LOFOTEN ADVENTURE WEEK

 

Best time to travel

May - September

Trip type

Private

Best for

Multi-Adventure

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The stunning nature on the Lofoten archipelago

  • hiking, biking, SUP and RIB sea eagle safari

  • Power over the crystal-clear North Atlantic water on a jetski

  • Learn some basic fishing skills and taste some excellent seafood

 

The Lofoten combine stunning coastal and mountaineous scenery with superb hospitality and modern comfort. Our Lofoten Adventure Week offers you seven days full of fun activity including hiking, mountain-biking or SUP. We will show you the best of the area and to enjoy the warm and amiable welcome of your hosts.

 

TOUR DETAILS

DAY 1 - WELCOME TO STAMSUND (D)

Transfer from the airport to your apartment in Stamsund overlooking the pier and the beautiful rugged bay. Dinner and overnight in Stamsund.

DAY 2 - FESTVAGTIND - HENNINGSVAER (B)

You will tackle the 530m peak of Festvagtind today, one of Lofotens most stunning hikes that rises directly from the sea on the Southern coast. The ascent along the way will be gradual while the path wraps itself around the mountain. Your efforts will be rewarded with beautiful views to the South over Henningsvær, a small town that is spread over several small islands (medium, ↑ 530m, 2,9km, 3 hrs). Spend some time to explore the picturesque fishing village of Henningsvær before returning to Stamsund to embark on a RIB boat sea eagle safari. Dinner and overnight in Stamsund,

DAY 3 - STAND-UP PADDLE - RIB SEA EAGLE SAFARI (B)

In the morning you will get to enjoy the calm waters around the Lofoten on a stand-up paddle session. Once finding the right technique, this is a great and relaxed way to enjoy the refreshing waters around the archipelago and the breath-taking coastal scenery with the high and steep mountains. In the afternoon you will take to the waters to join our fantastic RIB Sea Eagle Safari. You will dash through the cold waters and be taken to the best places to spot some sea eagles in the Lofoten fjords. Dinner and overnight in Stamsund.

DAY 4 - CYCLING ADVENTURE VESTVAGOY (B)

Today, you will head off to tackle some of the Lofoten peaks by bike! You will find a few challenging treks around the Leknes area, for example take on the peak of Justadtinden. with 700m the highest summit of Eastern Vestvagoy. This is a beautiful trail offering 360 degrees views over the Western Lofoten and the scenic Norwegian shoreline. Alternatively, you can opt for one of the easier, but not less scenic routes along the Northern or Western shores of Vestvagoy and around Leknes. Dinner and overnight in Stamsund.

DAY 5 - REINEBRINGEN - REINE (B)

You will climb one of Lofotens most popular peaks – Reinebringen, overlooking the beautiful town of Reine. The ascent is short, but steep, so this trail requires a good level of fitness (demanding, ↑ 420m, 1,5km, 3 hrs). Visit the small fishing village of Reine in the afternoon, beautifully nestled between the majestic Lofoten peaks and the Arctic Ocean. Explore the town and relax in one of the local cafés and restaurants. Dinner and overnight in Stamsund.

DAY 6 - JET-SKI ADVENTURE (B)

Take to the waters once again and venture on a jet-skiing trip to take in the best views of the Lofoten Wall by sea. “Lofotveggen”, a range of steep volcanic and granitic mountain peaks, rises steeply from the sea at Vestfjorden, appearing to be a straight line. The afternoon is free to relax around Stamsund and enjoy your last afternoon in the picturesque panorama.
Dinner and overnight in Stamsund.

DAY 7 - DEPARTURE (B)

Transfer to the airport and departure.

OUR SERVICE FOR YOU

The itinerary is flexible and we have plenty of adventure in store, so should you wish to make minor changes to the suggested itinerary or extend your stay, we will be happy to help you plan.

 
 

SERVICES INCLUDED

ACCOMMODATION

Good middle-class hotels and guesthouses

TRANSPORT

Private transfers and small group tours

MEALS

Breakfasts (B), Lunches (L) and Dinners (D) as outlined

EXPERIENCES

Activities, tours & visits as outlined

GUIDE

Qualified, English speaking guide on all tours, activities and experiences

SERVICE

Expert travel planning, trip preparation and on tour support

FORMAL

Taxes and insurances for the activities