Private Tour to Sognefjord, Gudvangen, and Flåm from Bergen

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Voss

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With more recent and higher guest reviews than any of their competitors, this local supplier shows that no one can rest on their laurels. Book an excursion and experience supreme Norwegian quality by guides originating from the Fjords they travel in.Offseason travellers are in for the absolute best time to enjoy the tranquillity of this full day excursion to the Sognefjord. Appointed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, The Nærøyfjord is now drenched in snow at the summits and the calmness on the Fjord water beneath makes the perfect winter wonderland. Don't forget your camera, as the Instagram moments appear like pearls on a line.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, Bergen, Hordaland, Western NorwayEnjoy convenient pickup from your Bergen hotel at 8:30 a.m. Meet your dedicated tour guide and feel free to share any interests or preferences; your itinerary is flexible and this private tour ensures personalized attention. Hit the E16 road in your private vehicle, traveling by the famous Dale of Norway sweater factory in the village of Dale, then through the town of Voss. Make a brief stop at the Tvindefossen waterfall for photos, take a deep breath of mountain air to smell the clean, pristine waters. Continue your trip to the Stalheim Hotel to visit its well-known terrace, which opens up to fantastic views over the Nærøydalen Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back in your vehicle, descend the dramatically steep Stalheimskleiva Road to the valley's floor, where you will visit the ancient village of Gudvangen. Depart from Gudvangen on a cruise (additional cost) to Flåm, exploring the area around the Aulandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Choose between an RIB, a motor yacht and a passenger ferry for your cruise. Upon arrival at Flåm, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant (own expense), then enjoy free time to browse the souvenir shops, the museum of Flåmsbana railway or the local microbrewery at your leisure. After lunch, get back in the car and head towards the scenic Stegastein viewing point, a 30-meter long platform hanging over Aurlandsfjord at 650 meters above sea level. The narrow road and the viewing point will give you some breathtaking pictures and vivid emotions. Board the Flåmsbana railway from Flåm to the mountain railway station Myrdal, located 2,844 feet (867m) above sea level. During the scenic journey, have your camera ready for views of canyons, mountainsides and waterfalls. Make a brief stop at the gushing Kjøsfossen waterfall. Change trains at Myrdal to head back to Voss; upon arrival you can tour a medieval church dating from 1277 and an 11th-century stone cross. Lastly, take the 1.5-hour return journey by car to your hotel in Bergen to conclude your tour.Stop At: Voss, Western NorwayVossChurchDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Tvindefossen, Voss Municipality, Hordaland, Western NorwayStop for pictures and sightseeingDuration: 15 minutesStop At: StalheimskleivaTour down Europes steepest road with fall 1 meter every 5 meter of road.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Gudvangen FjordtellArrive at Gudvangen Wharf to enter a FjordcruiseDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Flåm RailwayArrive at Flåm an do the optional Flåmsbana railwayDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Evanger stationPass by while returning to Bergen

What’s included

  • Driver/Professional photographer guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Port pickup
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Special Notice: Due to Norwegian legislation, this tour includes payment for a overnight stay in a tent at our remote island in the Osterfjord. Notice that you dont need to utilize this, as this is solely to comply with the outdated Norwegian transportation law. In case you DO want to utilize this part of the tour, please notify the local supplier at the time of booking and a tent will be provided for your use. A 1500 USD security deposit must be paid for the tent. You will have to put up the tent yourself and make your way to the island on your own!

What’s not included

  • The listed price does not include a tickets for the Fjord Cruise and the Flaamsbana Railway.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos.
  • Entry/Admission - Gudvangen Fjordtell
  • Entry/Admission - Flåm Railway