The Arctic Circle may sound like a chilly destination, but when you go in the summer, theres 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, youll ride famous railways like Flm, 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.
Duration: 13 Days
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Oslo, Norway
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Light
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 165795
End City: Tromso, Norway
|Duration: 13 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of:||Physical rating: Light|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 165795|
|Starts: Oslo, Norway||Finishes: Tromso, Norway|
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Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Opt to ride the famous Flåmsbana Railway.
Ride the famous railway for the first leg of this scenic journey.
Train (5.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 17km)
Take the day to explore Flåm. Opt to try goat milk cheese on a Fjord taste tour, kayak through the tranquil fjord, or just wander around the village.
Spend the morning exploring Flåm with options to ride the famous Flåmsbana 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 Norway's fjordland.
Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.
Ferry (5.00 hour(s))
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 Fløibanen Funicular to the top of Mt Floyden for spectacular views of the area. Opt to enjoy dinner at the peak.
Fløibanen Funicular Railway
Take an early flight and arrive into Ålesund. Enjoy free time exploring this fairytale fishing town, known for its Art Nouveau architecture. Wander the town's winding streets, climb up to the Aksla Viewpoint for a stunning view of the Sunnmøre Alps, or take a walk along the coast.
Jump on a short flight to Ålesund.
Flight (1.00 hour(s))
Travel by bus to Åndalsnes. 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.
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))
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 cafés along the wharves or wander the old city streets. Board an overnight train in the evening and continue your journey to Bodø.
Overnight train (beds)
Opt to check out the Norwegian National Aviation Museum, rent a bike and coast around the city, or take a walk along the pier.
Ferry (3.15 hour(s))
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.
It's a long but scenic travel day and with the never-setting sun, there's plenty of time to soak in the breathtaking scenery.
Soak in the beautiful views along the way to Tromsø.
Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
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 Tromsø.
Depart at any time.
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Trip Name: Arctic Circle & Fjords by Rail
Duration: 13 Days
From Price: 4521
Trip Code: 165795
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