Norway Family Walking & Hiking Tour - 20s & Beyond
Mountains, Glaciers & the Deepest Fjord - Voss to Bergen
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Fjords—extraordinary geologic wonders. And Norway is home to an enviable collection. Be humbled as your ferry cruises across magnificent Sognefjord, Norway's deepest fjord, an ideal gateway to vigorous shoreline hikes through serene valleys, quiet villages and dense pine forests. Welcome to a gloriously unique perspective.
- Hike with your familypast idyllic farms, waterfalls and colorful wildflowers, learning about the native wildlife from a local guide
- Ferry among some of Norway's numerous breathtaking glacier-carved fjords, with cliffs plunging to the sea
- Relish a guided excursion on Nigardsbreen Glacier and experience a close encounter with sparkling glacial-blue ice
- Discover the Viking-age village of Balestrand, where welcoming artists now ply their creative trade
Day 1 Hike across fertile valleys dotted with wildflowers, farms and waterfalls | Visit privately owned Stalheim Folk Museum, where exhibits depict Norwegian life from the Middle Ages to World War II | Savor delicious homemade specialties at a mountain farm.
Day 2 Join a local guide to explore the rural landscape and learn more about its flora and fauna | Boat among Norway's pristine fjords | Behold Urnes Stave Church, a World Heritage site built in the 12th century | Ferry through spectacular Nærøyfjord, Europe's narrowest fjord.
Days 3-4 A guided excursion on sapphire-blue Nigardsbreen Glacier awaits | From the charming waterfront community of Fjærland, a steep walk leads to a fantastic vista of Jostedalsbreen Glacier | The world-famous Norwegian Glacier Museum is a must-see | Enjoy a farm-fresh lunch in a restored cottage | Take a challenging and unforgettable hike to the foot of Flatbreen Glacier or a ramble through peaceful Mundal Valley—the choice is yours!
Days 5-6 Explore historic Balestrand, an inviting artists' village with two burial mounds from the Viking age | Sweeping views of the Sognefjord's sparkling waters and surrounding snowcapped peaks await in Balestølen | If you're feeling brave, indulge in a post-hike dip in the invigorating glacier-fed waters | Enjoy dinner at a unique eatery set in the middle of an orchard.
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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