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    5 days - Independent by train, boat and ferry.

    Hardangerfjord is Norway’s third largest fjord and is a vibrant farming and orchard region. If you love gourmet food, be sure to include some farm visits and roadside cafes. Hiking and exploring opportunities here are well worth the time spent; those who are active can consider the day trip to distinctive Trolltunga.

    Highlights include

    • Self-guided adventure that allows you to discover the hidden gems of Norway's most stunning fjord at your own pace.

    • Embark on a scenic cruise through crystal-clear waters, passing by towering mountains, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque villages. Witness the magnificence of Vøringfossen, one of Norway's most iconic waterfalls, plunging into the depths of the fjord.

    • Indulge in the region's culinary treasures, from freshly caught seafood to mouthwatering local specialties. For a truly unique dining experience, don't miss the chance to book a table at the exclusive Salmon Eye restaurant, boasting the world's largest floating art installation. Make sure to book well in advance!

    • Upgrade your stay to the luxurious suites at Brakanes Hotel, offering unparalleled comfort and breathtaking views of the fjord. Relax in style after a day of exploration and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Norwegian landscape.

    • Enhance your journey with optional visits to Syse Gard, a charming farmstead nestled amidst orchards and blooming gardens. Learn about local traditions and indulge in authentic Norwegian hospitality.

    Day 1
    Arrive Bergen and transfer to your hotel
    Day 2
    Travel from Bergen to your romantic hotel in Ulvik
    Day 3
    Explore Ulvik - waterfalls, kayaking & hiking on offer
    Day 4
    Catch a boat to Eidfjord and continue by boat to Norheimsund then Bergen
    Day 5
    Depart Bergen
    Start/End Place
    Bergen, Norway
    Country Visited
    5 Days
    Start Date
    Travel Style
    Independent holiday with moderately active activities and no luggage handling included

    Please note that all our itineraries, inclusions, dates and prices displayed on this website may change at any time. If you book an itinerary today and have this confirmed it will be the itinerary that is delivered to you. However, the online itinerary on our website may change in the meantime.

    As a Certified B Corporation, 50 Degrees North has designed this tour using handpicked local hoteliers and suppliers who share our ethos of delivering services and activities of high social and environmental standards.

    The CO2-e per person per day of all tours is carefully measured following each season. We fully offset all emissions of our tours on your behalf, and we constantly look at ways to reduce emissions where possible.



    Train, express boat and ferry.

    Not Included

    International flights, lunches and dinners not detailed in the program and items of personal nature.

    We can add many optional day tours to this itinerary.


    Day 1 - Arrive Bergen and transfer to your hotel

    Arrive and self transfer to your hotel. Discover some of Bergen's many attractions and sights, many of them within walking distance. Recommended sights of interests are the Hanseatic harbour Bryggen, Fløibanen Funicular, Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum).

    Clarion Hotel Admiral
    Cornelius Fish Restaurant

    Day 2 - Travel from Bergen to your romantic hotel in Ulvik

    The round trip “Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell” takes you by train from Bergen to Voss and continues by bus to the lovely village of Ulvik. Check into your romantic hotel at Ulvik in a room with views to the fjord.

    Be sure to pre-book a hottub and sauna on the deck if you wish.

    Brakanes Hotel

    Day 3 - Explore Ulvik - waterfalls, kayaking & hiking on offer

    Enjoy a relaxing day by the fjord or join an excursion to the Vøringsfossen Waterfall, one of the biggest waterfalls in Norway.

    The wetland areas surrounding Ulvik are home to more than 80 types of bird, a great place to visit if you’re a nature lover who likes watching our feathered friends! You can also follow cultural and historical walks along marked paths, enjoy a boat trip on the Hardangerfjord or head off for farm visits to the Uppheim and Syse farms.

    1 Breakfast
    Brakanes Hotel

    Day 4 - Catch a boat to Eidfjord and continue by boat to Norheimsund then Bergen

    Catch a boat to Eidfjord and continue by boat to Norheimsund where a bus will be waiting to take you back to Bergen.

    The Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell itinerary runs in a variety of alternative ways;
    • Bergen-Norheimsund-Eidfjord-Ulvik/Lofthus-Voss-Bergen
    • Bergen-Norheimsund-Eidfjord-Ulvik/Lofthus-Voss-Oslo
    • Oslo-Voss-Ulvik/Lofthus-Eidfjord-Norheimsund-Bergen
    • Oslo-Voss-Ulvik/Lofthus-Eidfjord-Norheimsund-Bergen-Oslo

    1 Breakfast
    Clarion Hotel Admiral

    Day 5 - Depart Bergen

    After breakfast, transfer to the hotel or travel further around Norway.

    1 Breakfast
    Dates & Prices

    All prices listed are per person, based on two people sharing a room. Prices are indicative due to the current uncertainty across Europe with increasing energy and volatile fuel costs.

    Valid From
    Valid To
    From Price
    15 May 2024
    2 Sep 2024
    15 May 2024
    2 Sep 2024
    GBP 784

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