The NCE Morning Hikes

Every morning at 10, we offer you to join us and start your day with an energizing morning hike.

Join one of our guided tours to see stunning views of the Kirkeporten rock formation, the North Cape Horn and the North Cape Plateau; gain insight into Sami culture; and enjoy a close-up look at the plants, fruits and animals (birds and reindeer) of the area. In addition, the detailed explanations provided by the NCE guide will give you a better understanding of the history and significance of sites of interest and of everything you encounter.

If you wish to do a hike in particular, enquire at jonathan@thenorthcape-experience.com to find out if a particular hike has already been decided for that particular day. Rate is based on a 2-hour hike.
Longer hikes are charged at the rate of NOK 100 per extra hour.

Depending on your requests and our availability, we will agree with you on the destination of the tour.

In addition to the regular tours below, NCE can design a hike to ensure you get the experience you want.



Kirkeporten Tour (~2 hours)
Easy hike (~5 km)
Come and experience the energy of Kirkeporten, an ancient place of sacrifice of the Sami people. Kirkeporten is a natural rock formation, beautifully shaped like an arch. It provides a very special view of the North Cape and the Mefjord.

What you get:

- Guided tour with tour guide through the beautiful landscape of the North Cape region,
- Spectacular view of Kirkeporten, the North Cape Horn and the Mefjord,
- Explanations of fauna & flora along the way,
- Daypack with a bottle of water,
- Professional walking sticks upon request.



Mefjord Tour (~2 hours)

An easy hike (~6 km) with a spectacular view – on this hike along lakes and fields we’ll take you to a little hut situated right at the bay of the Mefjord, where you’ll have a wonderful panoramic view of the landscape around Skarsvåg, including the North Cape Horn, the Risfjord and the Mefjord.
What you get:

- Guided tour with tour guide through the beautiful landscape of the North Cape region,
- Spectacular view of the North Cape Horn, the Mefjord and the Risfjord,
- Explanations of fauna & flora along the way,
- Daypack with a bottle of water,
- Professional walking sticks upon request.

We can also include a barbecue in this tour. This service must be booked in advance.



Sami Village Tour (~3 hours)
Medium difficulty (~3 hours) NOK 495

Come and meet one of the oldest Sami families on the island, learn about the Sami way of life and enjoy a close-up experience with reindeer and the Sami people in their traditional clothes.
You’ll get to experience the beauty and magic of the North Cape first hand, while we take you on a beautiful hike along lakes and fields.
All you need to bring on this wonderful journey is your camera and some comfortable walking shoes. We will supply you with a bottle of water and a daypack to store all your personal items and souvenirs you might want to take home. To make your hike even more comfortable, we can supply you with professional walking sticks.

What you get:

- Guided tour with tour guide through the beautiful landscape of the north cape region,
- Explanations of fauna & flora along the way,
- Explanation and hands-on experience of the Sami culture and way of life,
- Possibility to purchase handmade crafts from the Sami people,
- Daypack with a bottle of water,
- Professional walking sticks upon request.



The Big NCE Hiking Tour (full day) NOK 995
Medium difficulty (~20km) to Knivskellodden

Get the full experience of the North Cape on this day tour to Knivskjelloden – the real northernmost point of Europe.
On this tour you’ll get it all: spectacular views of the North Cape, the Barents Sea, lakes and fjords and not to forget the wildlife – lots of reindeer on the way.
Feel the satisfaction of signing the Norway Hiking Association’s minute book when you reach your destination Knivskjelloden. We will be proud to present you the official NCE certificate stating that you completed the hiking trail to the northernmost point of Europe.

What you get:

- Guided tour with tour guide through the beautiful landscape of the North Cape region,
- Spectacular view of the North Cape, lakes and wildlife,
- Explanations of fauna & flora along the way,
- Daypack with a bottle of water,
- Professional walking sticks upon request,
- Official NCE certificate at the end of the hike.

We can provide lunch packages. This service must be booked in advance.

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