Valdres Mountains - family trip
It is in this aerea focused a lot on biking the recent years. This for many unknown cycleparadise, we want to share with you.
This is a round trip, and is suitable for families with children from 7+ years. It’s also suitable for beginner bicyclists.
You are cycling in the gateway to Jotunheimen, with a magnificent view of some two hundred peaks towering more than 2 000metres above sea level. The roads on this mountain plateau are between 850 and 1000 metres above sea level.
The mountain range between Valdres and Hallingdal features one of the country’s largest and most active mountain farm areas. You meet sheep, goats and cows along the way. iIt is possible with other activities, like farm visits, horseback riding, canoe paddling and swimming - it is your choice!
The trip can be made between June 23. - August 25.
All dates on request.
| Number of
| Price per
NOK 4850,- in double room. Booking before 1. June: Price NOK 4600,-
| Included in
4 nights accommdation + 4 x 3-course dinner, breakfast and lunch pack/refill of thermos.
|Bike rental:||4 days rental NOK 600. Childrens bike NOK 600,-.|
|Children:||0-3 years free (in parents bed), 3 -14 years 50% reduction (in parents room)|
Parking: free at Gomobu Fjellstue
Day by day program
Day 2: Staying at Gomobu, many possibilities for biking in the surroundings.
A long, but easy day-trip, with rolling gravelled roads. You continue in the mountains from Gomobu after a short climb, through Valstjernstølen. The last stage is on the "Panorama-road" that goes from Valdres to Hemsedal, easy stage to Nøsen. The road goes all the way down to the fjord and you may expect some traffic. You continue north, and have a climb up to Grønsennhøgda. Then you bike on a trail, then a path where you may have to walk the bike and it may also be a wet and muddy. At the end you reach a gravelled road with easy going, except the last km, untill you get to Syndin. Accomodation in cabins with shared shower/toilet in the main house. Instead of biking on a trail, it is possible to continue on a local road, this way will be appr. 6 km. longer to go.
If you think 53 - 60 km. is too long, it is possible to bike day 2 the road to Nøsen and a car can pick you up and drive you back to Gomobu. Next day the car will drive you back to Nøsen and you can continue biking to Syndin.
Accomodation at Syndinstogo.
Day 4: "Rest day" at Syndin, with more biking, hiking or fishing
Day 5: Cycling Syndin - Vaset - Gomobu 24 km.
Easy day-trip with a few hills. You have the possibility of taking alternative routes to make the stage longer. Some part of the stage is on a small trail that can be wet and muddy if there has been a lot of rain.