Day 4 Oslo
Buffet breakfast onboard. Upon arrival you will be transferred from the pier to the sightseeing tour of Oslo which includes the Vigeland Sculpture Park or to your hotel (depending on the starting time of the regular tour). If you are dropped for the sightseeing tour, the transfer service will drive your baggage to your hotel. After the regular sightseeing tour, you can have lunch or take a short walk back to the hotel for check in. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight.
Day 5 Oslo-Balestrand or Flåm
Buffet breakfast. Today starts your individual program of “Norway in a Nutshell” between Oslo-Balestrand or Flåm -Bergen. The day starts by taking a train from Oslo to Myrdal and continuing the journey on the famous Flåm Railway until reaching the village of Flåm. The descent down the valley of Flåm offers a constantly changing panorama of sky-high snow covered mountains, waterfalls and green pastures at the bottom of the valley. Flåm is situated at the start of the Aurlandsfjord- one of the “arms” of the majestic Sognefjord - and here you join the express boat out into the Sognefjord. From Flåm the express boat takes you to Balestrand where you overnight at a local hotel, situated by the fjord. Dinner at hotel.
(*) Between 1st of October - 30th of April the Express boat will not operate from Flåm -Balestrand -Bergen. We will provide you with another itinerary. The night in Balestrand will be replaced by a night in Oslo, Voss, Flåm or Bergen according to your wishes and availability.
Day 6 Balestrand or Flåm - Bergen
Buffet breakfast. Morning free at the surroundings of the hotel where you have the possibility of going for a walk and visit the St Olafs Church or taking a cold swim in the deep fjord. In the afternoon you will depart for Bergen by an express boat trip which takes almost 4 hours. Transfer and overnight at hotel in Bergen city.
Day 7 Bergen
Day 9 Stockholm
Buffet breakfast at hotel. At 09:30hrs, within walking distance, you will join the panoramic sightseeing tour of Stockholm including Fjällgatan where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with the possibility of visiting the City Hall or the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Overnight.
Day 11 Stockholm-Helsinki
Buffet breakfast. Morning free in Stockholm. At approximately 15.00hrs you will have a transfer from your hotel to the pier, to embark on the cruise ferry Silja Line. The ferry departs from Stockholm and slowly travels down the glorious archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, bars, shops and casino. Overnight.
Day 12 Helsinki
Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Directly after you disembark you will be transferred to a 1½ hours panoramic audio tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Church in the Rock (if open) and much more. While you are doing your sightseeing, your driver will transport your baggage to your hotel. You can have lunch and take a walk in the city before you check in. Afternoon free in Helsinki. Accommodation at Hotel.
Day 13 Helsinki
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today is the day to say farewell to the tour. Your will be transferred to Helsinki airport for your departure. If you are interested in travelling further East, we also offer extensions to Baltic countries and to Russia. Please contact your travel agent for more information.