What's included

  • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • 4 nights based on sharing twin-rooms
    4 nights based on sharing twin-rooms
  • All activities with Flash Pack Leader
    All activities with Flash Pack Leader
  • Max 16
    Max 16
  • Private minibus transportation, airport pickup any time on Day 1, group airport drop off before noon on Day 5
    Private minibus transportation, airport pickup any time on Day 1, group airport drop off before noon on Day 5
  • Private minibus transportation, airport pickup any time on Day 1, group airport drop off before noon on Day 5
    Private minibus transportation, airport pickup any time on Day 1, group airport drop off before noon on Day 5

Ah the Land of the Fjords, what a spectacular landscape to behold. Here giant rifts pierce through the rugged mountains, waterfalls plunge into crystal clear rivers and dramatic forests hug the vast horizons. The adventure begins in Bergen, the colourful gateway to the fjords that also happens to be a compact city of great culture and cuisine – but we’re not here for the city. We’re here to embrace all things outdoors and get your lungs pumping with the fresh fjord air. Prepare to cruise across the open fjords in a private boat, to go glacier walking across blue ice and to kayak through Norway’s vast panoramas of epic beauty. There’s goat farms to hike to for local cheese tastings and traditional Norwegian dinners to devour. With endless valleys and waterfalls, it may take twice as long to reach anywhere yet this is simply due to the infinite photo opportunities en route. Have your cameras and crampons at the ready.

  • Hop aboard your private RIB boat and cruise across the fjords
  • Hike to Leim mountain goat farm for authentic cheese tasting and lunch
  • Enjoy scenic drives with epic views and photo stops, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nærøydalen Valley
  • Hike through the vast beauty of Jostedalsbreen National Park
  • Don your crampons and ice picks for a glacier walk across Haugabreen glacier
  • Go sea kayaking in the stunning Fjærland fjord
  • Feel the refreshing spray of Tvindefossen waterfall
  • Tuck into a traditional Norwegian three course dinner

Itinerary

Day 1: LET THE ADVENTURE BERGEN

Surrounded by mountains and fjords lies the charming city of Bergen, the starting point of your Norwegian adventure. On the shores of a North Sea inlet, this former capital looks fresh out of a storybook with its colourful wooden houses and picturesque harbour. After touching down in Bergen airport, we’ll whisk you into the heart of the city to your hotel. We recommend getting an early flight so that you have plenty of time to explore this awesome city. Here you can revel in its beautifully preserved history, mooch around the art galleries or tuck into freshly caught seafood along the harbour. There’s also a buzzing bar culture here to enjoy, perfect for grabbing drinks and getting to know your fellow Flashpackers. Here’s to new adventures!

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Touch down in the colourful city of Bergen

Arrive early so you can explore

Meet your fellow Flashpackers for drinks in this charming city

Enjoy the bright lights of the city before your outdoor adventure

Day 2: FJORDS, FARMS AND FJÆRLAND

Today we’re leaving the city behind and embracing all things outdoors. Get ready for one of the most scenic drives of your life as we head into the fjord-filled wilderness. We’ll drive along Route 16, stopping along the way to enjoy breathtaking viewpoints of the vast fjords with your cameras at the ready. One scenic stop will be the Tvindefossen waterfall where you can admire its cascading beauty and feel the refreshing spray of the plunging water. We’ll then drive onwards into the stunning Nærøydalen valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with all the views to prove it. Afterwards, we’ll head on to the small village of Gudvangen where we’ll be swapping four wheels for a RIB boat. Cruise across the open water to Skjerdal Wharf where we’ll hike for 1.5 hours, surrounded by fresh fjord views and waterfalls. Our destination is a quintessentially Norwegian experience, lunch at Leim mountain goat farm. Here you’ll learn the secrets of making authentic goats cheese, before tasting the different varieties and tucking into a lunch of local produce. Enjoy the beautiful hike back down to Skjerdal before hitting the road to Fjærland. Here a traditional 3-course Norwegian dinner awaits, including a bonus secret taste of a Norwegian speciality…

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Head out into the fjord filled wilderness

Enjoy amazing view points along the way

Stop by the impressive Tvindefossen waterfall

Cruise along the fjord in a RIB boat

Sit back and enjoy the ride

This is the perfect way to travel around here

Touch back on dry land and hike to Leim mountain goat farm

Take in the amazing views as you hike to your lunch destination

Arrive at the quintessential goat farm

Try the local cheeses made here

Hike back down to Sognefjord after your homemade lunch

Then hit the road onwards to Fjærland

Day 3: ICY HIKES ACROSS HAUGABREEN GLACIER

Today you’ll need to wrap up and put on your trusty walking boots, fresh for a day of hiking through mountains and glaciers in the Jostedalsbreen National Park. After a hearty breakfast, we’ll begin the 7 hour hike into the U-shaped valley where the Haugabreen Glacier awaits. Breathe in that fresh fjord air and walk along the glacial meltwater streams, starting on gentle terrain before gradually getting steeper towards the glacier. Here we’ll have a picnic lunch before gearing up for your glacier walk on blue ice. Armed with crampons and ice picks, embrace your inner Bear Grylls as we see if there are any caves, crevasses and tunnels to explore in the bright blue ice. Or if it’s early in the season with high snowfall, we will do the Mount Skredfjellet hike instead for epic views across the fjord and glacier. Either way, this heart pumping day is perfect for getting back to nature in true Norwegian style.

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Hike across the Haugabreen Glacier

Look out for crevasses along the way

Have your ice picks and crampons at the ready

Take in epic views as you descend the glacier

Your expert instructor will lead the way

Hike along the glacier meltwater streams

Enjoy the views of Jostedalsbreen National Park

Discover rushing waterfalls along the way

Important notes

Fly into: Bergen Airport

Fly out of: Bergen Airport (drop off by noon at the latest)

Please be aware that the itinerary, activities and hotels are subject to change. These changes can happen with little notice due to availability, poor weather, seasonal changes, or other circumstances beyond our control. From time to time we may also make changes to your itinerary to try out new ideas and keep things fresh.

We take safety very seriously on Flash Pack adventures, click here to learn more.

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