The Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, extends more than 200 km inland to the foot of the Jotunheimen mountains. This area is said to be one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world, and this tour will take you through the heart of it. The Sognefjord is surrounded by exceptional natural beauty, high mountains, and roaring waterfalls. Along the fjord, you will find charming villages where you relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Since the tour is fully self-guided, all means of transportation are very smart connected, all you need to do is just follow the schedule!
- The beautiful coastal archipelago outside of Bergen
- Extensive boat trip on the Sognefjord with amazing mountain scenery and waterfalls diving into the fjord
- Europe’s top scenic Railway journeys: the Bergen Railway and the breathtaking Flåm Railway
08:00 On this tour, you start travelling 6 hours by a comfortable express boat on the impressive Sognefjord from Bergen center. The giant fjord extends 204 km inland, has a maximum depth of 1,308 meters, and the mountains surrounding the fjord tower to heights of 2,000 meters. The region where the Sognefjord meets the glaciers and Norway’s highest mountains is considered one of the world's most beautiful travel destinations.
13:40 By the end of this cruise before coming to Flåm you follow the Aurlandsfjord which is a 17-kilometre arm of the Sognefjord. This stunning fjord is a part of the World Heritage area and is surrounded by high mountains that reach heights of over 1,400 metres.
On arrival village of Flåm you will have free time for the lunch and getting to know with this nice place. Optional activities are possible.
16:40 Be ready for your next adventure on the famous Flåm railway! It is a spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. On the train ride you can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascading down the side of steep, snow-capped mountains, and mountain farms clinging dizzily to sheer slopes.
18:18 In alpine Myrdal station you change to the Bergen Railway which is the approximately 500-kilometre long railway line between Bergen and Oslo and has several times been named one of the world's best railway experiences.
21:00 By this train you return to Bergen.
- Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord from Bergen to Flåm
- The breathtaking Flåm Railway from Flåm to Myrdal
- The scenic Bergen Railway from Myrdal to Bergen
- Stegastein view point over the Aurlandsfjord visit by bus (14:15 - 15:40)
The tour is self-guided, meaning you don't have any guide following the group. Just follow the schedule to change all kind of transportation included. Since the tour is very popular, it will be easy to find ang go together with the same independent tour members.
Important! Prices might change depending on travel date (different prices during the weekdays on the Bergen line, regional trains Bergen-Oslo and vice versa).