The Fjord Explorer

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.
 

Two different packages!

 
Tour dates: 02 - 07 October from Stockholm, Oslo
 
Departure cities: Stockholm/Oslo
 
Duration: 6 days/5 nights (1 night in Oslo*, 2 nights in fjord area, 1 night in Bergen, 1 night on the bus)
                  
Price: 320 EUR Oslo/350 EUR Stockholm
 
Included
  • Bus transportation for a whole tour
  • Services from Scanbalt tour manager
  • Guided walks in Oslo and Bergen
  • 4 nights accommodation in hostels and cabins (shared rooms/cabins)
  • 1 breakfast
  • Borgund Stave Church (outside visit)
 
Excluded
  • Meals (we have access to kitchens in hostels where we stay)
  • Optional activities/entrance fees
  • Bed linen+towel (bring your own to save some cash!)

Optional Activities (will be opened for reservations later. Everyone will be notified by email once opened!)

  • Nærøyfjord cruise (Flåm to Gudvangen) - 45 EUR
  • Glacier hike - 50 EUR (price include 3 hrs glacier hike with equipment and 2 ways bus transfer to/from camping ground)
 
 
Tour dates: 18 - 22 October 2018
 
Departure: Halmstad, Gothenburg
 
Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in the Fjord area, 1 night on the bus)
 
Price: 220 EUR
 
Included
  • Bus transportation for 5 days
  • Services from Scanbalt tour manager
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in hostels (common rooms with shared facilities)
  • Walking tour in Oslo
  • Outside visit of Borgund Stave Church
  • Nærøyfjord 2hrs cruise Flåm-Gudvangen
 
Excluded
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Meals (we have access to kitchens in hostels where we stay)
  • Optional Activities (we will inform you about opening of booking):
o   Viking Biking – 25 EUR (Guided tour in Oslo by bike covering more areas out of the center.)
o   Glacier hike – 50 EUR (Equipment and experienced guide included, also transportation to/from this full day activity.)
 
 
Note! Non-students pay 25 EUR/per person/per tour extra!
 
* It is possible to book a trip starting on Day 2.
Status:
Full

STOCKHOLM DEPARTURE Program

Please note that there might be small changes in the tour. The updated program will be sent to you about a week before the start of the tour.
 
Day 1, Departure to Oslo
We meet at the departure point in the morning and jump on the bus. The afternoon, we arrive at the capital of Norway and discover Oslo during a guided tour. In the evening, you have free time to see more 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 fjords, prepare your camera as we pass amazing views to mountains, lakes and small villages.  On the way, we visit the famous wooden Borgund Stave Church built in the 12the century. Late afternoon, we arrive at our camping site by fjords. The evening is free time to discover the area on your own. Later, we gather for barbeque (bring your own food).
 
Day 3, Fjord area
After breakfast, we depart for the glacier hike. 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 an organized hike trip to mountains or rent a bike from the property.
In the evening it is also possible to barbecue.
 
Day 4, Fjord area – Bergen
After breakfast, we travel to Flåm where you can board a boat for a cruise on the Nærøyfjord (Optional activity). A narrow part is protected by UNESCO and part of the largest and deepest fjord in Norway.  Those staying in Flåm can have a short hike around or in the town. 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
After breakfast (included for you), join the group for a guided walk in the city. Later, you can explore Bergen on your own - 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). Bergen also has some great museums to visit. We depart Bergen 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.
 

GOTHENBURG DEPARTURE program

Please note that there might be small changes in the tour. The updated program will be sent to you about a week before the start of the tour.
 
Day 1, Departure – Oslo
In the morning/noon, we meet at the departure point and jump on the bus. We arrive in Oslo around 15:00 and check-in. Orientation tour of the city with our tour manager finishing in the city center. Those who booked Viking Biking start their trip of exploring more areas of Oslo.
In the evening, free time to discover Oslo on your own. You are welcome to go out for a drink together, meet in front of the hostel (bring ID!).
We recommend buying food for the tour already from Sweden (cheaper) or Oslo! The accommodation is equipped with a kitchen to prepare your own food, also the possibility to barbeque. 
 
Day 2, Oslo – Flåm – Fjord area
After breakfast clean the rooms and then check out from the hostel. In the early afternoon, we arrive at Flåm and take a boat for a 2-hour cruise on the Nærøyfjord, a branch of Sognefjord, protected by UNESCO.
In the later afternoon, we departure towards Laerdal and have free time for the first mountain hike. Later, you can enjoy a BBQ with a view of the fjord.
 
Day 3, Fjord area
After breakfast, we depart towards an active day with glacier hike. Make sure you have good shoes for walking on rocks and waterproof clothes, also pack a lunch and water bottle.
Those staying in the camp can explore the mountains and fjords with our guide who organizes a hiking tour or you can rend a bike and see the are under own.
The evening is free for grilling as well.
 
Day 4, Fjord area 
In the morning, departure towards famous wooden Borgund Stave Church and check the outside. In the afternoon, we stop for a few hours break in Oslo to explore it a little bit more under own. In the evening, we board the bus and continue to Sweden.
 
Day 5, Arrival
You arrive back where we started at night. We hope that you have wonderful memories of the lifetime and have made new friends.