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Mighty caves and Karst - nature's hidden gem

247 km
7 nights / 8 days
Fitness level required

From one jewel to another, for all the photo-hungry cyclers and nature lovers. Surrender yourself to this week long self guided cycling tour, blessed with true beauty, pristine nature, Karst landscape and it’s phenomena’s.

While cycling in Karst you will be accomodated in two Hotels, in two beautiful Karst towns, from where interesting cycle day tours are designed for you. Starting point is in Postojna, the jewel in the Karst Region. Postojna is in many ways marked by its unique position, which had a significant influence on the town’s development as early as ancient times. The town lies on the Pivka River and because of the two world class attractions; Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle is visited by many tourists every year. Biking through Karst area and discovering it’s wonders such as the caves, Rakov Škocjan, intermittent lakes, sinking rivers, rocky surface and dolines, is a unique and special experience.

The second location of this scenic cycle tour is Divača. Divača is today the biggest settlement and seat of the municipality. In the 16th century it was just a hamlet of sheep farmers, but with the development of transport running from the port of Trieste to the interior, it gained importance, expanded and developed. The importance of the railway is still evident today in the steam locomotive engine that now stands as a museum piece open to visitors at the railway station. Did you know that in Divača you can also find a Museum of Slovenian Film Actors?

Price includes:

  • 7 overnights in good Hotels 3* and 4* with en suite facilities
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Detailed route notes, maps & gps files – one set per booking (not per person). Every additional set of route notes 25 €
  • Luggage transfers between the hotels
  • Personal welcome meeting and bike fitting (if you rented bike with SloActive)
  • Telephone assistance during the trip
  • Organization and VAT

Accomodations;
Good 3* and 4* Hotels with en suite facilities

Optional supplements:

  • Single accomodation 140 €
  • Single travel occupancy 70 € (only 1 person on a tour)
  • Bike rent 100 € (classic trekking bike Scott Sub 30 plus one bike (back) pannier). Bike rent includes Bicycle Repair Tool (puncture kit, spare inner tube, one set of Allen keys, one odometer, pump and one simple lock) – one set for two bikes. Bike rental starts on first cycling day (Day 2) at 8.30 am and ends on Day 7 at 6pm.
  • Electric bike 220 € (Scott E Sub Active Unisex plus one bike (back) pannier)
  • Helmet 12 €
  • Half board 80 € (4x dinners in Divača), hotel dinner is not possible in Postojna as hotel does not have a restaurant. However there are plenty of restaurants in town.
  • Airport transfers (prices are per person, minimum number two people sharing a transfer).

Opening hours

Dates:
Daily from 1st April to 15th October

SloActive was set up by two cycling and hiking enthusiasts who believe the best way to explore the world is by bike or on foot. This is your holiday – we want you to enjoy it fully. We want you to relax while cycling or hiking, discovering new destinations, and admiring the awe-inspiring scenery. Let us take care of the travel details such as hotel reservations, luggage, making sure it’s transferred and waiting for you at your next accommodation. We provide high level of service, knowledgable tour guides, quality bikes and required support as well as carefully prepared route itineraries.

As we are enthusiastic cyclists and walkers ourselves, we understand that such type of holiday need extra time and planning. And this is our goal; to get all the details right for you. We enjoy pedalling or walking the routes ourselves, to search for best places to visit, most attractive roads to cycle, trails to hike, all to enable you to relax into what each chosen destination really has to offer.

Urša & Tomaž, SloActive d.o.o., Vremski Britof 15, 6217 Vremski Britof, +386 31 251 010, info at-no-spam sloactive dot-no-spam si
Length of trail
247 km
Duration
7 nights / 8 days
Suitable for
mountain bike
Surface
asphalt, macadam
Fitness level required
high
Sights along the trail
  • unique Karst landscape
  • "Queen of Caves" - Postojna cave
  • Predjama Castle
  • The Škocjan Caves Park
  • Lake Cerknica
  • Planinsko Polje
  • Rakov Škocjan
  • Štanjel
Language of experience
English
Price
from 635 Eur per person
Information
SloActive d.o.o.

Vremski Britof 15
6217 Vremski Britof

+386 31 251 010
info at-no-spam sloactive dot-no-spam si

SloActive was set up by two cycling and hiking enthusiasts who believe the best way to explore the world is by bike or on foot. This is your holiday – we want you to enjoy it fully. We want you to relax while cycling or hiking, discovering new destinations, and admiring the awe-inspiring scenery. Let us take care of the travel details such as hotel reservations, luggage, making sure it’s transferred and waiting for you at your next accommodation. We provide high level of service, knowledgable tour guides, quality bikes and required support as well as carefully prepared route itineraries.

As we are enthusiastic cyclists and walkers ourselves, we understand that such type of holiday need extra time and planning. And this is our goal; to get all the details right for you. We enjoy pedalling or walking the routes ourselves, to search for best places to visit, most attractive roads to cycle, trails to hike, all to enable you to relax into what each chosen destination really has to offer.

Urša & Tomaž, SloActive d.o.o., Vremski Britof 15, 6217 Vremski Britof, +386 31 251 010, info at-no-spam sloactive dot-no-spam si

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