Local Insight Norway
Hardangervidda & Hardangerfjord.
Explore History. Experience Nature.
Embrace Culture. Crafted by the Locals.
Curated by our local experts, this off-beat Hardangervidda and Hardangerfjord tour is unique. That makes it perfect for mindful travellers. Travellers who want to immerse themselves in the Hardanger Norway experience.
Uniquely, our specialists are local. Each of our guides is born and raised in their region. That means they know about that little restaurant most tourists walk past. Our guides know about the restaurant where the mouthwatering smell of Kjøttboller hangs in the air. The one where you can rest on warm wooden benches with a cold beer and relish each juicy bite.
History in Each Step: From the Sparkling Fjord to the Rugged Mountains
This tour weaves Norway’s rich history and culture into a nature-filled adventure. Here is what you can expect:
- Stay at historical places
- Learn about heritage and traditions along the fjord
- Enjoy the view of Hardangerfjord and Hardangervidda
- Hike endless paths on Hardangervidda plateau
- Drive scenic roads with stunning views
- Explore the charming Bergen with a local guide
Best time to travel: June through September
Duration: 8 Days
Destinations: Hardanger Norway, Hardangerfjord, Utne, Geilo, Bergen,
Primary Mode of Transportation: automobile
- Accommodation in historical hotels with all breakfasts
- dinner for five evenings
- entrances to museums
- local expert experience in Geilo and Bergen
- transfer to the airport
These are the places you will visit
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How to get to Norway
We recommend all of our visitors to arrive Norway overland. Take a look hereon how to trave green to Norway. We are happy to help and guide you as well.
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The Queen of the Fjords Welcomes You
Take in a breath of crisp air as you step outside the airport. Your first day starts with a dramatic drive through Hardanger Norway to Utne. We have carefully selected rest stops where you can enjoy the natural wonders. Prepare to walk behind a waterfall, gaze over a glacier, and glide over the glittering fjord as the sunsets. We top off your evening with a dinner crafted from seasonal ingredients.
YOU HAVE ARRIVED. Welcome!
Heritage in History and Drink
From museums to authentic farm clusters to cider tastings you have a rich day ahead of you! Start with a delicious homemade breakfast. Then wind your way through a region that has been settled since the stone age. Wrap the day up with cider from fruit that has been growing in Hardangerfjord since the 14th century!
Indulge in the delicious drink reflects on the rich history as the stars begin to twinkle overhead.
The Hike to Remember: Hardangerfjord
The breathtaking beauty of Hardangerfjord awaits! Enjoy another delicious breakfast and pack your lunch. Your invigorating trek rewards you with a true immersion in Norway’s nature. One where you will see Hardangerfjord tracing the valley floor below you.
Relish an afternoon of rest, enjoying life along the fjord.
Rise from Fjord to Mountains
Feel the thrum of the road under your tires as you drive up from the valley floor to your mountain lodge. Along the way, pause at the rest stops our team as thoughtfully found for you. Here you’ll learn about Norway’s natural environment, experience the majesty of our most famous waterfall, and maybe even see a wild Hardangervidda reindeer!
Embrace the expanse of Hardangervidda as you arrive in Geilo.
Roam Hardangervidda with a Local
Explore the Hardangervidda plateau, Europe’s largest high-altitude plateau. Your local specialist has prepared an experience that is truly off the beaten track. Here you will find diverse fauna and birdlife. But, our beautiful park is best known for its wild reindeer.
Enjoy the warm crackle of the fire in the lodge while you ponder the local stories and wilderness survival tips you learned today.
Wind Through Hardanger Norway to Bergen
Prepare yourself for majestic vistas as you drive toward Bergen. Our team has crafted an itinerary of rest stops with impressive views and picturesque places to stretch your limbs. Watch the mountains rise above you as the twinkling lights of Norway’s largest cities wink into view.
Lounge in your cozy lodgings or adventure into the city once you arrive.
Customized and Private Tour of Bergen with a Local
Prepare for a morning like no other. Your guide, who was born and raised in Bergen, will find the right tour for you based on your interests! Their tour can include local secrets, stories, and places not often shared with tourists.
In the afternoon, explore on your own, or grab a takeaway coffee and do some people watching from the famous “Bryggen i Bergen” the wharf of Bergen.
A Fond Farewell to Your Hardangervidda and Hardangerfjord Tour
Enjoy your last moments in this beautiful city with a leisurely breakfast, neighborhood stroll, and perhaps a little shopping before you head to the airport to leave Hardanger Norway.
Or, maybe you want to stay a few more days?