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Explore Rondane - easy hikes in great mountain terrain

Price NOK:
4 950,-
Days: 4
3 nights in a family room including dinner, breakfast, self-packed lunch and refill thermos. Luggage transfer between accommodations. Tour map. 2 children under 12 years free in parents room.
Transfer to and from Høvringen is not included.
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Explore Rondane is the perfect multi-day trek for those looking for friendly terrain and well-marked trails, surrounded by grand landscapes and dramatic mountains. With a total distance of 32 km, this is also a great hike for the whole family. You are likely to be joined by native birds for much of the hike – listen for the call of grouse and wild animals such as reindeer, moose and fox.

The Explore Rondane self-guided trek is a great alternative to a fully guided tour. The stages vary between 6-12 km in easy terrain, and you can forget about the hassle of carrying heavy backpacks, as the lodges will transport the luggage for you. They will even serve you traditional dinner and welcome you to warm, comfortable beds at the end of the day.

  • 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 towards 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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Program

  • This is a self-guided tour. This means going on your own and decide your own speed. You can take a break, shortcut or detour whenever you want. The tour includes luggage transfer.

    TOUR DATED 2021: The tour starts every Sunday and Tuesday from 13 June to 28 September. Other days on request.

    NUMBER OF DAYS: 4

    LEVEL: Easy walks for those in moderate shape. Stages of 5-12 km/5-6 hours including breaks.
    In case of bad weather with heavy rain and/or wind, the trips will get more strenuous.

  • Day 1: Arrival in Høvringen

    Dinner and accommodation at Øigardseter Mountain Lodge.

    The trip can be started from all three mountain lodges or the order can be changed according to capacity.

  • Day 2: From Øigardseter to Putten Seter, 6 km

    The hike takes you over the mountain, Karihaugen. The trail takes you 1 260 meters above sea level to astonishing views of the mountains of Jotunheimen and Dovre.

    Dinner and accommodation at Puten Seter

  • Day 3: From Putten to Smuksjøseter, 10 km

    You enter the land of Trolls and Norwegian fairy tales as you hike through the heather-covered landscape of the Rondane national park with its small, gurgling streams and tall, rugged mountains.

    Dinner and accommodation at Smuksjøseter Mountain Lodge

  • Day 4: From Smuksjøseter to Øigardseter, 5 km

    The hike gives you spectacular views and shows of the Norwegian mountains without you actually having to climb one. An elevation of around 130 meters and a child-friendly trail make the hike very popular among families.

    Departure or extra nights at Høvringen.

Departures and prices

Departures 2022:
Tour starts on Tuesdays and Sundays 21 June - 27 September 2021
Other departures on request.

Prices 2022: 
Per person in a double room: NOK 4 950.-
Single room supplement: NOK 900.- 
Extra night at any of the lodges: NOK 1 650.- per person in a double room

Family discount:
2 adults and 2 children under 12 years, in family room: NOK 9 900.-
Additional children (12 - 15 years): 2 475.- each

Price includes:
3 nights including dinner, breakfast, self-packed lunch and refill thermos
Luggage transfer between accommodations
Tour map

We can help with transfer to/from Høvringen.
You can start this tour from all three lodges. Subject to capacity. 

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10/7Explore Rondane 10 - 13 July 2022More than 84 950,-Book
11/7Explore Rondane 11 - 14 July 2022More than 84 950,-Book
12/7Explore Rondane 12 -15 July 2022Full4 950,-Full
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25/7Explore Rondane 25 - 28 July 2022More than 84 950,-Book
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31/7Explore Rondane 31 July - 3 August 2022More than 84 950,-Book
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7/8Explore Rondane 7 - 10 August 2022More than 84 950,-Book
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12/8Explore Rondane 12 - 15 August 202254 950,-Book