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: 23 - 28 September // 25 - 30 September 2018
 
Duration: 6 days (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in Jostedal, 1 night in Bergen, 1 night on the bus)
 
Price: 455 EUR
 
Included
  • Bus transportation for 6 days
  • Services from Scanbalt tour manager
  • Guided tour in Oslo by bike
  • Guided walk in Bergen
  • 4 nights accommodation in hostels and cabins (shared rooms/cabins)
  • 4.5 hrs fjord cruise Leikanger-Bergen
  • Icetroll activity (glacier hike and kayaking)
  • Guided tour in Borgund Stave Church 
  • Bedlinen

 

Excluded
  • Travel insurance - highly recommended
  • Meals (we have access to a kitchen in our accommodation)
  • Towel
Status:
Full

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, Jönköping  – Oslo
In the early morning, we meet at the departure point and jump on the bus. We arrive in Oslo in the afternoon and 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 depart towards the fjords, prepare your camera for picturesque surrounding. On the way, we visit the famous wooden Borgund Stave Church built in the 12th century. In the later afternoon, we 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 food).
 
Day 3, Gjerde
After breakfast, we 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
The morning is free to discover more of the area and rest. After lunch, depart for Leikanger by bus and have 4.5 hours boat cruise to Bergen. We are passing the widest and deepest fjord in Norway - Sognefjorden. In Bergen, you check in to your hostel and rest. 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 start discovering Bergen during a guided tour and later under own. Don't miss 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 late afternoon, we depart Bergen back to Jönköping.
 
Day 6, Jönköping
Arrival back home in the morning. We hope that you have wonderful memories of the lifetime and have made new friends.