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16 September
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Tuesday
17 September
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Wednesday
18 September
9:00am - 7:30pm
Thursday
19 September
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Friday
20 September
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Saturday
21 September
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Sunday
22 September
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Rallarvegen, Crossing The Bridge

Come and join us on our brand new action packed multi-activity holiday to the mountain resort of Geilo, located in beautiful Southern Norway. With thrilling activities such as hiking, white water rafting, cycling and even a glacier walk included, we can be sure to discover our inner “Bear Grylls” this summer!

Grade: Medium

Canyoning, Geilo

Why Go?

  • 4 exciting activities: ½ day hike , white water rafting, glacier hike and mountain biking
  • A train ride on the famous Flåm Train
  • New area of Norway to explore
  • All activities are fully guided with an expert local team

Itinerary

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After arriving into Oslo airport, we transfer to Geilo (approximately 3 hours 40 minutes) – our home for the week. The rest of the day is free for us to relax, settle in and soak up our hotel’s surroundings before joining other Solos guests for dinner at the hotel.

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS Dinner included

Today, we have our first included activity: a guided half-day hike to Urundberget viewpoint with storytelling about Geilo’s nature and history along the way. Along the trail are several yellow benches, perfect for a little break. From the top of Geilohovda we will follow the trail at the edge of the mountain, passing Gullsteinhovda, Verpehovda and in the end Urundberget. The perfect way to start a week of adventures! 

Length of walk: 13.9km

Ascent - 470m

Walking Grade: Medium

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS All meals included

Today we will transfer to Dagali (approx. 30mins) and take part in white water rafting in Numedalslågen - one of Europe’s best rafting rivers. With experienced and qualified rafting guides, taking care of us at all times, we will receive all the information, instruction and training before the rafting tour. On some of the calmer sections of the river, we may have time to enjoy the surrounding nature and jump into the river and float safely next to the rafts. It is also safe to drink the water!

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS All meals included

Today we have a free day, to spend how we wish. Relax at the hotel, explore the area or take part in one of our optional activities such as canyoning. You could also rent a bike and take a leisure ride along one of the many trails.

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS Breakfast & Dinner included

After breakfast, we will transfer by train to Finse for our guided glacier hike to Hardangerjøkulen. Hardangerjøkulen is the sixth largest glacier in Norway. The surface area is approximately 73 km² and the highest point on the glacier is 1863 meter above sea level.

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS All meals included

Today we have a free day, to spend how we wish. Relax at the hotel, take a horseback riding tour or rent a bike and take a leisure ride along one of the many trails.

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS Breakfast & Dinner included

Today we will transfer by train to Hallingskeid to begin our cycling day. We will be cycling along the scenic bike route from Rallarvegen to Flam. This easy terrain boasts some great views. At the end of the route, we will be transferred back to Geilo on the famous Flam Railway (Flamsbana). The spectacular train journey offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. The railway is one considered to be one of Norway's major and most spectacular tourist attractions! 

(4 hours approx 32 km)

  • Accommodation 4 * Vestlia Resort – Geilo
  • MEALS All meals included

After breakfast we will transfer to Oslo airport for our flight home.

  • Accommodation
  • MEALS Breakfast included

Vestlia Resort– Geilo 

Our base for the week is the Vestlia Resort in the lovely resort of Geilo. Found next to Hardangervidda mountain plateau. It is the perfect starting point to explore the natural surroundings for our adventure holiday.

Facilities Include

Hotel facilities include a bar, a bakery, restaurant and spa (payable locally), gym and swimming pool.

Rooms Include

All the rooms have TV, bathroom with shower or bath and hair dryer.

TIME DIFFERENCE

GMT + 1 hours

APPROX. FLIGHT TIME

2 hours

TEMPERATURE

Average Daily Maximum:
Oslo Jul 21°C
Bergen Jul 18°C

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What's included:

  • Return Flights & Transfers
  • Airport Taxes & Charges
  • Single Room with private facilities
  • Welcome Drink & Information Meeting
  • 1 half day guided hike
  • White water rafting
  • Glacier hike
  • 1 Cycling day Hallingskeid to Flåm (approx 4 hours)
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader and local guide
  • Breakfast and dinner daily plus packed lunches included on activity days

What's extra:

  • Insurance see here

Please Note:

  • You must be fit and able to participate in this holiday, as activities involve hiking, cycling, white water rafting and glacier walking.

Useful Information

Transfer Time

The transfer time from Oslo Airport to the Vestlia Resort– Geilo is approximately 3 hours 40 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.

Included Programme

Listed below are the activities included in your programme:

  • Half day warm-up hike to Urundberget
  • White Water Rafting Day in Dagali
  • Glacier hike to Hardangerjøkulen
  • Rallarvegen to Flåm
  • Flam Railway ride

What to Wear/Equipment

  • Jumper/fleece for evenings
  • Waterproof Hiking shoes or comfortable shoes to cycle in
  • Swimming gear
  • Sunhat/cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunlotion
  • Umbrella/waterproof jacket
  • Windproof/waterproof clothes
  • Gloves or mitts
  • Warm Hat
  • Woolen/thermal underwear
  • Swimming Towel
  • We recommend you to have shoes that goes over the ankle for the Glacier walk activity

More to Explore

Optional tours may be available to you depending on the time of year and numbers interested. All tours can be paid for in local currency but in cash only. The exact amount will be given at your Information Meeting. Your Tour Leader will help arrange these for you but may not necessarily accompany you.

Currency

Norwegian krone

Gratuities

We suggest a Group Collection to cover transfer drivers, and hotel staff of €25.00 per person. Your Tour Leader will collect this on your behalf and distribute it accordingly, thus relieving you of the burden of who, when and how much to tip. The tipping of housekeeping will be left to your individual discretion (a small amount left in your room on departure should cover this and would be much appreciated). As is customary, ‘the hat’ will be passed around for the driver and guide on all optional excursions. For any meals that are not included in your itinerary, or taxi fares, your Tour Leader can advise of an appropriate add on.

Temperature (Average Daily Maximum ºC)

July 17ºC, Sep 10ºC

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Depart Return Nights Age Group Price From COMMENTS  

What's included:

  • Return Flights & Transfers
  • Airport Taxes & Charges
  • Single Room with private facilities
  • Welcome Drink & Information Meeting
  • 1 half day guided hike
  • White water rafting
  • Glacier hike
  • 1 Cycling day Hallingskeid to Flåm (approx 4 hours)
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader and local guide
  • Breakfast and dinner daily plus packed lunches included on activity days

What's extra:

  • Insurance see here

Please Note:

  • You must be fit and able to participate in this holiday, as activities involve hiking, cycling, white water rafting and glacier walking.

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