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Non-Riders Welcome

We believe that the best way to explore the world is by bike, but that doesn’t mean non-cyclists can’t participate. Our trips cater to people of all abilities and interests, including those who may not want to ride a bike. Whether you want to eat, drink, sightsee, tour, explore or simply relax, there is something for everyone on our trips.  

 

Non-riding travelers will have plenty of options on these trips with dining, recreation and cultural activities located near our accommodations. Just look for those trips designated with “Non-Riders Welcome” to get started. We recommend speaking with one of our trip consultants to learn more about the non-rider details of each trip.

On all of our Trek Travel trips, the guides assist guests to customize options for non-riding activities by providing restaurant and activity suggestions and assisting with transportation needs (not all transportation is included). Non-riding guests should plan on some time spent independent from the group during daily rides, however, and will be given general timing information regarding the riders’ schedule and the possibility of joining the group whenever feasible logistically. On all transfer days between hotels, non-riders must either ride in the support van while the guides support the day’s ride, or they may take a taxi to the next hotel. In some instances guides may request that a non-rider take a taxi (at Trek Travel’s expense) to the next hotel in order to facilitate better support of the day’s ride.

Please note—Although Trek Travel guides will work with non-riders to make their trip as enjoyable and their experience as inclusive as possible, the guides’ focus must be on supporting the daily rides. Both guides and the Trek Travel support van are committed to ride support throughout the trip. For this reason we encourage you to carefully consider your choice to book as a non-rider, and to research your non-riding options ahead of time as many require advance reservations (spa appointments, golf tee times, horseback riding, etc) and advance notice for transportation arrangements. Certain conditions vary on Ride Camp bike tours, please contact us for details.

Private

If a date is marked as Private, it is reserved for a private group.

Looking to travel with a small group or looking for a custom date?
Call our trip consultants at 866-464-8735

What is the Difference?

Ultimate Luxury:

Savor some of the most spectacular, 5-star properties in the world. Exuding luxury and elegance, these one-of-a-kind accommodations offer the chance to rejuvenate at award-winning spas, dine at Michelin-starred restaurants, and more.

Luxury:

Enjoy luxurious accommodations handpicked for a refined experience. From signature spa treatments to delicious local cuisine, you’ll be more than provided for; you’ll be pampered.

Explorer

These handpicked hotels provide relaxation and fun in a casual and comfortable environment. Delicious cuisine and great service mix perfectly for a memorable stay.

Combined

On select cycling vacations, you’ll stay at a mix of hotel levels, from Explorer to Luxury to Ultimate Luxury. Rest assured, no matter which level of hotel you’re at, our trip designers carefully select every accommodation.

Activity Level

Level 1:

Road: 1-3 hours of riding. Up to 25 mi (40 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Gravel: 1-3 hours of riding. Up to 20 mi (35 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Hiking: 1-3 hours of hiking. Up to 5 mi (8 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Level 2:

Road: 2-4 hours of riding. 20-35 mi (35-60 km). Up to 2,500 ft (750 m).

Gravel: 2-4 hours of riding. 15-30 mi (25-45 km). Up to 2,000 ft (300 m).

Hiking: 2-4 hours of hiking. 4-8 mi (6-12 km). Up to 1,500 ft (450 m).

Level 3:

Road: 3-5 hours of riding. 25-55 mi (40-85 km). Up to 4,500 ft (1,500 m).

Gravel: 3-5 hours of riding. 20-40 mi (35-60 km). Up to 3,000 ft (900 m).

Hiking: 3-5 hours of hiking. 6-10 mi (9-16 km). Up to 2,000 ft (600 m).

Level 4:

Road: 4+ hours of riding. 40-70 mi (60-110 km). Up to 8,000 ft (2,400 m).

Gravel: 4+ hours of riding. 30-50 mi (45-80 km). Up to 4,000 ft (1,200 m).

Hiking: 4+ hours of hiking. 7-15 mi (11-24 km). Up to 4,000 ft (1,200 m).

What are your trip styles?

Classic - Reserve:

Savor the finer things as you relax in luxurious 5-star accommodations and wine, dine, and ride in some of the most unforgettable destinations around the world.

Classic - Signature:

Explore beautiful destinations by bike, enjoy extra inclusions, savor delicious local cuisine, and enjoy the perfect mix of accommodations.

Classic - Discovor:

Enjoy a casual cycling vacation with fantastic routes and comfortable accommodations.

Ride Camp:

Train like the pros in some of their favorite riding destinations.

Pro Race:

See the pros in action at the biggest cycling events of the year.

Cross Country:

Tackle an epic adventure that takes you point-to-point across mountains, countryside, and more.

Self-Guided

Enjoy a bike tour on your schedule with just your chosen travel companions.

Single Occupancy

Sometimes it’s more convenient and comfortable to have your own room while on vacation. We understand and that’s why we offer a Single Occupancy option. The additional price guarantees a private room all to yourself