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Hiking Adventure in Lofoten

From $4016 Per Person

Escorted, 10 Days/9 Nights
July 1 & August 19, 2017

Head out on hiking adventure above the arctic circle. Trek through Lofoten, Norway's world-famous group of islands. Your guided daily hikes range from 2-8 kilometers per day. Stay in traditional fishermen's style rorbu in small, charming fishing villages. Experience the land of the midnight sun at its best. Don't forget your camera for this journey, you will not get many opportunities like this in your life!

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Travel Dates: TBA for 2018

Day 1:  Arrival in Oslo

Upon arrival in Oslo, take the airport bus into downtown Oslo and walk to your hotel. Relax and spend the afternoon and evening in this exciting capital city!
Accommodation in Oslo

Day 2: Oslo - Bodo

After a great breakfast, take the airport bus back to the Oslo airport. Flight from Oslo to Bodo. Independent transfer to your hotel in downtown Bodo. Dinner this evening meeting your guide and the rest of the group you will be with for the next 8 days.
Accommodation in Bodo

Day 3: Aa - A Hikers Paradise

Take an early ferry (around 6 am) from Bodø to Lofoten. After arriving Moskenes around noon, your group will drive a short distance to our destination. A is the westernmost fishing village in Lofoten, the surroundings here are spectacular! Here you also have the chance to visit Lofoten Stockfish museum, and the Fishing Village museum (museum not included). Lofoten is famous for stockfish and all around the islands you will see huge racks with drying fish. After having a look around the village,  take a short drive to Reine and hike the famous Reinebringen (448 meters). The hike is easy, and it takes 3-4 hours, it takes you to one of Norway’s most amazing views. After the hike,  have a nice dinner, and retire to your cozy rorbu fisherman's cabin. We have dinner together in the evening. 
Accommodation in Reine

Day 4:  Spectacular Fjord Landsape by boat and beach

Take the local boat/small ferry on the spectacular Kjerkfjord and walk across to Bunesstranda. The beach a Bunesstranda is one of the Norwegian Icons, and a truly remarkable place! For three hours trek close to Kjerkfjord, which is lined by spectacular, high, jagged mountains. This evening, return to Reine by boat. Dinner will be served in a traditional rorbu.
Accommodation in Reine

Day 5:  From Flakstad to Ballstad

Explore Lofoten further. We cross the island Flakstad and go on to Moskenes island to Fredvang (45 minutes’ drive). This day’s destination is the beautiful beach at Kvalvika and the mountain of Ryten (543 meters, 5 hours). Enjoy the beach (even if the water is cold) and the view from the mountain. The idyllic beach is surrounded by green plains and steep mountains and the view from the mountain is remarkable. Continue to Ballstad and stay in a rorbu by the sea. Ballstad is another beautiful, authentic fishing village.
Accommodation in Ballstad

Day 6:  Hiking Lofoten's west coast mountains

Drive to Utakleiv or Haukland two of the prettiest beaches in Lofoten and trek to the top of Himmeltinden (930 meters), the highest summit in this part of Lofoten. The trek takes around five hours; in good weather the views out to sea and across the far side of Lofoten are fantastic. Spend the night in a Ballstad, like the day before.
Accommodation in Ballstad

Day 7:  Coastal Walk from Unstad and Eggum

Travel east from Ballstad and drive to Unstad (45 minutes). If the weather is good, spend some time at the beach, make coffee and enjoy the surroundings before starting the coastal walk between Unstad and Eggum (2 hours one way, about 9 KM). This is one of the most famous walks in Lofoten. Unstad is a famous surfing beach, and in Eggum you see one of the most famous sculptures in Artscape Nordland – an art project with art spread out in the beautiful nature of Northern Norway. From there hike further on to Henningsvaer and have the afternoon to explore the village. Stay in cozy accommodation with an even more cozy cafe.
Accommodation in Henningsvaer

Day 8: Admiring Lofoten's most beautiful fishing village

Many people consider Henningsvaer to be Lofoten's prettiest fishing village.  Spend part of the day in the beautiful harbor before trekking to Festvagtinden (541 meters, 4-5 hours).  Don't forget your camera today! Once at the top, enjoy the panoramic views across Henningsvaer, the Vestfjord and the Steigen area on the other side of the fjord. Spend the night in a traditional rorbu in Henningsvaer, like the day before. Farewell dinner this evening for your last night together as a group. 
Accommodation in Henningsvaer

Day 9: Depart Lofoten - Oslo

Bus transfer to Svolvaer for your trip back to Oslo by air. Airport bus back into downtown Oslo. 
Accommodation in Oslo

Day 10: Depart Oslo

Airport bus back to Oslo Gardermoen for your flight(s) home. 

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Single supplement: On Request, please inquire

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