Vikanuten Hiking Trail
Spectacular hike and viewpoint 1065 metres above the village Jondal
- Destination: Hardanger
- Season: June–October
- Difficulty: Expert
- Distance: 7.4 kilometers (loop)
- Elevation Gain: 1,030 meters
- Duration: 5.5–7.5 hours
The hike takes you high above the village Jondal, enjoy the view and stop and take a look at the mountain farm Fjellstøl on your way back to Sætveit.
You can walk directly from the village of Jondal. 1 kilometer south of Jondal you hit the trail from the parking lot in Sætveit. If you have a car there is free parking for up to 6 cars at the starting point in Sætveit.
The trail starts with a 1000 meter ascent toward Vikanuten. No flat sections. The hike can be done as a loop. Follow the marked trail toward Fjellstølen and then start the descend down to Sætveit. The trail flattens out from Vikanuten to Fjellstøl and you pass a couple of small lakes.
Where to stay
Hardangerfjord lodge is the perfect place to stay on Jondal. Great food and cozy rooms.
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