Green Heart Adventure (3 days)

Gorski kotar Bike Tour 2017

Experience Gorski kotar through cycling challenge. Picturesque mountains, silence of the forest, karst caves and rocks, the beauty of the lakes and rivers as well as the aromas and tastes of mountains. This is Gorski kotar on a bicycle.

In the three-day cycling tour through the Green Heart of Croatia you will see a lot of undiscovered parts of Hortus Diabolicus (Old Roman name for Gorski kotar), enjoy the shade of ancient forests of fir and beech and taste superior mountain delicacies. Attractive and interesting configuration of the terrain, beautiful views, combination of gravel and forest paths will make this cycling adventure unforgettable.


Duration: 5 – 7 hrs / day
Distance: 45 – 65 km / day
Total ascend: 2700 – 3000 m
Surface: 10% asphalt, 70% gravel, 20% singletrack
Difficulty Level: 3 / 5
Category: MTB

Price:  220 eur/person (4 – 8 pax)

The price includes:
– 2 x half board
– an experienced and licensed cycling guide
– 1 x lunch package
– tasting liqueur made from wild berries
– Cowboy Picnic,
– 1 x entrance to the cave Vrelo
– 1 x blueberry strudel
– 6 x 0.5 l water
3 x energy bar
– transfer bicycles and guests
– travel organization
– Insurance Bail
– Liability Insurance

The price does not include:
– bike
– helmet

Equipment: MTB bicycle, apropriate cycling clothing and footwear, backpack, mobile phone
Starting point: Hotel Bitoraj, Fužine
Number of participants: Minimum 4 persons
Reservation: Booking in advance (min 5 days) is required
Availability: April, 15th – October, 15th

Day 1

Winnetou Route

After morning coffee and strudel we’ll start on an exciting  Winnetou Route which means that we will visit several locations where was recorded another sequel of the ’70s classic movie Winnetou. From Fužine route leads toward XC trail around Lokve Lake and tasting the famous liqueur of wild berries. We continue to Roswell – law cowboy town where we’ll have a real cowboy picnic. After last downhill route will finish in Fužine. Transfer. Dinner and overnight.

Length: 40-50 km
Total ascent: 900m

Day 2

forest fruit

The second day of cycling adventure in Gorski Kotar will take us on the Route of Forrest Fruit. From Stara Sušica we’ll have several climbs and downhills that offer a beautiful panorama of the Risnjak National Park and Slovenian Alps. Pedal through the mountainous area, and not to visit its highest settlement in Croatia (Begovo Razdolje) and taste excellent strudel made of forest fruit would be a real shame. That will be the fourth summit of the day followed by a descent to Ravna Gora, where we’ll have a well-deserved meal. Overnight .

Length: 60-70 km
Total ascent: 1250 m

Day 3

Frankopans Route

On the third and last day of our tour we’ll take Route of FrankopanCroatian most powerful family of the Middle Ages. After breakfast we’ll leave canyon Kamačnik  toward Litorić. Dense forest and thick shade will soon replace the views of the Kupa Kupa valley with the viewpoint Eagles Rock. Winding road through the orchards and pastures will lead us to abandoned but still sufficiently imposing Frankopan castle in Severin na Kupi. A short break and refreshments, and continue driving toward Vrbovsko and Kamačnik. Deserved lunch and farewell.

Length: 55 km
Total ascent:
910 m