It didnt't seem very special to me. Maybe just because it was not a proper time to visit this place. I really enjoyed the view driving to the canyon. There were beautiful small cabins on the way and lots of raindeers!
We were off season but we made it to the canyon by walking on the powerplant road. The view was spectacular. We saw the best part of the canyon from a view point and for free. It change from fjord haha
We took the Alta Dam tour from our cruise ship. At $209 each we found this to be quite pricey, but what’s cheap in Norway? You take a long ride out on the bus with really nothing special to look at but we did stop at an Indian TP where we all went inside and were introduced to local cultures....
Have been on some of these in the past and this one compares extremely favourably.
Extremely helpful and capable crew and magnificent scenery.
Highly recommend. Need to rug up a bit as it can get chilly.
Returning to the warm restaurant was also good.
Norway is full of amazing landscapes, I found myself quite breathless for the whole time I was in the country, but the Alta river gorge is a highlight. You see a lot of tundra with stunted trees and caravans on skis on the way there, then the gorge itself is incredibly beautiful. I went to the dam and inside the...
We hiked the long trail. For the youngest (age 7) the last part of the return was a bit arduous. The whole trip is 15km all together so you should be in good condition. The hike will reward you with stunning views of the canyon. Good boots are recommended as it might be a bit wet in places.