Afternoon Snowshoe Hike

Afternoon Snowshoe Hike

Practical information

Trip lenght:
2,5-3 hours
Price:
Adults: 810 NOK – Children: 610NOK.
Dificulty:
Easy
Schedule:
15:30-18:00/18:30
Clothes:
Warm clothing /layers are recommended.
Meeting point:
15 minutes prior to departure in the FjordSafari reception (Flåm inner harbor)
Children:
Recommended age limit 6 years old.

The trip begins by minibus along the Aurlandfjord and up to the spectacular viewpoint Stegastein, 650 meters above main sea level. Along the way your local guide will explain about life on the mountain farms as you pass them , and you are sure to see places you would not expect people to be able to live. On arrival you will be introduced to the art of walking on snowshoes and will hear the history behind them. All the while the guide will tell you all about the dramatic nature, winter by the fjord and the special culture in the area. You will have several opportunities to see the fjord far beneath you, the tiny village of Undredal, Flåm and the white mountain tops surrounding the entire fjord. At the turning point you will be served hot beverages and can take in the quiet and unique beauty of the area, the photo opportunities are many. The hike will take about 1-1,5 hours. Before the bus takes you back to Flåm there will be a stop at the viewpoint Stegastein. Arrival Flåm 18:00-18:30.

General fitness, but no experience, is needed for this tour.