Coast to Coast in Winter

Coast to Coast in Winter

Depart:
Independent Tour-Land Only

8 Days/ 7 Nights

Fridays and Saturdays from December-April

A perfect alternative to Lapland! And a perfect choice for your winter holidays! A sweet blended itinerary offering the urbanization of Oslo and Bergen combined with the mountains of Geilo and the majestic Sognefjord. This eco-friendly itinerary will take you away to another world full of mountains, fabulous winter fjords, and the modern capital Oslo, followed by Bergen.
Price per Person:
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Package Includes:
7 nights accommodation at superior tourist class/first class hotels all with private facilities
Breakfast each day
2 picnic lunches, self-prepared from the breakfast buffet in Geilo.
3 dinners-drinks not included
Train from Oslo to Geilo 2nd class seats
48 hour Oslo Card
48 hour Bergen Card
5 km Husky Dog Safari
Norway in a Nutshell from Geilo to Bergen (Train Geilo/Myrdal, train Myrdal/Flam, boat Flam/Gudvangen, bus Gudvangen/Voss, trainVoss/Bergen)
2 days cross country ski rental in Geilo.
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Oslo
Upon arrival to the Oslo airport self-transfer to the city center. Time at leisure in Norway's, capital. Overnight at the Comfort Hotel Borsparken or similar.

Day 2 Oslo
Scandinavian breakfast at hotel. You will have the whole day at your own leisure to explore this charming city during winter time. Take the opportunity to enjoy a winter cruise on the Oslo fjord or perhaps a visit to the new ski jump in Holmenkollen will be of interest? Why not sledge on the famous slope of the Olympic games of 1952, or just experience the vibrant nightlife of the capital? A 48 hour Oslo visitor's Card is included. Comfort Hotel Borsparken or similar.

Day 3 Oslo-Geilo
Scandinavian breakfast at hotel. Free time during the morning, then you will leave Oslo on board a train for a trip towards Drammen and Honefoss, through the splendid valley of Hallingdal. At a remarkable 850 meters of altitude between Oslo and Bergen, Geilo is one of the most impressive ski resorts in Norway; however you may experience a charming feeling of time-honored mountain hamlet. Self transfer to the Hotel, only 300 meters walking distance from the station. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.Geilo or similar.

Day 4 Geilo
Scandinavian breakfast at the Hotel. Today you prepare your own picnic lunch for a day in the mountains. Cross country skiing equipment is available for 2 days, so that you can explore the 220 km of ski hills that Norwegian landscapes offer you. The nature and silence will guide you throughout both the forest and plateau. You will never forget this fabulous experience! Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.Geilo or similar.

Day 5 Geilo
Scandinavian breakfast at hotel and another day to explore and enjoy the mountains. A picnic lunch is recommend. Enjoy another full day of ski in this white kingdom.You will also enjoy a 1 or 2 hours dog sled tour this excursion takes you through 5 or 10km of snowy paths, and you have the chance to musher your own dog sled! Dinner and overnight in the Hotel.Geilo or similar.

Day 6 Geilo-Train to Flam-Sognefjord- Bergen
Scandinavian breakfast at hotel. Departure for a magical excursion to explore "Norway in a Nutshell". You will start the day in a train between Geilo and Myrdal. The journey between these two Norwegian places has been qualified many times by international guides and authors to be the most beautiful and fascinating railway route in the world. The last one, Gary Warner, used to publish his favorite train trips in the Chicago Tribune. You would never travel at such altitude in Europe, with a highest spot at 1 222m above sea-level. At Myrdal, a connecting train awaits you, toward Flam. Then you will have the opportunity to board a 2 hours cruise through the Sognefjord, belonging to the world heritage list of UNESCO. The adventure continues by bus between Gudvangen and Voss, and then train to Bergen. Upon arrival self transfer to your centrally located hotel. Overnight Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar.

Day 7 Bergen
Scandinavian breakfast at the Hotel. You will have the whole day at your own leisure to explore the capital of fjords in winter, and the opportunity to visit the renowned Hanseatic district of the city or to climb at the top of the Floien Hill with a funicular. Why not go back down with a toboggan. 48 hour Bergen Visitors Card, your passport to the city, is included. Overnight at the Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar.

Day 8 Bergen-End of Tour
After breakfast self transfer to the airport. You can extend your stay in Bergen or continue to Stavanger, the Hardangerfjord area or Copenhagen.

Additional nights available

Supplement for 10 km Husky Dog Safari $129 per person.



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