Sogndal - Gaupne - Breheimsenteret - Nigardsbreen - Gaupne - Sogndal.
This trip goes from Sogndal to Jostedalen, with Breheimsenteret glacier center and the Nigardsbreen glacier.
In Jostedalen you come close to the glacier and the mighty landscape in the national park.
On the way to Jostedalen, the bus drives along the quiet, beautiful Lustrafjord, which is approx. 40 kilometers long. The fjord is surrounded by high and steep mountains, and from the moutains several high waterfalls end up in the fjord. The most famous waterfall is the Feigefossen.
Along the route, the bus passes a number of small fjord communities like Hafslo, Solvorn and Marifjøra. From Gaupne the bus drives through the spectacular Jostedalen valley.
At Breheimsenteret glacier center you will find a tourist information, a lunch restaurant and you can learn about the Jostedalsbreen glacier and the national park, and about glaciology and the climate.
Jostedalsbreen glacier is the larges glacier on the European mainland and it covers 500 square kilometers. The gigantic mass of ice covers mountain tops as well as deep valleys, and its mighty arms of blue ice reaches down towards the Sognefjord.
Jostedalen offers numerous activities. The most spectacular experience is a glacier hike with experienced guides in the spring and throughout the summer. The most famouse glacier is the Nigardsbreen glacier, where there are daily tour – short or long. There are also possibilities for kayaking, rafting and mountain hiking.
You can choose whether you will make a stop at Breheimsenteret glacier center or if you will go directly to Nigardsbreen. If you choose to make a stop at Breheimsenteret, you take the bus at 11.25 on to Nigardsbreen. The bus returns to Sogndal at 16:55.
If you want to stay overnight, you must buy one way tickets for the dates you want to travel to and from the Nigardsbreen glacier.
For more information about activities, accomodation, etc., see www.jostedal.com
Departure from: Sogndal bus station
About our trips
This is a “Travel like the locals” tour. The tours use public transport, i.e. regular buses, ferries and boats, but we have done the planning for you so that you can concentrate on enjoying your trip. You travel on your own - there is no guide or tour leader. On most of our tours you must change several times between different buses/ferries/boats, and it is up to you to make sure you catch your connections – truly travelling like a local! (The tours are set up so that the buses, ferries and boats connect.)
Trips are not available for booking on public holidays and during holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas due to deviations in the timetables. The timetable shown is valid for the periods when the trip is bookable.
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