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Hike, Kayak and Wild Camp the Norwegian Fjords

Our top wish-listed weekend. Paddle, trek and sleep in scenery you can't afjord to miss


3 nights

Annual Leave

1.5 days off work



Starts & Ends

Bergen Airport, Bergen

Average Rating

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You need to pretty fit for this one. The hike is long and often steep, which some may find a challenge.

Why it’s much better

Kayak through the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord, the wildest and most stunning arm of the Sognefjord 

Paddle past sheer cliff faces, snow-dipped mountains, majestic waterfalls, rustic farms, and the occasional nosy seal

Discover seldom-visited areas of the fjords, far from the maddening crowds, only accessible by kayak

Wake up to a Norwegian paradise and hike the highlands and summits for the ultimate vista across the fjords. Thigh-burny bliss

Wild camp under the stars on the fjord-edge and feast on supper prepared by your guide over the campfire

The Route

What's Included


Expert, friendly, English-speaking guides


1 night in a hostel and 2 nights camping at the fjord edge


Breakfast and dinner cooked over the campfire with sandwiches for lunch


You'll be transferred from and to Bergen Airport


Everything you need for kayaking and camping is provided

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Day 1

Arrive in Bergen and meet your crew


Easy day

Accommodation Type


Wave goodbye to the office and head to Bergen where you will be met at the airport for your transfer to your accommodation in either Voss or Bergen.

After settling into your hostel, head out to grab dinner locally, then it’s time for a good night’s sleep before hitting the water tomorrow.

Day 2

Kayaking the Nærøyfjord

On the Water


Accommodation Type

Wild camping


All meals

Grab breakfast and meet your guide for the drive to the put-in point at Gudvangen. Get your paddle gear set up before heading out for the first days unforgettable paddling down the beautiful Nærøyfjord.

Arrive at the campsite in the late afternoon for a well-deserved break, enjoy the stunning scenery, eat and make merry over the campfire.

There is also the option of going for a short walk to get a better view of the fjord from above.

Day 3

Hike to the highlands 1000m above the fjord

On your Feet

Approx. 10 - 11 hours of hiking




1530m up / 1530m down

Accommodation Type

Wild camping


All meals

Wake up in Norwegian paradise and enjoy a leisurely breakfast before packing your bag, ready for the day’s hike.

Your aim is to reach the highlands and Breiskrednosi summit above the Nærøyfjord and get a spectacular view of the fjord from above.

After reaching the top and enjoying some great views of the fjord, it’s time to head back down to your campsite for dinner round the campfire and another night under the stars.

Day 4

Kayak past cliff faces and waterfalls before heading home

On the Water



Breakfast and lunch

Continue kayaking north along the Nærøyfjord, exploring the magnificent cliffs and remote waterfalls, keeping your eye out for seals along the way.

Arrive mid-afternoon at the remote village of Undredal, at the Aurlandsfjordm, before your shuttle back to unload all equipment and heading to the airport for your flight home.

Please Note

All our adventures take place in wild places. Things can go wrong in wild places. Your perfectly planned itinerary may change a bit (or a lot) if the weather turns, someone gets hurt, or a volcano erupts. Usually though, changes make it all the better.


Bergen or Voss




Same sex dorm



On your first night, you'll be staying in dorms in a simple, clean hostel in either Bergen or Voss. If you would prefer to have your own room this can be arranged by your host, but they are limited and cost an extra 400NOK (approx £40, $50). You'll pay for these locally, but they need to be booked in advance.

Fjord Edge


Wild camping


Twin share


All meals

On the second and third night, you'll paddle to a beach and sleep in a tent under the stars and get cosy around a campfire. Sleeping mats and sleeping bags are provided, but you can bring your own if you prefer. There is no shower, and toilets are basic to say the least - it is wild camping after all.

Need to know

Meeting Point



Bergen Airport (BGO)


14:30 or 00:30

Your driver will be there to meet you and transfer you to your accommodation in Bergen or Voss



Bergen Airport (BGO)



You'll be transferred back to the airport ready to catch any flight that leaves after 19:00.

Kit list


  • Rucksack for hiking (15-20 litres)


  • Waterproof jacket with hood
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Warm jacket
  • Long trousers
  • Fleece
  • Base layers
  • Worn in hiking boots or shoes
  • Goretex or waterproof shoes (optional, but helpful in streams and muddy puddles)
  • Hiking socks (plus some extra socks)
  • Gators (if you have them)
  • Flip flops or light trainers for camp
  • Thin gloves
  • Beanie
  • Sunhat


  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Small travel towel
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medication if needed
  • Antihistamines/bite relief if you are allergic
  • Head torch
  • Personal snacks

What's included?

  • All kayaking equipment
  • All camping equipment
  • Sleeping bag (but bring your own if you prefer)

Meet Your Host

Jan and team

You’ll be paddling with Jan and his team of enthusiastic, reliable and friendly guides who are passionate about preserving the fjords and sharing them with others. They’ve been leading trips around the fjords for nearly 20 years and know every remote corner to keep you far away from the crowds, not to mention being dab hands with a campfire.

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