Trolltunga Sunset and Sunrise tour - Norway Insight

Trolltunga Sunset and Sunrise tour

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Guided 3-day tour to Trolltunga with accommodation in tent. Experience sunset and sunrise from Trolltunga! Beautiful, intense and magical!

This is a unique nature experience with views from Trolltunga over Ringedalsvatnet and the sun setting in the west, behind the Folgefonna glacier. It will be a very special atmosphere and the next morning you wake at sunrise and Trolltunga almost entirely to yourself.
Local bus from Bergen to Odda through the beautiful Hardanger. The guide will meet you in Skjeggedal.

The hike is 22 km (13,7 miles) and takes in total approx. 10-12 hours to walk (two days).
Classification: Black, difficult.

Bergen - Odda - Trolltunga - Odda - Bergen

 

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Day 1: Bergen-Odda-Trolltunga Hotel

The tour starts from the Bus Station in Bergen. You take the local bus at 08.20 and drive through the beautiful Hardanger. Arrival Trolltunga Hotel at 11.23.

 

It will be an information meeting in the hotel at 1800 about the tours next day. The guide will give information about the hike next day, equipment needed, the hike, weather forecast and more.

Accommodation: Trolltunga Hotel

 

Day 2: Hike to Trolltunga 
You must take at taxi to the starting point for the hike in Skjeggedal. 

The guided hike to Trolltunga starts in Skjeggedal at 10.00. We will follow the path by foot to Topp. From Topp up the mountain side to Gryteskar where we will get a spectacular view towards the Folgefonna glacier. The trip continues towards Tyssebotn and Trolltunga.

The hike ends at Trolltunga. Here we prepare our tents, and make an evening outdoor dinner. If the weather is on our side, we prepare to see the sunset.

But be aware that the western part of Norway is a rainy region, so it is not always possible to see the sunset. But clouds and fog can also create special moments.

Accommodation in tents at Trolltunga

 

Day 3: Trolltunga-Odda Bergen

We wake up at sunrise and take time to enjoy the sunrise from Trolltunga - if the weather is nice. After we have had our breakfast and packed the tents, we start our hike back. We expect to be down in Skjeggedal again at about 14.00.

You travel by taxi from Skjeggedal to Odda and by public bus from Odda to Bergen.
Departure Odda at 17.10 You will arrive Bergen at 2005.

 

The safety and wellbeing of participants is the top priority of the guides.

Practical information

  • The tour requires that you are over 15 years of age and have a normal level of fitness.
  • Please bring normal hiking clothes/shoes and lunch for both days.
  • Duration of the hike: 28 hours, starts at 10.00 from the parking in Skjeggedal. Return at about 14.00 next day.
  • Total length 2x11 km (6,8 miles) ascent 1000 m (3280 ft.).

Price includes

  • Local bus from Bergen to Trolltunga Hotel and back.
  • Guided tour to Trolltunga.
  • Tent.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Packed lunch x 2 (you make your own lunch at Trolltunga Hotel).
  • Dinner.
  • Breakfast.

Price do not include

  • Flights to and from Norway
  • Taxi Trolltunga Hotel-Skjeggedal (NOK 480 in 2017 - normally you can share a taxi with others)
  • Taxi Skjeggedal-Odda Bus Station (NOK 400 in 2017 - normally you can share a taxi with others)
  • Alcohol and drinks.

Here is what to wear

  • wool socks and woollen thermals.
  • wind jacket/pants recommended Gore-Tex.
  • running gloves.
  • cap.
  • waterproof hiking boots.
  • sunglasses and sunscreen.

A 40 litre backpack with

  • beanie/hat that covers your ears.
  • warm gloves/mittens.
  • dry wool socks.
  • 1 set for change of clothes.
  • Some extra warm cloths (mainly wool, this is because wool continues to keep you warm after you get wet).
  • 2 lunches.
  • 1.5 litre water/drink.
  • some snacks/chocolate.

Season (departure Bergen)

  • June 1 - October 31 2018

Price

  • Per person in double room: Adult (Age 15+): NOK 6.500
  • Per person in single room: Adult (Age 15+): NOK 7.000

Minimum

  • 2 persons.

If you travel alone, please check with us that somebody else has booked the date you want to go before you book your flight to Norway!

Photo

  • Folgefonna Active

Highlights

  • Trolltunga sunset
  • Trolltunga sunrise
  • Tent tour

Route

  1. Bergen
  2. Trolltunga
  3. Bergen