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Norwegian Fjord Trekking
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The Vikings were some of the toughest people to ever walk this earth, and looking at the land that spawned them, its 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.


Duration: 7 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Hiking, Trekking Physical rating: 4 - Demanding
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 133032
Starts: Bergen, Norway Finishes: Odda, Norway
You will visit
  • Bergen
  • Odda

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bergen

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Bergen/Odda (1B)

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 bus along the Hardangerfjord to Odda, the base in the heart of the fjords.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Local bus

03

Day 3: Odda (1B)

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.

Included Activities:
Hiking

04

Day 4: 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))

05

Day 5: 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 "Troll's Tongue") grants breathtaking views from 700m (2,296 ft) above the Ringedalsvatnet lake and surrounding fjordland.

Included Activities:
Hiking

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Day 6: Odda (1B)

Start hiking over the bridge to Tysso and to the start of the Himmelstigen via ferrata course. Take in spectacular views of this idyllic region. There's time for optional mountain biking to get a different perspective of the rugged landscape.

Included Activities:
Hike to Skjeggedal

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Day 7: Odda (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • 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
    Accommodation
    • Hotel (1nt), simple hotel with shared bathrooms (5 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 6 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 0 dinners
    Transport
    • Local bus, ferry, walking, private minivan
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide for glacier hike
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Tour 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