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NorwayHiking and rafting Norways fjords and rivers 

  • Adventure
With untouched fjords to urban cities, where sleek, modern style blends with century-old Norse design, Norway is a land of stark contrasts. We will travel by where untamed landscapes envelop cities, and the cordial descendants of ruthless warriors carry the legacies of adventure and harmony with nature. On this trip, you will discover why the Norwegian word ...

With untouched fjords to urban cities, where sleek, modern style blends with century-old Norse design, Norway is a land of stark contrasts. We will travel by where untamed landscapes envelop cities, and the cordial descendants of ruthless warriors carry the legacies of adventure and harmony with nature. On this trip, you will discover why the Norwegian word for folktale, “eventyr,” means “adventure”.  

Hike to Norway’s most beautiful valley Innerdalen for homemade waffles, explore the coastline by kayak and go rafting in Oppdal, Mid-Norway’s best rafting. This trip is for everyone who yearns for a little adventure!

This trip is only available from May to October

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Countryside
  • White water activities
    White water activities

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Take a train over the mountains of Norway

 Feel the unique Nordic heritage! 

• Journey from Oslo to Oppdal by train and indulge in the incredible views of the unique  landscape on the way! 

• See the alpine tundra on the Dovrefjell mountain, where the wild muskox lives

• Take a beautiful walk on the mountain to Snøhetta viewpoint for an incredible panoramic view!

• Experience the unique Nordic history on a guided tour through Norway's largest Viking graveyard, located in Oppdal.

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Skifer Hotel ()

Day 2: Hiking in Trollheimen National Park

Pick up your rental car and begin your Nordic Road Trip 

• Hike in the in the National Park and enjoy the exquisite landscape, characterized my lakes, valleys and impressive mountains.

• Take a break after the hike, why not try some wild blueberries and visit the white sand beach at Gjelvilvatnet lake?

• The second hike brings you to the heart of the park across the alpine tundra. Finish next to the towering mountain Blåhøa and its beautiful crystal blue waters. 

Skifer Hotel ()

Day 3: From wild rivers to calm seas

Feel the thrill of exploring the grand Driva river by Whitewater rafting in the morning 

• Go rafting accompanied by a local guide. Choose between a family rafting trip and moderate rafting adventure.

• If you yearn for an even bigger adrenaline rush, cliff jumping is possible after the rafting!

• Continue exploring by driving to the Sunndal  Valley, next to magnificent fjords and waterfalls.

• Brace yourself for an amazing hike through the Sunndal National Park, and indulge in the beautiful nature with 7 rivers and incredible waterfalls! 

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Phillipshaugen Lodge ()

Day 4: Innerdalen, Norway's most beautiful valley

Hike to Innerdalen, the historic gateway from the fjords to the inland, and enjoy the incredible view.

• Arrive in charming Renndølsetr and taste some homemade waffles: it doesn't get more authentic than this!

• Begin another hike to Storvatnet in Gikingdalen valley which starts by a beautiful lake.

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Renndølsetra Summer Farm ()

Day 5: Hike out of Innerdalen, and head to Smøla

• Hike out of Innerdalen and head towards the Atlantic sea by car.

• Take a ferry ride to Smøla, known for fishing and eagle watching

• Make a stop at the local farm store "Tingvoll Ost Gårdsbutikk", which has become famous for its cheese production: their Kraftkar blue cheese was named the world's best cheese in 2016! 

• Enjoy a visit of the farm store, indulge in the local knowledge of cheese production and of course, try some cheese!

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Smøla Hastuer ()

Day 6: Exploring Smøla by kayak and bike

An island of endless opportunities

• Pick an activity your choice, why not join a guided kayak tour or a boat-based White-Tail Eagle safari? 

• If you prefer to stay on land, this picturesque island is also offers a perfect opportunity for a bike ride!

Smøla Hastuer ()

Day 7: Scenic drive, and optional activities 

This road is a unique, spanning over several islands and 8 km of bridges... 

Hike up Freikollen and enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean, the mountains in Trollheimen and the alps of Romsdalen.

• There are two optional activities on this day depending on season. Visit the Kvernes Stave Church, a historical, 14th century building 25 minutes from the Atlantic road...

• ...Or take a boat ride in a replica of a viking ship to Håholmen, Ragnar Thorseth's 18th century fishing village with original wharves, traditional fishermen's shacks and bakery.

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Hotel Aak (Åndalsnes)

Day 8: Scenic ridge or mountain hike 

• Today you can pick between 3 different hikes! Choose the one to your liking and prepare for an incredible view at the top!

• Hike in Litjfjellet and through valley of Venjedalen with a private guide, and enjoy a spectacular finishing view.

• Brace for the challenge, and hike with a private guide over the Romsdals Ridge. Disclaimer, this hike is strenuous.

• Follow the mountain ridge rising behind Åndalsnes and hike to the Romsdal Viewpoint with a private guide, and enjoy a superb view over the town  Åndalsnes.

Hotel Aak (Åndalsnes)

Day 9: From the fjords and back to Oslo city

 • On your drive back to Oslo, take the chance and visit Trollstigen viewpoint! With only a 5-10 minute hike from the parking, it is a perfect opportunity!

• Hitting the road again, drive up the Rauma valley along the towering Trollwall, to the town of Otta, and further to Oslo

Time to say goodbye! We hope you have enjoyed your stay in the magical Norwegian landscape, Ha Det! 

Åndalsnes, Otta, Oslo

Oslo Otta Åndalsnes

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ffround transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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