The Royal Fjord Route - Hjørundfjord & Geirangerfjord | Ålesund Bus Tours

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Ålesund, Norway
Duration:
10,5 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English
Available:
Apr. - Aug.
Minimum age:
ears old

Come on an exciting bus expedition along “The Royal Fjord Route” in Norway. Your fjord adventure will take you from Ålesund to Geiranger. You will have a superb opportunity to visit two of Norway’s most popular fjords - Hjørundfjord and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Geirangerfjord. In the past centuries, Hjørundfjord and Geirangerfjord were popular attractions for kings and queens, this is an opportunity to enjoy the royal route up close and personal. As you explore The Royal Fjord Route, you will also have the chance to enjoy extraordinary vistas of majestic mountains, calming waterfalls and a spectacular countryside. This is a perfect tour for anyone who loves sightseeing.

Your 11-hour fjord expedition will start at the Ålesund high-speed ferry/cruise port (by bus terminal). You will meet your guides and prepare for departure. You will sail by boat from Ålesund through the outstanding Hjørundfjord then towards Øye. Hjørundfjord offers fabulous views of the sea and the imposing mountains. This is a perfect photo-taking spot, so please carry your camera with you.

After your ferry docks, you will continue on the fjord route by bus through the intriguing Norangsdalen. The Lyngstøylvatnet lake is a popular attraction in Norangsdalen. There will be a short photo stopover so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery. The Lyngstøylvatnet lake was formed by a rock fall from Keipen in 1908. It is possible to see the remains of the old road, farmhouse foundations and the gateway beneath the clear lake waters.

Afterwards, your trip will proceed to Hellesylt where you will board a ferry and cruise through the Geirangerfjord. Steep mountains, pleasant mountain farms and stunning waterfalls define the magnificent Geirangerfjord. You will experience all these wonderful sights first-hand as you sail gently through the fjord.

After the cruise through Geirangerfjord, you will have some personal time to take leisure walks through Geiranger and visit the local landmarks. Your bus tour will continue via the Eagle Road. The Eagle Road is a hairpin road up the steep valley sides of the Geirangerfjord and offers an incredible view of Geiranger. 

Your journey concludes as you travel back to Ålesund via Eisdal and Sjøholt this return trip allows you to experience even more beautiful sights of nature. Check for availability and book your spot and join us on this tour of the Royal Fjord Route today!

 

Activities

Sightseeing
Boat Trip
Photo tour

Attractions

Ålesund
Geirangerfjord

What to bring

Camera

Good to know

Note! When you arrive at the boat in Ålesund and the ferry harbour at Hellesylt, please approach the ferry personel to show them you already have tickets. You do not have to wait in line together with travelers who are buying their tickets on site.

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