Discover Jotunheimen: White Route
A comfortable and easy way to explore Jotunheimen. You will stay in two different accommodations from where you can start your hikes in Jotunheimen. We will help you with good hiking recommendations, descriptions, and a map. This package fits everybody who wants to do roundtrips instead of cabin-to-cabin hikes and is also great for families and hiking beginners, or just for the slow adventurer who wants to have time to enjoy a good view.
- Hiking in Jotunheimen National Park
- Boat ride with M/B Bitihorn
- Delicious local food at historic accommodations
- Bus transport from/to Oslo
- Luggage transport
- Accommodation x 4
- Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner x 4
- Detailed tour description
Season and Price 2024
June – August
First arrival day: 26.06.2024
Last arrival day: 28.08.2024
Adult in Double room:
Children 6-15 years:
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Day to day
Day 1: Oslo - Bygdin
Arrival by Valdresekspressen from Oslo.
Activity, Hike to Bygdisheim
Time: 1-2 hours Distance: 6 kilometers, ↑ 0 meters
Stretch your legs on our evening hike by the Bygdin lake, after some hours sitting in the bus. Flat on a gravel road. Beautiful view of the Bygdin Lake.
Accommodation: Bygdin Høifieldshotell
Day 2: Hike Synshorn
Activity, Hike Synshorn
Time: 1-2 hours, Distance: 5 kilometers, ↑ 450 meters
Early arrival – possible hike. Synshorn is located at 1457 m.a.s.l. and offers a fantastic view of Jotunheimen. The trails are easy to walk and vary between some soft terrain and more rocky terrain near the top.
Accommodation: Bygdin Høyfjellshotell
Day 3: Boat cruise and hike
You will sail with historical M/B Bitihorn from Bygdin to Eidsbugarden
Activity, Hike to Torshammeren
Duration: 2-3 hours, Distance: 6,3 kilometers, ↑ 400 meters
The hike to Torshammaren gives you a mighty view and the feeling that you are standing among Jotunheimen’s highest peaks. It is easy to vary the hikes and visit lakes and rivers and get the feeling of being far away from all civilization.
Accommodation: Fondsbu DNT-cabin.
Day 4: Hike to Utsikten (The view)
Activity, Hike to Utsikten
Time: 2-4 hours, Distance: 6 kilometers, Ascent: 410 meters
This summit close to Eidsbugarden offers a spectacular view of Jotunheimen’s mighty peaks and surrounding mountains. This you can do as a round trip.
Accommodation: Fondsbu DNT-cabin.
Day 5: Eidsbugarden - Oslo
Boat cruise to Bygdin
You will sail with historical M/B Bitihorn back to Bygdin.
Bus to Oslo
Below you will find practical information about this trip.
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Go to Bergen instead of Oslo, NOK 150
You can choose to end your trip in Bergen instead of Oslo. Then you will skip the last cruise to Bygdin and take the bus from your last accommodation.
Fjord cruise from Flåm to Bergen (5 hours), NOK 1.485
When ending your trip to Bergen, you can travel the last bit by cruise boat from Fåm to Bergen. This is a perfect way to also experience Norway’s beautiful and deep fjords.
Extra night in Bergen, Price on request
Norway’s second-largest city, surrounded by mountains and fjords. Well worth seeing.
Extra night in Oslo, Price on request
If you are interested to see the capital of Norway, or your flight is arriving late, you can ad one extra night in Oslo, including breakfast. You can also ad it on the end of the trip.
To fully enjoy your hiking adventure in the mountainous areas, it’s important to dress appropriately for the weather conditions and local temperatures. For a comfortable and enjoyable experience, we recommend wearing warm, waterproof clothing, sturdy mountain hiking boots that provide ankle support, and sunscreen and sunglasses. It is not recommended to wear trail runners, everyday shoes, or sneakers. We also recommend bringing hiking poles.
We will send your luggage from cabin to cabin, so you only need to bring a daypack.
At Bygdin you will get a private bathroom with a toilet and shower. At Fondsbu you will meet a traditional atmosphere where the rooms have bunk beds and bathrooms and showers are in the hall.
This hotel has a long tradition of hosting active mountain people who want to visit Jotunheimen. Even though many rooms were renovated you will get a historical atmosphere. The food is sure to be the highlight of your stay. Dinner is made from local ingredients and comes to taste great.
Fondsbu is located in beautiful Eidsbugarden. The cottage is widely known for its good atmosphere, hosts, and great location. A popular place for hikers.
Both restaurants offer food based on local ingredients. For breakfast, there will be a buffet. Here you also need to make yourself a packed lunch that you bring to lunch for the day. Use your food scarf. It is possible to fill a thermos, check with the accommodation. Dinner will be served in the afternoon/evening.
Our selected daily hikes are well marked, and you will meet other hikers. The trails are often narrow but not too rocky.
For orientation, you will receive a physical map from us on arrival and a detailed tour description.
Kilometers: up to 8 kilometer
Ascent: up to 500 meters
Terrain: Fine paths that may have shorter sections that are rugged and steep.
Hikes that have the same start and end point. On these trips, you can decide the length yourself. Anyone with normal physical fitness can participate without problems. The tours are usually around 2-4 hours. The terrain is easy to walk and without major climbs. The trip does not require any special equipment.
When you book with us, we’ll provide you with a packing list to ensure you have all the necessary clothing and gear
Travel green by using public transport. Experience the convenience of choosing from various departure times and travel destinations along our express bus routes. Share your travel plans with us, and we’ll take care of the arrangements, ensuring a stress-free experience for you.
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