Mjølkevegen: South Route
Discover South Route's stunning 100 km stretch of Mjølkevegen bike trail for beautiful mountain landscapes and cultural experiences.
7 600 NOK/pers (3 nights)
The bicycle route Mjølkevegen (The Old Milk Route) is one of the most popular cycling trails in Norway. The route is 250 kilometers long and goes all the way from Vinstra in Gudbrandsdalen to Gol in Hallingdal. The South Route spans part of the route (around 100 km), taking you through the beautiful mountain landscapes and pastures of Golsfjellet, Vaset and Syndin.
The South Route is an ideal family-friendly trail that’s perfect for active families with some cycling experience. This scenic trail features generally flat terrain, making it suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Plus, it offers an excellent opportunity to explore the beautiful region of Norway fully. The tour is flexible, allowing you to customize your adventure by combining cycling with short or long hikes or trying out other scenic cycle routes. Along the way, there are numerous nature experiences to discover, such as swimming and fishing in the many lakes. Additionally, you can also immerse yourself in cultural experiences like visiting the traditional summer farms in the area.
As you cycle on the old gravel roads, you will see small lakes and creeks as well as pretty summer meadows where livestock graze. You will also pass several idyllic summer farms which are called “støler” in Norwegian and from which the name “Stølsvidda” comes from. Stølsvidda is one of the most beautiful regions in Valdres, and it offers incredible views of the Norwegian landscape. Be sure to stop and take in the stunning views of the Gilafjell, Grønnsenknippa, Storlifjell and Golsfjellet snow-covered mountaintops as you cycle along the South Route. Norwegians love a traditional packed lunch, and there are several rustic benches along this trail where you can stop and enjoy a bite to eat in the fresh mountain air before getting back on your bike.
Starting at the Kamben Mountain Lodge in Golsfjellet, the route takes you on a scenic journey over the Stølsvidda to the charming mountain village of Vaset called Gomobu, where you'll cycle along a calm, quiet road that's mainly used by cyclists, and enjoy breathtaking views of the majestic Jotunheimen and the mountains surrounding Hemsedal Valley.
Today, you'll embark on a picturesque journey from Golsfjellet to Gomobu, cycling through the stunning Stølsvidda and taking in breathtaking views of the majestic Jotunheimen and Hemsedalsfjella. As you follow the main earthen road, which is mostly used by cyclists and a few cars, you'll be treated to a relatively flat terrain that's a joy to cycle on. Along the way, you'll pass by beautiful lakes and charming holiday cabins, with plenty of idyllic rest spots to stop and take in the scenery. Upon arrival at Gomobu, you will stay in either comfortable rooms or cozy cottages - the perfect end to a thrilling day of cycling in the beautiful Norwegian landscape.
Today you will follow the Grønnsen trail on the south side of Syndin lakes back towards Gomobu. This is a gorgeous route perfect for biking, though the trail can be challenging during wet and rainy periods. This route will take you past Valtjednvegen, Panoramavegen on the route to Gomobu.
Make sure to stop by Syndsinstøga, nestled amongst charming mountain pastures and cabin areas. This idyllic mountain lodge boasts a restaurant, local shop, apartments, cabins, and even a few lavvos, offering a true local atmosphere and a meeting point for the locals. Whether you're interested in biking tours or different day activities, Syndsinstøga is the perfect spot to unwind and take in the natural beauty of the surrounding area.
As you embark on the final leg of your journey, you'll cycle back to Kamben through the picturesque Mjølkevegen side road known as Panoramavegen. This easy and mostly flat route is perfect for the entire family, making for a delightful and relaxing end to your cycling adventure.
If you cancel your booking more than 30 days before the departure date, you will be refunded the amount paid minus a 500 NOK per person fee. If you cancel within 30 days of departure or don't show up, you won't receive a refund except for public charges that don't apply.
The organizer charges a 500 NOK per person administration fee for order changes. If you make changes less than 30 days before departure, it's considered a cancellation and a new booking.
To confirm your booking, you must pay the full amount upon receiving the payment information. It's recommended to have travel insurance that covers both personal damage and accidents that may occur during the trip.