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Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway

Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut koren Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren
Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway Photo: Knut Koren

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 5 days
Landscape
  • Mountain
Season:
June - August

Contact information

Description

TREKKING MOUNTAIN to FJORD 2013
Geilo to Aurland - day by day Program
Meeting point: Bardøla Høyfjellshotel, N 3580 GEILO

Thursday: Arrival in Geilo Transfer to Geilo and check-in at Bardøla Hotel. Dinner. Join the group coming from Hallingdal in the hotel. The guide will inform about the program.

Friday: Train to Finse – hike across Hallingskarvet, 5,5 – 6,5 hrs
The program starts with the train from Geilo to Finse. Hiking from Finse up and across St.Paul (1.690m), and then to the DNT-lodge Geiterygghytta, and follow the old road to the west end of tunnel. Good paths, but it can be snow some parts. Pick-up by hotel bus to Østerbø Fjellstove for 2 nights. Dinner

Saturday: Aurlandsdalen – upper part, 3-4 hrs
From Østerbø we take the local bus back to the west entrance of tunnel, and hike above the road tunnel and get down to the lodge Steinbergdalen. The last part will also have some uphill before we descend to Østerbø Fjellstove. Possible to go back by bus from Steinbergdalen. Dinner.

Sunday: Aurlandsdalen – lower part, 6-7 hrs
The most spectacular hiking part will be the narrow valley from Østerbø to Vassbygdi. You are practically alone in the nature. Local bus brings us to Aurland Fjord Hotel. Dinner.
Monday: Basic tour ends after breakfast. (Alternative to include the train return to Geilo)

Categories

  • Tour operators Tour operators
  • Hotels Hotels
  • Hiking Hiking

Hours

7/4/2013 - 7/8/2013
Thu
7/25/2013 - 7/29/2013
Thu
8/15/2013 - 8/19/2013
Thu

Transportation


Train Bergen Rail Road from Oslo or Bergen to start in Geilo. Return: Bus from Aurland to Flåm Flåmsbane to Myrdal and Bergen Rail Road to Bergen or Oslo

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • luggage transport
  • Season

    • summer
    • august
    • july
    • june
  • Activities

    • guided trips
    • mountain hiking
    • hiking
  • Nature and terrain

    • fjord
    • hiking area
    • lookout point
    • mountain
    • mountainous terrain
    • nature
    • view
    • high mountain plateau
    • national park
  • Package tours

    • groups
  • Language

    • German
    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 5 days

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Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway

TREKKING MOUNTAIN to FJORD 2013 Geilo to Aurland - day by day Program Meeting point: Bardøla Høyfjellshotel, N 3580 GEILO Thursday: Arrival in...

Trekking in Aurlandsdalen, Norway

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Key facts about Flå

Flå is a municipality in the county of Buskerud. The municipality lies in the most southeasterly part of the Hallingdal Valley.

Tourist information in Flå

Flå Tourist Information Office is situated in Vassfaret Bear Park, centrally in Flå.

Key facts about Gol in Hallingdal

The small town of Gol is located in the middle of the Hallingdal Valley, making Gol a natural center for the surrounding area.

Hiking in Gol in Hallingdal

Tour suggestions include Veslefjell Mountain and two round trips on the Gol mountain plateau. Trails are signposted.

Hiking in Geilo

Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.

Getting to Geilo and around

Geilo is easily accessible by car, and there are daily train and bus connections from Oslo and Bergen. The closest airport is at Fagernes.
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