SUS 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.
 
Tour date: Stockholm departure 03 - 08 May 2019
Departure city: Stockholm
Duration: 6 days/5 nights (1 night in Oslo*, 2 nights in fjord area, 1 night in Bergen, 1 night on the bus)    
Price: 352 eur
 
Included
Bus transportation for a whole tour
Services from Scanbalt tour manager
Guided tours in Oslo and Bergen
4 nights accommodation in hostels and cabins (shared rooms/cabins)
1 breakfast
Borgund Stave Church visit
Hikes with tour manager
 
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) - approx 45 EUR
Glacier hike - approx 50 EUR (price include 3 hrs glacier hike with equipment and 2 ways bus transfer to/from camping ground)
 
* It is possible to book a trip starting on Day 2.
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, 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 a 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.