Title
Norway in a Nutshell

Dear Friands and Family,

Please click the following link to view an existing trip that Pacific Holidays offers.
Url
Email
Close
 
Average Climate & Precipitation
Home / Destinations / Europe / Scandinavia / Norway / Norway in a Nutshell

Norway in a Nutshell

6 days/5 nights - from $1,210 per person Land Only

Departures & Rates

Take a 5-night journey through some of the most beautiful scenery in Fjord Norway. This tour includes breathtaking experiences on the Bergen Railway, the Flam Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the Nærøyfjord and the steep Stalheimskleiva road. You will also experience the cities Oslo and Bergen. Starting from $1210 per person, land only, with guaranteed weekly departures.

Day 1 - Arrive Oslo
Arrive in Oslo and transfer on your own to your hotel. (Scandic Oslo City/Continental)

Day 2 - Oslo
This morning, your city tour includes a guided walk through the Vigeland Sculpture Park. See the world-renowned collection of works by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Continue to the famous Holmenkollen Ski Jump for a photo stop and to enjoy the view from one of the city’s finest vantage points. Next, take a coach tour through the center of the city, as your guide provides information about the city’s history and culture and its major attractions, such as Akershus Castle and Fortress and the Royal Palace Park (Slottsparken).  Remainder of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 3 – Oslo/Myrdal/Flam (train)
After breakfast at the hotel, depart from Oslo by train. The journey from Oslo to Myrdal is part of the Oslo-Bergen railway, one of the finest train journeys in the world. In Myrdal, change to the Flam Railway, which passes through wild mountain scenery with breathtaking waterfalls and steep mountainsides and down to the Sognefjord and the village of Flam. (Fretheim/Flamsbrygga) (B)

Day 4 – Flam/Gudvangen/Bergen (train-boat-bus)
Today, travel by boat to Gudvangen on the Naeroyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue by bus through Naeroyfjord Valley and up the winding Stalheimskleiva road. The last part of the excursion is by train from Voss to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city. (Grand Terminus/Clarion Havnekontoret) (B)

Day 5 - Bergen
Today, take a half-day fjord cruise to Mostraumen. En route from Bergen, view the famous Bryggen and the old city of Bergen. Sail under Nordhordalandsbrua and on the Osterfjord. Experience the steep mountains as the fjord narrows, and pass several waterfalls. Also, enjoy the abundance of wildlife in the area. (B)

Day 6 – Depart Bergen
Transfer on your own to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Scroll right for more info »»

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Land Only *Single Supplement
January 1 - December 31 01/01 - 12/31
$ $0
$1210 S$1,210 S
$2025 FC$2,025 FC
$465 S$465 S
$795 FC$795 FC

Land Only prices are per person based on double occupancy. Hotels are S (standard) and FC (first-class), as indicated.

Suggested Airfare: From $1100 for Jun 1 - Aug 20, and for Dec 10 - Jan 10. From $750 for Jan 11 - May 31, and for Aug 21 - Dec 9. Air prices are per person from New York JFK airport to destination city on itinerary and return from last city on itinerary. Other gateway cities are available. Prices include government taxes and fees. 

Scroll right for more info »»

Tour features

  • Two-night stay each in a double occupancy room in Oslo and in Bergen
  • One-night stay in a double occupancy room in Flam 
  • Train from Oslo to Myrdal in comfort class
  • Train from Myrdal to Flam
  • Cruise from Flam to Gudvangen
  • Bus from Gudvangen to Voss
  • Train from Voss to Bergen in comfort class
  • Breakfast daily
  • Extensive sightseeing tours as per itinerary in each city with English-speaking guide
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • International airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • Standard (S) or First-Class (FC) hotels as per itinerary
  • If hotels listed are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Tickets must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available  
from $1,210
General information about the region
Oslo. Norway
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 31 32 39 49 62 68 71 69 60 49 39 32
Average Low 20 19 27 34 45 52 55 53 45 38 29 22
Average Rainfall 2 1.6 2.4 1.6 2 3.1 2.8 3.5 2.8 3.5 2.8 2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Norwegian Krone
$1.00 USD = kr8.87 NOK
Visa requirement
No
Bergen. Norway
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 38.5 39.2 42.6 48.4 57.2 62.2 63.7 63.5 57.6 52.2 44.4 40.5
Average Low 31.3 31.1 33.6 37.4 45 50.4 52.7 52.9 48.4 43.9 37 33.1
Average Rainfall 7.5 6 6.7 4.5 4.2 5.2 5.8 7.5 11.1 10.7 10.2 9.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Norwegian Krone
$1.00 USD = kr8.87 NOK
Visa requirement
No
Find a vacation
Destinations
City
Departure Month
Length of the Vacation
Price Range
Journey Types
Iceland's Fire & Ice - Escorted Coach
Explore the island of fire and ice on Iceland's Ring Road on this 7-night coach tour. Discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes. A local expert guide helps you explore the unspoiled Icelandic ...
Italy Fantasy - Escorted Coach
Indulge in your own Italy fantasy on this escorted coach tour including the vibrant cities of Rome, Florence, Bologna, Venice and more. Some of the highlights of this trip will be a day in Florence, "...
Athens & Greek Islands
Discover Athens and two Greek islands on this 8-night tour of Greece. Begin with arrival in Athens, where you have a two-night stay. Enjoy your first taste of this ancient city by discovering Plaka, l...
All right reserved © 2005 Pacific Holidays
1-800-355-8025 Pacific Holidays, 12 West 32nd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001 Tel 212-629-3888 Fax: 212-629-8882