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Holidays by Grade - Challenging

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Mongolia (land only)

27th June 2019 (20 days)

Mongolia (land only) is fully booked Mongolia (land only)

A challenging tour for fit adventurous cyclists, all off-road and travelling through remote areas. From Ulaanbaatar fly to the Gobi desert. The route to Karakorum traverses desert, mountains and vast open plains, home to the remaining traditional nomadic people. Some accommodation will be in tents (wild camping) and in yurts (tourist Ger camps). 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Neil Wheadon

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£2,150

Grade
Challenging

France - Dordogne to Limousin

24th August 2019 (15 days)

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A moving-on tour characterised by scenic variety. The rugged landscapes of the Millevaches Plateau and the hills of the Monedieres Massif contrast sharply with those seen from the banks of the Dordogne river with its many attractive villages.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Peter England

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£1,400

Grade
Challenging

Albania - Accursed Mountains (Land only)

30th August 2019 (15 days)

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In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and World Heritage towns. Suitable for fit cyclists able to cycle up to 90km. 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£1,240

Grade
Challenging

Albania - Accursed Mountains (with flight)

30th August 2019 (15 days)

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In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and World Heritage towns. Suitable for fit cyclists able to cycle up to 90km. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£1,630

Grade
Challenging

Land's End to John O'Groats

30th August 2019 (20 days)

Land's End to John O'Groats

Cycle from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly good quality hotels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Chris Ellison

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£2,195

Grade
Challenging

France - Manche to Med Supported

6th September 2019 (17 days)

France - Manche to Med Supported is fully booked France - Manche to Med Supported

Classic ride from Caen to the Mediterranean, using the overnight ferry from Portsmouth, returning by Bike Bus from Montpellier. Moderate pace, 45-102kmpd (average 74km). Rural route: Normandy, Loire, Limousin, Auvergne, Languedoc. WW2 sites, chateaux, medieval towns, spectacular lakes and gorges. Family hotels. Suitable for regular fit cyclists.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Julie & Nic Hodgetts

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£1,850

Grade
Challenging

Spain - El Comtat (Self-Guided)

7th September 2019 (8 days)

Spain - El Comtat (Self-Guided)

Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Marjorie South

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£450

Grade
Challenging

Spain - El Comtat (Self-Guided)

14th September 2019 (8 days)

Spain - El Comtat (Self-Guided)

Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Marjorie South

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£450

Grade
Challenging

Spain - Cuenca & Albarracin

7th October 2019 (17 days)

Spain - Cuenca & Albarracin

Discover the ruggedly scenic border country of Castile and Aragón and its surprisingly spectacular show of early autumn colours. See the hanging houses of Cuenca, the fortified town of Albarracín, the source of the mighty River Tagus, the Devil's Window, the Enchanted City, numerous stunning gorges and other remarkable sights. Two rest days.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Tony Gore

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£1,000

Grade
Challenging

Morocco - Souks & High Atlas

31st October 2019 (15 days)

Morocco - Souks & High Atlas

A supported tour that takes in the best of wild Morocco. Ride deserted moonscape roads of the Anti-Atlas, explore walled cities, ancient souks and markets. Climb the stunning Tizi-n-Test pass crossing the High Atlas Mountains. Rest for a day in the madness of Marrakesh ending on the sea front of Agadir.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Greg Woodford

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£1,380

Grade
Challenging

Laos (with flight)

2nd November 2019 (18 days)

Laos (with flight)

Travel by cycle and by boat through spectacular mountain and jungle scenery of one of the least travelled countries in SE Asia.  Experience the Mekong River as well as Luang Prabang, with its colourful temples, and a stopover in Bangkok. Full vehicle support. Fly London Heathrow/Bangkok/Chiang Rai, returning from Bangkok.

Place for a male to share

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Neil Wheadon

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£2,900

Grade
Challenging

Laos (Land Only)

3rd November 2019 (17 days)

Laos (Land Only)

Travel by cycle and by boat through spectacular mountain and jungle scenery of one of the least travelled countries in SE Asia.  Experience the Mekong River as well as Luang Prabang, with its colourful temples, and a stopover in Bangkok. Full vehicle support. 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Neil Wheadon

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£2,200

Grade
Challenging

Sri Lanka - North to South

9th February 2020 (18 days)

Sri Lanka - North to South is fully booked Sri Lanka - North to South

Recognised by Lonely Planet in 2012 as their top holiday destination, Sri Lanka certainly packs in a lot of interest for the cycle tourist. This new end-to-end tour has been designed to show this diversity and take in many of the country’s main highlights.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Julie & Nic Hodgetts

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£1,250

Grade
Challenging

Vietnam - Northern Tribal Provinces (with flight)

An adventurous, moving-on tour through the northern provinces of Vietnam. Superb karstic scenery,  gorges, rice paddies, ethnic tribal groups, colourful markets and one night at World Heritage Ha Long Bay. Luggage transfer and vehicle support.  All meals provided on cycling days. Fly London Heathrow/Hanoi via Bangkok.

Places for a male to share and a female to share (due to cancellations)

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Places Available

Price
£2,600

Grade
Challenging

Vietnam - Northern Tribal Provinces (Land only) is fully booked Vietnam - Northern Tribal Provinces (Land only)

An adventurous, moving-on tour through the northern provinces of Vietnam. Superb karstic scenery,  gorges, rice paddies, ethnic tribal groups, colourful markets and one night at World Heritage Ha Long Bay. Luggage transfer and vehicle support.  All meals provided on cycling days. 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked

Price
£1,615

Grade
Challenging