Welcome to Gjende and Besseggen

Parking at Gjende

Park safely at Reinsvangen when you plan to hike Besseggen, or explore other trails in the Gjende area in Jotunheimen. 

Shuttle bus

The shuttle bus drives continuously from the parking lot in the morning, with returns from Gjendeosen to Reinsvangen every 30 minutes from 3 p.m.

Restaurants with a view

Our restaurants, Café Gjendeosen and Valdresflye Café, offer real mountain food and an beautiful view.

Calculate ample time for parking at Reinsvangen when you’re taking the shuttle bus to Gjendeosen.

The Gjendeboats

The Gjendeboats has several daily departures from Gjendesheim to Memurubu (Besseggen) and Gjendebu. Remember to order tickets before you get there.


Are you planning to do the Besseggen hike trail? We have collected the best tips and advices about the rout, to help you have as safe and beautiful nature experience as possible.