The natural 4 elements of Norway

7 nights / 8 days

Bergen / Sogndal / Flåm / Voss

During this tour you will get to know some of the most beautiful spots of Norway – deep and majestic fjords, icy glaciers, scarce mountain plateaus and sweeping rivers. All of this will be done in a speedy and exciting way. Climb up a glacier like Spiderman, race the Flåm railway downhill by bike, go on a wild ride by boat on the Sognefjord and paddle down whooshing streams. An adventure you will never forget!

Day 1: Arrival in Bergen        

Arrival in Bergen according to your own itinerary. Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and the world’s only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords. Sights of interest include the Hanseatic Bryggen Harbour, Fløibanen Funicular, Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum).
Accommodation at 3* hotel in Bergen

Day 2: Cruise on the Sognefjord (Bergen – Sogndal)

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure before afternoon departure by express boat in northern direction along the western coastline of Norway. The journey continues along the Sognefjord, the world’s longest and deepest fjord, to the village of Sogndal.
Accommodation at 3* hotel in Sogndal (2 nights)

Day 3: Glacier Experience

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will travel with the glacier bus from Sogndal and will continue via Gaupne to Jostedalen and the Nigards Glacier.
The valley of Jostedalen offers spectacular scenery, mainly shaped by glacial erosion. The Nigards Glacier is one of the most famous glacial outlets of the Jostedal glacier, the largest glacier in Northern Europe. At the Nigards Glacier you will experience a 2-hour guided glacier walk, a short and easy blue ice trip taking you deep into an icy landscape. It is not a hard or physically demanding trip and is therefore suitable for all who wish to experience what glacier walking is really like. Take warm, windproof clothing as well as food and drink with you. After an adventurous day in Jostedal you will arrive back in Sogndal in the evening.

Day 4: Sogndal – Balestrand and Balestrand to Flåm

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you have two boat journeys to look forward to, your first boat will take you from Sogndal to Balestrand along the Sognefjord and the second boat from Balestrand to Flåm will take you along the Aurlandsfjord. You are bound to be impressed as you arrive in the valley of Flåm.
Accommodation at 3* hotel in Flåm (2 nights)

Day 5: Downhill biking

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning you will take the renowned Flåmsban train from Flåm to Myrdal. In Myrdal, your bicycles will be ready for you to enjoy a cycle around this beautiful area. Cycle from Myrdal back to Flåm.

Day 6: Flåm – Voss

Breakfast at the hotel and depart by ferry from Flåm to Gudvangen. The narrow and spectacular Nærøyfjord is surrounded by steep mountains with snow covered tops that stretch up to 1800 meters above sea level. Water falls cascade down the mountains and picturesque villages dot the landscape. This is an area that is featured on the UNESCO world heritage list and is considered one of the world’s most beautiful fjord landscapes. From Gudvangen join your bus transfer to Voss –  From May-September the bus travels down the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva.
Accommodation at 3* hotel in Voss

Day 7: White water rafting

Breakfast at the hotel. At Voss Rafting Centre you will experience white water rafting. The rafting center maintains the highest standards of safety and excitement. Their aim is to take you into a world full of adventure under safe and skillful directions. On the rafting tour you will get wet, you will have to paddle, you might fall in, the raft could flip over, but you are guaranteed to have the time of your life. In the afternoon board your train from Voss to Bergen, duration approximately one hour. Arrival in Bergen and overnight.
Accommodation at 3* hotel in Bergen

Day 8: Departure from Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.