Larapinta Trek

I thought I would just drop you a note and let you know that the Larapinta Trek George & I did a couple of weeks ago was absolutely sensational. The group, the weather, the scenery, the terrain, the food, the campsites, the stars at night, and not to forget our fabulous 2 guides, Max S!! and Victor Trail was just a holiday that will stay with us for a long time. The group of people was just fantastic and everyone just got on well and as for Max & Victor, if I ever plan another Australian adventure I will do my utmost to ensure one of them if not both were the guides, the nicest, funniest and most of all very professional fellows, they kept the group in great spirits and the knowledge they both have is just outstanding, especially Max for such a young fellow. They did a great job in camp setting everything out for us, all we had to do was enjoy it. I can't sign off without mentioning the food, what these 2 guys whipped up for us everyday, breakfast, lunch on the track was just unbelievable what they carried and dinner - always 3 courses and always different, I doubt anyone lost too much wait on this trek. It was just a great pleasure to have meet 2 such great fun fellows.
Now to go off and think about what I will do next !!!!

Lorraine Allen | Victoria, Australia
 
 

Cycle Prague to Vienna - Guided

The Greenways cycle trails are a collection of routes linking Prague and Vienna. This specially designed trip follows the section south of Prague, from the hills of Cesky Krumlov to the east along the Austrian border. Passing numerous medieval towns where castles and impressive squares dominate, the route offers both diversity as it traverses national parks and wine country and a full appreciation of this captivating pocket of the Czech Republic. Crossing the border at historical Mikulov the route heads south through Austrian vineyards, fields and villages before reaching the cultural city of Vienna.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Transfer from Prague to Cesky Krumlov, arrival briefing and welcome dinner
DAY 2 Cycle to the Renaissance town of Trebon (61km)
DAY 3 Follow the Greenways trail through Nova Bystrice to Telc (78km)
DAY 4 Gentle cycle through South Moravia to Vranov (54km)
DAY 5 Follow the river Dyje on the southern Czech border to Znojmo, the gateway to the wine growing region (38km)
DAY 6 Past cellar doors to Mikulov with its castle and historic square (70km)
DAY 7 Cycle into Austria and transfer to Vienna (25/48/96km) - return to Prague or stay in Vienna
DAY 8 Trip concludes Vienna or Prague

traveller reviews

The bike trip was terrific! Guides were great thoughtful, responsible, creative, trustworthy, and very strong bikers. Equipment was fine. Group members were easy and supportive of each other, and the countryside was beautiful. The hills were a challenge, but mostly manageable. I was often exhausted at the end of the day, but the alchemy of food and sleep each night did the trick, and Ive come back in better shape than when I left.

Elyse Cherry. MA, USA

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