Bergen & Hardangerfjord Experience

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

Duration

4 days

Transportation

Train, Boat, Bus

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Self-guided

Itinerary - Day by day

  • 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.

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.

Add extra nights in Bergen - From EUR 69 per person per night

  • 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 GOLD. The rooms at the hotel in Hotel Category SILVER all have fjord view.

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 GOLD. The rooms at the hotel used for Hotel Category SILVER all have fjord view.

Add extra nights in Ulvik - From EUR 75 per person per night

  • 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.

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.

Add extra nights in Bergen - From EUR 69 per person per night

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

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

Tour category

Grand Hotel Terminus

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 to 3+ stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Bergen Børs

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast
  • Train from Bergen to Voss
  • Bus from Voss to Ulvik
  • Boat from Ulvik to Eidfjord
  • 2,5 hours sightseeing tour in Eidfjord
  • Boat from Eidfjord to Norheimsund
  • Bus from Norheimsund to Bergen
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel  itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • Additional services included for Hotel Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)
  • Room with fjord view in Ulvik