Mountain Biking in the Rhodope Mountains
This mountain bike riding tour offers an amazing 6 days of non-stop wonders for the eyes and peace for the soul in the beautiful landscapes of the Eastern Rhodope Mountains. Along the way enjoy visits to archaeological sites and fortresses as well as stops at authentic local farms.
• Bike tour guided by a professional mountains guide
• Exploring the natural beauty of the Rhodope mountains
• A look into mountain life and cuisine
This 6 day bike tour starts in the city of Kardzhali, the main administrative center in the eastern parts of the Rhodope Mountains.
The perfect way to explore this peaceful part of South Bulgaria. The tour follows the Transrhodopi bike trail which connects a whole network of villages, farmers, houses, small pubs and local factories, in this way it supports the local economy, mainly based on the tobacco, sesame and nuts production.
The trail follows the undulating terrain of the Eastern Rhodope Mountains and winds between rocky hills, meadows, oak forests and panoramic points. While you enjoy the various landscapes and magnificent cuisine, the timelessness of the local life and Balkan traditions will capture and fascinate you.
This bike tour is guided by a professional mountains guide. Besides cycling, the program includes visits to archaeological sites, fortresses and authentic local farms in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains. All along the route you will enjoy the beautiful scenery, fabulous lake panoramas and dramatic rocky slopes of the mountains.
Inclusions / exclusions
The price includes
• Accommodation for 5 nights in guest houses or cottages
• Breakfast and dinner provided
• Luggage transfer - a supporting vehicle carries the main luggage during the day
• Transfers to and from Plovdiv
Difficulty grade - this tour is not for beginners. Some parts can be a challenge, even for experienced riders. You need a solid experience in MTB.
Distance - an average of 45 km per day
Vehicle supported - a car will be carrying the main luggage during the day. You need to bring only a small backpack with basics for the day.
Vegetarian and other menu available upon request.
Starting point - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
6 days \ 5 nights
Live tour guide available in English
Maxiumum number of participants - 7 people
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