GUIDED TOUR: Queen of the Fjords - mini-tour from Bergen, 6 hours

Experience the majestic beauty of the Western Norway on this is a short 6-hour round-trip by car from Bergen. As a part of a small group – no more than 7 people – in a comfortable minivan, you will travel to the Hardangerfjord, the second longest fjord in Norway. On this tour, you will see 3 gorgeous fjords, stop at 2 fresh waterfalls, experience the amazingly beautiful nature of the Hardanger region. The driver-guide provides interesting commentary to the sights and general information about Norway. This tour includes a ferry ride across a fjord on your way back to Bergen. The car and the driver-guide is with you during all of the tour. The tour ends in Bergen centre.

Car on this tour is one of our Mercedes minivans. When only 1-3 people are going on this tour, we may use our Tesla Model X. All of our cars have Passenger Transport Licence.

per adult from

$304

NZD

Duration

6 to 7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Hotel/port pickup
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bergen, Bergen, Hordaland, Western Norway

    Our tour starts in the city of Bergen - the Gateway to the Fjords. The city was founded in 1070 and contains many historical and cultural landmarks. We will pass some of them on our way from the city and also on our return to Bergen.

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Osteroy Municipality, Osteroy Municipality, Hordaland, Western Norway

    Sørfjorden or the South fjord is part of the Osterfjord which is a peculiar natural phenomenon: an salt water inlet that surrounds the largest inland island in Northern Europe - Osterøy Island - enclosed by contitental land. We drive along the South fjord until we come the the crossroads in Trengereid. (Usually we do not stop here.)

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Trengereid, Norway

    From the village of Trengereid we take Route #7 to the Hardangerfjord. (Usually we do not stop here.)

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Hardangervegen, Bergen, Norway

    Hardangervegen or the Hardanger Road is Norwegian route #7. This road is a tourist attraction in itself. We will see beautiful sights along the way: mountains, lakes and waterfalls. On the way to the Hardangerfjord we will make two photo stops at 2 waterfalls: Fossen Bratte and Steinsdalsfossen.

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Fossen bratte, Samnanger kommune, Norway

    We make a stop at Fossen Bratte waterfall - 259 feet (79 meters) tall. The view is great and you can take some memorable pictures here. A short walking tour to the bottom of the waterfall is highly recommended - you simply must feel the roaring freshness and gentle and pure water drops on your face.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, Mo ved Steinsdalen, Norheimsund, Kvam 5600 Norway

    The next stop is at Steinsdalsfossen waterfall - 164 feet (50 meters) tall. You can actually walk behind the falling water without getting wet. A walk behind the waterfall to the view point is highly recommended.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Norheimsund, Norheimsund, Kvam, Hardanger, Hordaland, Western Norway

    We pass through a small town of Norheimsund - the local municipal administration center on our way to the Hardangerfjord. This is where we usually stop for lunch. There are several options. We recommend having lunch at the Sandven Hotel - a historical landmark from 1857.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hardanger, Hardanger, Hordaland, Western Norway

    The Hardangerfjord is the second longest fjord in Norway. We will be travelling along the fjord to Vangdal - a view point where we will make our next stop.

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Vangdal, Kvam, Norway

    After leaving Norheimsund we come to Vangdal. We make a stop at the outlook over the fjord not only to enjoy the view, but also to visit two sights with stone carvings. There is some walking involved down and up moderately steep trails to see the petroglyphs from the Stone Age and the Bronze Age.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hardanger Fjord, Hardanger Fjord, Hordaland, Western Norway

    We continue our jourley along the fjord. Enjoy the views: natural beauty of the scenery with small quaint villages scattered along the coast. There are a lot of fruit farms on the Hardangerfjord. During summer we can stop at a couple of fruit stands and buy some fruits and berries (available in season).

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Omaholmen, Kvam, Norway

    Our next stop is at the little hill called Omaholmen with a stunning view of the Hardangerfjord - one of the best views in the area. After that we'll be driving farther along the Hardangerfjord.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mundheim, Norway

    We will pass the village of Mundheim and head towards the neighbouring fjord - the Fusafjord. (Usually we do not stop here.)

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Fusafjorden, Bjørnafjorden, Norway

    We cross the Fusafjord on a car ferry. The ferry ride takes approx. 15 minutes. While on the ferry, we can leave the car and enjoy a different view of the fjord.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Osoyro, Osoyro, Os Municipality, Hordaland, Western Norway

    After disembarking the ferry we pass through a small town of Osøyro before returning to Bergen. (Usually we do not stop in Osøyro.)
    Our tour ends in Bergen.

    Duration: 1 minute

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Start time for this tour is at 09:30am. Pick-up from hotels/port start at 09:00am. During the pick-up round we may stop at several pick-up locations.We pick-up from any hotel in Bergen city area, all of the cruise ship terminals and any private address within city limits. If not departing from a hotel, please, provide the address.Ports
    • Bergen
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide: English, Norwegian, Russian
    • A minimum of 3 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 7 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by JANDIS AS

Activity ID: V-66439P1

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