We encourage a green journey, to Ål you can take a train from both Oslo and Bergen. From Oslo it is about 3-4 hours by car. We recommend traveling with the afternoon train. We pick you up at the train station and take you to Hallingdal Holiday Park. For those arriving by car, arrival at the holiday park is at 19.00. We go over the plan for the week, check bikes before eating together at 8 p.m.
The Hallingdal region has become one of Norway's best destinations for mountain biking. We want to show you the secret spots that only the locals know! We have the option to use shuttles or to do more cross-country biking in order to get to the best trails Norway can offer. There are so many trails to choose from, the options are limitless! This region offers single-track, natural trails, and we will choose our route based on the level of the group and the weather each day.
For the first part of the trip, we will stay at Hallingdal Feriepark, in cozy cabins situated along the river for a peaceful and nature-based evening. You can jump right into the river after the bike ride! A great way to decompress after an adventurous day in the mountains.
After the exploration of Hallingdal, Telemark and Canvas Hotel awaits. One of the most unique accommodations in Norway, a pioneer within the glamping segment of Norway. The yurts are comfortable, and the woods offer some first-class pine needle trails- fantastic traction for your bike in a serene and stunning environment.
This trip is designed for those who like to explore new places to ride, stay in comfortable and unique accommodations, and eat local and delicious food. This mountain biking holiday offers the full package!
- Flowy trails in the mountains in Hallingdal
- Bike in over 100 kilometers long bike trails in beautiful Telemark
- Taste locally produced food
- Live in unique yurts
- 24 hour emergency standby team
- Guides with training in first aid
- First aid equipment available
- Cooperation with Turlegen.no for medical advice while in the field
On these trips, some of the stages are demanding. On level 3 mountain hikes, there are often some long stages, and / or a demanding summit push where it can get cold. You must stand up to reach the goal, and have a good training basis and good health before departure. We sleep in tents and / or in cabins and hotels, but you do not have to have experience with tent life to participate. If the trip includes activities such as kayaking, cycling, climbing, glacier, skiing / mountaineering, it is an advantage to have experience with this activity.
Activities / trips with some risk. Some incidents may occur, and they may be of such a nature that they require professional help.
Training and preperations
For this trip, prior experience with trail biking is highly recommended. Some of the stages can be quite challenging, necessitating a solid foundation in training and robust health before embarking on this adventure. If you have any inquiries regarding your training regimen or your skill level, please don't hesitate to reach out
Accommodation and food
In Ål, we will stay at Hallingdal Feriepark before we travel to Norrøna's own hotel Canvas in Telemark. Here we will stay in traditional Kyrgyz yurt-style tents or specially designed house tents.
If you are traveling alone, you will share a twin room with someone of the same gender. If you want a single room, you can request this for an additional fee of NOK 7,000 when registering.
All meals are included as described in the day-to-day program.
Bike is not included, please contact us if you would like to rent a bike.
We ask you to bring a large piece of luggage (we recommend a duffel bag, as this is easier to handle in the terrain we travel) for clothes and other necessary things, you need for the trip. We also ask you to bring a small daypack that you can use when we are biking.
Changes may occur
We reserve the right to change prices. The day by day program is a guideline and changes may occur. You can refer to our general travel conditions for more information.
On all our trips, we require you to have full health and accident insurance which will also cover any emergency transport home. Read more about travel insurance.