HARDANGER EXTREME 





 

Are you ready for a bigger challenge?

 

 

 

 

 

 

This bicycle trip takes you from fjord to mountains, passing lakes,

waterfalls and steep hills. Most of the trip goes

along the beautiful Hardangerfjord. 

  • Included: 
  • 4 accommodations
  • 4 breakfasts 
  • 3 dinners
  • 2 lunch bags
  • Road bike 
  • Guide 
  • Luggage transfer 
  • Support Vehicle 
  • Snacks and water

Summary: 

  • 5 days / 4 nights 
  • Starts in Voss 
  • Ends in Bergen 
  • Guided
  • Luggage transfer included 
  • Bicycle distance from 90 – 150 km each day
  • Elevation gain from 1000m – 2200m 

Available on request! 

 

Price:

NOK 18.000,- each person in a double room 

Single room supplement: NOK 2000,- 

 

Hardanger Extreme 

ITINERARY

 

Day 1:

Arrival in the morning in Voss, by train car or bus from Oslo / Bergen. Your hotel are located next to the train station in the town centre of Voss. One from our staff will meet you in the hotel before we walk 300 m to our bicycle store and start the bicycle fitting. When we are ready we start our bicycle trip around Voss.

This day we will agree on where the bicycle trip goes, but it will be a trip around Voss to see some old farm houses, waterfalls and lakes. 

Dinner will be served in the hotel in the evening. 

Distance: 50 – 150 km 

Elevation gain: 500 – 1500 m 

Meals: Dinner, breakfast next morning

Accommodation: Fleischers Hotel

 

Day 2:

After a tasty breakfast in the hotel we start bicycling towards Ulvik and the Hardangerfjord. As we arrive Ulvik we will see the Hardangerfjord and bicycle with fjord view for the rest of the day. In Ulvik there will be possibilities to buy a lunch meal before we continue along the Hardangerfjord all the way to Odda and Utne.

Dinner will be served in the hotel in the evening.

Distance: 150 km 

Elevation gain: 1200 m 

Meals: Dinner, breakfast next morning

Accommodation: Utne Hotel

 

Day 3:

Guided bicycling from Utne to Jondal, Folgefonna Glacier Climb, Norheimsund.

After breakfast in Utne Hotel we start our day with a 4 km climb from the quay towards Lote. From Lote the terrain are pretty flat before we get one climb before we arrive Herand. In Herand there will be possibilities to buy a snack in the local store or in the kiosk. The last 11 km to Jondal are flat, in Jondal there will be possible to buy a lunch meal on the quay.

After lunch we start the major climb of this trip, starting at 0km in Jondal we are bicycling uphill towards Folgefonna Glacier. This is a 18 km long hill with 1200m elevation gain. On the top you will be rewarded with the view of the glacier.

Back down in Jondal we take the ferry crossing the Hardangerfjord to Tørvikbygd, before we bicycle the last 13 km to Norheimsund and our next hotel. 

Distance: 90 km 

Elevation gain: 2200 m

Meals: Dinner, breakfast next morning 

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Sandven

 

Day 4: 

You enjoy a lovely breakfast in the Hotel. After the meal we start bicycling from Norheimsund towards Bergen. In Mundheim we leave the Hardangerfjord and head uphill into a different landscape with small lakes and a hilly terrain. This day we have to bring a lunch bag and enjoy an outdoor lunch meal.

As we approach Eikelandsosen a new Fjord will show up, named Bjørnafjorden. From Eikelandsosen we bicycle along the fjord to Venjaneset where we take the ferry crossing the Bjørnafjord to Hattvik and continue bicycling towards Bergen City.

In Bergen your bicycle trip ends, and you leave your bicycle and put on your sightseeing shoes for the evening. This day you have to buy your dinner in the city of Bergen. Your hotel are located in the heart of Bergen, next to the famous wharf “Bryggen i Bergen” and the fish market. 

Distance: 110 km 

Elevation gain: 1500m 

Meals: Breakfast next morning 

Accommodation: Bergen Børs Hotel

                                                 

Day 5: July 17

Breakfast in Bergen Børs Hotel

Sightseeing in Bergen on your own 

Transfer

 

Is this too heavy for you? Have a look at our Hardanger Signature Bicycle Trip               

HardangerPhoto: Patrik Lundin / Cyclist Magazine

VossPhoto: Patrik Lundin / Cyclist Magazine

HardangerPhoto: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway 

BergenPhoto: Jon Tøn / Hunnalvatn Media