Slovenia, MTBike Holiday in Soca Valley

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SLOVENIA - Soca Valley - MTBike Holiday  - 8 days - 7 nights  surrounded by nature 

 

Soca valley gives you everything you need for unforgettable mountain biking holidays. High mountains on both sides and the Emerald River  Soca in the bottom of the valley make just perfect scenery. Because of the 1st world war military roads, the uphills are not steep and on the other hand, descents are long and flowy.

 

2500 am  uphill pedalling, 11000+ am downhill pedaling 
1 or 2 shuttle uplifts per day 

Technical Skills : 3
6 Biking days 

Fitness Level : 3

Difficulty level: medium 


Dates:

We are organizing this holidays from 15th of April to end of October. Starting day is preferably Saturday, but we can do it also any other day.

Available the option in HB and b&b.
Optional Transfer from the nearby airports of Trieste,Ljubljana,Venice/Treviso 


Bike Hire :

Why bother carrying your own bike on your flights. We have a range of Mondraker and Trek full suspension mountain bikes for rent. Full suspension mountain bike rental for 7 days : 230 Euro 

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Day 1 - KOBARID 

Arrival to the accommodation in Kobarid. Meeting with the guides and preparing bikes for the week.


Day 2 -  UPPER SOCA VALLEY / BOVEC

Our first biking day we will start in the very north part of Soca valley. We will shuttle up to Bovec where we will start biking.Because it is our first day and we are fresh we will do a little bit more pedalling. First uphill will be to Bavscica valley. After nice warm up flowy downhill we will come to Cezsoa village where our next uphill starts. We will climb up to Javorscek which is usually stage of Bovec enduro. After short break for lunch or snack we will shuttle to half way up to mt. Mangart and after last downhill finish in local pub.

 

Pedalling 70%, van support 30%

Up: cca. 600am

Down: cca. 1000am


Day 3 - KOBARISKI STOL 

After coffee we will have van uplift to ex Slovenia-Italy border. Half way up to our top today. We will be climbing up on an old military road. The gradient is just perfect. After the view to all mountains that you can see follows the downhill to village Zaga and Soca river. We will continue on left side of Soca river to village Magozd from where we will have another downhill to the magnificent waterfall Kozjak.

 

Pedalling 50%, van support 50%

Up: cca. 700am

Down: cca. 1600am


Day 4 - MATAJUR 

The longest trail of the week starts on the border to Italy on the altitude 1642m and finishing in front of the best ‘’gelateria’’ in the area on altitude 150m. After well deserved ice cream and coffee, van will shuttle us back to the the mountains to our final descent to Kobarid.

 

Pedalling 30%, van support 70%

Up: cca. 700am

Down: cca. 2200am


Day 5 -  LOWER SOCA VALLEY 

Shuttle day! We will ride 3 trails in the south part of the valley. And today almost no pedalling. The trail, terrain and vegetation are different. It will be nice change for a day.

 

Pedalling 0%, van support 100%

Up: cca. 0am

Down: cca. 1600am

 


Day 6 - FOLLOWING THE FRONT LINE  MILITARY ROAD

On today trails we will follow Italian and Austro Hungarian soldiers. In the morning on the left side of Soca river and in the afternoon on the right one. Amazing views all day, just a little bit of pedalling and a lot of history. We will ride just below Krn mountain and on the ridge of Kolovrat on the other side.

 

Pedalling 10%, van support 90%

Up: cca. 200am

Down: cca. 2000am


Day 7 - CERKO / BIKE PARK 

On the last day we will spoil ourselves with lift in bike park Cerkno. After numerous downhills and lunch there is another trail that will take us from ski resort almost to the village Cerkno. Driving back to Kobarid and going for a well deserved beer after the whole week.

 

Pedalling 0%, lift, van support 100%

Up: cca. 0am

Down: cca. 2500am


Day 8 - DEPARTURE 

Breakfast, check out and time to say goodbye Soca Valley ! - optional transfer to nearby airports on request 



Notes: 

Our base in Soca valley is a 3 bedroom house in the center of small town Kobarid, surrounded by local pubs and restaurants. In the ground floor, there is fully equipped workshop and secure bike storage.

 

Photos credit : Tomo Jesenicnik,Slovenia Tourism Board, Media Gallery 

Highlights

What’s included? 

  • 7 nights accommodation in 3* guest house / hotel
  • 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners available also the option in B&B
  • 6 days guiding
  • local guides
  • small groups up to 6 people
  • van uplift and support
  • Lift ticket in Bike Park 
  • workshop area and tools
  • secure bike storage
  • clothes washing facilities

Not included :
  • Flights
  • Transfer to Kobarid
  • Everything not mentioned in the quote includes 

Route

  1. Kobarid
  2. Tolmin
  3. Trenta
  4. Kranjska Gora
  5. Bovec
  6. Kobarid
  7. Most Na Soci