Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 4 - You might encounter a few high-altitude hikes or other more strenuous activities. Pro tip: Put down that pastry, buster.
Group Size: Max 10, Avg 8
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Admire stunning views across the Hardangerfjord from the overhanging rock of Trolltunga, walk on the blue ice of the Buer Glacier, hike through the stunning scenery of the Buerdalen valley
The Vikings were some of the toughest people to ever walk this earth, and looking at the land that spawned them, it's not hard to see why. Carved by the relentless North Atlantic for eons, the Norwegian fjordlands are a challenge that beckons hikers and mountaineers of all ages and abilities. This trip will put you on intimate terms with the great green hills, monstrous peaks, enormous glaciers, and flat-out gorgeous scenery of this isolated chunk of Scandinavia. Lace up your hiking boots and set forth in search of your own personal Valhalla.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2020
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Bergen||Day 1 Bergen|
Arrive at any time. Meet your group for a welcome meeting before heading out for an orientation walk of Bergen. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Orientation Walk
|Day 2||Odda||Day 2 Bergen/Odda (1B)|
Take some free time to explore Bergen and opt to enjoy a freshly caught lunch at the famous fish markets. Transfer by ferry and private vehicle along the Hardangerfjord to Odda, the base in the heart of the fjords. Transport: Ferry (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Odda||Day 3 Odda (1B)|
Known as the Valley of the Waterfalls, Oddadalen is a spectacular wooded ravine adorned with numerous beautiful waterfalls. Travel to the Oddadalen area and stretch your legs on a 10km (6.2 mi) hike along the Buerdalen valley. Included Activities: Buerdalen Hike
|Day 4||Odda||Day 4 Odda/Buer Glacier/Odda (1B)|
Join an expert local guide for a hike across the frozen landscape of the Buer Glacier. Strap on crampons, head out on the ice and take in spectacular views of the glacier. Included Activities: Buer Glacier Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
|Day 5||Odda||Day 5 Odda (1B)|
Set in the breathtaking location of the Atlantic fjordlands, Odda is an ideal place to take a day off from hiking. For those looking to recharge today, opt to wander the quaint town that lines the coast with its multi-coloured residences or take a rib boat ride on the lake. For those who are itching to get back out into the wild, take in the views from a bike or kayak, and experience the natural beauty of this area from a different perspective.
|Day 6||Odda||Day 6 Odda/Trolltunga/Odda (1B)|
Gear up for the highlight of the week - a challenging full-day hike up to the most famous rock formation in Norway. Trolltunga (the "Trolls Tongue") grants breathtaking views from 700m (2,296 ft) above the Ringedalsvatnet lake and surrounding fjordland. Included Activities: Trolltunga Hiking
|Day 7||Bergen||Day 7 Odda/Bergen (1B)|
Leaving Odda behind, take a transfer and ferry back to Bergen. Trip ends on arrival in Bergen. Additional Notes: This tour will end upon arrival in Bergen at approximately 12pm. We suggest booking any onward travel after 3pm. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Ferry (2.00 hour(s))
Local Flights: If required all local flights are included in the cost of your tours unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.