Best Time to go
May - September
£1595 per person
3 out of 5
This self drive summer extravaganza is a journey through the 'Gateway to the Fjords'. Descend through mountainside villages along Western fjords and witness sunrise and sunset on a two-day hike to Trolltunga. Enjoy harbourside dining, museum visits, and boutique shopping along the cobbled streets of Bergen.
Day 1 | Arrive in Norway
Arrive in Norway's 'Gateway to the fjords', Bergen. Collect your hire car and enjoy the view as you cross the Kvam mountains and descend to the mesmerising Hardangerfjord. Check in to the Trolltunga Hotel and enjoy dinner in the restaurant.
Day 2 | Sunset Hike to Trolltunga
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel before a thrilling adventure. The hike to and from Trolltunga is a 28-kilometre roundtrip, spread over two days. Your guide has a wealth of experience and local knowledge and will keep the group informed and motivated throughout the hike. Enjoy the sunset around Trolltunga and a well-earned dinner with breath-taking views, before sleeping under the midnight glow in a cosy dome tent.
Day 3 | Descend Trolltunga at Sunrise
Rise early to witness the sunrise over Trolltunga. Enjoy breakfast and soak in the blazing view of orange, yellow and red over the mountains before descending to Skjeggedal and returning to Trolltunga Hotel. Enjoy a well-earned evening meal and early night.
Bryggen streets in the summer | Photo by Robin Strand | Visit Bergen
Day 4 | Scenic Journey to Bergen
Travel to Bergen today via a winding scenic road. Journey through to Jondal and take the ferry across the glistening Hardangerfjord. Continue on to the Bergen Børs Hotel, located close to the old harbour and close to many of the city's popular attractions.
Day 5 | Discover Bergen
Explore Norway's second-largest city. Visit Fisketorget (the fish market), Bryggen (the old Hanseatic harbour) and the shopping streets of Torgalmenningen and Strandgaten. Take the Fløibanen (funicular railway) to the summit of Mount Fløyen for spectacular views of the city.
Day 6 | Departure Day
Return to Bergen Airport for your departure plans.
Where will I rest my head?
- Car hire for the duration based on a mid-size vehicle including unlimited mileage, theft protection, CDW (excess NOK12,000) and tax. One driver (extra drivers at a supplement)
- Two nights accommodation (in total) at Trolltunga Hotel in Odda including breakfast
- Information meeting at Trolltunga Hotel at 21:00 the day before the hike
- Two packed lunches for the hike to and from Trolltunga
- Guided hike to and from Trolltunga basecamp including hiking poles
- One night at Trolltunga basecamp in a communal dome tent - maximum 6 people - including sleeping bag and liner, dinner and breakfast
- Two nights accommodation at the Bergen Børs Hotel in Bergen including breakfast
The price of this suggestion is based on two people sharing a double/twin room. A limited number of traditional, 3-man expedition tents are available at Trolltunga basecamp for those who prefer to sleep separately.
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Trolltunga hike on a sunny day with views over the fjord | Photo by @Kaptenhal, Trolltunga Adventures | Norway Brand Centre
The colourful buildings of Bryggen by the water in Bergen | Photo by Casper Steinsland | Visit Bergen
Hardangerfjord in the summer, Norway | Photo by Oyvind Heen | Fjords.com | Norway Brand Centre
Sunset over Trolltunga cliff in Norway | Photo by Trolltunga Active | Norway Brand Centre
View of Trolltunga Lake Ringedalsvatnet during a summer hike | Photo by @Kaptenhal, Trolltunga Adventures | Norway Brand Centre
Bryggen streets in the summer, Bergen, Norway | Photo by Robin Strand | Visit Bergen
Aerial view of Bergen and the surrounding fjords in summer | Photo by Lars Korvald | Visit Bergen