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