Discover the Arctic Circle - the Lofoten Islands Guided Tour

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Pick up from the Airport/Train station

Duration: 8 days  

Known as the paradise on earth, the Lofoten Islands are famous for their exceptional fisheries, natural attractions and small villages. The Lofoten Islands are scattered around the turbulent Norwegian Sea, revealing the beauty of nature. There are mountains, bottomless fjords, lively seabird gathering grounds. If you want to see the breathtaking nature and the Northern Lights, Lofoten Islands will be perfect! 

In this tour we will visit the archaeological viking village, Borg, where you can find the largest viking longhouse, 83 meters long. You will learn about the Viking Age, including archery and axe fighting. Furthermore, you will also try the traditional viking cuisine and experience the traditional viking boat sailing.

Due to the influence of the North Atlantic warm current, the climate in the Lofoten Islands is warmer than in other areas at the same latitude. From May to early July, there will be a spectacular midnight sun! You can also enjoy the stunning Northern Lights from August to mid-April!

What´s Included

  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your hotel/accommodation
  • Hotel pickup/drop off is available from most hotels/apartments in Lofoten or Narvik 
  • Guide in English (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
  • All the activities
  • 7 nights of 4-star hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Winter clothes (overall, boots and gloves) 

Additional information

  • At least 2 people are required for this tour to take place
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Please be ready, and wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time
  • Infant under 4 is complimentary
  • Product may be canceled or rescheduled if the group size is smaller than 2 persons paying full price

Itinerary

DAY 1
Lofoten, Svolvær
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Lofoten, Svolvær

As the first activity of the tour, we will embark on a speedy trip by boat right on a fjord. After spending the morning exploring this example of nature´s beauty, we will have cod fish for lunch. Then we will visit the astonishing city of Svolvær, and we will hike around this beautiful settlement on a set of islands, surrounded by glorious mountains. At night, we will go on the hunt for Northern Lights, as northern Norway is one of the best locations in the world for spotting the most incredible Northern lights. Finally, we will spend the night in the double room of a cozy four-star hotel. 

DAY 2
Lofoten: Ballstad
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Lofoten: Ballstad

We will begin this day with an unforgettable experience! We will travel to a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) 5 Star Dive Resort, and we will experience something absolutely new. arctic Fjord Diving Or Snorkeling! Later on, we will enjoy some of the traditional seafood for lunch, a local delicatessen. After a day of exercise under freezing waters, we will hunt Northern Lights.

At night, we will go to a comfortable and warm seaside chalet for a well-deserved rest.  

DAY 3
Lofoten: Ballstad
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Lofoten: Ballstad

Ballstad is a beautiful and vibrant town, and it does deserve 2 days to explore it! In our second day in this dreamy coastal village, we will try sea fishing. Whether we capture a fish or not, we will enjoy a seafood barbecue, and once we are full and rested, we will go on a Northern Lights hunt! Northern lights in northern Norway are known to be some of the most beautiful, and we want to maximize your chances of enjoying them!

In the night, we will return to the seaside chalet in order to spend the night. 

DAY 4
Å i Lofoten
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Å i Lofoten

Today we have a more sporty day ahead of us. We will travel to the nice and small island known as Å, where we will begin with climbing a nearby peak, and we will take part of an extremely beautiful safari, we will be spotting Sea Eagles! This wonderful experience will surely leave us hungry, so we will have a meal inspired by the local food. Later, we will hunt Northern Lights, before we head to a nice seaside chalet to spend the night. 

DAY 5
Lofoten: Bøstad
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Lofoten: Bøstad

Today, we will travel to a village called Bøstad, also in the north of Norway. It has a very interesting Viking Museum, where we will have the chance to learn many aspects of the viking life. The museum also offers a lot of interesting and fun activities that will allow you to feel like a true viking! As part of their viking life experience, they offer a traditional viking lunch and a traditional viking Boat trip.

For the night, we will sleep in a cozy seaside cabin.  

DAY 6
Lofoten: Andenes
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Lofoten: Andenes

Andenes is another lovely town in the north of Norway, it is the northernmost settlement of the island of Andøya. Here we will practice both snorkeling and Whale watching! We will spend the first part of the day spotting these majestic animals, and then we will enjoy a beef hamburger lunch.

As the last activity of the day, we will visit the Andenes Seaside Church, before we sleep in a nice four-star hotel (Twin room). 

DAY 7
Lofoten: Andenes
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Lofoten: Andenes

In one of our last days in the beautiful Lofoten islands. We will go on a scenery tour through Andenes, as well as hiking around the town. We will eat a delicious seafood lunch, before we head to a Northern Light Sauna by the ocean.

In our last night, we will sleep in a beautiful seaside chalet.

DAY 8
The end
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The end

After some moments in the morning to say goodbye to Lofoten, we will transfer you to the airport and wish you a good trip!