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ONE SKI HOLIDAY, TWO RESORTS

Ski Safari is living up to its name and offering a week in Norway taking in the ski resorts of Hafjell and Kvitfjell.

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The two resorts are separated by a 40-minute drive and share a lift pass.

It could hardly be easier.

They are part of the stable of resorts offered by Norway-Home of Skiing and both hosted events in the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics.

Hafjell, Norway

Hafjell, Norway

Kvitfjell, Norway

Kvitfjell, Norway

Hafjell offers ski terrain for all abilities where visitors are reminded of the resort’s rich history by the Fakkelmannen, an Olympian carved into the forest in the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.
Hafjell, Norway

Hafjell, Norway

The resort retains the competitive Olympic spirit, playing host to the World Cup tour and the X-Games whilst remaining welcoming to beginners with many gentle, tree-lined pistes.

“One of Norway’s largest ski areas, the Olympic resort of Hafjell has skiing for all levels and yet is relatively undiscovered and uncrowded,” said Andy Hemingway from Ski Safari.

“Whether you’re advanced or a complete beginner, there’s a tree-lined run for you. Plus there’s a fantastic range of non-ski activities too.”

Hafjell

Hafjell

Kvitfjell is one of the most snow sure resorts in Norway, consistently being one of the first to open and the last to close.

A variety of wide, open groomers and rolling tree-lined descents make Kvitfjell a fantastic resort for families and intermediates whilst the Olympiabakken downhill course presents a challenge to the most experienced.

Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell

Twinning these resorts provides a varied ski area with more than 80 kms for all levels of skier.

Follow the link to Ski Safari to find out more about skiing in Norway.

Kvitfjell, Norway

PlanetSKI’s Jane Peel in Norway

PlanetSKI’s Jane Peel skied in both resorts last winter.
Check out her reports to see what they have to offer:
And our editor, James Cove, passed through both resorts on a road trip with his son back in 2014.
Father and son in the powder snow

Father and son in the powder snow

And if you have the time a visit to the Olympic ski jump is well worth a visit.
Top of the Lillehammer ski jump

Top of the Lillehammer ski jump

A seven-night twin-centre holiday with Ski Safari costs from £825 pp (two sharing).

Price includes a four night stay at 4* GudbrandsGard Hotel in Kvitfjell in a standard room on a full board basis.

There is three night stay at 4* Scandic Hafjell in Hafjell in a standard room on B&B basis, with car hire and return flights.

Price based on January 2020 departure.

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