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Itineraries

Day 1: TUESDAY, JULY 12

Mpls/St. Paul – Oslo

Depart the USA on your transatlantic flight. To request alternate dates or for estimated airfare supplements from other US cities, please note on application.

Day 2: WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

Oslo

Arrive at Oslo Gardermoen Airport. Transfer to the hotel in the city center. Balance of day free to relax and adjust to time change. Dinner and overnight at Clarion Hotel Oslo.

Meals: Dinner

Day 3: THURSDAY, JULY 14

Oslo

Morning sightseeing tour includes Vigeland Park, and Holmenkollen Ski Jump. Balance of day free. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: FRIDAY, JULY 15

Oslo – Vaset

Depart by coach for Valdres. Drive the lush and beautiful Valdres Valley, ancestral home of your tour guide. In Fagernes, tour the Valdres Folk Museum. Visit the Slidredomen Church. Enjoy dinner and tour of your guide's family farm. Drive to Gomobu Fjellstue for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Saturday, July 16

Vaset

Day free for hiking in the area, or biking along mountain trails (bike rentals available upon request). Dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Sunday, July 17

Vaset – Flåm

Drive to Gol and continue through the Hallingdal Valley. Cross the largest high mountain plateau in northern Europe, the barren Hardanger Plateau. Descend the wild Måbødal Canyon past the Vøring Waterfall plunging 600 ft into a narrow rock basin. Tour the Hardanger Nature Center reflecting the Norwegians’ love and respect for nature. Lunch on own. Proceed to Voss. Enjoy a 3-hour family rafting adventure on the Vosso River, which runs from Voss to Evanger. Start in flat water, then go with the flow for about 4 miles, passing sections of gentle rapids with waves and whirlpools, ending in Evanger Lake. Barbecue dinner and continue to the fjord-side community of Flåm. Overnight at Flåmsbrygga Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Monday, July 18

Flåm

Day free for a variety of optional activities (please request list of optional activities upon registration). Dinner at Ægir, one of Norway’s best craft breweries, housed in a building inspired by Norse mythology, with the exterior reminiscent of a stave church. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Tuesday, July 19

Flåm – Voss – Bergen

Board the Flåm Railway, one of the top 20 train rides in Europe. Ascend the wild Flåm Valley to Myrdal. Change to the Oslo/Bergen Railway and continue to Bergen. Transfer to hotel followed by short walking tour of beautiful Bergen. Dinner and evening on own. Overnight at Clarion Admiral Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Wednesday, July 20

Bergen – Stavanger

Morning free. Walk to the pier for 1:30pm departure by ferry to Stavanger. Relax on board the ferry as you pass quaint villages and dramatic coastal scenery. Upon arrival in Stavanger at 7:00pm, transfer to hotel. Overnight at Clarion Hotel Stavanger.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Thursday, July 21

Excursion to Pulpit Rock

Morning transfer to the base of Pulpit Rock by bus/ferry. Enjoy an invigorating 3.5-mile hike to Pulpit Rock which rises nearly 2000 feet above the Lysefjorden. Return to Stavanger in the evening. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11: Friday, July 22

Stavanger – Depart

Tour ends following breakfast. Transfer to Stavanger Sola Airport for return flight. Longer stays may be requested upon registration for a minimum charge of $250.

Meals: Breakfast

ITINERARY INCLUDES:

 

  • Roundtrip airfare from Mpls / St. Paul, including taxes, fees & fuel surcharge
  • 9 nights accommodations, double occupancy, with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast [B] and 6 dinners [D]
  • 1st-class touring coach, train & ferries per itinerary
  • City sightseeing in Oslo
  • 3-hour Family Rafting Adventure (suitable for all skill levels)
  • Entrance fees to all sites including: Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Valdres Folk Museum, Slidredomen Church and the Hardanger Nature Center
  • Luggage handling at hotels for 1 suitcase (subject to availability)
  • Tour Director for Days 2 – 11

PRICE WITH AIR/TAXES/FUEL FROM........................... $ 4595

Price includes airfare from Mpls/St. Paul plus taxes/fees and fuel surcharge.  Fuel and taxes are subject to change and if needed, will be re-assessed in your statement prior to final payment. Inquire about airfare from your home city.

 

LAND ONLY FROM............................................................... $ 3495

Services begin in Oslo and end in Stavanger

 

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT ........................................................ $ 675