NEW! Trolltunga hike & bike 

13th – 18th of August 2018

Trolltunga (“Trolls` Tongue”) is a most special mountain rock formation which has become extremely popular,  visited by hikers from all over the world.

This 10 – 12 hours hike in high mountains is both challenging and demanding, which requires that you are in physically good condition. 

The aim for this trip is to combine the hike to Trolltunga to a 3-days bicycle trip in Hardanger. Totally this trip lasts for 6 days. 

 

Read about day by day itinerary further below. 

Photo: Scott Sporleder/ Matador Network / Fjord Norway AS

TROLLTUNGA HIKE & BIKE

DAY BY DAY 

 

  • Day 1: Monday 13th of August 

  • Welcome to Voss – we meet in the afternoon at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant and start with a short bicycle trip to check the equipment. After having a look at the open air Mølstertunet Folk Museum, we leave the bicycles and go for a short hike up a steep hill, returning to the hotel where we will have a tasty dinner. 
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  • Bicycle lenght: About 2 km – to check the equipment  
  • Hiking lenght: About 2 km – short but steep
  • Terrain: Flat bicycling and steep hiking
  • Meals: Norwegian “tapas”, 3 course dinner
  • Accommodation: Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant
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  • Day 2: Tuesday 14th of August 

  • After a lovely breakfast at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant we will head towards Granvin and the Hardanger Fjord. From Voss there will be a long but gradual hill for about 10 km and afterwards it is downhill and flat bicycling to Granvin. From Granvin we will have some climbs towards Kvanndal where we will take a ferry boat on the Hardangerfjord to Utne and our hotel.  
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  • Bicycle lenght: 40 km
  • Terrain: One long gradual hill, then downhill and flat, and some hills with shorter climbs in the end
  • Meals: Breakfast, 3 course dinner 
  • Accommodation: Utne Hotel
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  • Day 3: Wednesday 15th of August 

  • This day we will have to look for the weater forecast to descide wheter to do the Trolltunga hike this day or the next day. 
  • Alternative: Bicycling from Utne to Agatunet and return the same route. 
  • Alternative 2: Rest day.
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  • Bicycle lenght: 34 km (bicycling to Agatunet and back to Utne)
  • Meals: Breakfast, 3 course dinner 
  • Accommodation: Utne Hotel
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  • Day 4: Thursday 16th of August

  • We wake up early in the morning to get ready for the Trolltunga hike! If the weather forecast is nice we plan to do the hike this day. We will drive by car to Odda and Tyssedal where we start the hike to Trolltunga. This hike is both challenging and demanding and requires that you are in  physically good condition. The hike last for 10-12 hours. 

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  • Hiking length: 22 km
  • Meals: Breakfast packet, lunch packet, 3 course dinner 
  • Accommodation: Utne Hotel
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  • Day 5: Friday 17th of August 

  • After the last breakfast at lovely Utne Hotel we will take a ferry boat on the Hardanger Fjord from Utne to Kinsarvik. Bicycling from Kinsarvik to Ulvik we will cross the great Hardanger Bridge on our way to Ulvik where we stay at Brakanes Hotel for the night. 
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  • Bicycle lenght: 32 km
  • Terrain: Hilly with some shorter climbs 
  • Meals: Breakfast, 3 course dinner 
  • Accommodation: Brakanes Hotel
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  • Day 6: Saturday 18th of August 

  • Biking from Ulvik and back to Voss where we finish our trip. If you want it is possible to add on nights of accommodation in Voss and at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant on request. 
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  • Bicycle lenght: 43 km
  • Terrain: Hilly with some shorter climbs 
  • Meals: Breakfast

 

Price: NOK 18.700,- 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Sveinung Klyve / Fjord Norway AS