Steaming through Snowdonia

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  Tour Operator  The Carter Company

  United Kingdom

 8 days (Bike: 5 days)

  119 mi  (~24mi per day)

 Moderate

Self-Guided

Semi-Supported

Snowdonia National Park where this cycling tour takes place, boasts the highest mountain in England and Wales and the largest natural lake in Wales.

It's an area of superb natural beauty with a wealth of picturesque villages, an unspoilt coastline, a plethora of castles and small railways and a colourful local history. The area is steeped in distinctive culture.

We are thrilled to have created this special ride which embraces all these wonderful and varied elements as it transports you from Mid Wales to Mount Snowdon and on to the island of Anglesey in North Wales. Stay in artful Portmeirion, view Cader Idris close up, visit castles from royal and grand to relic and haunted, freewheel along coast and estuary past weird and wonderfully sounding villages and towns and reward yourself with a final night's stay chateau style on Anglesey.

Of course Wales is hilly, but our careful route planning and delightful use of local railways, means the ride is do-able with regular bikes and an utter dream with E bikes. With plenty of traffic free miles on disused railway tracks and a couple of forays aboard steam trains, from the summit of Snowdon to the depths of a slate mine, this is a unique and in many ways, gentle journey. With 2 night stays in gorgeous boutique hotels and a castle stay option too, you will steam through this glorious Celtic landscape.

Tour Information

From

Machynlleth station

To

Bangor station

Cost From

£ 2165  Self-Guided

Inclusions

Transfer from Machynlleth station and to Bangor station.
Train from Harlech to Portmeirion, return steam train to Blaenau Ffestiniog, return train to Snowdonia summit. 
Ensuite accommodation every night. 
The services of our friendly local hosts
Breakfast each day. 
Luggage transfers between hotels
Hybrid bikes and additional accessories
Emergency call out service
Adventure handbook packed full with information of the area your tour covers
Route directions and maps of the area 
Travel protection 
Advice, help and guidance with all your holiday

Exclusions

Airfares
Travel to and from the trip start and finish points unless specified
Entrances to attractions unless specified
Boat fares unless specified
Lunches and dinners unless specified
Alcoholic beverages, mini bars and meals pre and post the trip

Options

Electric Bike Hire
A  knowledgeable, local guide
Stay a 2nd night on Anglesey
optional 14 - 22 miles (22 - 35 km) per day

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