Cycling escape in Bulgaria: Danube, Wine, Canyons and Caves (Bulgaria)

Cycling escape in Bulgaria: Danube, Wine, Canyons and Caves (Bulgaria)


150 euro


Ruse, Bulgaria


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Join us for a 3-days cycling trip in Bulgaria, combining the UNESCO heritage site of Ivanovo, a labyrinth of rocky canyons, local wineries, and the mighty Danube.
Level of difficulty: moderate.

Distance: approx. 135-140km.
Elevation gain: approx. 1650-1800m.

The first night accommodation in a winery hotel on the Danube, while the second stay is in a traditional rural guest house.

Day 1. From Giurgiu to Mechka
Distance 58-64km, elevation 550-600m
Optional: transfer from Giurgiu/Ruse to the village of Shtraklevo
Sites on the way: Ruse/Giurgiu Bridge, Ivanovo Rock Church (UNESCO World Heritage). Lunch on the way.
Accommodation in a winery hotel, on the Danube shore.

Day 2. From Mechka to Petkladenci
Distance 56-62km, elevation 650-750m
Picnic lunch on the way.
Accommodation in a traditional guesthouse, in the village of Petkladenci

Day 3: From Petkladenci to Krepcha (and transfer to Ruse/Giurgiu)
Distance 36-41km, elevation 500-550m
Picnic lunch on the way
Sites on the way: Krepcha Rock Monastery found in the early 10th century.
In the evening - transfer by car to Giurgiu
Optional: additional evening in Bulgaria and cycling to Ruse/Giurgiu in the 4th day.

Price for the 3-day event: 150 EUR/pers
*kids friendly event

Included in the tour:
  • Transfer from/to Ruse/Danube bridge
  • English speaking ride leader with local knowledge
  • Entrance fee in Ivanovo UNESCO site
  • Water and fruit
  • Support vehicle and luggage transfer
  • Permanent technical bike support
  • Daily route maps
Not included:
  • Accommodation+breakfast /2 nights: EUR 75/pers
  • Bike rental / 3 days: EUR 50/ pers
  • E-bike rental / 3 days: EUR 70/ pers
  • Food & daily expenses /3 days: approx. EUR 80
  • Wine tasting in the first evening: 30 EUR/pers
  • Transfer from Bucharest to Giurgiu/Ruse: 20 EUR/pers, including bicycle
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