Norway Travel Guide
One word comes to mind when I think of Norway. Epic. There is just no other way to describe the larger than life nature that is available here.
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When to go
Per usual, spring (May) and fall (September) provide the pleasant weather mixed with lower prices and fewer crowds making it an ideal time to come. Tourists aside, summer has the longest days and warmest weather.
Winter comes with beautiful snow covered mountains. Hiking trails and some roads will be closed, days will be much shorter (5 – 6 hours of daylight) and it will be COLD but you will also have the chance to see the Northern Lights. You also get great skiing and snowboarding.
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Arrivals in Norway will require a 10 day quarantine with only certain exceptions if arriving from low transmission countries.
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Official currency: kr Norwegian krone
Budget: Not the ideal place for those looking to save a lot of money. Budget backpackers can expect to spend around $70 – $80 USD (cooking your own meals and doing outdoor activities) and mid range around $150 per day.
Credit cards: Common
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Where to go
Suggested itineraries for traveling Norway
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**Recommendations are given assuming you are up to date on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations for Norway travel specific to your country**
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Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
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Know before you go so you can be the most respectful and responsible visitor possible
Things to keep in mind when traveling Norway:
- Do your research on dog sledding, reindeer sledding and whale watching. You can find more information on Arctic animal tourism HERE.
Official Languages: Norwegian
Plugs: European plugs with the rounded tips