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  UP-AND-DOWN IN THE GIANT MOUNTAINS

 
Itinerary
Day 1
Arival to the Prague airport and transport to the North of the country to Krkonose (Giant mountains) and its famous centre Spindleruv Mlyn.

Day 2
Ascent right from the Spindleruv Mlyn to the saddle of Spindlerovka on the border with Poland. Oldest building here is from 1814. The place was used for centuries as natural entrance to Poland. Return to Spindleruv Mlyn along several old mountain challets trough valley of Labe river. Total distance 18km.

Day 3
Transfer to the small town Horni Marsov where todays track starts. After several km of forest road we visit Janske Lazne - beatiful spa with typical architecture. Health water is mentioned here in the 16th century. Continue on the slopes of Cerna hora (Black mountain 4262 ft.) and nice downhill ride to Cerny dul. Then several km of field tracks lead as to the road ot Spindleruv Mlyn and final slow ascent to this town. Total distance 39km.

Day 4
From Spindleruv Mlyn along Labe river. On the right bank we use small forest track to Strazne and decent to the town of Vrchlabi, where is possible to visit museum of Krkonose mountains. Later we return back to Spindleruv Mlyn on other side of the Labe valley. Total distance 24km.

Day 5
Transfer to the western part of Krkonose mountanins town Harachov. The place is known thanks its glass factory and small museum. Part of the day we will ride on empty slope roads close to the polish border, which leads us to one of the oldest mountanins settlements Dvoracky. After descent to town Rokytnice we again enter forest slope road back to Harachov. Total distance 42km.

Day 6
We save a muscles in the morning using cable up to Plan (3924 ft.) Up and down we discover several moutain challets (oldest place Klinove boudy were built in 1676) and some not often visited parts of central Krkonose. Most of the day hidden in the forest we return back to Spindleruv Mlyn after 35km.

Day 7
Today we return to alredy known place called Horni Marsov. After morning transfer we explore eastern part of the mountains. Small track leads us to typical mountain villages Alberice and Lyseciny. After stop on Pomezni boudy we ride through valley known for concentration of a red dears (especially during early autumn heat) back to Horni Marsov. Total distance 33km.

Day 8
After a breakfast you will transfer to Prague. We can stop at the 14th century castle of Kost, one of the best preserved medieval castles in the Czech Republic. After arriving at the hotel you will have free time.

Day 9
This morning you will have a guided tour of Prague historical centre including Wenceslav square, Old Town Square, Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. Afternoon might be time to relax in the many cafes and bars in between visiting some museums or admiring architecture of the city.

Day 10
Transfer to airport to fly home.

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