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Backroads Norway Multi-Adventure Tour
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Norway Multi-Adventure Tour

Nordic Adventure from Voss to Bergen

Challenge your sense of time and space in Norway—a place where wind and water have teamed up to create a dramatic landscape, millennia in the making. Paddle amid impossibly steep fjords, explore idyllic alpine meadows on foot and bike through green valleys flanked by snowcapped peaks. Come to Norway and admire nature's handiwork on an epic scale.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Casual Hotels

FROM: $4,099 pp dbl occ
($600 for sgl occ)

Bike
Walk/Hike
Kayak

Norway

Start Voss / End Bergen

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights
  • Hike in western Norway's fjord region, where history comes alive amid thundering waterfalls and quaint farms
  • Kayak atop the sapphire waters of Hardangerfjord, taking in views of the Rosendal Alps en route to a picturesque island
  • Bike quiet roads amid stunning scenery on Tysnesøy, a forested island with a rock-strewn mountain at its heart
  • Climb the soaring Monk Steps, where epic vistas of Hardangervidda and Folgefonna National Parks are truly breathtaking
Itinerary
Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Casual Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

Trek in the Norwegian countryside, a nature lover’s paradise | The open-air Voss Folkemuseum provides fascinating insights on centuries of Norwegian life | Relax at our picturesque timber farmhouse retreat.

Store Ringheim Hotel, Voss, Norway
Store Ringheim
Voss
| Casual Hotel

Nestled in the rolling countryside, this lovingly restored boutique hotel—formerly a timber farmhouse—has been family-owned since 1778.

Days 2-3

Behold Skjervsfossen, with its twin falls plunging from dramatic heights | Bike along Skjervsfossen valley and a sparkling lake that reflects the surrounding snowcapped mountains | Wind through lovely apple orchards en route to the plateau above Ullensvang | Hike through a peaceful valley contrasted by thundering waterfalls | Tackle the invigorating Monk Steps, a picturesque trail lined with stones laid by 12th-century monks | At the top—some 3,000 feet above the fjord—incredible vistas of Hardangervidda and Folgefonna National Parks unfold.

Hotel Ullensvang, Norway
Hotel Ullensvang
Ullensvang
| Casual Hotel

This family-run hotel, set on the shore of Hardangerfjord, affords tremendous views of the waterway and Folgefonna glacier. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6

Grab a paddle, hop in a kayak and experience Norway's beauty from a different perspective | Explore the fjord's sapphire waters, soaking in views of the Rosendal Alps soaring overhead | Kayak to tiny Kalven Island for lunch alfresco | A scenic ferry ride on Bjørnefjorden leads to our luxurious waterfront hideaway | Feeling adventurous? Try an exhilarating plunge into the fjord! | Scenic biking awaits on Tysnesøy, a verdant island centered around a rocky mountain | Pedal along quiet roads, keeping your eyes peeled for glimpses of the Rosendal Alps and Folgefonna glacier | Embark on a very Norwegian pastime—fishing—on the Bjørnefjorden | Savor the bounty of the sea with a farvel lunch of fresh-caught fish.

Solstand Hotel, Bergen, Norway
Solstrand Hotel
Osoyro
| Casual Hotel

Soak in panoramic vistas of Bjørnefjorden and its lush islands from this luxurious waterfront hotel. (pool, spa)

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

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Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.

Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 800 ft. gain
Level 4 | 8 miles* | 2100 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 2 | 25 miles* | 700 ft. gain
Level 3 | 28 miles | 2600 ft. gain
Level 4 | 34 miles | 3100 ft. gain
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 1300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 7 miles | 3200 ft. gain
Day 4
Kayaking
around Kalven Island (4 hours)
Day 5
Biking
Level 3 | 19 miles | 3100 ft. gain
Level 4 | 29 miles | 4200 ft. gain
Level 5 | 34 miles | 5200 ft. gain
Day 6
Other
Fishing Excursion (3 hours)
* Includes shuttle.

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip.

Performance Road Bike

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Touring Bike

A proven classic, our most popular custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

NEW! Electric-Assist Bike

Our newly redesigned titanium e-bike is a lightweight yet powerful machine unique in the world of e-bikes. It provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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