Norway in a Nutshell and Beyond
The best of Norway comes to life on this classic Norway Luxury Tour by Ker & Downey. From a Norway in a Nutshell journey in the west to the Lofoten Islands in the north… experience Norway’s quintessential highlights on a lovely 10-day tour.
Your Norway luxury tour begins first in the country’s capital of Oslo. A quick overnight will still afford you plenty of time to explore the city with your private guide on a half-day tour. Highlights include: the Munch Museum, Oslo Opera House, the Aker Brygge area, and the beautiful Vigeland Sculpture Park.
Next, continue your exploration of the best of Norway on a “Norway in a Nutshell” day trip. This legendary day tour will take you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO protected fjord and mountain scenery. In addition, you will have the opportunity to experience the Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys. Finally, cap off the day with a a fjord cruise on the narrow and dramatic Nærøyfjorden. Upon arrival in Flam, you will enjoy a two-night stay at a small family-run hotel in Aurland. While here, enjoy a private sea kayaking adventure along the beautiful Aurlandsfjord. If you are extra lucky, you might even spot some seals, otters, or porpoises playing in the fjord.
Your Norway luxury tour then continues with an overnight in lovely Bergen. Set out on an electric fjord cruise and arrive in Gudvangen. Here your guide will lead you on a private tour of Viking Village. Indeed, this offers an opportunity to learn about what it was really like to be a Viking and experience for yourself a Viking community.
Finally, travel north to the Lofoten Islands for four nights. Your first two nights will be spent at the idyllic fisherman’s village of Ballstad. Stay in a modernized fisherman cottage while exploring the best of the Lofoten Islands region. This includes a must-do hike to Ryten Viewpoint, traveling through one of Lofoten’s most stunning beaches. It also includes a full-day guided tour of the best photo stops and local food tastings. As such you will get to try a traditional lefse at Hoy beach, as well as the delights of charming Henningsvær.
A private RIB boat will then transport you to Manshausen Island for the remainder of your Norway luxury tour. Along the way, you will have a chance to see wildlife, sea eagles, and beautiful fjords. Stay at the stunning Sea Cabins of Manshausen, and pursue the many diversions this 15-acre island has to offer.
Conclude your Norway Luxury Tour with an overnight in Oslo ahead of your departing flight onward.