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.
This tour can commence 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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.