Trips 4 National Parks

Croatia Bike Tour (Hard bike tour)

Via  NATIONAL PARKS AND NATURE PARKS

BIKE TOUR (Mountain bike – Fat Tire)
Tour Term:      15 April - 1 June and 15 September – 31 October
BIKE TOUR GUIDE (1st):  Vlado Fumić (paticipant of the Olympic Games)
BIKE TOUR GUIDE (2nd): Milan Orlić, M.Sc.in Phy. Ed.

PROGRAM:

First DAY

Welcoming the guests in Zagreb. Accommodation in the hotel. In the afternoon – getting bicycles ready. Dinner. Evening walk through the city center.

Hotel: Hotel I 3***

Second DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by van to the Nature Park „PAPUK“ in the east part of Croatia called Slavonia. Around the park ride. Lunch. More cycling. Transfer back to Zagreb. Dinner.

Hotel: Hotel I 3***
Macadam road ride:  app  55 km
Paved road ride:  app  5 km
Unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  41 km
Altitude difference: 2600 m
Van transfer: app. 2+2 hours

Third DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by van to the Nature Park „ŽUMBERAK“ in the central part of Croatia. Around the park ride. Lunch. More cycling. Transfer back to Zagreb. Dinner.

Hotel: Hotel I 3***
Macadam road ride:  app  40 km
Paved road ride: app  47 km
Unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  21 km
Altitude difference:  2000 m
Van transfer: app. 1 hour

Fourth DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by van to the nature area „Hrastovačka gora“ in the central part of Croatia called Banovina. Around the area ride. Lunch. More cycling. Transfer to Zagreb. Dinner.

Hotel: Hotel I 3***
Macadam road ride:  app  40 km
Paved road ride: app  27 km
Unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  23 km
Altitude difference:  1850 m
Van transfer: app. 2 hours

Fifth DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by van to the nature area „Gorski kotar“ in the central part of Croatia.Cycling begins in Severin na Kupi. Around the area ride. Lunch. More cycling to Fužine, a small and picturesque town in the heart of Gorski Kotar. Acommodation in the hotel. Dinner  

Hotel: Bitoraj 3***
Macadam road ride:  app 71 km
Paved road ride: app 29 km
Unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  25 km
Altitude difference:  3330 m
Van transfer: app. 1 hour

Sixth DAY

Breakfast. Cycling from Fužine to Opatija. On our bike route we are passing by the national park Risnjak and the nature park Učka. Lunch. We continue to cycle to Ičići/Opatija. Swimming. Transfer to Fužine. Dinner  

Hotel: Bitoraj 3***
Macadam road ride:  app 75 km
Paved road ride: app 20 km
Unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  20 km
Altitude difference:  2875 m
Van transfer: app. 35 minutes

Seventh DAY

Breakfast. Transfer to Senj. Cycling from Senj to Otočac. Our Tour passes over the peak Zavižan in national park „North Velebit“. Lunch. More cycling. Arrival to Otočac. Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner.  

Hotel: Zvonimir 3***
Macadam road ride:  app 47 km
Paved road ride: app 45 km
Unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  17 km
Altitude difference:  2705 m
Van transfer: app. 1,5 hours

Eighth DAY

Breakfast. Transfer to the national park „Plitvice lakes“ (UNESCO Herritage). A guided walk through the park. Lunch. Transfer to Zagreb

Van transfer: app. 4 hours

 

The price includes (per person):

  • double room accommodation in 3* hotels
  • 7 full boards
  • bike tour guidance (2 guides); the first guide is a Croatian Olympic athlete, Mr Vlado Fumić, the most famous
    Croatian bicycle racer, and the second guide is Mr Milan Orlić, professor of kinesiology, a long time bicycle    
    racer
  • beverage refreshments all day during cycling + energy bars
  • support by our repair van covering inspection of technical functionality of a bike before trip, everyday inspection of
    bike if needed, replacement parts such as inner tubes, wire cables and similar. In the case of any major repairs(valid
    for private bikes that guests bring with them)  (with a  single repair exceeding €50), the service will be agreed on the
    spot but is not included in the price. If the bike cannot be repaired on the spot, a replacement bike will be provided
    FREE of charge. Also, storage and transport of bikes during entire trip are provided).
  • support by van/s
  • tickets in all National Parks and Nature parks
  • hotel to hotel luggage transfer (reception desk to reception desk)
  • local tourist tax in all hotels
  • VAT

 

The price DOES NOT include:

  • Bicycles 
  • Diner drinks
  • Drinks during lunch

 

Minimum number of cyclers: 7
Maximum number of cyclers: 15

If the number of cyclers is lesser, please ask for an additional offer!

 

Price per person:  price on request
For the concrete offer please send us an e-mail

Bike routes:

 

PAPUK

papuk aapp 101 km, altitude difference: 2600 m.  Distance from Zagreb: 204 km, app 125 minutes
driving on highway (one direction). Start and return point: Velika (center). Description of the track: paved road: app 5 km, macadam road:  app 55 km, unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  41 km. Sights: nature park, educational trail, area without traffic, untouched nature, wonderful views, ride through the forest. Lunch on the 70th kilometer in the restaurant Jankovac which is located near the eponymous waterfall and lake.

 

ŽUMBERAK

zumberak aapp 108 km, altitude difference: 2820 m.  Distance from Zagreb: 29 km, app 25  minutes driving on highway (one direction). Start point: Dvije vode – Stojdraga. Return point: Samobor (center). Description of the track: paved road: app 47 km, macadam road:  app 40 km, unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  21 km. Sights: nature park, area without traffic, untouched nature, wonderful views, ride through the forest, tops Sveta gera and Japetić. Lunch on the 95th kilometer in the restaurant on top Japetić.

 

HRASTOVAČKA GORA

hrastovacka gora aapp 90 km, altitude difference: 1850 m.  Distance from Zagreb: 66 km, app 55  minutes driving on highway (one direction). Start and return point: Petrinja - beach.
Description of the track: paved road: app 27 km, macadam road:  app 40 km, unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  23 km. Sights: nature park, area without traffic, untouched nature, wonderful views, ride through the forest, the largest and richest chestnut forest in southern Europe with rich sources of water, the ruins of the tower from the 15th century that were used to defend against the Turks (Croatian Čuntić, Klinac Town and the church of Holy Spirit), the valley of the river Petrinjčica. Ride through the forest and meadows. Lunch on the 65th kilometer in the restaurant Korablja Tišinić (food from own production, homemade specialties). Possibility of swimming in the river Kupa after returning.

 

GORSKI KOTAR, Severin – Fužine

gorski kotar 1aapp 120 km, altitude difference: 3330 m. Distance from Zagreb: 86 km, app 55  minutes driving on highway. Start point: Severin na Kupi. Destination point: Fužine. Description of the track: paved road: app 29 km, macadam road:  app 71 km, unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  25 km. Sights: driving through beautiful landscapes along the river Kupa and forests of Gorski Kotar. Arrival in Fužine, luscious and picturesque mountain town on the lake. Lunch in Brod na Kupi.

 

GORSKI KOTAR,  Fužine – Opatija

gorski kotar 2aapp 115 km, altitude difference: 2875 m. Distance from Fužine: 45 km, app 35  minutes driving on highway. Start point: Fužine. Destination point: Opatija (on the seashore). Description of the track: paved road: app 20 km, macadam road:  app 75 km, unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  20 km. Sights: on this part of the trip we visit Lake Bajer near Fužine, National Park Risnjak and Nature Park Učka. Lunch et top Učka. At the end we are driving down to Opatija, the tourist pearl of the Adriatic Sea.

 

VELEBIT,  Senj – Otočac

velebit aapp 109 km, altitude difference: 2705 m. Distance from Fužine: 57 km, app 60  minutes driving on highway. Start point: Senj. Destination point: Otočac. Description of the track: paved road: app 45 km, macadam road:  app 47 km, unordered forest road and singletrack:  app  17 km. Sights: national park, top Zavižan (indescribable view ), area without traffic, untouched nature, wonderful views, ride through the forest. More smaller breaks, if necessary. Lunch at the end of a ride in Otočac.

 

 

We retain the right of change of all routes upon the agreement with our cycling guides!