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NorwayWinter adventure on Lofoten Islands

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Welcome to Lofoten, an archipelago in Norway known for its dramatic scenery! The four connected islands offer an unspoiled paradise for adventure seekers and nature lovers! This 8 day, self-drive adventure road trip combines a variety of off the beaten path activities and unique accommodations. Experience sea kayaking, vibrant wildlife, great hiking and joint the hunt for the mesmerizing Northern ...

Welcome to Lofoten, an archipelago in Norway known for its dramatic scenery! The four connected islands offer an unspoiled paradise for adventure seekers and nature lovers! This 8 day, self-drive adventure road trip combines a variety of off the beaten path activities and unique accommodations. Experience sea kayaking, vibrant wildlife, great hiking and joint the hunt for the mesmerizing Northern Lights! Along the way, you'll make great new friends and meet very accommodating hosts while staying in fisherman huts and goat farms famous for cheese and beer production!

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Trip highlights
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Learning activities
    Learning activities
  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Sailing activities
    Sailing activities

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Day 1: Arrival in Svolvær

The hunt for Northern Lights begins...

Welcome to Svolvær, the town on Lofoten Island, home of just 5000 Inhabitants

You will be picked up at the airport and transfer to your fisherman hut accommodation

• In the evening, join the Northern Lights hunt. If weather is clear, you should have a good chance for great views!

• Return to Svolvær for overnight


Day 2: Sea kayaking excursion

• Get ready for an exciting day of winter kayaking!

• Paddle among small islands, bays and beaches, enjoying the silence, only interrupted by the sound of nature and your paddling oars

Observe abundant wildlife including the largest seabird in Europe, the white-tailed sea eagle

Bring a light lunch. The location demands a picnic

Return to Svolvær

Visited:
Lofoten

Day 3: Your road trip begins!

Transfer to the rental car pick up location and grab your wheels!

Hit the road! We recommend a drive via beautiful Gimsøya. Along the way you will see beautiful beaches, grazing horses and unspoiled nature

• Stop at Lofotr Viking Museum and get some viking knowledge

• Arrive at your accommodation, a working goat farm, known for production of cheese & beer

• Your hosts are a really interesting couple with endless captivating stories to tell!

Visited:
Gimsøya, Bøstad

Day 4: Unstad beach

• Enjoy a tasty local breakfast served at the farm in their café

• Today is your day to head out and explore the area!

Visit the famous Unstad beach. The community is well worth exploring, and the setting is simply stunning!

• You will spend the night at the farm

Visited:

Day 5: Scenic Road to Reine & Å

• Today, you have a stunning drive ahead of you! and as you head south the scenery gets more and more beautiful

Stop for lunch in Reine, or simply stroll the cozy streets

Arrive in Å. Yes, Å. The last letter in the Norwegian alphabet and a small fishing village

Visited:
Lofoten

Day 6: A day at leisure

• Spend the day at your own pace

• Perhaps, visit the Lofoten Stockfish Museum and the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

• There are also great hiking trails in the area!

• Otherwise, sit and relax by your cabin and in the evening gaze towards the Northern Lights...

Visited:
Lofoten

Day 7: The scenic road to Henningsvær

• After breakfast, head North

• On the way, visit Nusfjord

• Stop for the night in Henningsvær, the most active fishing village in Lofoten

Overnight at a hotel on the pier. Tonight, a short walk will bring you to the center to enjoy a lovely dinner

Visited:
Henningsvær

Day 8: Departure day

Drive to the airport at Svolvær

Return the rental car at the airport and check in for departure

Safe travels!

Visited:
Lofoten

LofotenSvolværGimsøyaBøstadHenningsvær

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
All year round $1,830

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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