VIS 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 dates: 18 - 22 October 2018
 
Departure: Växjö
 
Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in the Fjord area, 1 night on the bus)
 
Price: 230 EUR (235 EUR without ESNcard)
 
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 that this is a student tour. Non-students can join but they need to pay 25 EUR/per person extra! Please contact info@scanbaltexperience.com for more details.
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, Växjö – Oslo
In the early morning, we meet at the departure point and jump on the bus. We arrive in Oslo around 14:00 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 – Växjö
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 Växjö.
 
Day 5, Växjö
You arrive back to Växjö deep at night around 3:00. We hope that you have wonderful memories of the lifetime and have made new friends.