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Hiking on the Hardangervidda, Norway - Photo: Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding
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Hiking on the Hardangervidda, Norway Photo: Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

The tours

You can join walks through miles of quiet and untouched nature, and experience fast flowing streams, quiet mountain lakes and blooming flowers. During winter, you can put your skis or snowshoes on for a trip on the plateau or into deep and mystic forests where you can learn about animals and examine their tracks.

Here are examples of hikes offered by Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding:

Philosophy tour
This guided walk is carried out in the spirit of the famous Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss, with an ecological philosophy, based on everything being one, and on Arne Næss famous quote "If nature dies, humans will die with it". The group will stop to discuss details in nature and do meditation at suitable places.

Departure: 10:00 from Geilo Tourist Information
Duration of hike: Four hours
Price: NOK 350 (transportation from the hotel is not included)
Transportation from Geilo hotels to where the hike starts: NOK 150 (you can avoid this by driving your own car)

The family tour
Looking for Huldra, who is a character from a famous Norwegian fairytale.

Departure: 10:00 from Geilo Tourist Information
Duration of hike: Three hours.
Price: NOK 300 (children from 12 to 16 years NOK 150) (transportation from the hotel is not included)
Transportation from Geilo hotels to where the hike starts: NOK 150 (you can avoid this by driving your own car)

Getting there

Take the train from Oslo or Bergen. You will find the base camp at Geilo/Dagali, where all the guided trips into the Hardangervidda National Park start.

About Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding offers various excursions, from short walks to lengthier trips, all with a personal guide. The guides have thorough knowledge and experience, and ready to give you "feel good" moments during the trips.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding has a philosophy, an all-encompassing belief, that humans are an integral part of nature, and that spending time in nature is the only way to rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit.

As the famous philosopher Arne Næss once compassionately said: "If the nature dies, the human dies with it."

In January 2009 Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding received the eco-certificate, which guarantees that the services will always be provided in such ways that the environment will not be harmed.

Contact information:
Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding
3580 Geilo
Phone: +47 97 54 18 60
Email: turid@fjellguiding.no

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Last updated:  2012-01-04
 - Photo: Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding
 - Photo: Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

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Hiking on the Hardangervidda, Norway - Photo: Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Source: Visitnorway

Hiking in Geilo

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

Summer activities in Geilo

Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.

Winter in Geilo

Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. There are 341 miles of prepared cross-country trails.
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Tour suggestions in Geilo

Here are some suggestions for excursions in and around Geilo. Drive your own car, use a bicycle or go for a journey with the Bergen or Flåm Railways.

About this area

Tourist information in Geilo

The tourist information office is located in the center of Geilo, and provides all the information you need to make the most of your stay in the area.

Key facts about Geilo

Geilo has 2,500 inhabitants. The village centre is located 798 metres above sea level.

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