For this trip, Oppdal is the best starting point. www.oppdal.com
In Oppdal we visit the largest graveyard from the Viking period in Norway before we start our hike into the heart of Trollheimen. We walk through Storlidalen to Lake Tovatna and visit Innerdalen, also called the most beautiful valley in Norway. You will get the opportunity to climb at the tower of Innerdalen, Innerdalstårnet.
From the 3rd to the 8th of August 2019
Oslo Airport Gardermoen
Trollheimen – the mountain area
Trollheimen is one of the most famous hiking areas in Norway. It is surrounded by high mountains in a lush nature with lakes in a great variation and contrast to each other. Trollheimen is probably one of the first areas in Norway who was exposed from ice after the last ice age. Archaeological findings show sign of human presence which are 9000 years old. It is a popular area in summer as well at wintertime.
Accommodation in hotel, cabin and summer farm.
This tour is designed for people who would love to experience magnificent and spectacular scenery combined with Norwegian mountain hospitality and culture.
We walk on tracks and mountain terrain from five to eight hours a day. Naturally, you may encounter some weary limbs. To be as prepared as possible, we suggest you indulge in some training beforehand, and thus, create the best opportunity to really ‘enjoy the ride’.
The lowest age limit for this tour is 16 years of age.
You will complete each stage at your own pace, with help and support from both the guides and the group. We finish each day at a new location, where there is ample opportunity to relax and truly appreciate the amazing scenery, not to mention the local food.
The number of participants is limited to 20, to ensure that everyone has the very best experience on this tour.
Large baggage is transported by our support vehicle. For the daily treks you will carry your own rucksack with food, drink, sun cream and any extra clothes.
Suggested Packing List. This list is meant to give you a guideline, so that we have everything we need on the trip, regardless of the weather. The weather in Norway in this period can be anything from a warm summer day to a cold day with tempratures below freezing.
• Walking boots/ good footwear suitable for walking on rough terrain.
• Walking trousers.
• Windproof jacket.
• Waterproof trousers and jacket.
• Warm hat and gloves.
• Backpacks for hiking.
• Sun cream.
• First Aid kit.
• Casual clothes for the evenings.
The guide speaks English.
Travel insurance is compulsory on our tours. All participants are responsible for their own personal travel insurance.
All participants must have a valid passport.
Our detailed itinerary is preliminary. EXPA NORWAY AS reserves the right to make changes on route when circumstances require. EXPA NORWAY AS will have no liability for any typos. Please have a look at our terms and conditions.
You can book the tour in the menu to the right, please let us know if you have any questions.
For more information please contact Erik Holme
Mobile +47 95 86 19 68
We initially meet up at Oslo Airport Gardermoen at the meeting point right outside the custom area at 8 AM. We will take the train to Oppdal where we stay the first night. Here we meet the local guide and go through the last details about the trip. (Check the backpack, weather forecast and other questions/updates). After the meeting we will take you to the largest grave yard from the Viking period in Norway, just 5 minutes from the city. This is a wonderful area for an easy walk. Dinner and accommodation at www.skiferhotel.no
On this first hiking day we will meet in Oppdal in the morning after breakfast. Transportation to Storlidalen, approx 40 minutes.
We are now in the heart of Trollheimen, and on this first day we will start along the gravel road to the lake –Tovatna. From here we will follow the marked trail to Kårvatn. The first day is a fairly long day of hiking, but not so much climbing – in beautiful surroundings. We will enjoy the lunch outside, probably at the end of the lake. If the weather is good, we could also take a bath here.
When we arrive the charming farm and the cabin for the night at Kårvatn, you can visit the sport store in the mountain and enjoy the atmosphere at Kårvatn, while the guide will prepare the dinner.
Approximately 7 hours hike.
After breakfast we would start the hike on the gravel road for about 2,5 km. From there we will start the climb up the mountain, and meet the trail from Todalen. Here we will follow an easier path before the last climb up Bjøråskaret with its impressive view! From here we will also see the Innerdalen valley – famous for being the most beautiful valley in Norway. We will take it easy on the descent (800 metres) down to the valley and to the Summer farm Rennsdølsetra. (www.innerdalen.com)
The hike of the day is shorter, but steeper. We will therefore take the time we need and enjoy the view.
Approximately 5-7 hours hike
Today, we stay one extra night at Renndølsetra, and we climb the tower of Innerdalen. The climb is challenging and exposed, but you do not need any climbing experience.
Dinner at Renndølsetra in the evening. For those who are not up for this climb to the summit, we can do another hike in the area according to the groups preferences.
Approximately 6-8 hours hike
The last day of the tour – and maybe the most beautiful part of the tour, will be through the valley of Innerdalen to Storlidalen, and through the gate of Innerdalen.
In the beginning, we hike through a bit swampy terrain, before we start the climb up to the gate of Innerdalen, where we have the summits Kringlehøa and Storsalen on each side. We continue the climb to the highest point; Meskaret and we get the view of Storlidalen: a 20 km long valley. We will reach the lake Tovatna at the other side, and again – if the weather is good we can take a bath at the sandy beach, before we hike the last 3 km down to Storlidalen, and where the car is waiting.
Transportation back to Oppdal again, where we stay the last night.
Approximately 6-7 hours hike
Return by train to Oslo Airport Gardermoen