Experience the panoramic view of the fjord and mountains from Hananipa. The hike starts at Trengereid, 20 minutes by train from Bergen and takes 3-4 hours in total.
How to get to Trengereid:
You can either take the train or drive from Bergen to Trengereid.
The train from Bergen to Trengereid takes just under 20 minutes. You can take all trains going to Oslo, Voss or Myrdal.
If you have a car, the drive from Bergen to Trengereid train station will take you about 40 minutes. We recommend that you park at the train station.
From Trengereid the hike takes about 3-4 hours in totalt.
From Trengereid train station:
From Trengereid station, follow Skulstadvegen up to Skulstadvatnet (Skulstad lake). It is approx. 3.5 km from Trengereid station up to Skulstadvatnet, and the walk (along the road) takes just over half an hour.
The hike from Skulstadvatnet:
At Skulstadvatnet, the trail starts up to Hananipa, about 718 meters above sea level. The hiking trail is easy to spot and easy to follow. The hike to the top is around 3 kilometers, in relatively easy terrain. The climb is almost 350 meters, so make sure you do not set off to fast. The terrain can be a bit reminiscent of Hobbit land if you are familiar with The Lord of the Rings. Along the way you might meet more sheep than fellow hikers.
From the top of Hananipa you can enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of Vaksdal and Osterøy, the dark blue Sørfjord far down below, and the mountain tops Gullfjelltoppen, Tveitakvitingen and Fuglafjellet. When you get tired of the view (if that is possible…) you can take the same trail back down.
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