The Prominent Fjords

9 days/8 nights
Superior First Class

We are pleased to offer you the ultimate tour of Norway - a quality first class tour at a leisurely pace during which you will experience Norway whilst staying at very good first class hotels right in the heart of each city. The scenic highlights include the longest fjord in Norway - The Sognefjord, and the Briksdal Glacier. Whilst in the Fjord area you will stay at hotels belonging to "The Prominent Hotels of the Fjords of Norway". You will be travelling on the famous Flåm Railway and cruising the fjords by ferries and boat. Bergen, the Capital of the fjords, will surprise and enchant you. Throughout the tour you will travel by first class coach and with one of our professional Tour Escorts who will ensure you get full enjoyment during your holiday.

Day 1 Thursday
Oslo

Arrival and transfer to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free for your independent activities and shopping. You will informed today the pick-up time for tommorow’s sightseeing tour. Overnight.
Day 2 Friday
Oslo

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Your sightseeing tour starts at approximately at 10.00-10.30 hours, followed by 3 hours guided tour of the Norwegian capital. You will visit the worldfamous Viking Ships Museum and the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park. Evening free. Hotel in the centre of Oslo.

Day 3 Saturday
Oslo

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Day free in Oslo. The bustling Aker Brygge Harbour, the Akershus Fortress, and other popular attractions are all within walking distance of your hotel. Your tour escort will assist you in planning your day and offer optional excursions. Hotel in the centre of Oslo.

Day 4 Sunday
Oslo-Lofthus in Hardangerfjord

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure from Oslo, driving to the mountain resort of Geilo for a stop. The tour continues passing the wild Hardanger Mountain Pleateau and the highest waterfall, Vöringsfoss, with a vertical drop of 180 m. Descend to the lovely Hardanger Fjord where you will be spending the night at the traditional Ullensvang Hotel, situated at the waterfront. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5 Monday
Lofthus-Balestrand

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today you will travel to the Sognefjord starting with crossing the Hardanger bridge before a scenic train journey from Voss to Flåm. This train journey is one of the most famous in Norway and gives fantastic views of the fjord. In Flåm you will take a 2 hours cruise along the Aurlands, Naeröy and Sognefjord. Continue by coach over the Vika mountains to Vangsnes, followed by a short trip by ferry crossing the Sognefjord. Arrival in Balestrand in time for dinner and accommodation at the Kviknes Hotel, beautifully located overlooking the fjord.

Day 6 Tuesday
Balestrand-Loen

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure from hotel by coach to Fjaerland. Visit to the glacier Museum. Continue by coach along the scenic route, passing the Jostedal Glacier (the largest in Europe) and the village of Skei. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open troll cars to give you the best view. During the afternoon the tour continues to Loen. Dinner and accommodation at the first class hotel Alexandra in Loen.

Day 7 Wednesday
Loen-Bergen

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Depart Loen for Bergen. Once again we drive the scenic road around Nord Fjord and Skei before arriving at Forde for lunch(optional). The journey continues with a short ferry crossing from Lavik to Oppedal. Arrive early evening in Bergen – a World Heritage City. Hotel in central Bergen.

Day 8 Thursday
Bergen

Buffet breakfast at hotel. This morning you will enjoy a city tour of this beautiful Old Hansa Town, surrounded by 7 mountains. The tour escort will show you the Old Bryggen area and the popular Fish & Flower Market, the ancient Maria Church, Hanseatic Quarter, Old Bryggen Harbour and other famous sights. Hotel in central Bergen.

Day 9 Friday
Bergen

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to international airport outside Bergen. End of our services.



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Rates in EUR: 2840 per person in triple (Please note that in Scandinavia a triple room is a double room with extra bed. This bed is usually a very simple bed or a sofa). 2950 per person in double. 1350 single supplement.
Hotels included or similar

Oslo

Radisson Blu Scandinavian Oslo superior first class.   Radisson Blu Plaza Oslo superior first class. 

Lofthus

Ullensvang Hotel - superior first class hotel

Balestrand or Solvorn

Kvikne's Hotel - first class hotel or Walaker Hotel - first class hotel

Loen

Alexandra Hotel - superior first class hotel

Bergen

Radisson Blu Royal Bergen - first class or Clarion Collection Havnekontoret - first class
Departures: June 20
July 18
August 15

Rates include:

  • Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 dinners
  • Transfers included upon arrival in Oslo and departure in Bergen
  • Touring by first class air-conditioned motorcoach plus full time service of an English and Spanish speaking professional tour escort from Dorothy Tours.
  • Luggage handling of one piece of luggage per person at hotels.
  • 2nd class train Voss-Myrdal-Flåm
  • Local ferries in Norway according to programme.
  • Electric "troll cars" to the Briksdal Glacier.
  • Entries to Viking Ship Museum in Oslo and Glacier Museum in Fjaerland.
  • Tour conducted in English and Spanish.
  • Twin/dbl bed accommodation at first/superior first class hotels listed or similar.
  • Dorothy Tours limits passenger luggage transportation to 1 piece of luggage of normal size (ie. max cm 60 x 80 x 35 or max inches 23,5 x 31,5 x 13,8) per person. Should this be exceeded Dorothy Tours will have to charge an additional EUR 85 per piece of luggage for hotels, per tour. For extra bag on Flight BGO-STO an extra bag á 20kg is min EUR 120 not refunded, subject to confirmation (This excludes hand luggage).

Important notice:

Dorothy Tours is not responsible or liable for loss, damage or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings. It is of the utmost importance that passengers have adequate travel insurance to cover last minute cancellations, medical emergencies, loss, damage and/or theft. Dorothy Tours reserves the right to make changes in the program and/or hotels if necessary. Always in the same standard and category.

2018-01-23/WS