This self-guided adventure takes you from Oslo to the dramatic west coast, but with extra time in the Stavanger area. Travel by cruise ship and train for the best views of Norway’s larger than life landscapes. And for even more unforgettable views, take an optional hike up to Pulpit Rock or the gravity-defying Kjeragbolten boulder.
Nidaros Cthedral and Archbishop’s Palace
FLØIBANEN FUNICULAR (FUNICULAR-RAILWAY)
Arrive to Gardermoen Airport inOslo.For an easy and comfortable way to get to your hotel in central Oslo, we are happy to arrange a private transfer for you.
Head to Oslo Central Station early in the morning to board the Dovre Railway, which passes over the Dovre mountain plateau through historic towns and nature preservations. The journey concludes at Trondheim. After reaching Trondheim, use rest of the evening to explore the sights of this medieval city, including Bakklandet, an idyllic neighbourhood full of history and culture.
Spend the night in Trondheim.
Departure from Oslo: 08:07
Arrival to Trondheim: 14:50
Today you have the entire day to explore this vibrant port city. Explore Museums, Gardens, Cathedral on your own .
Spend another night in Trondheim.
After Breakfast ,board Hurtigruten cruise ship at the city harbour. The Coastal Voyage commences along the Trondheim Fjord.The final port of the day is Ålesund, a city renowned for its Art Nouveau architecture and fairytale atmosphere. Spend the night in a cabin on board the cruise ship. Departure from Trondheim: 10:00 An optional shore excursion may be available.
Spend the night in a cabin on board the cruise ship.
Departure from Trondheim: 10:00
An optional shore excursion may be available.
Sail throughout the night to the final destination—Bergen. Here you will disembark in the afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day as you wish. For a good overview of this city, we recommend the one-hour “mini-train” sightseeing tour through the city centre.
Spend the night in Bergen.
Arrival in Bergen: 14:30
Explore Norway’s second largest city ,Bergen—“The Capital of the Fjords”, has retained the atmosphere and charm of a small town. Here you’ll find the old wharf of Bryggen—a UNESCO World Heritage site, centuries-old houses, a vibrant fish and flower market and an interesting range of museums. Or, for a bird’s eye view of the city, take a relaxing and scenic ride up the Flöibanen cable cars to the top of Mount Fløyen. Spend another night in Bergen.
From Bergen you will take a rail to Myrdal station. You change to the Flåm Railway, the Steepest line in Northern Europe, and reach the village of Flåm. Here you will go on a Fjord cruise through the World Heritage areas of Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord to the town to Gudvangen. From Gudvangen you will drive through spectacular Nærøydalen and hair-pins of Stalheims road, back to Voss where you will take the train back to Bergen.
Spend the night in Bergen.
Tour Duration: approx 8 Hours
After Breakfast take Coastal Bus to West Coast Of Norway, through fjords and islands to Stavanger. The bus ride includes two ferry crossings, where you can stretch your legs, visit the cafeteria and enjoy the view from the passenger deck.
Overnight at Stavanger
After breakfast , explore the city . And not far from Stavanger is the gorgeous Lysefjord, which includes the famous natural landmarks of the Pulpit Rock(Preikestolen) and Kjærag Mountain with its dare-devil photo spot, the Kjeragbolten boulder. These impressive sights are accessible on optional tours that depart daily in summer from the city centre.
Spend another night in Stavanger.
After breakfast at your hotel, head to Stavanger Central Station to board the train that takes you through the south-eastern part of the country, often called “Norway’s Sunny Side”. Arrive in the evening to Oslo, where you will spend one last night.
Departure from Stavanger: 10:32
Arrival to Oslo: 18:58
AYou can take a express train or a taxi to Oslo-Gardermoen Airport. If your flight is in the afternoon, you can do shopping or visit a museum.