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About Klimapark 2469
Up for a trip far into the ice? Enter the glacier in this hand caved ice tunnel by the foot of Galdhøpiggen, decorated with ice sculptures inspired by Norse mythology. A qualified guide will tell you about permafrost, fauna, animals living in the mountains and the ancient artifacts found in this area going back to the stone age. Arrows, shoes and hunting equipent – melted out from snow drifts in Jotunheimen – are displayed in the ice walls. The trip starts at the parking lot by Juvasshytta, and follows a kilometer-long footbridge to the ice tunnel. The tour is accessible for most people and nice for children in school age. After your visit in the ice tunnel, you can take a close look at the Juvbrean glacier. Dress warmly and get an experience for life!
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BestRegards FromFar wrote a review Sep 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa367 contributions582 helpful votes
We were expecting to explore an ice tunnel, and we got so much more! The tour is super interesting and very, very well done. Our guide Joe was very passionate and knowledgeable turning this experience into one of the highlights of our trip to Norway. The man-made ice tunnel itself is really, really cool (pun intended!).
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Date of experience: July 2021
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jooo357 wrote a review Jul 2021
Lausanne, Switzerland26 contributions29 helpful votes
Amazing experience with great guides, we learned a lot, highly recommended. Dress accordingly because it can get very cold during the visit
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from Kjersti S, Guest Relations Manager at Klimapark 2469
Responded Aug 22, 2021
Thank you for a great review!
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massimo n wrote a review Aug 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom36 contributions16 helpful votes
Unfortunately we could not make it because the toll road is unsafe and not suitable for our motorhome or any larger vehicle. We were forced to comeback halfway. We call the operator to cancel our booking, but we received no refund or apologies. Despite calling them a number of time prior booking we had no warning nor any info about the toll road, which is poorly maintained and in my opinion dangerous. The customer service is defensive and hopeless. They surely been trained to point finger at customers or maybe suffer from lack of Oxygen.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Kjersti S, Guest Relations Manager at Klimapark 2469
Responded Sep 1, 2020
We are sorry you could not make it all the way to the Climate park. There is information about the toll road on our webpage, and we have now included this information in the confirmation e-mail. We are sorry the information did not reach you before Your visist. Cars with caravans are not allowed on the road, but both buses and motorhomes drive up the road ervery day during summer.
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Haugland wrote a review Aug 2020
Bergen, Norway46 contributions32 helpful votes
Wonderful guided tour through permafrost and into a hand-built BIG ice cave carved into 7000-year-old ice. Skilled guides shared interesting information about the area and climate change, including fun facts. The drive up to Juvasshytta will take you to 1850 meters above sea level and is spectacular. (GPS showed 1867 meters before going down to Juvasshytta). This is the highest road in northern Europe. (NOK 100 toll road for the upper part - but worth it). Driveable with any car. Juvasshytta is also a perfect starting point for a trip to Galdhøpiggen. Dress warm, even if it's hot down in the valley. Temperatures this day, in the middle of July was +6 with a cold wind. The guides said this was very warm compared to normal. Temperature in the ice cave is a stable -2,5. Guided tour can be booked online or at tourist information in Lom.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Kjersti S, Guest Relations Manager at Klimapark 2469
Responded Sep 1, 2020
We are glad to hear you had a great trip to Klimapark 2469! Thank you for sharing your experience!
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talk2john wrote a review Jul 2020
Oslo, Norway7 contributions2 helpful votes
Galdhøpiggen was beyond our groups capabilities, but this was a fantastic alternative. Very interesting tour across the arctic landscape (on a raised walkway) with lots of info on reindeer hunting, local flora/fauna/geology, permafrost and climate change. Very knowledgeable guide. Trip into the ice tunnel itself was very cool, the ice is thousands of years old and lit up by lights in an interesting way. Don't miss the 20 min detour up the 'Sherpa' path on the way back to look at the Kjelbreen glacier - good place to stop for packed lunch and look for rockfalls and glacier calving.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Kjersti S, Guest Relations Manager at Klimapark 2469
Responded Sep 1, 2020
We are glad you had such a great day, talk2john! Thank you for sharing your experience!
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