Balkan cross-country mountain biking tour

Summary

We begin the day with an epic train ride in the beautiful valley of the Iskar river, just minutes away from Sofia. We get off the train in a small picturesque village in the Balkan mountain and we start riding up on our mountain bikes. By lunchtime we arrive at a chalet, famous for it’s organic raspberry wine and delicious food, produced right there in the mountain. After lunch, we hit the trails on a cross-country ride back to our starting point, where we take the train back to Sofia. This daytrip is great for the ones looking at exploring a little bit more of Bulgaria and visiting the countryside, without getting too far from Sofia. Distance: 29km Altitude Gain: 900m Terrain: Asphalt/ dirtroad / singletrack Duration: full day Difficulty: intermediate cross country cycling (if you feel confident on a bicycle, and use a bicycle regularly, or you have some mountain biking experience – you are all right.

Tour info

Duration
7 hours
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Here is something for the more adventurous – come and join us on our special full-day ride in the Balkan mountain – a mixture of village culture, organic food, and fast-paced mountain biking. We will begin the day with an epic train ride in the beautiful valley of the Iskar river, just minutes away from Sofia. We get off the train in a small picturesque village in the Balkan mountain and we start riding up on our mountain bikes. By lunchtime we arrive at a chalet, famous for it’s organic raspberry wine and delicious food, produced right there in the mountain. After lunch, we hit the trails on a cross-country ride back to our starting point, where we take the train back to Sofia. This daytrip is great for the ones looking at exploring a little bit more of Bulgaria and visiting the countryside, without getting too far from Sofia.

What’s included?

  • Mountain bike

  • Helmet

  • Lunch

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 7h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Join us on our free Bike and Hike tours in Sofia and Vitosha mountain! Every day: - Free Green Bike Tour - April till November at 11am, and Free Park Bike Tour - May till September at 5pm Starting Point: National Theater "Ivan Vazov"; - City Vibes Tour - April till November at 10:30 am Starting point: Bansky square; - Free Hike Tour - April till November at 11am. Starting Point: National Theater "Ivan Vazov" Come with us to discover the real Sofia and Bulgaria: nature, people, culture & incredible real life experiences along the way. Our core purpose is to enrich our guests lives by creating unique, interactive travel experiences in Sofia and the countryside. We provide fun, affordable and sustainable travel adventures as we also like to have fun while doing so. You can also join us on our new Vitosha sunset Hike, Rila Monastery Hike and Seven Lakes Hike.

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