Route description

Norway is one of the most beautiful places on Earth, and she was there with us! A small friendly team, we combine it all on a comfortable bus, and also get to all the most interesting places, which can be reached only on foot - Kjerag - a stone in the form of a pea, jammed into the rock, the rock Preikestolen, Rock trolltunga. Also we will visit the fish market in Bergen, on the Lofoten Islands, where a specially organized photo tours, walk around Oslo, and on the way to Norway to visit Helsinki and Stockholm, eat smoked trout at a campsite on the banks of the beautiful oast Baltic sea ... The dream of a perfect holiday is becoming true!

 

Route

Day 1. Moscow - Vyborg

Early in the morning going to the appointed place, loads in the minibus and set off on a journey. During the movement of acquaintances, tell funny stories, sing songs (who wants to, of course), listening to stories instructor guide about Norway, we stop in beautiful places on snacks and lunch and in the evening we arrive in Vyborg, walk in which, stopping for the night in comfortable camping.

 

Day 2. Helsinki

Early breakfast and drive to the border with Finland. We cross it and come closer to the dinner in Helsinki. Walking around the city, then loaded on the evening ferry to Stockholm.

 

Day 3. Stockholm- Oslo

In the morning we arrive in Stockholm, the first half of the day walk on his center and then set off in the direction of Oslo. Overnight at the camp in a suburb of Oslo.

 

Day 4. Oslo - Lysefjord

Morning dedicate walks through the center of Oslo, and after lunch in the scenic mountain road going to the Lysefjord - one of the most beautiful and famous fjords in the world. Overnight at the camp near the town of Lyusebotn in the farthest eastern part of the fjord.

Day 5. Kjerag and Kragbolten ("Stone-pea")

Early breakfast and pedestrian access to the kjerag. Way short and not complicated, but 2.5 hours is necessary to sweat. At least in order to come early, before the moment here tighten hundreds of tourists from around the world and to be photographed on a rock-Pea need to defend a decent place. We do not like to queue, right? Therefore, we leave as soon as possible and will go fast, though it is our first track on the route. But go not back slowly, contemplating the beautiful views and enjoying seeing how many people go to this small attractions.

 

Day 6. Preikestolen

After a hearty breakfast, we visit the tourist ferry, which goes around the Lysefjord to Lauvik town. While traveling through the fjord loudspeaker conducted tour in several languages ?? - English, Norwegian, German. In the cafeteria of the ferry, you can find a free booklet with text in other languages. Swim and we under the famous Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), which is considered the most beautiful cliff in the world and to which we will go on foot, once eaten from the ferry and leave the van in the parking lot.

This time we will not have to go slowly, because with them we will have tents and we do not just enjoy the views from the cliff, but also to meet him near sunset and sunrise. If it is good, cloudless weather will turn out just fantasti beauty shots. If bad - enjoy the sensations and emotions from the greatness of nature, which is impossible not to feel being on cliff and around.

 

Day 7. Waterfall Latefossen

Early breakfast and return to the minibus. Today will be a very beautiful road along which numerous waterfalls, including one of the most famous waterfalls of Norway - Latefossen. Evening and night spend at the camp on the lake near the town of Odda. Tomorrow we have to climb on foot to one of the most famous is the world natural attractions - trolltunga, rocky ledge beneath which 700 meters of emptiness ...

 

Day 8. Trolltunga

Early breakfast and access to the route. It is the longest and most difficult hike during our tour. Going 12 kilometers, and in the mountain, in a well-equipped, the marked, but rather steep path. However, as is the case with Prekestulen, we do not hurry, because we plan to spend the night in tents near the rocks and enjoy its views, when there will be a large number of tourists as well as meet the sunset and sunrise.

Trolltunga of color and so unusual that it attracted eccentrics, adventurers from around the world. When not taking pictures on it are people trying to capture not just a beautiful place, but also stand out among others on the site. Here is a small selection of wonderful photos. You too can come up with something special, and we will help you accomplish this. As part of the observance of safety, of course.

Day 9. Bergen and the road «Trollstigen»

Hiking breakfast, descent to the car, about 250 kilometers of mountain serpentines and for dinner we will be in Bergen - an unusual town on the North Sea coast, the medieval quay which is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Walking on a small but very picturesque town center, be sure to go to the fish market, which is worth to him to visit, and after lunch we go on to the famous road Troll Ladder, stretching among the mountain peaks in the Norwegian Vestlann region, and is one of the most popular attractions of the south-west of the country. Spend the night at a campsite on the shores of beautiful Geiranger fjord.

 

Day 10. Kayaking on the Geirangerfjord and the glacier Jostedalsbreen

In the morning, take a swim and kayak rentals on the fjord - for some it is a new, all, without exception - an absolutely fantastic experience. Do not forget to bring an action camera - photos, especially in good weather, there are obtained excellent.

After kayaking off the glacier Jostedalsbreen - to the largest glacier on mainland Europe, covers an area of 487 square kilometers. Offers a pleasant walk from the car park to the glacier by Fabulous beauty of the waterfall over which in sunny weather a rainbow is always hanging. Sam glacier in recent years, greatly reduced in size due to the melting of the active, so maybe this is the last chance to see it in all its glory.

After visiting the glacier off to the city of Alesund, short of which will spend the night in a very pleasant campsite on the shore of the fjord.

 

Day 11. Alesund and the Atlantic road

"Alesund could become the scene of Scandinavian fairy tales with exciting contemporary storyline", - It says about the city of National Geographic magazine. Check and see for yourself! Almost the whole day we will walk around this fantastic city, enjoying the unique spirit aritektury in Art Nouveau style, blend harmoniously with the natural beauty of the north.

From the top of the mountain Axl rising over the city almost vertically, we will enjoy the best views of the city and the coastline, so characteristic of Norway. At the top of a staircase of 418 steps to climb which is considered to be a complex task. But for us, the past few climbs at a much higher peaks, it will seem a mere trifle :)

At the same observation site cafe Fjellstua (135 m above sea level), which is in the eastern part of the city, we will come to watch the sunset - from this point it is especially good. In addition, we will visit in Alesund is one of the largest aquariums in Norway, located 3 km west of the city center on the spit Tueneset and harmoniously inscribed in the coastal landscape. In large acrylic tanks Atlantic Park (Atlanterhavspark) practically all the inhabitants of the North Sea.

In the evening we will drive along the famous Atlantic Road and stop for the night at a campsite on the shore of the fjord.

 

Day 12. Trondheim

In the morning we will go to the city of Trondheim, famous for its cathedral Nidaros - the national sanctuary of Norway and the University of natural sciences and engineering. A cursory examination of them will go on and will go almost without interruption until the evening, on that day we will have to overcome a long distance on our minibus.

Day 13. Lofoten

We continue to move and to reach the dinner Lofoten - the penultimate attractions in our Norwegian journey. The islands are located in the harsh waters of the Norwegian Sea, in the Arctic Circle. This is a land of wild, untamed nature, majestic mountains, deep fjords, noisy bird colonies and long sandy beaches. On Lofoten kept strong ties with the Viking Age. The Vikings Lofotr museum we will be able to immerse themselves in the life of those times. For photographers it is just paradise - everything breathes beauty and color - be it the mountains surrounding the small fishing villages, the villages themselves, the people living in them, the deep dark sea ... It is specially organized photo tours, we also see it all in a single round, which includes all the beauty of Norway.

And the night we shall not camping or tents, as in the traditional fishing hut rorbu, equipped with modern amenities. This is the most interesting and picturesque location, which can be obtained only in Norway, and, perhaps, all over the world. Expensive, but do not worry, it is included in the tour price.

 

Day 14. Knivshellodenn - the northern cape of mainland Europe

After breakfast and a little more take a walk through the capital of the Lofoten Islands - Svolver city, go to the northernmost point of mainland Europe - Cape Knivshellodenn (Knivskjellodden - knife edge). Generally considered to be the northernmost cape nearby North Cape, but solely because it is equipped entry barriers, for which constructed viewing platform with cafes and souvenir shops. To drive this pyatachek is literally big money, and money, as you know, decide everything, including slightly distort the facts for the sake of gain.

In fact, the northernmost cape Knivshellodenn is precisely where the trail leads, lined connoisseurs and lovers of the truth, it is for it and we will go to the northernmost cape of mainland Europe.

It literally ends of the earth, to go in the same direction about four o'clock, so we will take with us a tent and spend the night in them on the Cape. The temperature here is rarely above 10 degrees, so take everything with a kind of thing which would, night can be cold, but very catchy!

Firstly, when you're still sleeping at this landmark location! :)

Second, at this time, the night is not the night at all, but quite a day - a light so that you can read, take pictures, well and in general enjoy the extraordinary views and stunning views!

Third, the sunset and the sunrise! They stand to suffer a little inconvenience!

Day 15. Rovaniemi - the capital of Lapland

After breakfast, nafotografirovavshis and returned to the car, we go further, this time in the house. However, we have to see and experience a lot of interesting!

In the afternoon we will arrive in the Finnish city of Rovaniemi - Lapland capital and the residence of Santa Claus (aka Finnish Joulupukki Santa Claus). This place is, of course, interesting to visit in winter, when everything here breathes the atmosphere of the New Year's holiday, but in the summer there is something to see.

Spend the night at a campsite on the beautiful shores of the Gulf of Bothnia, next to the small and picturesque town of Oulu.

 

Day 16. Turku and trout on the Baltic Sea

Most of the day we will go on the road along the Gulf of Bothnia, where among other things, visit the city of Turku and its famous water park, and then, without stopping in Helsinki, stop for the night at a campsite on the shore of the Baltic Sea near the Russian border. Here we are waiting for fishing and trout baked on coals. If we can not catch yourself in the camping owners are always available fresh fish :)

 

Day 17. The way to home

Early breakfast and departure to the border. After crossing it going, going, going in the direction of Moscow. We arrived late in the evening.

 

 

Your guide Evgeny Androsov:

 

Evgeny Androsov

 

 

Trip info

Cost

USD 1.050 per person

Cost includes

  • travel on a comfortable bus route every day (except weekends),
  • all ferry on the route,
  • of toll roads, bridges, tunnels,
  • accommodation in tourist class hotels, camping tents and all the days of the route,
  • three times a day marching meals, snacks, water, tea and coffee in the van while driving,
  • total camp equipment (tents, pots, burners, gas)
  • visa support (the invitation, advice on obtaining a visa)
  • medical insurance,
  • instructor/driver fee,
  • group and individual photos of each participant made during the entire campaign to a professional photo equipment and provided in electronic form

Cost Not includes

  • flights to Moscow and back (for residents of other cities / countries),
  • food in cafes and restaurants,
  • personal equipment of participants (sleeping bags, mats, trekking pole, etc.),
  • use of cable cars, rent kayaks and / or a bike, entrance to museums, water parks and other tur.obekty,
  • consular fees and other costs for obtaining visas,
  • souvenirs and other personal expenses of participants,
  • other expenses not specified in the section "the price includes"

 

What is the complexity of the campaign? Will I be able to withstand these horrors?

Hiking part of the tour of medium difficulty. This means that with a minimum physical training, you will be able to withstand the load without difficulty hiking. Due to long journeys, the tour is not recommended for people with diseases of the spine.

 

Recommendations for clothes and gear

Weather in Norway is changeable and full of rain, wind and fog, especially in the highlands and the Arctic Circle. Therefore, you should bring an adequate supply of warm and waterproof hiking clothes - membrane jacket, trousers, trekking bitinki sneakers to move by city, mandatory set of thermal underwear and a hat, gloves, warm socks, fliska, sunscreen and sunglasses.

How to participate

  1. If you are interested in this tour, leave a request through the form below or call on these phones, I'm Evgeny Androsov or my assistants tell details about the route and will answer all your questions.
  2. To book a place, a prepayment of 30% of the tour cost before it starts if more than 45 days, and 50% of the cost, if, prior to the start of at least 45 days. Prepayment is returnable in 45 days or more prior to the hike / tour nevovzratnoy and, unfortunately, less than 45 days before the start of a hike / tour if the return is linked to your refusal to participate (for whatever reason). If the hike / tour will not take place due to our fault, because not form a group or force majeure, the advance payment, you will be guaranteed to be returned in any case.
  3. If you change your mind / lose the opportunity to participate in the campaign, please let us know as soon as possible. The transport and food for the whole trek procured, calculated and allocated based on each party's campaign.

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