Norway Self Drive & Cruise Tour – The Magnificent Fjords
If it’s been a long time since you went out for a tour to explore something new, we’ve got something extraordinary for you to bridge the gap. A self-driven trip to one of the most amazing places in the world is waiting for you. No points for guessing, it’s the magnificent Fjords of South Norway- one of the most attractive places in the world. The Norwegian fjords are in no way limited to the Norwegian public, they have become international since long. A rich combination of Natural beauty, vibrant cities, and historical sites are waiting for you to be explored. On this memorable journey, you wouldn’t be alone, majestic mountains and beautiful valleys are waiting to accompany you as you travel through the Norwegian Fjords. The curvy and cliffs are hard to ignore on this fascinating journey. Your visit to some historical towns- Bergen, Trondheim, Flam, and Kristiansund- would be full of excitement and joy as all these are rich in their ancient culture. On this tour, variety is combined with beauty, so there’s no end to the fun as the places to visit are numerous.
The journey on this excellent tour would include some of the most amazing Norwegian Spectacles including Aurlandsfjord, Sognefjord, Geirangerfjord, Seven Sisters, Trollstigen, The Eagle among others. Not to mentions our excellent service to keep you engaged throughout the tour. With our exciting offers, this adventurous journey is there to be grabbed with both hands. The dramatic twists and turns of the Norwegian Fjords are not be missed in this life so come and book with us to have a closer look at nature’s gifts to humanity.
What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
- Rental car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW and VAT for 10 days
- Hotel accommodation (comfort/quality) for 9 nights with Continental breakfast
- Loen Skylift (round trip)
- Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage for 1 night in unspecified cabin
- Detailed itinerary
- 24-hour emergency service
- Taxes and service fee
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
- Flights to/from Norway
- Meals and drinks at restaurants (unless otherwise stated)
- Entrance to museums and other attractions
- Personal travel insurance
- Road tolls
- One Way Fee
- Parking fee
Day 1: Arrival in Bergen
Soon after reaching the Bergen International Airport your rental car would be waiting to be driven by you. As you drive through the beautiful city of Bergen for your first overnight stay, you would be welcomed by our staff whenever you reach the hotel.
The second largest city of Norway, Bergen is known as the gateway to the spectacular fjords of the country, some of which are included in the world heritage list of UNESCO as well. The more you move ahead, the more you want to embrace such beautiful composition of this city which is surrounded by seven Fjords and seven wonderfully amazing mountains. Enjoy as you glance through an extensive range of museums, a flower market full of fragrance, the Maria Church, King Haakon’s Hall, the Rosenkrantz Tower, Mount Floyen, and many other places which are a boon for the eyes. Since you would be staying at your hotel in Bergen for the night, we will make you comfortable through regular feedbacks.
Day 2: Fjords of Norway; The Sognefjord and the Village of Balestrand
After a relaxing night, your real journey begins. Have your breakfast and get ready for a visit to the fjords. You would be driving to the beautiful Balestrand village. Soon you would be driving along the beautiful Sognefjord while passing through small and charming towns. It would be a hell of an experience but stay there; a lot is yet to come. Nicknamed the King of Fjords, The Sognefjord is Norway’s longest and the deepest fjord.
Balestrand, known for its breathtaking nature, is a charming village located by the Fjord. It has been inspiring artists around the world for its aesthetic value.
With many options to visit, you would never feel being out of touch with the town. Come back to the hotel nearby after you have had enough of adventure for the day. The end of the day would see you staying overnight in Balestrand.
Day 3: Free day in Balestrand!
Today’s your free day, explore Balestrand on your own with your rental car. Your outings may include a visit to St. Olav’s Church, Nature Trail Kreklingen, Raudmelen, etc. as there’s no end to the list you can anytime call us for more suggestions and guides. Some waterfalls are also an excellent idea to visit. With our service not being completely cut, we will always be around just a call away for anything you need on a free day. Back to the hotel after your outdoor activities, we’re here to serve you at the hotel. Get yourself fresh and join in on the dining table. At times there are hotel events also going on so you can also enjoy them. You would be staying at the same place for the night and keeping some reading books for the night sleep isn’t a bad thing, what if we arrange them for you?
Day 4: Jostedal National Park and Glaciers
Wake up, get fresh and have a good breakfast before beginning your journey to the Fjaerland region. The meeting point of Sognefjord and Jostedalsbreen Glacier is Fjaerland, a small village featuring many beautiful types of scenery and astonishing landscapes. There are many things to do at this place, from glacier hiking to kayaking, don’t miss anything. Along with it being a beauty to be stored in a museum, Fjaerland also has the Glacier Museum to be explored. After this, you would be continuing towards Olden. Olden has near it the Briksdal Glacier which is an arm of the Jostedalsbreen glacier. The view of Briksdal is terrific as it is a powerhouse of beauty. It can be viewed via a troll car, or you can even walk up to it with not much difficulty.
Next, you would be heading to Loen, the place of night stay tonight. Latest information and activities can also be checked out at the visitor’s center at the entrance of the Jostedal Glacier National Park.
Day 5: Loen Skylift and Geiranger Fjord
The fifth day is even more interesting. After breakfast, you would be heading to the famous Geirangerfjord, but before that, we’ve got an exciting Loen Sky lift planned for you. This heavenly sky lift would take you to Mt. Hoven where you’d be a part of some unique things. A 210-degree panoramic view over the Olden Village and Jostedalsbreen Glacier in the south, Lake Lovatnet and Mt. Skala in the east and the wonderful Nordfjord that streams its way towards Stryn. It would give you an entirely new view of Norway’s some parts. Different opinions, different perspectives, maybe you would begin to praise the beauty of Norway even more but in a different way.
Next, you would be traveling towards the northern direction via Stryn to Hellesylt- a village small in size but high in potential- listed by the UNESCO World Heritage as a must see while visiting Norway. A 1-hour ferry cruise along the Geirangerfjord- one of the most beautiful fjords in the world- is the next stop. With steep hills and waterfalls, Geirangerfjord is impressive to be seen with plenty of smiles.
Day 6: The Troll Road and the beautiful town of Ålesund
Another morning, another breakfast but this time in the stunning village of the Geiranger Fjord. Soon you would be driving up the twists and turns of the steep Eagle’s road. It is recommended that you make a short stop at the viewpoint located in the upper part of the way to get a panoramic view of the Geirangerfjord and the world famous Seven Sisters waterfall. But it doesn’t end here, continue driving to Eidsdal from where you would keep to the amazing Trollstigen which is also known as the Troll road. Before that, you would be catching the ferry to cross the line. You are sure to get a fantastic view of Norway from one of the best tourist spots of the country. Even if you are tired, don’t worry because numerous rest areas and viewpoints are parked along the way so that you don’t miss even an inch of the incredibly beautiful mountain peaks and valleys. When Trollstigen would be explored, your next stop would be Alesund where you would be staying for the night. So get the cars running folks.
Day 7: The Atlantic Ocean Road
After finishing the breakfast, it’s time to head towards the next driving destination of the world-famous Atlantic road which is the second most visited scenic road of Norway after Trollstigen. You would be driving from Alesund to Vestnes from where you would take a ferry over to Molde. After arriving in Mold,e you’d now drive to the fishing village of Bud from where the exciting Atlantic Ocean Road starts. Now the next experience is something most of the people only dream of, a drive on the Atlantic Ocean Road. The craziness in the atmosphere, the electrical surroundings would add wings to your wishes as you zoom past the Atlantic road with ample emotions of smile and joy visible on your face. Afterward, you would continue to the village of Kristiansund- this night’s stay over. Whatever you did till now would make you wait for the next morning as the excitement continues to grow higher.
Day 8: Kristiansund - Trondheim
Soon after you get fresh and have your morning meal, the next day of your tour would witness the visually delightful town of Kristiansund filled with some exciting activities. Some of the activities on offer are hiking, city walks, kayaking, seabird tours, historical tours on foot, boat tours and much more. Whatever you want to do, just let us know for once. We would make sure that your day in Kristiansund is well spent.
Your next destination is Trondheim, so start the engine and set yourself for Trondheim for a night stay.
Trondheim- the third largest city of Norway- carries with itself a beautiful blend of stylish architecture, soothing music, beautiful scenes, classical art, and fantastic films. There is no limit on what adventurous things you can do here, be it any part of the year; you would always find delight. With a mixture of ancient culture and modern designs, Trondheim is even more special.
Overnight stay is arranged in Trondheim.
Day 9: The Hurtigruten Coastline cruise to Bergen
Once the breakfast and other morning routines are done, you would be heading to board a ship to cruise through the waters as it’s already been enough of riding on roads. This ship would take you to Bergen. This cruise would make you familiar with the Norwegian coastline which in itself is a relaxing experience. Clean water and an even cleaner voyage are just the ingredients required to make this an enjoyable journey. The focus of this journey is not to let you miss the famous ship cruise journey of Norway.
Overnight accommodation would be made at the ship, so don’t worry, enjoy your incredible ship journey. A private cabin (unspecified) would be provided with amazing private facilities. Breakfast would be delivered on board while you are still enjoying the ship voyage. Rest assured, your tour is bound to be amazing with the quality of facilities we would be providing.
Day 10: The Coastline and Bergen
Day 11: Departure
Now, it’s time to bid goodbye to the tour as we move towards the final day of this adventurous journey. With memories clicked in your cameras, the brightness of your smile must tell how much you loved being here. You would be driving back to the airport. You can consider booking an extra night if you think you missed out on something. Our entire focus has always been upon your satisfaction and now when you leave, we wish you a wonderful and safe journey back home. Don’t forget to give us your valuable feedback so that we continue to make things better for you and your fellow travelers.
Your exploration would never stop with our top class accommodation. Comfort and quality are combined in our services as we never want any of our customers to have even a full minute. When you book with us, all your worries are henceforth our responsibilities which we would happily fulfill.
Comfort: Private showers are included in the rooms along with other facilities such as geyser, etc. Guesthouses and hotels booked are a top class so that they can cater to your needs. Breakfast is included in comfortable accommodation. Many hotels might be having their restaurants.
Quality: Quality is assured for you as we always book the best available 4-star hotels. Our services would make you feel esteemed and unique. The amenities we provide would exhaust only if we mention it well in advance to you.
With quality beds and amazing dine-in services, the hotels would make you feel at home. We have designed our accommodation facilities according to the reviews received from our past customers. Hence the services are tailor-made to the comfort of our valuable customers. But we don’t want to stop here, whatever would be the best at your budget would be provided to you, no matter how much efforts we have to put in. Your vast experience is what we seek in the first place. You sit back and think of how to click some great pictures. We welcome you to the Fjords of Norway and wish that all your wishes on this tour get fulfilled.