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Hiking in Hardangervidda National park

Hiking in Hardangervidda National park Photo: Marius Rua Hiking in Hardangervidda National park Photo: Destinasjon Geilo
Hiking in Hardangervidda National park Photo: Marius Rua
Hiking in Hardangervidda National park Photo: Destinasjon Geilo

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 6 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
Guided hikes
Season:
June - September

Contact information

Description

Hardangervidda Fjellguiding provide guided tours into Hardangerviddda National Park. Experience Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau whilst wandering through the national park which was established in 1981. Hike through deep gorges, over hanging bridges, past bubbling rivers and beside tranquil lakes. This is a trip for those looking for something different.

The hike starts with flat and undulating easy-going terrain, with a steady climb towards the end up to Lågliberget, 1300 meters above sea-level. Here you'll experience a fantastic view over Hardangervidda's majestic peak; Hårteigen. The return trip offers a view over Låglitunga and Sæterdalen.

This trip is suitable for everyone. Some hiking experience is recommended. Good footwear is mandatory, as well as wind and water-proof clothing, food and water. Hiking poles are available if desired.

The trip starts at the information center in the heart of Geilo. Group transport is arranged from here to the start of the hike, with commentary along the way.

Geilo has a wide selection of accommodation options, from hotels to cabins or apartments.

Green travel

Hiking in Hardangervidda National park has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

Ecotourism Norway Certified ecotourism enterprice Green travel

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Hours

Where:Geilo Turistinformasjon
6/24/2011 - 9/30/2011
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
  • Activities

    • guiding
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
  • Classification

    • Ecotourism Norway
  • Language

    • German
    • English
    • Norwegian
    • French
    • Italian
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 6 hours
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Hardangervidda Fjellguiding provide guided tours into Hardangerviddda National Park. Experience Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau whilst...

Hiking in Hardangervidda National park

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Geilo

Geilo is a mountain village halfway between Oslo and Bergen. It is known for good skiing during winter, and hiking, cycling and fishing during summer.

Attractions in Geilo

Experience Geilo as it used to be century ago. Visit stave churches, local museums and learn about the knife and tool manufacturing in the area.

Eating out in Geilo

In Geilo, you will find exciting bars, pubs, cafés and exclusive hotel restaurants. Here are some recommended places to eat.

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.

Where to stay in Geilo

In Geilo you can choose from fashionable, modern or traditional hotels, apartments, chalets, cabins and mountain lodges.
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