Gjendebu DNT

Gjendebu is DNT’s oldest tourist lodge, built in 1871. Its located at the bank on the West of Gjende lake, at 990 m.a.s.l. The lodge has 119 beds, good room standard and shared showers and toilets facilities. Take the boat from Gjendesheim to the end of the lake and enjoy a night or two at Gjendebu!

About:

Gjendebu is the oldest Norwegian Mountain Touring Association cabin and opened first time in 1871. The cabin lies 995 metres above sea level, by the western end of the lake Gjende, centrally located in the middle of Jotunheimen. Gjendebu is accessible by hiking along marked trails, or by boat over Gjende from Gjendesheim.

After hiking your Besseggen trip from Gjendesheim to Memurubu, you can extend the hike from Memurubu to Gjendebu across Bukkelægret.


Facilities:

Beds: 119
Restaurant: Yes

Contact:

Address: Gjendebu, PO Box 55, 2684 Vågå, Norway
Phone number: +47 47611533
E-mail: [email protected]

Links:

Accommodation website
Gjendebu tourist lodge. Historical Route, Jotunheimen.
Gjendebu tourist lodge. Historical Route, Jotunheimen.
Inside Gjendines hut at Gjendebu
Inside Gjendines hut at Gjendebu
Approaching Gjendebu tourist cabin. Historical Route, Jotunheimen.
Approaching Gjendebu tourist cabin. Historical Route, Jotunheimen.
Gjendebu-to.Torfinnsbu – Svartdalen – Yngve Ask (3)
Gjendebu-to.Torfinnsbu – Svartdalen – Yngve Ask (3)
Gjendebu-to.Torfinnsbu – Svartdalen – Yngve Ask (9)
Gjendebu-to.Torfinnsbu – Svartdalen – Yngve Ask (9)
Gjendebu-to.Torfinnsbu – Svartdalen – Yngve Ask (10)
Gjendebu-to.Torfinnsbu – Svartdalen – Yngve Ask (10)

Our products at Gjendebu DNT

Discover Jotunheimen: Green Route (6-days)
Enjoy Jotunheimen National Park on your own self-guided tour. Accommodation and meals are included and your luggage is transported between the hikes.
Included Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Discover Jotunheimen: Red Route (8-days)
Expand on your “Green Route” with a guided hike over the Besseggen ridge, and an extra day with a guided hike to the Uranostind glacier.
Included Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Discover Jotunheimen: Black Route (8-days)
Join us for some of the highlights in Jotunheimen. Uranostind, Besseggen and Østre Torfinnstind! We support you with a guide and equipment for the two most demanding hikes.
Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Historical Route Jotunheimen (5-days)
Follow the path of the pioneers in Norway’s mountaineering history on the historical route from Gjendesheim to Eidsbugarden, through Jotunheimen National Park.
Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Read more

Discover Jotunheimen: Besseggen and Svartdal (4-days)
Try the Jotunheimen highlight combination of two of the best hikes in the area, Svartdalen and Besseggen. The tour is a great fit for hikers in good physical condition and with some previous hiking experience.
Included Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Grand Tour Jotunheimen (10-days)
The Grand Jotunheimen route, perfect for the expert hiker who wants to see it all. The route does not offer luggage transportation and is tailored with the experienced hikers in mind.
Included Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Read more

Discover Jotunheimen: Green Route With Guide (8-days)
Join our guide and Discover Jotunheimen on a group tour. Full meal plan, guide service transportation and luggage transfer is included.
Included Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner