Norwegian Fjords & Arctic Discovery

Resort: Norwegian Fjords & Arctic Discovery
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Norway
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Over View

Set sail from Bergen the gateway to Norway’s fjords to the remote shores of Svalbard on this dazzling 15-day odyssey along the fjord coastline of Norway. Explore the glaciers that carved the stunning landscapes, visit arctic islands by Zodiac in search of wildlife, walk through history at UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and much more. Dont merely pine for the fjords; find them.

Itineraries

Day 1
Bergen

Welcome to Bergen, in Norway’s fjordland. Embark in the afternoon to begin your adventure. We recommend arriving to Bergen early to explore on your own.

Day 2
Flm

Hop on the Flm Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flm district.

Day 3
Olden FjordBirksdal

Cruise into the Olden Fjord before a short bus ride to the Birksdal area. Enjoy a moderate walk to Briksdalbreen glacier, or, for an easier option, take a trolley ride with a shorter walk to make it to the glacier lake.

Day 4
Geirangerfjord

Sail deep into one of Norway’s most beautiful, and most visited, fjords, Geirangerfjord. Enjoy a coach tour to Dalnibba, soaking in the views at this UNESCO World Heritage site. For the more adventurous, opt for a 10km mountain hike exploring the area and taking in amazing views of the fjord from above.

Day 5
Trondheim

Continue on to Trondheim. Choose between hiking in Bymarka Nature Reserve before visiting the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or enjoying a city tour including the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070 and 1300. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the area on your own.

Day 6
TorghattenVega

The rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the worlds most beautiful scenery. The captain will negotiate with local Norwegian pilots to determine our best Zodiac landing options. Hike up to the famous hole in the mountain, with fantastic views of the region. Keep an eye out for Norway’s mythical trolls. In the afternoon, head to the quaint and picturesque Vega Island, a UNESCO site. Wander the fishing villages, go on a guided nature hike, and appreciate the slow pace of life.

Day 7
SvartisenLovundVikingen

Visit Svartisen, Lovund, and Vikingen, to see beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.

Day 8
Lofoten Islands

The Lofoten archipelago is an enchanting area of picturesque villages by the sea backed with jagged peaks. Go ashore by Zodiac for a day trip of the area. Start by visiting the Trrfiskmuseum to learn about traditional work of the islands before visiting Nusfjord, one of Norway’s oldest and best-preserved fishing villages for lunch at a local restaurant. After, stop in Henningsvr for time to see local art or explore the quaint fishing village. In the evening, stay on deck as you cruise into one of Norway’s most famous fjords, the short yet dramatic Trollfjord. Search the cliffs on your continuing quest to spot trolls.

Day 9
Lofoten Islands

Continue exploring the beautiful Lofoten Islands, a spectacular location for spotting marine wildlife.

Day 10
Troms

Troms, the capital of northern Norway, is known as the Gateway to the Arctic as it was the embarkation point for many Arctic expeditions. Learn about past Arctic expeditions and opt for some hiking or to explore the city on your own.

Day 11
At SeaBjrnya

Sail past mist-shrouded Bjrnya (Bear Island) a birdwatcher’s paradise featuring spectacular views.

Day 12
Hornsund

Explore this archipelago of deep fjords, mountains and massive ice sheets. Keep your eyes open for walruses, seals, reindeer, Arctic foxes and, of course, polar bears.

Day 13
Svalbard

Soak in the sights and sounds of Svalbard. Glaciers, nesting birds, sea mammals like polar bears, walruses and whales plus land mammals like the Arctic fox and reindeer all call this region home.

Day 14
SvalbardLongyearbyen

Continue exploring the icy wonderland of Svalbard.

Day 15
Longyearbyen

Disembark the G Expedition in the morning.

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