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Sognefjord hiking holiday

Breathtaking views, amazing mountain peaks and glaciers.

Experience Norway's most popular hiking area during this 8-days-hiking holiday. One thing is for sure - this tour is awaiting you daily with magnificent highlights. May it be stunning landscape, snow-capped peaks, impressive fjords, waterfalls and last but not least of course unforgettable panorama views. Start of this trip is in Bergen, Norway's second largest city and besides impressive nature also charming hotels and tasty local food make sure you feel very comfortable during your one-of-a-kind hiking holiday! 

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  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • self guided
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Solvorn

Itinerary

Welcome to Bergen, there is plenty to see: Bryggen with its wooden buildings, the Hanseatic museum, Bergenhus, one of Norway's best-preserved fortresses or Håkons Hall, a royal residence from the Middle Ages. Explore Norway's second largest city on your own or book a 2 hours guided tour. 

By public bus you reach the cable car at Mount Ulriken which brings you up to the top of Bergen's highest mountain. If wished, a guided tour can be booked. Soak in the breathtaking views on the sea, the islands, fjords and mountains before you start your hiking tour through varied nature. "Storefjellet" or "Borgaskaret" can be recommended for a well deserved lunch break. On top of Mount Floyen you will have another fantastic view onto the city before you walk down to Bergen. Optional you can go by cable car (not included). 

5 - 7 hours
15
660
660

By express boat you reach the Western islands and Sognefjorden. Around lunch time you arrive in Balestrand, imbedded in impressive fjord landscape. Take a walk along King Bele's Road to see all the lovely summer residences of artists and wealthy house owners. Many of the houses in this so-called dragon style are well preserved, and spreading an unique flair. Your hotel in Balestrand overlooks the Sognefjord and has been built in Swiss style, another style which is very popular for this area. 

1 hour
4
50
50

After breakfast you follow the well signposted route to Raudmelen. After a steep route up you will have magnificent views over the area. We recommend to pause at Orrabenken, before you continue to Buråsi, again with fantastic views over the fjord, green areas and rocky mountains. Along the ridge you reah the highest point of today's tour Raudmelen. Optional the route can also be shortened several times. 

6 hours
8
980
980

In the morning you are transferred to Årøy, your hiking tour starts at the mighty river. Your route leads you up to Hafslo with its lake and on to Galden and Solvorn, your today's goal. Solvorn used to be an important harbour, today the small village with its wooden houses is a very popular summer holiday destination. 

3 hours
8 km
240
240

A short transfer brings you to Molden, from where you hike through the forest and up to Svarthiller. The efforts of managing the steep route will be rewarded with amazing views. You continue to the top of Mount Molden, 1 116 m asl. Enjoy the breathtaking panorama over Lusterfjorden, New and Høyheimsvik. Its called the finest viewpoint of all along Sognefjorden. Be sure to have your camera ready! Afterwards you return back to Solvorn to have a relaxed evening in the lovely small village. 

6 - 7 hours
10 km
1120 m
1120 m

After breakfast you go by public bus to Jostedalen. Here you should visit the Breheimscenter with its interactive exhibition about Jostedalen, the national parks Jostedalsbreen and Breheimen. The center also puts a special focus on the glaciers and the climate in this region and offers a cafeteria, souvenir shop and museum. The hike up to glacier Nigardsbreen takes about 45 minutes. If you want you can go by boat to cross the lake (one way or both ways) at the glacier, a ticket costs ca. 60 NOK (ca. 6 EUR) per person. Afterwards you return by public bus back to Sogndal. 

 

3 - 4 hours
10 km
50 m
50 m

After breakfast your hiking holiday ends. We are happy to extend your stay with extra nights.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance*
Place of arrival: Bergen
  Season 1
13.05.2021 - 16.06.2021
22.08.2021 - 18.09.2021

daily
Season 2
17.06.2021 - 21.08.2021

daily
Sognefjord hiking holiday, 7 days, NO-SOWBS-07X
Base price
16 099
17 499
Single room surcharge 4 999 4 999
Season 1
May 13, 2021 - Jun 16, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021
daily
Season 2
Jun 17, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
daily
Sognefjord hiking holiday, 7 days, NO-SOWBS-07X
Base price
Single room surcharge
16 099
4 999
17 499
4 999
Season 1
May 13, 2021 - Jun 16, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021
Season 2
Jun 17, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
Bergen
Extra night in double room/breakfast
Extra night in single room/breakfast
899
1 499
899
1 499
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Bergen
  Season 1
May 13, 2021 - Jun 16, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021

daily
Season 2
Jun 17, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021

daily
Bergen
Extra night in double room/breakfast 899 899
Extra night in single room/breakfast 1 499 1 499
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Guided city tour (2 hours) for 1-2 persons
Guided city tour (2 hours) for 3-4 persons
Guided tour Mount Ulriken
1 499
1 499
949
Prices per person in SEK

Services and extras

Services included

Services included:

  • Overnights in chosen 3***- and 4****-hotels
  • Breakfast
  • 5x lunch package for the hiking tours
  • 4x half board (2x dinner, 2x buffé)
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • 1x transfer to the start of the hiking tour, Solvorn-Molden
  • Carefully elaborated route instructions
  • Detailed travel information: Route maps, route description, tourist attractions and sights, important telephone numbers (1x per booked room)
  • Service hotline 

Optional:

  • Guided tour in Bergen for up to 2 persons: 1 499 SEK
  • Guided tour in Bergen for up to 4 persons: 1 499 SEK
  • Guided tour Mount Ulriken: 949 SEK per person

Not included:

  • Public transportation to the start of your daily hiking tours and back
  • Ulriken cable car (day 2)
  • Express boat Bergen - Balestrand (day 3)
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Arrival:

  • By flight: Bergen airport and by airport bus (ca. 30 minutes, departures every 15 minutes), City Light Rail (ca. 45 minutes) or taxi to the city centre. 
  • By ferry: Fjord Line sails to Bergen from Denmark, the ferry docks are within walking distance from the city center. 
  • By train: The Bergen railway connects Bergen and Oslo and is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. 
  • By expressbus: Kystbussen runs from Stavanger to Bergen (ca. 3 hours 15 minutes, with hourly departures). 

Departure:

  • By express boat: from Sogndal back to Bergen in the morning and by public bus to Oslo.

 

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