Unique adventures in nature. Feel the calm of village life.
Get away from city life and stress, and rediscover the simple pleasures. This unique trip crafted by locals will introduce you to Norwegian nature, history, and culture.
You’ll climb the peaks and paddle on the water in Valdres and Fjærland. You’ll drive some of the country’s most scenic roads, and discover history tracing back through centuries. Local guides will join you to make the most of your experience. Gain a deeper understanding of the nature and culture of the places you visit, from mountains to fjords.
Away from the crowds, you can authentically experience Norway, and you’ll make memories of a lifetime.
From the Mountains to the Fjords
This trip takes you from the fjord to the mountains, and it gives you insight into a couple of off-beat villages.
- Stay at historical places in quiet villages
- Hike the mountains with a husky friend
- Enjoy complete relaxation in a sauna in nature
- Get down to sea level while kayak paddling on the fjord
- Drive scenic roads with stunning views
Best time to travel: June to September
Duration: 8 Days / 7 nights
Destinations: Valdres, Fjærland, Lom
Primary Mode of Transportation: Rental Car
Accommodation w/breakfast, seven dinners, guided canoe tour, husky summit hike to Mugnatind, private sauna session, Mundal Valley hike, 2-hour guided
kayak tour, 2-hour floating sauna
These are the places you will visit
Click on the place markers to learn more about the places you will be visiting
Welcome to nature
Welcome to Norway and an adventure you won’t soon forget! You’ll start your journey with a scenic drive to Valdres and feel the calm as you leave the cities for the rolling green hills of the countryside. Stop for pictures along the way and breathe the fresh air.
History comes alive at your hotel, which is converted from old farmhouses. Here, you’ll find luxurious comfort hosted by down-to-earth people. End your first day with the authentic tastes of Norway for your dinner.
Explore Valdres from the Canoe
Explore the Valdres landscapes on a canoe adventure today, and spot the mountain peaks in the distance. Touch the mossy rocks as you float by. You will be joined by a local guide who will help you make the most of it. Calm streams or white waters? With such varied nature around, no tour will be the same. You will enjoy your lunch by the heat of the campfire.
Hike with a husky
The peaks are waiting for you! Join an experienced guide on a hiking experience. The husky friends will also walk by your side and help you to the top, and together you will feel at one with nature over an authentic wilderness lunch. Then, marvel at the unparalleled views of the “Home of the Trolls.”
Revive your body with a relaxing sauna after dinner.
Head to the fjords
Climb the rising mountains on your scenic drive today, and explore history at the Borgund stave church – one of few left standing after almost a thousand years. You’ll continue down to the iconic fjord landscapes. Nestled between fjord and glaciers is your next stop, Fjærland. Take a stroll through the village and learn why it’s called the book town.
Walk in history
Wake up to breakfast with a fjord view, and immerse yourself in nature on a hike with a local. Get a deeper understanding of the local’s love for this pastime as you walk in the footsteps of the village farmers through the centuries. Don’t be surprised if you meet grazing cows and sheep enjoying nature just like you.
On your return, the village is waiting to be explored. Those wanting to learn about history can visit the Glacier Museum.
Paddle the fjord
Discover the fjord up close today. Feel at one with nature in this unique landscape. From the fjord, you will discover unmatched views of the glaciers above. As you paddle, your guide will point out the sights and tell the stories of the fjord.
Take in the fjord village life on your last evening. Will you try a bath in the refreshing fjord water? A warm sauna will be waiting to warm you up!
Drive the Scenic Route to the roof of Norway
Explore the contrasts today as you climb the altitude in your car on one of the country’s most scenic drives. Let the changing landscapes roll past your window and see the country’s highest mountains rise ahead. Don’t miss the selected viewpoints along the way!
The charming village of Lom awaits you at the end of the road. History and nature meet here, and you’re welcome to explore.
Bring home the memories
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before a relaxed drive down the mountains. See changing landscapes as you pass from wilderness from farmland to cities. Your adventure has come to an end, but you are welcome back any time!