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"Rising storm-scarr'd from the ocean,
Where the breakers foam…"
Norway’s national anthem says it all. This is wild country: whether you come in summer for the emerald and jade shimmer of the world-famous fjords, head over in winter to cross-country ski across this pristine snow-covered Eden, or venture far north into the cl... Read more
With less than 5 million inhabitants, Norway is very sparely populated, leaving huge stretches of wild, frozen scenery ready to be explored. This is the birthplace of skiing, and to glide across the frozen lakes, ancient forests and secluded valleys borders on a rite of passage for all snow devotees. For a slightly less tranquil winter, adrenalin seekers can hurtle down the Olympic Bobsled track at Lillehammer.
Summer sees the snows melt. For walkers, this frees up the world famous fjords for world-class hiking – head up the quiet yet no less dramatic Lustrafjord to escape the huge cruise liners and have the views to yourself. For wildlife enthusiasts, this signals the start of the Arctic season as the ice floes part for our small, ex-scientific research vessels which go forth under the midnight sun in search of Polar bears.
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Norway's northern position makes it one of the best locations for Northern Lights Holidays.
As well as our range of fixed departure group holidays to Norway listed below, did you know we can also arrange adventures for you, your friends and family on dates to suit you? In many cases we can modify our standard itineraries, upgrade the accommodation, or add on a few days for relaxation at the end. See our Private Adventures page for more information.
You may be a total beginner or an experienced cross-country skier. Many destinations offer different level weeks or multi-grade skiing on the same week. Choose from ‘Classic’ and ‘Skate’ style holidays, or even a ski marathon race for the ultimate winter challenge. See below for more grading details.
You are healthy, enjoy the outdoors and want a relaxing trip. No experience is required.
You are reasonably fit, enjoy the outdoors and are looking for some exercise. Some previous experience is preferable for activity based trips.
You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.
You are moderately fit and have an interest in remote or challenging environments. Some previous experience is required for activity based trips.
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.
As well as our range of fixed departure group holidays, did you know we can also arrange adventures for you, your friends and family on dates to suit you? In many cases we can modify our standard itineraries, upgrade the accommodation, or add on a few days for relaxation at the end. See our Private Adventures page for more information.
We booked our trip 6 months in advance and Paula was extremely helpful and efficient in arranging a private trip for our 2 families on dates that we requested. Our local guide Antonio and driver Alan were friendly, helpful, professional and went to infinite trouble to give us a fantastic holiday.
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