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Come and discover Fjords of Norway with Scanbalt Experience!
The landscape is truly unique - mighty fjords surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls, and lush, green vegetation. The fjord area is like a great playground for those who are keen on outdoor activities, as well as for those who just love nature and picturesque sceneries.
Tour dates: 29 Sep - 04 October 2018
Duration: 6 days/ 5 nights (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in the Fjord area, 1 night in Bergen, 1 night on the bus)
Price: 295 EUR (student price)
- Bus transportation for a whole tour
- Services from Scanbalt tour manager
- Orientation walks in Oslo and Bergen
- 4 nights accommodation in hostels and cabins (shared rooms/cabins)
- Bed linen
- 1 breakfast
- Guided tour inside of Borgund Stave Church
- Meals (we have access to kitchens in hostels where we stay)
- Optional entrance fees (museums)
- Nærøyfjord cruise (Flåm to Gudvangen) - 45 EUR
- Glacier hike - 50 EUR (price include 3 hrs glacier hike and 2 ways bus transfer to/from camping ground)
Oslo: Hostel with a central location, 6-8 bedrooms with own bathroom and mini-kitchen cooking gear can be rented from reception for deposit to use in the room, breakfast available for 110 NOK. Free wifi in the lobby.
Fjord area: Camping offers accommodation in cabins of different sizes. Shared kitchen with cooking gear. Free Wifi. Possibility to BBQ.
Bergen: Hostel, located close to Ulriken hiking trail. Free Wifi, breakfast included. Possibility to BBQ or swim in the fjord.
Note that this is a student tour. Non-students can join but they need to pay 25 EUR/per person extra! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Day 1 Departure to Oslo
We meet at the departure point in the morning and jump on the bus. Take everything you need until arrival to Oslo inside the bus. The afternoon, we arrive at the capital of Norway, Oslo. In the evening, you will have free time to discover Oslo on your own. Those who would like to go out for a drink together, meet in front of the hostel (bring ID!).
Day 2, Oslo – Fjord area
In the morning, we depart towards the Fjord area. Take everything that you need on the bus for the day. On the way, we visit the famous Borgund Stave Church. Late afternoon, we arrive at our camp. The evening is free time to discover the area on your own. Later, we gather for barbeque (bring your own sausages).
Day 3, Fjord area
In the morning, those who booke a glacier hike, get ready for the adventure. Bring lunch pack with you and make sure you have a waterproof jacket and good shoes.
Those who stay in the camp area can join the tour guide for a hike in the area.
In the evening it is also the possibility to barbecue, bring your own food.
Day 4, Fjord area – Bergen
After breakfast, we leave towards Flåm where you can board a boat for a cruise on the Sognefjord (Optional Activity). A narrow part of the fjord is called Nærøyfjord and is protected by UNESCO. You can also stay in Flåm and hang have a short hike there or visit local souvenir shops. In the evening, we arrive in Hanseatic city Bergen by the Atlantic Ocean. We recommend a hike to Mount Ulriken (642 meters) for a view to the city, fjords and sunset.
Day 5 Bergen
Breakfast (included). Join the group for a guided walk and after that, you can explore Bergen 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. Bergen also has some great museums. We depart in the evening and travel through Norwegians mountains during the night.
Day 6 Return
Arrival back to the departure point. We hope that you have wonderful memories of the lifetime with new friends.