This trekking holiday, based in the centre of Norway, explores the area around the Rondane Mountains and National Park, north of Olympic Lillehammer. Each day is spent trekking through valleys, past waterfalls, across high plateaus and in areas inhabited by herds of wild reindeer.
There are also visits to centuries-old farms and churches, and breathtaking views of the Gudbrandsdalen Valley, the snow-capped peaks of Jotunheimen, and way into Sweden.
Staying at a back-country lodge, a local favorite with saunas, a bar, a TV room, a solarium and a pool table, where the owners are local guides who can talk expertly about local flora
Indulging in a traditional Norwegian buffet for lunch, with optional picnics on full-day walks, as well as buffet dinners three evenings a week and special Friday barbecues—all included
Climbing 2,114 metres up Høgronden Mountain for an unbeatable view of the neighbouring Swedish landscape (optional)
Active Journeys • 800.597.5594 Length/Departs: 8 days/July-Sept. Accommodation: Hotel Price: $1,950 Difficulty: Moderate
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