Oslo: An Active Exploration Pre-Voyage Extension

Explore the hidden gems of Norway's capital

Explore the highlights and hidden gems of Oslo, Norway’s vibrant cosmopolitan capital, where dynamic urban energy meets serene natural beauty, making it a perfect blend of modernity and tranquility. Delve into the city’s rich heritage and the modern cultural movement of friluftsliv, the Nordic philosophy that drives the country’s deep connection to nature. 

This extension emphasizes sustainable travel and is designed for the active explorer eager to engage with the energetic pace of the Norwegian capital. It blends walking with green transportation, reflecting Norway's commitment to eco-friendly travel.

Day 1 - Oslo

Check in to the historic Hotel Bristol or similar, then visit your choice of two museums: the Nobel Prize Museum, which exhibits Nobel Prize-winning ideas throughout history; or the National Museum, home to several renowned works of art, including Edvard Munch’s The Scream.

This afternoon, take a scenic metro ride to the peaceful mountaintop forest at Holmenkollen. Enjoy a hike along woodland trails as we explore this iconic peak that towers above the city. Then visit the world-renowned Holmenkollen Ski Jump, which hosted events for the 1952 Winter Olympics. Delve into 4,000 years of Nordic and downhill skiing history at the adjoining Ski Museum and, from the observation deck on top, take in spectacular views of Oslo. Enjoy an early dinner at Holmenkollen Lodge before returning to the city. (D)

Day 2 - Oslo

Oslo sits at the head of a fjord, filled with picturesque islands waiting to be explored. We will use the local ferry to visit several islands throughout the day and enjoy lunch along the way. This afternoon, return to the city to visit the medieval Akershus Fortress, built in the 13th century by King Haakon V. Explore the grounds on a guided tour before dinner at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 3 - Oslo

Transfer to the Oslo airport for your flight home. (B, L, D)

Costs & What's Included

Occupancy

Cost per person 2025

Double Occupancy

$2,310

Single Occupancy

$2,480

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