This tour will be operated in English only. The bus will take you from the pier to Westeras where your hike will start. Through beautiful nature on a good path you will walk to the Storseter Waterfall cascading down the mountain side. See the view from behind the waterfall. You will continue to Westeras Mountain Farm. Here you will be served coffee and fresh homemade waffles. After the break, Westeras Viewpoint is the next interesting stop. here you will admire the magnificent Geirangerfjord. Transfer back to ship. Note: Guests must be able to walk 5 miles over dirt paths and inclined terrain. Hiking shoes and appropriate clothing are recommended.
This tour will be operated in English only.
The tour starts from the village of Geiranger. The small village of Geiranger, with only a few hundred inhabitants is one of Norway's most famous tourist resorts.You are set ashore by tender.
The first part of your tour will be by coach, passing the octagonal wooden church of Geiranger and the biggest hotel in Geiranger, the Union Hotel. After approximately 10 minutes drive you will leave the coach and start the hike.
The first part of hike is a 15 minutes easy walk on country roads to Westeras cafe. The cafe is in one of the old buildings on Westeras farm, and has a beautiful view of the Geirangerfjord.
From the cafe there is a 30 minutes hike to the Storseterfossen waterfall. Parts of this hike are in fairly steep terrain and good footwear is necessary. At Storseterfossen you will be able to walk behind the waterfall!
Continue to Westerasfjellet Mountain where there will be a spectacular view of the village of Geiranger some 250 meters below. Returning to Westeras cafe you will enjoy coffee or tea and Norwegian waffles served with strawberry jam and sour cream. Walk back to Hole situated on the main road, where the coach will be waiting to bring you back to Geiranger.
Note: Guests must be able to walk 5 miles over dirt paths and inclined terrain. Hiking shoes and appropriate clothing are recommended.