Steer a relaxing weeklong course through the highs and lows of Norway's spectacular landscapes: from the dizzying zig-zag heights of the Trollstigen (Troll's Ladder) to the depths of Sognefjord, the country's deepest fjord. You'll enjoy the freedom of setting your own pace when visiting museums and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not to mention plenty of opportunities to get out in nature and explore the wonders around you. Buckle up and pack your camera—this is going to be one gorgeous drive!
Due to their geology, these glaciers also function as biospheres of great scientific importance. Their constant movement concerning climate variations results in unique changes to the disparate landscapes of the region. The confluence of meltwater, for example, creates the glacial rivers for which the park is famous. And there's no better way to experience these ecological marvels than by trekking right over their surface on a glacier hike. You can choose from many such hikes in the park.
Beyond that, Jostedalsbreen is famous for its wide variety of unique natural environments, all within a short distance of each other. These range from valleys with lush vegetation to mountains and glacial landscapes. Beyond experiencing the majesty of the glaciers by hiking their surface, it's also possible to rent kayaks for a tour of the glacial lakes in the park.
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Itineraries with Explore Jostedalsbreen National Park
This road trip starts and ends in two of Norway's biggest cities, with outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking and rafting along the way. Designed for active travelers, this is a perfect excursion for anyone who wants to experience the beauty of Norway's great outdoors.
Enjoy the great Norwegian outdoors with a number of exciting activities. You'll start with a few days cross-country skiing in Hemsedal before heading towards the glacier area of Jostedalsbreen. Here, you'll hike to the Blue Ice Cave, learn about glaciers, and ride a cable car to the top of a fjord. Then, you'll stop in Flam for a scenic fjord cruise and a trip along the Flam Railway. The trip will end in exciting Oslo.