Cycle along the peaks of Norway

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Bike and boat trip from Oslo to Tromso 

Discover the peaks of Norway on this active cycle holiday. This trip allows you to mix a bit of city life with cycling in the mountains as you will start your adventure in vibrant Oslo the capital of Norway. You will spend 7 days on the cycle and discover the fjords south of Bergen. You will go along the Hardangerfjord on boat which will take you to Rosendal through an adventurous nature of mountains and fjords. Bike through varied hilly landscapes and catch the sight of the imposing glacier plateau in the east.

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ITINERARY

WHAT, WHERE & WHEN

Day 1

Arrive at Oslo Airport Gardermoen. A 35 minute transfer will take to to Thon Hotel Opera where you will stay for the next two nights. The afternoon is free for you to explore the city. The opera house is right across the hotel. Ostbanehallen offers restaurants and bars and takes approximately 5 min by foot.

Day 2

Discover more of the vibrant capital of Norway. Oslo have a variety of activities and things to discover. Museums, shopping and parks like Vigelandsparken are well worth a visit. Don’t forget to take a break every now and then and have a coffee in one of the many coffee houses Oslo have to offer.

Day 3

Depart with train to Bergen. If you want to break the journey up a bit you can make a stop in Flåm and go on the train ride from Myrdal to Flåm on the Flåmsbana. This is a picturesque train journey that will give you beautiful views of the mountains and waterfalls. We will be happy to tailor accommodation and activities if you want to make this stop on the way.

Day 4

This day is yours to explore Bergen. Bergen have a lot to offer, Bryggen is one of the biggest attractions in Bergen. The wharf is on Unesco’s list of World Heritage. Fiskerimuseum is also worth a visit as the exhibit will inform you about the life along the sea. We will be happy to help you organize this day to your preferences.

Day 5

Today your cycle journey will begin. Pick up the rental bikes and go by the Hardangerfjord express from Bergen to Rosendal in the afternoon.

Day 6

You will continue your bike ride and stay the night over in Skånevik.

Day 7

A 52 km cycle trip lays ahead between Skånevik and Etne. You will stay the night over in Leirvik.

Day 8

Today you will cycle to Sandvikvåg and stop over in Bekkjarvik.

Day 9

Last day on the bikes for a while, today you will cycle from Bekkjarvik to Hufthamar where you will catch a boat back to Bergen and return the bikes.

Day 10

Depart from Bergen airport to Tromso in the morning. Transfer will take you to Clarion Hotel The Edge where you will spend the night.

Day 11

Today you will rest your legs but still be on a bike exploring Tromso. A three hour trip on a e-bike will take you around the city. If you would rather spend your day in a kayak there is possibilities for this too. We will tailor the day accordingly to your wishes. Choose to stay another night at Clarion Hotel The Edge and explore Tromso for another day or get ready to board Hurtigruten 01:30 following morning.

Day 12

Overnight ferry journey on board the Hurtigruten Coastal express to the Lofoten islands. Hurtigruten is famous for the beautiful views that takes you around the archipelago. Make sure you will have your camera ready to capture the beauty of the landscape. Transfer from harbor to Svinoya Rorbuer where you will spend the next three nights.

Day 13

There are many exciting activities to do at the Lofoten island. Why not go for a optional Northern Light excursion? A bus ride is included in this trip and you will learn about camera techniques so that you will bring home the best photos of the aurora lights. This tour depends on weather conditions.

Day 14

Why not spend the day on the fjords and go on a RIB safari? Depart from Lofoten explorers office in the centre of Svolvaer. The Magnetic North Travel team will be happy to help you include this activity.

Day 15

Transfer from Svinoya Rorbuer to airport. Flight from Svolvaer - Oslo where your trip will end.

PRICE

From £2725 based on two people travelling

£2725.00 GBP roughly converts to: 2,998 EUR | 3,570 USD

Price conversions are indicative only, payment is in GBP.

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Price Includes

  • 2 night's accommodation at Thon Hotel Opera in Oslo in a standard double room including breakfast
  • Train tickets from Oslo to Bergen
  • 3 night's accommodation in Bergen including breakfast
  • 5 day cycle tour including bicycle rental, luggage transfer, maps & directions, express boat ferry ticket from Bergen to Rosendal, breakfast everyday, four packed lunches and four dinners
  • Flights from Bergen to Tromso with SAS including luggage check in (economy cabin)
  • 2 night's accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Edge including breakfast and standard double room
  • Overnight voyage from Tromso to Svolvaer on board the Hurtigruten Coastal Express including private cabin and breakfast
  • Transfer from harbor to Svinoya Rorbuer
  • 3 night stay at Svinoya Rorbuer in a one-bedroom rorbu cabin including breakfast

Price Excludes

  • Optional activities
  • Gratuity
  • Alcohol
  • International flights

 

Image credit: Visit Norway

Additional Info

This trip has flexible daily departures

Many of trips can be tailored to your requirements and departure dates. Please get in touch with us for a tailored quotation and details of availability for your preferred travel dates. All trips and departures are subject to availability.

AIRPORT ARRIVAL

Oslo (OSL)

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