Day 1 - Sunday: Arrival
Transfer by train from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Otta. Hotel transfer to Lemonsjøen.
Dinner and accommodation at Lemonsjø Fjellstue & Hyttegrend
Day 2 and 3 - Monday and Tuesday: Lemonsjøen - Skiing in the area
Today you have the possibility to test the ski equipment and explore the terrain and tracks of Lemonsjøen. Enjoys pristine nature, quiet yet spectacular surroundings combined with local heritage. We recommend a trip around Lemonsjøen to kind of complete the Jotunheimen cross-country trail by getting to the area north of the lake, where it actually starts (14 km round trip.)
Lemonsjøen Fjellstue also offers something called Mountain Curling. A different kind of curling, which takes place on the lake Lemonsjøen. (Minimum 2 persons, additional fee.)
Dinner and accommodation at Lemonsjø Fjellstue & Hyttegrend.
Day 4 - Wednesday:Ski from Lemonsjøen to Sjodalen Hyttetun, 18 km
Average day-trip through pine- and birch forest. During rough winter days, the forest areas provide cover and make the trip a pleasant experience. On this lap you go up the valley, never very far from the main road through Sjodalen. You must cross the road a few times. There is not much traffic during the winter.
At Randsverk you pass through the community of small farms, and at Randsverk Camping you find shop, cafeteria and tourist information
Dinner and accommodation in 'Fairytale' Huts at Sjodalen Hyttetun
Day 5 - Thursday: Ski from Hindsæter to Bessheim - 25 km
Today you will spend most of the time on the east side of the valley and you’ll experience a more open terrain and views towards the peaks in Jotunheimen National Park. You start following the river Sjoa. You can choose to go East or West of the lake Nedre Sjodalsvatnet. The east side is a bit longer. When you reach Øvre Sjodalsvatnet you go on the east side of the lake. In the intersection at Storhaugen, you turn right and go across the lake to Bessheim.
Dinner and accommodation at Bessheim Fjellstue & Hytter
Day 6 and 7 - Friday and Saturday: Bessheim - Skiing in the area
We recommend a ski tour to Gjendesheim to kind of complete the Jotunheimen cross-country trail by getting to where it actually ends (12 km roundtrip).
You can go to the Besseggen mountain ridge on skis or snowshoes. Besseggen is the most famous and spectacular hike in Jotunheimen National Park. In winter, it is not recommended to walk up or down the actual ridge without good experience and the right equipment.
Dinner and accommodation at på Bessheim Fjellstue & Hytter
Day 8 - Sunday: Departure
Hotel transfer from Bessheim. Transfer by train from Otta to Oslo Airport Gardermoen