Fjord Tours

Bergen & Hardangerfjord Adventure - 5 days

Independent Short Breaks, Start in Bergen

On this active fjord tour you will travel from Bergen to the beautiful Hardangerfjord, which offers lots of nature based activities. Included in the tour are a fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord, a glacier walk on Folgefonna Glacier and a guided kayaking trip from the fjord village of Ulvik. All in breathtaking surroundings and with no prior experienced required.

Tour details

This tour can commence in: Bergen

Day 01: Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords

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

Day 02: Travel to the Hardangerfjord / Guided glacier walk

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Bus to Norheimsund.
  • Boat to Herand.
  • Bus to Folgefonna ski center
  • Guided glacier walk on Folgefonnaglacier.
  • Transport back to Norheimsund.
  • Accommodation in Norheimsund.

Day 03: Fjord cruise to Ulvik

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Fjord cruise to Ulvik.
  • Day at leisure in Ulvik.
  • 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 04: Guided kayak trip on the Ulvikfjord - return to Bergen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 3.5 hours kayak trip on the Ulvikfjord.
  • Bus to Voss.
  • Train from Voss to Bergen.
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 05: Departure from Bergen

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

Day 01: Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords

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. Bergen is - with good reason - called the Gateway to the Fjords due to its close proximity to the Norwegian fjords. This makes the city the perfect starting point for exploring the fjord region. Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 02: Travel to the Hardangerfjord / Guided glacier walk

Breakfast at the hotel before departure by bus to Norheimsund. After a 1 1/2 hours bus tour you will continue by boat towards Herand, where you take a bus up to Folgefonna ski center. Folgefonna is Norway’s third largest glacier. On approximately 1’250 meters above sea level you have a beautiful view of the coastal mountains, the Marstein lighthouse and the North sea to the west and a stunning view over the Hardangervidda area. From the Folgefonna ski center you will go on an approximately 4-6 hour guided glacier walk. It is not a hard or physically demanding trip and is therefore suitable for all who wish to experience what glacier walking is really like – do not forget to pack your camera. Travel by bus and boat back to Norheimsund kai. Accommodation in Norheimsund.

Day 03: Fjord cruise to Ulvik

Breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a cruise to Ulvik, a beautiful fjord village at the Hardangerfjord. This day is at our own leisure. You can go for a swim in the fjord or for walks/hikes in the surrounding. The B-Active centre at the Strand Fjordhotel offers different activities as well as bike rental (some included for guests of the Strand Fjordhotel). Accommodation in Ulvik. Possibility to upgrade to fjord view room in hotel category 1. The rooms at the hotel used for hotel category 2 all have fjord view.

Day 04: Guided kayak trip on the Ulvikfjord - return to Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. After that, enjoy a 3,5 half hour guided educational kayak tour. Not only will you enjoy the fun and sportive kayaking experience, but you will also get to learn some basic skills for surviving in nature. Some hours at your own leisure before taking a bus to Voss in the afternoon. From there, return to Bergen by train. Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 05: Departure from Bergen

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

Bergen & Hardangerfjord Adventure

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