Dog Sledding Day Trip from Oslo Dog Sledding

Spend an afternoon dog sledding in the wilderness

  • Photo: Jan Egil Jægersborg

  • Photo: Jan Egil Jægersborg

  • Photo: Jan Egil Jægersborg

  • Photo: Jan Egil Jægersborg


The perfect day trip from Oslo! This package includes return bus tickets from Oslo to Beitostølen, transfers to and from the kennel, plus a traditional Norwegian meal.

After arriving at the kennel and meeting the beautiful huskies, you will help to harness them for your trip. Then you’ll ride through the snow covered wilderness around Beitostølen for a unique perspective of the local nature. After the trip your guide will prepare a meal to share around the fire, before helping you get back to Oslo. This is a hands-on activity with no previous experience necessary and is perfect for all ages.

Essential info

  • Destination Beitostølen
  • Season November–May
  • Departures Daily at 8:35
  • Difficulty Medium
  • Audience Suitable for children

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Adult: NOK 2450
Child (under 15): NOK 1900

What You’ll Do

The day starts off with a beautiful bus ride that takes you through the gorgeous Valdres region on your way to Beitostølen. Imagine frozen lakes and snow-covered landscape dotted with cute traditional houses. You’ll be met at the bus stop and taken to our kennel in Beito, where you will get acquainted with the dogs which will be part of your team for the rest of the day. You will be able to interact with these amazing dogs, their happy eyes, wagging tails, and fast legs.

We will start by getting the dogs ready. You will learn how to put harnesses on the dogs, learn where to correctly place them in the team, and also learn some tricks for your trip. It is not before you say the first “GO” that you get to feel the tremendous power found in a team of huskies.

An experienced guide will lead the first team and the rest will follow by instinct along the entire trail throughout the beautiful terrain. After the trip, or along the way if possible, we will prepare a traditional Norwegian meal to share. This is your chance to ask us all about huskies, dog sledding, and the Norwegian nature. At the end of the day we’ll take you back to the bus stop so you can return to Oslo.

The sleds are equipped with a seat in the front. Normally two people will share a sled and change positions. Small children can sit in the front together with an adult. No previous experience is necessary, but average fitness is required to steer the sled. If you don't wish to steer the huskies, just let us know in advance and you can simply relax and enjoy the ride.

Our tour leaders and “mushers” are skilled and experienced nature guides, committed to providing a fun, green, and safe adventure.

What’s Included

  • Dog sledding tour with experienced musher and guide
  • Safety equipment
  • Warm winter suits and boots, if required
  • Return bus tickets between Oslo and Beitostølen
  • Transfers to and from the kennel in Beitostølen
  • Traditional Norwegian meal
  • Your own team of huskies

What to Bring

Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather. If needed, you can borrow warm winter suits and boots free of charge. Review the Outtt packing guide for general outdoor activities in Norway. Feel free to bring any extra snacks and refreshments.

Meeting Point

The “Valdresekspressen” bus departs from the Oslo bus terminal in central Oslo. You will need to make your own way to the bus terminal in the morning. The journey from Oslo to Beitostølen takes around 3.5 hours. A member of the Beito Husky Tours team will meet you at the bus stop.

The bus departs daily from Oslo bus terminal at 8:35 a.m. and arrives in Beitostølen around 12:30 p.m. The return bus departs at 6:15 p.m. and arrives in Oslo just after 10 p.m.

Adult: NOK 2450
Child (under 15): NOK 1900

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Beito Husky Tours offer unique outdoor experiences in the heart of Norway, right between the spectacular Langsua and Jotunheimen national parks.

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