7 Days Norwegian Fjord Trekking (Land)

7 Days Norwegian Fjord Trekking (Land)

$2,299.00Price

The Vikings were some of the toughest people to ever walk this earth, and looking at the land that spawned them, it’s not hard to see why. Carved by the relentless North Atlantic for eons, the Norwegian fjordlands are a challenge that beckons hikers and mountaineers of all ages and abilities. This trip will put you on intimate terms with the great green hills, monstrous peaks, enormous glaciers, and flat-out gorgeous scenery of this isolated chunk of Scandinavia. Lace up your hiking boots and set forth in search of your own personal Valhalla.

  • Itinerary Notes

    Please note that for departures during June there may be variations on this itinerary, depending on season & weather conditions. There can be unseasonably heavy snows in Norway , so there may be changes to this itinerary. Our expert CEOs will always put your safety first and in extreme cases of heavy rain, storms or snow, they may cancel a days activity at their discretion. An alternative will be offered where possible to do so.

     

    Day 1 Bergen

    Arrive at any time.

     

    Day 2 Bergen/Odda

    Visit the highlights of Bergen on an orientation walk with the option of a freshly caught lunch at the famous fish markets. Transfer by ferry and private vehicle along the Hardangerfjord to Odda, the base in the heart of the fjords.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Day 3 Odda

    Known as the Valley of the Waterfalls, Oddadalen is a spectacular wooded ravine adorned with numerous beautiful waterfalls. Stretch your legs on a 10km (6.2 mi) hike along the valley.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Day 4 Odda/Buer Glacier/Odda

    Join an expert local guide for a hike across the frozen landscape of the Buer Glacier. Strap on crampons, head out on the ice and take in spectacular views of the glacier.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Day 5 Odda/Trolltunga/Odda

    Gear up for the highlight of the week – a challenging full-day hike up to the most famous rock formation in Norway. Trolltunga (the "Troll's Tongue") grants breathtaking views from 700m (2,296 ft) above the Ringedalsvatnet lake and surrounding fjordland.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Day 6 Odda/Skjeggedal/Odda

    Hike through the Skjeggedal region, following the scenic route.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Day 7 Odda

    Depart at any time.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Day 9 Tromsø

    Depart at any time.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast