Fjord Explorer for Jönköping Student Union

Come and discover Fjords of Norway with Scanbalt Experience! See Norwegian cities like the capital Oslo and Bergen at the Atlantic. Also the fjords in Norway, surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation. The fjord area is like a great playground for those who love activities and for those who just love beautiful nature.

 

Dates: 23-28 September 2017 / 25-30 September 2017
 
Duration: 6 days (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in Jostedal, 1 night in Bergen, 1 night on the bus)
 
Price: 450 EUR

 

Included:
  • Bus transportation for 6 days
  • Services from Scanbalt tour manager
  • City of Oslo & Bergen
  • Guided tour in Oslo by bike
  • Guided walk in Bergen
  • 4 nights accommodation in hostels and cabins (shared rooms/cabins)
  • Boat cruise Leikanger-Bergen on Fjords
  • Icetroll activity (glacier hike and kayaking)
  • Borgund Stave Church (outside visit, entrance costs 70 NOK)
  • Bedlinen

 

Excluded:
  • Meals (we have access to kitchens in hostels where we stay)
  • Optional entrance fees
Status:
Full

Program

 
Day 1, Jönköping  – Oslo
In early morning we meet at the departure point and jump on the bus. We will arrive in Oslo around 14:00. We will have a sightseeing tour by bicycle around Oslo city. In the evening free time to discover Oslo on you own. Those who would like to go out for a drink together meet in front of the hostel (bring ID!).
 
 
Day 2, Oslo – Gjerde
In the  morning we will depart towards the Fjords – Gjerde.  Take everything that you need on the bus for the day. On the way we will visit famous Borgund Stave Church. We will view and take photos of the church from outside. Those, who are interested, can buy the entrance (price for students is 70 nok). Around 16:00 we will arrive to Gjerde – Jostedal Camping site. Evening is free time to discover the area on your own. Later we gather for barbeque (bring your own sausages)
 
 
Day 3, Gjerde
After breakfast we will depart for Jostedalsbreen. Full day of activities with kayaking and glacier hike. Bring lunch pack with you and make sure you have a waterproof jacket and good shoes.
In the evening it is also possibility to barbecue, bring your own food.
 
 
Day 4, Gjerde – Bergen
After very early breakfast prepare your backpack with all the things that you need until Bergen. Put your big luggage in the luggageroom of the bus. Around 6:00 we will depart for Leikanger by bus. From Leikanger we will have 4,5 hours boat cruise to Bergen. At 12:00 you will arrive to hanseatic city Bergen by the Atlantic Ocean. We will walk to the hostel and do the check-in if possible. At 15:00 meet the guide outside of the hostel and have a guided walking tour. After city walk you will have some free time. If you want, you can join the group in the evening and head out to a local bar (bring ID!).
 
 
Day 5, Bergen – Jönköping
After breakfast we check out from the hostel and put our luggage to hostels luggage room. You can still hang out in the common area and use toilets.
Free day to discover the city on your own. You could start with the UNESCO protected Bryggen, Bergen's old waterfront where the hanseatic traders once lived and worked. If you would like a great view of the city and its surroundings, take the Flöjbanen or walk to the top of mount Flöjen (320 meters), or take the Cable car to Mount Ulriken (642 meters). Bergen also has some great museums. In the afternoon we depart Bergen for Jönköping.
 
 
Day 6, Jönköping
Arrival back home in the morning around 9AM. We hope that you will have wonderful memories for lifetime and have made new friends.