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Those who have walked the Fjällräven Vandortura knows what these five days have to offer, as the experiences of previous years are vividly memories. But, anyone who has never walked with us can’t imagine the unique serenity of the Pannonian landscape, the spectacular scenery from the top of the Wittnes Mountains, the beautiful sunsets and the atmosphere of the evening campfires, the billion-star hotel - the night's dazzling Milky Way, which hidden from the urban areas.
What is the Fjällräven Vandortura offering you for the price you are paying for the ticket on this 5-days trekking trip? We have collected in detail what this adventure officially offers in exchange for the entry fee - as we will receive much more than the items listed, but exactly how much will be revealed only to those who walk with us!
Organizing such a community event is a year-round task – getting permits for hiking through nature reserves, a national park, receiving the approval from police, disaster management, and also from municipalities. Throughout the year, the organizers strive to make the Fjällräven Hiking Tour run smoothly for the participants, operate the website, communicate with hikers, answer questions, coordinate activities.
Although the map and telephone navigation are in everyone's pocket, we all know how easy it is to get lost in the woods. Every day, the Fjällräven Hiking Team follows a spectacular, easy-to-follow route - of course, the signs do not remain on the trees, the sweeper team will collect at the end of the tour. We do our best to focus on capturing the beauty of the landscape instead of orienting - just follow the fox!
Check points and refreshment points can be found at pre-determined locations during the hike, where you can stay and have a break. The tour is assisted by more than a dozen volunteers, you can address to them at any time and they will help you with your requests. At the end of each day's journey, a sweeper team walks the route to ensure no one is left in the woods for the night - safety first and most important!
Our team is backed by trained lifeguards, thankfully there has never been a serious problem, but we will not risk anything! Any minor injuries, bruises, will be treated with expert care and will take care of your health.
Everybody sleeps in their own tent during the hiking tour - but it is very important where the camp site is! We've been searching for the best campgrounds for years, and there are some that we're particularly proud of - their magical atmosphere will fascinate you if you join us. It is not allowed to camp everywhere in Hungary, therefore we need to ensure we enough space for everyone in designated Camp areas.
The campgrounds provide a decent toilet everywhere, and after a tiring tour, you can wash off the dust of the hike in an unique-designed hot water shower tent. Mobile toilets and showers are set up at all camp sites and transported by us.
Energy and fiber-rich meals are important before departure, and a hearty dinner is a joy after a long days hike. We have organized local gastronomy representatives to welcome and provide us a delicious meal in the evenings. Of course, a vegetarian menu is also available - all included in the price.
Those who choose this option will receive a tasty and nutritious lyophilized food for every five days, which they can cook for themselves on a stove during the trek. The lunch option is also available as a vegetarian version.
In the morning and evening, Anita Ferenczi, a qualified yoga instructor, awaits hikers - in the morning, with an energizing movement exercise, and in the evening, with relaxing, stretching exercises to ensure proper condition of the muscles and joints. Attending classes is free!
A map showing the complete route of the Fjällräven Hiking Trail is also included in the starter kit and can help you with your orientation at any time.
The completion of the tour can be tracked in the trekking pass. At the checkpoints, you gain yet another seal and as you hike through the road you will be rewarded with unforgettable adventures!
Boil your own lunch, screw-on stove with a 110 gram Primus Gas bottle, which is part of the starter kit. Attention! Not compatible with Camping Gas Cookers!
Mobile communication does not let you down - your partner on the tours is your phone for taking photos, getting information, texting home, so we can persuade them to join us next time! We are suggesting to take your own Power Banks ont he tour to make sure you can charge your devices. Power banks for mobile devices during the tour can be provided by the organizers with free external batteries, if needed.
Although the participants of the Fjällräven Vandortura needs no explanation the importance of protecting nature, we have nevertheless prepared you a durable bag in which you can collect your daily waste.
Each year, hikers get an unique badge, which is a thick, embroidered, sewn-on design. Those who have already hiked with us are proud to wear it, because each time they look at it, it’ll evoke hundreds of pleasant memories – be a part of a great Outdoor Community.
Hikers will get an original Fjällräven T-shirt, which has an unique print of this year's hiking trail.
During the tour there will take professional quality pictures and videos, drone videos, which will be a pleasure to watch if you think back to these wonderful five days. The drone footage shows a bird's-eye view of our route you hike - and if you are lucky, it will show you too!
The experience is complete at the finish with a festive closing party, on the shore of Lake Balaton! The closing Party with a live Band and international Music is part of your entree fee.
As the route of the Fjällräven Vandortura is public, anyone can hike through it her / himself. But the adventure of walking alone will never be as enriching as sharing this experience with others! Join Us – let us follow together the Fjällräven Way of being Outdoors!