Norway Walking Holidays

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Norway for the duration of the walking season, is the 'Land of the Midnight Sun' with very long summer days. You will probably not even notice the night as such, just a certain twilight dimness, which may have you retiring for the evening later than expected!

What people really come to the 'Land of Trolls' to see is a series of ruggedly beautiful panoramas full of glaciated mountains, fjords and small attractive settlements. In Norway you can undertake some great wilderness hiking and travel on some of the world's most scenic ferry and train rides. You will also find unspoiled fishing villages with their Gothic styled medieval stave churches. There are rolling farmlands, enchanted forests and the dramatic Western Fjords, of which Sognefjord - visited on our tour - is the longest and deepest. With only 4.5 million people in a country that is 385,155 sq km - nowhere will ever feel particularly crowded and the country, still a Constitutional monarchy, fiercely guards its traditions.

Popular Walking Routes in Norway

Join our self-guided walking holiday in Norway to focus on an area known as the Fjordland. It is an area of high plateau, mountains, moorland and lakes dissected by rivers. The region lies to the North of the famous Hardangervidda wilderness. More specifically, you wil actuallyl be based in the highland villages squeezed between the Hardanger Jokulen (ice-cap) and the Halingskarvet Mountains (Finse and Geilo), and the lowland villages of Flam and Aurland tucked on two prongs of the Aurlandsfjord. This is an offshoot of the Sognefjord, the longest, deepest fjord in the world!

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Personal Experience in Norway

Our team have been walking in Norway for over 4 decades. We are passionate about Norway, active holidays and delivering exceptional service. Combined, we’ve travelled to virtually every corner of the UK & Europe and bring a multi-disciplined, multicultural and whole-hearted love of all things travel.

Great Value & Quality Trips in Norway

Our active holidays in Norway are well priced offering great value for money. Included in your package are comprehensive route notes, maps & guide books along with bag transfers and locally run accommodation. When you book, your trip in Norway will be fully organised by a dedicated member of our in-house team, so you will always know who you are dealing with. We take the stress out of organising your active holiday in Norway.

Self Guided Norway Specialists

Walkers' Britain have been operating self guided holidays in Norway for over 45 years. We handle the logistics so that you can go out and explore at your own pace. You can depart daily on the Fjordland trip, giving you flexibility.


 

Reducing waste

Our Waste Management Policy encourages our travellers to take their own reusable water bottles, coffee cups and reusable stuff sacks to avoid single use plastics. In the mountains of the Pyrenees and Mont Blanc our local partners reduce the amount of packaging taken on tour and ensure all waste is carried out from refuges that do not have road access to help dispose of it properly.

Supporting local

In the regions that we travel tourism is the main source of income for many local people. We support them by only working with local family run hotels and suppliers so your money supports the community that hosts you.

Paddock to Plate

The paddock to plate across Europe is one we encourage by choosing to work with accommodations that source produce from local farms. This provides you with fresher meals and ensures your money directly assists local economies.




Currency

Norwegian Krone

International Dialing Code

+47

Electricity
Type C plug

Electricity in Norway is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The most common pin type is C. (2 round prong).

Visas

Visas are not required for citizens of Australia, Canada, USA and New Zealand for up to 90 days in a period of 180 days for all Schengen countries (see https://tinyurl.com/lkho3qg for countries part of the Schengen). Please ensure your passport is stamped on arrival in the Schengen area. For all other nationalities and for longer stays in countries covered by the Schengen Agreement (Australian New Zealand, Canadian and US passport holders), please contact the relevant embassy. Stays of longer than 90 days in the Schengen area require a long stay visa for the country you are spending most time in. However long stay visas are unlikely to be issued unless there is a valid reason (eg. studying in country). Unfortunately we cannot assist in obtaining visas for long stays due to individual country visa requirements.

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.