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Trekking in Aurlandsdalen

Geilo | Aurland, 5745, Norway
+47 32 07 60 33
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Beautiful and breathtaking

Went for a four hour hike in Aurlandsdalen. As we are not that experienced we opted to take only... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kolding, Denmark
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Outrageously beautiful valley

Use 2-3 days on this hike beginning either at Finse or Geitrygghytta. The route goes to about 1700m... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
Copenhagen, Denmark
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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. 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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Geilo | Aurland, 5745, Norway
+47 32 07 60 33
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

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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

Thank ch6006hc
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

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

1  Thank Andrea M
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

1  Thank lovetoroam00
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

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

Thank Hanolo
Reviewed August 5, 2015

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

Thank AnneogMorten
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...More

Thank meolst
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...More

Thank Marco A
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