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Biking Around the Island Senja

8 days
7 nights

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$ 1,135.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,425.00 (single occupancy )

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Daily during the following periods:
Jun 11 - Aug 13 Sunday - Sunday

Included:

  • 7 x accommodations with breakfast, 6 self-made lunch packet (not  lunch packet in Tromsø the last day). 5 x 3-course dinner.
  • Tour description and map. Luggage transport.

Marked trails: Yes, Part of it

Optional Services:

Guided biking tour ( English spoken guide)
20—27 June and 15—22 August
supplement $270 - per person.

Bike rental 6 days: $155
El-bike: 6 days $260
Bags 6 days $13
Extra accommodation in Tromsø: $80 Per. Person in Double room. Single room supplement + $41
Surcharge for Ferries during the tour appr. $60 per. Person (has to be paid direct at the ferries).

Itinerary:

Tromsø, “Nordens Paris” - were your arctic adventure begins! Midnight Sun June and July. One of Norways most dramatic coastlines. Norway`s second largest island. Local food / stay in traditional fishing villages. Arctic race. National Tourist road Senja. Roundtrip.
The best way to experience Senja's steep outer coast is by bike. Try this 8-days round trip on the island Senja, and see one of Norway's most dramatic coastlines.
This cycle tour has five full-day stages, starting in Tromsø and heading south around the island Senja. The route generally follows the coastline on local roads, along the fjords at the foot of impressive mountain ranges. You stay overnight in traditional fishing villages. There are also a few short ferry crossings. One the day off at Hamn you have the possibility to do other activities like hiking, kayaking, boat cruise or fishing.

Day 1  : Tromso

Individual arrival in Tromso / accomodation.

Day 2  : Cycle Tromsø - Sommarøy (34 mi)

Delivering of rental bikes after breakfast. We recommend a bike ride in Tromsø, before heading towards Sommarøy. It is flat and nice to ride, but a steep ascent to Kattfjord, ca. 200 metres above sea level, which is surrounded by majestic mountain peaks more than 1,000 meters above sea level.
Accomodation Sommarøy.

Day 3  : Cycle Sommarøy - Brennsholmen - Mefjord (28 mi)

From Sommarøy is some climbs, but also lots of nice downhills! Ferry to Senja and continue biking to Mefjordvær / Accomodation.

Day 4  : Cycle Mefjord - Hamn (29 mi)

Today you bike up to and through Geitskards-tunnel and down to Ersfjordsstranda and further on to Senja Island. You have the view of the spectacular mountain peaks "Okshornan". Accomodation Hamn (2 nights).

Day 5  : Rest day at Hamn

Different activities possible: Biking de-tour to Gryllefjord / retourn. Boats for rental. Hiking. Kayak-adventures. Fjord Seightsseing, Body rafting. Outdoor Hot-tub and sauna. Accomodation Hamn.

Day 6  : Cycle Hamn - Finnsnes (32 mi)

The tour starts with cycling the same route back to Straumsbotn, then gentle climb towards Svanelvdal and easy biking down the valley to Finnsnes for overnight stay.

Day 7  : Finnsnes - cycling in the surroundings

Hurtigrruten from Finnsnes to Tromsø Return rental bikes. Accommodation in Tromsø.

Day 8  : Tromso

Breakfast and depart for next destination.