About This Trip

This 9-day independent tour features visits to Oslo, Bergen and 4 nights in the heart of the Norway’s Fjord Country at the Brekke Fjord Retreat. Spend your days outdoors hiking the Flåm Valley, riding the famous Flåm Railway and picnicking on picturesque mountainsides.

Dates & Prices

  • Daily Departures Between:
    Jan 1 2017 to Dec 31 2017
  • Price from: $915 per person Price based on June - August departures and double occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $785

Tour Information

Tour/Price Includes

  • 4 nights hotel accommodations, 1st class/superior tourist class, double occupancy
  • Daily breakfast [B] at hotels
  • 4 nights at Brekke’s Fjord Retreat cabin
  • Detailed map and driving instructions to the cabin

Disclaimer

Itinerary can be reversed (Bergen to Oslo).

Price is subject to availability and does not include car rental or airfare. Optional activities and entrance fees are not included.

For prices outside June-August, please contact our office.

Please read Brekke's Terms and Conditions for this tour carefully before registering.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Oslo

Arrive in Oslo. Overnight at the Thon Hotel Opera, or similar.

Day 2: Oslo

Breakfast at the hotel. Your day is free to sightsee in Norway’s capital city. Visit some of the city’s most famous sites including Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Norwegian Folk Museum or Akershus Castle. Overnight at hotel.

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Day 3: Oslo—Brekke’s Fjord Retreat

After breakfast at the hotel, pick-up car rental (not included in price) and drive to Flåm. There are several routes available each featuring Norway’s beautiful scenery and rich history:

Available Routes:

  • Drive through the breathtaking mountains of Hallingdal Valley to Flåm (approx. 5 hour drive + stops)
  • Drive through the Valdres Valley. Enroute stop to visit the Borgund Stave Church, one of the oldest and best preserved of the remaining stave churches. Continue to Lærdal where you have an opportunity to visit the Wild Salmon Center. Drive through the world’s 2nd longest tunnel (15.28 miles) to Aurland.

Upon arrival in Flåm, continue to Brekke’s Fjord Retreat for overnight.

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Day 4: Excursion in Area

Wake up refreshed and ready for a day of adventure! We recommend spending your first day in Norway’s Fjord country experiencing the Flåm Railway & fjord cruise (Norway in a Nutshell experience). See various options below:



Sightseeing Options:

  • Train to Myrdal and hike down the valley
  • Roundtrip train from Flåm to Myrdal
  • Train to Myrdal; continue on Oslo/Bergen Railway to Voss; bus to Gudvangen; cruise to Flåm
  • Cruise from Flåm to Gudvangen with return to Flåm by bus
  • Enjoy a close up view of the fjord on a fjord safari
Day 5: Excursion in Area

For fabulous views of the region, drive to Aurland and up the narrow and winding mountain road with its hairpin bends which leads to Stegastein. A picnic lunch perhaps? Return to Aurland. Optional drive to Flåm. Tour and shopping in the harbor area or walk up the Flåm valley to view the local church from the 1600’s.

Day 6: Excursion in Area

On your last day in Flåm, enjoy a day of relaxation, go kayaking or take the train up the valley for a picnic before hiking back down.

Day 7: Flåm—Bergen

Upon departure from Flåm, optional visit to the village of Undredal, home of the smallest stave church in Northern Europe. Continue on to the popular winter and summer resort of Voss. Proceed to Bergen and drop off rental car. Overnight at the Clarion Admiral or similar. Your afternoon and evening are free to visit the famous Fish Market, ride the funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen for a magnificent view of Bergen or stroll through the old cobble-stoned streets.

Day 8: Bergen

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a day free for sightseeing in Norway’s second largest city. Visit Troldhaugen, home of Norway’s internationally-known composer, the late Edvard Grieg; take a walk through the historic Hanseatic Wharf; or simply enjoy shopping for those last-minute souvenirs.

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Day 9: Bergen - Depart

Tour ends following breakfast at hotel.

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