We Love —
- Enjoy the unique beauty of the Fjords and Mountains on this exclusive self-drive tour through Norway from Begren.
- Travel at your own pace and stop where you like for as long as you like - your car and hotels are pre-booked but the rest is up to you.
- Sample some of the fantastic local cuisine - you have daily breakfast and 3 dinners included.
Book Now, Pay Later —
Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
Your Destination —
We will provide you with a suggested itinerary to cover in your hire car, beginning and ending in Bergen. Along the way you will witness the spectacular scenery of the country, where smooth glass-like fjords reflect the soaring mountains above.
As for accommodation, we have selected comfortable and cosy hotels in convenient locations, so you can be assured of a restful night after your day's adventures.
Your Itinerary —
Upon arrival at the Bergen Flesland Airport (BGO), please go to the rent-a-car desk where you will be provided with the keys and all the necessary documentation to drive your vehicle.
Once the rental is formalized and the vehicle has been collected, you can start discovering and enjoying the beautiful city of Bergen. This city offers a perfect combination of an urban life and wonderful natural landscapes that surround it.
Accommodation in the hotel in Bergen.
Day 2 - Bergen – Hardanger Area
We recommend leaving early in the morning to enjoy this wonderful day in which you will cross the beautiful landscapes that will take you from Bergen to the impressive Hardanger Fjord.
On the way, we strongly recommend to make a stop and visit the stunning Steindalfossen Waterfall, a cascade with approximately 50 meters fall, which in addition to contemplate the amazing scene, you walk safe and dry behind it through a footpath!
After this stop, you can direct your trip to Jondal, where you will be able to gaze at the
Folgefonna glacier. Once there, you have 2 great options:
The first one will be to connue your way to Odda through a wonderful panoramic route along the east shore of the Hardanger Fjord until you reach Eidord.
The other option will be to follow your journey along the Hardanger fjord up to Utne, where we you will take a ferry to Kinsarvik and then follow the route to get to Eidord.
Once in Eidfjord, you can visit the impressive Vøringfossen Waterfall, the most famous waterfall in Norway with a fall of 182 meters.
In addition to the suggested options, the Hardanger Area oﬀers a wide range of outdoor activies, such as kayaking, trekking, cycling, ﬁshing... We recommend you to invest me preparing your itinerary so you can enjoy the most of the Hardanger Area.
Finally, you can direct to the hotel where you will enjoy a well-deserved rest.
Accommodation in the hotel in Hardanger area (with dinner included).
Day 3 - Hardanger fjord – Fjord of Dreams – Sognefjord Area
You can connue your journey through the Norwegian Fjords heading for Nærøyfjord, in Fjord of Dreams, following another fantastic route, during which you will discover, among other things, the spectacular view of Hanguren and the village of Voss with its beautiful church called Vangskyrkja built here between 1271 and 1277 and enjoy a breathtaking panorama with snow-capped mountains as a background. We recommend you to connue the road to reach Gudvangen, a beautiful Viking town with ancient narrow streets.
Also you can get a train called Fläm Train that is an authentic masterpiece of engineering which runs by one of the steepest railways in the world that will get you to Gudvangen.
In Gudvangen you will be able to start another exciting adventure! It’s advisable to hire a 2 hour long cruise to discover Nærøyfjord, the narrowest fjord in the world, considered the most spectacular. With walls that reach 1,400 meters high, is was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Crossing the Nærøyord you will reach Kaupanger, where you will see numerous waterfalls and idyllic farms on the slopes of the mountains.
You will spend the night in the Area of Leikanger, right in front of the Sognefjord or the
Fjord of Dreams.
And there is no a better way to ﬁnish this beautiful day, than enjoying the included
dinner at the hotel with the panoramic views of the fjords.
Accommodation in the hotel in Sognefjord Area (with dinner included).
Day 4- Sognefjord Area– Nigardsbreen – Urnes – Sognefjord Area
We recommend you starting the day heading to Jostedalsbreen, the Europe's largest glacier. Along the way, surrounded by majestic mountains capped with snow, you will cross the riverbank of Jostedal, whose impressive green waters go unnoticed. Vising the Nigardsbreen glacier, you can discover one of its arms, considered the most beauful glacier in Norway.
As an option, you can make a mount by the glacier of emerald blue ice (about 1 hour walking). Aer vising the glacier, we advise you to cross the Lusterfjord fjord by boat and make a stop to observe the Viking church called Urnes, made of wood (entrance ticket not included), inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Later you can return to Leikanger where you will enjoy another delicious dinner.
Accommodation in the hotel Sognefjord Area (with dinner included).
Day 5 - Sognefjord Area– Vangsnes – Vik – Bergen
Breakfast. In the morning, you can depart to Hella. Once there, you can take a boat to cross the Fjord of Dream (Sognefjord), which will take you to the village of Vangsnes.
Leaving Vangsnes in the direction of Bergen, you can follow fantastic mountain routes to know more about this spectacular region of Norway. Among other beautiful places, we recommend you to visit a lile town called Vik, where you will have the opportunity to observe another magniﬁcent wooden Viking church (entrance not included) and enjoy the views of the legendary waterfall Tvindefossen ( also known as the waterfall of Eternal Youth).
Once in Bergen, the beautiful capital of the Fjords region, you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the town, or you can also visit the stunning surroundings of Bergen, including the Troll’s Hill, the house and the museum of composer Edvard Grieg, or get a funicular to climb the hill of Floyen, where you will get to enjoy the best views of the city.
Accommodation in the hotel in Bergen.
Day 6 - Bergen – UK
Breakfast. Free me in Bergen to go for the last-minute shopping before heading back to the UK. Return the rental car at Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO) .
You must return the car before or at the same time as you rented it the ﬁrst day, otherwise you may incur in additional charges.
Your Hotels —
The following hotel stays are based on a Standard Room.
If the below hotels are not available you will be accommodated in ones of a similar standard.
All rooms sleep up to
This contemporary hotel in the heart of Bergen offers 217 bedrooms, many with wonderful views of the city or its surrounding mountains.
The vibrant modern decor is paired with up to date facilities, from free Wi-Fi and smart TV's in the rooms, to smart en suite bathrooms.
The top floor restaurant Bergtatt serves an Italian-inspired menu combined with local flavours.
Overlooking the Hardanger Fjord, this traditional hotel offers a sports bar, a summer restaurant and comfortable bedrooms with free WiFi access.
A buffet is served at the main restaurant daily during summer, whilstdDrinks and pub-style dishes are available at the sports bar year round.
Staff at Quality Hotel Vøringfoss can help recommend local attractions. Popular activities in the area include hiking, fishing and kayaking.
A family-run hotel, opened in 1920, Leikanger Fjord Hotel is situated in a beautiful region in the heart of the Sognefjord. It offers homely, quaint accommodation with modern conveniences such as free wifi and a buffet breakfast.
Please note: the 3rd guest sharing is likely to sleep on a sofa or camp style bed.
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Car Hire: Our offer includes 5 days rental car (Peugeot or similar) with unlimited mileage and third-party insurance. (See "Details" tab for more information.)