Costa Rica Traverse

The trip was an amazing experience. As expected it was physically tough but worth every drop of sweat and mud (no blood fortunately). For me personally, I found the heat hard to adjust to. I expected us to benefit from the shade of the rainforest more than we did and I guess going from a Scottish winter to an equatorial country didn't help. Having said that it didn't detract from my enjoyment, just made it harder work. We were also lucky because all 13 of us got on very well and it was a good mix of people. A special mention has to go to the guides and Danny in particular. I remember when we did the Cycling in the Andes that the guides were good but Danny was excellent. As well as being extraordinarily fit and knowledgeable about adventure stuff he was passionate about Costa Rica, it's environment and future. He had a great sense of humour and as if all that weren't enough he and his team were superb cooks. Although this wasn't everyone's idea of a relaxing holiday I came home envigorated and motivated with stacks of energy - apart from having to negotiate Terminal 5 on it's second day of chaos! I've already been on your website looking for the next potential challenge, if only work didn't get in the way.


J Dunthorne | UK
 
 

Catalonia by Bike for Families

Experience the subtle landscapes and interesting villages on a gentle cycle through Catalonia, specially designed for families. Ride across nearly flat or gently rolling terrain, from the green countryside near Girona to the azure Mediterranean Sea. Pedal back into history, as you ride through Roman archways and Medieval squares. Visit two museums dedicated to the fabulous art of DalÝ. Discover the ancient history of Iberians and Romans who inhabited the area. Marvel at sturdy town walls, while ancient watchtowers guide you through fields of sunflowers and wheat. Cycle the Ter River Delta and discover the rich fauna of protected wetlands at Aiguamolls. Once out on the coast, you'll enjoy sandy beaches, quiet coves and the beauty of typical fishing villages. During this three-centred cycle holiday, stay in charming rural accommodations housed in historical stone buildings.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Baix EmpordÓ (closest train station Flaša), private transfer to nearby La Pera
DAY 2 Cycle through the medieval villages of Monells and Madremanya and visit castle at Pubol (17 or 31km / 10.5 or 19mi)
DAY 3 Cycle through woods and rolling landscapes to Peratallada (25km / 15.5mi)
DAY 4 Cycle to the Costa Brava beaches (39 or 43km / 24 or 26.5mi)
DAY 5 Cycle through the Ter River delta and on to coastal beaches (31km / 19mi)
DAY 6 Cycle north along a relatively flat route via Greek and Roman ruins at Empuries to San Pere Pescador (38km / 23.5mi)
DAY 7 Cycle to Figueras and visit the Salvador DalÝ museum with option to shorten by train (20 or 57km / 12.5 or 35.5mi), return to San Pere Pescador
DAY 8 Trip concludes with transfer to Figueras

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Trip Code: UCF
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling Family Adventures
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price: £680.00 GBP

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GBP £450.00 (Child)

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No local payments required
Options & Supplements*
Child (under 12 sharing with 2 adults) £ 450
Single Supplement £ 150
Discount for triple room (pp) - 12 and over £ -48
Child (under 12 sharing with 1 adult) £ 630
H high season surcharge £31

*Prices listed are per person

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