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The Wildlife Forest Hike

By When In Norway

Tour available from: June - November

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NOK 2400
48 hours Free Cancellation
Local tourism
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Next available date: 23 Jun 2024

Enjoy this special part of the Nordmarka forest. Unleash your inner adventurer and experience the unparalleled beauty of Norwegian forest on a hiking tour to Skjennungstoppen.

Our adventure begins at the Tiger Statue outside the Oslo Visitor Centre at Jernbanetorget. We'll take a scenic train ride to Frognerseteren station, where our hike begins. Enjoy the stunning views as the train winds through the hills, setting the stage for our journey.

We start our hike through a lush green forest, heading towards the majestic Skjennungstoppen mountain. The trail offers a mix of challenging terrain and peaceful pathways, perfect for experiencing the Norwegian wilderness. At the summit, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as foxes, beavers, moose, deer, eagles, and hares. We’ll take breaks at traditional cabins, Skjennungenstua and Ullevålseter, where you can enjoy fresh pastries and coffee. We’ll also visit the geographic center of Oslo, located in the forest.

Our hike ends at the picturesque Sognsvann Lake. From there, we’ll take the metro back to the city, concluding our journey at Jernbanetorget.

  • Hike through the stunning northern forest through an area rarely seen by tourists.
  • Visit two different traditional Norwegian forest cabins/cafes 
  • Learn about local culture through facts and stories told by your local guide.

Wear hiking shoes to ensure a smooth experience. Make sure to dress according to the weather. Participants must purchase the train tickets themselves, but your tour guide can assist you with booking them.

  • Experienced Local Guide.
  • You are eligible to receive a full refund of the booking amount if you cancel your reservation at least 48 hours before the scheduled start time.

Additional Information

  • Starting time is: 08:55
  • This 6-hour trip includes the duration of public transportation and covers a walking distance of about 12 km.
  • The meeting point is outside Oslo Visitor Centre, next to the tiger statue, in Central Oslo.
  • This is a challenging hike. Above average hiking experience required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required. Do you feel comfortable with this description of your health and equipment?

 

Photo Credit" Josh Lake

Meeting Point

The meeting point is outside Oslo Visitor Centre, next to the tiger statue, in Central Oslo.
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When In Norway

Join us on a winter adventure! Whether you're looking for a peaceful hike through the snow-laden forest or an adrenaline-pumping adventure on ice, our winter tours in Oslo and its surrounding beautiful nature have something for everyone. Welcome to the winter wonderland in the forest high above Oslo city! The locals call this region Oslomarka, which means Oslo's forest. We offer a variety of hiking tours and activities that will make your winter experience truly unforgettable. People often say that winter in Oslo is dark and cold, but for those of us living here it is often our favorite time of year.

There is nothing like the feeling of walking among the snow-covered trees, breathing the crisp winter air, warming up by the fire and enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of hygge. Our knowledgeable guides at Oslo Hiking will lead the way, sharing interesting facts about the local area.