Calculate extra time before you go on the Gjendeboat. The shuttle buses run continuously between Reinsvangen and Gjendeosen all day, but it’s good not to stress. Meet one hour before departure.

The hike across Besseggen
Many people take the trip over Besseggen. Detailed information about the route and the trip can be found at besseggen.net

At Gjendeosen you can park for free for up to 2 hours. Perfect for eating an ice cream, or if you want to take a picture of Gjende.

No, you can drive all the way up to Gjendeosen and park there for up to two hours for free, provided you park in the indicated space and collect a ticket from the automatic parking meter.

Drive all the way up to Gjendeosen and park in handicap spaces. Pay for parking in the usual way. You can also park at Reinsvangen, if you can join the bus to Gjendeosen.

Tents are not accepted. You will find better suited places for tents outside the parking lot. There are several great campsites in Sjodalen and towards Beitostølen that would suit you better.

Book online here. There is also a ticket machine at Reinsvangen. You can park for up to two hours for free at Lake Gjende, but remember to get a ticket from the machine in the parking lot.

There are charging opportunities at Maurvangen and Gjendesheim.

Gjendesheim has its own guest car park, where you can stay as long as you are a guest at Gjendesheim. After checking out, you will have to move your car to one of our car parks.

The first bus leaves from the parking lot 45-60 minutes before the first ferry departure. After that, the bus runs continuously, and the last bus leaves 15 minutes before each ferry departure. There is also a bus running every 30 minutes in the evening. See the poster at the bus stop to know when the last bus is leaving.

You can book your bus ticket including parking here, or at the ticket machine in the parking lot.

The boat timetable, tickets and information can be found at www.gjende.no. Everyone who has booked a place gets to go on the boat! You could buy residual tickets in the kiosk or on the boat.

Gjendepark: +47 418 62 785

GPS coordinates are:
Latitude: 61.4869397
Longitude: 8.8325248.