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  India, Rajasthan        no places availableRef: 1865
 
  Christmas in York          1     2   
24th December 2018 (Mon) - 27th December 2018 : 4 days£325
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  B&B
Explore this historic city and surrounding countryside using cycle paths, lanes and B-roads, or simply relax and enjoy being waited on. Led rides of 32 and 50 miles (short cuts available) on Christmas and Boxing Days, plus led walks. B&B plus superb Christmas lunch. Non-cycling partners welcome.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1866
 
  India, Kerala & Tamil Nadu          2+ 
10th January 2019 (Thu) - 27th January 2019 : 18 days£2850
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel & Guesthouse  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
A tropical paradise. Warmth and sunshine, palm fringed beaches, tea, coffee and spice plantations, friendly people and superb South Indian cuisine. Witness sunset from Cape Cormorin. Cruise the fabulous inland waterways on converted rice barges. Visit Cochin’s antique and spice warehouses. Fly London Heathrow, Manchester or Glasgow to Trivandrum, returning from Cochin.
Leader: Colin WardRef: 1877
 
  Thailand/Myanmar, Bangkok to Yangon        no places availableRef: 1867
  Thailand & Cambodia, Bangkok to Saigon        no places availableRef: 1869
 
  Thailand          2   
20th January 2019 (Sun) - 2nd February 2019 : 14 days£1460
Moderate ATOL   
Multi-centre  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Full vehicle support
Experience Bangkok then have fun getting off the beaten track and beyond the big resorts. Discover tropical forests and tiny islands with golden beaches and friendly people. Explore the ancient ruined temples of Arruthaya. Lots of rest days, swimming, snorkelling. Suitable for anyone with a sense of adventure. Internal flights included.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1868
 
  Cuba West          2   
1 place available
21st January 2019 (Mon) - 5th February 2019 : 16 days£3300
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  Full vehicle support
Cycle Cuba, a tropical paradise suspended in time. Experience the vibrancy and rhythm of Havana. Visit Trinidad, Cuba's best preserved colonial city. Ride through the spectacular landscape of the Vinales and enjoy the fabulous scenery of the Escambray Mountains. Rest days in Havana, Trinidad and the Escambray Mountains. Some packed lunches/evening meals. Fly London Gatwick/Havana.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: 1870
 
  Costa Rica        no places availableRef: 1871
 
  India, Kerala & Tamil Nadu          2+ 
2 places available
7th February 2019 (Thu) - 24th February 2019 : 18 days£2850
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
A tropical paradise. Warmth and sunshine, palm fringed beaches, tea, coffee and spice plantations, friendly people and superb South Indian cuisine. Witness sunset from Cape Cormorin. Visit Madurai’s magnificent Meenakshi Temple, a World Heritage site.Cruise the fabulous inland waterways. Explore Cochin’s antique and spice warehouses. Fly London Heathrow, Manchester or Glasgow to Trivandrum, returning from Cochin.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1872
 
  Morocco        no places availableRef: 1874
 
  Spanish Primavera          2     3   
Please email the tour manager before completing a booking form
3rd March 2019 (Sun) - 10th March 2019 : 8 days£480
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage Transfer
Escape the British winter for Spanish Spring (Primavera), experiencing a true taste of Spanish living in an authentic hotel in Denía on the Costa Blanca. Ride through orange groves, vineyards and almond plantations, with lots of level riding or graded climbs, fabulous views and magnificent descents. Includes airport transfer. Second week available.
Leader: Paul & Maxine RogersRef: 1873
 
  New Zealand, South Island         no places availableRef: 1876
 
  Spain, Canary Island Hopping          2+ 
7th March 2019 (Thu) - 17th March 2019 : 11 days£775
Moderate + ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
A revised repeat of a successful tour around two contrasting Canary Islands (Lanzarote and Fuerteventura). Marvel at varied volcanic landscapes with craters, conical peaks and barren lava fields, rugged coasts, sandy beaches and distinctive vineyards. 5 days unladen, 4 moving on, staying in three very different hotels. 40-80kmpd.
Leader: Tony GoreRef: 1878
 
  Spanish Primavera 2          2     3   
Please email the tour manager before completing a booking form
10th March 2019 (Sun) - 17th March 2019 : 8 days£480
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Escape the British winter for Spanish Spring (Primavera), experiencing a true taste of Spanish living in an authentic hotel in Denía on the Costa Blanca. Ride through orange groves, vineyards and almond plantations, with lots of level riding or graded climbs, fabulous views and magnificent descents. Includes airport transfer. Second week available.
Leader: Paul & Maxine RogersRef: 1875
 
  Greece - Northern Peloponnese        no places availableRef: 1879
 
  Etape du Dales          3   
26th April 2019 (Fri) - 29th April 2019 : 4 days£180
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  Some meals
Staying at Hawes Youth Hostel in Wensleydale. Cycling the classic Etape du Dales cyclosportive, a hilly 175 kilometres with 3500 metres of climbing over 2 days. Challenging rides rewarded with stunning scenery and great cafes
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1901
 
  Italy - Sicily, volcanoes & ancient sites          2   
27th April 2019 (Sat) - 11th May 2019 : 15 days£1640
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Visit wonderful Sicily in the springtime and the famous ancient Greek site of Syracuse. Cycle up Mount Etna and climb its slopes to view the other-worldly volcanic landscape. Visit ancient Greek remains, purpose built baroque towns, an ancient necropolis and the wonderfully rugged Sicilian hinterland. Start/finish in Catania.
Leader: Greg Woodford Ref: 1902
 
  North Wales Mountain Biking          2+   3+ 
Please email the tour manager before completing a booking form.
2nd May 2019 (Thu) - 6th May 2019 : 5 days£215
Moderate + / Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off-road  :  Hostel  :  Some meals
Four days of mountain biking based in the Conwy Valley. Mountain scenery and epic trail riding, with the emphasis on having a sociable few days away. Suitable for all who have a reasonable level of fitness, with leaders on hand to guide you on world-class off-road tracks.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1903
 
  Spain - El Comtat in Spring (Self-guided)          3   
4th May 2019 (Sat) - 11th May 2019 : 8 days£450
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.
Leader: Marjorie SouthRef: 1904
 
  Spain - End to End Biscay to Gibraltar          3   
7th May 2019 (Tue) - 26th May 2019 : 20 days£1850
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
An end to end tour exploring the huge diversity of Spain. Ferry Portsmouth/Santander to the finish point at the Rock of Gibraltar. Crossing the Picos de Europa into Castilla y León then Extremadura with a rest day in the UNESCO Heritage city of Cáceres and on into Andalucia. 1200km averaging 90kmpd, one rest day.
Leader: Julie & Nicholas HodgettsRef: 1905
 
  London & the River Thames          1   
8th May 2019 (Wed) - 13th May 2019 : 6 days£425
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
See the sights of London and cycle beside the River Thames. Royal Parks, Country Parks and Cycling Super Highways await you. Train, boat and cable car assisted. 4 fun filled cycling days, led by a Member of The Institute of Tourist Guiding. Up to 35mpd.
Leader: Bernie CurtisRef: 1906
 
  Scotland - North West & Orkney          3   
Please note: the return date is different to that in Cycle
8th May 2019 (Wed) - 18th May 2019 : 11 days£1170
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Luggage transfer
Start in Inverness, cycle to Ullapool and then north following the coastline, then east round to Thurso. Ferry to Orkney, staying for 3 nights. Last night in a cabin on the ferry back to Aberdeen. Hotels with dinner included on 5 evenings.
Leader: Martin JamiesonRef: 1907
 
  France - Montpellier to Mont Ventoux          2+ 
10th May 2019 (Fri) - 19th May 2019 : 10 days£1180
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half-board  :  Carry own luggage
Leisurely spring tour through the flowery Mediterranean hinterland of vineyards and garrigue and wooded Cevennes, moving-on every other day with one 1-night stand. Optional rest days include the Gorges de l'Herault, a choice of Corniche des Cevennes or spectacular steam train ride and Ventoux summit or Gorges de la Nesque.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1908
 
  Coast to Coast - St Bees to St Abbs          3   
11th May 2019 (Sat) - 18th May 2019 : 8 days£450
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel, Hostel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Starting on the Cumbrian coastline at St Bees Head, travel across Hadrian's Wall and up into the Scottish Borderlands, through some magnificent country including the Cheviot Hills and the Pennines. 3 nights in one location allows for a visit to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne before moving on to St Abbs for the final night.
Leader: Gary CumminsRef: 1909
 
  Spain - El Comtat in Spring (Self-guided)          3   
11th May 2019 (Sat) - 18th May 2019 : 8 days£450
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.
Leader: Marjorie SouthRef: 1910
 
  Albania          2+ 
17th May 2019 (Fri) - 31st May 2019 : 15 days£ 1525
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Now is the time to visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and coastal scenery. Quiet roads and Heritage towns, rest days. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana (13 places) and land only (5 places, £1120).
Leader: John & Pat AshwellRef: 1912
 
  France - Manche to Med          2+ 
Please email the Tour Manager for further details
25th May 2019 (Sat) - 9th June 2019 : 16 days£1770
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry, Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Classic ride from Caen to the Mediterranean, using the overnight ferry from Portsmouth, returning by Bike Bus from Montpellier. Moderate pace, 45-100kmpd (average 70). Rural route: Normandy, Loire, Limousin, Auvergne, Languedoc. WW2 sites, chateaux, mediaeval towns, spectacular lakes and gorges. Family hotels. Suitable for moderately fit cyclists, most ages, one rest day.
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1914
 
   Yorkshire Dales          2+ 
31st May 2019 (Fri) - 3rd June 2019 : 4 days£170
Moderate + ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  B&B
Staying at Kirkby Stephen Hostel. 2 full day rides in the Howgills area. Visits to Tan Hill and Hawes plus an extra ride, weather permitting, up Great Dun Fell on the highest tarmac road in the British Isles.
Leader: Richard HakesRef: 1917
 
  Montenegro          3   
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
31st May 2019 (Fri) - 11th June 2019 : 12 days£1200
Enthusiast ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Most meals  :  Full vehicle support
Europe’s newest country, although small, packs in an amazing variety of scenery. The route includes all of the highlights, including Kotor Bay, Lake Skadar, Tara Canyon, Dermitor National Park and the Piva River Canyon. Several demanding climbs but roads are generally in good condition. Start/finish in Shkodër, Northern Albania. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana.
Leader: Michael StainerRef: 1919
 
  Lands End to John O'Groats          3   
31st May 2019 (Fri) - 19th June 2019 : 20 days£2195
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Cycle from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly good quality hotels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1918
 
  Italy - The Stunning Dolomites          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
1st June 2019 (Sat) - 9th June 2019 : 9 days£950
Moderate + ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
The Dolomites are indeed stunning with the pinkish hues of the unique rock formations visible from the high passes. The rides are amazing with long climbs over magnificent passes then sweeping down into the valleys. Start/finish in Bolzano with 2 nights at each hotel to allow a thorough exploration of many of the famous Dolomites passes and views.
Leader: Greg Woodford Ref: PT119
 
  Japan - North Onsen Explorer 1          3   
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
1st June 2019 (Sat) - 15th June 2019 : 15 days£3,700
Enthusiast ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel, Hostel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Japan, the hidden secret of the east. Stay in traditional inns with hot springs to relax in after your ride. A beautiful country with paddy fields, fishing villages, mountains, temples, shrines, castles, amazingly healthy food and wonderful people and the bullet train. Fly Manchester or London Heathrow to Tokyo.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: PH695
 
  Japan - North Onsen Explorer 2          3   
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
15th June 2019 (Sat) - 29th June 2019 : 15 days£3,700
Enthusiast ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel, Hostel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Japan, the hidden secret of the east. Stay in traditional inns with hot springs to relax in after your ride. A beautiful country with paddy fields, fishing villages, mountains, temples, shrines, castles, amazingly healthy food and wonderful people and the bullet train. Fly Manchester or London Heathrow to Tokyo.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: DPH69
 
  Kyrgyz Republic          3+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
17th June 2019 (Mon) - 30th June 2019 : 14 days£
Enthusiast + ATOL   
Moving-on, Off-road  :  Air  :  Guesthouse, Camping  :  Full board  :  Full vehicle support
A fully supported adventure through the Heavenly Mountains. Cross remote high passes overlooked by snow-capped peaks, descend through deep gorges to flower filled meadows on the banks of Son Kul Lake and overnight in a shepherd's yurt. Learn about nomadic culture and experience their hospitality. Fly London Heathrow/Bishkek.
Leader: John & Pat AshwellRef: D1830
 
  France - Ventoux to Alpe d'Huez & Vercors          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
21st June 2019 (Fri) - 7th July 2019 : 17 days£1680
Moderate + ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
A leisurely loop from Orange to Valence, moving on every second or third day day. The trip takes in some of the most spectacular scenery in Provence, the Rhone-Alpes and Vercors with plenty of rest days to laze and look at the mountains, or explore the classic climbs. Optional rides include the Alpe d'Huez / Sarenne circuit and the Glandon & Croix de Fer passes.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: DA182
 
  Mongolia          A  
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
26th June 2019 (Wed) - 16th July 2019 : 21 days£3650
Adventurous ATOL   
Moving-on, Off-road  :  Air  :  Hotel, Camping  :  Full board  :  Full vehicle support
PLEASE NOTE: the return date is different to that in Cycle. A challenging tour for fit adventurous cyclists, 100% off-road and travelling through remote areas. From Ulaanbaatar fly to the Gobi Desert where the cycling begins. The route to Karakorum traverses desert, mountains and vast open plains, home to the remaining traditional nomadic people. Most accommodation is in tents or tourist Gers (yurts). 35-76kmpd. Fly London Heathrow/Istanbul/Ulaanbaatar.
Leader: Neil WheadonRef: PM29
 
  Isle of Man          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
13th July 2019 (Sat) - 19th July 2019 : 7 days£500
Moderate + ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  B&B
An unspoilt coastline, remote hills, valleys and moorland as well as quiet roads make this an ideal cycling destination. Explore the wide variety of scenery on rides of 40-55mpd to all parts of the island. 1 rest day. Based at a 4-star hotel in Douglas. Ferry Liverpool/Douglas.
Leader: Michael StainerRef: D1838
 
  France - Haute Provence          2     3   
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
11th August 2019 (Sun) - 18th August 2019 : 8 days£679
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
The hills of the Baronnies and the plain of the Rhone offer quiet roads, beautiful scenery, orchards, vineyards and olive groves, gorges, cols and Mont Ventoux. Pleasant hotel. Choice of short or long rides or rest days with support on the longer rides.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: D1829
 
  Netherlands & Germany - Amsterdam to Bremen          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
18th August 2019 (Sun) - 30th August 2019 : 13 days£350
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Land-only  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
An unsupported cycle camping tour, Starting in Beverwijk near Amsterdam and cycling to Bremen, returning by train to Amsterdam.
Leader: William MillerRef: PH600
 
  Lands End to John O'Groats          3   
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
30th August 2019 (Fri) - 18th September 2019 : 20 days£2195
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Cycle from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly good quality hotels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: PL306
 
  France - Provence          2   
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
6th September 2019 (Fri) - 15th September 2019 : 10 days£985
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Based at a welcoming rural hotel in the Vaucluse. Excellent home cooking, quiet lanes, Mediterranean climate, flora and fauna, medieval villages, beautiful limestone scenery. 8 days cycling, choice of 15 routes from 32-131km, optional ascents of Mont Ventoux and la Lure.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: D1851
 
  France - Manche to Med Supported          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
6th September 2019 (Fri) - 22nd September 2019 : 17 days£1850
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry, Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
PLEASE NOTE: The tour dates are different to those in the October Cycle. Classic ride from Caen to the Mediterranean, using the overnight ferry from Portsmouth, returning by Bike Bus from Montpellier. Moderate pace, 45-120kmpd (average 75km). Rural route: Normandy, Loire, Limousin, Auvergne, Languedoc. WW2 sites, chateaux, medieval towns, spectacular lakes and gorges. Family hotels. Suitable for regular fit cyclists.
Leader: Julie & Nicholas HodgettsRef: DD171
 
  Spain - Rioja          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
10th September 2019 (Tue) - 24th September 2019 : 15 days£1500
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATES ARE NOW DIFFERENT TO THOSE IN THE OCTOBER CYCLE. Cruise Portsmouth to Santander (and return) for 11 days cycling through the green mountains of Cantabria, then down the Ebro gorge to the famous vineyards of Rioja - bodega visits and tastings included.
Leader: Chris JudenRef: D1742
 

 
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