48 days in Norway Itinerary

48 days in Norway Itinerary

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48 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Oslo
— 9 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
2
Kristiansand
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Forsand Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Stavanger
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Odda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Bergen
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h
7
Balestrand
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Alesund
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Trondheim
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
11
Bodo, Nordland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
12
Henningsvaer, Lofoten Islands
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h
13
Senja
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
14
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Bengaluru

9
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Step out of Oslo with an excursion to Hallanderiet in Son--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oslo vacation app .

Bengaluru, India to Oslo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, things will get colder in Oslo: highs are around 11°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Hallanderiet
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Kristiansand is known for zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Dyreparken, find something for the whole family at Aquarama Bad, identify plant and animal life at Ravnedalen Naturpark, and head off the coast to Odderoya.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kristiansand trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Kristiansand takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Kristiansand, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Baneheia ©
Baneheia
Dyreparken ©
Dyreparken
Odderoya ©
Odderoya

3
nights
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Lyseveien to Lysebotn and then take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, get great views at Pulpit Rock, and then get a new perspective on nature at Landa Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Forsand Municipality trip site .

You can take a train from Kristiansand to Forsand Municipality in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Lyseveien to Lysebotn, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Landa Park ©
Landa Park

3
nights
Stavanger

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Stavanger is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Flor & Fjære.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Stavanger trip planner.

Drive from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Odda.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

2
nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Latefossen and then make a trip to Trolltunga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Roldal Stave Church, snap pictures at Hardanger Bridge, and then appreciate the views at Husedalen Valley.

Start your trip to Odda by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Stavanger to Odda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Odda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Husedalen Valley, Roldal Stave Church, Hardanger Bridge
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Latefossen ©
Latefossen
Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga
Roldal Stave Church ©
Roldal Stave Church

2
nights
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at The Homeless, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, look for gifts at Susan Fosse, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Atelier Hetland, and finally indulge your taste buds at Farmers Market Bergen.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bergen trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Odda to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Balestrand.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Shopping
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Spas

2
nights
Balestrand

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Balestrand side-trips: Kaupanger Stave Church (in Kaupanger), Fridtjovsparken (in Vangsnes) and Gamle Refsdal Kraftstasjon (in Vikoyri). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Raudmelen, take in the dramatic scenery at Kvinnafossen, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Three Fjord Ride, and hike along Nature Trail Kreklingen.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Balestrand trip builder site .

Getting from Bergen to Balestrand by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Balestrand are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Balestrand

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sogn og Fjordane, Vik Municipality, Stedje Church, Kaupanger Stave Church, Kvinnafossen
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Sognefjord Akvarium ©
Sognefjord Akvarium
Raudmelen ©
Raudmelen
Hopperstad stavkirke ©
Hopperstad stavkirke

3
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Geiranger is known for nature, scenic drive, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord, get outside with Storseterfossen, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger.

Find out how to plan Geiranger trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Balestrand to Geiranger in 5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alesund.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Skagefla ©
Skagefla
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

2
nights
Alesund

Alesund ©
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Aalesunds Museum, appreciate the history behind Statute of Joachim Ronneberg, then take a stroll around Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords, then see the interesting displays at Jugendstilsenteret and Kunstmuseet Kube, and finally make a trip to Brosundet i Alesund. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Sunnmoere Museum, don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, and then trek along Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top.

Make your Alesund itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Geiranger to Alesund in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Alesund are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Alesund

Museums Trails Parks
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Sunnmoere Museum ©
Sunnmoere Museum
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top

4
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Trondheim is known for historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, stop by Bakklandet Old Town, snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, and see the sky in a new way at Vitensenteret i Trondheim.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Trondheim trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Alesund to Trondheim in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Rockheim ©
Rockheim
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge

2
nights
Bodo, Nordland

Bodo is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Bodomarka, go for a walk through Saltstraumen, get great views at Turisthytta Bodo, and see the interesting displays at Bodo Domkirke.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bodo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Trondheim to Bodo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Trondheim in May: highs in Bodo hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 5°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Henningsvaer.

Things to do in Bodo

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Safaris
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Craig Alibone Chocolate ©
Craig Alibone Chocolate

3
nights
Henningsvaer, Lofoten Islands

Henningsvaer ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stop by Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, then get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, and then hike along Festvagtind Hike. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church, then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nusfjord Fishing Village.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Henningsvaer vacation planning site .

You can drive from Bodo to Henningsvaer in 5.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Senja.

Things to do in Henningsvaer

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Nusfjord Fishing Village, Flakstad Church, Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, Lofotr Viking Museum, Lofoten Island
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Nusfjord Fishing Village ©
Nusfjord Fishing Village
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum

2
nights
Senja

Senja ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Malselvfossen (in Malselv Municipality) and Malselv Mountain Village (in Bardufoss).

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Senja trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Henningsvaer to Senja. Traveling from Henningsvaer in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Senja. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Senja

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Malselv Municipality
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Malselv Mountain Village ©
Malselv Mountain Village
Tungeneset ©
Tungeneset
Bergsbotn ©
Bergsbotn

3
nights
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Longyearbyen is known for museums, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions, go deep underground at Gruve 3, and pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Longyearbyen journey tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Senja to Longyearbyen in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Senja in May, with highs in Longyearbyen at 0°C and lows at -4°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Magdalenefjord Svalbard
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
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Safaris
Svalbard Museum ©
Svalbard Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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