The fjords of Norway are arguably some of natures finest works of art. The idyllic waters, steep mountains, dramatic waterfalls and abundant wildlife provide a scenic and tranquil environment. Perfect for exploring by luxury yacht, with many popular hiking trails and popular for its freshwater diving, Norway is the perfect escape for those who love the outdoors.
This is an example of an eight day private yacht charter itinerary in Norway's fjords. Itineraries are created individually for every client based around personal preferences and how you want to spend your time onboard.
Arrive at Ålesund Vigra airport, where your helicopter will be waiting to take you to your yacht in Geiranger, anchored in the fjord. Settle in onboard and enjoy amazing views of the deep fjord and steep mountains. Enjoy your first meal onboard prepared by the yacht’s chef.
Hiking in the Fjords
Enjoy breakfast onboard and meet your guide for a beautiful hike, ending up at Me Åkneset mountain farm with beautiful views in stunning surroundings. Your guide will arrange a picnic lunch at the farm. In the afternoon, visit Geirangerfjord, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites and one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway. Travel among beautiful waterfalls and historical mountain farms surrounded by steep mountains rising from the deep fjord. Fjord village Geiranger is a popular stop. Here you will find charming boutiques, the Waterfall Walk and The Norwegian Fjord Museum.
Norangsdalen and Hjorundfjord
Explore Beautiful Scenery by Bike and Kayak
Explore what many believe to be the most beautiful valley in Norway. Visit Lyngstøylvannet, known for its great diving conditions and considered one of the best freshwater dives in Norway. At the end of the Norangsdalen valley you will find one of the most distinctive hotels in all of Europe, Hotel Union Øye. Enjoy a perfectly cooked two-course lunch in the beautiful dining room or out in the garden. After lunch, your guide will take you kayaking in the fjord of Norangsfjord, spotting eagles and other wildlife.
Local Tastings at Gurines
Nonsvik Farm is a charming and authentic fjord farm located close to Storfjord Hotel in the fjord village of Glomset. You will be warmly welcomed by the hosts, a friendly couple with a strong passion for organic and sustainable food. They source most of their own food by hunting, fishing and harvesting from the surrounding woods and mountains. After local tastings at the food farm, a visit to Storfjord Hotel is a must. The surrounding woodlands invite you to explore nearby trails and viewpoints overlooking beautiful landscapes. A private dinner at Storfjord Hotel rounds off the day.
Heli Adventure & Lighthouse Exploration
Today you will go by helicopter to Flatflesa where you will spend a day at an authentic lighthouse, accompanied only by your private host and chef. Spend the day fishing, go boating around the area and try the sauna and outdoor jacuzzi. Do a spa - the Norwegian way. 20 minutes by helicopter from Ålesund you can enjoy spending time on a private island. The Lighthouse keeper’s house is a rewarding and authentic experience. Our private chef will prepare a vast selection of fresh seafood accompanied by selected drinks. The charming boathouse is the perfect location for lunch with spectacular views towards the open sea.
Sea Safari Adventure
Get close to nature in an open rib. Experience the beautiful Runde Bird Sanctuary, visit a local seal colony and marvel at the puffins and majestic eagles. In quiet luxury, experience the unique connection to the rugged nature in the outer islands, not far from downtown Ålesund. Owner’s Cabin in Staurneset is the perfect island experience, often visited by orcas and inhabited by seals, sea birds, and arguably the happiest cows on the planet. Enjoy a fabulous dinner prepared by your private chef before the last overnight stay on your charter yacht.
The adventure doesn’t end just yet. Before disembarking, you will get to try the superb seafood of Alesund, prepared by your private chef, while overlooking some of the country's most eye-catching Jugendstil (art nouveau) architecture.