Nepal - Community Project Travel

From beginning to the end the trip was fantastic. We had two wonderful guides with completely different strengths. Both leaders were very professional and caring. The trek was magnificent. It was well worth climbing to see the wonderful views once we reached Namche Bazaar. Our guides were wonderful. They did a great job of looking out for us on the trek and a fantastic job of looking after us in camp. The food was amazing. The porters were also really friendly and helpful and deserve medals for lugging all our gear around.


The local villagers at Jumbesi made us feel really welcome and put on a special dinner at the monastery. We were overwhelmed with the welcome they gave us and also the thank you. We had a great bunch of other trekkers on the trip and we were all matched up well with our room mates. We were very lucky with the weather and had day after day of awe inspiring views. There is not one bad thing that I can say about the trip. The trip was a life changing experience and I would love to do it all again. I would like to thank everyone involved. And I hope that one day I get to travel again with World Expeditions.

K. Venables | New Zealand
 
 

Ancient Venetian Empire by Bike

Explore three countries by bike in one week, cycling between Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. The history of the Republic of Venice provides the background to the entire trip. From the canal city of Venice, pass beaches, simple fishing villages and grand palaces as you make your way along the coastline and to the plain of Friuli. Ancient Roman towns and numerous castles are dotted on the route to the lively harbour city of Trieste. With two border crossings to cycle through, the journey ends on the beautiful Croatian coastline in the town of Porec. Staying in specially chosen hotels in the historic centres or along the coastline, this cycle journey offers a perfect combination of historic towns and seaside landscapes.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Venice / Mestre
DAY 2 Ferry to Punta Sabbioni then cycle to Caorle or surrounding coastline (40 or 65km / 25 or 40mi)
DAY 3 Head north towards the Julian Alps to Portogruaro (65 or 40km / 40 or 25mi)
DAY 4 Cycle among rivers, canals and ancient Roman towns to Aquileia / Palmanova (60 or 70km / 37 or 43.5mi)
DAY 5 Cross the river Isonzo and cycle towards the gulf of Trieste (70 or 50km / 43.5 or 31mi)
DAY 6 Cycle across the Slovenian border to the spa town of Portorož (45km / 28mi)
DAY 7 Continue through the salt mines of Secovlje and across the Croatian border to Porec (55km / 34mi)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: AVE
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling Family Adventures
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Next Trip:  Weekly on Saturdays from 8 Apr to 15 Jul & 19 Aug to 30 Sep & on Sundays from 14 May to 9 Jul
price: $1,070.00 USD

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Options & Supplements*
Single Supplement US $230
Electric Bike Supplement US $100
upgrade to Category A hotels US $100
H high season surcharge US $200

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