Experience the beauty of the Norwegian mountains and the excitement of mountain biking with a certified mountain guide. Bike along the Glomma River,ascend the imposing Mt Tron and unveil the lush valleys and deep rivers of the most untamed landscapes of Norway. This is a truly unforgettable experience that will allow you to explore the best of Norway on two wheels.
* Climb to the summit of Mt. Tron, the highest mountain in the Dovre mountains
* Ride along the Glomma River, the longest river in Norway
* Relax in the enchanting Savalen spa hotel
Discover the mountain biking paradise of Alvdal, filled with miles of gravel roads and singletrack trails to explore. On this tour, we'll guide you on the best routes in the area, taking you through stunning scenery, meandering rivers and traditional Norwegian farms.
Start your journey in the charming farm-lodging of Urørt Lodge, easily accessible by both train and car, just 3 hours away from Oslo's airport. Your first evening will be marked by a warm welcome dinner and a brief overview of the upcoming itinerary for the upcoming days.
Biking along the Glomma River, the longest river in Norway and take in the amazing views of the river valley and the surrounding mountains. We will then eventually reach Jutulhoggetone of the largest canyons in Europe and the second longest in Northern Europe. Hike down to the canyon floor and take a closer look at its rugged cliffs and breathtaking depths, testament to the forces of nature that have shaped the land over millennia.
Test yourself on a challenging climb to the summit of Mt. Tron, the highest mountain in the Dovre mountains with an astounding height of 2,469 meters (8,099 feet). The road to the top is 1,100 meters of continuous gravel ascent. Enjoy the gorgeous panoramic views from the top and behold the surrounding mountains and valleys, including the Rondane National Park. You can also see all the way to the coast of Norway on a clear day.
Spend an afternoon in Savalen spa hotel, a relaxing getaway in the Norwegian countryside. Enjoy a rejuvenating experience with a spa treatment or a swim in the pool.
Drive along the mountain roads that wind through some of the most scenic valleys in the area. From the mountains, you will descend to the river valley of Folla which flows through the valley from north to south.
Enter the realm of the reindeer. The mountains in this area are covered in lichen, which is a main source of food for the reindeer. You will also ride through the longest valley with summer farms in Norway, before descending to the river Folla again.
On the final day of your bike ride, we will explore the realm of the reindeer, where the mountains are covered in lichen, a primary food source for these animals. Ride through the longest valley with summer farms in Norway, before descending to the river Folla once more.
The final leg of our tour will take us through the White Valley, named after the white lichen that covers the ground. We will stay at the beautiful historic Hjerkinn mountain lodge for our last two nights.
Embark on a guided tour in Hjerkinn to see muskoxen, rare, furry animals with thick coats of fur that can only be found in a few places in the world. As we hike through the mountains we'll look for these amazing creatures and, if we are lucky, we will have the incredible privilege to see them up close.
After the tour, we will return to the Hjerkinn mountain lodge for our farewell dinner. We will enjoy a delicious meal and reflect on our experiences on this unparalleled experience in the vast Norwegian mountains.
If you are looking for an adventure that takes you through the most amazing natural landscapes of Norway, then this is the tour for you. Contact us today and let's start planning your trip to this spectacular country!
- Accommodation included
- Guiding fee
- Luggage transfer
After a scenic train ride or drive from Oslo, you'll arrive at Urørt Lodge, a cozy farm-lodging nestled in the mountains of Alvdal. The lodge is just a short drive from the trailheads, making it the perfect base for your mountain biking adventures. In the evening, you'll enjoy a welcome dinner and a walk-through of the tour program. Your guide will give you an overview of the routes you'll be riding, as well as the logistics of the tour. You'll also have a chance to meet your fellow riders and get to know them better.
Start the day biking along the Glomma River, the longest river in Norway. Take in the stunning views of the river valley and the surrounding mountains. Continue on to the mountain roads, which will lead you to Jutulhogget, one of the most spectacular canyons in Europe. Hike down to the canyon floor and take a closer look at its towering walls. Enjoy the ride back to the lodge along the winding mountain roads.
Today, we'll embark on a unique tour to the summit of Mt. Tron, a challenging climb with stunning views. The road to the summit is 1100 meters of continuous ascent on gravel. Take in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, including the Rondane National Park. Enjoy the thrilling descent back to the valley. Accommodation at Urørt Lodge in the evening.
Start the day with a challenging ride through a mountain valley with exciting geological formations, summer farms, and historical sites. Enjoy the ride along the lake of Savalen, a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and boating. Arrive at the Savalen spa-hotel and indulge in a relaxing spa treatment or a refreshing swim in the pool.
From the hotel, follow the mountain roads that will take you through some of the most scenic mountain valleys in the area. Travel from the mountains down to the river valley of Folla, which you will follow to the boutique farm hotel at Kvebergsøya farm.[ ](https://www.visitnorway.com/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/hiking/amazing-valley-hikes/)
On the last day of biking, you will travel through the realm of the reindeer. The mountains in this area are covered in lichen, which is a main source of food for the reindeer. Ride through the longest valley with summer farms in Norway, before descending to the river Folla again. The last leg of the tour takes you through the White Valley, which is named after the white color of the lichen. You will stay at the historic Hjerkinn mountain lodge for the last two nights.
After breakfast, we will go on a guided tour to see muskoxen in their natural habitat. Hjerkinn is one of the few places in the world where you can see these magnificent animals, and the guided tour is a great way to learn about them. We will hike through the mountains and look for muskoxen. If we are lucky, we will get to see them up close. After the tour, we will return to the Hjerkinn mountain lodge for our farewell dinner.
After breakfast, we will check out of the Hjerkinn mountain lodge and head to the airport. We will say goodbye to our fellow riders and thank our guide for an unforgettable tour. We will fly back to our home city, where we will reflect on our amazing journey through the Norwegian mountains.
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Mountain Bike Guide
I hold a passion for mountain adventures, especially for secret gems off the beaten path.
Through the companies Svaneti Backcountry and Urørt, I have been organizing guided ski tours to Svaneti since 2013. I have first-hand knowledge of the skiing, culture, and local partners in the area.
As a mountain bike guide, I am at the top of my game in my own backyard, which consists of the local mountains, Rondane National Park and the area surrounding Røros.
Wherever we go, I am ready to show you the best trails adjusted to your level and needs.
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Auden our guide was exceptional in every way. Our bike trip was the highlight of our Norway visit and we loved the scenery, type of riding and the local foods, local knowledge/history and guiding that Auden provided. We would highly recommend a trip with Auden. He is a very adept guide and he handles every aspect of the tour seamlessly.
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