Fjord & Glacier Tour from Voss
Departs from: Voss Duration: 10,5 Hrs Season: 01.06-15.09
This amazing tour start in Voss. Attractions are coming as beads on a string. So get Your camera ready and head for the top-deck.
First attraction on this tour is the Tvindefossen waterfall. The waterfall is 152 metres high. Water flowing over the Bedrock over thousands of years has created awe inspiring beauty.
The tour between Voss and Vik will take you across the Vikafjell Mountain passage. On these hights there is snow close to the road, even in summertime. The bus will make a short stop on the top of Vikafjell, where passengers can roll snowballs and make miniature snowmen.
On the decent from “Vikafjell” mountain to Vik, the bus will stop at the viewpoint “Storesvingen”. The viewpoint offer magnicifent view of Vik Village and Sognefjord.
The village of Vik has a Rich Cultural Heritage. The attraction in Vik is the Stave Church “Hopperstad Stavkirke”. The Church is one of the oldest churches in Norway, dating back to 1130. There will be a 45 min. stop to visit the Church.
From Vik the tour continue by boat to Balestrand and Fjærland.
On the Fjord Cruise from Balestrand to Fjærland you may enjoy a good dinner, snacks and beverage on the spectacular Fjærlandsfjord. Just head for top-deck.
On arrival Fjærland, tour og to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. The Norwegian Glacier Museum is an interactive museum for the Whole Family. The Museum gives knowledge about glaciers and climate in New inovative ways.
From the Norwegian Glacier Museum the tour continues by bus up to Bøyabreen glacier – a branch of Jostedalsbreen glacier.
Here its time to take some photos and see how the glacier presses itself into the landscape. The bus returns to Fjærland quay, and the tour go same way back to Voss.
The trip back gives you the chance to reflect on how the lanscape and Fjords were shaped over thousands of years by influence of ice and water.On this tour you can experience the mountain “Vikafjell” on the journey to Vik. It will be short stop to see the magnificient view over Vik and Sognefjorden. A visit to the old stave church Hopperstad stavkirke before embarking the Norled boat that will take You to Balestrand.
On your arrival at Balestrand – a village that is a favourite among artists – you change to a smaller sightseeing boat that takes you further into the idyllic Fjærlandsfjorden to Fjærland. From here the trip continues by bus to the Norwegian Glacier Museum.
From the Norwegian Glacier Museum the tour continues up to Bøyabreen glacier – a branch of Jostedalsbreen glacier. Here You can take some photos and see how the glacier presses itself into the landscape. The bus returns to Fjærland quay, and the sightseeing boat takes you back to Balestrand. The trip back gives you the chance to reflect on the fact how these fjords were shaped several thousand years ago by ice.
Upon arrival at Balestrand the express boat will take you to Vik, where You take the bus back to Voss.
Price from 1290,-
Tickets: Voss- Vik - Balestrand – Fjærland Round trip, incl. Glacier museum and bus to the Glacier.