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Norway’s charming towns or its remote mountain areas? With this week-long mountain biking tour, you don’t have to choose. Or worry about finding the best trails, best views, or best food: your professional MTB guide, who grew up here and explored these trails countless times, will accompany you and show it all. The trails here are just spectacular—you’ll ride up to spectacular summits, through rocky terrain, past azure lakes, and above deep fjords. Plus, you’ll get the best of both worlds, the vibrant scene of Oslo as well as Norway’s oldest national park, and all that in the setting of a serene Norwegian summer.

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  • Blend of urban & wild

    You’ll spend your days both in and around Oslo and in remote mountains around Rondane National Park

  • Logistics all taken care of

    From the moment you land to the moment you leave, everything’s arranged—enjoy worry-free MTBing

  • Flowy downhills and exciting singletracks

    The landscapes you’ll be cruising through are as varied as the mountain biking trails themselves


This 8-day guided tour combines the best mountain bike towns of Norway with the most remote mountain areas in the south of the country. From the moment you land in Oslo Airport, your guide takes care of everything—all the food, transfers during the tour, accommodations, luggage transfers, just everything needed for a carefree tour. You’ll visit two Olympic sites along the way, authentic farmhouses, the area surrounding Rondane National Park, mountains around Oslo, and so much more. This isn’t just a MTB tour—with your guide being a local, you’ll also get to know Norwegian culture and way of life.

  • Once you arrive in Oslo Airport, your guides will come pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. You have a welcome dinner together with your guide and the rest of the team this evening.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: Hotel

    Oslo in Summer
  • Right next to the hotel is one of Oslo’s main attractions, the Holmenkollen ski arena, the venue for the 1952 Winter Olympics. This area also serves as the starting point of your tour and is one of the most popular enduro sites in Oslo. For the uphill, you will alternate between biking and taking the tram, and you will enjoy magnificent views, trails, and historical sites throughout the day.

    Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
    Cycling: 24 km / 15 miles
    Elevation: +700 m / +2,300 ft | -700 m / -2,300 ft
    Accommodation: Hotel

    Guided tour MTB Norway
  • Again starting from Holmenkollen, choose one of the thrilling descents towards the city before jumping onto the tram and heading over to another one of Oslo’s most beautiful MTB spots. In the area called Lillomarka, there is a wide variety of trails through spruce forests. After spending your day on exciting trails, go experience some urban life at a unique local brewpub in Oslo. You’ll be picked up at the end of the day and taken to your next destination, Alvdal—it takes around 4 hours.

    Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
    Cycling: 26 km / 16 miles
    Elevation: +700 m / +2,300 ft | -700 m / -2,300 ft
    Accommodation: Hotel

    MTBing near Oslo
  • In Alvdal, you will be stay at Urørt lodge, a family farm which serves as the hub for mountain biking in Alvdal. On your first day in Alvdal, you will be transported to Mt. Tron, and then shuttled up to a mountain plateau on Norway’s second highest lying mountain road. From the plateau, you have 800 vertical meters of fantastic singletrack straight down to the valley, and you and your guide will choose the finest trails on your way down.

    Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
    Cycling: 24 km / 15 miles
    Elevation: +600 m / +1,970 ft | -1,000 m / -3,280 ft
    Accommodation: Urørt Lodge

    Three MTBers in Rondane
  • After a tasty breakfast, start your MTBing day. The tour of the day will take you through alpine highlands, with dry singletracks in beautiful scenery, and lots of downhill. You will finish with a thrillingly fun descent down to the valley floor and the river Folla. The shuttle will pick you up at the bottom and brings you to the other side of the valley where you will spend the night at a traditional summer farm with amazing views.

    Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
    Cycling: 25 km / 15.5 miles
    Elevation: +700 m / +2,300 ft | -1,000 m / -3,280 ft
    Accommodation: Farm hotel

    Mountain bikers in Norway Rondane
  • The singletrack of the day literally starts at your doorstep. Straight from the summer farm, make a small climb to your first summit with a view of mountains, lakes and rivers. A long and beautiful descent takes you to the bottom, and then head back up to the mountains, and finally enjoy the last and spectacular descent right to your hotel for the night. Arriving at the hotel you can enjoy a relaxing and refreshing swim in the spa pool. In the evening, you will enjoy a delicious farewell dinner made from local produce.

    Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
    Cycling: 20 km / 12.5 miles
    Elevation: +600 m / +1,970 ft | -550 m / -1,805 ft
    Accommodation: Hotel with a wellness area

  • Following a slow and tasty breakfast, head back out on the trails. The shuttle will transport you to the trailhead of the day and you will begin with a long and beautiful descent. The first part of the day will be spent on some incredible trails in the forest before going on a very scenic traverse bringing you back up above the tree line and to two summits. The trail ends with a fantastic trail straight from the summit and down to the valley floor. Reach the Urørt Lodge for the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner
    Cycling: 20 km / 12.5 miles
    Elevation: +650 m / +2,130 ft | -1,150 m / -3,770 ft
    Accommodation: Urørt Lodge

    Guided MTB adventure in Norway, Rondane NP
  • Following your final buffet breakfast, the tour comes to an end. If you’d like to stay longer and explore the area, just ask your guides for some recommendations! If not, your guides will transfer you to the airport.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Group of MTbers hanging out
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Meet your guides

Audun Jøstensen Lutnæs
Audun Jøstensen Lutnæs
Audun Jøstensen Lutnæs
Audun is a local Norwegian guide with a passion for adventures in the mountains, especially those off the beaten path. He has organized and led guided ski and MTB tours in Norway, Georgia, and many other countries. Wherever Audun goes, he makes sure to create a memorable experience along the area’s best trails, perfectly adjusted to your skill level and needs.
Urørt is a guiding company specializing in bike and ski tours, mostly in Norway, but in many other European countries and Georgia as well. Their goal is to create adventures where guests get to meet the local community, unique cultures, and new places. Urørt focuses on making a sustainable business which increases the quality of life for everyone involved. They operate their own lodge with access to a network of MTB trails and gravel roads—located at the foot of the mountains and next to a fantastic canyon, it’s a wonderful base for bike holidays in Norway.
5.00 (4 reviews)
Spencer Prusi (source: Google Reviews)

If Google would allow, I’d add more stars. This trip had been put off due to the pandemic for 2 years. During that time Audun stay in contact with us and answered every question.When we finally made it out there, the Urørt and Vaerfast staff was top tier!! They took us on amazing adventures, became our friends and made us feel at home! The guided rides were well done. They made sure everyone in the group was having fun. The trails are epic! The music festival, Live Stock was a blast! People asked if I’d go back….. that’s a big YES!! Thank you, Urørt!!

Gabrielle Carlsson (source: Google Reviews)

Very helpful and solution-oriented. Perfect location for adventures on bikes!

Lene Drøsdal (source: Google Reviews)

Fantastic trails and incredibly nice people!

jordan200384 Schulte (source: Google Reviews)

We’re a group of American mountain bikers that were looking to go on our first international trip. I initiated the coordination with the owner Auden. Due to the pandemic our trip got postponed so for two years and roughly 90 email exchanges his communication was excellent! He answered every question a concerned first time traveler would have and provided very thorough information a trip of this caliber would require. We had 8 people in our group and it was our first guided trip ever. Audun eased our worries and assured us that he had everything taken care of once we got there. He was right and gained our trust immediately. Audun and his wonderful crew helped us with several unplanned events that occurred and never said no to any questions we had. He went over and beyond to make sure our experience was great and that was mirrored in his tour guides, transportation drivers, and lodging colleagues. Norway had phenomenal riding and our experience for 6 days with locals was incredible. The hospitality and overall effort to make sure we had the time of our lives was achieved. Amazing memories were made and has us wanting to do another with Urort : ) Highly recommended, 6 out of 5 stars!!!!

Things to know

  • What you get on this adventure:

      • An experienced, local EO-MTBing guide with extensive knowledge of the area
      • 8-day guided tour of best MTB trails in Norway
      • Accommodation in hotels and lodges (7 nights)
      • Entrance to the spa pool
      • Breakfasts, picnic lunches, and two-course dinners (from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8)
      • Transportation during the tour
      • Airport transfers
      • Luggage transfers

    Special dietary requirements can be accommodated, let us know upon booking.

    What’s not included:

      • Transportation to and from Oslo
      • Bikes — rental available (full suspension analog bikes and full suspension e-MTB)
      • Extra days of guided biking — available to arrange at an additional cost
      • Beverages for dinner
      • Emergency medical and evacuation insurance — recommended
      • Travel and cancellation insurance — recommended
      • Guide gratuities — optional
  • This guided tour of the best MTB trails in Norway is perfect for people who can ride between 4 to 6 hours per day at a moderate pace with some short breaks. You’ll be riding for 6 days in a row and you have to be able to handle moderately steep climbs of up to 1,000 vertical meters (3,300 ft) per day.

  • This is a list of what’s recommended to bring for this MTB adventure in Norway. It’s important that you arrive as prepared as possible, both for your own safety and enjoyment. You’ll be in the mountains of Norway and sometimes above treeline, which means that you have to be prepared for all kinds of weather and all seasons, even in summer.

    Personal items

      • Passport (must be valid for at least 90 days after the end of your trip)
      • Airline reservation printout
      • Cash for baggage fees
      • Debit & credit cards
      • Headlamp or torch with extra batteries
      • Water bottles or camelbacks (2 liters recommended)
      • Toiletries
      • Personal medications (please bring a copy of prescriptions)
      • Energy bars, gels/dietary supplements
      • Personal first aid supplies
      • Sunglasses
      • Sunblock and chapstick (SPF 30+)
      • Optional items: small padlock for bags, powerbank, reading material, insulated mug/thermos, Leatherman, duct tape, games, cards, camera, helmet cam…

    MTB gear & clothing

      • Backpack (large enough to carry all things you might need throughout the day)
      • Bike (rental at an additional cost available, please perform an M-check if you’re bringing your own)
      • Bike shoes
      • Helmet
      • Knee & elbow pads
      • Gloves
      • Travel and leisure clothing
      • Baselayer tops and bottoms for biking (synthetic/wool, minimum 2 pairs recommended)
      • Warm layer top (fleece hoodie/down sweater/down jacket)
      • Shorts and/or pants for biking
      • Jacket for biking
      • Warm hat
      • Mech hanger for your own bike
      • Extra brake pads
      • Hardware, repair materials (bolts, washers, nuts, petex, etc. — your guides have a small bike shop but cannot guarantee hardware for every brand)
      • Pump
  • Group sizes and prices:

      • For this guided tour of the best MTB trails in Norway, the usual guide-to-client ratio is 7:1.
      • It takes a minimum of 4 people for this tour to operate. The maximum number is set at 10 people.
      • It’s possible to arrange private tours—it takes a minimum of 4 people for a private tour to run. Let us know if you’re interested.
      • The price of the tour is based on double occupancy, but it’s possible that some farms sleep more than 2 persons per room. Single occupancy is possible at an additional cost, let us know if you’d like to have the room to yourself.

    Guided tours of the best MTB trails in Norway can be arranged for larger groups. Contact us to make arrangements.

    Min. age requirements:

      • If you are older than 18, you’re good to go.
  • To get to your guided tour of the best MTB trails in Norway, fly into Oslo Airport (OSL). That’s where your guides will come pick you up (and drop you off at the end of the trip) and take you to your hotel for the night.

  • We highly recommend that you cover all your bases with both emergency medical and travel insurance.

    With medical insurance, if you have an accident or medical emergency on or off the mountain, you’ll avoid paying out of pocket for costly expenses. This covers everything from hospital treatments to emergency air transportation and more. Travel insurance covers canceled flights, natural disasters and other scenarios that may interrupt your travel plans.

    We also expect you to respect local regulations and take measures to protect yourselves, your guides, and the communities you’re traveling to. If you need assistance selecting the right insurance for your group, let us know and we will be happy to help!

  • A 30% deposit to secure your place is due upon booking. The remaining amount is paid 3 months (90 days) prior to departure. Once the trip is confirmed by the guide, the cancellation policy stated below applies.

      • If Client cancels the Booking anytime prior to thirty (30) calendar days in advance of the trip contemplated by the booking, Client is entitled to a full refund.
      • For cancellations fourteen (14) to twenty nine (29) calendar days in advance, Client is entitled to a refund in the amount of fifty percent (50%) of the total amount paid when Booking.
      • For cancellations zero (0) to thirteen (13) days in advance, the Client is not entitled to any refund.
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