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Norwegian Fjords; Hiking & Photography Tour with Bethany Jackson

From $4698 Per Person 

Guided, 9 Days/8 Nights
Dates: August 11-19, 2018 (starting in Oslo).

Come hike and learn how to enhance your travel photos with Minnesota Photographer, Bethany Jackson. This travel addict with a keen eye for nature photography will explore some of the best Norway has to offer with a local hiking expert. Actively soak in the sights and learn from Bethany how to turn your candid travel photos into spectacular works of art. Bethany can honestly say that she has never witnessed anything like the breathtaking beauty and grandeur of the Norwegian fjords, and she wants to help you capture that beauty with your camera.

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Travel Dates: August 11 - 19, 2018. 
Small group trip. Space is limited to 15 participants only!!

Day 1: Arrival in Oslo

Upon arrival to Oslo Gardermoen, you will meet the rest of your group and local guide. Travel by motor coach north up Gudbrandsvalley to Boverdalen. Dinner is included at your mountain hotel.

Accommodation in Leirvassbu Mountin Hotel

Day 2: Hiking

Head out with your hiking guides today and choose from:
Kyrkja (the church) with a semi challenging peak close to Leirvassbu. Or, Hogvagltindane area which is easier. Lunch pack will be provided to you for your hike today. Make sure you have a good day pack and a thermos to bring along to fill with fresh water.

Or, if you do not plan to hike, relax and enjoy the area around your hotel and have lunch in the restaurant. 


Accommodation in Leirvassbu Mountain Hotel

Day 3: Bovredalen - Lom - Geiranger - Loen

Breakfast is included at your hotel. 

Drive to Geiranger and take the Dalsnibba mountain road to the famous overlook and the new Dalsnibba Skywalk.

In Geiranger, board a ferry for a magnificent 65 minute cruise past the Seven Sisters Waterfall to Hellesylt.  Continue your scenic drive along Hornindalsvatnet, Europe’s deepest lake, and Innvikfjorden, and Lovatnet to the village of Loen. 

Overnight Loenfjord Hotel

Day 4: Loen

Choose from two hikes today: Skala (1800 meters, 16 km), or, Losetra an easier hike. Lunch pack will be provided.

Or, if you do not plan to hike, relax and enjoy the area around your hotel and have lunch in the restaurant. 

This evening, take the Loen Skylift to the top of Mt. Ht. Hovden, around 1100 meters up. The ride takes a mear 5 minutes. Have dinner, enjoying this beautiful view! 

Overnight Loenfjord Hotel

Day 5: Loen  - Fjaerland - Flaam

Breakfast at tjhe hotel before your group departs on the drive south through Nordfjord to Sognefjord.  Sightseeing en route: Glacier Museum in Fjaerland. Dinner at the hotel this evening.

Accommodation at Fretheim Hotel

Day 6: Flam - Gudvangen/Postal Road Hike - Flam

Take the ferry round trip today to Gudvangen. Today’s guided hike goes along the historic Postal Road. The road has stunning views of the Naeroyfjord, the tall mountains and beautiful villages on the other side of the fjord.  Today, the Historical Postal road is a nice hike of about 6 km. Lunch pack will be provided.

Or, if you do not plan to hike, relax and enjoy the area in and around Flam and have lunch in the restaurant. 

Return by ferry to Flam and have a special treat for dinner this evening at Aegir Brew Pub 


Accommodation at Fretheim Hotel

Day 7: Flam - Myrdal - Bergen

Depart today on the Famous Flam Railway. Ride up the valley to the mountain station of Myrdal where you will connect to the Bergen Line. Take the train into Bergen and walk to your hotel. Your luggage will be transported from Flam to Bergen so a day pack and your camera is all you will need. Dinner on your own this evening in Bergen.

Accommodation at Zander K Hotel 

Day 8: Bergen 

Use your one day Bergen Card to explore the city on your own today. The Bergen card will give you access to many exhibits and museums as well as discounts on food and other things available for purchase. Or, why not take the Funicular up Mt. Floibanen for a view over the city. There are also great hiking paths up top for you to enjoy. Farewell dinner this evening at your hotel to say goodbye to your group. 

Accommodation at Zander K Hotel

Day 9: Depart Bergen / Norway

Airport bus to the Bergen airport for your flight(s) home (flights arranged on own).

Or inquire to extend your vacation.

 


Your Trip Includes the following:

Single supplement: $974

This package is priced LAND ONLY. If you need assistance with booking your airfare, let us know and we will be happy to help you.

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