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Bike rental Bryggen

The most sustainable way to move around the city. New trekking, road and E-bikes. We have a Bergen Base Camp APP with information about routes. Bike rental at Bergen Base Camp at the Hanseatic wharf Bryggen. APP with information about different routes through the city and the routes for UCI 2017 Road World Championships.  New Scott bikes. Helmet and lock for the bike are included in the price.    

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Biking through Bergen's history

Self-guided 3-hours trip through Bergen. Our App will guide you to Bryggen (The Hanseatic Warf), St. Mary's Church., the Norwegian Fisheries Museum, Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Museum) and Fjellveien (mountain road) where you get a great view of the city. Tickets to the Norwegian Fisheries Museum and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Museum) are included. This tour is not very demanding. Most of the route is along bike trail and flat road. Be prepared to pass meeting cars. This is a self-guided trip, which means that you will be provided with an App, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the trail.  The tour is around 8,5 km long and takes approx. 3 hours.  Classification: green, easy      

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City bike and mountain hike

Self-guided day tour. Experience both summit and sea level of Bergen, with a biking tour through the city, combined with hiking on the highest city mountain, Mt Ulriken (643 metres). This trip takes you through the city of Bergen by bicycle, where you will experience the city at your own pace. You take the Ulriken cable car up to Mt. Ulriken (643 metres). At the top, you can enjoy the view of the city before you start the hike. This route offers exciting cultural history as well as beautiful and wild highland nature and scenic views. To the south, you might see the Folgefonna glacier and to the west the North Sea. You will walk to “Turnerhytten” on one path and return on a different route, where you also will pass several ruins of old cabins. At the top of the Mt. Ulriken (643 metres), you do a 3-hours hike. This is a self-guided tour, which means that you will be provided with an app, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the trail. Return to the city centre by Ulriken cable car and bike. The bike tour is around 16 km long and takes approx. 3 hours. Classification: green, easy The hike is around 4,5 km and takes approx. 2,5 hours to walk (+ half an hour lunch).  Classification: Blue, medium.  

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Classical Concert and Biking

Self-guided day trip to the famous composer Edvard Grieg's villa Troldhaugen. Here you can enjoy the daily, half-hour lunchtime concert in Troldsalen. In the concert hall, you can listen to Edvard Grieg’s music while enjoying the very scenery that once inspired him in his work.  This is a self-guided tour, which means that you will be provided with an app, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the route. This bike tour will take you to the traditional “upper class area” of Bergen. The tour starts at Bryggen and the route is going south of Bergen – first through the city centre. On the way, you will visit the local castle, Gamlehaugen, where the royal family stays when they visit Bergen. You cannot enter the castle. However, there is a great outdoor area where it is nice to go swimming on hot summer days.  The route continues along the road called “Paradisstranden” (Paradise Beach). We will also pass the house Wernerholm, where Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson wrote the national anthem of Norway. The goal of the tour is Troldhaugen, where you will stop for lunch and a concert.  The Troldsalen concert hall is situated right next to Grieg’s villa and is constructed particularly with chamber music in mind. In the concert hall, you can listen to Edvard Grieg’s music while enjoying the very scenery that once inspired him in his work. Through the large window that adorns the stage you can see the little cabin where many of Grieg’s pieces were composed. The tour includes the concert (duration 30 minutes), entrance to the exhibition and a guided tour through Edvard Grieg's villa, Troldhaugen. This is a unique opportunity to visit the composer Edvard Grieg’s beautiful villa, his charming little composer’s cabin and his monumental gravesite – all located in the lovely natural surroundings at Hop in Bergen. Returning to the city centre, you take a different route via Fantoft, where you can see Fantoft Stave Church. The tour is around 25 km and takes approx. 5 hours. ​Classification: green, easy. Bryggen-Gamlehaugen-Troldhaugen-Fantoft Stave Church-Bryggen  

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Guided Food and Culture Walk

Experience the city of Bergen with all your senses. This tour takes you through the history of Bergen and tastes of local food and it’s story. Learn about Bergen and the local food traditions and history from a local guide. Your guide speaks fluent English. Bergen is on UNESCO's creative city list for gourmet city. Local commodities and homemade products are in focus in our food tour. Your local guide will take you through the old part of the city and you will have 5 stops with tastes on your experience. ​One taste will be inside one of the unique old houses at Bryggen, which is on UNESCO's list of world heritage. Another taste is in a small restaurant, by locals – and used to be a public bath. The food served should be enough for a lunch, and the last stop will be at the oldest existing cellar in Norway with a special story accompanied by a beer. • Age: All ages. • Start time: at. 12:30 Every day from our office at Bryggen • Season: All year • Duration: 3 hours • Number of persons: Minimum 2 persons (January to May) • Cancellation: Cancellation with full refund up to 48 hours before the trip starts. Cancellation fee kr. 50.  

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New! The Last Viking (Escape Game)

BERGEN IS UNDER ATTACK! The English and Danish kings has the city surrounded. (Bjørgvind) You are a group of king Olav Kyrre's Scouts and have help him find a peaceful solution to end a devastating battle. Find princess Ingerid by solving the riddles she has laid out for you. Can you find her without being caught by the guards? The Last Viking is a location based game where you interact with you phones GPS to find locations, where given tasks and riddles being solved around the historic area of Bryggen in Bergen. Within 70min you need to solve all the riddles and find the secret location. Along the way soulve as many bonus tasks as possible. We will put your team score on our score board. Tasks appear on the screen and you need solve these before you continue. Time is running and is limited, the tasks give different score points so think strategic. Story: https://norwayinsight.com/en/story-last-viking This is a "Digital Outdoor Escape Game". Price: NOK 350,- per download Number of persons: Recommended 4 per team Location: Bryggen in Bergen Booking: Open  

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Panoramic Hike across Vidden

Self-guided day trip. The city mountain hike ‘Vidden’ from Mt. Ulriken to Mt. Fløyen offers exciting cultural history as well as beautiful and wild highland nature and scenic views of the city, fjord and mountains. Vidden is the highest of Bergen’s seven mountains and offers the best views of the area. After taking the bus from the city centre, you take the Ulriken cable car up to Mt. Ulriken (643 metres). At the top, you can enjoy the view of the city before you start the hike across Vidden. The hike to Mt. Fløyen (320 metres) takes around 4-6 hours. From there, you take the Fløibanen funicular down to the city centre. It is also a good hike to do at night, when you can walk as daylight breaks. It is also possible to do it outside the season (e.g. March, April or October), if the weather allows. Contact us by email if this is of interest. The hike is around 13 km and takes approx. 4-6 hours. Classification: blue, medium.

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Roundtrip on Mt Ulriken

Self-guided hiking round trip on Mt. Ulriken. Perfect hike for cruise tourists and others who would like a short alternative to Panoramic hike across Vidden. On this trip, you can enjoy the scenic views of the city, fjord and mountains as well as the cultural history of the area along the route. After taking the bus from the city centre, you take the Ulriken cable car up to Mt. Ulriken (643 metres). At the top, you can enjoy the view of the city before you start the hike. This route offers exciting cultural history as well as beautiful and wild highland nature and scenic views. To the south, you might see the Folgefonna glacier and to the west the North Sea. You will walk to “Turnerhytten” on one path and return on a different route, where you also will pass several ruins of old cabins. This is a self-guided hike, which means that you will be provided with an app, which guides you in the right direction and gives you information about the places you visit along the trail. Return to the city centre also by Ulriken cable car and bus. It is also possible to do it outside the season (e.g. March, April or October), if the weather allows. Contact us by email if this is of interest. The hike is around 4,5 km and takes approx. 2,5 hours to walk. Classification: Blue, medium.  

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Zipline on Mt. Ulriken

Experience Zipline on the highest city mountain in Bergen. This adventure takes place on Mt Ulriken. The Zipline offers scenic views and a adrenaline rush. It is not physically demanding, but rather mentally challenging and you get a great sense of achievement when you reach the end. The Zipline starts under the terrace in front of the restaurant on Mt Ulriken and glides 300 metres in the direction of Mt Fløyen. There are instructors at both ends to ensure you have a safe ‘flight’.      

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Fjord, Kayak and blue ice

Day tour to Rosendal. Fjord cruise, kayak on the lake Møsevatn in front of the glacier and blue ice trip on Folgefonna Glacier. The tour starts with a fjord cruise from Bergen to Rosendal. On the boat trip, you will be able to see the spectacular fjords Bjørnefjord and Hardangerfjord. You will also pass the archipelago outside Bergen. Rosendal is beautifully situated by the Hardanger Fjord and between the mountains Skålafjell, Melderskin and Malmangernuten. The kayak and glacier guides from Folgefonni Breførarlag will meet you by the boat and take you up in the mountain to the lake where the tour starts. You will paddle in stable double kayaks that fit well for beginners. There are also single kayaks available, if desired. The glacier trip at Folgefonna can be customized with demanding climbing for those who want that, or easier walking on the glacier, if you prefer that. The tour requires that you are above 15 years and have a normal level of fitness, but does not require any previous kayaking experience.  The kayak tour is around 5 km (3,1 miles) and the Glacier Hike 2-5 km (1,2-3,1 miles) Classification: blue, medium Practical information Exclusive experience Maximum 4 persons pr. guide Glacier front change during season and not always possible to do glacier hike. Status now, july 2019: Front is unstable, no glacier hike possible If glacier hike is not possible no refund,  you can join the Blue Ice Hike in Juklavass glacier for free on another day.

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Paddle the spectacular Nærøyfjord

This day trip will take you to the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage area in the spectacular Nærøyfjord. The Nærøyfjord, Gudvangen and the valley leading up to Stalheim has been a popular tourism destination for almost 150 years -­ not without a reason – the scenery is spectacular. The trip begins at 09:00 at our floating base in Voss from where transport to the fjord is included. Our trips usually return to Gudvangen by 5:00pm and back in Voss by 6.30pm (timings based on our standard schedule may alter on busier days). The drive from Voss to Gudvangen, our starting place at the Nærøyfjord, is very scenic. On our way we pass the Stalheim gorge before entering the Nærøyvalley leading down to Gudvangen at the mouth of the fjord. In Gudvangen our guide first go through the plans for the tour before we get you equipped with your personal paddle gear for the tour. Assistance with pre-trip packing and preparations are provided as necessary. All clients receive comprehensive personalized instruction and a Kayak Safety briefing before getting on the water. Our guide will ensure an unforgettable fun time for all the members of the groups they lead. If you have any luggage or belongings that you will not be needing to take with you on your trip let your guide know and they will be able to store it in our storage area.   Included Train from Bergen to Voss 07.57 Train from Voss to Bergen 19.37 Transfer  Lunch Kayaking in Nærøyfjord   If you have any trouble with the online booking. Contact post@bergenbasecamp.no

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