Mountain Peaks Package: Green (6-days)

We have handpicked some of the easier but scenic mountains around south of Jotunheimen. This tour is a good fit for guest who wants to start heading up and discover the world from the peak of Jotunheimen.

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Itinerary

Agenda day 1:
  • Bus: Transfer to/from Oslo
    Time: 4 hour(s)

    Ride with Valdresekspressen!

    Enjoy the scenic journey from Oslo to the Valdres Region. After leaving the bustle of the capital you will soon find yourself on countryside roads passing through small towns and surrounded by lakes and fields. As you get further into the country, you will see the mountains in the distance and before you know you’ll find yourself climbing the steep roads that take you straight into the national park. The coach has adjustable seats, free WiFi, outlets with USB charging ports and toilet facilities on board.

  • Hiking: Synshorn
    Difficulty: Easy
    Time: 1-2 hour(s)
    Distance: 5 kilometers
    Elevation at peak: 1457 meters
    Ascent height: 450 meters

    Synshorn at 1457 meters above sea level invites to a fantastic view of Jotunheimen. The trail is easy to follow and climb, and varies from soft terreng to rock closer to the peak. The hike is well suited for beginners and is a short hike starting at the doorsteps of Bygdin Hotel.

  • Accommodation: Bygdin Høifieldshotell

    Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated south of Jotunheimen, near the lake "Bygdin" in an altitude of 3910 ft. It is 12km north of Beitostølen and 22 km from Besseggen. The main road 51 over Valdresflya passes the hotel. The Hotel was built in 1912, and in 1955 and 1965 extensions were added on. The hotel has an old-fashioned warm style,which has been maintained throughout the entire building. Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated at the boarder of Jotunheimen National Park, with a view to fantastic scenery over the mountains with peaks up to 6900ft.

Agenda day 2:
  • Hiking: Bitihorn
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Time: 5-8 hour(s)
    Distance: 10 kilometers
    Elevation at peak: 1607 meters
    Ascent height: 600 meters

    Bitihorn at 1607 meters above sea level is one of the classical and easier hikes suited well for beginners in the area. The route start at the doorstep of Bygdin hotel and takes you up to a fantastic panoramic view over Valdres.

  • Accommodation: Bygdin Høifieldshotell

    Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated south of Jotunheimen, near the lake "Bygdin" in an altitude of 3910 ft. It is 12km north of Beitostølen and 22 km from Besseggen. The main road 51 over Valdresflya passes the hotel. The Hotel was built in 1912, and in 1955 and 1965 extensions were added on. The hotel has an old-fashioned warm style,which has been maintained throughout the entire building. Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated at the boarder of Jotunheimen National Park, with a view to fantastic scenery over the mountains with peaks up to 6900ft.

Agenda day 3:
  • Cruise: (M/B Bitihorn) Bygdin → Torfinnsbu: 09:05 → 09:50
    Time: 1 hour(s)

    Cruise on the lake Bygdin with M/B Bitihorn. Between Bygdin and Torfinnsbu.

  • Guided hike: Østre Torfinnstind
    Difficulty: Difficult
    Time: 5-6 hour(s)
    Distance: 6 kilometers
    Elevation at peak: 2119 meters
    Ascent height: 1060 meters

    Østre Torfinnstind or “Eastern Torfinnstind” is the highest one of the mountain Torfinnstindane’s three peaks. At 2119 meters above sea level, it rises majestically in the sky behind Torfinnsbu, and can be seen from most mountains in the southern area of Jotunheimen. The hike is of the more challenging sort, and requires you to be in good physical health. But once you reach the top, the trip is well worth the challenge. In addition to magnificent views of the spectacular surroundings; one can – on a clear day – see almost all the way to Oslo. Do not forget to bring your camera!

  • Accommodation: Torfinnsbu DNT

    Torfinnsbu is a small self service DNT cabin. There are 30 beds and extra space for camping. The cabin is located at Bygdin lake at the entrance of Svartdalen (the black valley) and connected with daily scheduled transfer with M/B Bitihorn.

Agenda day 4:
  • Cruise: (M/B Bitihorn) Bygdin → Eidsbugarden: 13:30 → 15:15

    Cruise on the lake Bygdin with M/B Bitihorn. Between Bygdin and Eidsbugarden.

  • Hiking: Utsikten (From Eidsbugarden)
    Difficulty: Easy
    Time: 2-4 hour(s)
    Distance: 6 kilometers
    Ascent height: 410 meters

    Utsikten is a short, easy tour with spectacular view over the great nature landscape of Jotunheimen. Its about 410m height meters to ascend, but short and fits beginners well.

  • Accommodation: Fondsbu DNT

    Fondsbu DNT is run by Solbjørg and is located at Eidsbugarden on the bank of lake Bygdin. Here you have access to many popular hikes, inculidng glaciers hikes.

Agenda day 5:
  • Guided hike: Uranostind
    Difficulty: Difficult
    Time: 9-12 hour(s)
    Distance: 17 kilometers
    Elevation at peak: 2157 meters
    Ascent height: 1050 meters
    Descent height: 1050 meters

    Uranostind - The Pride of Jotunheimen!

    The iconic Uranostind lies at 2,157 m.a.s.l. This demanding 10-11 hour hike is great for experienced hikers. The hike will take you past Urdadalsvannet on the way to Koldedalen. Once you reach the Glacier there will be a short change of equipment before the hike continues to Uraknatten and the climb to Uranostind. The trek takes you over crevasses, and you will do some easy climbing and then crawl out on the top ridge and admire the spectacular view from the summit. The weather at high altitudes in Norway can change quickly, and snowstorms can happen every month of the summer.

    The hike is long, but the spectacular view at the summit is well worth the trip.

  • Accommodation: Fondsbu DNT

    Fondsbu DNT is run by Solbjørg and is located at Eidsbugarden on the bank of lake Bygdin. Here you have access to many popular hikes, inculidng glaciers hikes.

Agenda day 6:
  • Cruise: (M/B Bitihorn) Eidsbugarden → Bygdin: 11:30 → 13:15

    Cruise on the lake Bygdin with M/B Bitihorn. Between Eidsbugarden and Bygdin.

  • Bus: (Nor-Way) Bygdin Hotel → Oslo: 14:20 → 18:46
    Time: 4 hour(s)

    Ride with Valdresekspressen!

    Enjoy the scenic journey through the countryside roads passing, through small towns and surrounded by lakes and fields. As you get further into the country, you will see the mountains in the distance and before you know you’ll find yourself climbing the steep roads that take you straight into the national park. The coach has adjustable seats, free WiFi, outlets with USB charging ports and toilet facilities on board.

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