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Žemaitija National Park - the land of lakes & forests (guided or self-guided bike tour)


TOUR INFORMATION

Tour distances: 130 km by train and 50 km (31 mi.) easy riding even for non experienced people.

Cycling grade: Half of the route you will cycle on newly built asphalt or hard surface bike paths which are mainly flat, with some gentle undulations.

Starting point: DU RATAI bike rental centre, Naujoji uosto str. 3, Klaipėda (near Pilies Bridge)

 

1-day guided or self-guided bike tour from Klaipėda (Code GX3)

Welcome to Žemaitija National Park for the unforgettable cycle ride around majestic Lake Plateliai which is one of the deepest and cleanest lakes in Lithuania. The national park is famous for its picturesque landscape and is known to many as Lithuania’s Alps because of the forests and hills surrounded by several lakes. Start the tour with a morning train to Plunge and cycling to the Lakeland on a small rolling country road. Make a circular tour around Lake Plateliai on newly built cycle path through a forest. En route enjoy being in nature, swimming in lakes and exploring the highlights of the national park:

  • Lake Plateliai dotted with 7 islands - one of the more scenic spots in the preserve
  • Cold War Museum located in the former Soviet Union`s complex of ballistic missile silo launch
  • Ethnographic museum & exposition of Shrovetide masks in restored manorial estate of Plateliai.
  • St.Stanislavas Church (1746) built with a meagre axe in Beržoras lake village.

 

2016 TOUR DATES & TIME

Start: at 8.00 a.m.

Daily - MAY & SEPTEMBER
Weekdays - JUNE-AUGUST
- at other times by request (in any case a booking min. 24 hrs in advance is required).

GUIDED TOUR PRICE per person

  • € 95 (min. 4 people)
  • € 140 (min. 2 people)

SELF-GUIDED TOUR PRICE per person

  • € 45 (min. 2 people)

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Rent of good quality trekking/city bike with back pannier
  • English speaking guide escort (only in case of guided tour!)
  • A return train tickets to Plungė
  • A bottle of drinking water (0.5 l)
  • Cycle map
  • Helmet and raincoat (on request)

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

  • E-bike/Pedelec (KTM, GIANT, KALKHOFF, PANTHER) rental supplement  - € 18
  • Transfer by minibus directly to/from Žemaitija National Park

DISCOUNTS*

  • 35% for group from 12 people
  • 25% for group from 8 people
  • 15% for group from 6 people

*valid only on guided tours with min. 4 participants paying a standard price, a few discounts are not summarized.

Your booking request is valid only with our written confirmation.

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GX3
1 day bike tour to Žemaitija National Park (from Klaipėda)

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