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Norwegian Fjord Hiking

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Bergen
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Bergen/Odda 
Visit the highlights of Bergen on an orientation walk with the option of 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. (1B)

Day 3 Odda 
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. (1B)

Day 4 Odda 
Known as the Valley of the Waterfalls, Oddadalen is a spectacular wooded ravine adorned with numerous beautiful waterfalls. Stretch your legs on a 10km (6.2 mi) warm-up hike along the valley. (1B)

Day 5 Odda 
Gear up for the highlight of the week – a challenging full-day hike up to the most famous rock formation in Norway. Trolltunga (the "Troll's Tongue") grants breathtaking views from 700m (2,296 ft) above the Ringedalsvatnet lake and surrounding fjordland. (1B)

Day 6 Odda 
Hike through the Skjeggedal region, following the scenic route. (1B)

Day 7 Odda 
Depart at any time. (1B)
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All This Included
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.
  • Orientation walk in Bergen
  • Hiking to Trolltunga
  • Guided glacier hike with crampons and ice axes
  • Hike in the Valley of the Waterfalls
  • Two day hikes around the Hardangerfjord.
  • Hotel (1nt), simple hotel with shared bathrooms (5 nts).
  • 6 breakfasts.
  • Transportation: Local bus, ferry, walking, private minivan
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide for glacier hike
Highlights
  • 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 Valley of the Waterfalls
Accommodations
Hotel (1nt)
Simple hotel with shared bathrooms (5 nts)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 10, Avg 8
  • Allow USD $205-270 for meals not included.
  • Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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