The Golden Route

Explore Oslo, Bergen and Ålesund. 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.

Duration

9+ days

Transportation

Train, Boat, Bus

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Self guided

FROM EUR 1325 per adult

Itinerary - Day by day

Add extra nights in Oslo - Oslo, the capital of Norway From EUR 79 per person per night

Add extra nights in Ålesund - Ålesund - day at leisure From EUR 75 per person per night

Add extra nights in Bergen - Bergen - day at leisure From EUR 69 per person per night

Add extra nights in Oslo - Bergen Railway to Oslo (optional: Fjord cruise & Flåm Railway) From EUR 79 per person per night

Tour category

Thon Hotel Astoria

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Thon Hotel Opera

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included: 

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast
  • 1 overnight on board Hurtigruten from Ålesund to Bergen in an unspecified inside cabin (twin beds) with private shower/WC, including breakfast
  • Train from Oslo via Dombås to Åndalsnes
  • Bus from Åndalsnes to Geiranger (only operating June 22 to August 16, see below for alternative outside this period)
  • Train from Bergen to Oslo
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • 24/7 emergency phone service while travelling.
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)
  • Hotel room in Ålesund until cruise departure after midnight
  • Outside cabin on board Hurtigruten (unspecified category, twin beds)
  • Vy Comfort/ 1st class on the train from Oslo to Dombås
  • Vy Comfort/ 1st class on the train from Bergen to Oslo

Please note - alternate start locations:
This tour can also commence in Bergen and Ålesund. Please specify your preferred start location in the remarks field when submitting the reservation (if other than Oslo).

Travelling outside June 23 to August 17 2019:
The bus from Åndalsnes to Geiranger via Trollstigen only operates from June 24 to August 18 (= day 2 of the itinerary). If you travel outside this period, we will book the bus from Åndalsnes to Ålesund for you, one extra night in Ålesund instead of Geiranger and a day cruise with Hurtigruten from Ålesund to Geiranger and back to Ålesund. The tour price will be the same.

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