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Private Full Day Geiranger Highlights

Experience stunning, fairy-tale-like scenery when you travel among Europe's highest fjord views to see lush landscapes from the Briksdal Glacier to Norangdal Valley and Gamle Strynefjellsvegen plus so much more during this full-day private tour in Norway.

Private Full Day Geiranger Highlights

Experience a country like no other with jaw-dropping scenery, as you drive along the Eagle Road hairpins, catch stunning views of rapids, snowcapped mountains and lush valley landscapes. Stop for a delightful picnic lunch before you wrap up this amazing day when you book this full-day private tour option in Geiranger.

Your tour allows you a panoramic and scenic drive aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle lead by a professional, local guide who will take you on a journey through the UNESCO World Heritage site of Geiranger to see the pristine and otherworldly landscapes of its world-renowned fjord. Spend the day seeing highlights that include breathtaking landscapes, Flydalsjuvet, the Norangdal Valley and Gamle Strynefjellsvegen, the old mountain road. Your tour also includes a delicious stop for a picnic lunch surrounded in nature, making this the ideal tour for nature aficionados and outdoor enthusiasts!

The regions of the Geirangerfjord gives you an otherworldly encounter like none other as you experience four seasons in one location that is ripe with lush green landscapes, snowcapped mountains, farms and stunning water views. Start your epic journey with your knowledgeable, professional driver and guide and visit some of the highlights of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you travel the winding hairpin turns along Eagle Road. Along the path, ascend as high as 2,030 feet above sea level to catch panoramic views of the Eidsdal Valley, which overlooks the quaint village of Eidsal. Continue your tour to catch more stunning views as you drive the Oldedalen Valley along Lake Oldevatnet in Nordfjord towards Oldedalen and the Briksdal Glacier. It is difficult to drive this road without having several photo stops as the beautiful and wild scenery abounds everywhere. View the Briksdalsbreen (Briksdal Glacier) is one of the most accessible and best-known arms of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Your full-day, exclusive guided tour continues with more viewpoint stops to catch breathtaking views such as Norangsdalen, described as the wildest and most spectacular valley in Sunnmie. The steep mountains, cultural history and the raw nature are what make this area unique.

To cap off this thrilling day, you will travel the Gamle Strynefjellsvegen, the old mountain road. Not only staggeringly beautiful, this scenic route from Western Norway to the eastern part of Southern Norway is also designated as a listed road. The road itself is a landmark and a testimony to a masterpiece of engineering design from a bygone time. Built by manual labor towards the end of the 19th century, it conveys a historical presence. Old stone masonry and long rows of guard stones provide a sense of journeying backwards in time. The old road offers imposing contrasts in the landscape: to the east rounded shapes bearing the stamp of the ice age and to the west precipitous mountainsides.

Looking for the most scenic views in Norway with the chance to take stunning postcard-worthy photos and dine in nature, then this is the tour for you. Reserve your spot on this private excursion today and get ready for a full day of unforgettable experiences while you make memories to last a lifetime!

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Tour Type
Private
 
Group Size
Private
 
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
 
Tour Duration
8.5 Hours
 
Activity Level
Easy
 
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Picnic Lunch
 
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and casual, comfortable weather-appropriate clothing. We also suggest to bring rain and wind protective covering.
 
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
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About Shore Excursions Group
ABOUT US
Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memories of a lifetime.

We are experts in providing exceptional shore excursions. We understand that in today's fast paced world, vacations have become an increasingly important way to relax, reconnect with family and friends, and experience new and interesting places. With this in mind, we provide the highest quality tours by performing extensive research, and detailed reviews. While other companies also offer excursions, we strongly believe our expertise and approach set us apart. The large cruise lines sell shore excursions - typically in very large groups visiting high traffic sites. We focus on smaller groups visiting more interesting and authentic locations using more personalized local operators. While the cruise lines are experts in delivering cruises, we are experts in delivering shore excursions.

Our Approach
We believe quality service is not only highly valued by customers, but ultimately leads to better experiences and higher satisfaction. Unlike the cruise lines and other tour companies that rely almost entirely on websites, we encourage customers to call us. We want to invest our time answering your questions, providing input, and selecting the excursions that best meet your needs.

Our Tours
Our goal is to provide customers a wide array of exciting, appealing, and enriching tours. For those customers who prefer to travel in smaller groups with more personalized service, we offer a wide variety of small group tours around the world. These tours generally range in size from 2-12 people compared to larger tours which can number up to 50 people. While exploring the destinations and ports on this website, feel free to search for these "Small Group Tours". For those customers interested in private tours, we offer many outstanding excursions that allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. Search for "Private Tours" if you are interested in this experience. Our "Scenic" tours provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth from majestic glaciers in Alaska to spectacular reefs in the Caribbean. Our "Cultural" tours allow customers to experience local customs, entertainment and culinary delights ranging from tribal dances in Alaska to an outstanding local meal in Santorini, Greece. Our "Active" tours offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous ways to experience our destinations. Our customers can kayak the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, hike to a spectacular waterfall in Hawaii, or bicycle through quaint villages in France. Our "City" tours allow travelers to see the highlights of great cities around the world with unique insights provided by our expert tour guides.

Our People
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the leading tour guides and tour providers around the globe. We hold our people to very high standards which we measure by our comprehensive Quality Control process and, most importantly, by our customer feedback, which we will actively seek from each of our customers.

Our Owners
Shore Excursions Group is owned by seasoned travel executives possessing extensive experience across many sectors within the travel industry.

Bradford J. Miller
Mr. Miller is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Abercrombie & Kent, the World's leading luxury travel company. In that role, Mr. Miller was responsible for contributing to Abercrombie & Kent's international growth through the development and acquisition of tour products and travel experiences around the world with a specific focus on cruising and land based experiences. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Kent, Mr. Miller held a variety of executive positions with Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises for more than a decade. These positions included Vice President of Guest Sales & Service, Vice President of Brand Development, and Vice President of Onboard Revenue (which included shore excursions). Mr. Miller also led Celebrity Expeditions, a collection of outstanding and unique tours around the World.

Michael Bonner
Mr. Bonner has over a decade of experience working in the cruise industry in a variety of roles for both Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Viking River Cruises. Most recently, Mr. Bonner was the Chief Operating Officer for The Scholar Ship, a Royal Caribbean program aimed at providing college students onboard educational programs in conjunction with enriching shore excursions around the world. Mr. Bonner also helped co-manage Viking River Cruises U.S. Operations, and he ran the corporate, strategic, and deployment planning functions at Royal Caribbean. While at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was responsible for forming Royal Celebrity Tours, Royal Caribbean's land-based tour operation in Alaska, which takes cruise passengers on multiple day tours through the interior of Alaska either before or after their cruises. Prior to working at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was a consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton.

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