Hello - I've been looking through Rick's book on Norway, and have come up with this itinerary for early August. I'm traveling solo, am in great shape, and love the outdoors (although I probably won't be kayaking, or things like that - just seeing the sights). Ideally I'd like to lop one day off this trip, but not sure where the opportunity is to do that. Thoughts?
Day 1: Arrive at noon in Oslo from USA. Sightseeing in Oslo.
Day 2: Visit family genealogical sites in Oslo area
Day 3: Sightseeing in Oslo
Day 4: Train to Myrdal, then another train to Flam. Spend the night in Flam.
Day 5: Flam-Gudvangen cruise (round-trip back to Flam). Spend the night in Flam.
Day 6: Express boat to Balestrand. Sightseeing in Balestrand.
Day 7: From Balestrand, drive to Solvorn for day trip (public transportation not available?)
Day 8: Ferry from Balestrand to Bergen; sightseeing in Bergen
Day 9: Sightseeing in Bergen
Day 10: Fly back to the USA from Bergen