CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING BEITOSTØLEN
6 days, Self-guided
Beitostølen, in the Valdres region, is one of Norway’s most popular cross-country skiing destinations with many hundred kilometers of groomed trails. Do self-guided cross-country skiing tours from the urban mountain village of Beitostølen, by the foot of Jotunheimen’s high mountain peaks. We invite you to stay in a traditional Norwegian cabin or hotel room.
180 km groomed trails
Combine traditional accommodation with urban surroundings in the mountains
- Bus transport from/to Oslo
- Accommodation x 5 cabin or hotel room
- Transport for Panorama trip
- Detailed tour description
Season & Prices 2024
December 23 – April 24
Prices in cabin from:
Per person in a cabin:
NOK 6.456 (2 pax)
NOK 4.430 (6 pax)
Prices in hotel from
Person in double room: NOK 8.025
Children on request
*Prices vary through the season
Day to day
Day 1: Arriving at Beitostølen
Bus from Oslo to Beitostølen
Arriving at Beitostølen
Take the short walk from the bus stop to your cabin or hotel room, and check in.
Day 2-5: Daily ski tours
Daily ski tours
Close by you will find your ski rental.
From the lodge, you have access to more than 180 km of groomed trails. When booking you will receive a tour description with suggestions on day trips, including the Panorama trip witch includes a lift card and bus ride up and back from the trip. Make a rough plan on the first day, by looking at the weather forecast, to plan where to go when during the week.
You can make your meal in your cabin or go out and eat in one of the various restaurants Beitostølen has to offer. Beitostølen also offers several sports shops, cafes, lodges, and pubs.
Day 6: Departure
Bus from Beitostølen to Oslo airport
Take the bus from Beitostølen back to Oslo.
Rent a pair of cross-country skiis for the hole week (4 days).
Included: Classic non-wax skies, boots, and poles.
50 min NOK 955/330
90 min NOK 1.305/350
120 min NOK 1.650/380
3 hours NOK 2.345/410
Price for 1 person 50 minutes NOK 955, for extra person NOK 330
Maybe you would like to get some instruction for the first day, or more days?
Go to Bergen instead of Oslo
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.
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 skiing 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, and bringing sunscreen and sunglasses.
The winter season starts with short days with daylight, but then you will get a lot of clear starry sky, and if you are lucky even northern light. Bring a headlamp and ski in the dark! From around mid Febuary, you will get longer days. And in the spring on warm days, it can even be possible to ski in a bikini.
You can choose between staying in a cabin or in a hotel. The prices vary depending on how many staying, from 1-6 pax. The prices of both accommodations also vary during the season. Send us a non-binding request when you would like to go, and how many you are.
Hovihyttene is the origin of the accommodation offered in Beitostølen Resort and the favorite of many.
12 cabins divided into two rows. Each is on a practical 50 m² and with a west-facing terrace. Great accommodation for up to 6 people. The cabins are located 300 meters from the city center, just across the street from the grocery store, clothing store, and sports shop. A Hovihytte has 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two bunk beds. One bathroom. Well-equipped kitchen, cozy living room with a fireplace and TV. Dining area for 6 people. Free internet. All cabins terrace is west facing direction. Allowed with a dog for an additional fee.
Traditional mountain hotel with large swimming pool, restaurant, lovely lobby area with large fireplace.
Radisson Blu Mountain Resort is located in the middle of Beitostølen at the foot of the ski center. Here, wonderful moments start right outside the door where the view of Slettefjell opens through the lovely lobby area with a large fireplace that invites you to throw away your jacket and settle down to stay for a while.
A little extra delicious here is that it is so spatial everywhere. Here is a super two-part fireplace lounge with billiards and access to lots of good books, good fitness facilities, squash court, sauna and 25-meter swimming pool.
The hotel has a large breakfast room and restaurant. Here you will also find a separate restaurant area and the hotel has a traditional lobby bar and dance bar as it should in a mountain hotel
The cabins got their own kitchen, where you can cook all your meals, but you can also buy meals at restaurants and cafes at Beitostølen.
At the hotel, breakfast is included. There are many resturants to schoose from in the village.
The tracks run through varied, rolling terrain, from spruce and birch forests up to the high open plains surrounded by high mountain peaks. The forest trails offer protection from windy and snowy weather while the trails on the mountain plateau offer wide views on fine days. In general, the trails in the Beitostølen trail net are easy to intermediate with not too long and not too steep ascends and easy, fun downhill runs and flat parts in between. They fit everyone from beginners and families to competing skiers who come here for exercise. All routes are numbered and well-described.
This is a trip very easy to adjust to your skill level at cross-country skies. It is advisable that you have tried cross country before, but not required. There is a ski school in the area, Is possible to add-on to this pack, Just ask us.
When you book with us, we’ll provide you with a packing list to ensure you have all the necessary clothing and gear.
Choose to travel green with bus. 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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