Reasons to choose Heidal Rafting in Sjoa as your outdoor destination this summer.

Outdoor activities: Sjoa is a great starting point for outdoor activities. Heidal Rafting offers a wide range of rafting trips, canyoning excursions, riverboarding, as well as via ferrata and rope activities. All our activities are with qualified guides and top equipment. Otherwise, the area also offers horseback riding, musk ox safaris, and dog sledding, just to name a few. Contact us or check for more information and inspiration.

Spectacular nature: Sjoa and the surrounding areas offer fantastic nature. Sjoa is located in the middle of Gudbrandsdalen with a short distance to the national parks Jotunheimen in the west, Rondane in the east, and Dovrefjell in the north. It is also only 2.5 hours to Geiranger and the World Heritage fjord. Sjoa is therefore a perfect destination or stopover for your Norwegian vacation.

Endless hiking opportunities: The national parks and mountain areas around Sjoa offer a range of great hiking opportunities. Classics such as Besseggen, Galdhøpiggen, Glittertind, Rondeslottet, and Snøhetta are all very popular hikes. With Sjoa as a starting point, you can easily choose among some of the country’s most popular hikes, but also hidden gems. Contact us for tips. There is always a hike that suits you!

Varied accommodation options: We offer everything from tent sites to indoor accommodation. All our rooms have private bathrooms, and bed linen and towels are always included. In the area, you will also find many unique accommodation options, from dome tents to treehouses, and overnight stays on old farms.

Beautiful cultural landscapes and old houses: Gudbrandsdalen offers beautiful cultural landscapes and many old farms. Did you know that Heidal has the highest concentration of protected houses and buildings in the country? Somee of the farms are even completely protected.

Food culture: Gudbrandsdalen, and especially Nord-Gudbrandsdalen, offers many great food experiences. The famous Norwegian chef, Arne Brimi`s restaurant “Vianvang” is only a half-hour drive from our base, and the area can otherwise boast countless great farm restaurants and other food experiences. Contact us for good tips. We also offer good breakfast, lunch, and dinner at an affordable price at the base in Sjoa.

Good space and infrastructure: With us, you have plenty of space with large outdoor areas, great common areas, and free parking. If you come by train, we can assist with transport to and from Otta Station. All our rooms and common areas have wireless fiber internet so that the family can relax with a movie or series after a day’s activities.

Weak Norwegian krone and expensive euros and dollars: Foreign vacations have recently become much more expensive for Norwegians due to the low exchange rate of the Norwegian krone. Instead, take a Norwegian vacation and support Norwegian businesses and jobs. For foreigners, this is great news.

Have fun!: A trip to Sjoa this summer is fun whether you travel as a family, with friends, as a couple, company, or school class. We guarantee that we have something that suits you and your group!



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**Children below the age of 7 should not raft.
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