Be Nature Drift AS PRIVATE CIDER FARM ROUTE

PRIVATE CIDER FARM ROUTE

Ulvik is probably most famous for its fruit and cider farms.The Hardanger Fjord area is known as the fruit orchard of Norway. Nowhere on the world is it possible to grow fruit on this latitude (about 60 degrees north). The mild climate in the Hardanger region, the protective geography from the elements and the long summer days add up to an ideal location for fruit farming.  We take you along the cider route and stop by these family run cider farms where you can experience the pride and legacy, which the owners have put in their products for generations. Every cider farm has its unique specialty and approach to processing fruit and food. And we might just have a tasting sample on the way. Details This activity is a guided walk along the cider route, where you become familiar with the cider farms and their productions. Included Guide + various tastes of cider and apple juice. Difficulty and Safety This tour is intended for all age groups. No special requirements are expected. Young children from age 5 can participate, if accompanied by parents. Clothing & Equipment Good walking shoes or boots. A warm jacket or sweater suitable for colder and/or rainy weather.

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Be Nature Drift AS PRIVATE FJORD BOAT EXCURSION HALF DAY

PRIVATE FJORD BOAT EXCURSION HALF DAY

You haven’t been in Norway when you haven’t seen it from the fjord side! Not that long ago the fjords where the highways of Norway. By motorboat we will take you back in time on this guided sightseeing tour. During the excursion we make a stop at the old ‘fjord butikk’ (shop) and pay a visit to ‘Hjeltnes gartnerskule’, the oldest agricultural school in Norway.  The view is incredible and along the trip you will see some typical “Fjord farms” which hold a high historical, cultural and traditional value. The trip will trigger your imagination of how life was in this part of Norway, until about 50 years ago. Details - Signing of waiver is required Included - Experienced guide. Motorboat. Safety vests. Difficulty and Safety - All ages. No special requirements or experience are expected. - Young children from age 5 may participate, if accompanied by parents. - Participation is your own responsibility Clothing & Equipment - Recommended to wear warm wind/rainproof clothes and boots.

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Be Nature Drift AS PRIVATE GUIDED KAYAK ULVIK

PRIVATE GUIDED KAYAK ULVIK

Recreational and educational private kayak trip on the fjord of Ulvik with an experienced instructor and guide. Not only will you enjoy the fun and sportive kayaking experience, but you will also get to learn some basic skills for surviving in nature, and learn about the fascinating local culture and history. After the initial instruction, we will paddle to an island on the fjord, where you will learn to make fire, identify edible plants and, if weather conditions permit, help set up a makeshift shelter. Then we paddle to a peninsula where we go ashore. You will learn how people lived and survived in the old days and how they used nature. Our guide will talk about local traditions, and, tell some amazing stories about historical events that took place in this little paradise. Included - Experienced guide * Kayak rental * paddles * safety jacket *  Difficulty level & safety - All age groups. No special requirements or experience are expected. Young children from age 5 may participate, if accompanied by parents. Participation is at your own responsibility. - signing a waiver is mandatory. Clothes & equipment - Clothing appropriate for the weather - For the excursions ashore, sneakers or light hiking boots - Shoes, spare clothing, cameras and other belongings can be stored in dry bags during the trip

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Be Nature Drift AS PRIVATE OSA FJELLE & TUNNEL TUR

PRIVATE OSA FJELLE & TUNNEL TUR

Excursion with a guide to the roughest part of Hardangervidda. Spectacular journey through Austdalen, with breath-taking views and waterfalls to “Langevatn” a reservoir lake at alt. 1,200m, with a view on Hardanger Jøkulen, a large glacier. The guide tells the fascinating history of 100 years of "energy" in Osa. On the way back down, we visit the breathtaking waterfall “Roykafossen. Then we go to the historic, 100y old "Kafeen" for a pancake lunch. After lunch the tour continues to the tunnels of Osa. A historical view on the epic plan to turn Osa into a city for 6,000 people, develop a railway and metal industry. A telling of the extraordinary story of Fossekompani, who, in 1912, started the construction of a hydroelectric power plant. In the roughest area of Hardangervidda, under harsh conditions, many kilometers of tunnels were constructed, including a vertical shaft of nearly 1 km inside the mountain. After bankruptcy in 1923, the project was halted, and then resumed during WW II under German occupation, but abandoned again within 2 years. Ultimately, none of the many projects were completed. Experience the extraordinary story of likely the largest industrial archaeological site in Norway. Food & drinks Lunch: Pancakes with homemade marmalades (dandelion, pine tree…) + coffee/tea Included Guide * transport with our own bus from Ulvik-Osa and back * Road tax * helmet Difficulty level & safety This tour is intended for all age groups. No special requirements are expected. Young children from age 5 can participate, if accompanied by parents. What to wear Shoes or boots suitable for shallow pools A warm jacket or sweater (temperature in the tunnels about 7 ° C year-round) Note: in Hardangervidda, the temperature is always about 10°C colder than Fjord-level.

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Be Nature Drift AS PRIVATE SNOW SHOE HIKE

PRIVATE SNOW SHOE HIKE

A guide will take you through a winter wonderland in Ulvik or Osa. Depending on the snow quality and the time of the year we decide which route to follow. Along the way we will always come across stunning viewpoints and interesting sights. Snow-shoe-walking requires some physical effort but is a rewarding and extraordinary experience. During the hike, the guide will teach some winter survival tips and tricks, and surprise you with a hot drink, made on a small open fire. The fire… you will have to make and you are not allowed to use matches or lighters. A mini workshop making fire is included in this trip. Included - Experienced guide. - Transport from B-Active to start point Hike and return - Rental of snow shoes (walking sticks optional). - Use of fire steels - Hot drink and snack Difficulty and Safety - Intermediate. This activity requires some physical effort. - This tour is intended for all age groups. Young children may participate, if accompanied by parents. Clothing & Equipment - Recommended to wear wind/rainproof/warm clothing and sturdy boots suitable for deep snow and shallow pools.