When to hike
The best period for hiking around Lyngenfjord is between mid-June to September. In June and July, when the sun never sets, the mountains invites to beautiful scenarios with siluttes against the pink- and redcolored sky. The terrain varies from easy paths til steep climbing and you can easy choose tours after state and mind.
The equipment for an ultimate hiking tour is very important. The weather in our region can change quickly so warm materials and extra clothing are good things to pack down. If you bring a tent, you are allowed to go wild camping thanks to the "Allemansretten". Food is an important part of your hiking experience and the nature is a perfect source for groceries!Lingonberries, blueberries and cloudberries are som examples and if you bring a mushroom book during Autumn, you can find chantarelles and other sorts of eatable mushrooms.
Why hike in Lyngenfjord
When you are hiking in the wilderness you are getting really close to the nature. The silence, the smell of moist plants and the fresh air will make you feel fresh and healthy. Deep canyons, green valleys and high mountains creates spectacular view points. A guiding tour on one of the glaciers are also a fanastic experience!
Great areas for walks
- Towards Lyngstuva
- The Trolls at Styrmannstø, Lenangsøyra
- Around Svensby
- From Lyngseidet there are several walks from the centre
- Steindalen and the Steindalen glacier
- Elvevoll and the valley
- In the area around Skibotn there are a lot of trails
- Manndalen and Skardalen
- Kåfjorddalen with northern Europes deepest canyon
- Reisadalen and Reisa Nasjonalpark
- Engnes, Skjervøy
For more information, check our hiking guide.