$ 2240

Fjord Slopes: Ski-touring in the the Lyngen Alps, Norway (8D/7N)

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Tour details
Destinations: Norway
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2240 — max $ 5270
Group size: min 1 — max 6
Duration: 8 days
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Itinerary

Travel to distant northern Norway, climb and ski down the Lyngen Alps and fjords, explore mesmerizing, isolated places, and indulge in traditional Norwegian cuisine. Enjoy an eight-day vacation of custom-tailored, comprehensive ski-touring sessions with professional guides, complete with accommodation, tasty meals, private trip transfers, and boat sailing through fjords.


Smooth and snow topped fjords, valleys and glaciers await mountaineering and adventure enthusiasts. You can hike, climb and ski up-hill to reach high elevation and enjoy rapturous steep run down on the winding and snowy slopes of the Norwegian Lyngen Alps. Experienced guides overflowing positivity will give you guidance and the best tips throughout skiing sessions.

 

Ski-touring will unveil the best ski routes of Uløya island, offering both light and moderate ski-touring opportunities. You can try speedy down skiing from Blåtinden to the doorstep of your accommodation or a light ski route to Saeteraksla (956 m / 3136 ft), to glimpse the thrilling views of the glacier landscape. You shall not miss the 20 km / 12.42 miles Grand Traverse of Uløya which is designed to engage you in ridge skiing the summits of Blåtinden (1142 m / 3746 ft), Uløytinden (1114 m / 3746 ft) and Kjelvagtinden (1104 m / 3622 ft).

 

You will embark on open-deck boating trips for access to neighboring islands of Kagen and Arnøya where you can ski over spotless slopes with breathtaking views of the monumental fjords.

 

This experience would not be complete without the typical Norwegian house accommodation set on the wide shore of a fjord, alongside traditional recipes. You will taste delicious Norwegian specialties, mostly based on fish from local fishery.

mostly based on the local fishery as fish represents one of the main sources of delicious Norwegian specialties.

 

Day 1: Arrival

You will be picked up from Tromsø international airport and transferred to your accommodation on Uløya Island. The three-and-a-half-hour trip to Uløya will drive you through Lyngen Alps, valleys and fjords, your settlement for the next days. After check-in, make yourself at home and prepare to meet your ski comrades and enjoy an authentic Norwegian dinner. Meals included: dinner

 

Day 2: Introduction and short ski tour

After breakfast, you will meet your guide who will present the full plan for the upcoming days and check everyone's equipment and experience level.  You will embark on a short ski tour on Uløya Island. Afterwards, you can relax in the sauna and the brave ones can try the Norwegian invigorating ice bathing. You will expand your knowledge of Norwegian recipes with local dishes at dinner. Meals included: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

 

Day 3: Ski-touring

Depending on weather conditions and participants abilities, your guide will arrange the best suited ski tour and route. You will take part in a lengthy ski-touring session and enjoy Norwegian packed lunch on the spot, overviewing the breathtaking landscapes. Meals included: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

 

Day 4: Ski-touring

Enjoy your tasty breakfast and prepare for a boat ride through fjords in search of remote areas where ski routes belong only to you. Take a break to admire the mesmerizing views and serve your packed lunch. Return to accommodation to take a rest before dinner. Meals included: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

 

Day 5: Ski-touring

Your vacation continues with a full day ski-touring session topped with bountiful dinner at accommodation. Meals included: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

 

Day 6: Ski-touring

As your vacation comes to an end, enjoy your last occasion to ski the high-altitude and majestic slopes. Meals included: breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

 

Day 7: Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport. Meals included: breakfast

Included / Not Included

What's included:

  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • All meals
  • 6 guided ski-touring trips on island and mainland
  • 3 boat trips to neighboring islands or Lyngen Peninsula
  • All transfers for trips (as per itinerary)

Not included:

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Airport transfers

More info

For further information, please shoot us an email at contact@uptrek.com. We reply within 24 hours.

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of UpTrek Travel
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