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Walking the Fjords - Exodus Travels
8 days

Walking the Fjords

Start and end in Bergen
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33579
From
US $3,799
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Highlights

  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Bergen
  • Take a boat trip across a glacial lake
  • Hike multiple peaks beneath snow-capped mountains
  • See waterfalls plunging into the fjords

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Itinerary

Start and end in Bergen! With the hiking & trekking tour Walking the Fjords, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Bergen, Norway and 6 other destinations in Norway. Walking the Fjords includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Bergen.
  2. Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Bergen. Journey to Lustrafjord
  3. Day 3: Warm-up walk to Molden peak (1116m), excellent viewpoint for Sognefjord; optional visit to UNESCO-listed Urnes Stave church.
  4. Day 4: Full daywalk in Breheimen National Park, known as the 'Home of the Glaciers', from Vigdal to Navarsete hut.
  5. Day 5: Bus to Nigardsbreen glacier (part of Jostedalsbreen icecap); walk and boat trip on glacial lake; optional glacier walk.
  6. Day 6: Daywalk in the spectacular Jotunheim National Park.
  7. Day 7: Hike into the Mørkrisdalen Valley.
  8. Day 8: Scenic drive to Bergen; end Bergen.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.8
  • 4.4
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  • Walking the Fjords reviewer 1
    · July 08, 2019
    Excellent tour! Really enjoyed the Fjords!
    Trip date: June 2019
  • CM
    · July 03, 2019
    I wasn't sure this was the right trip for me because I am an inactive person and it was listed as a moderate level tour. However, I found out I was able to hike 620 meters in a day, walk over 8 miles, and for over 7 hours. I met the guide at the... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2019
  • R
    · September 20, 2018
    A great experience with a variety of beautiful and breathtaking hiking and touring environments, including the classic waterway fjords, river valleys, raging waterfalls, stark tundra and glacial environments, as well as stops at hiking huts and local... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2018
  • CH
    · July 19, 2018
    This tour was so much fun. I can’t say enough about the beauty of Norway. Each of the five hikes provided a unique aspect to the rugged, unique terrain. Nes Gard, the accommodations, friendly staff and absolutely wonderful food each evening, far... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2018
  • A
    · July 17, 2013
    I was extremely disappointed that the leader thought I was not fit enough to take part in the walks, without any justification.  I would not have booked the holiday if I thought I was not fit enough, as it would be unfair on other guests and I would not... Show more
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  • A
    · December 17, 2012
    The landscape was just out of this world - my jaw was almost permanantly dropped! I've seen a million pictures of the fjords so I thought I knew what to expect but actually, once you're there it's like stepping through a gateway to another world, simply... Show more
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  • A
    · September 01, 2012
    This was a wonderful trip that I can highly recommend. Beautiful country to visit, great walks, lovely accommodation with superb food, brilliant leader.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Each day was different and difficult to choose... Show more
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  • A
    · August 23, 2011
    A great escape! The trip was appropriately graded: the hikes were just challenging enough to make it feel like we'd earned our suppers! The food, service and accommodation at Nes Gard were first class - well above expectations. Asbjorn, Mari and their... Show more
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  • A
    · July 29, 2011
    Superb trip. Fantastic walking, each day very different scenery.  Great accomodation, with excellent food. Very friendly hosts, felt like you were staying in a private house, rather than a hotel. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The... Show more
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  • A
    · July 29, 2011
    Superb trip. Fantastic walking, each day very different scenery.  Great accomodation, with excellent food. Very friendly hosts, felt like you were staying in a private house, rather than a hotel. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The... Show more
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Dates & Availability

8 days
Walking the Fjords
From Bergen to Bergen
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FAQs

  • What physical level is required for this tour?

    You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.

    Walk profile for the tour is:
    Daily distance in km/miles:
    Day 3
    13.0km/8.1miles
    Day 4
    11.0km/6.8miles
    Day 5
    6.0km/3.7miles
    Day 6
    4.0km/2.5miles
    Day 7
    12.0km/7.5miles
    Number of days walking: 5
    Pace: Approximately 4-5 hours walking per day
    Terrain: Low altitude; good paths with some steep ascents

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    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Norway. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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    • For any tour departing before October 18th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 18th, 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Exodus Travels will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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