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TOUR 5 Faroe Islands

TOUR 5 Faroe Islands

Hike Scotland now offers a spectacular tour of the Faroe Islands!

One of the many special features of the Faroe Islands is that you don’t have to go far to experience magnifi­cent and untouched nature. Look around you. Take a few steps. Take a deep breath and listen. It’s all right there!

Faroe Islands - Tour Overview

Fresh air, wind in your hair, tall mountains, sunny valleys, fascinating misty fjords, beautiful lakes, amazing wildlife including thousands of seabirds and breathtaking views. These are some of the things you will experience while hiking in the Faroese mountains.

Trip Length

This tour is 7 nights and 8 days long.

The tour starts and finishes when you fly into Vagar on the Faroes on June 10th and ends a week later on June 17th.

Included in Tour

All meals while on tour, including wine or beer with evening meals.

All accommodation while on tour with en-suite facilities (own bath).

Expert guides with you for the duration of the tour.

Private transportation throughout the tour, including domestic return flights to the islands.

Entrance fees and special events as noted in the itinerary.

Trip Grading / Activity Level

The Faroe Islands provide a mixture of easy to moderate hiking opportunities and our unique itinerary is geared towards those who  love to hike in remote mountain locations surrounded on all sides by other islands and open ocean.

The hikes are between 4 and 9 miles per day and can include elevation gain of around 500 to 2500 feet per day.

Some days involve two different hikes morning and afternoon and provide great opportunities to sample the unique culture and history of the islands.

The terrain varies from stony paths to grass covered trails. Almost all of the hiking routes are marked by stone cairns or way markers.

Good quality, waterproof hiking footwear is essential.

Faroe Islands - Tour Dates 2022

Week commencing Friday June 10th – Friday June 17th 2022

Price

£3495 / $4495 per person

Single supplement; £295 / $395 per person

Accommodation

“Stuart's hikes showed us not only the beauty of this island, but also the history and stories behind it. He is a most fascinating guide/teacher, who really brought Scotland alive for us.”
Debbie Post and Janella Newman
New Jersey and Delaware, USA
“Stuart's hikes showed us not only the beauty of this island, but also the history and stories behind it. He is a most fascinating guide/teacher, who really brought Scotland alive for us.”
Debbie Post and Janella Newman
New Jersey and Delaware, USA
“If you love hiking and nature is close to your heart, then the Faroes are the place to be.”
Hans and Geert van de Velde
Antwerp, Belgium
“The terrain is stunning and the villages we visited were quaint, beautiful and a reminder of much simpler times.”
Mary and Kevin Cantley
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Every day we did wonderful hikes and each time we experienced totally contrasting scenery and weather!”
Hans and Geert van de Velde
Antwerp, Belgium
“The weather varied from crystal clear blue skies to rolling dense mist, but the landscapes were glorious in all weather.”
Mary and Kevin Cantley
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“If you love hiking and nature is close to your heart, then the Faroes are the place to be.”
Hans and Geert van de Velde
Antwerp, Belgium
“The terrain is stunning and the villages we visited were quaint, beautiful and a reminder of much simpler times.”
Mary and Kevin Cantley
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“Every day we did wonderful hikes and each time we experienced totally contrasting scenery and weather!”
Hans and Geert van de Velde
Antwerp, Belgium
“The weather varied from crystal clear blue skies to rolling dense mist, but the landscapes were glorious in all weather.”
Mary and Kevin Cantley
Atlanta, Georgia, USA