Hardangerfjord in a nutshell tour from Oslo
On the Hardangerfjord in a nutshell tour, you will experience a journey through a landscape of majestic mountains, roaring waterfalls and idyllic orchards.
The Hardangerfjord in a nutshell tour from Oslo can be taken as a round trip with return to Oslo, or as a one-way trip to Bergen. You can extend your tour by adding hotels and activities in the Hardangerfjord region, Bergen and Oslo. The 179 km. long Hardangerfjord offers scenery that will spellbind even the most seasoned traveller with cultural and natural gems around each corner.
Your trip from Oslo starts on the scenic Bergen Railway. You can either choose to disembark at Voss, where an overnight stay is required, or travel all the way to Bergen on the first day. From Voss, the tour continues by bus to the beautiful village of Ulvik. If you’re lucky enough to be here in May, you will see the fruit trees in full blossom. From Ulvik, the trip continues by boat to Eidfjord where you will experience a sightseeing trip to one of Norway’s largest and most famous waterfalls, Vøringsfossen, as well as a visit to the Norwegian Nature Centre in Hardanger.
The trip continues with a beautiful boat trip to Norheimsund, where a bus will be waiting to take you to Bergen. You will pass the cascading Steinsdalsfossen waterfall on the way.
You can choose to travel all the way to Bergen on the first day, where an overnight stay is required. The following day you continue the tour as described above in the opposite direction. As a round trip via Voss with return to Oslo, you travel back to Oslo from Bergen on the Bergen Railway.
A safe journey with Fjord Tours
Due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, traveling in Norway in 2020 will be a bit different than before. But we want to reassure you that safety measures during the tour have been implemented by all transport, accommodation and activity providers! Please read more here.
There are different ways of completing this trip. You can modify and choose the travel option that is best suited for you in the booking process. We highly recommend that you take your time by adding overnight stays during the tour. That way you can enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and perhaps even take part in some exciting activities?
Have a great trip!