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Enjoyable canyon hike

We did the østerboø to vassbygdi leg of the hike. It's mostly downhill so not too strenuous. The... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Ben V
Goodfield, Illinois
Beautiful hike along the river

This hike goes 20k starting in Osterbo and ending in Aurland. We only went 8k in but the scenery... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Avon, Connecticut
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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...more
Geilo 5745, Norway
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

We did the østerboø to vassbygdi leg of the hike. It's mostly downhill so not too strenuous. The scenery gets better and better as you go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ben V
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This hike goes 20k starting in Osterbo and ending in Aurland. We only went 8k in but the scenery was great passing lakes and running along a stream. I would highly recommend doing the whole thing!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Walking in Aurlandsdalen with my five friends was a really great way to spend a day of our summer vacation. We parked our cars in Vassbygdi and took the bus to Østerbø. The bus tour takes around 30 minutes. From Østerbø we walked back to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Went for a four hour hike in Aurlandsdalen. As we are not that experienced we opted to take only the final leg and even start right after berdalstunnelen and hike to Vassbygd which reduced the trip to 10 km. But 10 spectacular kilometers with great...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

Use 2-3 days on this hike beginning either at Finse or Geitrygghytta. The route goes to about 1700m altitude and ends at close to sea level, so many types of landscape are passed ranging from barren stone/snow to lush narrow valleys with rivers and lakes...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Visited this beautiful valley in August 2016. The nature throughout this valley is absolutely gorgeous. Have the camera easily accessible and enjoy the scenery. Please be prepared for such a journey. You need to decide whether you are hiking up or down. If you choose...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Christian B
Reviewed June 8, 2016

It took use 5 hours to hike the valley with plenty of stops for photos and food. We did the hike uphill, from Vassbygdi to Østerbø and we are glad we did as the descent could have been tricky in some spot with the wet...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 15, 2016 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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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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

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AnneOslo2013
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...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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