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Cross Country VS Enduro-Style

Eager to escape to the hills? We take a look at two of our most popular biking experiences to find out more…

Best for: A classic cross-country journey taking in remote Scottish landscapes
Trip: Highlands Coast to Coast, UK | Duration: 7 days
You say: 
Tomintoul to Ballater had some superb technical single track and a great fast decent. Mount Keen is also worth a mention for its challenging climb and technical singletrack. I would recommend this holiday to any keen mountain biker as a must-do trip! ” Simon, Hereford, UK
Why a Cross-Country Challenge? For the chance to experience a rewarding place-to-place route exploring unspoilt wilderness and varied landscapes on a range of diverse trails.

For more Cross-Country Challenges click here.

Best for: Thrilling, technical trails exploring Sardinia’s idyllic coast and mountains
Trip: Sardinian Enduro, Italy | Duration: 8 days
We say: 
Our new Enduro tour has been specifically designed to put you through your paces on some of Sardinia’s most challenging and exhilirating trails – prepare for endless technical  singletrack set amidst stunning backdrops.” Matt, MTB Product Manager at Skedaddle
Why Enduro-Style? A great way to put your trail centre skills to the test in more exotic climes. These are holidays, not races, but our expert guides will help you make the most of the local terrain.

For more Enduro-Style tours click here.

Unforgettable cycling adventures in Peru

Pedal through Peru’s jagged mountain ranges and lush jungles, stopping on your way to get to know the diverse and rural communities. Truly, this vast, colourful country, with some of the most treasured historical sites on the planet, is best experienced at the speed of the bike…

Rare Beauty In Every Direction: Andes, Amazon and Machu Picchu
Duration: 16 days | Trips from May to October | Grade: 3
If you’re looking for captivating culture, scenery and wildlife, this is the adventure for you. Whilst not technically challenging, our rides take you through dramatic landscapes on one of the most exciting cycling itineraries in South America. All this is capped off by hiking the revered Inca trail to Machu Picchu!

Dream Mountain Biking: Andean Journey
Duration: 13 days | Trips in May and October | Grade: 3-4

Challenge yourself and be rewarded around every turn. You’ll ride from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and end with time at Machu Picchu. Remote roads and trails, mountain passes and camping in wilderness locations. You in?!

Family Adventures: Andean Adventurer
Duration: 10 days | Trips in July and August | Grade: 2-3

Family biking with fun and relaxation at its heart. Our trails, designed for active families of all ages, will see you cycle beside the Maras Salt Pans and through the Sacred Valley, before visiting Machu Pichu. Don’t forget the souvenir hunting at the local markets, too.

Too much amazingness to mention here
Discover more about the trips we’ve featured above, as well as our Sacred Singletrack tour designed for mountain bikers who want something a little more challenging. Click here for the full range.

Bike Swaziland! Africa’s best kept secret

Join our latest mountain bike journey in the wild kingdom of Swaziland, singletrack and sundowners! Here you can experience lesser visited trails, on a once in a lifetime journey taking in some of the world’s most mighty mammals. Watch our video for a sneak peek, or read on t o discover more:

Challenging trails to thrill en route…
During the course of the trip there will be everything from flowing singletrack across grassy meadows to smooth forest dirt roads, as well as some short sections of granite slickrock to boot. All this with epic vistas to accompany you…what’s not to like?

A fun-filled journey bursting with varied experiences…
The first few days we will be riding in the mountainous area in the west, then descending to the lower hills and wildlife abundant grasslands of Nkonyeni, before the final leg of the tour in the enchanting forests of Mbuluzi in the far north-east.

Wonderful wildlife around every bend…
Swaziland is a hugely underrated safari destination where you can see many of Africa’s biggest mammals! As you explore this stunning destination you can expect to be sharing the trails with plenty of giraffes, as well as getting the chance to spot rhino and other mesmerising exotic animals.

Eager to secure your place? For more information about our new mountain biking tour click here. If African trails don’t do it for you, take a look at our other exciting new long-haul adventure Andean Journey , a cross country journey exploring remote trails in Peru.