|Season (18 Apr 2022 - 17 Oct 2022)|
Cruise through the fjords and get close to beautiful nature with waterfalls, mountains and glaciers on this 5 days / 4 night trip.
FjordSaga is a 5 day and 4 night round trip in Bjørnafjorden and Hardangerfjord where you travel by boat and stay in hotels with spectacular views of the fjords. The vessel is a small but spacious boat with a capacity of 46 passengers. We comfortably cruise at the speed of 20 knots and get close to beautiful nature with waterfalls, mountains and glaciers. The saga starts in Osøyro where we board the boat and get acquainted. 4 nights and 5 days filled with charming villages, heritage farms, music, culture, history and many more adventures. The great local norwegian cuisine is an experience in itself, and all meals are included.
Departure every Monday during the season.
Day 1: Osøyro - Øystese (From Bjørnafjorden to Hardangerfjord.)
Including: Cruising one of the most spectacular archipelagos in Norway, packed lunches (Niste in norwegian), fishing in Lukksundet, view of Folgefonna Glacier, The Lagoon of Sild, dinner and stay at Hardangerfjord Hotel in Øystese
Day 2: Øystese - Ulvik (Hardangerfjord)
Including: Crossing the Hardangerfjord, lunch at historical Utne Hotel, passing the location of the famous painting by Gudemann & Tide “Brudefjerden i Hardanger”, arrival at the picturesque village Ulvik, dinner and stay at Brakanes Hotel. Optional: The Cider Route
Day 3: Ulvik - Eidfjord (Hardangerfjord)
Including: Cruising Osafjorden with WW2 history, collecting drinking water from the waterfalls, arrival Eidfjord, do and eat as the Vikings, excursion to Vøringsfossen Waterfall (bus + guiding), dinner and stay at Hotel Vøringsfoss
Day 4: Hardangerfjord - Bjørnafjorden (Eidfjord - Tysnes)
Cruising Hardangerfjord, lunch half way Hardanger-style, passing Omaholmen - one of the most photographed islands in Norway, arrival at the historical country store L.H Vaages Landhandleri, dinner and stay at Haaheim Gaard - a true gem
Day 5: Bjørnafjorden (Tysnes - Osøyro)
Cruising Bjørnafjorden to end destination Osøyro
FjordSaga has starts and ends at Osøyro in Bjørnafjorden, 30 kilometers from Bergen and Bergen Airport Flesland. Driving time is about 40 min. In 2022, the new road E39 will open, making the travel time about half of what it is today. Pick up / Drop off can be pre-booked at an additional cost.
We take infection control seriously and will at all times apply to national guidelines. Hand disinfectant is available on board and the boat is disinfected every time we dock, including for lunch breaks. All hotels and restaurants follow industry guidelines. The boat's capacity is limited to the number that is within the legislation at all times with regard to keeping distance on board.
The price includes:
Guided boat trip 5 days, 4 nights in a hotel in a double room. Locally produced breakfast, lunch and dinner. Snacks and drinks (not alcohol) on board. Life jacket with FjordSaga logo, entrance to Hardangerbadet in Øystese, fishing in Lukksundet and Viking experience in Eidfjord. Brakanes Hotel in Hardanger with sauna, steam room, SUP board, kayak (included in the price, but must be booked in advance).
Not included: Alcohol.
Can be booked in addition: Pick up / Drop off Bergen / Flesland. Farm visit in Ulvik with ciider tasting (1.5 hours)
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