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Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Oslo, Norway to Oslo, Norway

Norway Natural Wonders Hiking
Explore the best of Norway on this intimate journey as you cruise through the country's deep fjords, hike up majestic mountains and through breathtaking national parks, take in the cosmopolitan culture of Oslo, see the bustling wharf of Bergen, the dazzling beauty of UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord, and the picturesque landscapes of Lofoten Islands. This trip showcases the highlights and shows you Norway's magic at every turn, from waterfalls and Viking lore to the midnight sun and Norse mythology. There's nothing like seeing Norway up close and personal, on foot and immersed in its landscapes.
  • Cruise through Norway's famous fjords, taking in awesome views of lush panoramas
  • Go off the beaten track in Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, Geirangerfjord, and spectacular Lofoten Island
  • Soak up the vibrant urban ambience of cosmopolitan Oslo and historic Bergen

Internal Airfare: $575
Minimum Age: 18
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
  • Educational and Learning
10 Nights Starting At
June 19, 2023 through June 29, 2023
Book by:
June 15, 2023 7:00 PM
Internal Airfare not included
Itinerary Overview
Day 6
Hike to Mardalsfossen Waterfall & Unwind at your Historic Hotel
Day 7
Hike to the Aursjovegen Plateau & Reach Oppdal
Day 8
Hike in Trollheimen & Catch Overnight Train to Bodo
Day 10
Visit Loftr Viking Museum & Hike Vestvagøya Island
Day 11
Fly from Leknes to Oslo & Depart
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Dates & prices
Additional
Offers
June 15, 2023 7:00 PM
June 19, 2023
to June 29, 2023
10 Nights from $7,825.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
June 01, 2023 7:00 PM
June 05, 2023
to June 15, 2023
10 Nights from $7,825.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
August 08, 2023 7:00 PM
August 12, 2023
to August 22, 2023
10 Nights from $7,825.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
August 19, 2023 7:00 PM
August 23, 2023
to September 02, 2023
10 Nights from $7,825.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
Accommodations
MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Day: 1, duration: 1
Hotel Guldsmeden

Perfectly located close to attractions, Hotel Oslo Guldsmeden is stylishly designed and thoughtfully appointed with Persian rugs, Chesterfield couches, rustic wooden furniture, and lambskin throws. The restaurant serves delicious, 100% organic food, and there is a Turkish-style hammam with a steam bath, cold water tub and organic spa products that are available for guests to use.

Day: 2, duration: 1
Zander K

The brand-new Zander K embodies seamless Scandinavian design — simple and functional. The clean-lined, comfortable rooms are contemporary and showcase a full range of amenities, like Wi-Fi. The relaxing wine bar and restaurant serves fresh, organic fare, making it an excellent place to refuel after a day of exploration. Free bicycles are available for guests to use around town.

Day: 3, duration: 1
Overnight Cruise aboard Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten uses a fleet of 11 ships that cruise up and down the west coast of Norway. The larger 1,000-passenger ships travel 1,490 miles into the Arctic, while the smaller 290-passenger ships cruise shorter segments. Almost all of them start at or make a stop in Bergen. All ships share the same look and feel, with viewing decks, lounges, cafes, bars and gift shops, cafes, and elevators between decks. Cabins come with windows, en-suite bathroom with hot shower, and Wi-Fi.

Day: 4, duration: 1
Hotel Geiranger

Offering panoramic views of the Geiranger Fjord, Hotel Geiranger is a pleasant retreat in an epic location. The hotel has 150 comfortable rooms, some featuring fjord vistas and balconies. There are several dining options at the hotel, as well as bars and a lounge, but the real highlight is the natural wonders that await outside.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Hotel Aak

Located in Romsdal, the charming Hotel Aak originally served as accommodation for mountaineers back when it opened in 1860. Today it boasts a great combination of old-town Norwegian character, warm hospitality, and modern luxury. Guests wake up every morning to the smell of fresh bread and peer up at the towering, jagged peaks which surround the town.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Kavli Moen Gard

Nestled in the village of Eresfjord, the Kavli Moen Gard is an intimate and charming countryside accommodation. Dating all the way back to 1603, the property has a traditional feel with modern amenities. Guests consistently compliment the hosts, as this family run establishment is known for its warm hospitality and authentic local meals with wonderful wine pairings. With regard to the natural backdrop, one guest remarked "if you are not able to enjoy these surroundings, you need to call your doctor!"

Day: 7, duration: 1
Skifer Hotel

Skifer Hotel offers modern, Scandinavian ski lodge-style accommodations in the mountain town of Oppdal. 176 rooms feature amenities such as Dux mattresses, TVs, mountain views and bright, modern bathrooms. The restaurant serves an a la carte menu and a buffet, and there is a spa that offers massages and facials.

Day: 8, duration: 1
Overnight Train to Bodo

Imagine sleeping as you're whisked north of the Arctic Circle by train! Enjoy a cozy berth — accommodating up to two adults — with high-quality mattresses, quilts, and pillows. Compartments do not have private WC or showers, but restrooms are located at each end of the train car. Wake up in beautiful Bodo.

Day: 9, duration: 2
Eliassen Rorbuer

On the secluded island of Hamnoy near the Reinefjord fjord, Eliassen Rorbuer offers lodging in traditional fishermen's cabins over the water, featuring dazzling views. The cabins have one or two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a large living and dining room, bathroom with shower, and free Wi-Fi. The restaurant serves a diverse selection of mouthwatering Norwegian cuisine with Italian flair.

Guides
MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Reason #01

MT Sobek's expertly crafted Norway itinerary is organized to perfection, enabling travelers to cover 1,400 miles in just 10 days.

Reason #02

You'll follow professional, local and highly qualified guides as you hike majestic mountains and explore Scandinavian villages.

Reason #03

Norway Natural Wonders Hiking is an MT Sobek best-seller and one of our most sought after classic adventures.

Activities

Spectacular and moderately paced hikes, overnight trains, scenic cruises, and cultural encounters.

Lodging

Traditional fishermen's cabins and sleek Scandinavian-style hotels with modern amenities. A scenic overnight cruise and a night train ride.

Climate

Norwegian summers can be both hot and cold. The weather can change quickly —so be ready for sun, rain and maybe wind.

Who will meet me on arrival?

On Day 1, your trip leader will meet you in the arrivals hall of Oslo's Gardermoen Airport (OSL) between 12pm and 12:15pm. We'll then transfer as a group to our hotel in Oslo.

Are hiking poles provided or recommended for this trip?

This trip is moderate with good paths, so hiking poles are not mandatory. However, if you like to hike with poles, you should bring your own on this trip.

Are there hairdryers available at all of the accommodations?

Yes.

Do any of the hotels on this trip provide laundry service?

No. We recommend bringing your own small bottle of Woolite or similar to wash items in your room.

Will there be mosquitos on this trip?

No. Because of the sea breeze that we frequently encounter on this trip, the mosquitos are not a problem.

Is there a weight limit for luggage on this trip?

On the last day of the trip, when we transfer from Leknes to Bodo by plane, there is a weight limit of 8 kilograms (17 pounds) for your CARRY ON LUGGAGE ONLY.

MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Day: 1, duration: 1
Hotel Guldsmeden

Perfectly located close to attractions, Hotel Oslo Guldsmeden is stylishly designed and thoughtfully appointed with Persian rugs, Chesterfield couches, rustic wooden furniture, and lambskin throws. The restaurant serves delicious, 100% organic food, and there is a Turkish-style hammam with a steam bath, cold water tub and organic spa products that are available for guests to use.

Day: 2, duration: 1
Zander K

The brand-new Zander K embodies seamless Scandinavian design — simple and functional. The clean-lined, comfortable rooms are contemporary and showcase a full range of amenities, like Wi-Fi. The relaxing wine bar and restaurant serves fresh, organic fare, making it an excellent place to refuel after a day of exploration. Free bicycles are available for guests to use around town.

Day: 3, duration: 1
Overnight Cruise aboard Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten uses a fleet of 11 ships that cruise up and down the west coast of Norway. The larger 1,000-passenger ships travel 1,490 miles into the Arctic, while the smaller 290-passenger ships cruise shorter segments. Almost all of them start at or make a stop in Bergen. All ships share the same look and feel, with viewing decks, lounges, cafes, bars and gift shops, cafes, and elevators between decks. Cabins come with windows, en-suite bathroom with hot shower, and Wi-Fi.

Day: 4, duration: 1
Hotel Geiranger

Offering panoramic views of the Geiranger Fjord, Hotel Geiranger is a pleasant retreat in an epic location. The hotel has 150 comfortable rooms, some featuring fjord vistas and balconies. There are several dining options at the hotel, as well as bars and a lounge, but the real highlight is the natural wonders that await outside.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Hotel Aak

Located in Romsdal, the charming Hotel Aak originally served as accommodation for mountaineers back when it opened in 1860. Today it boasts a great combination of old-town Norwegian character, warm hospitality, and modern luxury. Guests wake up every morning to the smell of fresh bread and peer up at the towering, jagged peaks which surround the town.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Kavli Moen Gard

Nestled in the village of Eresfjord, the Kavli Moen Gard is an intimate and charming countryside accommodation. Dating all the way back to 1603, the property has a traditional feel with modern amenities. Guests consistently compliment the hosts, as this family run establishment is known for its warm hospitality and authentic local meals with wonderful wine pairings. With regard to the natural backdrop, one guest remarked "if you are not able to enjoy these surroundings, you need to call your doctor!"

Day: 7, duration: 1
Skifer Hotel

Skifer Hotel offers modern, Scandinavian ski lodge-style accommodations in the mountain town of Oppdal. 176 rooms feature amenities such as Dux mattresses, TVs, mountain views and bright, modern bathrooms. The restaurant serves an a la carte menu and a buffet, and there is a spa that offers massages and facials.

Day: 8, duration: 1
Overnight Train to Bodo

Imagine sleeping as you're whisked north of the Arctic Circle by train! Enjoy a cozy berth — accommodating up to two adults — with high-quality mattresses, quilts, and pillows. Compartments do not have private WC or showers, but restrooms are located at each end of the train car. Wake up in beautiful Bodo.

Day: 9, duration: 2
Eliassen Rorbuer

On the secluded island of Hamnoy near the Reinefjord fjord, Eliassen Rorbuer offers lodging in traditional fishermen's cabins over the water, featuring dazzling views. The cabins have one or two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a large living and dining room, bathroom with shower, and free Wi-Fi. The restaurant serves a diverse selection of mouthwatering Norwegian cuisine with Italian flair.

MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: Norway Natural Wonders Hiking

Reason #01

MT Sobek's expertly crafted Norway itinerary is organized to perfection, enabling travelers to cover 1,400 miles in just 10 days.

Reason #02

You'll follow professional, local and highly qualified guides as you hike majestic mountains and explore Scandinavian villages.

Reason #03

Norway Natural Wonders Hiking is an MT Sobek best-seller and one of our most sought after classic adventures.

Activities

Spectacular and moderately paced hikes, overnight trains, scenic cruises, and cultural encounters.

Lodging

Traditional fishermen's cabins and sleek Scandinavian-style hotels with modern amenities. A scenic overnight cruise and a night train ride.

Climate

Norwegian summers can be both hot and cold. The weather can change quickly —so be ready for sun, rain and maybe wind.

Who will meet me on arrival?

On Day 1, your trip leader will meet you in the arrivals hall of Oslo's Gardermoen Airport (OSL) between 12pm and 12:15pm. We'll then transfer as a group to our hotel in Oslo.

Are hiking poles provided or recommended for this trip?

This trip is moderate with good paths, so hiking poles are not mandatory. However, if you like to hike with poles, you should bring your own on this trip.

Are there hairdryers available at all of the accommodations?

Yes.

Do any of the hotels on this trip provide laundry service?

No. We recommend bringing your own small bottle of Woolite or similar to wash items in your room.

Will there be mosquitos on this trip?

No. Because of the sea breeze that we frequently encounter on this trip, the mosquitos are not a problem.

Is there a weight limit for luggage on this trip?

On the last day of the trip, when we transfer from Leknes to Bodo by plane, there is a weight limit of 8 kilograms (17 pounds) for your CARRY ON LUGGAGE ONLY.

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.