Biking
 INDEPENDENT
 ESCORTED
 

MOUNTAIN BIKE THROUGH THE AUSTRIAN ALPS

Guided 7-day biking tour
Jul 09-15, Jul 30- Aug 05, or Aug 27-Sep 02, 2006
$1,608
Land only, per person, double occupancy
(Optional extension: two nights in rocky
mountain village of Soglio )

Tours through the most scenic country of the Alps— TYROL

Day 01, Sunday - Arrive in Steinberg, Tyrol Minibus transfer from Munich Airport to Steinberg. At 06.00 pm the team will welcome you and inform about the details of your week.

Day 02, Monday - Tyrol 's Rose Garden. Elevation Gain 400 m, Distance: 18 km, approx. 04 hours. We begin our day directly from the Lodge, our journey leads us past creeks and Alms to the scenic “Schmalzklause”. High above us we can view the majestic peaks of the Rofan mountains, we relax as we roll down the trail that fallows the “Bachvalley”.

Day 03, Tuesday - The Vital Route. Elevation Gain 600 m, Distance 30 km, approx. 05 hours. We follow the Vital Route as we bike to the end of the “Schönjochvalley” after a brief steep part we reach the “Kögeljoch” which opens a fascinating view of the Lake Achen, Tyrol 's largest mountain lake. Following a healthy snack we speed down into the valley and follow the panorama train that follows the banks of the lake.

Day 04, Wednesday - The highest Alms of Tyrol. Elevation Gain 800 m, Distance 31 km, approx. 06 hours. We bike along the pleasant trail to the Kaiserhouse, the residence of the former emperor of Austria. Our day continues as we bike into the “Stallenbachvalley” wath the power of nature as its releases the water crashes down the creeks through the steep rock formations. We reach the “Ackernalm”, a traditional Tyrolean hut. Get together with your new friends, drink some fresh milk and sing along with locals as we enjoy our night in peace here at 1.383 m.

Day 05, Thursday - The Guffert Hut. Elevation Gain 800 m, Distance 17km, approx. 05 hours. We begin our day with an relaxing downhill trail along the Brandenberger Ache. This remote trail is hardly travelled and we will keep our eyes open for the abundant wildlife. The journey continues over ancient trails that lead us past remote peaks surrounding the Rofan range.

Day 06, Friday - The oldest scriptures of Tyrol. Elevation Gain 100 m, Distance 14km, approx. 02 hours Following a brief hike we reach the worlds famous cliffs that contain the “Rätischen Inschriften” – the oldest scriptures of Tyrol. An additional highlight of today's journey is the ride back into the valley. We pass the small Creeks and view the different rock formation that nature created over the years. We reach our lodge where we will enjoy a relaxing evening together. Day 07, Saturday - Via minibus to Munich APT

 

Services included:

  • 04 nights in 4* lodge in Steinberg/Lake Achen
  • Superior room with balcony
  • 02 romantic nights in Tyrolean huts
  • Luggage service during overnight at huts
  • Daily Breakfast – Lunch and Dinner
  • Bike rental
  • Licensed and authorized mountainbike guide
  • All transfers to and from activities
  • Transfers from/to Munich airport
  • Map of the region
  • All taxes and charge

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