Day 1: OSLO
Arrival transfer from airport to hotel. Accommodation. Overnight. If you arrive early we recommend you to buy the Oslo Pass. You can purchase the pass at the Tourist Information Centre or through hotel receptions and many other official sale points in Oslo. The Oslo Pass is a terrific value that will allow you free admission to many attractions and museums as well as special offers to many restaurants, shops and more. Dinner on your own and overnight..
Day 2: OSLO - STAVANGER
Buffet Breakfast and in the morning you will be picked up by a private driver that will drive you to Oslo Central Station to board the train that takes you to Stavanger. The whole journey takes approximately 8 hours. Relax and enjoy the view of the contrasting scenery of south Norway, as the train passes Kristiansand on its wayto Stavanger. When you arrive in Stavanger you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your afternoon and evening in the beautiful coastal city Stavanger. Stavanger is Norway’s third largest city with a settlement history that stretches back to 1125. Today the city is the center of Norway’s offshore oil industry, however, the city is keen on preserving it’s past. Enjoy a walk around the city centre exploring the 18th- and 19th-century wooden houses while relaxing and the savoring the atmosphere. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 3: STAVANGER - LYSEFJORD - PULPIT ROCK - STAVANGER
Buffet Breakfast and departure for a 3-hour boat excursion to Lysefjord, and one of Norway’s most iconic places, where you can see the Pulpit Rock. After your excursion, the afternoon and evening are free to explore the city and enjoy the diverse attractions in Stavanger. Here are some that we recommend: The Old Stavanger area, Stavanger Cathedral, built in 1125. Next to the cathedral is a tranquil small lake with a fountain called Breiavatnet. A nice place to relax in the city centre, and there are many nice restaurants located alongside the lake. City bikes are for rent throughout the city at designated bicycle racks. If you would like to experience the city on a bicycle, the City of Stavanger tourist information booth sells the necessary electronic card for using the city bike system. This is a great way to discover the city at your own pace and to cover more ground than on foot. Optional Day Tour: Hike to the breathtaking Pulpit Rock ! This hike was chosen by Lonely Planet as one of top ten most spectacular viewing points in the world. If you are keen on to hike this famous hiking route. We can assist you to organized your hike for this day. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 4: STAVANGER - BERGEN
Buffet Breakfast and transfer to the bus station in the city centre to take the coastal bus to Bergen. Enjoy the scenery of the beautiful west coast of Norway while travelling through fjords and the coast line. This journey includes two ferry transports where you can enjoy some meals and snacks, and just sit back and enjoy the view from the boat. After the arrival, you will be picked up by a private transfer that will drive you to your hotel. Overnight stay in Bergen.
Day 5: BERGEN
Buffet Breakfast and meeting with your guide in the reception, who will take you on a 2 hour walk around Bergens most known sights. Bergen has many excellent museums, galleries, cafes and a friendly atmosphere that belies its large size. Despite being located so far north, Bergen is one of the warmest cities in Norway and remains relatively temperate due to the Gulf Stream. Outdoor activities abound in the area as the mountainsand sea are literally at your doorstep. We recommend that you visit Bergenhus, stop at the Bergen Fish Market, take a tour with the cable car up Mount Fløyen or Mount Ulriken, or hike to the summit of one of the Seven Mountains and enjoy a panoramic view of Bergen and the archipelago. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 6: BERGEN - FLAM
Buffet Breakfast and transfer to the railway station. You will board the Bergenbanen train early in the morning to Voss. Bus will wait after you in Voss for your journey to Gudvangen in Aurland. One of the highlights of the journey is waiting for you in Gudvangen, the fjordcruise to the UNESCO World Heritage Nærøyfjord, the narrowest fjord in Europe. The boat will sail you to the lovely village in Aurland, Flåm. In 1960 most of the people in Flåm were farmers, nowadays most of the inhabitants work in the tourism industry or on the railway. We recommend the Flåm Railway Centre (free admission) and Ægir brewery and pub. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 7: FLAM RAILWAY
Buffet Breakfast and enjoy the village Flåm in the morning. In the afternoon you will travel with Flåm railway through fairytale landscape, with beautiful waterfalls and deep blue fjords that this area is known for. The train will stop at the mountain railway station of Myrdal. Here you will switch to the Bergensbanen journey to Oslo. Many people say the railway between Oslo and Bergen is one of the most beautiful railway journey in the world, and this side journey with Flåm railway is the most stunning section. This Journey will literally and figuratively leave you breathless ! After arrival in Oslo you will be transferred to your hotel. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 8: OSLO - GAY TOUR
Buffet Breakfast and meeting with your guide in the reception, your guide will take you on a walking around Oslo's most known sights. Be ready to admire Oslo's must-see local landmarks. First stop Oslo National Opera and Ballet House, a famous example of Scandinavian architecture, where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the fjords on one side and the bustling city life around Karl Johan Gate on the other side. Then continue your walking tour towards Akerhus Castle and Fortress that has protected Oslo since medieval times. Next stop is the Oslo Town Hall, where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held. Follow your LGBT friendly Tour Guide through the ornate building and learn about the culture and history of Norway while you have a look around. Continue your walk down the city's main thoroughfare to see the National Theater, the Parliament building, and the Royal Palace. Finally reach the Vigeland Sculpture Park, with more than 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland in bronze, granite and cast iron. Here you will have time to explore the special sculptures conserved inside this green and amazing park. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon participate to a very special LGBT walking tour of Oslo together with our LGBT Friendly Tour Guide. Explore the alternative and hipster area of Grünerløkka. From free thinkers and artists to street art and parklands. The district lies on the east side of the river, behind the old industrial buildings. Here you will discover numerous little cafés, restaurants and bars. This area is also a popular shopping district, with original design shops and many vintage and second-hand stores. Afterwards continue to one of the most famous sights of Oslo, the Munch Museum. Edvard Munch has a unique position among Nordic painters and is considered a pioneer in expressionism. The Munch Museum's collection, left to the city of Oslo by the artist, consists of paintings, graphical prints and drawings. Discover the Sexuality of Edvard Munch and the secrets behind his painting "Bathing boys". You could use your last day as well for last minutes shopping in the city centre or enjoy café on one of Oslo’s roof top bars or cosy cafes. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 9: OSLO
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the Oslo airport.
- Accommodation in LGBT selected Hotels
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Oslo Airport to Hotel
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus to/from railway station in Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen
- Railway train from Oslo-Stavanger
- Boat excursion to Lysefjord
- Coastal bus from Stavanger – Bergen
- Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Bergen (2h)
- Railway train from Bergen - Voss
- Bus from Voss - Gudvangen
- Sightseeing to Nærøyfjord from Gudvangen to Flåm
- Flåm Railway
- Railway train from Myrdal mountain station to Oslo
- Full Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Oslo (3h+3h)
- Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Hotel to Oslo Airport
- Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”
Ignas Tour Hotel CollectionACCOMMODATION:
3 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3 * in Oslo – Thon Hotel Oslo Panorama (or similar)
2 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3 * in Stavanger – Thon Hotel Maritim (or similar)
2 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3 * in Bergen – Grand Hotel Terminus (or similar)
1 Night in LGBT Friendly Hotel 4 * in Flåm – Fretheim Hotel (or similar)
- Thon Hotel Oslo Panorama 3* or similar
Rådhusgata 7B, 0151 Oslo, Norway
Tel. +47 23 31 08 00
- Thon Hotel Maritim 3* or similar
Kongsgata 32, 4005 Stavanger, Norway
Tel. +47 51 85 05 00
- Grand Hotel Terminus 3* or similar
Zander Kaaes gate 6, 5015 Bergen, Norway
Tel. +47 55 21 25 00
- Fretheim Hotel 4* or similar
5743 Flåm, Norway
Tel. +47 57 63 63 00
* Price per person sharing a double/twin room:
|Dates||12 guests||10 guests||8 guests|
|Low Season||€ 1600||€ 1700||€ 1800|
|Mid Season||€ 1700||€ 1800||€ 1900|
|High Season||€ 1800||€ 1900||€ 2000|
|Single supplement: € 420|
|Dates||6 guests||4 guests||2 guests|
|Low Season||€ 1900||€ 2000||€ 2100|
|Mid Season||€ 2100||€ 2200||€ 2300|
|High Season||€ 2600||€ 2700||€ 2800|
|Single supplement: € 420|
Rates are Commissionable
*The itinerary is on request and rates are subject to the availability of the hotels at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.
Low Season: Jan – Feb – Mar – Nov - Dec
Mid Season: Apr – Oct
High Season: May – Jun – Jul – Aug – Sep
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