KRISTIANSUND – TRONDHEIM – OSLO – FLÅM – BERGEN – ÅLESUND
– Including the "Norway in a nutshell"-excursion by train and boat.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL KRISTIANSUND. Arrival in Kristiansund. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 2: KRISTIANSUND – TRONDHEIM. Departure with expressboat to Trondheim (NB: Limited departures Saturdays). Arrival in Trondheim, the historic city and technology capital of Norway. Use the afternoon to explore the city and enjoy the beutful old town of Bakklandet. We recommend a visit to the Nidaros Cathedral, the biggest cathedral in Scandinavia. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: TRONDHEIM – OSLO. Embark the train and leave the beautiful city of Trondheim. You will explore the Dovrefjell Railways and travel over the Dovrfjell platau before you reach the traditional Gudbrandsalen Valley. Via the Olympic City of Lillehammer you will arrive Oslo in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: OSLO – FLÅM. You have time in the morning to see the famous attractions of Oslo. Depending on your train schedule today you might want to book a city tour where you see the most important highlights. In the afternoon you catch the train and enjoy the Bergen Railway through Hallingdal Valley via Geilo to Myrdal. Here you change trains and continue with the famous Flåm Railway to Flåm. The journey on the Flam Railway is regarded as one of the highlights of the Norway in a nutshell tour. The 20-km-long train journey from the mountain station of Myrdal down to Flåm, down beside the fjord, takes around 55 minutes. On the journey, you have views of some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in Norway with an ever-changing panorama of tall mountains and cascading waterfalls. The train moves slowly or stops at the best views. Short walk to your hotel upon arrival. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: FLÅM – BERGEN. Continue your journey with a beautiful fjord cruise from Flåm to Gudvangen over the Aurlandsfjord and the Nærøyfjord. There will be a bus waiting for you in Gudvangen to take you to Voss, where you embark the train and continue to Bergen, the capitol of the fjords. We recommend you to go with the funicular Fløibanen up to the mountain of Fløien to enjoy the view of the city and the surrounding archipelago. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 6: BERGEN – ÅLESUND. A long but very beautiful bus journey will take you from Bergen, via the Sognefjord, Førde, the NOrdfjord and to Ålesund. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 7: ÅLESUND – KRISTIANSUND. With local busses you will leave Ålesund in the morning, conintue to Molde and arrive Kristiansund. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 8: KRISTIANSUND - END OF SERVICES
7 x overnights in middle class hotels
7 x breakfast
Express boat Kristiansund – Trondheim
Train Trondheim – Oslo, 2nd class
Train Oslo – Myrdal – Flåm, 2nd class
Fjord cruise Flåm – Gudvangen
Bus Gudvangen – Voss
Train Voss – Bergen, 2nd class
Bus Bergen – Ålesund
Bus Ålesund - Kristiansund
PRICES AND CONDITIONS
Rate per person in NOK:
12.950,- (approx. USD 1650) per person in a double room
5.200,- (approx. USD 665) single room supplement
WITH SUBJECT TO ERRORS AND CHANGES. CANCELLATION AND PAYMENT 4 WEEKS BEFORE ARRIVAL.