Discover Jotunheimen: The White Route

Our Jotunheimen White Route itinerary is suitable for hikers on the beginner and first time level. The routes are shorter and the hikes are all round-trip hikes. This way you can turn around at any point without having to complete the hike to get to your next stage.

Tour AgendaRoute
Day 1: Arrival at Bygdin
Day 2: Bitihorn / Synshorn hike
Day 3: Boat cruise to Eidsbugarden + Utsikten hike
Bygdin – White Route
Day 4: Departure / Free day at Eidsbugarden Discover Jotunheimen
White Route route (4-Days)
Day 5: Thorshammaren
Day 6: Boat back to Bygdin and departure
Discover Jotunheimen
White Route route (6-Days)


  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 10 kilometers (Out and back)
  • Elevation Gain: 600 meters
  • Duration: 5-8 hours from Bygdin (4-6 hours from the parking)
  • Jotunheimen
  • Bitihorn
  • Hike to Bitihorn ©Jotunheimen Travel
  • Bitihorn peak ©Jotunheimen Travel
  • Bitihorn ©Jotunheimen Travel

Bitihorn at 1607 meters above sea level is one of the classical and easier hikes suited well for beginners in the area. The route start at the doorstep of Bygdin hotel and takes you up to a fantastic panoramic view over Valdres.


  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 5,5 kilometers (Out and back)
  • Elevation Gain: 410 meters
  • Duration: 2-4 hours
  • Utsikten at Eidsbugarden
  • Utsikten at Eidsbugarden
  • Utsikten at Eidsbugarden
  • Utsikten at Eidsbugarden

Utsikten is a short, easy tour with spectacular view over the great nature landscape of Jotunheimen. Its about 410m height meters to ascend, but short and fits beginners well.


  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 6,5 kilometers (Out and back)
  • Elevation Gain: 370 meters
  • Duration: 2-4 hours

The tour to Torshammaren will provide a feeling of being surrounded by Jotunheimen’s mountain peaks. At the peak you will find yourself at the gates of Jotunheimen’s wilderness. The tour is easy, and a great tour for beginners. There are only 370 height meters from start to the peak, with a fairly steady and slow raise to the top.

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