Welcome to your next norwegian adventure!

We arrange unique, mind-changing and environmental friendly nature based experiences year around in the great mountains of Norway. 

We take care of your whole journey, luggage transport
and accommodation along the way.

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Cycling tours

Traveling in the mountains on a bike seat is a fantastic and unique experience. You can easily cover long distances and get the most out of your holiday. Enjoy the majestic landscape with nature close by, surrounded by mountains and animals in a vibrant cultural landscape.

Join us on a bike ride in Jotunheimen!

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Hiking tours

Join us on mountain hikes in Jotunheimen – from day trips to multi-day trips. Experience the majestic Jotunheimen from the deep, lush valleys to the high peaks.

Find your favourite route!

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Summer adventures

Jotunheimen in the summer offers magical light and magnificent nature experiences. Feel the freedom and mastery among the high mountains, lush valleys, magical stone clocks and wildlife. Enjoy your stay in cozy mountain lodges with local history and traditional dishes.

Experiance Jotunheimen with us!

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Experience Jotunheimen with us!

Map

This is the route you will cycle!

Day to day

Day 1: Arrival Oslo

Arrival Oslo

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Oslo

Included meals: -

Optional: When you want to rent a bike, you will use the first day to pick up your rental bike from Fara Cycling in Oslo (before 6 pm, on Saturdays 4pm, Sundays not available).
We teamed up with the famous Norwegian brand Fara Cycling to give you the chance to ride one of the best gravel bikes.

Day 2: Train to Vinstra and cycling to Bygdin

Transport
Take the train (prebooked from us) from Oslo Central Station to Vinstra.

Cycling from Vinstra to Bygdin
Distance: 90 km, ↑ 2240 meters
On your first day, you will cycle on a gravel road from the valley of Gudbransdalen up to Jotunheimen. You will follow “Jotunheimvegen”, cycling from the woods towards the mountains above the treeline. You will pass many summer farms along the way and follow the big lake Vinstra. On the horizon, you can see the mountains of Jotunheimen and the summit of Bithorn, where you will find your accommodation at the lake Bygdin.

Accommodation: Bygdin Høyfjellshotell

Included meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3: Cycling Bygdin - Syndinstøga

Cycling from Bygdin to Syndinstøga via Slettefjell

Distance: 58 km, ↑ 1670 meters

From Bygdin, you cycle down the road to Beitostølen village and continue towards the mountain pass Slettefjell along a gravel road. This is an active summer farm areaand you will get a lovely view over Valdres. Back in the valley, you have the chance to visit the stave church in Høre . From here you need to cycle up again to the last mountain pass on the trip. Reaching the top of the hill you will find your accommodation.

Accommodation: Syndinstøga

Included meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner

Day 4: Cycling Syndinstøga - Gol

Cycling from Syndinstøga to Gol

Distance: 74 km, ↑ 955 meters

The third day you cycle through a summer farm landscape where you will probably meet many animals grazing along the road, passing cabin villages, lakes and you have a chance to stop at one of the farm to eat a lunch and experience local farm live.

Transport
Take the train from Gol to Oslo (prebooked).

Accommodation: Thon Hotel, Oslo

Included meals: Dinner, packed lunch and dinner

Day 5: Departure

Optional: Deliver Rental bike 

Deliver the rental bike to the shop of Fara Cycling at 10 am.

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Practical information

Below you will find practical information about this trip.
Can not find what you are looking for? See our frequently asked questions page, or send us an email - we will help you!

 

Accommodations

All the accommodations have double/twin beds with private bathrooms.

Hotel Thon, Oslo:
3-star hotel close to the train staion and Bike rental, including breakfast buffet.

Bygdin Høyfjellshotell: 
This hotel has a long tradition of hosting active mountain people who want to visit Jotunheimen. Even tho 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.

Syndinstøga:
Here there are 22 beds divided into 2 apartments and 3 hunting lodges. They have a great restaurant and pub, with good atmosphere and beautiful views. Syndinstøga is known for its good food. With a focus on local and sustainable ingredients, the kitchen composes today's dinner menu. It serves dishes based on moose and deer from local hunters. Lamb and mountain pig from the farms at Syndin and fish from local suppliers.

Bikes

Bring your own bike as this bike fits best to you and your demands. You can take the bike with you by bus/train from Oslo

Meals

All restaurants offer food based on local ingredients. For breakfast there will be buffet. Here you also need to make yourself a packed lunch that you bring to lunch for the day. It is possible to fill a thermos, check with the accommodation. Dinner will be served in the afternoon/evening

Route

Gravel/trail

You receive from us the original Mjølkevegen map and gpx coordinates you can use on your GPS device.
The Mjølkevegen is a well-maintained gravel road, used as well by cars and other vehicles. Some parts will be paved roads.

Difficulty

Hard

Kilometres: 50 - 100 kilometres
Elevation: 800-2000 accent meters
Terrain: fine gravel roads or asphalt

Participation in this tour demands good physical preparation and familiarity with extended periods of gravelbike riding. Daily distances are between 58 – 90 km, involving 1000 – 2000 climbing meters. You can anticipate numerous challenging uphill segments during the day. Our itineraries are tailored for gravel bikes and would prove excessively lengthy for e-bikes without the opportunity for recharging en route.

Equipment list

When you book with us, we'll provide you with a packing list to ensure you have all the necessary clothing and gear with you.

Transport

This tour includes the train from Oslo to the starting point at Vinstra and back from Gol to Oslo. Travel green just not only feels good but is it as well comfortable and relaxing way to reach your bikepacking adventure.

Day 2: Oslo-Vinstra by train
08.02 am-11.09 am

Day 4: Gol- Oslo by Train
7.28 pm-10.22 pm

Travel ecofriendly to the mountains

All of our trips include transport to and from the mountains, and includes all luggage transport along the way. You will travel comfortably with experienced drivers, and modern, ecofriendly buses.

When you travel with our buses, and use the local accommodation companies, you support a sustainable tourism in our region.

Sitattegn

“Historic route Jotunheimen, is a tour we will not forget. The nature was a paradise. The accommodations, the local food, seamless luggage transport and the serviceminded bus drivers made the trip complete for us. Thank you for a unique experience! ”

– John Evensen