Snowcoach and lunch in Jotunheimen (from Oslo)

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 Oslo 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 Oslo

  • Freshly prepared sandwich and coffee/tea
  • Snowcoach to Eidsbugarden return

  • Delicious meal at Eidsbugarden

  • Snowshoes and hiking poles

  • Detailed tour description

  • Map 

Season and price 2024

February – April

Available all days, except Saturdays and Sundays

First available day: 16.02.2024
Last available day: 26.04.2024

Adult (13+ yrs.):
NOK 2.995
Child (6-12 yrs.):
NOK 1.650

Child (0-5 yrs.):
on request

Explore Jotunheimen with Snowcoach and Snowshoes  

Experience winter Norway like a local on a day trip from Oslo 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.



In the early morning, at 8:30 am, you’ll depart from Oslo aboard our comfortable express bus. During this about 5-hour journey, you’ll travel through the picturesque Valdres region before reaching the Filefjell and Jotunheimen area. Along the way, you’ll be treated to views of frozen lakes, waterfalls, and a pristine white landscape dotted with traditional Norwegian farms and houses.

Pit Stop: Tyinkrysset Fjellstue
Arrival: 1:00 pm. Duration: about 30 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, conveniently situated near the Tyinkrysset bus stop, you can enjoy a freshly prepared sandwich, complete with your choice of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Restroom facilities are also available for your convenience.

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. If you haven’t finished your sandwich, feel free to take it with you. Arrival by mini-bus at Tyin, approximately 1:40 pm.

Activity: Snowcoach 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 Oslo Bus Terminal, approximately 10 pm.

Practical information

Below you will find practical information about this trip.
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Available add-ons

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.

Important details

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.

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.


    Departure time from Oslo Bus Terminal:
    08:30 am – 12:59 pm

    Departure time from Tyinkrysset Fjellstue:
    1:30 pm – 1:40 pm

    Departure time from Tyin:
    5:28 pm – 10:00 pm


    Travel green and savor the journey from the big city to Valdres and Jotunheimen. Our express buses take you directly from the capital 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.

    Order conditions

    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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