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Geographic center of Oslo walk

General good health necessary. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Reasonable standard of fitness required. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Some hiking experince required. Backpack with food and water, hiking shoes or similar required.
General hiking experince required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required.
Above average hiking experince required. Backpack with food, water, and hiking shoes required.
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Do you know that geographical center of Oslo lies in the middle of the forest? Enjoy this hiking tour among Norwegian lakes and green forests and find the center of Oslo with a local guide.

The tour starts near the Tiger statue at Jernbanetorget where you will meet your local guide.

First you will take a train to idyllic Sognsvann lake. From there you will hike into the real Norwegian forest, pass another beautiful lake - Svartkulp, and end up at Nedre Blanksjø. This lake lies in the middle of the forest, and that's there actual geographical center of Oslo is! Nedre Blanksjø is a beautiful small lake surrounded by peaceful green forest. From Nedre Blanksjø you will hike another trail back to Sognsvann lake, and then take public transportation back to Jernbanetorget.

This hiking tour will let you feel the power of untouched nature. No need to say that not all the local have been to the geographical center of Oslo.

Travelling is all about sharing experiences, so why not go on hike together with friends or family, and book one of our tours as a larger group? We will be delighted to offer you a group discount:

  • Small groups of 5-10 can save 5% per person
  • Groups of 10+ can save 10% per person
  • Group discounts will be applied against the base price of the tour
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Additional information

Hiking schedule

Please check the Calendar above. We recommend all participants to arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

Trip length and distance

This tour takes about 3 hours including public transportation. The walking distance is 5 kilometers.

Payment options
You can pay with VISA/credit card in advance or with PayPal.
Children information
Children below 15 years of age together with an adult only pay for their Ruter-ticket.
Required experience
Reasonable standard of fitness required. Hiking shoes or similar needed.
Accessibility
Stroller and wheelchair friendly

Review

We went to geographical centre of Oslo. we were around 50 people from 16 different countries. They managed the tour perfectly.

Thank you #Oslohiking! See you soon. 😀😃🙏🙏

Rashid, India

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First Aid Kit

All Oslo Hiking guides bring first aid kit on all tours.
All the guides have done first aid training.
Two of our guides, Trygve and Jon, are educated and work as nurses.
The CEO of Oslo Hiking AS leads First Aid Course for Red Cross volunteers.