Snowcoach and lunch in Jotunheimen (from Flåm)
Immerse yourself in the beauty of winter Norway like a true local with our historical Bombardier snowcoach tour in Jotunheimen. Our comfortable busses will bring you safe from Flåm to Tyin and back. Trek on a self-guided snowshoe walk, relish in the stunning scenery, and treat yourself to a scrumptious meal in the heart of Norway – all included in your unforgettable experience.
Historical Bombardier snowcoach tour in Jotunheimen
Explore the heart of Norway with snowshoes
Savor delightful local cuisine
Bus from/to Flåm
- Freshly prepared sandwich and coffee/tea
Snowcoach to Eidsbugarden return
Delicious meal at Eidsbugarden
Snowshoes and hiking poles
Detailed tour description
Season and price 2024
February – April
Available on Sundays
First available day: 18.02.2024
Last available day: 28.04.2024
Adult (13+ yrs.):
Child (6-12 yrs.):
Child (0-5 yrs.):
Explore Jotunheimen with Snowcoach and Snowshoes
Experience winter Norway like a local on a day trip from Flåm with our express buses. Embark on a historical Bombardier snowcoach tour and a self-guided snowshoe walk in Jotunheimen. Our nostalgic snowcoahes are the primary means of transportation for Eidsbugarden’s residents during winter, providing a unique and authentic travel experience. During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the stunning surroundings on a self-guided snowshoe walk and enjoy a delicious meal at the cozy local lodge, Fondsbu. Snowcoach, transportation, snowshoe rental, and meal are all included in your experience.
At 12:00 pm, you’ll depart from Flåm aboard our comfortable express bus. During this approximately 4.5-hour journey, you’ll travel through the picturesque Fjord Norway region before reaching the Filefjell and Jotunheimen area. Along the way, you’ll be treated to views of lakes, fjords, waterfalls, and a pristine white landscape adorned with traditional Norwegian farms and houses.
Pit Stop: Tyinkrysset Fjellstue
Arrival: 1:21 pm. Duration: about 9 minutes. Departure: 1:30 pm.
After some time on the bus, it’s important to refuel with some energy before continuing your exploration. At Tyinkrysset Fjellstue, which is conveniently located near the Tyinkrysset bus stop, you can swiftly pick up a freshly prepared sandwich, complemented by your choice of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. These items are prepared for your convenience and can be easily taken with you as you continue your adventure. Additionally, restroom facilities are available for your comfort.
Your journey continues from Tyinkrysset Fjellstue to Tyin, where the snowcoaches depart. You will be picked up by a mini-bus at Tyinkrysset Fjellstue no later than 1:30 pm. Please ensure punctuality to avoid missing the bus. Arrival by mini-bus at Tyin, approximately 1:40 pm.
Activity: Snow coach to Eidsbugarden
Departure: 1:45 pm. Duration: about 45 minutes. Arrival: 2:30 pm.
These charming snowcoaches are essential for the residents of Eidsbugarden, providing the only link to civilization during the harsh winter months. Our snowcoaches, with a maximum capacity of 12 persons, run daily on a fixed schedule between Tyin and Eidsbugarden, taking you on an approximately 45-minute journey through a mesmerizing winter wonderland.
Activity: self-guided snowshoe walk
Upon your arrival at Eidsbugarden, you will be provided with a pair of snowshoes to explore the beautiful surroundings at your own pace. Our friendly driver will give you a brief introduction on how to use the snowshoes and offer suggestions for the best routes to take. You can take a self-guided snowshoe walk and immerse yourself in the stunning winter landscape, enjoying the fresh air and tranquil silence. For a more secure and enjoyable snowshoeing experience, we highly recommend adding a private guide.
Meal: delicious meal at Fondsbu
To make your adventure even more unforgettable, we invite you to indulge in a delicious meal at the cozy local lodge, Fondsbu. It’s the only eatery in Eidsbugarden that perfectly complements the enchanting surroundings, enhancing the charm of your experience. The Fondsbu lodge offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, where we’ll serve you a scrumptious meal made with local ingredients. During your visit to Eidsbugarden, you’re welcome to enjoy the meal at a time that suits you best. Please inform us in advance if you have any food allergies so that we can make the necessary arrangements.
Activity: Snowcoach to Tyin
Departure: 4:15 pm. Duration: about 45 minutes.
With rosy cheeks and fresh memories in mind, our snowcoaches will transport you back to civilization. The snowcoach departs back to Tyin at 4:15 PM (16:15). Please ensure punctuality to avoid missing the return trip.
Arrival by bus at Flåm Station, approximately 6:45 pm.
Private guide: NOK 6.000 (1-4 pax) / on request (5+ pax)
For a more secure and enjoyable snowshoeing experience, we highly recommend adding a private guide. Our experienced guide will offer a wealth of information about the area’s rich history and natural beauty, enriching your appreciation of the stunning winter landscape. Additionally, you’ll receive expert guidance on using snowshoes and hiking poles during the safe excursion in the surrounding area.
To fully relish your winter adventure in the high-altitude mountains of Jotunheimen, dressing appropriately for cold weather conditions and local temperatures is paramount. For a comfortable and enjoyable experience, we strongly recommend donning warm, waterproof clothing, sturdy boots or shoes, and applying sunscreen and wearing sunglasses in case of sunny weather. Avoid wearing trail runners, everyday shoes, or sneakers. Please be aware that, for safety reasons, we reserve the right to refuse your participation in the tour if inappropriate clothing is worn.
Everyone is welcome to join this winter tour, regardless of experience.
Good to know
The meal at Fondsbu lodge will be served during your stay and you can decide yourself at which time you want to enjoy it. You can choose between two enticing options: “Dagens middag med kaffe/te” (Today’s dinner with coffee/tea) or “Fondsburger” (Homemade burger).
To assist you in getting oriented, we will supply you with a physical map and a tour description. Upon your arrival, our staff will provide a briefing and offer suggestions for the most optimal routes to explore. For a safer and more enjoyable experience, we highly recommend considering the option of including a private guide in your booking.
When you book with us, we’ll provide you with a packing list to ensure you have all the necessary clothing and gear.
Departure time from Flåm Station:
12:00 pm – 13:21 pm
Departure time from Tyinkrysset Fjellstue:
1:30 pm – 1:40 pm
Departure time from Tyin:
5:16 pm – 9:45 pm
Travel green and savor the journey from the big city to Jotunheimen. Our express buses take you directly from the city to the heart of Norway. Along the way, you’ll traverse mountains, valleys, rivers, and charming farms. Our buses are equipped with free WiFi, power outlets featuring USB chargers, and restroom.
Experience the convenience of choosing from various departure times and travel destinations along our express bus routes. Please share your travel plans with us, and we will take care of the arrangements, ensuring a stress-free experience for you.
Minimum of two attendees required for this tour. If there aren’t enough bookings for your chosen day, we will notify you by email or phone before 6:00 PM on the day before your booked date. You can then choose to join a rescheduled trip or cancel your order free of charge.
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