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Jotunheimen National Park

Jotunheimen, Norway
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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English first
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

it is as it is called by Viking. Jotunheimen is really stunning and regretfully I only stayed there for one night, I should stay there for at least three days so can enjoy the snow hike, glacier hike, and sitting down just to enjoy the lakes. be prepare with hiking gear and your best physically fit then you will enjoy... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

With nice and sunny weather, this is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places on earth to hike... I recomend a stay for minimum a week to experience it all. Enjoy the highlights from above.

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Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
49 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I are both over 55- Fit and healthy and it took us about 8 and a half hours to do the hike- We absolutely loved it! The views from the top were superb! One of the best views I have experienced on a hike- We caught the boat to Memurubu - cost 120 NOK per person and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
75 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We drove up and back from soundal to Lom - didn't do any hiker - would have once when I was younger. Lol The scenery is indescribable and everything is on such a large scale and phot is a total waste of time We had brilliant sunshine and quite warm Loved all the little stone cairns everyone builds The colours... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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156 reviews 156 reviews
34 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

See my review for the Besseggen Ridge but the park has some amazing terrain. We drove through, stayed one night at the Gjendesheim, did the ridge hike and made it to Lom by late afternoon - we are fast so you could spend another night in the park. Get out and walk around, the place is beautiful. The services are... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is one of the most popular hikes in Norway and well worth it! We took the earliest boat to Memurubu and hiked Bessegen back to the parking lot. One way trip reported to be ~15km. During our 8-9 hour adventure, we encountered rain, wind, snow, sunshine, clouds (early July). There are areas of uphill climbing on rocks, downhill climbing,... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

On my two week hike through Jotunheimen, I hiked over Besseggen ridge, bathed my feet in glacial melt water, hiked through quiet mountain top valleys, over and around waterfalls, explored glaciers and forests, I saw wild reindeer, ptarmigans and lemmings.. There were days of constant, soul destroying rain, days of blazing sun, and also blizzards. I did the trek over... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I think the Besseggen Hike shall have its own search word at Trip Advisor and not be hidden under "Jotunheimen National Park" which is so much more. Besseggen is probably Norways most popular mountain hike attracting several thousand hikers every year. You can either start at Gjende (paid parking) and walk to Memurubu where you can take the boat back... More 

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Glaziers Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

What can one say, huge national park absolutely stunning, beautiful a most for every visitor to Norway.

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Sandefjord, Norway
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248 reviews 248 reviews
71 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

We came by car to Gjendesheim. There is day parking at by the boat dock for NOK 100 per day. We got on the boat from Gjendesheim to to Memurubu, a 20 minute boat ride. We then walked back over Besseggen. The hike took exactly 7 hours including several short breaks to catch our breath, and a 15 minute stop... More 

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