Yoga & Hiking Retreat in Spectacular Norway-7 days

This awesome yoga and hiking retreat between the fjords of Norway is a real adventure and mental detox, that will nourish your body, soul, and spirit.

Overview: 

Escape to the enchanting landscapes of Norway with our Yoga and Hiking Retreat, a perfect blend of adventure and serenity. Immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of Norwegian fjords, cascading waterfalls, and towering mountains as you embark on exhilarating hikes. Led by experienced guides, you'll explore some of the world's most awe-inspiring hiking destinations.

Complementing the rugged outdoors, our daily yoga sessions will rejuvenate your body and mind, helping you find inner peace. This active retreat offers a unique opportunity to disconnect from the stresses of daily life and reconnect with yourself.

You'll return home refreshed and ready to conquer new challenges, carrying with you the memories of Norway's breathtaking vistas and the tranquility of yoga amidst nature. Join us for a transformative journey that combines adventure, mindfulness, and the magic of Norway's landscapes.

Yoga Retreat location information:

Molde is nestled within the stunning landscapes of Romsdal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway, With its modest population of 26,822, it offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life while still allowing you all the comforts of the city like small cozy cafes, restaurants and hotels.

This coastal city is renowned for its breathtaking vistas, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Molde's location along the picturesque Moldefjord grants it a sense of serenity that few places can match. Its charming setting is further enhanced by the surrounding fjords, which create a captivating backdrop for the city.

Molde is a gateway to a world of outdoor exploration, boasting access to a multitude of remarkable hiking trails and viewpoints. The city's proximity to these natural wonders makes it an ideal base camp for those eager to immerse themselves in the beauty of Norway's rugged landscapes.

Book your flight to Molde, Årø airport.

We will pick you up from the Molde airport on the day of arrival, but it is best to arrive on the 16.45 or 17.00 flight from Oslo.  It is not a problem when you arrive earlier on that day or by bus. Transfer from the airport or bus station is included in the price only on that day. On the first day, we have a welcome dinner and opening circle all together at 18.00.

Program: 

Day 1, Friday
Arrival day. Pick up from the airport, settle into accommodation, introduce the program, meet other guests, opening ceremony and dinner.
Book your flight upon arrival in Molde no later than 4:30 pm.
Day 2 
Energizing morning yoga and pranayama session, breakfast at the hotel buffet, pack lunch.
Hiking Tusenårsvarden 523 m.a.s.l. or Varden viewpoint 407 m.a.s.l. 6-10 km. Swimming in the mountain lake.
After the hike, we return to the yoga studio for an afternoon yin yoga session and dinner.
Day 3 
Strengthening morning yoga session, followed by breakfast, and packed lunch.
Troll Church 484 m.a.s.l., consists of three exciting limestone and marble grottos with underground streams and a beautiful waterfall. On the surface, to the west of the uppermost cave, there is a lake with white marble "jetties". Braver hikers can swim in the mountain lake. The mountain behind the Trolls' church is very distinctive, with jagged points and spires. Sometimes we hike only to the caves and lake, 8 km, but with real adventurers, we will hike further over the mountain ridge (832 m.a.s.l.) and make a loop back to the cave. Guests can choose how long of a hike they want this day. After the hike, we return for a restorative yoga session and a delicious meal.
Day 4 
Morning yoga, followed by breakfast and pack lunch.
Jendemsfjellet 633 m.a.s.l. is a mountain near Molde with a breathtaking 360-degree view over the fjords and mountains. We can choose between the shorter or longer trail, 4-6 km. Afternoon yoga session followed by a delicious meal in the accommodation.
Day 5 
Morning yoga, breakfast, and pack lunch, followed by a ferry trip and driving to Trollstiegen.
Trollstiegen or the Troll ladder/road is a famous mountain road with narrow curves and sharp hairpin bends. The road has 11 hairpin curves and an elevation of 850 m. Every bend has its name. The road is narrow with a gradient of 9 % but passing pockets have been incorporated and traffic normally flows without a problem. An impressive bridge in natural stone carries it across the Stigfossen waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Norway. Stigfossen is an unregulated and powerful waterfall with a total height of 240 m, from which 180 m is almost a single drop. Guests can choose if they want to drive up or hike. Kløvstien hike - the path is preserved as a cultural heritage, and a lot of effort has been put into maintaining the path. Stone steps and chains are making challenging parts more accessible and safer.
Day 6 
After morning yoga, breakfast, and packed lunch, we take off on a road trip to the Atlantic Road.
The Atlantic Road has National Tourist Route status, and the entire stretch between Bud and Kristiansund is one continuous experience packed with coastal scenery, culture, and history. The road that crosses this “infamous stretch of the ocean” was hailed as the world’s best road trip by the British newspaper The Guardian. In 2006. The 8.3 km (5 miles) road, with 8 bridges of a total length of 891 meters, is built on several small islands and skerries and is spanned by eight bridges and several landfills.
We will hike Sjurvarden, 667 m.a.s.l. It is the mountain that stretches out to the sea, giving a powerful view of Hustadvika, the Atlantic Ocean, and the coastal landscape from Sunnmøre in the west and Smøla on Nordmøre in the north. In rainy weather, we take an excursion to the old fishing village of Bud and walk along the coastal hiking trail.
Day 7 
Morning yoga and breakfast.
All good things must come to an end but only till next time! We transfer you to the airport and say goodbye!
Depending on participants' comfort level and the weather, this itinerary is subject to change.
Other options for hiking are:
Misundtrappene

Accommodation: 

You can choose between a hotel room or a single or double bedroom in an apartment together with other retreat participants.
Thon Hotel Moldefjord is a charming and inviting accommodation nestled in the heart of Molde, 7 min. walking distance from the yoga studio Molde Yoga Pilates. With its stunning waterfront location, this hotel offers guests breathtaking views of the picturesque Moldefjord and the surrounding mountains.The comfortable but simple rooms include a private bathroom, shower, toiletries, and free wireless internet. You can choose between a single or a double room. The hotel's address is Storgata 40, Molde. If you want more privacy and time alone we strongly recommend you choose to stay at the hotel. If you prefer a more luxurious room, please let us know.

Accommodation in an apartment is a local home. You will share the bathroom with 2-4 other participants. Those accommodations are located in different parts of the city and are within walking distance from the yoga studio.

Food: 

  • Vegetarian
  • Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • Organic
  • Lactose-Free
  • Whole food
If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know when making a reservation

Your investment: 

EARLY BIRD (booking at least 3 months in advance):
Single room in the hotel 12 400 NOK per person
Shared room for 2 (twin or double) in the hotel for 20 900 NOK
Private room in the local house (with a shared bathroom) 10 400 NOK
Shared room (twin or double) in the local house for 2 participants (with a shared bathroom) 16 900 NOK

LAST/MINUTE (booking less than 3 months in advance):
Single room in the hotel 13 900 NOK per person
Shared room for 2 (twin or double) in the hotel for 23 900 NOK
Private room in the local house (with a shared bathroom) 11 900 NOK
Shared room (twin or double) in the local house for 2 participants (with a shared bathroom) 19 900 NOK

Booking and refund options: 

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 1500 NOK.
  • The deposit is refundable if the booking is canceled 60 days before the retreat starts.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 60 days before arrival and is non-refundable.

Payment methods: 

  • Bank transfer
  • Wise
  • Debit or credit card (an additional charge of 3,8 % of the transferred amount will be charged)
  • PayPal (an additional charge of 3,8 % of the transferred amount will be charged)

What is included: 

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 2 meals a day, water, tea, coffee (vegan, gluten-free options)
  • 5 guided hikes
  • Yoga and meditation classes
  • Yoga mats and props
  • Transport during the retreat
  • Pick up and drop off at Molde airport or ferry terminal during the arriving and leaving day
  • Personal attention, motivation, care, and enthusiasm

What is not included: 

  • Airfare
  • Dinners (dinners for an extra cost of 1380 NOK made by our chef)
  • Travel insurance (medical and trip cancellation) is mandatory to protect you in case of any unforeseen emergencies
  • Transport from and to the airport if you arrive before the start of the retreat or wish to stay longer. The airport is 10 min driving distance from the city center and you can use public transport (bus or taxi).

Additional Information: 

This retreat offers a unique opportunity for self-discovery, allowing you to see your life from a fresh perspective and recenter your focus on what truly matters.

Just like life's unpredictability, mountains and weather can throw surprises our way, teaching us resilience and adaptability. As you conquer challenging trails, you'll find inner silence amidst the breathtaking landscapes.

Participating in yoga and hiking retreats offers a wonderful opportunity to connect with kindred spirits from diverse backgrounds and corners of the world. The shared passion for wellness and adventure creates an instant camaraderie, fostering the growth of meaningful friendships. These retreats not only nourish the body and mind but also create lasting bonds with kindred spirits from across the globe.

It's a transformative experience that harmonizes physical challenge, mental rejuvenation, and the breathtaking beauty of Norway's natural wonders.

If you are looking for an eventful holiday with lots of yoga, fun, and mountain air, Norway is the place for you. Expect relaxed group dynamics and the opportunity to integrate more balance and health into your life.

A YouTube video about yoga and hiking at Trolltindene is here.

Guided tours take you into the heart of world-renowned wilderness destinations like countless waterfalls, Troll Church, Atlantic Road, Romsdalseggen, or some smaller mountaintops with amazing views over the fjords.  Sometimes we will have yoga, pranayama, and meditation outdoors, on the top of the mountain.

What to bring/wear:

  • Backpack
  • Waterbottle
  • Wind and waterproof jacket
  • Warm cardigan
  • Comfortable outdoor shoes or boots
  • Socks
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen

The currency in Norway is the Norwegian Krone (NOK).

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
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