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Hardangervidda National Park

Uvdal 3630, Norway
+47 35 08 05 50
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Fantastic Mountain Plateau National Park

This is for hiking and camping enthusiasts. The scenery is spectacular: mountain plateau above the... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
cgny1fwd
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Houston, Texas
Drove though, camp overnight

We drove through with road 7, and the view was spectacular. Especially at Park Skaupsjøen just at... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2017
dtnb2008
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Hardangervidda is the largest mountain plateau in Europe. This is where you will find Norway's largest national park. The scenery is varied with steep mountainsides and spectacular views. The countryside there is diverse, ranging from flat plains on the eastern side to steep mountains and fjords in the west. It is home to Europe's lagerst herd of wild reindeer and several other artctic plants and animals. There are many opportunities for fishing, and mountain trout from Hardangercidda are famous for their excellent quality.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Uvdal 3630, Norway
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

This is for hiking and camping enthusiasts. The scenery is spectacular: mountain plateau above the tree line criss crossed with lakes and running water. A glacier is easily visible. Access is not easy since the roads are little more than mountain tracks. The Tourist Association...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We drove through with road 7, and the view was spectacular. Especially at Park Skaupsjøen just at the tail of Hardangervidda. There we camped out for the night, it was cold but the view was worth it. We visited in summer but snow was still...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

No words can describe the feelings when you see it... You need to see it, you should want to see it ;-)

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Traveled through the national park and up into the high peak areas in early April lots of snow about with stunning waterfalls as spring had sprung ,well worth a trip if you like wildlife or winter sport ,summer climbing.A great trip

Thank stuarthendry22
Reviewed July 20, 2017

It was quite windy with heavy showers on the day I visited this region. I didn't really participate in a proper trek here, but did do a short walk. The terrain is quite bleak but still stunning. I can imagine it would be quite hard...More

Thank Tosca1962
Reviewed June 23, 2017

We travelled this area and were impressed by the harsh climate and vastness of the area. Fridtjof Nansen prepared for his polar expedition in the area and I can understand why. i can only imagine how bitterly cold it must be in the depths of...More

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We made 100 kilometres hike that took us 5 days. We set out from Kinsarvik and after five days we got to Tyssedal at 38 km long Sørfjord. We went across the following huts: Stavali, Torehytten, Litlos and Tyssevassbu. Once you get to the plateau,...More

Thank David P
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Queen's Trail is along the outskirts of the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, between Kinsarvik and Lofthus. This was a very demanding hike especially since it was constantly raining which also made it dangerous. We only got to see the fjords below a few times because...More

2  Thank R R
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Walking the Husedalen waterfalls would have been rewarding but the 6 hours ++ for us all day hike got the better of us so we stuck to the tourist road. The tourist office in Eidfjord advised it is not necessary to drive the whole scenic...More

1  Thank Heid25
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We did a 8-day guided tour with DNT through the Hardangervidda, going from hut to hut from the north to the south of the park at the western edge. Some notes: - DNT is a norwegian trekking organization that offers guided hikes. Their guides are...More

4  Thank Reena M
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Alekito
January 12, 2017|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
We hiked through Hardangervidda last August and there were still snow fields, some of them quite large. So I guess snow in that area doesn't melt completely never.
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