Photo: HovenLoen/Bard Basberg

Have it all

UNESCO-protected fjords and landscapes. Fantastic hotels in stunning locations. Exciting and varied activities. Simply put - The Sognefjord in a nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour.
Sognefjord in a nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus Tour

Sognefjord in a Nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour from Bergen

Have it all on the Sognefjord in a Nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour! This tour combines the popular Sognefjord in a nutshell trip with an exciting fjord bus tour along the Nordfjord to the Geirangerfjord! A great way of getting to experience the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord!

The tour is available during the summer season and requires overnight stays along the route. You can take the tour from Bergen as a round trip with return to your starting point, or as a one-way trip to Oslo.

The Sognefjord in a nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus tour from Bergen

Your journey from Bergen starts with an express boat trip on the Sognefjord to Leikanger. The express boat trip takes about five hours and the boat stops at several picturesque villages along the route. On this part of the trip you'll really get to see the "King of fjords" up close! When you reach Leikanger you disembark and continue the trip by bus to Sogndal where an overnight stay is required.

From Sogndal you take the UNESCO Fjord Bus tour towards Geiranger. On the journey from Sogndal to Geiranger you travel through the Nordfjord region with various beautiful fjord villages like Fjærland, Loen and Olden.

Along the way you can stay the night in for example Loen. There you can experience the spectacular new attraction and adventure arena Hoven Loen. Take the Loen Skylift which will lift you from the fjord to an altitude of 1011 meters in a matter of minutes! Here you can enjoy the views of the fjord landscape from a restaurant table or go hiking in one of the many trails on the mountain.

From Loen you travel through the village of Stryn and arrive in Geiranger, a magnificent village at the narrow end of the Geirangerfjord. Upon arrival in Geiranger you will enjoy marvelous views of the fjord below from the breathtaking view point Flydalsjuvet, perched high above Geiranger village.

In Geiranger you will have optional activities to choose from, as for example kayaking, taking a rib-boat safari or fjord cruise, or simply relaxing and enjoying the sites in this World Heritage Area. You return to Sogndal either the same day or after your overnight stay(s) in Geiranger. 

From Sogndal you continue by bus to Leikanger and travel on the fjord express boat to the charming village Flåm. Here you embark on the scenic Flåm Railway to Myrdal. The Flåm Railway offers panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in Norway, and is by many considered to be the most beautiful train journey in the world.

From Myrdal you travel with the Bergen Railway to Oslo on one-way trips or to or back to Bergen on round trips.

Travel tip 

We highly recommend that you add overnight stays to your tour in for instance Balestrand, Flåm, Loen or Geiranger. Along the way there are plenty of world heritage sites and top quality activities. The booking process is easy and starts on this page. 

Have a nice trip!

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    25.JUN - 26.AUG

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Recommended activities during this tour

Please note that certain activities depends on season, availability and travel route. Some activities may require overnight stays during your tour.

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Transfer points on the Sognefjord in a nutshell trip & UNESCO Fjord Bus Tour

Bergen: 
Departure with the express boat from Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station. Arrival at Bergen railway station.

Leikanger: Change from express boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

Sogndal: Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal. The UNESCO Fjord Bus is clearly marked and easy to find.
Change from bus to bus to Leikanger.

Flåm: Change from express boat to train or vice versa. The Norled boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The express boat for Sognefjord in a nutshell departs from pier no.2.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from / arrive at the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

Are the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary. On the tours including Norway in a nutshell®, you will also receive a "Norway in a nutshell® - Travelers Guide" booklet.

The connections and transfer points are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

How can I add a hotel to your trips?

Book the trip with overnight stay during the trip (2 days or more).
Choose place(s) to stay over. Available hotels in the place(s) you choose will show in the booking.

Book one of our available hotels or mark for " I want to arrange hotel on my own".

The itinerary will be updated when you press next after you have chosen your overnight stays during the trip.

Can I cancel a trip booked online?

Trips bought online, can only be cancelled if you have bought the cancellation protection together with your trip. The cancellation protection is not a travel insurance. You can only use it if you need to cancel your trip and reason for cancelling is covered by this. If you need a full travel insurance, please contact an insurance company in your country.

Read more about the cancellation protection here.

Information about luggage service and transportation

For questions about our luggage service and transportation of luggage during tours you can READ MORE HERE. Go to the heading "Luggage service and transportation".