MAGIC OF THE FJORDS & STOCKHOLM 9 DAYS

9 Days: Bergen, Sognefjord, Oslo & Stockholm
Tour overview:

Experience the best of what Norway & Sweden have to offer: fjords, waterfalls, coastal and city culture, the unique Viking History, a glacier, mountains & majestic forests, and idyllic islands are among what you will find. This type of tour is unique, we classify it as semi-independent. You will travel the region using railway, panoramic train route and ferries. There are no coaches included except for the sightseeing in Oslo, we therefore recommend you travel light and find your inner adventurer. The tour only includes guiding in Oslo, Bergen & Stockholm. The rest of the time is at leisure to explore the region at your own pace. There will be an escort following the route of the tour from Bergen through Oslo until Stockholm, so do not worry about having vouchers for hotels or trains, these will be taken care of. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!


Day 1 - Arrival To Norway

Welcome to The Kingdom of Norway – a country with the most beautiful fjords on Earth. Arrival in Bergen and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight in Bergen, Zender K, Scandic Ornen or similar.


Day 2 - Bergen

Breakfast in the hotel.Discover Bergen – the world heritage city. Bergen is the Gateway to the Fjords of Norway. As a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, the Bergen region has the ideal combination of nature, culture, and exciting urban life all year around. At 10:00, meet your local guide at the reception of your hotel and enjoy a walking tour of the city of Bergen. Pass through the most emblematic places such as the Hanseatic Bryggen, with the church of Mary, the Hakon fortress and the famous fish market. You can visit the Fløibanen Funicular, which will take you on the top of the Mountain Fløyen, for overall view of the city. To get a real taste of Norway, we would recommend choosing one of our optional activities: Bergen Food Tour (15:00, approx. 3 hrs.)Overnight in Bergen, Zender K, Scandic Ornen or similar.


Day 3 - Bergen – Sognefjord

Breakfast in the hotel.Depending on your hotel location we will provide a transfer to port or morning walk to the Bergen port where you will embark a cruise to Balestrand. Enjoy the views of Sognefjord, the King of Fjords. Departure from Bergen: 08:00 am (schedule subject to change). Arrival in Balestrand: 11:55 am. Upon arrival in Balestrand – short walk from port to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner time will be advised bymyour escort. Overnight & dinner in Balestrand. Kviknes Hotel, Dragsvik Hotel, Balestrand Hotel) or similar.


Day 4 - Balestrand To Oslo

Breakfast in the hotel.The continuation of your journey on the Sognefjord today stars with a cruise. Sognefjord - the King of Norway and the longest fjord in Norway. The initial part of the fjord, called Aurlandsfjord, is a 17- kilometer arm of the world’s second longest fjord, the Sognefjord (204 km). It is one of the most picturesque fjords in the world. Arrive in Flåm, where you will have some free time to discover this beautiful village. Departure to Myrdal by train. Myrdal station is a mountain railway station and junction, located about 13 km from the village Flåm. Board the famous Flåmsbana - one of the steepest trainlines in the world. The train journey runs through fantastic nature, past the Rallar road, steep mountains, breath-taking waterfalls and no less than 20 tunnels. It offers so many viewpoints that many feel like travelling multiple times between the mountain and thefjord. Schedule (*subject to change) Overnight in Oslo.11:55 Cruise Balestrand - Flåm – arrival in Flåm at 13:25.16:05 Panoramic train from Flåm – arrival in Myrdal at 17:02.17:53 Bergen Railway train from Myrdal – arrival in Oslo at 22:27 or 23:00.Clarion the Hub, Thon Opera, Thon Spectrum or similar.


Day 5 - Balestrand To Oslo

Breakfast in the hotel.The continuation of your journey on the Sognefjord today stars with a cruise. Sognefjord - the King of Norway and the longest fjord in Norway. The initial part of the fjord, called Aurlandsfjord, is a 17- kilometer arm of the world’s second longest fjord, the Sognefjord (204 km). It is one of the most picturesque fjords in the world. Arrive in Flåm, where you will have some free time to discover this beautiful village. Departure to Myrdal by train. Myrdal station is a mountain railway station and junction, located about 13 km from the village Flåm. Board the famous Flåmsbana - one of the steepest trainlines in the world. The train journey runs through fantastic nature, past the Rallar road, steep mountains, breath-taking waterfalls and no less than 20 tunnels. It offers so many viewpoints that many feel like travelling multiple times between the mountain and thefjord. Schedule (*subject to change) Overnight in Oslo.11:55 Cruise Balestrand - Flåm – arrival in Flåm at 13:25.16:05 Panoramic train from Flåm – arrival in Myrdal at 17:02.17:53 Bergen Railway train from Myrdal – arrival in Oslo at 22:27 or 23:00.Clarion the Hub, Thon Opera, Thon Spectrum or similar.


Day 6 - Oslo

Breakfast in the hotel.Meet your local guide at the reception of the hotel and depart for 3 hrs city sightseeing of this vibrant capital city starting at 11:00am. Guided tour of the city including the Frogner Park, the Royal Palace, City Hall, and Akershus Fortress. Overnight in a hotel in Oslo. Clarion the Hub, Thon Opera, Thon Spectrum or similar.


Day 7 - Oslo To Stockholm

Breakfast in the hotel.Departure to Stockholm by high-speed train. Arrival in Stockholm, a city surrounded by almost 25.000 small islands. Rest of the day at leisure – walk along the streets and explore the city of the royal family, and the main Drottninggatan – Queen Street, with many shops, bars, and cafes.Overnight in Stockholm.


Day 8 - Stockholm

Breakfast in the hotel.Meet your tour leader and a local guide at the reception of your hotel and depart for 3 hrs city sightseeing Stockholm. Stockholm is generally referred to as Beauty on Water, or Venice of the North, which is understandable, as the city is built upon 14 islands. It is surrounded by Lake Mälaren, and by the Baltic Sea. City’s grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums reveal its 700 year-old history beautifully.During your sightseeing tour you will visit the Gamla Stan (Old town), where you will be charmed by cobblestone streets, crooked but beautifully preserved buildings & The Royal Palace.Overnight in Stockholm. 


Day 9 - Depart Oslo

Breakfast in the hotel.Our tour ends after breakfast. Depending on your flight details, you can still enjoy some last- minute shopping for the Viking souvenirs, walk along the streets and explore the city of the royal family, and the main Karl Johan’s Street, with many shops, bars, and cafes. Depart for the airport