Ride Holidays/ FourB 2 night Timber trail guided Package (Deposit)
- Duration: 72 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Taupo
- Product code: RH TT4B
Sunday the 15th NovemberWe will travel from Taupo to Endean's mill via Ongarue (the end of the timber trail) to drop any cars. You will have a guided tour of one of the best preserved native timber mills that was operating unchanged until 1996. (a true step back in time) From Endeans Mill we make the final 20km journey to the Timber trail lodge which is our accommodation for the next 2 nights. Arrival Drink and dinner provided by the lodge.
Monday the 16th
Continental breakfast provided by the lodge from 7am (cooked at 7:30) . Packed lunch for on the trail provided by the lodge. At 8:30 we will shuttle from the lodge to the start of the trail (approx 1 hour) and begin our 39km epic journey - Highlights include the amazing Pureora Native forest and its bird life, The climb up and over Mt Pureora and the 2nd largest swing bridge at 122m on the trail. The lodge provides a welcome drink and snack pizza on our return after a hot shower. The bar will be open for refreshments. Dinner is again provided by the lodge.
Tuesday the 17th:
Breakfast as per day 1 and a packed lunch for today's ride again is provided. After paying the tabs at the bar and with hopefully not too sore heads! We will ride directly from the lodge onto the trail and continue our journey towards Ongarue
Day 2 highlights include the largest swing bridge on any NZ cycle way, (141m) more amazing Native forest and bird life, following the old tram ways and of course the only tram spiral you can ride in New Zealand "The Ongarue Spiral"
After the 44km of riding we will arrive back at Ongarue where your car will be if we dropped it there and our shuttles will be waiting (with a cold drink) to return all those that are returning to Taupo. We aim to be back in Taupo between 4 and 5 pm at the latest. Approx 2 hours drive from Ongarue to Taupo with a snack break in Taumaranui.
House KeepingThe full ensuite package is $750pp (less your deposit) based on (twin or double) which includes all meals and 2 nights accommodation, guides, luggage transfers shuttles, welcome drinks. This will be invoiced a month out from the trip.
Shared facility price for the package is $690pp
Please ensure that you include any medical conditions and dietary allergies at the time of booking so we can inform the lodge ASAP.
Please note that if the ensuite rooms are full then you will be accommodated in a room (double or twin) with shared facility toilet and bathroom and the price adjusted accordingly.
($300) single room supplement applies but please note however due to the remote nature of the accommodation and limited space this can not initially be confirmed until we know final numbers.
Mountain bike hire for the trail:
Hard tail Mountain bike hire 2 days $100
Full suspension 2 day $200
E bike Hire (hard tail) $220 Full suspension ($290) 2 days