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Discover Rondane - easy day trips from Lodge to Lodge

This tour is on request, please contact us for information and booking

Our Explore Rondane tour is a great alternative to a fully guided tour. The daily stages vary between 6-12 km in easy terrain, and you can forget about the hassle of carrying heavy backpacks, we transfer the luggage for you! At the end of each day, we welcome you to traditional mountain lodges with and local, homemade food and comfortable beds. 

During the tour, you will be staying at three different mountain lodges.
Øigardseter Mountain Lodge is a large lodge with hotel standard beautifully situated in Høvringen – at the border of the Rondane National Park. 
Putten Seter was originally a small mountain farm. Here you will stay in traditional cottages, apartments or rooms. Putten Seter. From the lodge, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Gudbrandsdalen valley and Jotunheimen National Park. 
At Smuksjøseter Mountain Lodge you are almost inside the National Park, with stunning views and quiet surroundings. During winter there is no road, and the lodge can only be reached on skis or by riding the snowmobile from Høvringen.

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Departures and prices

Departures 2019:
On request.
Start Sundays and Tuesdays from 1 February to 10 April.
Other weekdays on request.

Price 2019:
2 adults (and 2 children under 12 years) in family room: NOK 7 560,- 
Extra night at any of the locations: NOK 2 520,- per night
Extra children/children 12 - 15 years: NOK 1 890,-

The price includes:
3 nights accommodation in high standard mountain lodges
Dinner, breakfast, self-packet lunch and refilled thermos
Luggage transfer
Tour map

We have made a 'Day by day program', but you can start the tour at any of the three locations.
We reserve the right to make changes to the program if any of the locations are fully booked at your chosen date.

Day by day program

Here is a suggested program for day trips between the lodges. You will get a map at your first location.

Day 1: Arrival Høvringen
Arrival by car or hotel transfer from Otta Station.
Accommodation and dinner at Øigardseter Fjellstue

Day 2: From Øigardseter Fjellstue to Putten Seter - 8 km
Today's trip starts with some uphill. First, follow the trails through the settlement at Høvringen. The trail to Putten starts at Høvringen ski school/ski rental. From there you follow signs for Putten. There are trails on both sides of the mountains Anaripiggen and Karihaugen. The trail that runs north-west of the peaks provides a great view of Gudbrandsdalen and the mountains west of the valley.
Accommodation and dinner at Putten Seter

Day 3: From Putten Seats to Smuksjøseter - 8.5 km
Follow signs for Smuksjøseter and The Peer Gynt cabin. The trail starts with some uphill before you pass the mountain ‘Formokampen’. There are tracks all the way to the summit, 1428 meters above sea level, and we recommend a detour to see the view (about 1 km each way). Finally, there is only downhill the rest of the way to Smukksjøseter. Along the way, you can take a detour to the Peer Gynt cabin (about 1.5 km each way). The cabin is open only during Winter Vacation (last week of February) and Easter, but the trip offers fantastic views of the mountain ‘Smiubelgen’ and the open fields to the South.
Accommodation and dinner at Smuksjøseter

Day 4: From Smuksjøseter to Øigardseter Fjellstue
Easy skiing starting flat and continuing on a long downhill that ends at Høvringen ski school/ski rental. From there you follow the trails through the settlement on Høvringen and back to the Øigardseter Fjellstue.
Departure by car or hotel transfer to Otta Station

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