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The Unique Fjords & Glaciers

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Price: 1740 EUR Per Person
Duration: 7 D - 6 N

Day 1: Arrive Bergen

Welcome to Bergen! Bergen is a city on Norway’s southwestern coast. It's surrounded by mountains and fjords, including Sognefjord, the country are longest and deepest. Bryggen features colorful wooden houses on the old wharf, once a center of the Hanseatic League's trading empire. The Fløibanen Funicular goes up Fløyen Mountain for panoramic views and hiking trails. The Edvard Grieg House is where the renowned composer once lived Make your own way to the hotel and rest of the day free for leisure. (Early check in subject to availability and based on flight timings). Why not take an evening journey on the funicular railway known as Fløibanen to he top of the nearby mountains for some stunning views.Optional Return tickets to Fløibanen, Bergen, per person € 16.00 Note that the ride takes approximately 10-15 minutes, per way.

Departure times:

Monday – Friday: 07:30 - 23:00

Saturday: 08:00 - 23:00

Sunday: 08:00 - 23:00

From 10:00 to 19:00 it runs every 15 minutes. Early mornings and late evenings it runs every half-hour.

The last train from the top station Fløien leaves at 23:00. Fløibanen is accessible to wheelchair users.

This evening you will meet our representative who will discuss the itinerary.

Overnight: Bergen

Meals: None

Day 2: Bergen/Hardangerfjord/Norheimsund (80 Km)

Breakfast at the hotel and later proceed for a guided city tour of Bergen Morning 2 hr sightseeing tour of Bergen, including the popular fish market, and the historical part of Bergen known as Bryggen. Depart Bergen and head into the beautiful Hardangerfjord, the orchard of Norway.The Hardangerfjord region has been an important European tourist destination since the 19th century. The area offers spectaclar nature and living culture, and is a perfect choice for active or more relaxing holidays. The Hardangerfjord is 179 km long and is the 3rd longest fjord in the world.Optional Buffet lunch/dinner cruise, Bergen (1.5 hours) (daily June-Sep), per person € 95.00Norheimsund is the administrative centre of Kvam, and the village is located on the northern shore of the Hardangerfjord. Norheimsund has one of Norway's most visited waterfalls - The Steinsdalsfossen. The waterfall is special because you can walk behind it without getting wet. When you stand under the waterfall with water roaring above your head you get a real sense of the forces of nature.If you come to Norheimsund by boat a stroll in the harbor in the village is highly recommended. Norheimsund and Øystese are located near one other and their attractions overlap.Check in at the hotel and rest of the day free. Dinner is included

Overnight: Norheimsund

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 03: Norheimsund/ Flåm/ Balestrand (260 Km)

Breakfast at the hotel followed by check out and transfer to Flam. Continuation via Voss to Stalheimen, situated on the very top of the Nærøydalen Canyon with a panoramic view over the valley. Drive via the panoramic route to the idyllic village of Flåm, from where you enjoy a fjord cruise to Gudvangen. Continue in your coach to Vangsnes, crossing the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in Norway and arriving in Balestrand for check-in Welcome to Balestrand. Known as the art village by the Sognefjord, Balestrand has inspired artists from all over the world. Balestrand is known for wonderful light and breathtaking nature. Artists from all over the world have travelled here for inspiration, and traces of both English and German architecture can be seen in the many villas.The historic Kviknes Hotel in Balestrand houses a large collection of paintings by painters that have visited the area and stayed at the hotel. There are also several galleries and exhibitions that are open throughout the summer months. The wonderful light and breathtaking nature still inspire artists from all over the world. If you spend the night in Balestrand, you can also take a trip to Fjærland and visit Breemuseet, go kayaking on the fjord, or go for a guided tour across the glacier Jostedalsbreen. (optional activities)

Overnight: Balestrand

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 04: Balestrand/ Nigardsbreen Glacier7 Balestrand (205 Km)

Breakfast at the hotel and explore Balestrand

Travel by ferry across the Fjærlandfjord, before reaching Jostedal and the Breheimsenteret Glacier centre located by the Jostedal Glacier. The jostedal Glacier is the largest glacier on the European mainland. The whole glacier, and also some of the nearby valleys, is protected as a national park. In front of the glacier there’s a small lake, which can be crossed on-board the passenger boat, or walk of approx. 30-40 minutes from the car park to the glacier and edge of Glacier. Unlike other Glacier’s, here you can get right up close. Lunch and entrance are also included at the Breheimsenteret Glacier Centre.

Overnight: Balestrand

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Balestrand/ Flåm/ Oslo (385 Km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and with great memories of Sweden proceed to Denmark.Mid morning journey across the Sognefjord again, this time to Flåm, before boarding one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world, the Flåm Railway. A spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscapes. The Flåm railway is one of the steepest train lines in the world on normal tracks, where almost 80% of the journey has a gradient of 5.5%. On arrival to the mountain station of Myrdal, you change trains and travel on the Bergen Line to the Norwegian capital, Oslo.Welcome to Oslo, the capital of Norway, sits on the country’s southern coast at the head of the Oslofjord. It’s known for its green spaces and museums. Many of these are on the Bygdøy Peninsula, including the waterside Norwegian Maritime Museum and the Viking Ship Museum, with Viking ships from the 9th century. The Holmenkollbakken is a ski-jumping hill with panoramic views of the fjord. It also has a ski museum. The remainder of the afternoon and evening is at leisure.

Overnight: Oslo

Meals: Breakfast

Day 06: Oslo City Tour

Breakfast at the hotel and later proceed for a guided city tour of Oslo Enjoy a 3 hour city tour of Oslo including the Vigeland Park with its 200 sculptures, a visit to Holmenkollen ski jump for a fantastic view over the city, and a walk on the Opera house (no entrances). Afternoon is at leisure to further explore Oslo and why not take one of the local ferries to Bygdoy peninsula and visit one of the many popular museums.

Overnight: Oslo

Meals: Breakfast

Day 07: Depart Oslo

Enjoy breakfast and rest of the day at leisure till your departure time, make your own to Copenhagen Airport to proceed to your next destination or return flight to India.

Meals: Breakfast

 Validity for Travel: Fixed dates as mentioned below

(Blackout Period: Congress dates & Easter week along with any events / exhibitions dates)

Child Policy & Rates:

Due to the nature of the programs, the travel distances and excursions included in the programs, the minimum age of participants on these tours is 5 years. Rate applicable for children of 5 - 12 years of age, when sharing rooms/cabins with 2 paying adults.

 Extra Bed / Triple Share:

Special tariff for any 3rd person sharing a double/twin room/cabin with 2 paying adults. A triple room/cabin is not necessarily a larger room or higher category, and may have limited space available, and in some cases may be a role away bed. Triple share rooms/cabins are on request and subject to availability.

INCLUSIONS:

Accommodation:

06 Nights accommodation in hotels mentioned or similar

Meals:

Daily breakfast except on day 01

Additional meals including 3 x Half Board dinners and 1 lunch

Sightseeing & Transfers:

Sightseeing as per the itinerary

Local guide for sightseeing tours in Bergen & Oslo

Services of an English speaking representative from Day 01 – Day 06

Coach / Train transportation from Day 02 – Day 04 as per the itinerary

Ferry Crossing Flam/ Gudvangen,Vangsnes/ Dragsvik, Dragsvik/Hella/Dragsvik, Balestrand/ Flam

Travel in Small Group size of 20 persons on the below mentioned dates:-

START                     END

02 JUNE 2019        08 JUNE 2019

23 JUNE 2019        29 JUNE 2019

30 JUNE 2019        06 JULY 2019

07 JULY 2019         13 JULY 2019

14 JULY 2019         20 JULY 2019

21 JULY 2019         27 JULY 2019

28 JULY 2019         03 AUG 2019

04 AUG 2019         10 AUG 2019

11 AUG 2019         17 AUG 2019

18 AUG 2019         24 AUG 2019

EXCLUSIONS

GST will be levied as applicable based on the date of confirmation

City Tax / Tourist Tax is mandatory and requested to be paid upon check in / checkout of each city

Airfare & Taxes

Rates are not valid on blackout dates / events, trade fairs, conventions and major congresses. Surcharges wherever applicable would be advised at the time of booking.

Visa Fees and Travel Insurance

Guaranteed early check in or late check out. This is completely at the discretion of the hotel and we can only put in a request for the same.

Any expenses of personal nature

Tips and porterage

Surcharges as applicable due to peak season, surcharge dates, trade fair dates.

Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.

Any services not mentioned in the inclusions list

Drinks including Water during meals / sightseeing tours are not included