City Center and Aker River with waterfalls

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (advanced), Norwegian (fluent)

Main street combined with nature walk

On this tour we will start to walk on Oslo's main street Karl Johan, and take a closer look at many of the signature buildings in Oslo's city center. We will see the Royal Palace, the University, the National Theatre, the Parliament and Oslo Cathedral, before we head towards the Aker river and the Fairytale bridge.

We will have a lovely walking tour along the river on a wide path free of cars, so we can listen to the birds songs and the slow flowing river. We will see beautiful parks and bridges. Old factory buildings from mid-1800s are well preserved and transformed into new industry as restaurants, art galleries, schools, offices and a food hall.
I will tell you the importance of this river for the people in Oslo, all the way back to the Medieval.

We will stop for a coffee break by the food hall before we continue to see the cascading waterfalls.

Back to the city center, we jump on a tram.


Pleace see the tour descriptions. This is a tour were you will have the lively main street of Oslo and the peaceful river walk up to the waterfalls in the same package. Remember suitable shoes, and of course to bring your camera!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you where it best suits you in the city center, or by the cruise pier.

End location: City center or meeting location.

Duration: 4 hours


This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

4 hours guided tour by me, you local Oslo guide, city center and the river.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

34 NOK p.p. - Ticket for the tram NOK 34 for adults, NOK 17 for seniors and children.

What’s Extra

Tickets for the tram NOK 34 for adults, NOK 17 for seniors and children, and any beverage and food you might want to buy.


In Norway you need a professional driver license to drive guests against payment. My tours are either by public transportation, walking, or we need to hire a car with driver. It is also possible to use taxi. That must be paid on the spot.

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