Gjendebu Tourist Lodge
Gjendebu is DNT’s (The Norwegian Tourist Association) oldest cabin. It was approved for construction in November 1868, just 10 months after the association was founded. In 1871 the first cabin was completed, it was 45 square metre large and accommodated about 12 tourists.
Gjendebu offers accommodations in the middle of the Jotunheimen National Park on the west side of Gjende 990 MASL. Gjendebu is situated on a old farm site that has kept much of its old charm since it was a farmstead.
119 beds, relatively modern facilities.
Official Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) Cabin.
Tlf: +47 61 23 89 44 or +47 915 74 965
GPS: 61 ° 27’04 “N, 8 ° 29’15” E
Distance to the pier at Gjende: 45 minutes by Gjende boat, check departures at Gjende.no.
From the pier on Gjendeosen it is 56 min to the city center Vågåmo.