Fjord Explorer for Jönköping Student Union

Please read carefully the program and the package of the trip!
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: 08 - 13 May 2018
Duration: 6 days (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in Jostedal, 1 night in Bergen, 1 night on the bus)
Price: 450 EUR

We recommend that you make travel insurance for this trip. Each passenger is responsible for arranging their own insurance!

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


  • Meals (except 1 breakfast in Bergen; we have access to kitchen in our accommodation)
  • Optional entrance fees
  • Towel


Day 1, Jönköping  – Oslo
In the 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 your 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 at Gjerde – Jostedal Camping site. The 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. A 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 a 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 on the bus. We will depart for Leikanger by bus and have 4,5 hours boat cruise to Bergen. After, you will arrive at Bergen by the Atlantic Ocean. We will walk to the hostel and do the check-in if possible. The guided tour starts outside of the hostel and shows you the beautiful Hanseatic city. After city walk, you will have some free time. If you want, 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 in 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 9 AM. We hope that you will have wonderful memories for the lifetime and have made new friends.