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Explore Rondane - easy hikes in great mountain terrain

Price NOK:
4 200,-
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 Hřvringen 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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Departures and prices

Departures 2021:
Tour starts on Tuesdays and Sundays 22 June - 28 September 2021
Other departures on request.

Prices 2021: 
Per person in double room: NOK 4 200.-
Single room supplement: NOK 900.- 
Extra night at any of the lodges: NOK 1 400.- per night

Family discount:
2 adults and 2 children under 12 years, in family room: NOK 8 400.-
Additional children: NOK 2 100,- 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. 

Day by day program

You can start this tour from all three lodges. Subject to capacity. This program shows the most common route.

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. 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. 

Program:
Walk the marked tracks and trails between each lodge independently, with all of the time-consuming logistics taken care of – allowing you to make the most of your trip.
In addition, you have the opportunity to add days and make day trips from any of the lodges. Guided tours are also available on request if you'd like to make something extra of it.

  • The hike from Øigardseter to Putten takes you over the mountain, Karihaugen. In course of its 6 kilometers, the trail takes you 1 260 meters above sea level to astonishing views of the mountains of Jotunheimen and Dovre. 
  • From Putten to Smuksjøseter 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. 
  • The hike from Smuksjøseter to Øigardseter 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. 

There are several fantastic doorstep adventures from each lodge. Feel free extend your stay and experience more of what Rondane has to offer!

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