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Adventure Summer School Trip to Norway Norway

5 Days from £965pp

based on a group size of 36 students and 4 teachers (free places)

Are you ready for a summer adventure in Norway? Inspire your students to challenge themselves and develop self confidence by taking part in adrenalin pumping activities such as river rafting, high ropes and zip lining, not to mention once-in-a-life time experiences such as snowshoeing across Folgefonna National Park and visiting Tvindefossen waterfall. 

Summer is truly one of the best seasons for an adventure school trip to Norway. Think beautiful sunny hikes amongst the diverse landscape, lunch with a waterfall background and toasting marshmallows around a lake in the evenings. Visiting in summer also provides your students with the perfect opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and appreciate the tranquillity of the surroundings.

Your school trip group will stay at Voss Hostel, which is located by Lake Vansvatnet, close to both Voss town centre and the beautiful nature surrounding it. Voss is regarded as the "adventure capital of Norway" and is situated between Bergen and two of Norway's largest fjords, the Sognefjord and the Hardangerfjord, making it an excellent base for outdoor pursuits.

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What's included

  • Return flights from London Gatwick Airport
  • Hold luggage for all passengers
  • 5 nights' accommodation
  • Full board basis – breakfast, packed lunch and evening meals
  • Activities: Snoeshoeing in Folgefonna National Park, River Rafting, High Ropes, Zip Lining
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Tvindefossen Waterfall and arrive at Voss Hostel

Tvindefossen is a stunning 110m waterfall surrounded by lush greenery and towering cliffs.  There are several walking paths that allow you to experience its majesty up close. Don’t be afraid to get splashed as myths say that the water is a fountain of youth!

Head to your home for this trip – Voss Hostel – which lies by Lake Vangsvatnet, close to both Voss town centre and the beautiful nature surrounding it. Voss, regarded as the “adventure capital of Norway”, is located between Bergen and two of Norway’s largest fjords, the Sognefjord and the Hardangerfjord, making it an excellent base for thrilling outdoor pursuits.



River Rafting and High Ropes and Zip Lining

A guided rafting trip will get you within touching distance of Norway’s finest scenery. Your group will learn a new skill, be pushed out of your comfort zone and work together as a team to meander through wild and choppy waters as you face Grade I, II and III rapids.

Next, test your balance and bravery for heights as you climb from tree to tree through the scenic surroundings of the Stranda river. This 3-hour course will see your group tackle tightropes, hanging bridges, and various other elements on the way. What goes up most come down, and you can do so via an exhilarating ride on the seven different ziplines.  This adrenaline rush will give you a unique perspective of the surrounding landscape.



Full Day Hike and Lakeside Bonfire

Enjoy a full day in nature on a hike that can be either challenging, moderate or gentle – you decide! Your expert guide will provide personal insight into the area, pointing out scenery and native wildlife as you go. You may encounter picturesque waterfalls, serene lakes, panoramic vistas, and stunning mountain landscapes. Make sure you pack your camera! It’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and appreciate the tranquillity of the surroundings. The hike should take approximately 7 hours (with breaks included), but the sense of achievement will last a lifetime.

What better way to relax after a busy day than by toasting marshmallows on a bonfire overlooking Lake Vangsvatnet? This is a great opportunity for your group to share their highlights of the trip so far; what has amazed, inspired and surprised them over the last few days.



Glacier Walk in Folgefonna National Park

Today you will set off on an adventure alongside an experienced glacier guide. You will be provided with any necessary equipment, such as crampons, ice axes, helmets, and safety ropes, to help you navigate the icy terrain. Once prepared you will head out onto the glacier and face a mixture of calm, flat ice and more challenging crevasse areas. The walk can be adapted to the wishes and skills of the group. Your knowledgeable glacier guide will cover important topics throughout the walk, including details about local cultural history, climate and the glacier itself.




Having experienced the spectacular scenery that Voss has to offer during your trip, you now have free time to explore the vibrant town by foot. Explore the charming streets of Voss and browse through local shops, boutiques, and art galleries. Sample local cuisine at traditional restaurants and cafes, where you can try Norwegian specialties and regional delicacies. Visit the prominent Vangskyrkja, a stone church dating back to the 13th century, this historic church is an architectural gem and offers a glimpse into Norway’s medieval religious traditions. Alternatively, the Voss Folk Museum showcases traditional buildings, artifacts, and exhibits that provide insights into the region’s rural life and cultural heritage. There is a lot to keep you busy ahead of your flight home.

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Trip notes:

This trip to Norway is available in the summer months. This price is based on a group travelling in June 2024 with 36 students and 4 teachers (free places). If you want to add an extra teacher, you can do so by adding an additional £10 per student.

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