Useful information-ski

1. WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
See description and price for each tour
Tours without guide: The price includes a trail description and map of each tour/area. The trail description cannot be ordered separately.
Tours with and without guide: Included 1 set of maps per 2 people. If you want your own set, you can pay NOK 50 – 150, depending on which tour you book.

2. ACCOMMODATION
Most of the skitours go through areas with limit number of accommodation facilities.This means there will be a variation in the standard of the rooms/apartments. Some of the lodgings have joint bathrooms/ showers/toilets in the corridor or basement. Prices for accommodation are based on the following: double rooms or apartments (min. 2 persons), made beds and towels.
The DNT- self service cabins do not have indoor showers or WC, you have to carry cold water from outside and heat it.
The huts are fully stocked with blankets and pillows but you have to bring sheet sleeping bag or ordinary sleeping bag and towel. Please follow the cabin regulations and traditions (i.e. cleaning before leaving and signing the cabin-journal).

3. MEALS
The prices includes full board, i.e. dinner or supper every evening, breakfast every morning, and "make-your-own" lunch pack and filling your thermos every day (bring your own thermos!).
DNT self service cabin: The cabins are equipped with all the basic requirements. Supplies consists of tinned food for dinner or supper, soup packets, oatmeal, coffe, tea, crisp bread, margarine etc. You have to prepare your own meal and
you also have to clean up before continuing the trip. By booking the trip you get coupons to be used as payment at the cabins.

4. TRANSPORTATION
Each tour description specifies whether transport is included or not. The base price includes return transport from Oslo Airport Gardermoen.
Peer Gynt Trail: train to Lillehammer or Vinstra, transfer to hotel.
Rondane: Direct bus from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Høvringen, direct bus from Venabu to airport.
Troll Trail: Direct bus from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Høvringen, train back from Lillehammer to airport.
Your own car: please contact us for information about parking etc.
Extra: for return ticket from Oslo Central Station NOK 300

5. LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY?
Our tours are for everyone with normal good condition.
*Peer Gynt Løypa is suitable for normal trained persons; short day trips and well prepared trails.
*The Rondane Tour is a nice tour with short day trips, and you stay 2-3 nights at each hotel. The trails are not regularly prepared.
*Troll-Løypa from Høvringen to Lillehammer: You have to be VERY fit, have mountain knowlegde, experience and mountain equipment. You must be able to use map and compass. The trails are not regularly prepared.
For all tours you have to sign an agreement where you confirm you ski at your own peril. You need travel insurance covering every possible accident.

6. SKI RENTAL
Is not included in the price but can be arranged through our office.

7. PERIOD – WEATHER CONDITIONS
Troll-løypa and Peer Gynt Løypa is normally marked from February 1 until after Easter.
February: dry snow conditions /short days, so it can be very cold.
March – April: Can be both dry and wet snow. Longer days and often sunny.
Please note that Norske Bygdeopplevelser is not responsible for the weather conditions. It may happen that the weather is so bad that it is not safe to ski. If you decide to go on by car, you must cover these costs yourself.

8. PAYMENT
The invoice must be paid at least 6 weeks prior to the first travel day. Tickets, vouchers, maps and tour descriptions will be sent to you as soon as we have received full payment. An administration fee (NOK 50,-) is added to each invoice.

9.CANCELLATION
The traveller can cancel the tour before its commencement according to the following rules: By cancelling more than 30 days before beginning of the tour we keep a fee of NOK 500 per person. Cancelling between 30 and 15 days before the tour begins, a fee of NOK 500 per person as well as the
deposit of NOK 500 will not be refunded. By cancelling between 15 and 4 days before the start of the tour 50% of the total price is refunded.
By cancelling less then 3 days before ste start of the tour or if the customer does not show up, he/ she has to pay the full amount (100%). We recommend that you check whether there is a possibility to purchase cancellation insurance (in case of illness) with your insurance company.
You can book the trips directly to our office by fax, mail or phone or contact your travel agent.

10. TRAVEL TERMS
These travel terms are based on an agreement between The Norwegian Travel Trade Association and The Norwegian Consumer Ombudsmann as of August 1995. EU's Directive on package trips also applies to Norway from 1 January 1996. We reserve the right to make changes in terms which may be effected by new EU-directives on package trips

Norske Bygdeopplevelser as is not responsible for typographical errors in the progamme or any changes in the terms or prices due to changes in exchange rates, taxes or fees that may come about after having written this information.Norske Bygdeopplevelser as is a member of The Travel Guarantee Fund (Reisegarantifondet).

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