Skjolden Llamas

Skjolden Llamas

Skjolden Llamas

Llama Tours, Walks and Activities

Visit Skjolden, meet the llamas and enjoy a very special experience. The farm is located just 500 meters from the centre of Skjolden near the Mørkrid river.

Below are listed details of activities on offer during 2017. Our season is from 15 May until 1 September. We can however organize tours for other dates or alternative activities, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

CRUISE SHIPS. On most days when cruise ships are visiting Skjolden, we will offer llama walks/ farm visits throughout the day, this is a popular activity lasting approx 90 minutes, starting from outside tourist information in the center of Skjolden these will be advertised at the cruise terminal, tourist information and other locations in Skjolden, can also be booked in advance. Additional details will be listed at the bottom of this section of the website two or three days in advance of each ship docking in Skjolden. There will be a MINIMUM of one llama available for every two people on the walk when cruise ships are here, the first tour starts approx. 90 minutes after the ship docks, subsequent tours at 2 hour intervals throughout the day. Advance booking is advised on cruise days due to limited capacity and the popularity of the llama walk.

Bookings direct to the farm, or at the kiosk outside tourist information, Skjolden.

When Fred. Olsen ship are here we organise a 3 hour llama walk and farm visit as part of their official tour schedule which is bookable onboard ship or direct with Fred. Olsen Cruises.

River Walk & Farm Visit

Enjoy a visit to the farm, meet the llamas and take them for a liesurely walk by the river. See what else is happening on the farm when you are here. In addition to the llamas, we have an old norwegian breed of sheep and grow raspberries.

Duration: about 90 minutes.

Price: NOK 175 per person.

Times; July 2017.- Mondays 26th June, 3rd, 10th, 17, 24th & 31st July.
Thursdays 29th June, 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th June.
Other dates and times can be arranged if required.

Day Trek Mørkridsdalen Conservation Area

This guided walk starts at the trailhead/car park Hyrnavollen which is located at the end of the road in the Mørkrid valley (transport can be organized from Skjolden). Follow the Mørkrid river upstream as far as our farm cabin at Liane, where a picnic lunch and refreshments will be provided. You will have good time to relax and explore the area before returning to the trailhead.

The scenery in this area is beautiful and a very special experience. You will pass small lakes and waterfalls along the way and be accompanied by our pack llamas who will carry your bags and lunch for you. Although there is some uphill walking (Liane is 480 metres above sea level), the trail is good and the llamas set a gentle walking pace. Walking time about 2.5 hours in each direction. Tour subject to minimum of two people booking, maximum 10 persons/4 llamas.

Duration: full day, approx 8-9 hours.

Price; 650 nok/person.

Dates in July; sundays 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th.
Other dates available upon request.

Other Activities.

Please note that our tour programme is not yet finalised for 2017, but we can organise activities to suit your schedules and requirements.
There will also be the opportunity to accompany us on our daily inspection round when we check all the areas where we have sheep and llamas grazing. Spring and early summer this can be three or four different locations around Skjolden. From mid June we also check up on the sheep at least once every week on the upland grazing, this involves a lot of walking, but some fantastic scenery.

CRUISE DATES;

We will be organising 90 minute farm visits/llama walks priced at 175 nok on the following dates when ships are here at Skjolden.

27 June. Monarch. No tours this day.

28 June. Crown Princess. 09.45am, 11.45am & 01.30pm.

04 July. Crown Princess. 09.45am, 11.45am & 01.30pm.

11 July. Monarch. 10.45am & 12.45pm.

22 July. Amadia. 04.30pm.

15 August. Aida Aluna. 10.00am, 12.00am.

Fred. Olsen ships – 3 hour tours/llama walks offered as part of the official tour program and bookable direct with Fred. Olsen.

Payment accepted in Kroner, US Dollars, GB Pound and Euro.