Valdres Mountains - family trip

Valdres - one of the best biking aereas in Norway

This area has focused much on biking during  the past few years. Now we want to share this hidden biking paradise with you.

This is a round trip, and it is suitable for families with children 6 - 8+ years. It’s also suitable for "beginner holiday bicyclists".

You are biking in the forecourt of the Nationalpark Jotunheimen, with a magnificent view of some of the two hundred peaks towering more than 2 000 metres 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 can meet sheep, goats and cows along the way. You kan join activities, like  farm visits, horseback riding, canoe paddling, hiking and swimming.

The trip can be made between Mid of June - end of September.
All dates on request.
It is also possible to make ad hock tours for small groups on request.

 

Level of 
 difficulty:

 
 Profile:  
 Number of  
 days:
 5
 Distance:  appr. 100 Km - possible more km each day.
 Price per
 person:

 NOK 5300,- in double room.  Booking before 1. June: Price NOK 5050,-
Singel room supplement: NOK 600,-

 

 Included in
 price:

 4 nights accommdation + 4 x 3-course dinner, breakfast and lunch pack/refill of thermos.
 Tour description and map.  Luggage transport.

Bike rental: 4 days rental NOK 500. Childrens bike NOK 400,-.
Children: 0-3 years free (in parents bed), 3 -14 years 50% reduction (in parents room)

Parking: free at Gomobu Fjellstue
Status:
This tour is on request, ie you can contact us with your preferred date and we will check for availability.

Map

Day by day program

Day 1:  Arrival Vaset. Accomadation at Gomobu Fjellstue.

Day 2:  Cycle Gomobu - Oset / Golsfjellet - 21 km 
A easy day from Gomobu, you continue into the mountains to Valtjernstolen - here is nice to park the bikes and take a de tour to the little top "Valtjernknatten" with a great view towards the mountains in Hemsedal and the Nationalpark Jotunheimen - with snow on the tops all year. Then continue to Oset at Golsfjellet.
Accomodation Oset Høyfjellshotel with indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym-room for free use.  Also possible to swim in the lake.
 
Day 3: Cycle Oset - Nøsen - 21 or 25 km.
Today`s stage is easy with somewhat varied terrain - on gravel roads. You continue along the Tisleifjord to Lykkja in Hemsedal. 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. 
Accomodation at Nøsen Yoga Center.
Alt. roads to cycle - info in the tourdescription.
 
Day 4: Cycle Nøsen - Syndin - 25 km.
From Nøsen You continue north, and have a climb up to Grønsennhøgda. Then you bike on a path where you may have to walk with the bike and it may also be a wet and muddy if it has been raining lately. 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. 10 km. longer to go.
 
Day 5: Bike 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.
Possible to have extra night at Gomobu after the tour.
 

Active holiday in Norway

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