Snowshoe Hike with Train and Campfire from Raundalen in Voss

Organized by Wild Voss

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 7 hrs
Spoken languages: Norwegian, English
Minimum age: From 8 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: flexible More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Experience the peacefulness of the pristine nature of Raundalen in Voss on this guided snowshoe hike. Welcoming adventures ages 8 and up on this family-friendly excursion!

Voss is a region in Hordaland County, Norway, known for its stunning natural landscapes, including mountains, lakes, and fjords. Raundalen is a valley situated within Voss, it is also known for its typical Norwegian scenery such as mountainsides and forests. The secluded valley features unspoilt and wild nature. Snowshoeing is the perfect activity to discover the beauty of this district in Voss!

This snowshoe hike will begin at the meeting point in Voss. There, you will meet your experienced guide who will make sure you have the required clothing and go through the plan for the day. You will be given a safety briefing and guide to snowshoeing, as well as receiving all of your equipment (snowshoes, ski poles and goggles). This trip is family-friendly, and no prior experience is needed. Your group will be small, with a maximum of 6 participants, to ensure a personalised tour. Once everyone is dressed and ready, you will set off to the train station to begin your adventure!

Together, you will take a short and comfortable train ride to Raundalen. Along the way, you will pass a scenic route and discover the contrasts between snow, river, forest and steep mountains. After arriving in Raundalen, the snowshoe hike will begin. Your guide will take you on the best route to immerse yourself in the winter wilderness of the region. You will pass the magnificent Raundalen River, which winds its way through narrow gorges and forested marshlands. Snowy mountains with steep hillsides frame the valley on both sides, a trully picturesque site to behold. With a little bit of luck, you may also spot some of the wild animals, including deer and elks. Your guide will teach you some basic life skills for travelling safely in the winter, as well as sharing interesting facts about the local culture.

Midway through the excursion, you will stop for a break and build a warm campfire. Your guide will show you how to build a bonfire out in the wild. A locally sourced meal will be prepared on the fire for you to enjoy, as well as some hot drinks. As you take in the peaceful surroundings, your guide will continue to share insights about local customs and life in this area. After your break, you will continue on the snowshoe tour, before returning by train back to the centre of Voss.

For an all-inclusive experience in the stunning landscapes of Raundalen, don’t miss this guided family-friendly snowshoe tour in Voss. Book your next unforgettable adventure in Norway now!

Course of events

- Meet at the starting point at Tre Brør Kafé og Pub in Voss

- Receive snowshoe equipment and safety briefing

- Travel to the train station

- Take the train to Raundalen

- The snowshoe adventure begins!

- Break for a light meal and hot drinks around a campfire

- The adventure continues!

- Return to the train and travel back to Voss centre

- End the tour at the original starting point

Activity requirements

Please be advised that a minimum number of 2 participants is required for this activity to take place. If the anticipated number is not reached, a reschedule or a refund option will be offered. 

Special terms

The family price includes 3 adults and 3 children (ages 8-14).

  • Guide
  • Return train ticket to Raundalen
  • Snowshoes
  • Ski poles
  • Goggles
  • Light meal
  • Hot drinks
  • Extra warm clothing (if needed)
  • Transfer
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm layers of clothing
  • Woolen socks
  • Winter boots
  • Thermal overalls
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
100% secure payments
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Meeting point
Voss Wild Office, Second Floor Tre Brør Kaffi & Vin, Vangsgata 28, 5700 Vossevangen, Norway Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
4 days
Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
48 hrs
Cancellation 48 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule