Splendours of Norway Walk

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Create unforgettable memories surrounded by untouched nature.

Experience the ultimate blend of breathtaking landscapes, invigorating walks, and boutique retreats with our 10-day, all-inclusive premium Norwegian hiking adventure.

 

Stay at the charming Brimi Fjellstugu and savour a delectable dinner at Vianvang. Conquer the majestic Galdhøpiggen and traverse the scenic Sognefjell road.

Find serenity at the enchanting 29/2 Aurland. This extraordinary journey seamlessly combines Norway's stunning scenery with immersive hiking and exclusive accommodations. Create unforgettable memories surrounded by untouched nature in one of the most remote destinations in the world. 

For all enquiries and bookings please contact our international departures team.

 


Splendours of Norway Walk

  • Departures: 8 September 2024
  • Fully guided: 10 days / 9 nights
  • Premium hand-picked accommodation
  • Max group size: 14, plus 2 experienced guides
  • Min group size: 6
  • Guided by Nature company support host
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Trip start: Oslo, Norway
  • Trip end: Bergen, Norway
  • Distance: 70kms
  • Cost: AUD$12,995 / single supplement: AUD$2,395
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Your Itinerary

Oslo

Day
1

Welcome to Oslo

Upon arrival, you'll be met by a private transfer to take you to your Hotel.  

Saga Hotel Oslo is a boutique hotel in the leafy Uranienborg neighbourhood, a beautiful corner of Oslo. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from both the Royal Palace and the sprawling Vigeland Park and a short tram ride to the bars and restaurants of the trendy Grünerløkka district. 

Tonight, meet your guides and enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel's restaurant.

Accommodation: 
Saga Hotel, Oslo

Meals included: 
Dinner

Oslo walking
Oslo waterfront

Day
2

Guided tour and walks in Oslo

Approximately 2-3 hours of walking (5-10km)

After a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, we will have 2-3 hours with a private expert guide for an insider highlights tour of the city. We will enjoy lunch in one of our favourite local restaurants in the heart of Oslo.

Tonight we are treated to a dinner at an award-winning restaurant with cuisine that sets the culinary standard for the journey to come. 

Accommodation: 
Saga Hotel, Oslo

Meals included: 
Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5 mountain train Lillehammer

Day
3

Head to the Mountains of Norway

Approximately 1-2 hours of walking (7km)

After breakfast, we'll transfer to the central train station and board a train to Lillehammer, renowned for its winter skiing and picturesque mountains. Take a walk in the hills, visit the Lysgårdsbakkene ski jumps, and indulge in a typical Norwegian hosted dinner at the historic Nermo Hotel.

Accommodation: 
Nermo Hotel, Øyer

Transfers:
1 hour

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Discover Lom
Brimi Fjellstugu

Day
4

Discover Lom, Norwegian hiking, and Nordic gourmet food paradise

Approximately 3-4 hours of walking (13km)

Drive up the Gudbrands valley and venture into Rondane National Park. Take a walk to Rondvassbu, situated beneath the stunning Rondeslottet mountain, and relish a delightful lunch. Explore Vågå and make your way up to Brimi Fjellstugu, a mountain farming homestead, where you'll meet your host and enjoy a meal inspired by the flavours of the surrounding mountains. 

This is one of Norway’s most beautiful mountain areas, Jotunheimen.

Accommodation: 
Brimi Fjellstugu, Tessand

Transfers:
3 hours

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Guests at brimi ster christian roth christensen visitnorwaycom 1

Day
5

Walk to Steinbua

Approximately 2-3 hours walking (10km)

After a traditional Norwegian breakfast you will meet your walking guide who will share with you funny stories and tales from the local history and culture. Your destination is Steinbua, 400 metres higher above sea level than Fjellstuga. Once there, you will have fantastic views towards Tesse and Rondane with a lunch served by the fire.

When we get back, dinner will be served at Vianvang in Brimiland. At Vianvang, the focus is squarely Norwegian cuisine. The evening offers a variety of traditional flavours from Jotunheimen, along with discussions on food philosophy and an exploration of the culinary treasures of nature’s kitchen.

Accommodation: 
Brimi Fjellstugu, Tessand

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Fjords Norway 2
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Day
6

Journey to the heart of the Norwegian fjords

Approximately 3-4 hours walking (7kms) 

Depart from Brimi for a scenic drive through the spectacular mountain and fiord country of Breheimen and Jostedalsheimen, known for their impressive mountains and fjords. We will drive to Krossbu Turisthytte where we will start our hike. We will do a 3 –4 hour round-trip hike where we get to see the beautiful landscape of Sognefjellet with its glacier and high peaks.

The hike offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Later, continue on the mountain road over Sognefjellet, enjoying the scenery as we descend to Luster fjord. Board a ferry to Solvorn and proceed over Aurlandsfjellet with a stop at Stegastein, a notable viewpoint, before arriving in the peaceful village of Aurland.

Accommodation: 
29/2 Aurland, Aurland

Transfers:
5-6 hours total

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch (packed for trail) and Dinner

Day 7 Aurland

Day
7

Aurlandsdalen Valley

Approximately 5-6 hours walking (15km)

Wake up surrounded by nature at the boutique hotel in Aurland. Once a luxury fishing lodge for the British lordship. We transfer to our starting point of the valley for a full day of hiking 14-15 kms. Taking us through varied terrain including lush valleys, suspension bridges, caves and breathtaking waterfalls. Today's trails are some of the very best in Norway. 

Accommodation: 
29/2 Aurland, Aurland

Meals included: 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Flam Railway
Bergen

Day
8

The UNESCO area of Aurlands

Approximately 2-3 hours walking (8km)

Today we have a short transfer to the start of our hike. Much of this Area has been dedicated to pasture farms for centuries. With 80 percent of the area located 1000 meters or more above sea level the UNESCO Area of Aurlands is picture perfect and excellent for hiking. 

Lunch is held at a one of the local Pasture farms. After our hike we return to Aurland in time to and then continue board our express ferry bound for Bergen. As you sail for approximately 5 hours along the Sognefjord, Norway's longest fjord, relish the invigorating fresh air while enroute to the vibrant city of Bergen. Arrival is late into Bergen and dinner is at your own leisure this evening.

Accommodation: 
Opus XVI, Bergen

Meals included: 
Breakfast and Lunch

Day 9 norway

Day
9

Discover Bergen

Join a local guide after breakfast to explore the attractions and sights of Bergen. Surrounded by mountains, this city offers a unique blend of nature and urban life. Take in panoramic views from Mount Fløyen and Mount Ulriken and learn about Bergen's rich history. Enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner in the evening.

Accommodation: 
Opus XVI, Bergen

Meals included: 
Breakfast and Dinner

Bergen morning
OPUS

Day
10

Final day and departure transfer

Today marks the end of your unforgettable hiking adventure in Norway. After breakfast, we'll arrange a transfer to the airport, filled with cherished memories of Norway's natural wonders and scenic beauty.

 

 

Meals included: 
Breakfast

Frequently Asked Questions 

  • Small group
  • Fully hosted walking journey with experienced guides
  • Pre-trip customer care service available to answer any questions
  • Most meals (except where indicated, so you can experience local cuisine independently!)
  • Non-alcoholic beverages included in evening meals (wine and beer as indicated, or available for purchase)
  • Twin share accommodation at carefully selected premium hotels
  • Picnic, hiking lunches & unique destination walking provisions
  • Specially curated surprise moments throughout tour
  • All activities described in trip itinerary
  • All transportation from the beginning until the end of trip
  • All gratuities for hotels, restaurants, and activities
  • All park and entry fees

Please Note: Whilst every effort will be made to secure the accommodation as detailed in the itinerary, there may be circumstances where Guided by Nature provides a similar accommodation standard.

  • Transportation to the start and end of tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Hiking equipment - you will need to bring your own daypack and hiking gear (a full gear list will be provided)
  • Gratuities to guides
  • Meals and drinks not listed in itinerary
  • Any visa requirements
  • International and domestic airfares
  • Each trip requires a minimum of 6 guests, three months prior to departure. The maximum group size is 14 guests (plus guides).
  • We strongly recommend travel insurance. Consideration needs to be given to our cancellation policy, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc. Please see our Booking Terms & Conditions for details and contact us if you have any questions.

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