Velika Planina Mountain Biking

A mountain bike tour through the rustic fairy-tale of Velika Planina.

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Duration

4 - 5 h

Trail Length

25 km

Elevation

600 m

Difficulty

Easy

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Price: 

129 €

Included in Velika Planina mountain biking price

Rent of high performance electric bike
Helmet
Transfer from Ljubljana
Professional guide

Extras on MTB tour

Transfer from Bled
129 € per person

Description of Velika Planina bike tour

Just around the corner from Ljubljana, a trip to a genuine Slovenian plateau awaits. Renowned for its authentic architecture and beautiful views of the Ljubljana Basin and Kamnik–Savinja Alps, Velika Planina is a perfect MTB destination. The ride will take you through forests and open pastures with cows and sheep, past traditional alpine huts where you can even get an opportunity to meet “old-school” shepherds and get to know their cheese-making tradition

Terrain: gravel and dirt

A tour through all types of terrain is highly customisable and suitable for everyone.

Highlights on the MTB tour

  • Forests and open pastures with cows and sheep
  • Famous authentic shepherd's houses
  • View of Ljubljana
  • The chapel of Snow Mary
  • Meet “old-school” shepherds and their cheese making tradition

What to bring on a mountain bike tour

  • Comfortable sports clothes
  • Sports shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Small backpack
  • Headwear
  • Extra layer
Amazing scenery on this trail. You get to experience authentic shepards villages.
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Bret Sutton
Super nice trip to get on top. The mountain village architecture is awesome. You get to ride amont huts, church, cows and all. Great experience!
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Carol Walsh
Really good trail. On top you get am amazing view of the surrounding mountains and Ljubljana below. Really worth it. Perfect day, thanks guys!
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Reed Kaur
  • Amazing scenery on this trail. You get to experience authentic shepards villages.
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    Bret Sutton
  • Super nice trip to get on top. The mountain village architecture is awesome. You get to ride amont huts, church, cows and all. Great experience!
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    Carol Walsh
  • Really good trail. On top you get am amazing view of the surrounding mountains and Ljubljana below. Really worth it. Perfect day, thanks guys!
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    Reed Kaur

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear ?

It is important that your clothes are comfortable. It is recommended that you also have something warmer with you in case of a temperature drop or cold wind. You can always leave excess clothes in the van after consulting with our guide.

How many people will be in a group?

We believe that your experience will be better if the group is smaller, so there will be max 8/6/5/4 guests per guide.

Who will be our guide?

All our tours are guided with a professional local guides that will make sure that you will have great fun.

What should I bring with me?

Bring a bottle of water (you can always refill it), and sun protection. We will provide bikes, helmets and first aid kit.

What in case of bad weather?

Even though Slovenia is small, it has quite diverse climate, so it is not unusual that there is nice weather somewhere else. In that case, you will be kindly suggested a different tour where the weather will be nice. If it doesn’t suit you or the weather is too bad for cycling, you will get a full refund.

Am I fit enough?

The tour is adjustable to your skills and fitness. We use e-bikes so the hills will not be a problem. However, you should be comfortable with a few hours of activity.

Is the tour kid friendly?

Children are also welcome as long as they can cycle independently. Please let us know in advance so we can prepare a smaller bike and adjust the tour if necessary.

What should I wear for Velika Planina MTB?

It is important that your clothes are comfortable. It is recommended that you also have something warmer with you in case of a temperature drop or cold wind. You can always leave excess clothes in the van after consulting with our guide.

How many people will be in a biking group?

We believe that your experience will be better if the group is smaller, so there will be max. 8 guests per guide.

Who will be our guide on Velika Planina mountain bike tour?

All our tours are guided by professional local guides who will make sure you have a great time.

What should I bring with me on the MTB tour?

Bring a bottle of water (you can always refill it) and sunscreen. We will provide bikes, helmets and a first aid kit.

What happens in the event of bad weather?

Even though Slovenia is small, it has quite a diverse climate, so it is not unusual for the weather to be better in another part of the country. In that case, we will suggest a different tour where the weather will be nice. If it doesn’t suit you or the weather is too bad for cycling, you will get a full refund.

Am I fit enough for mountain biking tour?

The tour is adjustable to your skills and level of fitness. We use e-bikes, so hills will not be a problem. However, you should be comfortable with a few hours of activity.

Is the MTB tour kid friendly?

Children are also welcome as long as they can cycle independently. Please let us know in advance so we can prepare a smaller bike and adjust the tour if necessary.

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