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Short Breaks Java Central Java 3 Days All Mountain - 3 Days

Central Java 3 Days All Mountain - 3 Days

All Mountain Biking tour in Central Java in Solo (Surakarta) and Yogyakarta in and around the Mount Merapi (2930m) and Mount Lawu (3265m) - 03 days - 2 nights - tour starts in Yogyakarta and ends in Yogyakarta or Solo - weekly departures possible throughout the year - intermediate or advanced routes available.

This mountain bike tour is designed to showcase the best all mountain bike trails around Mount Lawu in Solo and Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta. We will mountain bike for 3 days and the adventure will never stop. The riding is quite challenging with technical uphills, fast downhills and everything else in between. We will visit a local bike park and trail center as well.

Apart from the amazing mountain scenery Central Java is famous as well for it's ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples but we will not visit these on this tour. This tour is all about riding the best trails and for those who want we can add an extra day at the end of the trip where you will head out with a sightseeing guide and visit the Borobudur and Prambanan Temples.


ITINERARY

Day 01 | Central Java | Yogyakarta | Local Bike Park and All Mountain Ride on the flanks of Mount Merapi | 30km
After you arrive at the airport of Yogyakarta in Central Java our team will transfer you by car (1,5 hours) to the local bike park. If you fly in this morning we recommend to arrive the latest at 08.00am so that you are able to do all the planned activities. If you are already in Yogyakarta we will come and pick you up around 07.30am. We will first visit the local bike park where they have build 2 amazing fast and flowing single tracks of about 2,5km. There are no must jumps, drops or gaps. After spending the morning here we will ride an amazing 15km all mountain track with plenty of single track and natural features. The ride pass through amazing scenery and local villages. For those that can still hold on to the bars we can shuttle up and ride it all again :). After the second track we transfer by car (1 hour) back to Yogyakarta where we spend the night. (L)

Day 02 | Central Java | Mount Merapi to the Plaosan temple | 30km
In the morning we transfer back up to the flanks of Mount Merapi (1,5 hours). There are great views at the top from the valley and - weather permitting - Mount Merapi. The day start with some amazing riding in a local trail center. Be prepared for another amazing day out on the trails with plenty of single track and some technical sections. The second part of the ride is on dirt roads through the beautiful country side until we reach the 9th century Plaosan temple where the ride ends. There is a good amount of uphill as well in today's ride. From the Plaosan Temple we transfer to the town of Surakarta (Solo) where we spend the night. (B L)

Day 03 | Central Java | Ride down from Mount Lawu to Solo | 40km
We transfer with our support vehicle high up on the flanks of Mount Lawu (2 hours) at 1600m absl. There is a beautiful 11th century Hindu temple at the starting point which we will visit. The riding today is a real highlight! The total distance is about 40km and there is plenty of single track terrain and double track inside the tea plantations. There are plenty of short but steep climbs as well in today's ride. After the ride we transfer back to Solo or we can drop you off in Yogyakarta as well where the tour concludes (accommodation on day 3 is not included). (B L)

IMPORTANT! Please note that the itinerary is a statement of intent and to be used as a guideline only. Each day may vary due to the cycling times of the group, weather and trail conditions. The guide in charge of your trip will alter the schedule as necessary and any/all such alterations are at the discretion of INFINITY MOUNTAINBIKING and your guides.


STYLE

Semi supported mountain bike tour


INFINITY STAFF AND GUIDES

This tour will lead by one of our charming and knowledgeable local mountain bike guides. For groups of 4+ riders we will provide 2 mountain bike guides.


HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 amazing days on the mountain bikes
  • 2 nights in 3 star (or higher) hotels with breakfast
  • All transportation as listed per itinerary by our aircon private vehicle
  • While cycling we provide trail snack, drinking water and lunches
  • Well maintained mountain bike, helmet, water bottle and gloves
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 x free riding jersey Infinity Mountainbiking per person
  • 100% Infinity Mountainbiking, no outsourcing!
  • An amazing epic adventure
  • Our passion and experience


GROUP SIZE

minimum 2 (solo riders please check with us for the latest schedule of confirmed departures).


ACCOMMODATION

2 nights in 3 star accommodation


SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT

The sleeping arrangements are for double rooms (1 big bed) or twin-share (2 single beds). If you are a solo rider you will be paired up with someone of the same sex, in this case you will not need to pay the single room supplement. If you want your own room 'single room supplement' is US$80.


MEALS INCLUDED

2 breakfasts, 3 lunches


DIFFICULTY

Intermediate 3/5 or Advanced 4/5 routes available

Intermediate: Tours are suitable for riders with good fitness level. Previous mountain bike experience is recommended. Trail surfaces may include uneven terrain and narrow trails, some single track, with occasional obstacles (roots, rocks, sand). Hills and descents are moderate and require some skill. Riders with minimal mountain bike experience but who have road biking skills or a strong fitness level, along with an adventurous spirit, should be suitable for an intermediate tour.

Advanced: Tours are suitable for experienced mountain bikers only with great fitness and strong bike handling skills. Riding is primarily on rough double track and single track. Sections of trail can be very challenging with frequent ascents and descents of significant length. Trail conditions can change rapidly due to weather conditions and natural elements such as vegetation.

Please make sure you are not choosing a tour that is too difficult for your skill level. This is your vacation, not army camp! Expect to ride about 4-5 hours per day, covering an average of 45km. Send us an email or call our office if you have questions.


DAYS CYCLING

3 days


CYCLING CONDITIONS

We ride on everything from sandy trails, single track, jeep track, dirt roads, farm trails, small paved roads and more. Please note that there will be some uphill as well. Due to the nature of the trails our support vehicle can't ride with us all the time.


BIKES

Well maintained full suspension bikes available. Please note that for Yogyakarta we only have limited bikes available so please check with us well ahead of time. If you bring your own bike we recommend 150-160mm (5,5-6 inch) travel full suspension bikes.


2018 DEPARTURES

Weekly departures possible with a minimum of 2 people booking, if you are a solo rider please check with us for departures that are already confirmed. We also organise this mountain bike tour as a 2 or 4 day package and this tour can also be combined with our '4 Day / 3 Night East Java Enduro' mountain bike tour. Please contact is for more details.


PRICES AND AVAILABILITY

  • 2-4 people on the tour: US$380 per person with own bike, US$500 per person with our full suspension bikes.
  • 5 people or more on the tour: US$320 per person with own bike, US$410 per person with our full suspension bikes.

All prices are based on twin share or double room accommodation. Single room supplement is US$80 for the tour.


BOOKINGS

Bookings can be made online or by calling to our office at +62 (0) 361 8476 478 or mobile +62 (0) 82 147 910 102.


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