Along the Pilgrim's Trail: Dovrefjell
Along the Pilgrim's Trail: Dovrefjell– Norway –6 days / 5 nights, Dovre - Dovrefjell National Park - Furuhaugli - Hjerkinn - KongsvoldDovrefjell - along the Pilgrim's Trail, a hiking tour in one of Norway's most spectacular mountain areas. The historic road across Dovrefjell has served as one of the main travel routes since the middle Ages and is the oldest connection between Oslo and Trondheim. The tour is literally a walk through Norwegian history, varied high mountain terrain, combined with spectacular scenery. Dovrefjell is famous for its rich flora and fauna - and the musk ox!
|Operation||June 23 - August 4, 2013|
|Departure||Sunday - Friday:
June 23 - June 28
July 14 - July 19
August 4 - August 9
|Price||from $1,745* per person in double room
$2,220 single room
*must be booked by May 31, thereafter the rate is $1,795
|Included||5 nights accommodation
Dinner, lunchpack and thermos refill
4 day guided hikes
Musk ox safari
Visit to old Norwegian Farm Budsjord
Luggage transportation to next accomodation
Map and tour description
|Not Included||International flights
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Minimum group size: 2 persons|
|Tour Options||Pre and Post accommodation|
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Day 1 ARRIVAL DOVRE (D) Arrival at Toftemo Turiststasjon at Dovre. Dinner.
Day 2 TOFTEMO - FURUHAUGLI (B, L, D) Toftemo - Fokstugu - Furuhaugli 18 km, 5-6 hours.
Steep climb uphill at the start of the trip before going down later. The first stop on the tour is Budsjord Gård, a heritage-listed farm with buildings dating back to the 1400s. Coffee and Norwegian cake will be served. You then start the climb across Dovrefjell to Fokstua and from there on to Furuhaugli.
Dinner and overnight stay at Furuhaugli Turisthytte (you stay in cabins with own rooms, sharing bathroom).
Day 3 FURUHAUGLI - HJERKINN (B, L, D) Relatively high level mountain terrain with no major climbs uphill on this stretch. You pass by old hunting sites and Vesle Hjerkinn, which was the first Sælehus (medieval house) at Hjerkinn. Dinner and overnight at Hjerkinn Fjellstue.
Day 4 HJERKINN - KONGSVOL (B, L, D) Hjerkinn til Kongsvold, 15 km, approx. 5 hours.
Upward climb from Hjerkinn to the tour's highest point Hjerkinnhø, 1288m with a magnificent view of Snøhetta and Rondane. Dinner and overnight at Kongsvold Fjellstue.
Day 5 MUSK OX SAFARI (B, L, D) Join in on a Musk Ox safari (approx. 5 hours), the local guide has alread been checking out the possibilities to see animals and there are pretty good opportunities to see one or two - in the distance. Bring your own binoculars! This is not a everyday happening, but will be a memorable end to an eventful week in the National Park Dovrefjell. Dinner and overnight stay at Kongsvold Fjellstue.
Day 6 DEPARTURE DAY (B) After breakfast departure by train or bus. End of services.