DAY 1 Friday 11 November, 2022 Melbourne/Wodonga
The tour group will meet at Melbourne’s Spencer Street Station latemorning to join our private tour coach to transfer to Wodonga on theMurray River. Please talk to your travel consultant if you are comingfrom interstate. On our way north we will stop in Euroa, site of one ofNed Kelly’s hold up’s, with time for lunch. Upon arrival in Wodonga lateafternoon we will check into our motel. This evening the group willenjoy included welcome drinks.
DAY 2 Saturday 12 November, 2022 Wodonga
We transfer to the spectacular High Country Rail Trail this morning forour first ride. The long riders will transfer to Shelly and ride back toWodonga via Tallangatta (80km). Our starting point is Shelley Station,once the highest railway station in Victoria. Along the way ride overhistoric trestle bridges, past Tatonga Inlet and Lake Hume withwonderful views along the way. The short riders will start in Tallangattaand return to Wodonga along the shores of Lake Hume (39km).Tallangatta is recognised as a National Trust Notable Town due to itsdistinctive 1950’s flair. It was relocated from lower ground in 1956 toallow for expansion of the Lake Hume reservoir.
DAY 3 Sunday 13 November, 2022 Bright
This morning we travel by coach the short distance to Beechworth tobegin the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. There will be free time toexplore the beautiful town of Beechworth before the long rider’s cycleto Bright via Everton and Myrtleford (78km). The short riders willdepart from Beechworth and finish in Myrtleford (44km). Both inMyrtleford and along the bike path are farm gates and cellar doorswith local produce such as vegetables, berries, nuts, olives, beef andwine. After transfer to our Bright motel the evening will be free.
DAY 4 Monday 14 November, 2022 Bright
Bright is nestled in the beautiful Ovens Valley and surrounded by theAustralian Alps. We will enjoy spectacular views and wonderful springcolours on the trail today. The short riders finish the Murray toMountain Rail Trail by cycling the Bright to Myrtleford section (34km). The long riders will cycle an alternative route from Bright to Milawa(70km). There will be more opportunities to stop at roadside produceand wine suppliers. We return to Bright for a relaxing evening.
DAY 5 Tuesday 15 November, 2022 Alexandra
A free morning in Bright to explore the town and visit the quaint shopsand cafés. This afternoon we transfer to Alexandra. Alexandra is anattractive town in the Goulburn Valley surrounded by rolling greenhills. It has become a fashionable rural retreat with good cafes and isclose proximity to beautiful waterfalls and glorious lookouts. Alexandrais our base for two nights from which we tackle the Great Victorian RailTrail.
DAY 6 Wednesday 16 November, 2022 Alexandra
This morning we enjoy cycling the Great Victorian rail trail with theshort riders transferring to Yea for the return cycle from Yea toAlexandra (34km). A highlight is cycling through the Cheviot Tunnel.The long riders transfer to Mansfield and return to Alexandra viaBonnie Doon (across Lake Eildon), Kanumbra and Yarck (74km). If theyare quick enough we will pull into Alexandra together as a group mid-afternoon. The evening will be at leisure.
DAY 7 Thursday 17 November, 2022 Warburton
Another great day on the Great Victorian Rail Trail. The long ridersdepart from Alexandra and cycle via the Cheviot tunnel and Yea toTallarook (72.5km). The short riders will transfer to Yea and follow theGoulburn River to Tallarook (38.5km). Upon arrival in Tallarook wetransfer to Lilydale on the outskirts of Melbourne and the startingpoint for the Warburton Rail Trail. This evening we will enjoy a finalnight dinner to celebrate a great week’s cycling.
DAY 8 Friday 18 November, 2022 Depart
Our final ride for the tour! The group will transfer to Warburton, withsome time for a quick look at the town before starting the returnjourney to Lilydale. The short riders cycle straight to Lilydale (38km)whilst the long riders will continue to Yarra Glen (50km). Lunch will beon route and once completed we will transfer to Spencer St Station.Airport transfers can also be arranged.
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