Fjord Tours

Discover Fjord Norway - 6 days

Independent Rail Tours, Start in Oslo

Discover the fjords of Norway in combination with Oslo and Bergen. You will travel from Oslo to Bergen on the Bergen- and Flåm Railway across the mountain to the Norwegian fjords, where you will experience a fjord cruise on the spectacular Nærøyfjord. This tour will show you the fjords in a nutshell.

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2018 Early booking discount

Looking to travel in 2018?
We are currently offering an early booking discount for our independent rail tours; 2017 price for travel in 2018. This offer is valid until the 2018 prices have been updated on our website. The offer can not be combined with any other discounts, nor is it applicable for any additional add-ons bookable for this tour.

Tour details

This tour can commence in: Oslo or Bergen

Day 01: Arrival in Oslo

  • Arrival in Oslo according to your own itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 02: Explore the Norwegian capital

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Oslo.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Vigeland Sculpture Park
    • Viking Ship Museum
    • Oslo Opera House
    • Kon-tiki Museum
    • Munch Museum
  • Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 03: Travel on the Bergen Railway to Myrdal and Vatnahalsen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Bergen Railway from Oslo to Myrdal.
  • Flåm Railway from Myrdal to Vatnahalsen.
  • Afternoon at leisure at Vatnahalsen.
  • Dinner at Vatnahalsen Mountain Hotel.
  • Accommodation at Vatnahalsen.

Day 04: Vatnahalsen - Flåm Railway & Fjord Cruise - Bergen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Flåm Railway from Vatnahalsen to Flåm.
  • Time at leisure in Flåm.
  • 2-hour fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord.
  • Bus from Gudvangen to Voss (Stalheimskleiva).
  • Bergen Railway from Voss to Bergen.
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 05: Day at leisure in Bergen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Bergen.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Bryggen Wharf
    • Fløibanen funicular
    • Edvard Grieg’s home Troldhaugen
    • The Fish and Flower market
    • Old Bergen Open Air Museum
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 06: Departure from Bergen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.

Day 01: Arrival in Oslo

Arrival in Oslo according to your own itinerary. The Norwegian capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. Arable fields, vast forests and the untouched nature areas. The city’s surroundings provide recreational opportunities that are frequently taken advantage of by the city’s inhabitants, as well as increasingly by visitors. Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 02: Explore the Norwegian capital

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure to explore Oslo. Oslo offers many well know sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Munch Museum and Oslo Opera House. With the hop-on/hop-off Oslo cruise during summer you can easily go from the city of Oslo to Bygdøy peninsula where the Kon-tiki and Fram Polar Museum is located (please see add-ons for further details). Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 03: Travel on the Bergen Railway to Myrdal and Vatnahalsen

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure from Oslo by train. The 5 hour journey from Oslo to Myrdal is part of the Bergen Railway, classed as one of the finest train journeys in the world. This railway connects the two largest cities in Norway and shows the diversity of the Norwegian landscape. In Myrdal you will change to the Flåm Railway which, only one stop later, will arrive at Vatnahalsen Mountain Hotel. The family owned hotel offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, as well as a spectacular location 820 metres above sea level. Please note that Vatnahalsen Hotel is a tourist class hotel, but included in both of our hotel categories due to it's breathtaking location. Here you can breath in the fresh mountain air, relax or go for walks in a completely car free environment. Dinner and accommodation at Vatnahalsen Mountain Hotel.

Day 04: Vatnahalsen - Flåm Railway & Fjord Cruise - Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel, before continuing down the Flåm Railway to Flåm. The Flåm Railway passes through wild and beautiful mountain scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides reaching a height of up to 900 metres and down to the Sognefjord. There is no other adhesion railway in the world running on normal tracks that is so steep over a long distance. Time at leisure in Flåm before continuing by boat on the Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. The Nærøyfjord is the narrowest fjord channel in Europe, and has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. From Gudvangen the journey continues by bus through the Nærøyfjord Valley and up Stalheimskleiva Road, with its 13 steep hairpin bends (Stalheimskleiva is only open during the summer). The last part of today's journey will be by train from Voss to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city and the world’s only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords. Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 05: Day at leisure in Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure in Bergen. Even though Bergen is the second largest city in Norway, it is rather a town with the charm and atmosphere of a small town; you can walk practically everywhere in only 20 minutes and instead of tall buildings you will find wooden houses and narrow streets. Take a stroll along Bryggen Wharf before heading to Mount Fløyen with Fløibanen funicular for a spectacular view of the city. Other sights of interest include Edvard Grieg's home Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum). Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 06: Departure from Bergen

Breakfast in the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.

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