Independent Rail Tours

Travel by train through Scandinavia. We offer spectacular Scandinavian rail tours, including the breathtaking fjords of Norway, impressive mountain passes and the Scandinavian capitals. Our Independent Rail Tours are a selection of eco-friendly package tours, where travel is by public transport, including train, boat and/or bus. Several tours also include overnight cruises, scenic railways and fjord cruises. Sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery.
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Winter break in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Visit the Christmas market at Europe's oldest amusement park Tivoli Gardens which each year transforms into a Christmas paradise of sparkling lights, hundreds of Christmas trees and stalls offering Danish specialties, handicrafts and locally produced art. Possibility to combine the tour with a visit to Stockholm.

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Visit the Nordic capitals Helsinki, Stockholm and Oslo: Helsinki - the capital of Finland, Stockholm - the capital of Sweden, Oslo - the capital of Norway. Travel by train and enjoy an overnight cruise on the Baltic Sea between Helsinki and Stockholm.

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Explore all three Scandinavian capitals; Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. Travel comfortably by train from Stockholm to Oslo and by overnight cruise from Oslo to Copenhagen.

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Experience the Christmas spirit in Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Stockholm at some of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in Scandinavia. You will find everything from Christmas decorations and ornaments to unique Christmas gift items at the small charming stalls. Taste spicy and hot mulled wine and get into Christmas mood!

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Norway in a Nutshell is by far the most popular Norwegian travel experience. Travel from Bergen to Oslo, and experience a fjord cruise on the spectacular Nærøyfjord, as well as a ride with the Flåm- and Bergen Railway. Tour available all year.

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Travel from Bergen via the Norwegian Fjords to Oslo during the winter; discover breathtaking scenery covered in pure white snow and ice and experience the peace and quiet. Continue by flight to the Norther Lights city of Tromsø, the perfect starting point for exotic winter activities and Northern Lights excursions.

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Visit the Scandinavian capitals; Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo, as well and the Finnish capital Helsinki. Travel from Copenhagen by overnight cruise to Oslo, continue by train to Stockholm and then by overnight cruise to Helsinki.

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Visit Oslo and Bergen and stay two nights in the fjord village of Balestrand, located by the Sognefjord. Travel on spectacular railways, including the Flåm Railway, and enjoy a fjord cruise on the Sognefjord. Optional fjord & glacier excursion. Tour available May-September.

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Start the Inland Railway in Östersund taking you north through Swedish Lapland; the land of the midnight sun. Travel at a leisurely 30 miles per hour through unspoiled landscapes of virgin forests and crystal-clear mountain streams. Food, coffee and sightseeing stops are made along the way.

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Combine the Scandinavian Capitals Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo with a Northern Lights break in Tromsø in Northern Norway. Travel by train and overnight cruise ferry, and book a flight to Tromsø where you can experience the Northern Lights and exotic winter activities.

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Norway activity tour including Oslo, the Norwegian fjord region, Voss and Bergen. Experience activities like biking, fjord safari by RIB boat and spectacular train journeys. For the more adventurous at heart we can offer White Water Rafting as an optional activity.

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Experience Stockholm - a city built on 14 islands. Continue to Oslo, the capital of Norway, before the journey goes to the spectacular Norwegian fjords and Bergen. Travel by train, including the Flåm- and Bergen Railway. This tour can easily be combined with Copenhagen.

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Travel with the Inland Railway through inland Sweden, with remote lakes, forests and mountains. Aboard the Inland Railway you will experience a train journey out of the ordinary. Continue to Trondheim, from where you will cruise with Hurtigruten to Bergen.

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Visit Stockholm and travel to Lapland with its spectacular nature and midnight sun. Stay the night at Båtsuoj Sami Centre and learn about Sami culture. The Inland Railway starts in Östersund and travels north through virgin forests to Gällivare above the Arctic Circle. Food, coffee and sightseeing stops are made along the way.

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Royal Norway - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Oslo, Bergen.

The Norwegian monarchy dates back more than one thousand years. Visit Oslo, the residence city of Norway's Royal Family, travel by train via the Olympic town of Lillehammer to Trondheim, the coronation city of Norway, and cruise with Hurtigruten to Bergen.

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Travel across Norway: Experience spectacular railway journeys and a breathtaking fjord cruise. Visit Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords, and the Scandinavian capitals Oslo and Stockholm. An overnight cruise will take you to Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

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Travel through the magical winter landscape of Norway: Embark on a cruise with Hurtigruten, travel on the scenic Flåm- & Bergen Railway and cruise along the snow-clad fjords. Visit the cities of Oslo, Bergen, Lillehammer and Trondheim.

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Travel from Oslo on the Bergen-, Flåm- and Dovre Railway, enjoy a fjord cruise on the spectacular Nærøyfjord and explore the Hanseatic city of Bergen before embarking on a 2-night cruise with Hurtigruten, including the Geirangerfjord (in summer) and Trondheim.

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Cruise along the western coastline of Norway and into the Sognefjord. Walk on a glacier, go downhill biking and experience a fjord safari with RIB boat on the Nærøyfjord. For the more adventurous at heart we can offer white water rafting as an optional activity.

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See the fjords, mountains and coastal scenery of Norway. Cruise along the coast of Norway, travel by train on the spectacular Bergen- and Flåm Railway, enjoy fjord cruises and visit Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger and Kristiansand.

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Combine the breathtaking Norwegian fjords with the Scandinavian Capitals Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm. Travel on the scenic Bergen- & Flåm Railway and embark on an overnight cruise between Oslo and Copenhagen.

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Visit two of Norway's impressive fjords; the Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord. Overnight in the charming fjord villages of Balestrand and Ulvik, join an optional glacier excursion and travel between Oslo and Bergen on the spectacular Bergen-, and Flåm Railway.

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See the fjords, mountains and coastal scenery of Norway. With Bergen as your starting point you will experience a variety of activities such as downhill biking, fjord safari by RIB boat, hiking to the Pulpit Rock and scenic train rides. For the more adventurous at heart we can also offer white water rafting!

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The Golden Route - 10 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Oslo.

Explore Oslo, Bergen, Ålesund and Lillehammer. Travel with the impressive Rauma- and Bergen Railway and enjoy a cruise with Hurtigruten on the Geirangerfjord and along the dramatic coastline of western Norway.

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Combine the Nordic capitals Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo with Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords. Embark on overnight cruises, scenic railways and enjoy a fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord.