Norway's Lofoten Islands Family Walking & Hiking Tour – Older Teens & 20s
Dramatic Waterways & Hidden Gems
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Escape with your family to an island paradise unlike any other. Follow trails past jagged peaks reflected in mesmerizingly blue fjords. Gaze upon white-sand beaches that dazzle under a midnight sun. Dream about hiking here for years to come. Captivating historic villages, charming hotels and breathtaking natural beauty await in Norway's incomparable Lofoten Islands. Above the Arctic Circle, paradise is calling.
- Hike in Norway's Lofoten islands, a remote region rich in seafaring history, welcoming locals and incredibly fresh seafood
- Relax in historic rorbuer, cozy waterfront cabins with modern amenities, nestled in the sheltered bays of traditional villages
- Trek epic routes to secluded Horseid Beach and rugged Mogestind peak for breathtaking views and spectacular photos
- Ferry along sapphire waters to Reine and Nusfjord, two legendary coastal villages surrounded by dramatic mountain peaks
Day 1 Get to know the Lofoten Islands, a spectacular region to explore on foot | Climb amid craggy mountains that plunge into emerald waters | Kick back at our cozy quayside rorbuer cabins beneath the ethereal glow of the midnight sun | Ride through glistening Trollfjorden on a high-speed Zodiac boat | Savor impossibly fresh, locally caught seafood.
Days 2-3 Stroll the quiet streets of Henningsvær, an idyllic hamlet with colorfully painted houses on stilts | Trek along the rock-strewn slopes of verdant foothills with a dramatic backdrop of sawtooth peaks—likely still veined with snow—in the distance | Ferry along deep blue waters to Nusfjord, one of best preserved fishing villages in Norway | Hike from the hotel into a classic Lofoten landscape showcasing bucolic village life, shimmering waterways and towering peaks | Relish breathtaking vistas of the rugged coastline | Looking for a challenge? Summit Mogestind peak for a view from what feels like the top of the world.
Day 4 Climb high above Horseid Beach, where massive cliffs plummet into the Norwegian Sea | Hike down to the gold-sand cove and dip your toes in the invigorating water | In stunning Reine, red and white cabins dot the shore and granite peaks rise dramatically from the fjord | Sample local dishes like smoked Lofoten cod and lamb.
Days 5-6 Jagged mountains dotted with crisp white patches of snow and native plant life surround you on your ascent past pristine lakes | For extraordinary views (and photos!), take a break at the remote Munkebu hut | Celebrate our Lofoten adventure with a farewell toast—skal! | In Å, amble over to the local stone-oven bakery, famed for delectable kanelboller (cinnamon buns) | Visit the historic cod liver oil factory | Cruise across the sprawling Vestfjorden to Bodo.
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