Norway Self-Guided Tour - 8 Days Trip

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Bergen, Norway
Bergen, Norway
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Vigeland Sculpture Park - Oslo, Norway
Vigeland Sculpture Park - Oslo, Norway
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National Theater, Oslo
National Theater, Oslo
The Storting, Oslo
The Storting, Oslo

What To Expect

Discover fjords, charms and traditions on a self-guided driving tour from Oslo! Be greeted with Norway's mountains plunging into the sea from fjords, mountain peaks, northern lights and midnight sun. Discover the majestic gift of nature as you explore Norway and its endless rivers and powerful waterfalls.


  • Discover the wonders of Norway by exploring its fjords, charms and traditions on a 8 day self-driving tour

  • Admire the spectacular Vøringfoss Waterfall on the way to Hardangervidda plateau

  • Take in the old Hanseatic area as you pass by the well-preserved wooden houses along Bryggen Street

  • Stop by the famous Fish Market in Bergen and sample some of the delectable treats available in the seafood stalls

  • Marvel at Geirangerfjord, one of the Norway's most spectacular fjords

  • Explore the city of Oslo and visit its notable tourist attractions such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park and the Bygdøy peninsula


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Experience the magical fjords of Norway on a 8 day adventure in some of the world's most spectacular natural settings. A land of contrasts, discover what Norway has to offer.

Day 1: Oslo

Upon arrival, collect your car and drive to the capital of Norway, Oslo.

Scandinavia's oldest capital city, Oslo has been a major trading port for over a millennium with its harbor packed with cruise ships to shrimp boats. A bustling city surrounded by the beauty of Oslofjord and green forest, take a walk along the streets and explore the home of the royal family. Explore Oslo's main streets, such as Karl Johan, and its many theaters, shops, bars and cafes.

Overnight in hotel Thon Bristol or similar.

Day 2: Oslo - Lofthus

Drive along Tyrifjorden and cross at Begnadalen on the way to Fagernes. Visit Valdres Folk Museum, an open-air folk museum in Fagernes, and browse through its impressive collection of more than 70 houses portraying the story of Norwegian history and evolution.

Then, head towards the road that passes between Hemsedal and Hallingdal through the little village of Gol to Gelio. Continue through the Hardangervidda plateau and admire the stunning Vøringfoss Waterfall along the way.

Overnight in Hotel Ullensvang or similar.

Day 3: Lofthus - Bergen

Cross the bridge from Brimnes to Bruravik on the way to Bergen, a city between 7 hills. Take in the old Hanseatic area, part of the UNESCO's World Heritage List, with well preserved wooden houses. Experience the beauty, culture and history of Bergen by strolling around its Fish Market with a wide selection of seafood stalls selling delightful treats and take a funicular up to the top of Mt. Floien to enjoy astonishing panoramic views over the city.

Overnight in hotel Clarion Admiral or similar.

Day 4: Bergen - Balestrand

Start the day on the route to Gudvangen, a tiny little village situated in the heart of the fjords. From there, embark on a 2 hour cruise to Flåm on the Sognefjord and its narrowest stretch, the Nærøyfjord.

Keep driving along the fjord shore, two other ferries between Fodnes and Mannheller, then Hella and Dragsvik taking you to your destination.

Overnight in hotel Kviknes or similar.

Day 5: Balestrand - Loen

Journey towards north along the Sognefjord and through Førde. Stop on your way to Briksdal and marvel at the glacier before reaching the village of Loen.

Overnight in hotel Alexandra or similar.

Day 6: Loen - Geiranger - Lillehammer Region

Leave in direction of Geiranger for a cruise on the Geirangerfjord, one of Norway's most narrow and impressive fjords in Norway, with waterfalls like Seven Sisters and Bridal Veil Falls and farms, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Then, take the ferry between Eidsdal and Linge to reach the famous route of Trolls, Trollstigen, with 11 sharp curves along the steep mountain.

Continue towards Vinstra and the Lillehammer region.

Overnight in hotel Fefor or similar.

Day 7: Vinstra - Oslo

Head towards Lillehammer, the Olympic City of 1994. Wander around the city and see the famous Olympic Ski Jumping Hill, the open-air museum of Maihaugen. Continue to Oslo along the big lake Mjøa.

Upon arrival in Oslo, visit the notable Vigeland Sculpture Park, an impressive sculpture park with 212 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland and a national symbol, Arkehus Fortress. Tour around Bygdøy peninsula, a lovely countryside peninsula with great nautical history, and visit the Viking Museum with its three well-preserved long-ships and the Fram Museum exhibiting ships used for polar expedition.

Overnight in hotel Thon Bristol Oslo or similar.

Day 8: Oslo

Make the most out of your time in Oslo before scheduled departure, returning the car at the airport before leaving.


Day 1: Arrival in Oslo

Day 2: Oslo to Lofthus

Day 3: Lofthus to Bergen

Day 4: Bergen to Balestrand

Day 5: Balestrand to Loen

Day 6: Loen / Geiranger / Lillehammer region

Day 7: Vinstra to Oslo

Day 8: Departure from Oslo


  • 7 nights hotel accommodation in double room, with breakfast buffet

  • 2 hour ferry from Gudvangen to Flåm (car included)

  • 1 and a half hour cruise on the Geirangerfjord


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Car rental and gas

  • Flights

  • Tour guide

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Ferry tickets from Fodnes to Mannheller, from Hella to Dragsvik and from Eidsdal to Linge

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Excursion must be booked at least 35 days prior to the departure day of your choice.

  • Provide preferred departure time and meeting place upon booking. Your chosen departure time and meeting place are not final until your booking is confirmed.

  • Children 11 years old and below are free of charge provided no bed is occupied.

  • Hotel is subject to availability and may be substituted with similar accommodation if not available. This will be confirmed on your voucher.

  • Above is only a suggested itinerary in each city. You may choose to visit all or some of the city's highlights.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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