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Guided walks 2017 (download brochure)

 

Would you like to go hiking in the mountains with other people? Join our spectacular hikes with experienced guides.

 

Enjoy yourself with a holiday in the Norwegian mountains. At Venabu you can relax and recharge your batteries by joining our guided walks. Experience how the beautiful nature and the majestic mountains has a relaxing effect on mind and body. A few days in the mountains with healthy and tasty food, good sleep and hiking in varied terrain, gives mind and body a reboot.

 

You can find Venabu Fjellhotell 932 meters above sea level, on the mountain pass between Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen. Venabu is the perfect base for longer and shorter walks in varied terrain. Here you can find mountains in different sizes, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and open areas, full of wild life. Our area is also suited for those with little experience and training. By staying at Venabu, you will get the best Norwegian hiking experience. We have clever guides with much knowledge of the area, and a good kitchen which serves homemade meals every day. Every Wednesday we serve our speciality: the Norwegian Buffet - a buffet filled with local and traditional foods. A great way to experience the Norwegian culture.

 

Welcome to the Norwegian mountains!

Line Tvete

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Come to the mountains in June when it is still spring with patches of snow, many small streams and fresh green leaves. Enjoy the longest days in an area where it doesn’t get dark. Walk to a peak in the middle of the night to see the sunset

 

Come to the mountains in Juli  and enjoy the warm summerdays. Join walks in the open mountain landscape and be fascinated by the wonderful view. Maybe there is a possibility to take a bath along.

 

Come to the mountains in August  and discover Peer Gynt and numerous other cultural and musical events, while still having  plenty of time for hiking in beautiful scenery .

 

Come to the mountains in September when the mountains display their dazzling autumnal colors.

 

Mountain holiday with guided walks 2017

Arrival Sundays and departure Fridays. 

5 nights, 4 guided tours in the Venabygdsfjellet mountains, Sollia og Atndalen.

Prices for 2017:

Before 15. July and after17. Sept. NOK 5.590,-

From 15.July until 17.Sept. NOK 6.590,-

Single room add NOK 100,-/ night.

All prices include sleeping in a room with shower and toilet, breakfast, self made lunch pack/thermos flask and dinner, hikes with our guide, transportation to and from the starting point of those trips where that is needed, and our speciality each Wednesday evening -the Norwegian Buffet. 

 

 Programme:

 

Sunday: Arrival to dinner. In the evening slightshow with pictures from the Venabygdsfjellet mountains and Rondane. 


Monday: Walk to Dørfallet falls with its special gorges and to Myfallet falls within total 100 meter deep waterfalls.


Tuesday: Walk to the summer farm Jønnhalt with a special summer farm lunch. Beautiful viewpoints along the way. 

 

Wednesday: Walk into the land of the wild reindeer. We will start at Muen, the most distinctive and beautiful  mountain in the areaIn the evening Venabus special buffet filled with local and traditional foods. A great way to experience the Norwegian culture. 

 

Thursday: Cultural tour to Sollia. Guiding in Sollia stave church, an incredibly beautiful wooden church in the Baroque style with an exciting story. 

Under the walk we`ll pass Småtjønna, a small lake on our way to Finstad gard, a farm where we will meet the artist Tina Boddeberg in her Dream Valley. 

 

Friday: Check out after breakfast and possibility for walks on your own.

 

It is entirely possible to extend your stay. We will tell you where you can go the nicest tours.

Subject to change. We recommend you to book your holiday early

 

The participants must be able to walk in easy terrain outside the paths in addition to mountain paths. There are no demanding peaks to climb.  We stay out all day from 9.00 am until approximately 5.00 pm. The walks are intermediate level (between 12 and 15 km) and we use plenty of time.  The walks will be in varying terrain every day and give different views and experiences.

The guides have extensive knowledge regarding the area and will take you to places most people do not venture on their own. 

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Welcome to Norway - the walking holiday of your life!

 

The participants must be able to walk in easy terrain outside the paths in addition to mountain paths. There are no demanding peaks to climb.  We stay out all day from 9.00 am until approximately 5.00 pm. The walks are intermediate level (between 12 and 15 km) and we use plenty of time.  The walks will be in varying terrain every day and give different views and experiences.

The guides have extensive knowledge regarding the area and will take you to places most people do not venture on their own. 

 

All prices include sleep in a room with shower and toilet, breakfast, selfmade lunch pack/thermo flask and dinner, hikes with our guide, transportation to and from the starting point of those trips where that is needed, and our speciality each Wednesday evening - the Norwegain Buffet. 

 

Subject to change. We recommend you to book your holiday early.

 

Other activities:

  • Horseback riding for all levels and ages. Read more.

  • Yoga

  • Canoeing

  • Bikes for rent

  • Lakes for fishing - you can buy the certificate to fish at the hotel

  • A nice starting point for road trips

  • Moose safari

  • Culture activities in Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen

  • Sollia (you should visit the "Chocolate Barn")

  • About 45 minutes drive to Hunderfossen Family Amusement Park

 

Welcome to a varied and relaxing holiday at Venabu!

 

www.venabu.no  is managed by Lars Tvete. Updated: 08.09.2016