Experience the beauty of this region of the Arctic Circle on an immersive adventure.
Kayak through the calm waters, flanked by towering mountains rising from the sea.
Hike to magnificent viewpoints, richly rewarding the effort taken to reach the top.
The Lofoten Islands are without doubt one of the world's most amazing kayaking destinations. This trip combines hiking and kayaking to offer completely unique perspective of this wild and mountainous archipelago, as well as providing a great way to get around when the mountains often plunge straight into the sea. This is a carefully-designed beautiful journey through a succession of small fjords.
Paddle the Selfjord, Skjelfjorden and Flakstadpollen which are surrounded by peaks, including the towering peak of Hermannsdalstinden (1029m), the highest point on the westernmost island of Moskenesøya. Immerse yourself in the rich world of this diverse archipelago and forget the stresses of modern day life.
Paddle from one fjord to the next on a carefully-planned journey of back-to-back beauty.
Get an authentic feel of the region in every sense and catch fish from your kayak for your next meal.
Your expert guide will open your eyes to the rich diversity of fauna and flora of the Lofoten Islands.
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Fly to Bodø, minibus transfer to hotel. Time to explore the town of Bodø.
Take an early morning ferry to the Lofoten Archipelago. Take to the water in kayaks, for a familiarisation and skills session with the boats. Paddle across the fjord to set camp in Yttersand.
Take a morning hike through the moorland, ascending to the ridges which overlook Selfjord. Reach the 453m high summit of Ryten, offering supreme views over the surrounding area. Go fishing on the fjord aboard kayaks in the afternoon, in the hope of a catch to supplement the evening meal.
Paddle to the village of Fredvang, stopping for lunch on the picturesque Ramberg beach. Upon arrival at Flakstad, set up camp before enjoying a coastal hike.
Paddle toward the village of Sund, venturing into a landscape more rocky and dramatic than the previous days. Pass numerous fishing villages en route to Skjelfjord, where camp will be set up for the following two nights.
Morning kayak adventure to explore Skjelfjorden, reaching the start point of the hike. A gorgeous hike to the summit of Volandstinden, a visually arresting peak, which dominates the skyline around the town of Ramberg. Return to the kayaks to paddle back to camp.
Paddle through the turquoise waters of Flakstadpollen to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nusfjord. Time to explore the village before setting up camp.
Pack up camp for the final time, before paddling to Selfjord. Take the road to the village of Å, to overnight in a traditional rorbu.
An exhilarating hike to the summit of Munkan, one of the iconic peaks of the region at 798m, Experience breath-taking views of the surrounding landscape.
Early morning ferry to Bodø to begin the journey home.
This trip takes responsibility seriously and ‘goes the extra mile’ to ensure that your presence in this country is entirely positive.
All guides and partners are hand picked to ensure that every aspect of your trip operates to the highest standard and reflect the strong values, ethics and joy of travel.
This commitment to Responsible Travel is mutually beneficial without compromising the countries and communities touched or the depth and uniqueness of your adventure.
Let’s help keep these wonderful places precious.
All crew are paid proper wages and are treated with respect and dignity. This trip with IMEC, IPPG and KPAP, all not-for-profit organisations that focus on improving the working conditions of porters.
Travellers are given the opportunity to mitigate some of the environmental impacts of flying by supporting community and conservation initiatives.
This trip is a proud supporter of the Leave No Trace and Travellers Against Plastic campaigns, which help educate travellers on the impact of travel and provide practical guidance for enjoying the outdoors responsibly.
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