Our Norway Itinerary

We will Visit Oslo, Flam, Bergen and Iceland Too!

Author: The Traveling Professor/Tuesday, September 9, 2014/Categories: General Travel

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Here is our planned itinerary to Norway and Iceland.  Email me at info@travelingprofessor.com if interested in going with us.

The Traveling Professor Presents a Preview Tour of Norway and Iceland 2015



Day 1:  Oslo

·         Arrival in Oslo.   Guided City Tour and Dinner. Rica Hotel in Central Oslo.


Day 2:  Oslo

·         Free admission to all 30 major and GOOD attractions such as Munch Museum, Ibsen Museum,  Holocaust Center, Historical Museum,  National Gallery, Museum of Decorative Arts & Design, National Museum of Architecture, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Norwegian Folk Museum, Nobel Peace Center, Natural History Museum, Kon-Tiki Museum, Viking Ship Museum.   In addition to free attraction admission, all Oslo city public transportation (bus, tram, metro, boat) is included.  Oslo is an extremely interesting city.  It is clean, uncrowded compared to other European cities, and will remind you of US cities like Chicago. 


Day 3:  Myrdal and Flam

·         We depart from Oslo to Myrdal via train on a wonderfully relaxing high speed train ride winding through lakes, forests, and mountains of Norway.  Then, we take the most beautiful train ride in the world from the mountaintop to sea level at the Sognefjord in Flam on the Flamsbana Railway.   Check-in at the outstanding Fretheim Hotel just steps from the train station.   We’ll meet in the fireplace-lit atrium to help plan the next full day in Flam then enjoy an authentic Norwegian buffet in the stunning dining room.  Fretheim Hotel in Flam.


Day 4:  Flam

·         Enjoy your day in Flam at the edge of the Sognefjord.  Spend the day taking photographs, visiting the remote village of Aurland, preparing an authentic salmon lunch, hiking the easy adjacent trails or join The Professor on an exciting downhill bike ride down the mountains passing waterfalls and majestic scenery. 


Day 5:  Cruising the Fjords

·         Depart Flam in the morning for another spectacular day as we head to Bergen by a combination of ferry, bus, and train.  A 2.5 hour cruise of the Norwegian fjords will blow you away!  It will be an experience you will talk about for years to come.  We arrive in Gudvangen where we will take a scenic bus ride to Voss where we board the train for another spectacular countryside view of Norway as we head into the seaport of Bergen. Grand Terminus Hotel in Bergen.


Day 6:  Bergen

·         Full day in Bergen.   A short guided city tour will start the day.   Spend the rest of the day visiting markets or the other attractions of Bergen.  Museum admission is provided. 


Day 7:  Iceland

·         Departure for Iceland.  Check in at Reykjavik Hotel.   We have not selected this hotel as of yet. 


Day 8:  Iceland

·         Guided 9 hour tour of the Golden Circle of Iceland.   The Gullfoss double waterfall, geyser hot springs, and the ancient Viking Parliament area of Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


Day 9:  Iceland

·         Guided 11 hour tour of the South Shore.   We will visit glaciers, waterfalls, bird cliffs and lava beaches.  We’ll see the famous  Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the 60 meter high Skógafoss waterfall, and the narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall. 


Day 10:  Departure

Departure from Iceland  

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