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Pedal Peru: 3 reasons why Peru is perfect for a family cycling holiday

Few holidays pack in quite as much as our exciting trip to Peru! Whilst most are familiar with the lofty, impressive peak of Machu Picchu, we bet you didn’t also know this is an amazing destination for a family cycling holiday. Take a peek below to find out more:

1. Ideal for families of all ages
This trip is designed to be flexible enough to suit the whole family from ten to eighty years old! Our team in Peru have plenty of riding routes to choose from, whether you’re a confident teenager looking for a challenge, or a little-one in need of easy cycling options.

2. Kids will get one of the best history lessons going
Incan ruins, the colonial city of Cusco and of course the iconic Machu Picchu all ensure you’ll be immersed in historical wonders from the get-go.

3. It’s an awesome yet accessible adventure
If you’re looking for a holiday with an exotic postcode, this is the trip for you! It’s a world dramatically different to one you are probably used to, but we’ll help you explore in the safest and best way possible.

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Looking to stay closer to home this year?
If you’re keen to explore a more familiar destination this year, we’ve got that covered too. Popular options include our beach-hopping Asturian Coast holiday in Northern Spain, or the idyllic Lake Constance in Central Europe.

For the love of cycling!

Roses are red, violets are blue…stuff the flowers and book a two-wheeled trip for two!

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This Valentine’s day, why not avoid the materialistic clichés and instead put the wheels in motion for an exciting adventure together? Here is a selection of our most lusted after destinations, handpicked by our HQ team…

1. Team Road: Tuscany Tourer, Italy
Why? Idyllic landscapes greet you at every turn in treasured Tuscany and we can’t think of anything more romantic than soaking up the sublime Val d’Orcia views together on two wheels.

2. Team Leisure: Chateaux of the Loire, France
Why? This is quintessential France at its best! Picture grand castles dotted along a scenic valley – all washed down with the region’s revered vineyard wares and gastronomic delights.

3. Team Adventures: Wine Country, Chile
Why? Don’t miss your chance to cycle the incredible vinayards of the Colchagua Valley (complete with an Andean mountain backdrop) with your other half – surely the dream holiday for those who love to relax with a tasty tipple, or two?

4. Team Mountain Biking: South Africa and Botswana
Why? If you’re the sort of couple who crave an adventure, this is the tour for you. Packed full of experiences, you’ll get to sample some fun and technical biking, as well as the chance to spot lions as you explore the “dizzyingly exciting” Mashatu wildlife park, by bike!

5 reasons to cycle China in 2017

With the ‘Year of the Rooster’ now in full swing, here are our top 5 reasons to join us for a cycling adventure in China this year…

  1. The perfect place for some peaceful pedalling.Forget Trump, Brexit negotiations and Oscar-hype, time to disconnect from the West and cast your mind to grazing water buffalo and tranquil rice paddies…
  2. A glimpse at an ancient way of life. Our holiday takes you off the popular tourist trail and heads deep into the heart of rural China. Expect charming villages, a rnage of fascinating local accomodation and plenty of opportunity to meet friendly locals.
  3. Because the landscapes really are otherworldly…and as impressive as the photographs lead you to believe. Both the emerald Li River and characteristic limestone peaks provide spectacular scenery that will continue to amaze.
  4. Weird, wonderful and yummy food will fuel your ride! A banquet of local dishes promises to expand your food palate and offer a treat for the taste buds. Make sure you sample some of the fresh, local dishes, or why not try noodle soup for breakfast?
  5. A chance to try something a little bit different.Many of our holidays offer this experience, but China has some exciting activities we think you’re going to love! From floating down the river on a bespoke bamboo raft to bathing in a natural hot spring, this destination won’t disappoint.

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Looking for something a little bit different?
For more Asian adventures packed full of extraordinary landscapes and fascinating local culture, take a look at our holiday range exploring South East Asia.