Guided round tour from Flåm - incl World Heritage site Undredal & Flåm Railway
The journey starts in Flåm with the breathtaking Flåm Railway, which is one of the world's steepest railways. The 20 km long train ride gives you a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent of Norwegian mountain nature, including the famous Kjosfossen waterfall. At Myrdal station, a train changes to the Bergen Railway which takes you to Voss. From Voss the tour continues with minibus to Tvindefossen waterfall were we make a stop. In the summer months we drive through Stalheimskleiva, the 1,5 km long road section that winds down Nærøydalen valley. Next stop is Undredal, a charming little village on the shore of the Aurlandsfjord. With a population of only 100 people, but also 500 goats, Undredal is best known for the goat cheese produced the traditional way. We also visit the Stave church from 1147. The church is only 12 by 4 metres (39 by 13 ft) and has 40 seats, making it the smallest church still in use in all of Scandinavia. The tour ends at Flåm station.
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What's included :
- Flåm Railway, Flåm - Myrdal
- Bergen Railway, Myrdal - Voss
- Minibus, Voss - Undredal - Flåm
- Local English speaking guide
- Entry/Admission - Flåmsbana
- Entry/Admission - Myrdal Station
- Entry/Admission - Stalheimskleiva
- Entry/Admission - Naeroyfjord
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Flåmsbana, A-Feltvegen 11, 5743 Flåm, Norway
Flåm Railway is a 20.2-kilometer (12.6 mi) long railway line between Flåm and Myrdal. A branch line of the Bergen Railway, it runs through the valley of Flåmsdalen and connects the mainline with Sognefjorden. The line's elevation difference is 866 meters (2,841 ft); it has ten stations, twenty tunnels and one bridge. The maximum gradient is 5.5 percent (1:18). Because of its steep gradient and picturesque nature, the Flåm Line is now almost exclusively a tourist service and has become the third-most visited tourist attraction in Norway. Construction of the line started in 1924, with the line opening in 1940. It allowed the district of Sogn access to Bergen and Oslo via the Bergen Railway. Electric traction was taken into use in 1944.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Myrdal Station, Rallarvegen I, Myrdal 5718 Norway
Bergen Railway, Myrdal - Voss. The Bergen Railway is a 371-kilometre (231 mi) long scenic standard gauge railway line between Bergen and Hønefoss. The name is often applied for the entire route from Bergen to Oslo where the passenger trains go, a distance of 496 kilometres (308 mi). It is the highest mainline railway line in Northern Europe, crossing the Hardangervidda plateau at 1,237 metres (4,058 ft) above sea level. The railway opened from Bergen to Voss in 1883 as the narrow Voss gauge line. In 1909 the route was continued over the mountain to Oslo and the whole route converted to standard gauge and the Voss Line became part of the Bergen Line. The Flåm Railway remains as the only branch line, after the closure of the Hardanger Line.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Vossevangen, Vossevangen, Voss Municipality, Hordaland, Western Norway
Voss is a municipality in Vestland county and the administrative center is the village of Vossevangen. Voss is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, forests, lakes and fast-flowing whitewater rivers. This has led to its development as a notable center of skiing, watersport, skydiving, paragliding and other adventure sports. Every year in the last week of June the area hosts the Ekstremsportveko (Extreme Sports Week), which is regarded as the world's premier extreme sport festival. Bømoen, the local airstrip, is home to Skydive Voss, one of the largest dropzones in Norway, as well as a gliding club. The rivers provide various levels of white water, attracting kayaking, rafting and river boarding. Kite surfing and para-bungee may be seen on lake Vangsvatnet. The ski area, to the north of the town, is accessible via a cable car, Voss Gondol.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Tvindefossen, It is 12 km from Voss on E16, the road to Flam, Vossestrand 5700 Norway
Tvindefossen is a waterfall near Voss on the road to Flåm. The many-stranded 110 meters high waterfall is formed by a small stream, the Kroelvi, tumbling over a receding cliff. It is famous for its beauty and many stop here to admire it. At one point it was Norway's ninth most visited natural attraction, with 272,000 visitors.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Stalheimskleiva, Stalheimsklevia, Stalheim Norway
The small village of Stalheim lies along the highway in the northeastern part of the Voss municipality. The village sits at a high point in the inner part of the Nærøydal valley which leads northeastwards towards the Nærøyfjorden. The highway runs through a series of tunnels to descend into the valley, but in the summer months we drive the old road Stalheimskleivi that was built in 1850 and can still be used with its hairpin turns and 18% grade. The Stalheimsfossen waterfall is the most notable sight in the area and the view from Stalheim hotel is well-known from several paintings. Stalheimskleiva will be closed in 2020 due to the danger of landslides.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Naeroyfjord, Norway
Gudvangen and Nærøyfjorden
The Nærøyfjord is a narrow fjord in the municipality of Aurland and is a branch of the large Sognefjord. The 18-kilometre (11 mi) long fjord is only 250 metres (800 ft) wide in some parts. The river Nærøydalselvi flows down the valley Nærøydalen into the fjord at the village of Gudvangen. Since 2005, the Nærøyfjord has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it has also been rated by National Graphic Society as the world's number one natural heritage site.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Undredal, Undredal, Aurland Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western Norway
Undredal is a unique Norwegian fjord village where people still have a strong connection to the land and their traditions. Undredal is famous for its goat cheese, stave church, architecture and breathtaking scenery. We'll explore the Undredal village with a walking tour and enjoy magical fjord views. Undredal Stave Church is only 12 by 4 metres (39 by 13 ft) and has 40 seats, making it the smallest stave church still in use in all of Scandinavia. The church was built in the middle of the 12th century, probably the year 1147. Around 1850, the building was extended to the west with the addition of a belltower and porch. In 1913, there were plans to dismantle the church and move it to a museum in the village of Kaupanger but this never happened. Instead it was reconstructed in 1984 and underwent extensive maintenance work. Inside the church, the ceiling is decorated with biblical figures and angels
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Aurlandsfjord, Norway
The Aurlandsfjord flows through the municipalities of Aurland, Vik and Lærdal. The 29-kilometre (18 mi) long fjord is a branch of the main Sognefjorden, Norway's longest fjord. The fjord is deep and narrow, reaching a depth of about 962 metres (3,156 ft) and its width is generally less than 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) wide. About 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) south of the mouth of the fjord, the Nærøyfjord branches off from it to the west. The village of Flåm sits at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord; other villages along the fjord are Aurlandsvangen and Undredal. Most of the fjord is surrounded by up to 1,800-metre (5,900 ft) tall, steep mountains with little habitation along the fjord except for in a few small valleys.
Duration: 15 minutes
Departure Point :Flåm stasjon, 5743 Flåm, Norway
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.