Riding a bike through forest, near mystical lakes is great for our body and soul. Pohorje is rich with water that never dries, and deep green forest. We will combine all in ride between Pohorje’s lakes, linked together with a nest of single trails. Starting on the top of hill, we will visit interesting viewpoints, and continue to lakes deep in woods. Trip highlight will be Black lake, be prepared to see some real black in water there. And share some special feelings visiting the historical WW2 battlefield. We will discover Pohorje’s best hidden places on this ride!
Lenght 53 km
Elevation 1570 m
Duration 5-7 h
Season: March – October
View point from old oil tower
9:00 am Start at Maribor Cable car station
We will start with Cable car lift up to Bellevue point, or alternative by our legs if we feel strong enough. First stop is a viewpoint on an interesting old oil tower, checking the view on Maribor town. We will ride on single trails, passing local ski resort and old historical church, continuing to the next mountain hut for local lunch. Single trails in deep woods will continue to Black Lake, the highlight of the tour. Continuing to the next interesting point, WW2 battle field to touch some not so old history. Ride will continue with smaller up and downhills until epic singletrail start, bringing us down to the valley at Ruše.
17:00 am Ride finish. After epic descend we will end the ride at Ruše. We can take beer, coffee and ice cream and collect memories from route. Transfer back to starting point.
- Professional guide.
- Exciting 7 h long bike tour
- Transfer from end point at Ruše back to start point.
- Full support from our team. In case any technical issues occur, we’ll make sure everything is fixed.
- Photo memories
- Lunch, snacks and drinks on tour.
- Cable car ticket.
- Bike equipment – Mountain bike and bike helmet.
- Private guide.
Groups are smaller for better experiences. We travel in groups of 5-max. 10 people. The minimal number of people for an individual group tour is 4. For private tours, please contact us to Info
Guides are experienced cycling guides, who know all hidden spots of tour locations. They will support you with all experience and skills any time you’ll need them. Storytelling on base of cultural and natural sights on the way makes experience even better.
On every tour we will stop for snack or lunch, where you can try local culinary specialties.
Our cycling tours are suitable both for those who cycle regularly and those who take a cycling trip occasionally. Together we choose a tour and adjust it to your skills and abilities, we can make a difficult and technical demanding tour for skilled riders and an enjoyable trip for the one who ride occasionally.
Wear comfortable sports clothes. For tours in the mountains, where temperatures can change rapidly, bring warm clothes and a waterproof jacket in case of bad weather.
Please bring bottle of water and sun protection in summer months. We provide all the cycling gear (bikes, helmets, service first aid, …). Any additional gear, can be stored in a van.
Children are welcome, as long as they can ride for at least 20 kilometres. Please notify us in advance, about kids joining the tour when you book. Together we will adjust the difficulty of the tour for that group. Please notify us, about children’s own gear.
Great tours might be ruined due to bad weather. We’ll make sure the tours happen even in less ideal weather, but we will put your safety first. In case your tour gets cancelled due to bad weather, we’ll return your money.