Lofoten Islands Explorers is an itinerary of 5 days that will take you to explore this paradise above the Arctic Circle. The impressive views offered by the islands in winter including the Northern lights, marine life and the activities offered at this time of the year, make this tour a unique and unforgettable experience. This guided gateway is perfect for active travelers , nature lovers, families and also photograhers.
Day 1: Arrival at the airport and transfer to the accommodation, delicous first welcome dinner. After darkness we start to chase the Northern Lights.
Day 2: After breakfast we start our first exploration with visiting the main towns of the north of Lofoten; Svolvear and Henningsvaer. One of the largest fishing villages in Lofoten. In Svolvear, you will find a variaty of small galleries, shops and restaurants. Also the world famous Svolveargeita mountain which is a popular challenge for climbers. Henningsvear is known as the Venice of Lofoten because of the artistic vibes.
During the tour we will do a snowshoe hike to find some of the most beautiful views of Svolvear, Kabelvag and Henningsvear. Then return to our accommodation where we can enjoy a well-deserved dinner before leaving again for the Northern Lights hunt.
Day 3: After our breakfast we will continue to discover Lofoten. This time heading south to visit the Nusfjord, the beaches of Flakstad, Ramberg and the unmissable Reine with her famous mountains. In Reina we will make an excursion in Kayak to have an unforgettable experience of the fjords and the views of the mountains from the water. After spending an other unforgettable day in norwegian paradise, we will return to our lodge to recover our energy and enjoy dinner before heading out again to hunt for the Northern Lights.
Day 4: An other day of discovery. Once we are all ready, we will go out to discover the most hidden beaches of Vestvågøy. We begin with the visit of Haukland, from this place we will make a snowshoe walk to Utakleiv where again our Van will be waiting for us to continue towards the beach of Unstad. One of the most famous places to surf in the arctic circle. Finally we will visit the historic town of Eggum, full of Viking stories and the remains of one of the German radars located further north to detect English planes. Finishing an other day with full of unique experiences we will return for our dinner and we get ready to search for the Northern Lights.
Day 5: On our last day we explore the real life of the norwegian local people like fishers, farmers and the old vikings. Fishing trip through the Lofoten fjords, visitation the Viking museum and a cheese tasting and visit an organic farm in Lofoten. In the evening we will have our farewell dinner where we will enjoy our catch of the day prepared in the style of Lofoten. After a few unforgettable days we will say goodbye with full of good memories and with an unforgettable experience of Lofoten.
Day 6: Transfer to Leknes airport or Svolvær.