Hiking in and around Valldal
Just outside our doorsteps you will find Reinheimen National Park, Geiranger and Herdalen landscape preservation area, several nature reserves and Tafjord, a UNESCO world heritage fjord. This makes the area well worth exploring.
Join one of our hikes and discover the fantastic landscape with a guide providing you with local nature- historical- and culture knowledge. We have several beautiful hikes starting close to Valldal and can offer tailored tours at requests. If one of the pre-plan tours do not meet your wishes, please contact us and we`ll arrange a tailored one for you.
At all our guided hikes we serve a delicious lunch consisting of local delicacies, including both hot and cold drinks. We find it important and also giving our guided tours another dimension serving you a food experience.
Welcome to Valldal and your next adventure!
Peak Mefjellet 5-6 hours
Price 1290NOK per person. Group discount available.
Our bestseller! This is a long hike through varied nature with many highlights. The first half part is the same as “Viewpoint Ruggå”, which includes a stop at Ruggå and following the panoramic trail. From the panoramic trail, we continue further up and pass Nysætra, an old mountain farm. After a steep climb, eventually we end up at peak Mefjellet and a spectacular view. We can here enjoy the best view towards the fjords, mountains, and valleys around. If you are looking for a hike with “all included”, this is it!
- Elevation: 1100 meters / 3609 feet
- Climb: 700 meters / 2297 feet
- Distance: 8 kilometers / 5 Miles
- Difficulty: Medium
Mount Mannen 6-7 hours
Price 1390NOK per person. Group discount available.
A rewarding hike starting from Trollstigen. The hike is long, but goes through easy terrain in the beautiful Alnes valley. The trail is not man made but in good condition. The hike leads us up to Mannen, a boulder balancing at the edge, 1200 meter above Romsdalen. Down below Mannen is a mountain area where geologists constantly surveillance for movement, as it`s believed to slide out in near future creating a disasters rockslide. On safe ground we can enjoy a spectacular view overlooking Romsdalen and the “Troll Wall”, and get an insight in the surveillance of Mount Mannen.
- Elevation: 1294 meters / 4245 feet
- Climb: 640 meters / 2100 feet
- Distance: 15 kilometers / 9 Miles
- Difficulty: Long
Viewpoint Ruggå 3-4 hours
Price 990NOK per person. Group discount available.
This is a medium hike through traditional Norwegian farm land and wild nature, with multiple viewpoints with spectacular view. We will stop at Ruggå, a large boulder, enjoy our lunch and try to make Ruggå sing for us! Before we continue we will of course enjoy at the amazing view towards Valldal valley and mountains around. On the way back we will follow a different trail, a panoramic trail giving us spectacular mountain and fjord view. If you are looking for a medium hike with spectacular view, but not too long, this is it!
- Elevation: 571 meters / 1873 feet
- Climb: 250 meters / 820 feet
- Distance: 3,5 kilometers / 2,2 Miles
- Difficulty: Easy / Medium