EXPLORE, BE ACTIVE AND BE ONE WITH THE NATURE!

 

At Hike&Bike we love to bike and love to be connected to the nature. When is the last time you slept under the stars and felt one with the great outdoors? We believe that a combination of exploring a country by bike and camping in an unique environment of the Julian Alps should be on a bucket list of every outdoor fan. Come to Slovenia on a bike trip around the Julian Alps and reconnect with the nature.

What will you experience?

lake Bled and beautiful Vrata valley

Kranjska Gora the highest pass in Slovenia - Vrsic 1611m

Soca valley and amazing lakes and waterfalls

Bohinj and its famous Bohinj cheese

camping in the best campsites in Julian Alps

cycling with licensed local bike guide

best roads and paths in the Julian Alps

staying on different locations in the Slovenian mountains

tasting of the local specialities

hang around with Grega & Maja (owners of Hike&Bike) and get to know Slovenia better

Day by day itinerary

- meeting in Bled
- introduction and bike setup
- BIKE: Bled - Gozd Martuljek
We will start our bike adventure with a beautiful ride from world famous lake Bled through alpine valleys to village Gozd Martuljek. Side roads, bike paths and amazing landscape will offer us a great chance to connect with the nature.
- dinner in Kranjska Gora
- optional add-on: If you'll be looking for more biking we have some great suggestions for you to extend your day on bike that can take you all the way to Italy. 🙂

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 48 km
vertical meters: 720 m
- breakfast
- BIKE: Kranjska Gora - Kobarid
Day 2 is the day where we have our "queen stage". We will cross the Julian Alps over the highest pass in Slovenia and enjoy beautiful descent into Soca valley. We will tackle the climb in the morning and enjoy the rest of the day descending and enjoying the landscape. You don't fancy the climb? No worries. Shuttle up to the pass is arranged.
- dinner in Kobarid

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 67 km
vertical meters (without morning shuttle): 1150 m
- breakfast
- BIKE: Kobarid- Bohinjska Bistrica
We are changing valleys again and after following the Soca river we'll take a train ride through the mountains into another gem of the Julian Alps - the Bohinj valley. You will be surrounded with mountains, forests and rivers. Our base will be in a beautiful camp located next to Sava Bohinjka river.
- optional sports activities in Bohinj valley (rafting, kayak, canyoning, paragliding,...)
- dinner in Bohinj valley

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 30 km
vertical meters: 430 m
- breakfast
- BIKE: around Bohinj valley with visit of Savica waterfall
Our final day of cycling we will explore the amazing Bohinj valley, admire the largest lake in Slovenia and hike to the famous Savica waterfall. Bohinj valley is our home and we have plenty of secret spots to show you while biking through the picturesque alpine villages and meadows.
- final dinner in Bohinj valley

TECHNICAL DATA:
distance: 35 km
vertical meters: 350 m
- breakfast
- departure (possible shuttle to Bled or Ljubljana to prior arrangement)

 

Price:

990 eur/person

Included:

 transfer from Ljubljana airport (transfers are possible also from other nearby airports; additional cost may occur)
4 nights camping in the best campsites in the Julian Alps (accommodation in tents for one or two persons)
luggage transport
4x breakfast
4x dinner in locar restaurants
full time van support with snacks and cold drinks
technical support during all days of cycling
licensed local bike guide
all entrance fees and tickets based on the itinerary
VAT and tourist tax

Excluded:

airplane ticket to Ljubljana airport
lunches (usually the price for a nice lunch is between 10 - 15 eur)
 cost of drinks and other personal spendings
 bike (If you need a bike we can arrange you road, hybrid/trekking or e-bike for your rides. Please contact us at grega@hikeandbike.si for more info.)

Available dates:

 

22.5. - 26.5.2019

19.6. - 23.6.2019

26.9. - 29.9.2019

23.10. - 27.10.2019

If you would like to come on a specific date please contact us at grega@hikeandbike.si and we will send you the date options.

What to bring:

 

comfortable clothes and shoes
helmet (can be also provided by us)
biking clothes (padded shorts, 2 shirts with short sleeves and 1 shirt with long sleeves)
windproof jacket
rainproof jacket and pants (if you use them)
fleece or a warm jacket
bike gloves
hat
swimsuit and towel
camera or a smartphone
sunglasses and sunscreen
bike backpack
sleeping bag
2 towels (one big, one small)
we suggest that if possible you pack your clothes and gear in a large backpack, soft suitcase or duffel bag
your pedals and shoes (only if you are using specific type of pedals and bike shoes; we suggest that mountain biking shoes are more appropriate for the tour)

Minimum number of guests per tour is 4 and maximum is 16. If there is more of you and would like to do CAMP & BIKE tour on a specific date please contact us. Send us an email at grega@hikeandbike.si and we will set all the details. 🙂