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Norway Fjords Multisport Tour

Norway Fjords Multisport Tour A Hotel & Hut Hiking, Rafting, Biking, and Cultural Adventure in the “Soul” of Norway—the Fjordland From the mountains to the fjords, Norway is a land of stark contrasts. It is a world where sleek, modern style blends with century-old Norse design. Where untamed landscapes envelop pristine cosmopolitan cities, and the cordial descendants of ruthless warriors carry the legacies of adventure and harmony in nature. Boasting four UNESCO World Heritage sites, five national parks and several of the world’s highest waterfalls, Norway’s natural beauty is unrivaled.   Beginning with the majestic National Park of Dovre, where we might meet musk ox and wild reindeer, we make our way through the mountain plateau, through the steep valleys and down to the fjords. We will travel with bikes, hiking and rafting, and in this compact area with as little driving as possible all the way to the water’s edge discovering why the Norwegian word for folktale, “eventyr,” is derived from Latin for “adventure”.   Day 1. Train Oslo-Dombås. Arrival Dombås train station. Visit the National Park of Dovre and Transfer to Oppdal Day 2. Hiking up Almanjbergjet Opp, Skifer Hotel Day 3. Rafting the Driva River Day 4. Transfer to Sunndalsøra, Hike to Åmotan Waterfall and Cultural Stops, evening hike to Innerdalen, Tredal Hotel (011-47-71-69-87-00 / http://www.tredal.com/en/home / private bath) Day 5. Biking the Aursjøroad from Sunndalsøra to Aursjøhytta Cabin  Day 6. Biking the Aursjøroad from Aursjøhytta Cabin to Eresfjord, Kavli Moen Gård  Day 7. Hiking Romsdalseggen, Åndalsnes Day 8. Hiking in Åndalsnes,  Day 9 Departure day, Train from Åndalsnes to Oslo    

Ski & Sail

The region of Sunnmore and Romsdalen Alps are well known for spectacular mountains accessible for mountaineering activities during winter and summer. We highly recommend the combination of ski mountaineering based from a sailboat to show you some of the possibilities for a “once in a lifetime” experience in these special surroundings.  We only use IVBV/ IFMGA mountainguides, who also are local and know the area well. This gives the group a unique flexibility, and is also a security issue. Season We would recommend Ski & Sail tours in this area, from February to May. Arrival We recommend arriving Molde or Trondheim. We will arrange transportation to the sailboat, approx. 15 minutes travel time from Molde Aiport. The sailing to the different touring location is an experience in itself with mountains up to 1500 m straight up from the fjords. Accommodations/Group size We have two different alternatives; one sailboat for max. 8 persons (guests), and one that could have 12 persons (guests). Both boats are fully equipped and heated for a comfortable stay even under cold and wet conditions.   What`s included Guide fees, boat rental, food for breakfast, lunches and dinner, technical group gear, rescue insurance. Not included: Alcohol on board. Transport to/from Molde/Trondheim. Equipment Please keep your luggage to a minimum. The boat is rather small and cannot accommodate excess baggage. Ideally you should arrive with a ski bag for skis, poles and boots a duffle bag with all your clothing etc and your day pack. Equipment list will be sent 2 weeks before departure. Guding ratio: 6:1 and 12:2 max Personal requirements: Experienced skiers with a good physical fitness. The most important is that the group is on a similar level. There are many hundred possibilities for ski touring in the area, for all levels.

Circumnavigate Smøla

This is a unique adventure paddling around an entire island, through thousands of small islands and reef. The tour around Smøla is a journey through varied landscapes, with tidal pools, bays, and coves only accessible by kayak. Smøla consist of more than 4000 islands and reef, and it has Norway’s largest ”low-land prairie”, with large, flat marshlands. The west side of the island has thousands of small islands and islets. To the north, Veiholmen stretches out into the North Sea like an index finger. To the east, sheltered coves and islands form a delightful archipelago. To the south, there are magnificent panoramic views of the Tustna mountains, with unique landscape on the islands of Edøy and Kuli. In Smøla, you can fish for trout in small lakes. Around Smøla, sea eagles soar majestically over the landscape, and offshore bite big cod willing. This tour around the island is a fairly long trip for those with less experience. To make this trip fit for people of all experience levels, we have arranged this trip over 4 days.  Our base camp, where we start and end the tour, is at the charming Smøla Havstuer. Here you will eat tasty local food, and if all goes to plan the sauna will be warm for us on arrival. During the trip, we stay in tents, and for the last night we will stay in a lighthouse just outside Veiholmen. With the tents and food in our kayak, we have the flexibility to paddle as far as we want to each day. The certified guide is equipped with all security equipment needed for the group.

Bike tour Oppdal - Åndalsnes

Experiencing wilderness and nature from the seat of your bike provides a new, close up Norwegian adventure.  Smells, sounds, and weather become very real. During this trip, you will experience the surroundings around you changing from fjords, to deep valleys, mountain plateaus, and with varied mountain ranges along the route. You can (if you're lucky) catch a glimpse of a reindeer or a grouse, spectacular fjord and valley views, and waterfalls. This trip gives you an escape from the bustle and speed of everyday life, slowing down and smelling the fresh mountain air. This biking trip in itself is an accomplishment, providing that sense of inner reward at the end of the trip.   The tour is an adventure from beginning to end. With varied trails and road, starting up in the mountains, having several km down by the fjords, and crossing a mountain plateau. The tour starts at Oppdal train station (540 meters above sea level) and ends at Åndalsnes train station (at sea level). We then recommend the popular “Raumabanen” train journey back to Oppdal, or on to Oslo, after the tour. The tour is a total of 240 km of biking, we climb almost 4000 meters during the tour, and have even more downhill. This trip can be completed in 3 days, but for those who want shorter days on the bike, we recommend to make the tour in 4-6 days. We also recommend to stay one extra night in Åndalsnes, and do the popular hike of “Romsdalseggen”.   Join us for an adventure you'll never forget!