Cycling Tour – Slovakia Carphatian Region

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All about the Cycling Tour – Slovakia Carphatian Region.

This Bike Tour in Slovakia will show you the most beautiful places in a short time of 6 days, you will visit 4 National Parks and get to know the variety of their Nature, some of the sightseeing (for example the Spissky Castle, one of the largest castles of Europe and signed on the UNESCO heritage list), you will try the best of the Slovakian food and drinks (for example dumplings with sheep cheese and the plum snaps), you will be in an authentic environment with the local people in the remote villages, stay in simple accommodation (but with everything you need for your comfort), your guide will show you the nicest bike routes and tell you stories of this Eastern European Culture… This Tour is for everyone who is used to cycle few times a year. It is rated as intermediate. But it can be adjusted to the group fitness.

(it is possible to take a rest day and take a ride in the private van or choose a different activity, for example hiking, sightseeing, spa etc.)

We can also visit a wellness on the way and take a bath in our mineral healing waters.

You will have a Professional cycling guide with you and a private van, that drives your luggage between the accommodations.

Guides are able to provide bike service if needed.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Pick up and drop of at the Airport of your arrival

English speaking cycling guide

Accommodation

Half board (breakfast, dinner)

Private van to drive your luggage

 

Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

Your flight ticket to Slovakia

Entrance to sightseeing (5-10Euros)

Lunch (5-10Euros) in local restaurants

Insurance (we are happy to arrange it for you)

Your personal equipment (we are happy to rent it for you, even the bike)

  1. 6days Itinerary

     

    1st Day – Spisska Magura

    The aim of today’s trip is the locality of Gorals (Highlanders) who live below the mountains of Belanske Tatry and Spisska Magura. They have a strong relation to nature, folk traditions, they are known by their special language, temperament, dynamic music, but also by love for skiing. We ride uphill to the mountain ridge of Spisska Magura featuring by beautiful views of surroundings. Lovely flow trail of ca. 3km from up there will surely be a nice reward for you. At the end of the tour we ride back on easy bike path to Kezmarok with a break by pump track in Spisska Bela.

    ca. 50km

    ca. elevation 400m

    Tips to choose for those, who prefer easier riding or wanting to spend a time by another activity.

    -Museum of the folk culture in Zdiar

    -Treetop walk with sightseeing tower and spiral slide

    -Belianska lime stone cave

    -Rennaisance manor house with park

    Please see all pictures in bigger scale in GALLERY

    2nd Day – Levočské vrchy

    Route: The route starts in the historical town of  Kežmarok, continues around the Zlatná Pond to the main ridge of the Levoča Hills (1200 m), where we can see beautiful views of the High Tatras Mountain Nationalpark, the Poprad Basin, Branisko and famous Spiš Castle. Then continue to Levoča and then through Spišská Nová Ves to Novoveská Huta.

    Accommodation with half board: boarding house Kráľov prameň 

    Tips to choose for those, who prefer easier riding or wanting to spend a time by another activity.

    -Visiting of the castle

    Ca. 45 km

    ca. 500m elevation

     

    3rd Day – Slovak Paradise and Stolické vrchy

    Route: The route leads from Novoveská Huta through the Slovak Paradise Nationalpark and the Čertová hlava saddle to Dedinky to the Palcmanská Maša water reservoir. It continues along the ridge of Stolické vrchy through the Telgart deflection saddle and Northern meadow to the picturesque village of Muranská Zdychava.

    Tips to choose for those, who prefer easier riding or wanting to spend a time by another activity.

    -Hiking through the gorges of Slovak paradise National park with waterfalls

    Accommodation with half board: Hotel Hunter 

    ca. 55km

    ca. elevation 800m

    4th Day – Stolické vrchy

    Route: The section from Muranská Zdychava to Revúca, then climb through the old forest path to the Hlavíny saddle up to Železník with its mining history. Going to the village of Sirk through the valley through Ratkovské Bystré we climb up to Nemcová saddle and continue downhill to Muráň. A fairly easy route, the ability to extend the trip according to the fitness of the group.

    Accommodation with half board: pension Lykovec 

    ca. 14 km

    ca. elevation 200m – EASY DAY

     

    Tips to choose for those, who prefer easier riding or wanting to spend a time by another activity.

    -Visiting of the wellness

    5th Day – Muranska planina and Horehronie

    Route: From the village of Muráň, climb the old asphalt road to the castle of Muráň (sightseeing), then go to Veľká lúka and then downhill to Červená skála. It continues through Šumiac and Pohorelá to Heľpa. The route leads across the national park Muran Plateau.

    Accommodation with half board: Hotel Helpa 

    ca. 35km

    ca. elevation 600m

    6th Day – Low Tatras and Popradská basin

    Route: From the village Heľpa by a comfortable climb to the saddle Priehyba (1189 m), which is located in the main ridge of the Low Tatras National Park. Further downhill to Čierny Váh to Šuňava and from there through Lopušná valley to Svit and along cycling trail to Poprad.

    ca. 55km

    ca. elevation 700m