Self-guided tours are becoming the most popular form of bicycle and hiking tourism. They cost less than guided tours but still maintain a level of support and convenience that allows you the flexibility to explore on your own, without sweating the logistics.

Enjoy the nature and cultural heritage of each chosen country, alone or with your family, but without a guide and heavy luggage. Your luggage will be transported by us to the next hotel, so you can enjoy the tour only with a light backpack. All hotels and transfers are organized and reserved in advance and we take care of everything for you. The perfect combination for those who want to explore the land by themselves, but in a safe and stress-free way.

Road book, maps & gps tracks are included in all self guided tours. We have invested significant time in content and even design of this books. Road books are including complete packages of information about destinations with some description of top natural or cultural atractions, general walking and biking advices, set of color maps with highlighted routes and detail easy to follow directions description of the trip in picture & text form.

Gps tracks are available for all tours and you can rent a GPS device from us (see Rental Prices bellow)

Available are comfortable bikes for cycling tourist (touring bikes) and e-bikes. Our high quality bikes are best suited to the terrain of Alps and Adriatic coast line. Also included with your bike: helmet , carrier bag, lock, puncture repair kits, spare inner tube, pump.

If you would like to use your own pedals and saddle we will fit these to your bike. You may use your own helmet if desired.

1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days 6 days 7 days
Trekking & touring bike 20 37 55 73 87 90 100
Electric bike 30 55 70 90 120 140 160
1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days 6 days 7 days
Trekking & touring bike 20 37 55 73 87 90 100
Electric bike 30 55 70 90 120 140 160
GPS device 5 7 10 12 15 17 20
Walking poles 5 7 10 12 15 17 20
Climbing or Biking helmet 5 7 10 12 15 17 20
Via ferata set / Self belaying set helmet, harness, self belay 10 15 20 25 25 30 30
Avalanche set transceiver, shovel, probe 15 20 25 30 30 35 35
Cycling Hiking
Easy Flatter terrain and some hills and ‘super’ short climbs.

Expect 2 to a maximum of 4 hours of biking per day.

Typical for walking tours. Flatter terrain and some hills and ‘super’ short climbs.

Tours are usually long between 8 and 15 km, elevation difference does not exceed 400 meters. Expect 2 to a maximum of 4 hours of walking per day

Moderate Previous experience recommended.

Hilly terrain with reasonable amount of climbs and difficulty.

Expect 3 to a maximum of 5 hours of biking per day.

Typical for hiking tours. Hilly terrain with reasonable amount of climbs and difficulty. No exposed sections or technical trails.

Tours are usually long between 10 and 18 km, elevation difference does not exceed 650 meters. Expect 3 to a maximum of 5 hours of walking per day.

Difficult Previous experience necessary.

Some long and steep climbs.

Expect 5 or more hours of biking per day.

Previous experience necessary.

Some long and steep climbs and /or highly technical trails. Exposed sections are possible.

Tours can be longer then 18 km, elevation difference can exceed 650 meters.

Expect 5 or more hours of walking per day.

 

Easy Walking & Cycling Additional for Mountain Hiking & Biking
Documents Valid passport or ID card + copy of the documents
Money and/or credit card
International travel health insurance certificate
Alpine Club Membership Card (if you are a member)
Clothing Functional sports underwear
T-Shirts
Scarf (if required)
Hat or cap
Jacket (Windstopper)
Shorts
Hiking socks
Raincover
Warm clothing
Hiking or Biking shoes
Backpack 20 – 30 liter
Hiking poles (if used before)
Hat and sun cream(high factor)
Hand gloves(in the mountains it can snow even in summer )
High hiking boots recommended
Personal Equipment Medicine prescribed by your doctor
Small backpack pharmacy (first aid)
Towel
Toiletry
Pocket knife, picnic dish, cup/mug (if needed)
Water bottle(s) 1 – 2 litres per person
Food (eg bread, salami, cheese, chocolates, dried fruit, nuts, energy bars, …)
Handkerchiefs
Camera or Digital Camera (film, batteries /do not forget memory card)
Mobile phone and charger
Sunglasses

Keep in mind that lighter the backpack will be, easier and more enjoyable your hike or biking tour will be. Please do not exaggerate.