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    7 days - Join us for a Norway in a Nutshell® experience with a difference.

    The journey through the Aurland valley is one of the most dramatic and pretty short hikes in Norway. This 3-day trek starts at Finse, takes you over Klemsbu to Geiterygghytta on day 1, and continues over Steinbergdalen to Østerbø on day 2.

    On the last day the magnificent route from Østerbø to Vassbygdi will take you trough the Aurland valley. We combine the trek with a train trip from Oslo to Finse at the start, a stay in Flåm and an express boat to Bergen. We have also thrown in a RIB boat safari up the narrow Nærøyfjord.

    Think wildflowers, nature, charming lodges, fantastic scenery and company!

    Highlights include

    • Travel on foot through the magnificent Norwegian mountain
    • 24-hour support with our Norwegian office
    • Enjoy an afternoon walk underneath the majestic Hardangerjøkullen glacier
    • Experience the simplicity and friendliness of your fellow Norwegian mountain walkers - say 'hei' as they pass by, eat together the satisfying breakfast buffets and marvel at walkers of all ages pass you by!!
    • Breathe deeply the fresh mountain air, walk on well-trodden and maintained paths and stop to enjoy your lunch pack on top of the ridges
    • Express boat from Flåm to Bergen via the Sognefjord – Norway´s longest fjord
    • Visit Flåm (Norway in a Nutshell® station)
    Day 1
    Arrive Oslo
    Day 2
    Train Oslo to Finse
    Day 3
    Hike to Geiterygghytta
    Day 4
    Hike to Østerbø
    Day 5
    Østerbø - Vassbygdi - Flåm
    Day 6
    Nærøyfjord RIB safari & Bergen
    Day 7
    Tour ends in Bergen
    Start Place
    Oslo, Norway
    End Place
    Bergen, Norway
    Country Visited
    7 Days
    Start Date
    Travel Style
    Active and Independent
    Travel Style
    Independent holiday with moderately active activities and no luggage handling included

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    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.



    Travel on foot through the magnificent Norwegian mountains. Train from Oslo return, Flåm Railway journey and train to Bergen.

    • All accommodation (5-nights) in twin/double rooms.
    • Daily breakfast and other meals as described
    • Train Oslo-Finse with seat reservation
    • Trekking notes and map
    • Express boat Flåm-Bergen
    • 24-hour emergency phone number in Norway
    Not Included

    International flights, travel insurance, gratitudes and items of a personal nature.


    Day 1 - Arrive Oslo

    Arrive Oslo at any time on day one and make your own way using the express airport train (19 mins) to our centrally located hotel close to the main train station Oslo S.

    Discover the new area of Bjorvika with the new Opera House and Munch Museum and then explore the charming shopping streets, cosy cafés and exciting eateries of Grünerløkka. After going shopping at numerous design boutiques, vintage shops and flea markets, head to the Mathallen food hall for local specialties. Lastly, visit the new National Museum of Norway down by the harbour before finding a spot in one of the local fish restaurants for dinner.

    Comfort Hotel Grand Central

    Day 2 - Train Oslo to Finse

    In the morning take the train from Oslo up the valleys of south-eastern Norway to the highest point at Finse at 1222m. Check-in and enjoy afternoon walks underneath the majestic Hardangerjøkullen glacier. Dinner and overnight at Finse.

    1 Breakfast
    1 Dinner

    Day 3 - Hike to Geiterygghytta

    After breakfast tie your trekking boots and start the walk north over Klemsbu to Geiterygghytta. You prepare your own lunch pack at Finse before you head off. Lunch packing material provided at the breakfast buffet. Make sure to pack plenty to eat as hiking and the fresh mountain air will make you hungry!

    The walk takes approximately 5 hours.

    Dinner and overnight at Geiterygghytta.

    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner

    Day 4 - Hike to Østerbø

    Enjoy a hearty breakfast, pack your own lunch  and set off towards Steinbergdalen and on to Østerbø.

    The walk takes approximately 7 hours . Dinner and overnight at Østerbø Turisthytte.

    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner
    Aurlandsdalen Turisthytte Østerbø (mountain hut).

    Day 5 - Østerbø - Vassbygdi - Flåm

    Savour local specialities at breakfast, and pack your lunch (incl. thermos) for the last and most spectacular hike through the Aurland valley down to Vassbygi. This is the classic hike down the valley of Aurland! The nature is wild and breathtaking, with steep walls, rivers and waterfalls. We pass old settlements from 1850. The path is, in general, easy to walk, but some minor parts are exposed. Duration: 6 hrs.

    On arrival catch the local bus from Vassbygdi to Flåm (departs afternoons during summer – timing to be advised - bus ticket paid locally). Dinner and overnight in Flåm.

    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner
    Flåmsbrygga or similar

    Day 6 - Nærøyfjord RIB safari & Bergen

    Enjoy a morning fjord safari by RIB boat through the narrow Nærøyfjord. In the early afternoon board an express boat from Flåm to Bergen via the Sognefjord – Norway´s longest fjord. Overnight Bergen.

    1 Breakfast
    Clarion Hotel Admiral

    Day 7 - Tour ends in Bergen

    Our tour ends after breakfast in Bergen. Ask us for options to stay on in Bergen a few extra days.

    1 Breakfast
    Dates & Prices

    All prices listed are per person, based on two people sharing a room. 2024 prices are indicative due to the current uncertainty across Europe with increasing energy and volatile fuel costs.

    Valid From
    Valid To
    From Price
    6 Jul 2024
    14 Sep 2024
    6 Jul 2024
    14 Sep 2024
    USD 1,922
    6 Jul 2024
    13 Sep 2024
    6 Jul 2024
    13 Sep 2024
    USD 656
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