This trip is perfect if you are based in Dalen or the upper parts of Telemark. On your journey to Ulefoss you will experience steep hillsides in a fjord-like landscape, narrow canals, and impressive locks.
The package includes the boat trip from Dalen to Ulefoss, and bus transfer from Ulefoss back to Dalen. There are two bus changes between Ulefoss and Dalen.
Travel Route: - Kl. 08.30 departure with MS Henrik Ibsen from Lastein pier. - Kl. 15.20 arrival at Ulefoss locks. - Kl. 15.47 departure with bus from Ulefoss locks with Telemarksekspressen, line NW 182. - Kl. 16.48 arrival Seljord bus station. - Kl. 16.50 departure with bus from Seljord bus station with Haukeliekspressen, line NW 180. - Kl. 17.40 arrival Åmot Vinje kro. - Kl. 17.45 departure with bus from Åmot Vinje kro with Vy local bus, line 142. - Kl. 18.18 arrival Dalen Hotel.
Practical information on board:
Parking: You can park your car free of charge at Lastein pier, approximately 100 meters from the pier. Follow the signs. There is no need for parking permit.
Meals on board: There is a restaurant on board. It is possible to prebook breakfast and lunch with your tickets. You can also order food directly at the boat from their menu without prebooking. It is not possible to book a table for the entire journey.
Travel on Mondays: On Mondays the boats turn in Lunde. Which means that MS Victoria sails from Skien to Lunde and turns back to Skien. And MS Henrik Ibsen sails from Dalen to Lunde and turns back to Dalen. If you wish to sail on Mondays, we ask you to contact us book this trip manually.
Bus return: The bus from Ulefoss locks leaves from the bus stop about 100 meters from the locks. It is located right next to the yellow house by the road. There are two bus changes along the way; in Seljord and in Åmot. (On saturdays there is no change of bus) The buses are corresponding and will wait for each other. On the bus stop in Ulefoss there will be a sign with a QR code so you will be able to see where the bus is.
Booking and payment: Rate: Adults from 16 years: NOK 1651,- per adult. Children 4-15 years: NOK 576,- per child. Children 0-3 years: Free of charge The rate for this package can vary when it comes to your choice of date. Please select date of choice to see the package rate.
Periods 2022: 6th September – 9th October: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Booking: Due to high demand, we recommend that you order in advance. Do not wait until the day before. PS! These are rates for online bookings. Fee for bookings made over phone or email is NOK 80,- per person.
Payment: All reservations must be paid in full when booking.