Cross country skiing in Norway

“This week-long small group vacation is perfect for couples and solo skiers, with experienced instructors to help you find your feet in some stunning scenery. ”

Highlights

Oslo | Kvitavatn | Norwegian wilderness | Free Day | 6 days cross-country skiing |

Travel Team

If you'd like to chat about this vacation or need help finding one we're very happy to help. The Travel Team.

Toll free 1-866-821-6866 Calling from outside the US?

Map

Check dates, prices & availability

Date
Price
Basis
28 Dec 2019
US $1799
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 28 Dec 2019 departure
18 Jan 2020
US $1749
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 18 Jan 2020 departure
02 Feb 2020
US $1849
excluding flights
5 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 02 Feb 2020 departure
09 Feb 2020
US $2049
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 09 Feb 2020 departure
16 Feb 2020
US $2099
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 16 Feb 2020 departure
23 Feb 2020
US $2049
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 23 Feb 2020 departure
01 Mar 2020
US $1879
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 01 Mar 2020 departure
08 Mar 2020
US $1879
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 08 Mar 2020 departure
15 Mar 2020
US $1849
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 15 Mar 2020 departure
27 Dec 2020
US $1949
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 27 Dec 2020 departure
23 Jan 2021
US $1879
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 23 Jan 2021 departure
07 Feb 2021
US $2099
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 07 Feb 2021 departure
14 Feb 2021
US $2179
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 14 Feb 2021 departure
21 Feb 2021
US $2099
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 21 Feb 2021 departure
28 Feb 2021
US $1949
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 28 Feb 2021 departure
07 Mar 2021
US $1949
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 07 Mar 2021 departure
14 Mar 2021
US $1949
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 14 Mar 2021 departure
Vouchers
Accepted

Responsible tourism

Cross country skiing in Norway

Carbon reduction

Your vacation will help support local people and conservation. We must also reduce CO2. Learn about the CO2 emissions of this vacation and how to reduce them.

Environment

UK office
It all starts at home so we have first worked to reduce our carbon footprint in our UK offices. Through energy conservation measures and recycling policies in place, we are proud to be actively reducing the waste produced and our impact on the environment. We support various projects all over the world to try and give something back to the places we visit.

Leaders & local suppliers
Our accommodation occupies a unique setting overlooking a frozen lake with magnificent Mount Gausta as the backdrop. Environmental policies in place at Kvitavatn Fjellstoge include recycling waste materials, energy saving with night heating, requesting suppliers limit cardboard and the number of deliveries, as well as recent upgrades to the refrigeration and freezer system in order to save water. Towels are only changed mid-week upon request and cleaning materials are ecologically friendly where possible.

Group size
We operate small group tours that have a low impact on the communities we visit and we always ensure our operations do not disrupt or lead to the displacement of local people. This allows us to stay in unique and characterful accommodation that would not have benefitted from tourism due to their limited size.

Activity
Our selection of alternative winter activities seeks to make the most of the natural environment in its pristine state, rather than changing it. Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and dogsledding are best suited to remote wilderness areas and the development of these alternatives is key to the long-term survival of many mountain communities.

Our cross-country skiing vacations in general avoid large alpine ski areas, and are less dependent on snow cannons, graded pistes and ski lifts, creating significantly less environmental impact than alpine skiing vacations. Using skis that are longer and lighter than alpine skis, our cross-country day tours explore the magical scenery and tranquillity of the natural winter environments. Journeys further afield may utilise public transport and the local economy benefits from our groups purchasing supplies and ski hire directly.

2 Reviews of Cross country skiing in Norway

4.5 out of 5 stars
SHOW
1
1
0
0
0

In depth story review

“Although I hoped Norway was going to have some great scenery nothing prepared me for how beautiful it actually was.”

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2019 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


The instruction given. The leaders were very sensitive to the needs of people in their group. Excellent food. Excellent scenery.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Getting clothing right is critical & work with layers. A balance of avoiding cold & overheating. If you are sweating, then you've got it wrong! Make sure that you keep the door shut in the drying rooms because they use de-humidifiers. If a door or window is left open, they won't work.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Yes

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


An excellent introduction to cross country skiing for new people.

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2010 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


The scenery In Norway is beautiful especially after having a meter of snow the day before we arrived. It made the cross - country skiing area very beautiful.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Get yourself very fit, you use different muscles for cross - country skiing.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?


Yes a local guide Ingrid who was excellent.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Very good an excellent group of people.

Popular similar vacations

Cross-country skiing vacation in Finland, Russian border

Cross-country skiing vacation in Finland, Russian border

Guided hut-to-hut cross-country skiing vacation in Finland

From 1030 7 days excluding flights

Cross country skiing vacation in the Dolomites, Italy

Cross country skiing vacation in the Dolomites, Italy

A famously beautiful range of jagged peaks

From US $1679 - US $2049 8 days excluding flights

Norway cross country skiing vacation

Norway cross country skiing vacation

Cross Country Troll Trail from Rondane to Lillehammer

From NKr 14200 - NKr 18050 9 days excluding flights

Chile ski touring vacation

Chile ski touring vacation

Climb and ski 7 active volcanoes in Chile

From US $5635 12 days excluding flights

Convert currencies