We recommend...

Bike and walking tour in Stara Planina (5 days / 4 nights)

 

“Heart full of beauty "
Combined trekking and bike tour on Old Mountain

(Guaranteed departure: 14.07-18.07.2014.)

 

Day 1

Arrival in the afternoon hours to the ethno village "Srna" – in the village of Inovo, which is located at the foot of the Old mountain, at 395 meters above sea level. A traditional welcome with bread, salt and homemade brandy, followed by a guest accommodation. Leisure choice, swimming in the outdoor pool in the ethnic villages, or - from 5 p.m. – light trekking tour of total length of 10 km, in order to acquaint guests with the immediate environment. Dinner consisted of local specialties. Overnight.

Day 2

Breakfast. Getting ready for the moderately strenuous all-day bicycle tour through the hinterland of ethno village "Srna". Today's tour will introduce the character of this almost completely wild landscape of eastern Serbia. Villages that we visited were very old, they rarely live more than 30 people and represent a sort of time machine in this area. The planned distance for the day ranged from 30 to 50 km, and reach an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level. We will have a picnic at one of the many beautiful places in the bosom of the mountain and visit the village of Janja and Ravno Bucje. After the adventurous spirit filled day, return to the accommodation. Dinner. Free time. Overnight.

Day 3

Breakfast. Moderately strenuous all-day trekking tour to the circular Trestene čuke and Preslap village, with a total length of 27 km and during which we will climb to 980 meters. The track is nice, runs largely through the forest, and often will open in a smooth and relaxing views of the whole landscape. On Preslap we will have a picnic and a longer rest break, after which we will descend to Ćustić to return to the ethno village "Srna". Free time. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 4

Breakfast. All day, an attractive and a little bit demanding, circular combined asphalt and off-road cycling tour length of 70 km, during which we will pass on the true lower crags of the mountain hills and through some quite up almost entirely deserted villages with emergency interesting archaic folk architecture. We will ride through the picturesque nature and will take you to one of the most beautiful landscapes of the lower parts of the mountain - site called Debela stena. On this beautiful and a little bit fairy place we will have organized a lunch made from fresh rainbow trout, as well as the opportunity to refresh properly in a small lake or on the shady terrace that hangs over him. After the break return in accommodation, where we stop at the road in a very unusual church of the Holy Virgin from the 14th century in the village of Donja Kamenica. We will also make a short break in the Holy Trinity monastery in Gornja Kamenica. Free time. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 5

Breakfast. Leaving accommodation with appropriate traditional Serbian gifts to each guest. End of program.

 

 

Price is per person: From 249 EUR (for minimum 25 persons)

 

Price include:
Local transfer
Accommodation in ethno village
2 x Lunch (day 3, day 4)
Local guide

Price doesn’t include:
Arrival at Old Mountain
Other costs that not mentioned in the program

 

Accommodation description:

Ethno village "SRNA" located at the foot of the mountain at 12 km of slopes that are located on Babin Zub. Content of ethno village is as follows: ethnic restaurant where you can find local Serbian dishes and specialties venison, guest, jogging trail, children's amusement park available-for anglers fishing, for hunters hunting big game in summer 1990 m2 swimming pool with bar, zoo with deer and buck. This is where you will for a moment forget about everyday life and to recall the lives of our ancestors with a gurgling mountain stream, birds chirping and the scent of mountainflowers.

 

Ethno village Srna

 

 

 

Bike weekend on Old Mountain

BACK