Trip description

This weekend tour will take you on an adventure to wild nature beauty of Northwestern Stara planina and the area of Kopren and Chiprovtsi town. Our certified guides will teach you the basics of mountain biking and will show you essential techniques in an interesting and comprehensive way. Apart from biking you will see beautiful nature sights such as waterfalls, rock formations, learn about the rich history of the area and get familiar with local crafts such as carpet producing.

Itinerary

Day 1
Early transfer from Sofia to Kopren area. For a warm up we can do a short walk on one of the beautiful eco trails and see some of the waterfalls in the area. Then we get on the bikes and do our first ride. It starts on a rolling terrain crossing small rivers. Here you will learn how to change gears properly and will try the right body positions when climbing and descending. We will stop for a picnic lunch on a beautiful open area with vast meadows. From here we will enjoy a 8 km downhill ride with superb panoramic views to Chiprovtsi ton and valley. After the ride we can visit the local historic museum and learn about the town vivid story. Ride: 25km ascend: 200m/descend: 600m
Day 2
Today we are going on an easy ride to Chiprovtsi waterfall and the remains of Gushovski monastery from 17c. You will have the chance to practice what you learnt yesterday. In the afternoon we can do another short ride above the town and then drive back to Sofia. En route we can stop for a visit at Chiprovski monastery dating back from 10 c. Ride: 25km ascend: 400m/descend: 600m

Trip details

  • Dates any day within the tour's best period
  • Included accommodation in family hotel on fullboard, mountain bike guidance, transportation
  • Single room supplement 10 euro
  • Group size min. 4 persons
  • Best period May - October
  • Skill/fitness level
PRICE: 110 euro

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