Hardanger in the Summer

The Hardangerfjord is one of the largest fjords in Norway stretching from the coast south of Bergen deep into the Norwegian heartlands and high mountains. Once the home of numerous Viking settlements, the village of Lofthus provides our base for exploring the mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and rivers. Our basecamp will be Hardanger Folk High School where onsite facilities include canteen, gymnasium and access to the fjord for swimming and fishing.




Arrival at Bergen Airport. Transfer by bus and ferry to Lofthus. Welcome and dinner. Overnight in twin share rooms. Overnight at the school.


Breakfast, Dronningstien hike (Queen Sonja’s panoramic hiking trail). Dinner and overnight at the school.


Breakfast and transfer to Odda. Walk to and on the Buar glacier. Return to school for dinner and overnight. Optional alternative is glacier skiing or snowboarding.


Breakfast, 45 min transfer to Ringedalsdammen for one or two-man kayaking followed by the Ringedalen zip-line (3 zip-lines across canyons covering 600m). Return to school for dinner and overnight.


Breakfast, trek to Hardanger Fossesti (the Hardanger waterfalls). Set camp and overnight in tents.


Breakfast and transfer to Skjeggedal – cycling the Himmelstigen (Heaven’s path) to the world famous Troll’s Tongue rock or alternatively white-water rafting at Eidfjord. Farewell dinner and overnight at the school.


Breakfast and transfer to Bergen Airport for return flight. This program can be extended with a stay in the city of Bergen.

Additional Information

This trip has flexible daily departures

All our trips include flights where needed, transfers, full board, lodging, equipment and guides. We’ll tailor the trip to meet the individual requirements of your group and our team will provide round-the-clock support from proposal to completion of your trip. Please get in touch for a detailed price quotation (minimum group size four participants).


Bergen (BGO)

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6 nights

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The team at Elements are on hand to deliver your program in Norway. We’re with you every step of the journey to design and execute the perfect itinerary for your group.

Email: elements@magneticnorthtravel.com
Call: 0845 5195 242

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