Fjord Tours

Bergen & Hardangerfjord Experience - 4 days

Independent Short Breaks, Start in Bergen

Explore the wooden city of Bergen - famous for its Hanseatic Bryggen Wharf, before making an overnight excursion to the Hardangerfjord - famous for it’s fruit orchards. The contrast created by green hillsides, orchards in blossom and snow-clad mountains is breathtaking.

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2018 Early booking discount

Looking to travel in 2018?
We are currently offering an early booking discount for our independent short breaks; 2017 price for travel in 2018. This offer is valid until the 2018 prices have been updated on our website. The offer can not be combined with any other discounts, nor is it applicable for any additional add-ons bookable for this tour.

Tour details

This tour can commence in: Bergen

Day 01: Arrival in Bergen

  • Arrival in Bergen according to your own itinerary.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Bryggen Wharf
    • Fløibanen funicular
    • Edvard Grieg’s home Troldhaugen
    • The Fish and Flower market
    • Old Bergen Open Air Museum
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 02: Bergen – Ulvik (train/bus)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Bergen Railway from Bergen to Voss.
  • Bus from Voss to Ulvik.
  • Afternoon at leisure in Ulvik.
  • Recommended activities:
    • Relax by the fjord.
    • Swim in the fjord.
    • Rent a boat or bike.
    • Guided kayaking trip.
  • Accommodation in Ulvik.
    • Possibility to upgrade to fjord view room in Hotel Category 1 (please see add-ons). The rooms at the hotel in Hotel Category 2 all have fjord view.

Day 03: Ulvik - Hardangerfjord – Bergen (boat/bus)

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 30-minute fjord cruise from Ulvik to Eidfjord.
  • 2,5 hours sightseeing tour in Eidfjord:
    • Vøringsfossen Waterfall
    • Hardangervidda Nature Centre
  • 3-hour cruise on the Hardangerfjord to Norheimsund.
  • Bus from Norheimsund to Bergen.
  • Accommodation in Bergen.
    • Possibility to upgrade to business class room in Hotel Category 1, for more information please see add-ons.

Day 04: Departure from Bergen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.

Day 01: Arrival in Bergen

Arrival in Bergen according to your own itinerary. Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and the world’s only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords. Attractions in Bergen include the Hanseatic Bryggen Harbour, Fløibanen Funicular, Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum).
Accommodation in Bergen. Possibility to upgrade to business class room in Hotel Category 1, for more information please see add-ons.

Day 02: Bergen – Ulvik (train/bus)

Breakfast at the hotel before departure by train to Voss. From Voss you will continue by bus through attractive farmland to the small village of Ulvik, beautifully located by the Hardangerfjord. The Hardangerfjord is the second largest fjord in Norway, and famous for it’s fruit orchards. The contrast created by green hillsides, orchards in blossom and snow-clad mountains has inspired many, and among them the well known Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg with his famous composition «Spring». If travelling in May you will have the possibility to see the lovely blossoming of the fruit trees. The afternoon is at your own leisure in Ulvik. You can relax by the fjord, explore the beautiful surroundings or enjoy the facilities the hotel has to offer. We also recommend joining a guided kayaking trip. Accommodation in Ulvik. Possibility to upgrade to fjord view room in Hotel Category 1 (please see add-ons). The rooms at the hotel used for Hotel Category 2 all have fjord view.

Day 03: Ulvik - Hardangerfjord – Bergen (boat/bus)

Breakfast at the hotel. From Ulvik you will depart on a cruise across the Hardangerfjord to Eidfjord. Here you you will go on a 2,5 hours sightseeing tour by bus to visit the Hardangervidda Nature Centre and the spectacular Vøringsfossen Waterfall, Norway’s highest waterfall. In the afternoon the journey continues with a 3-hour cruise on the Hardangerfjord to Norheimsund. The last part of the journey goes by bus to Bergen, passing the impressive Steindalsfossen waterfall. Accommodation in Bergen. Possibility to upgrade to business class room in Hotel Category 1, for more information please see add-ons.

Day 04: Departure from Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.

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