Discover Jotunheimen: White Route (5-days)

Are you new to hiking and want to try some of the easier tours? Then this is the perfect tour for you and the entire family. The route offers great views, and easy hiking routes!

Our 3-5 day Jotunheimen White Route Itinerary is specially designed for new hikers who want to experience the Norwegian mountains. We offer short, round trip hikes right on your doorstep, as well as flexible itineraries that allow you to create a trip that suits you. Minimum total route is 10 km (out and back) and maximum can vary from 14.5 to 22 km (out and back). This route is excellent for new or young hikers, and can also be suitable for families with small children.

Discover the stunning summit of Synshorn (1,475 masl), a nice and short trip with beautiful views over Jotunheimen, Raslet, Kalvåhøgde, Heimdalen and Østre Slidre. Get on the B/M Bitihorn and travel across the magnificent mountain lake, Bygdin, and hike to Utsikten (1,485 masl). You can also try the optional hike to Thorshammaren (1,440 masl).

Stay in quintessential lodges such as Bygdin Hotel and Fondsbu DNT, right in the heart of nature. These beautiful short (maximum four hours) hikes and historic lodges will give you a real taste of what the region has to offer.

We also support you with luggage transportation during the trip.

Meal plan:

  • Hiking Board: Breakfast, Lunch to go & Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Day: 1 - Bygdin Høifieldshotell
  • Day: 2 - Bygdin Høifieldshotell
  • Day: 3 - Fondsbu DNT
  • Day: 4 - Fondsbu DNT

Agenda day 1:

  • Bus: Transfer to/from Oslo

    Time: 4 hour(s)

    Ride with Valdresekspressen!

    Enjoy the scenic journey from Oslo to the Valdres Region. After leaving the bustle of the capital you will soon find yourself on countryside roads passing through small towns and surrounded by lakes and fields. As you get further into the country, you will see the mountains in the distance and before you know you’ll find yourself climbing the steep roads that take you straight into the national park. The coach has adjustable seats, free WiFi, outlets with USB charging ports and toilet facilities on board.

  • Accommodation: Bygdin Høifieldshotell

    Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated south of Jotunheimen, near the lake "Bygdin" in an altitude of 3910 ft. It is 12km north of Beitostølen and 22 km from Besseggen. The main road 51 over Valdresflya passes the hotel. The Hotel was built in 1912, and in 1955 and 1965 extensions were added on. The hotel has an old-fashioned warm style,which has been maintained throughout the entire building. Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated at the boarder of Jotunheimen National Park, with a view to fantastic scenery over the mountains with peaks up to 6900ft.

  • ©Bygdin Hotel
    ©Bygdin Hotel
    ©Bygdin Hotel
    ©Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer mot vannet – Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer mot vannet – Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer hotellet ©Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer hotellet ©Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel

Agenda day 2:

  • Hiking: Synshorn

    Difficulty: Easy
    Time: 1-2 hour(s)
    Distance: 5 kilometers
    Elevation at peak: 1457 meters
    Ascent height: 450 meters

    Synshorn at 1457 meters above sea level invites to a fantastic view of Jotunheimen. The trail is easy to follow and climb, and varies from soft terreng to rock closer to the peak. The hike is well suited for beginners and is a short hike starting at the doorsteps of Bygdin Hotel.

  • Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
    Synshorn
  • Accommodation: Bygdin Høifieldshotell

    Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated south of Jotunheimen, near the lake "Bygdin" in an altitude of 3910 ft. It is 12km north of Beitostølen and 22 km from Besseggen. The main road 51 over Valdresflya passes the hotel. The Hotel was built in 1912, and in 1955 and 1965 extensions were added on. The hotel has an old-fashioned warm style,which has been maintained throughout the entire building. Bygdin Fjellhotel is situated at the boarder of Jotunheimen National Park, with a view to fantastic scenery over the mountains with peaks up to 6900ft.

  • ©Bygdin Hotel
    ©Bygdin Hotel
    ©Bygdin Hotel
    ©Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer mot vannet – Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer mot vannet – Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer hotellet ©Bygdin Hotel
    Sommer hotellet ©Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel
    Bygdin Hotel

Agenda day 3:

  • Cruise: (M/B Bitihorn) Bygdin → Eidsbugarden: 09:05 → 10:50

    Cruise on the lake Bygdin with M/B Bitihorn. Between Bygdin and Eidsbugarden.

  • The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
  • Hiking: Utsikten (From Eidsbugarden)

    Difficulty: Easy
    Time: 2-4 hour(s)
    Distance: 6 kilometers
    Ascent height: 410 meters

    Utsikten is a short, easy tour with spectacular view over the great nature landscape of Jotunheimen. Its about 410m height meters to ascend, but short and fits beginners well.

  • Utsikten ©Petter Olsen
    Utsikten ©Petter Olsen
    2019.06-Jotunheimen-Utsikten – Petter Olsen MoN (38)
    2019.06-Jotunheimen-Utsikten – Petter Olsen MoN (38)
    Utsikten ©Petter Olsen
    Utsikten ©Petter Olsen
    Utsikten ©Petter Olsen
    Utsikten ©Petter Olsen
    2019.06-Jotunheimen-Utsikten – Petter Olsen MoN (20)
    2019.06-Jotunheimen-Utsikten – Petter Olsen MoN (20)
    2019.06-Jotunheimen-Utsikten – Petter Olsen MoN (24)
    2019.06-Jotunheimen-Utsikten – Petter Olsen MoN (24)
  • Accommodation: Fondsbu DNT

    Fondsbu DNT is run by Solbjørg and is located at Eidsbugarden on the bank of lake Bygdin. Here you have access to many popular hikes, inculidng glaciers hikes.

  • Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Solbjørg the host at Fondsbu
    Solbjørg the host at Fondsbu
    Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Eidsbugarden
    Eidsbugarden
    Burgers at Fondsbu ©Hallgrim Rogn
    Burgers at Fondsbu ©Hallgrim Rogn
    Fondsbu and Eidsbugarden
    Fondsbu and Eidsbugarden

Agenda day 4:

  • Hiking: Torshammaren (From Eidsbugarden)

    Difficulty: Easy
    Time: 2-4 hour(s)
    Distance: 7 kilometers
    Ascent height: 370 meters

    The tour to Torshammaren will provide a feeling of being surrounded by Jotunheimen's mountain peaks. At the peak you will find yourself at the gates of Jotunheimen's wilderness. The tour is easy, and a great tour for beginners. There are only 370 height meters from start to the peak, with a fairly steady and slow raise to the top.

  • Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
    Torshammeren ©Petter Olsen
  • Accommodation: Fondsbu DNT

    Fondsbu DNT is run by Solbjørg and is located at Eidsbugarden on the bank of lake Bygdin. Here you have access to many popular hikes, inculidng glaciers hikes.

  • Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Solbjørg the host at Fondsbu
    Solbjørg the host at Fondsbu
    Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Eidsbugarden – Fondsbu DNT Cabin
    Eidsbugarden
    Eidsbugarden
    Burgers at Fondsbu ©Hallgrim Rogn
    Burgers at Fondsbu ©Hallgrim Rogn
    Fondsbu and Eidsbugarden
    Fondsbu and Eidsbugarden

Agenda day 5:

  • Cruise: (M/B Bitihorn) Eidsbugarden → Bygdin: 11:30 → 13:15

    Cruise on the lake Bygdin with M/B Bitihorn. Between Eidsbugarden and Bygdin.

  • The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
    The ferry Bitihorn on the lake Bygdin taken from Eidsbugarden and Fondsbu
  • Bus: Transfer to/from Oslo

    Time: 4 hour(s)

    Ride with Valdresekspressen!

    Enjoy the scenic journey from Oslo to the Valdres Region. After leaving the bustle of the capital you will soon find yourself on countryside roads passing through small towns and surrounded by lakes and fields. As you get further into the country, you will see the mountains in the distance and before you know you’ll find yourself climbing the steep roads that take you straight into the national park. The coach has adjustable seats, free WiFi, outlets with USB charging ports and toilet facilities on board.

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