7 - 16 July 2017
Do you beckon colds of the Nordic countries, high mountain peaks, incredibly beautiful fjords, snow-capped glaciers, colorful cities with tiny houses? In any case, even if you are not yet aware of your desire to visit the North of the world, you should do it. We invite you to join us on amazing journey to Norway! It is perfect both for fans of mountain hiking and for those who want to visit the main attractions of the country.
In this journey you will:
- see the legendary Norway, get acquainted with its main natural and cultural attractions.
- visit the fabulous waterfall Kjosfossen, its height 225 meters.
- see incredible mountain lakes Ringedalsvatnet, Hardangerfjord and Sandvinvatnet.
- visit legendary Trolltunga!
- visit popular observation site Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) and unique stone Kjeragbolten.
- visit the capital of Norway, Oslo, and other large cities (Bergen, Stavanger), each of them offers much to see. You will get acquainted with the local cuisine, culture and traditions.
- enjoy the beautiful mountain trip, travel by train, ferry and bus with like-minded people. You get many positive emotions.
No time to think! Amazing Norway is waiting for you. Do not miss your chance and think about your vacation today, so you do not regret missed opportunities. Believe us, you will remember this adventure for a long time and it will bring only positive emotions.
- preparing food for the trip: to make your backpacks as lightweight as possible, all the food we take with us is dried – meat, vegetables, fruits, herbs, bread (the organizers do all the drying);
- 3 meals a day and a variety of delicious meals on the active part of the trail (breakfast and dinner – and hot drinks, lunch – snack);
- group equipment: gas equipment, lightweight pots, fuel, gps navigator, group medical kit, repair kit
- services of guides;
- advice on preparing for hiking;
- visa to Norway (Schengen)
- staying in camping/hostels along the route
- transfers along the route;
- optional excursions or activities, not mentioned in the program, and other personal expenses.
Medium: Accommodation in tents in camping (if desired – in camping houses or hostels) and in open areas (2-3 nights), 2-3 days we go with full backpacks (average weight 12-18 kg), the rest of the time – we travel light Without backpacks. Normal physical form, the experience of hiking is not necessary.
Group meeting in Stavanger
Today we are going to the city of Stavanger. It is one of the largest and most beautiful in the country (the fourth largest), and the oil capital of Norway.
We arrive to camping that offers both places for tents and small houses – the choice is yours. We walk in the evening city, enjoy its beauty, and gain strength after the flight.
* Majority of the group arrives to Stavanger on the eve on July 6 at 6pm, it’s better to be in Stavanger at this time.
Stavanger – Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)
Today we are visiting the city, located on the shore of the picturesque Beau Fjord. Old part of the city is what usually attracts tourists. Here you can see how people used to live before and feel the spirit of Norway. Old harbor is also rather unusual place.
You can enjoy the Oil Museum, viewing platforms onValandshaug hill or Ullandshaug tower in the park (by the way, you canlook at the city in the evening as well, it is even more beautiful).
We leave our belongings at the campsite and slowly move to beautiful place Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock).To get there we need to go on the ferry and then climb up the hill. But the view is definitely worth it. Unique rock offering views of the fjord for kilometers below leaves a lasting impression.
Go back to Stavanger.
Kjeragbolten – Lysefjord or Lysefjorden – Stavanger
Today we visit another unusual natural attraction – Kjeragbolten. This is a round stone that is stuck between two rocks. The uniqueness of this place is that the stone is about a kilometer above the ground. And you can sure get unforgettable emotions standing on it.
We also take a walk along Lysefjord and enjoy its incredible beauty and rocky cliffs. We return to Stavanger, where we spend the night.
Stavanger – Odda
In the morning we pack and leave for the picturesque tourist town of Odda, stretching between the beautiful mountain lakes Hardangerfjord and Sandvinvatnet. It is here that tourists come to visit the legendary Trolltunga, stroll along the third largest glacier in Norway – Folgefonna. The area is popular for both hikers and mountaineers, the latter are offered lots of trails here.
We spend the night around the picturesque lake to gain strength before traveling to Trolltunga.
Today we gradually climb to the legendary Trolltunga – a large stone ledge, which is the hallmark of Norway since it offers a magnificent view. This horizontal piece of rock attracts hundreds of tourists who usually come here for one day, trying to leave this place until dark.
But we will do differently. We will come here and pitch camp nearby. WE will not only Mke photos at sunset, but we will also enjoy the incredible sunrise on Trolltunga as there are no tourists in the early morning and it will be completely at our disposal.
Waking up early to watch the sunrise on Trolltunga. Once again, we take pictures and adore this unique place. After we go down to a number of picturesque lakes and unique system of dams, which will actually help us to cross the water.
Enjoying the Norwegian landscapes we stay overnight nearthe huts.
Odda – Bergen
This day will mostly be dedicated to moving and transfers. However, on our way we will also enjoy the unique mountain spaces and plains of Norway. Without any hurry we go down to Odda and move to the city of Bergen, where we stop for the night.
Today we discover the city of Bergen, the second largest city in Norway. It is about 700 years old. The city is beautiful, there is much to see. For example, one of excellent options is to get to one of the hills on the cable car and visit the observation deck, where the city can be seen at a glance.
In the morning we recommend to go to the fish market. They sell a lot of incredible variety of marine flora and fauna. Moreover, seafood, particularly exotic, is much cheaper here than in our country.
It is also interesting to simply walk around, go to the pier and enjoy the views of the city, plunge into its spirit.
Bergen – Voss (Osterfjorden) – Gudvangen (Nærøyfjord) – waterfall Kjosfossen – Aurlandsfjord
Today we will visit some major attractions of the country, which are included in “Norway in a nutshell” tour; moreover,main tourist sites are located nearby.
We’re moving to the village of Voss, which is located near Osterfjorden.After we go by train and then by bus to get to the village of Gudvangen, which is located at one of the most picturesque fjords – Nærøyfjord.
The next stop of our trip today is waterfall Kjosfossen. Its height is 225 meters. This marvelous place is simply mesmerizing. Raging stream rushing from a height looks incredible.
Then we go to the city of Flomon the ferry. The city is close to Aurlandsfjord. We stay for the night in the city or somewhere nearby in its beautiful nature.
Flåm – Myrdal – Oslo
In the morning we leave Flåmusing Flåm railway. Now it is used mainly for tourism purposes. Interestingly, the journey takes 20 km and we will pass 20 tunnels in the rocks. This road was built with such sudden and sharp turns and has no analogues in the world.
On train we get to Myrdal, and from Myrdal we move to the capital – Oslo.