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Welcome to the top of the world! You'll meet your guides in Sandefjord before a beautiful 2-hour shuttle transfer deep into the Telemark backcountry. After a short hike into the magical Canvas hotel, you'll receive a brief orientation and get fitted to your Trek Remedy. Take off with your guides on an abbreviated ride right from the hotel. Experience the view famous to locals before pedaling back to your home for the week: A custom, luxurious, Mongolian-style yurt. Tonight, you'll get a complete overview of the week ahead while enjoying a fantastic glass of wine before a gourmet dinner.
Journey to Canvas
Approximately 10 miles with 700 feet of climbing and 700 feet of descending
Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
Rise from a great night's sleep and enjoy the perfect cup of coffee lakeside before heading into the dining room for a delicious breakfast. Pack your lunch, hop on your bike and head out for a ride across an impressive suspension bridge to some hidden local waterfalls. Stretch out on the warm granite slab and enjoy lunch, maybe take a dip in one of the gorgeous whirlpools before riding back to Canvas. This afternoon, enjoy a sauna, take a siesta, enjoy a beer or head out on an optional evening ride before we gather for dinner at the hotel.
Ride the Waterfalls
Approximately 15 miles with 1,200 feet of climbing and 1,200 feet of descending
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Today’s singletrack ride is one of the best rides through the moors of Telemark. Climb magnificent granite slabs, dart through heavy timber, over roots and across creeks to reach an unbelievable viewpoint. Descend the way you came all the way back to your yurt where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch. Schedule a complimentary massage this afternoon or head back out on an evening ride. Tonight, we will enjoy another delicious dinner together.
Ride "The Chair"
Approximately 15 miles with 1,900 feet of climbing and 1,900 feet of descending
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Today, pedal along an historic trade route through this rugged land. You and your guides will choose from a number of trails that spur off of this route. Follow in the footsteps of ancient travelers across this rugged landscape. This afternoon, relax and enjoy lunch lakeside. Enjoy a hot tub soak and a sauna session before we enjoy our last dinner at the Canvas hotel and celebrate a great few days of riding in the Norwegian backcountry.
Christian Soil and Countless Lakes
Approximately 10 miles with 1,200 feet of climbing and 1,200 feet of descending
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Today, you'll rise to greet your final morning at Canvas. Take an optional early morning ride or sleep in and enjoy a delicious breakfast before packing up and boarding the shuttle to the bustling coastal town that is Arendal. We will check into your waterfront hotel and you will have the day to explore Arendal on your own. Dine in a harbor-side cafe, visit historic Trinity Church, or take a boat tour of the harbor. Whatever you do, make sure relaxation is the first priority. Tonight we hop on board a classic wooden boat and cruise Arendal's historic harbor while dining on a freshly caught seafood dinner. Together we raise a glass to a magical week in Norway.
Journey to Arendal
Approximately 6 miles with 400 feet of climbing and 400 feet of descending
Clarion Hotel Tyholmen
Breakfast | Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner
Wake up to the sounds of the Arendal harbor before a hot cup of coffee and tasty breakfast at the hotel. Take the morning to have one last stroll around Arendal before loading up for your 2-hour journey back to Sandefjord. Once we reach Sandefjord, you'll share one last lunch at a dockside cafe before saying your goodbyes. Board your flight home, explore Sandefjord on your own this afternoon or head to Oslo for your own Norwegian urban adventure.
Breakfast | Lunch
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See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel strives to find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.
Averages and totals are calculated from our "Today’s Ride" options.
We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays. We recommend that you fly into Torp Sandefjord Airport (TRF) or Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL).
If riding the train from Oslo, disembark at the Sandefjord station. Travel time to/from Oslo is 1 hour and 48 minutes, and to Oslo Airport it is 2 hours 23 minutes. A shuttle bus meets all trains during the opening hours of the airport, and a bus trip takes four minutes to the airport terminal. The shuttle bus leaves the airport ten minutes before each train's scheduled departure. The bus is operated by NSB and is included in the price of the train ticket. There are 42 bus departures each day.
Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at TORP Sandefjord Airport (TRF) at 10:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After a beautiful 2-hour shuttle transfer deep into the Telemark backcountry, we'll take a short hike into the magical Canvas hotel where you'll receive a brief orientation and get fitted to your Trek Remedy.
If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip start with their names and contact details. You may take a taxi to the first night’s hotel for approximately $100.View our pre hotel recommendations
You will say farewell to your guides at 1:00 PM at the TORP Sandefjord Airport (TRF) in Sandefjord, Norway. Board your flight home, explore Sandefjord on your own this afternoon or head to Oslo for your own Norwegian urban adventure.View our post hotel recommendations
From late June to early August, the weather is at its warmest and it never seems to get really dark. It’s a welcome respite after a long, dark and cold winter and like the flowers, the Norwegians bloom from the new-found sun and warmth. Late June to early August is when summer is at its peak, with temperatures that can reach 80°F. At the same time there is hardly any humidity in the air, and even at night temperatures can remain high. Packing List
Sandefjord is an international small town with an exciting and colorful past. A product of the Viking Age, the shipping industry and whaling in Arctic and Antarctic areas, Sandefjord has a history of pioneer spirit and creativity, daring and bravery. Despite its rugged past, this maritime hub has become a modern town of true culture, supporting a dynamic business, culinary and cultural life. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre and post-trip hotel.
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Our guides are trained to make your trip magical. They aren't just experts in riding; they're trained in delivering uncompromising service in ways you won't believe. We know that it's the unexpected surprises that make a trip magical. That's why our guides pride themselves on anticipating your needs before you ask.
Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.