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Address: Geilo, 3580, Norway
Phone Number: +47 3207 6033
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Program day by day Meeting point: Bardola Hoyfjellshotel, N 3580 GEILO...

Program day by day Meeting point: Bardola Hoyfjellshotel, N 3580 GEILO Thursday: Arrival in Geilo Transfer to Geilo and check-in at Bardola 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 osterbo Fjellstove for 2 nights. Dinner Saturday: Aurlandsdalen – upper part, 3-4 hrs From osterbo 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 osterbo 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 osterbo 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)

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One of our favorite hikes

This is a great hike! It was challenging in parts but doable for casual day hikers like us. Best thing about this hike is that the scenery is so varied - lake, river, waterfalls... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Westchester County, New York
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Westchester County, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hike! It was challenging in parts but doable for casual day hikers like us. Best thing about this hike is that the scenery is so varied - lake, river, waterfalls and mountains. The first sight of the summer farm in the distance against the open mountainscape really is amazing and shows the grand scale of the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This hiking route contains everything. High mountains, Summer farms, fantastic waterfalls and an amazing pot-hole. The route is appr. 2 miles, and is mostly down-hill. Do not miss it. Absolutely worth the trip

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Jonkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful views! Like in a movie! We walked from Finse to Vassbygdi. Took us three days and two nights. But watch out- this track is not for beginners. You need to be in good shape if you carry a lot of stuff. The par can be really slippery since it is almost always moisty on the ground. So you need... More 

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Ringsaker, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Aurlandsdalen is beautiful. 20 kilometers of pure Norwegian nature. Dont forget to take photos. Good hikingshoes is recommendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We hiked the tour from Østerbø to Vassbygdi, as there was too much snow in the upper parts of the route. The hike itself must be great at any time, but as we went the snow melted heavily and the water falls were at their biggest. It was an absolutely breath taking view. With children (7 years the youngest, though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I left from Flam early morning, taking the Bus 490 to Osterbo. The walk I did was from OSterbo to Vassbygdi. 20km, 6 hours, taking it easy, with stops for food and pictures. Quite easy hike for experienced mountain climber. At Tirtesva the path divides into two directions. One can choose the steep path Bjørnestigen or the easy route along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was a stunning walk but took us 8 hours with breaks even though many publications described it as 4-5 hour valley walk. Something was lost in translation! We started at Osterbo Fjellstove and hiked down to Vassbygdi where we caught the local bus to our next accommodation. The walk was varied as previously described and very beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

You can start either at Østerbø Fjellstove and hike down to Vassbygdi or vice versa. I did the first and would love to do it up from Vassbygdi. This is a 5-7 hour hike on a well marked trail through bushes and trees, lots of wild flowers and brush, along a small river and by many, little lakes. You walk... More 

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