Snow adventure (4-days)

If you’re ready for a true adventure in the snow, this 4-day trip is perfect for you. You’ll get to have plenty of fun in the cold Norwegian mountains – dogsledding, snowshoe hiking and great cultural experiences await you!  

This 4-day experience will see you take part in some of the most fun and unique things you can do in the beautiful region of Beitostølen. From your base at the historic Bygdin Mountain Hotel, you’ll see everything this stunning part of Norway has to offer – and you’ll get to be part of the action too. 

The Norwegian winter is truly something to be experienced, and there’s no better place for it than Jotunheimen. In this winter wonderland, you’ll be able to explore in the snow, have some fun adventures, sample local food and learn about Norwegian culture. This is your chance to discover one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Europe with the help of experienced and knowledgeable guides. 

The Snow Adventure trip kicks off with a comfortable bus transfer from Oslo. You will be enjoying a scenic journey on Valdresekspressen. The bus offers the best in comfort, and is fully equipped with free Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. Sit back and relax as Valdresekspressen takes you from the busy capital to idyllic rural landscapes – and your adventure has begun.

You’ll be staying at Bygdin Mountain Hotel, which is a charming hotel with a long tradition of welcoming guests to experience the local nature and culture. This historic family-run hotel is located at the entrance of the Jotunheimen National Park, and has a stunning view of the surrounding mountains. Bygdin Mountain Hotel is a lovely, traditional hotel that offers plenty of opportunities for activities and experiences in the local area.

The Snow Adventure trip involves one of the most unique experiences the region has to offer – dogsledding. With the help of experienced guides, you’ll learn how to drive your own dogsled. This is a great tour for beginners and experienced dogsledders alike, as our knowledgeable guides will help you make the most of the trip. You’ll meet our beautiful Alaskan Huskies, and learn how to steer the dogs and manage your own sled. This thrilling 3-hour trip is an incredible way to experience the stunning snow-covered landscape around you. The journey will take you around the south side of Jotunheimen, offering an incredible view of the majestic surroundings. On this scenic adventure covering around 10 km, you’ll make the memories of a lifetime. 

The 4-day experience also involves an incredible hike on snowshoes around the local area in Bygdin. Adventures await right outside the doorstep of this historic hotel, so strap on your snowshoes and head out to explore! Jotunheimen is one of Norway’s most famous national parks, and in this huge winter wonderland there are plenty of chances to enjoy the stunning natural landscape and discover some hidden gems. You’ll have lunch like a true Norwegian – enjoying a packed lunch and a coffee around the warm bonfire. After your day of exploring, you can also take in an interesting lecture about the local area and its history in the evening. 

On the final day of the Snow Adventure trip, you’ll once again hop aboard Valdresekspressen. Enjoy a relaxing end to your trip as the comfortable and modern bus takes you back to the capital. 

If you’re looking for a winter adventure, this trip is perfect for you. The Snow Adventure trip will show you the best of what the incredible Beitostølen has to offer, and this is bound to be a winter adventure you’ll never forget!

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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.

  • 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:
  • Dogsledding: Bygdin: At the Edge of Jotunheimen
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Time: 3 hour(s)
    Distance: 10 kilometers
    Ascent height: 250 meters

    3-hour dog-sledding tours around Bygdin Hotel. Great tour both for beginners and experienced enthusiasts. The tour runs around the south border of Jotunheimen and delivers a superb view of the mountains and surroundings.

    Get ready to sweat, you will have to manage your own sledge and steer the team of dogs yourself. Of course with the help and support of our guides!

  • 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:
  • Snowshoe Hike: Snowshoeing at Bygdin
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Time: 1-3 hour(s)
    Distance: 5 kilometers
    Ascent height: 250 meters
    Descent height: 250 meters

    Right outside the doorstep of Bygdin mountain hotel, the wild nature awaits to be explored and experienced. Jotunheimen is an enormous national park, with numerous options for exciting nature exploration,and we will seek out some hidden gems in this beautiful landscape. Your lunch is enjoyed outside by the bonfire, and you will have a traditional bonfire-coffee. In the evening, you will get the chance to experience an interesting lecture about the history of the area.

  • 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 4:
  • 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.

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