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Norway Fjord Trekking

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Bergen
Arrive at any time. Meet your group for a welcome meeting before heading out for an orientation walk of Bergen.

Day 2 Bergen/Odda
Enjoy breakfast in the beautiful city of Bergen. Transfer by ferry and private vehicle along the Hardangerfjord to Odda, the base in the heart of the fjords. Enjoy a hike along the Culture Trail. (B)

Day 3 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) hike along the Buerdalen valley. Consider today’s hike a warm-up to prepare for our full day Trolltunga excursion on Day 6. (B)

Day 4 Odda/Folgefonna Glacier/Odda
Join an expert local guide for a hike across the frozen landscape of the Folgefonna Glacier. Strap on crampons, head out on the ice and take in spectacular views of the glacier. (B)

Day 5 Odda
Enjoy free time today to relax in the beauty of the surrounding fjords, or opt to partake in any of the many activities this area has to offer.

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 fjords. 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. (B)

Day 6 Odda/Trolltunga/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. (B)

Day 7 Odda/Bergen
Leaving Odda behind, take a transfer and ferry back to Bergen. Trip ends on arrival in Bergen. (B)
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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.
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Orientation walk in Bergen
  • Hiking to Trolltunga
  • Guided glacier hike with crampons and ice axes
  • Hike in the Buerdalen valley
  • Hike around the Hardangerfjord
  • Free time to explore Odda.
  • 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 Buerdalen valley
Accommodations
Hotel (1nt) / Simple hotel with shared bathrooms (5 nights)
Odda, Norway: Trolltunga Hotel (or similar)
Bergen, Norway: Zander K Hotel (or similar)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 10, Avg 8
  • 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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