Bike Tour: Self Guided Tour (6 days) of the Oslo Fjord
This Self- Guided bicycle tour will take you around the fjord leading up to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Discover the hidden charm of the harbour villages along the fjord, while bicycling on small, low traffic roads. Itinerant circuit with overnight stays in centrally located hotels. And yes, you should bring your swimming gear. The Self-Guided trip includes 6 nights with breakfast in centrally located hotels (3/4*), 2 dinners, luggage transportation, bicycle, route descriptions and maps, GPX files, boat Sandefjord - Strömstad - Fredrikstad, bus or boat Drøbak - Oslo, and a hotline service. ROUTE PROFILE Level of difficulty: 2 out of 3 Route profile: This tour has been rated category 2 because of some uphills and a relatively curvy landscape on some stretches. The daily legs are between 17 and 55 km. We advice you not to choose this tour unless you are used to cycling. DEPARTURES Every Monday from the 4th of June until the 10th of September PRICES: Category A: NOK 9650 Includes three 3 -star & three 4-star double room Category B: NOK 8350 Includes six 3-star double rooms Add-Ons Electrical bicycle upgrade: NOK 850 per bike Extra nights: See "Hotels/meals" Included in the price: 6 nights with breakfast (buffet) in centrally located 3-4 stars hotels 2 dinners Route descriptions and maps ("Bikeline" style, available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Norwegian) Luggage transportation GPX files Hotline service Boat Sandefjord-Strömstad and Strömstad-Fredrikstad Boat or bus Drøbak - Oslo Bicycle (Vélo de Ville, 24 speeds Shimano with mudguard and carrier) HOTELS/ MEALS Our hotels Three 3 - Star hotels and three 4 - star hotels (Sandefjord, Son and Oslo - some with SPA possibilites) . The rooms all have en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. In the unlikely event of changes you will receive un updated hotel list when arriving at your first hotel. Meals A rich breakfast buffet is included every morning. 2 dinners are also included (no beverage). Extra nights If you wish to book extra nights in Drammen or Oslo before or after the tour, please make a comment about this under the field "Comments to the hotel" in the booking form. Prices per person per night with breakfast included: Oslo - prices on request THE BICYCLE RENTAL Information for those to prefer to rent a bike rther than bring their own perosonal bike. Standard Bike: Vélo de Ville 24 speed aluminium hybrid bike with two hand breaks and mud guard OR Electric Bike: Vélo de Ville Comfort woman with 7 speed Nexus and Ansmann engine Bikes Include: Handle bar bag with map holder 1 pannier to be attached to the carrier Bottle holder Repair kit (1 kit per reservation) and pomp Lock Broad, comfortable seat Mileage counter Not included: Helmet Click pedals. Bring your own, if you wish, and the equipment to attach them Gel saddle for the seat. If you wish to bring your own, remember to pick the biggest size available. INFORMATIONAL MATERIAL INCLUDED Sent by email upon booking: Information sheet Hotel list To be picked up at the first hotel: Map book Route descriptions Luggage tags for the luggage transportation Updated hotel list Voucher for the Sagasund ferry Booking number for the Fjordline ferry Boat and bus time tables Drøbak - Oslo Ticket for boat/bus Drøbak-Oslo Brochures of the area around the Oslo Fjord Travelogue from the Oslo Fjord GPX files on request before departure. You must bring your own device. Please note when booking: If you are not firmly decided to book yet, please call us or send us an email instead of using the online booking system. Once we receive a booking request we have to contact the hotels to check their availability on the requested dates. Do not book your flight until you've received an email confirmation from us. This may take from a couple of hours to 3- 4 labour days.