Private Panoramic Tour of Oslo

Price
from 72 USD
Duration
3 hrs
Activity Level
EASY
Tour Category
Private Tours
Private Panoramic Tour of Oslo

During this private tour you will get perfectly acquainted with Oslo, the beautiful and unique Nordic city. A 3-hrs panoramic drive around the Norway capital will reveal to you all city's main highlights and attractions! Make your Nordic dream come true!

     

Highlights
(Click on the name to see Photo)
  • Akershus Castle and Fortress
  • Royal Palace park
  • Oslo Cathedral
  • Oslo Fjord
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Akershus Castle and Fortress is a medieval complex that was built to protect Oslo. It has also been used as a prison. The main building is now used for official events and dinners for the foreign heads of state. Akershus fortress is still a military area but is open to the public daily until 21:00. In addition to the castle, the Norwegian Armed Forces Museum and Norway's Resistance Museum can be visited there. Norwegian Royalty has been buried in the Royal Mausoleum in the castle. His Majesty the Kings Guard is responsible for guarding the fortress, with stationary guard posts during open hours, and patrols at night time. One of the stationary postings at the entrance is a popular photography spot for tourists visiting the fortress.

1,5 hours

The Royal Palace was constructed for the new French-born king of unified Norway and Sweden. It has been the official royal residence since then. The palace is open for visitors with the advance appointment late June to mid-August. The beautiful baroque park of the palace is open for visitors every day.

1 hour

Oslo Cathedral is an ancient church, dating to the 17th century. The Norwegian Royal Family and the Norwegian Government use the Cathedral for public events. In 2001, Oslo Cathedral was the site of the wedding of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby. 

30 min

Oslo fjord is not a fjord in the geological sense - in Norwegian, the term fjord can refer to a wide range of waterways. It is an inlet in the south-east of Norway, stretching from an imaginary line between the Torbjørnskjær and Færder lighthouses and down to Langesund in the south to Oslo in the north. In the summer there are boats of all sizes on the fjord, and it is possible to go kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and sailing.

15 min

Opera house is a beautiful white structure, located by the water in Oslo harbor. It is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre. The roof of the building angles to ground level, creating a large plaza that invites pedestrians to walk up and enjoy the panoramic views of Oslo

15 min

Holmenkollbakken is a large ski jumping hill located at Holmenkollen. It's a large hill with the capacity for 70,000 spectators, requiring the special permit for athletes to use. Holmenkollen has hosted the Holmenkollen Ski Festival since 1892. It's also a cross-country and biathlon venue. Holmenkollbakken is co-located with the Holmenkollen Ski Museum, which presents the history of skiing. It has a simulator that allows the public to visualize a ski jump in the hill.

30 min

Detailed Program

Time Description
Meeting time will be specified by your manager.
00:00 - 00:10 Meet your guide and driver at your hotel lobby and start your relaxed driving tour of Oslo
  

Drive by a collection of top Oslo attractions such as Akershus Castle and Fortress and the Royal Palace Park (Slottsparken) while learning about the city’s history and culture from your friendly local guide. On the route you will also get the chance to see world famous Oslo Cathedral, Oslo Fjord and Oslo Opera House.

   We will also make a stop by Holmenkollen Ski Jump to take beautiful photos. Dating back to the late 19th century, this ski hill had been rebuilt since then 19 times and was used during the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo. Since that time it has been totally redesigned and the new sports centre opened in 2010. Perched on top of a hill, the iconic ski jump is known for being one of the city’s finest vantage points.
03:00  Finish the day with a comfy ride back to the hotel. If you wish, you are also welcome to stay in the city for further exploration.
Book this tour
  • Professional tour guide for 3 hrs 
  • Pick-up from port by comfortable a/c vehicle relevant to the group size
  • Panoramic Oslo driving tour for 3 hrs
  • Possibility to stay in the city center after the tour, if you wish
  • Smiles and positive experience
  • Tips/Gratuity
  • Any admissions/donations 
NOT suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.
Public holidays in 2020 (25% extra rate applies) 
1.01, 9.04, 10.04, 12.04, 13.04, 1.05, 17.05, 21.05, 31.05, 1.06, 25.12 and 26.12.

Children under 12 MUST have their OWN car seat or booster seat in order to participate on the tour. ULKOtours does not provide car seats/booster seats.








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