Translate

lunedì 4 ottobre 2010

NORVEGIA: isole Vesteralen e Lofoten (from vacanzefaidate.com)




English Version

in brief
A tour in a small group in one of the most attractive and exciting for all of Northern Europe, is no coincidence that National Geographic has established that the Lofoten archipelago can be considered one of the three most beautiful in the world. Pleasant walks some easy hiking and lots of "midnight sun".




Destination
Lofoten and Vesterålen




trip type
nature trail holiday


price
10 gg 2.100,00 € compreso volo trasporti interni e guida.


departures
departure all year round


what you will do

A tour of 10 days in one of the most attractive and exciting for all of Northern Europe, is no coincidence that National Geographic has established that the Lofoten archipelago can be considered one of the three most beautiful in the world. With guide / escort from Italy, in small groups, to move around the site using minibuses to allow us to reach almost any location, even the most hidden and less crowded. Pleasant stroll along the famous "rorbu" suspended in several villages near the sea, some easy hiking and lots of "midnight sun". With some step by ferry, where the Norwegians have not yet built bridges or tunnels to link the different islands. A nature "over the top", the thrills, with memorable sights that remain in the hearts of those fortunate enough to admire them.
Ten days devoted to the nature, traditions and history of these islands, once a land of fishermen, distant lands, most of the year isolated from the rest of the world today is highly suited to tourism.

day by day itinerary
Day 1 Depart from London for flight to Bodo (via Oslo). Arrival in the afternoon, transfer to hotel accommodation and free time. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 2 Breakfast. Starting in the early morning transfer by minibus to the archipelago of Vesterålen. During the transfer (about 6 hours), you will have the opportunity to make several stops to take pictures, drink some coffee and visit towns and villages. Upon arrival, accommodation and dinner.
Day 3 Breakfast. Transfer to Andenes, visit the town, located on the tip of the island and boat trips Andoya (optional, not included in the fee) for the sighting of whales - that in these deep waters are an abundance of their favorite food, the squid - the killer whales, and other species of cetaceans. In the afternoon, return, dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Breakfast. Day on the island of Langoya, pleasant walks in between small, isolated villages and unforgettable views. These include: Nyksund, a small abandoned fishing village that is enjoying a second life since he was elected to the home of artists from various parts of the world, and I'm Myre. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Breakfast. Departure for Lofoten. Before leaving the Vesteralen to Melbu, where the ferry will have time for those interested to visit the Museum of the fishing industry or the local culture. Landed Fiskebol (Lofoten), in the early afternoon, we head to the capital of the archipelago, Svolvaer. Free time for sightseeing, a real "city" by the standards of these areas: banks, hotels, shopping centers, stores of nearly every genre and type, libraries and bookshops, and a well-served tourist office. Here docks every day the mail of the fjords, the now famous Hurtigruten. After the tour, transfer to the structure (Rorbuer), dinner and overnight.
6th - 7th day with calm, moving with our minibus or by walking more or less short, we will visit all the major islands that make up this beautiful archipelago Norwegian Austvågøy, Gimsøy, Vestvågøy, Flakstadøy, Moskenesøy. Breathtaking views: the mountains overlooking the sea, white sandy beaches in contact with the emerald green pastures and the cobalt blue sea, the whole interval from the red of the typical houses of the fishermen. We will visit the settlements of fishermen, now among the most popular tourist destinations, with the typical buildings on stilts, but also the most hidden and least known of these islands. We will not miss the excitement of a hike a bit 'more difficult to penetrate the island and climb to an altitude different from the usual view of the landscape. We will also tours some "night" in the most isolated places in the northern slopes of the islands, to enjoy the midnight sun.
Day 8 After breakfast, you Moskenes, transfer by ferry (lasting about 4 hours.) For Bodo. Once in the city (around 14:30) to hotel and free time. The most pleasant of the city, largely rebuilt after World War II, the port is dedicated to fishing for herring. Dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Full day excursion to the environs of Bodo, including the famous Saltstraummen, the world's most powerful vortex, which forms every six hours, when the tide is at its maximum: 400 million cubic meters of water at a speed of 20 knots (40 km per hour) flow through the channel 3 km long and 150 meters wide that connects the Saltenfjord and Skjerstadfjord. In the afternoon return to Bodo and free time. Dinner and overnight.
Day 10 - In the early morning transfer to airport and flight to Milan. Arrival at mid-day.


accommodations
hotel. rorbu


prices and more informations
2.100,00 €
The fee includes: 9 nights with breakfast at the hotel and rorbu, 9 dinners, No 1 guide / escort from Italy, flight Milan - Oslo - Bodo A / R, all transfers and travel to the program, medical insurance, baggage.

Not included: lunches, dinners of 1 and 9 days, airport taxes, drinks at meals, boat trips to spot whales, entrance to museums and parks, tips, extras in general, and anything not included in the entry fee includes.



Norway nature over the top

Also we suggest you:
Lofoten Islands, between dream and reality ...
Walking along one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world under the sun that never sets!
Discover the south of the Lofoten Islands, fishing villages and ancient Viking history
Northern Lights, the Arctic night and the indescribable beauty of the northern lights
The eternal light and the Midnight Sun
Sevletunet old farm in Norway
Montenegro, to discover its treasures
Albania, opposite the beach

how we make the difference
social responsibility

For us to Mowgli tourism means to travel, learn, protect. The programs are always designed with a view of the traveler than the tourist friendly distracted, convinced that respect for local cultural and environmental values are the basis for a conscious travel.


Environmental Responsibility
The commitment to a development that takes into account the needs of our generation without neglecting that of future generations, providing the dedicated services of consultation and planning in areas that affect the planning of integrated tourism development, regional development, training of operators environmental tourism and the promotion and enhancement of cultural peculiarities, an area of environmental



economical responsability
Mowgli is responsible for responsible tourism projects that promote community giving priority to local micro-economy. We work with local guides, local facilities and services to enhance the area we visit.


hospitality
Who will participate in our travels, our holiday will be aware of the countries we visit in terms of environmental and cultural guides prepared by all'appogio aware of and respect for local traditions.

The tourism impact unfortunately it's inevitable but there are initiatives that respect and promote the culture, support the community economy and enhance the environmental resources.

We selected this proposal tourist among thousands, according to our criteria of responsibility.

In the section Why we make the difference we display the characteristics of sustainability of our partners so you can evaluate each proposal.

Vacanzefaidate.com does not pretend to give a final opinion, but we ensures that this operator it's been selected on the basis of data available.

Please come back and leave a comment on travel / lodging booked on our pages. The feedback are precious to evaluate our partners. We will not hesitate to remove from our search engine who reveal themselves unsustainable.