Tour de North East Victoria - Active Luxury (Guided)
- Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
- Location: Rutherglen, Vic
- Product code: PAARPW
Explore the gourmet region of North East Victoria in style. Visit the historic towns of Rutherglen & Beechworth, cycle the paved Murray to Mountains Rail Trail from end to end, enjoy special wine tastings, farm gate visits & superb award winning restaurants. Includes 6 nights quality accommodation with 2 nights in beautiful Bright at the end of your ride. All inclusive. Guided dates and self guided options available.
Day 1 - Arrive Rutherglen
Fly to Albury airport on your Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne flight or catch the train from Melbourne or Sydney to Wangaratta, and be met by your transfer service for your short drive to Rutherglen. Meet your guide and other travellers over dinner and overnight in quality local accommodation. D
Day 2 - Cycling Rutherglen wineries + Beechworth
An easy day of cycling around the award winning wineries of this famous wine region (25kms flat on Murray to Mountains Rail Trail). Lunch at Chef Hatted All Saints Winery. Transfer to Beechworth. Overnight @ beautiful 4 star hotel/B&B. Dinner @ Chefs Hat Provenance. B,L,D
Day 3 - Cycle to Milawa
Another day of easy cycling to the gourmet hub of Milawa (35kms easy or optional longer route 60kms). Lunch @ award winning Milawa Cheese, visit an Olive farm, Mustard factory and up to 5 cellar doors. Enjoy a private wine tasting at famous Brown Brothers cellar door. Overnight at beautiful Lindenwarrah Resort and 2 course dinner with wine at Merlot Restaurant. B,L,D
Day 4 - Cycle to Myrtleford
Cycle to Myrtleford (45kms). Lunch at Gapsted with an exclusive food/wine pairing. Stay at stunning hillside Panoramia Villas with amazing views of the Victoria Alps and down the Alpine Valley. Overnight. B,L,D
Day 5 - Cycle to Bright
Cycle to Bright (30kms) on the Rail Trail under majestic mountain scenery, visit a Pumpkin Seed Farm, Berry Farm, lunch @ beautiful Ringer Reef Winery. Overnight @ Next to Bliss. Dinner @ award winning Sole Luna Italian (or similar). B,L,D
Day 6 - Bright
Optional day in and around gorgeous Bright, choose horseback riding or trekking in Alpine High Country, or an easy cycle to beautiful Wandiligong (30kms return) or challenge yourself on Tawonga Gap (50kms challenging). Overnight Bright @ Next to Bliss. Evening free. B,L.
Day 7 - Onward transfers
Transfer to Albury for onward flights or Wangaratta for onward train services to Sydney or Melbourne. B.