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Rail: Arctic Circle & Fjords by Rail (ENSR)
Countries Visited: Norway
Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 16, avg 10.
    Meals Included: 12 breakfasts
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Enjoy the midnight sun and stunning fjords, kayak or hike your way through Norways jaw-dropping scenery, experience the charm of fishing villages on remote northern islands, ride famous railways through stunning mountains and fjords.

    Description
    The Arctic Circle may sound like a chilly destination, but when you go in the summer, there's plenty to see and do by the light of the midnight sun. Begin in Oslo and take two weeks via rail on this scenic train route, crossing above the Arctic Circle and travelling through the fjordland. Along the way, you'll ride famous railways like Flam, Lofoten, and Bergen, and engage in summer activities like rafting, kayaking, or canoeing. Seeing the fjords from a kayak rather than an oversized cruise ship is a brand new perspective - come realize it for yourself.
  • Call (800) 533-5343 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13252452
    Tour OperatorG Adventures
    OfferOffer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    13 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    Itinerary
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1OsloDay 1 Oslo (1B)
    There are no activities planned on this day. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2FlamDay 2 Oslo/Flam (1B)
    Opt to ride the famous Flamsbana Railway. Transport: Ride the famous railway for the first leg of this scenic journey. Train (5.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 17km)
    Day 3FlamDay 3 Flam (1B)
    Take the day to explore Flam. Opt to try goat milk cheese on a Fjord taste tour, kayak through the tranquil fjord, or just wander around the village.
    Day 4BergenDay 4 Flam/Bergen (1B)
    Spend the morning exploring Flam with options to ride the famous Flamsbana Railway, go kayaking, take a boat ride, or enjoy a local cheese tasting. Continue to Bergen by ferry, one of the most well-known cities in Norways fjordland. Transport: Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat. Ferry (5.00 hour(s))
    Day 5BergenDay 5 Bergen (1B)
    Enjoy an orientation walk of this small town. Get the lay of the land visiting Old Byrggen and the fishmarket. Spend the rest of the day any way you like. In the evening, ride the Floibanen Funicular to the top of Mt Floyden for spectacular views of the area. Opt to enjoy dinner at the peak. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Floibanen Funicular Railway
    Day 6AlesundDay 6 Bergen/Alesund (1B)
    Take an early flight and arrive into Alesund. Enjoy free time exploring this fairytale fishing town, known for its Art Nouveau architecture. Wander the towns winding streets, climb up to the Aksla Viewpoint for a stunning view of the Sunnmore Alps, or take a walk along the coast. Transport: Jump on a short flight to Alesund. Flight (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 7TrondheimDay 7 Alesund/Trondheim (1B)
    Travel by bus to Andalsnes. Transfer to a train and take the Dovre and Rauma railways through the mountains, valleys and rivers of this region. Arrive in the gorgeous Trondheim area. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 110km) Enjoy the Dovre Railway to Dombas then switch to the Rauma Railway to Trondheim. Train (7.00 hour(s))
    Day 8BodoDay 8 Trondheim/Bodo (1B)
    Spend a free day exploring Trondheim. Opt to visit the neighbourhood of Bakklandet, the old town bridge, Market Square, or Nidaros Cathedral. Opt to linger in one of the caFes along the wharves or wander the old city streets. Board an overnight train in the evening and continue your journey to Bodo. Transport: Overnight train (beds)
    Day 9LofotenDay 9 Bodo/Lofoten (1B)
    Opt to check out the Norwegian National Aviation Museum, rent a bike and coast around the city, or take a walk along the pier. Transport: Ferry (3.15 hour(s))
    Day 10LofotenDay 10 Lofoten (1B)
    Opt for a hike up to "The Goat" for gorgeous views of the harbour. Take a local bus to Hennigsvaer, a charming old fishing village, perfect for a lunch stop.
    Day 11TromsoDay 11 Lofoten/Tromso (1B)
    Its a long but scenic travel day and with the never-setting sun, theres plenty of time to soak in the breathtaking scenery. Transport: Soak in the beautiful views along the way to Tromso. Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
    Day 12TromsoDay 12 Tromso (1B)
    With a free day in town, opt to try dog-sledding, snowshoeing or reindeer-sledding. In the afternoon, visit the Polar Museum and then enjoy a beer at the oldest pub in Tromso.
    Day 13TromsoDay 13 Tromso
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing
    Click Quote or call (800) 533-5343 to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    June 17, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$4,499.00 (USD)Quote
    July 15, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$4,599.00 (USD)Quote
    August 12, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$4,599.00 (USD)Quote
    Disclaimer

    Local Flights: N/A

    Dossier Disclaimer:Information Not Available

    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
    Tours


    Rail: Arctic Circle & Fjords by Rail (ENSR)
    From $4,499.00 (USD)

    Countries Visited: NorwayTrip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it.
     
     

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