Discovering the Lofoten Islands is an itinerary of 3 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 0: Arrival at the airport and transfer to the accommodation, delicous first welcome dinner. After darkness we start to chase the Northern Lights.
Day 1: After breakfast we will visit one of the main cities of Lofoten: Svolvaer. Located on the island Austvagøya. We are going to travel and get to know this picturesque town within the arctic circle. After the tour we will leave the city behind us for a walk of no more than a couple of hours with snowshoes. Arriving to the top the mountain from where we can enjoy a panoramic view while having a nice hot drink. Upon returning to the vehicle, we head towards Henningsvaer. A small fishing village, located on a small set of rocky islands, where the tradition and culture of the Lofoten Islands is still alive. After touring these fantastic places, we are going to go back to our accommodation for a good dinner and a well-deserved rest. If conditions permit, we will do northern lights watching.
Day 2: We are starting the second day on the island Vestvagøy, heart of the Lofoten. First stop is Borg. In the center of this island, where the largest viking museum and archaeological site was found. After visiting this place and learning about this fascinating culture, we are heading to Eggum. A small town on the north coast of the island, where a unique experience is waiting for us. We will paddle in kayak, in crystal clear waters, through channels between small islands and to be able to appreciate the unique beauty of these islands from the sea level. Upon returning from this fantastic journey we will rest sitting around the fire on the shores of Eggum. After having spent another unforgettable day in paradise, we will return to our lodge to recover our energy and enjoy our dinner before returning to hunt the Northern Lights.
Day 3: For the third and last day of excursion we are going to the island Moskenes, passing by the island Flakstad, where we make our first stop. Followd by Nusfjord, a beautiful and picturesque fishing village on the shores of a fjord with the same name, in which you will feel you have returned in time. We will continue traveling to the south to visit Reine, one of the best known towns of the archipelago. In Reina, a kayak excursion is waiting for us to have an unforgettable experience of the fjords and the views of the mountains from the water.
Then return to our accommodation where we can enjoy a well-deserved dinner before leaving again to see for the last time the Northern Lights.
After a few unforgettable days we will say goodbye full of good memories and an unforgettable experience in Lofoten.
Day 4: Transfer to the airport of Leknes or Svolvær.