faroe islands hiking trip

9th-15th of August 2017

 

This trip is an adventure around many of the islands of Faroe Islands as we hike, kayak and

visit the unique bird island of Mykines. 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Vágar airport in the Faroe Islands, transfer to hotel. Evening at your own disposal. 

Day 2: Hike from Hotel Føroyar to Kirkjubøur - the old cultural center of the Faroe Islands with historical

buildings dating back to the 1100s. See the oldest wooden house Roykstovan with its 900 years, the

Faroe oldest church from the year 1111 and the ruins of St. Petersburg. Magnus Cathedral,

considered one of the greatest cultural attractions.

Evening at your own disposal.

Day 3: Transfer to Sørvágur where you will catch a boat that takes you to the bird island “Mykines”

Hiking on the amazing bird island Mykines. You will take a hike out to the Mykines islet with a guide,

the hike is known for its challenging route and rich bird life, and in particular the puffins and gannets

are the attraction, but you might see some inquisitive or dozing seals as well. Ferry back to Sørvágur in the afternoon and

transfer to Tórshavn. Evening at your own disposal. 

Day 4: Full day tour to the Northern Islands and hike to Villingardalsfjall on Viðoy. The hike is approx. 4

hours and is fairly difficult. Evening at your own disposal. 

Day 5: 2 hour kayak tour around Tórshavn area with a private instructor. 

Evening at your own disposal. 

Day 6: Tour to Nólsoy and hike to Borðan with guide. Only 20 minutes’ ferry ride away you will experience the life on a small

island called Nólsoy, where people still live the peaceful and traditional lifestyle. Hike to the lighthouse on Borðan. The hike is

approx. 5 hours. Evening at your own disposal. 

Day 7: Transfer to Vágar airport for international flight. 

 

Price: 229.000 ISK per person

Included:

- Accommodation in shared double/twin rooms as described in program

- Domestic transport on all days/tours as described in program (except day 2)

- Local hiking guide on all hiking tours + private instructor for the kayak tour

- Meals: 6x breakfast, 4 x lunch box incl. 1 soft drink/juice/water (on day 2,3,5 & 6)

- Boat tour to Mykines r/t

- Ferry to Nólsoy r/t

Not included:

- Flights

- Evening dinner

- Lunch on day 1, 4 & 7

 

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