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Panoramic Hikes for Women

Lofoten Islands, Norway

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Join us to hike under the midnight sun and through the spectacular environment of Norway’s Lofoten Islands.

No wider than 12 kilometers, the Lofoten Islands form an archipelago that stretches for a 150 kilometers inside the Arctic Circle. With peaks as high as 1100 metres the landscape is as rugged as it is beautiful.

With a reputation for contemporary art and culture, wildlife and pristine waters as well as opportunities for rock climbing, cycling and surfing, the Lofoten Islands are a must visit location for those interested in outdoor and cultural activities. It is a popular destination for hikers from Norway and around the world.

Our program "Exploring the Lofoten Islands: Panoramic Hikes for Women" will take you through this stunning part of the world. You stay in traditional, comfortable, well-equipped Norwegian huts on camping sites with views of spectacular fjords and beautiful beaches.

The Norwegians are renowned for their challenging hiking trails and the daily hikes we have selected are no exception. These trails will give you opportunities to experience hiking through stunning geography and to see the islands from marvelous perspectives.

Arrival location:

Bödo, Norway

Departure Location:

Evenes/Narvik/Harstad - Norway

Included in your experience:

– 10 nights (2 nights in hotel, 8 nights in cabin)

– breakfast (Day 2, 11), picknick goat farm

– professional German & English-speaking tour guide

– ferry from Bodö to Moskenes

– transfers at Bodö & Harstad

– rain suit and hiking poles

– activities as listed in the program

Airport transfers, English Speaking Guide, Internet, Hiking poles can be lend out. Please inform us in advance if you like to lend hiking poles from us.

Not included in your experience:

Exploring the Lofoten Islands: Panoramic Hikes for Women does not include flights to and from Bodo, Harstad/Narvik or Evenes but does include transfers to and from airports/railway station.

Meals are not included in the trip fee. Each participant contributes an additional 130 SEK per day (9x). This is paid in cash to the tour guide who purchases food for all meals.

Each day begins with self-catered breakfast in your cabin and you are responsible for making your lunch each day. A communal dinner, prepared by the tour leader, is held each evening.

Required Equipment:

What you should bring with:

- stable hiking boots – mid- or high-cut boots

- another pair of shoes which are more comfortable

- impermeable jacket

- long trouser

- warm sweater

- swimsuit, bathing shoes

- backpack for day tours

- headdress (protection against sun and wind)

- sun cream

- drinking bottle

- Tupperware or something similar for the lunch

What we provide:

- rain suit

- seat pad

- hiking poles - to be ordered in advance

Tips:

- currency in Norway is the Norwegian Crown (NOK)

- t´s possible to withdraw at a cashpoint

- for charging your mobile phone or camera you need a wall socket

type C (Europlugg) or F

    None Available for this package
  • Day1
    Arrive in Bodo, meet the group and the tour guide, dinner (not included), overnight in hotel.
    Overnight at Rica Hotel Bodö
  • Day2
    Ferry crossing from Bodö to Moskenes (3.5 hours), explore the Southern area and then drive to accommodation in on the Vestvagoya island.
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day3
    Hike to Holandsmälen with a beautiful view of the coast (3 hours).
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day4
    Hike from Krystad to Kvalvika Bay, past several lakes and up through a ravine to a sandy white beach where there’s time for a swim (3-5 hours).
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day5
    Hike from Ballstad, climbing 200 meters before descending to Ballstadheia Grena and returning to Ballstad around the coast (5 hours).
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day6
    Visit the Viking Museum at Borg and a goat farm Lofoten Gårdsysteri to sample their ecological products followed by an evening hike under the midnight sun along the coast from Eggum to Unstad (3 hours).
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day7
    Hike to Justatind with a beautiful view! (6-7 hours) One of the best panoramic views over the Lofoten Islands.
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day8
    Hike up the Gimsoy Mountain to panoramic views over the North Sea (3 hours).
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day9
    Hike on Glomtind with spectacular views from a rocky balcony and then via a short sharp ascent to a plateau where there is an opportunity for more experienced hikers to climb to the summit (3-4 hours). Visit to the Henningsvær area.
    Overnight at Statles Rorbusenter | Breakfast Included
  • Day10
    Drive to Harstad via a land connection of bridges and tunnels under fjords – a masterpiece of engineering and design (3 hours). Overnight near Harstad Narvik.
    Overnight at Tjelsundbrua Kro & Hotell | Breakfast Included
  • Day11
    Departure from Harstad/Narvik or Evernes. Please note that times are indicative and that the tour guide reserves the right to make changes to the program in response to weather conditions.
    Overnight at Tjelsundbrua Kro & Hotell
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