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: 11 - 14 May 2018
 
Departure: Växjö
 
Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights (1 night in Oslo, 2 nights in the Fjord area)
 
Price: 225 EUR (230 EUR without ESNcard)
 
Included
  • Bus transportation for 4 days
  • Services from Scanbalt tour manager
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in hostels and cabins (common rooms with shared facilities)
  • Visit Borgund Stave Church (outside visit, entrance not included)
  • Bed linen (but no towels, so please bring your own)
  • Icetroll activity (glacier hike and kayaking)

 

Excluded
  • Meals (we have access to kitchens in hostels where we stay)
  • Optional entrance fees (museums)

 

Optional Activities (you will get notification when optional booking opens)

 

    Accommodation
     

    Oslo: Anker Hostel http://www.ankerhostel.no/. Central location, 6-8 bed rooms with own bathroom and mini-kitchen. Cooking gear can be rented from reception for deposit to use in the room, breakfast available for 85 NOK. Free wifi in the lobby. Rooming list is prepared by Scanbalt in advance!

    Gjerde: Jostedal camping http://www.jostedalcamping.no Jostedal Camping, former Gjerde Camping, offers affordable accommodation in cabins of different sizes. The campsite is only 5 km from Jostedalsbreen National Park. The campsite is idyllically situated at Gjerde, in the valley of Jostedalen, where the tributary Krundøla flows into the river Jostedøla. At Gjerde, you will find a grocery shop, a petrol station and a hotel & café, serving home-made food.  Well equipped kitchen. Rooming list will be done on the bus.

     
    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.
    Price from:
    225€
    Days:4
    *Bus transportation for 4 days
    *Services from Scanbalt tour manager
    *3 nights’ accommodation in hostels and cabins (common rooms with shared facilities)
    *Visit Borgund Stave Church (outside visit, entrance not included)
    *Bed linen (but no towels, so please bring your own)
    *Icetroll activity (glacier hike and kayaking)
    Transport method:bus
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    Program

    Day 1, Sweden – Oslo
    We meet at the departure point in the morning and jump on the bus. Take everything you need until arrival inside the bus.  In the afternoon, we reach Oslo and check-in to the rooms. A walking tour, start in front of the hostel. Those who booked Viking Biking will start their tour also from the hostel.
    Evening free time to discover Oslo on own. Get together at the hostel and go out for the drink with guide (bring ID!). 
     
    Day 2, Oslo – Flam – Gjerde
    After breakfast clean the rooms and then check out from the hostel. In the afternoon, those who have booked a ferry cruise, board a boat for a 2-hour cruise on the Sognefjord, Gudvangen-Flam. A narrow part of the fjord is called Nærøyfjord and is protected by UNESCO. Rest of the group will be taken to Flam and have free time for a short hike in the area or to enjoy the view if you take Flamsbana mountain train ride! Check/book the train here https://www.visitflam.com/en/flamsbana/rutetider/ 
    After we finish today traveling in Jostedal camp. Free time to rest and meeting regarding next day kayaking and glacier hike.
     
    Day 3, Gjerde
    After breakfast we will depart for Jostedalsbreen. Full day activities with kayaking and glacier hike. Bring lunch with you and proof gear with proper shoes. What to bring: Warm hat and gloves. Warm clothing including rain jacket, woolen under layers, waterproof trousers, sun hat. Good walking shoes/boots (but don’t buy especially for this tour). Camera, drink bottle, sunglasses, lunch.
    In the evening it is possible to barbeque, bring your own food for grill.
     
    Day 4, Gjerde – Sweden
     Check out and departure back to Sweden. On the way we will visit famous Borgund Stave Church (http://www.stavechurch.com/en/borgund/). We will view and take photos of the church from outside.
    After the visit we will continue the ride and arrive back at nigth. We hope that you will have wonderful memories and made some new friends.

    Departures and prices

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