Oslo in 24 hours: Walking, Hiking, learn about Viking (Vettakollen tour)

General good health necessary. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Generell god helse er nødvendig. Tursko eller lignende trengs.
Reasonable standard of fitness required. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Generelt god fysisk form nødvendig. Tursko eller lignende kreves.
Some hiking experience required. Backpack with food and water, hiking shoes or similar required.
Middels trente turgåere med god fysisk form nødvendig. Gode turklær og tursko kreves.
General hiking experience required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required.
Generell turopplevelse påkrevd. Ryggsekk med mat, vann og tursko kreves.
Above average hiking experience required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required.
Over gjennomsnittet turopplevelse kreves. Ryggsekk med mat, vann og tursko kreves.
Level of difficulty
Duration / Length
Varighet / Lengde

Join our Ultimate Oslo Tour! First, you will discover the heart of Oslo on a city walk with a licensed guide. You will see the important city landmarks and learn the city´s culture and history. We will then take you on a nature hike where you will experience some of the best views of the Oslo fjord and enjoy Norwegian nature!

This tour combines both the vibrant city and beautiful nature and you get to explore it with your very own expert guide.

P.S: A 24- hour ticket for the public transportation is included in the price.

Day 1: Discover Oslo with your own licensed guide

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel at 14:00 or any other place in the city centre that is convenient for you. The walk takes you through some of the city center of Oslo, passing by several must-sees. Depending on where you start your tour these attractions can be the Opera house, Akershus Fortress, Oslo's main street Karl Johan or the city hall. Your authorized Oslo Guide will enlighten you with several in-depth facts about the many highlights you'll encounter on your way around Oslo, show you people and culture the Oslo way.

Depending on where you start your tour a stop at the Vigeland sculpture park and the Viking ship museum can also be included. The largest sculpure park in the world by a single artist contains more than 200 sculptures and is one of Norways can’t miss places. It is the life work of Gustav Vigeland whose sculptures represent the human condition illustrating the complexities of relationships and the journey from the cradle to the grave.

The Viking ship museum offers an experience out of the ordinary. Here you can discover the best preserved Viking Ships in the world and exquisitely carved objects from the Viking age. The museum contains three original Viking ships that are more than 1000 years old and your expert guide will tell you more about their way of life. At around 18:00 you will end your tour next to the train station where your hiking guide will pick you up the next day.

P.S.: Before saying good buy to your guide be sure to ask about insider tips on how to explore Oslo’s nightlife in the evening! Did you know that one of the worlds best bars is located in downtown Oslo?

Day 2.  Hike to to the Vettakollen mountain to see the spectacular view of the Oslo fjord.

Our trip starts outside the Oslo Visitor Centre, at the train station Jernbanetorget at 9:00. We will take one of the most breathtaking metro train rides, with it's stunning views, to the Frognerseteren station.

The Frognerseteren station offers magnificent views of the coastline, and from here we will slowly hike down King Olav’s trail and over the picturesque Fuglemyrene. The hike will take us through a lush green forest where you can breath the fresh air and listen to the sounds of nature.
Our path will lead us to Vettakollen peak, which  is one of the most favourite spots among the locals. The panorama from here is absolutely breathtaking, especially on a clear day. You will see large parts of Oslo city, the Oslo fjord, and its dramatic coastline with many small islands.
After enjoying the views, we will stroll down to the metro station and finish our trip at Jernbanetorget, where we started, at 13:00.

What is included in the tour price?

  • An English-speaking guide
  • 24-Hours ticket for public transportation
  • A bottle of water on every tour
  • Two interesting tours with the local guides
  • The entrance ticket to the Viking Ship Museum

Travelling is all about sharing experiences, so why not go on hike together with friends or family, and book one of our tours as a larger group? We will be delighted to offer you a group discount:

  • Small groups of 5-10 can save 5% per person
  • Groups of 10+ can save 10% per person
  • Group discounts will be applied against the base price of the tour
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Additional information


Hiking schedule

Please check the Calendar above. We recommend all participants to arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

Vennligst sjekk kalenderen over. Vi anbefaler alle deltakere å ankomme 10 minutter før turen starter.

Trip length and distance
Turlengde og distanse

This is a special offer including two walking tours and 24-hour public transportation ticket.

Payment options
You can pay with VISA/credit card in advance or with PayPal.
Children information
Informasjon om barn
Minimum age for children: 9 years.
Required experience
Nødvendig erfaring
Reasonable standard of fitness required. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Stroller and wheelchair friendly


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First Aid Kit

All Oslo Hiking guides bring first aid kit on all tours.
All the guides have done first aid training.
Two of our guides, Trygve and Jon, are educated and work as nurses.
The CEO of Oslo Hiking AS leads First Aid Course for Red Cross volunteers.