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Mountain Biking on Perun Hill, Croatia

Omis | Croatia
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Top three reasons to go mountain biking on Perun hill

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    Become a better rider on the Dalmatian backcountry trails

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    Test your skills on miles upon miles of unique Croatian gravel

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    The trails provide an excellent view of the riviera’s beautiful Adriatic coast

The Dalmatian region of the often-talked-about Croatian seaside is famous for its excellent food, quality wine, and most of all — breathtaking nature. Croatia has vast natural diversity, with eight national parks and 11 nature parks, many of which are accessible by bike via some excellent MTB routes. And thanks to the colossal Velebit mountain sprawling along the Croatian coastline, some of the most spectacular trails can be found in the Dalmatia reguin. Most of the routes interconnect with the mountains — a perfect mix of the Mediterranean geography and Dalmatian flora and the panoramic mountainous views you might expect from rides on much higher altitudes. There’s also a sense of peace and tranquility — while the cities are crowded with tourists, you often get to have the biking trails all to yourselves! Head to Omis and experience the Croatian wilderness the right way. And try some local beers while you’re at it!

Duration

March through June, October through December

Nearest city

Split, Croatia, is half an hour away from Omis

Duration

1 day

Skill level

Intermediate to advanced

Itineraries

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Enduro Perun Mountain Biking Tour

1 day

Enjoy a day of mountain biking in rocky flow paradise with this one-day biking trip on Perun hill near Omis, Croatia. Push your mountain biking skills to the next level with a scenic gravel and rock ride overlooking the magnificent Adriatic sea! Your expert local guide will let you pick from a selection of trails, so riders of all skill levels will find something just right for them! Finish the day with a trip to a local brewery and a taste test of excellent Croatian beer!

Things to know

Things to know

Covid measures in Omis, Croatia

57hours is committed to providing safe outdoor adventure experiences. We require all guides using our platform to have a COVID-19 safety plan and to make the details of that plan accessible to travelers. In most cases, group sizes will be reduced, guides will avoid overcrowded locations, and other safety measures will be met depending on the location and activity. 

We also expect clients to respect local regulations and take measures to protect themselves, guides and the communities they’re traveling to. For more information on COVID-19 measures in Omis, Croatia, please refer to the Croatian COVID-19 tracker and the Croatian Ministry of Internal Affairs’ travel guidelines.

Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to provide you with the most up-to-date information!

What’s included?

What you get on this adventure:

  • An experienced MTB guide with extensive local knowledge of the area
  • Briefing before the tour
  • Group photos
  • First aid kit 
  • Toolkit

What’s not included:

  • Transportation
  • Accommodations
  • Food and snacks
  • Bike rentals
  • A shuttle (minimum 2 people, €20 – $25 per person)
  • cut and edited GoPro video of the trip (90 – $105).

Mountain bike rental is available for an added fee of $35 (€30).

How fit do I need to be?

You will need to be able to bike between two and six hours, depending on the routes you and your guide choose. After booking, your guide will determine the group’s skill level and capabilities and cater the day to your specific abilities. Keep in mind that opting for the longer routes means more biking, which is strenuous even if you stay on the easier trails.

What if I’ve never climbed before?

This adventure is meant for riders with some experience who are confident in their abilities. You will need to be able to tackle most regular obstacles on a trail, such as berms, small tables, gaps, or drops. You will progress at a level that is consistent with your comfort. This tour provides the ideal opportunity to take your mountain biking skills to a new level.

What about required equipment?

  • Wear comfortable riding or athletic clothing, preferably moisture-wicking or synthetic material 
  • Sneakers or sport shoes
  • Breathable outside layer or jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Plenty of water, water bottle, or hydration bladder
  • All-mountain, Trail, Enduro, or E-bike with full suspension (can be rented)
  • Daypack
  • Elbow pads, knee pads, back protection, biking gloves are recommended
  • Helmet
  • Toiletries (sunscreen, hand sanitizer, bug spray, toilet paper, etc.)

Dress comfortably and for the weather in clothes you can move in. We suggest bringing clothing appropriate for the season. Layers are best and don’t wear jeans.

Group sizes and age requirements

Group sizes and prices:

  • For this tour, the usual guest-to-guide ratio is 6:1. 
  • Cost is per person and it doesn’t decrease as the group grows.

Mountain biking in Omis can be arranged for bigger groups. Contact us prior to booking.

Min. age requirements:

  • If you are older than 18, you’re good to go.
  • Children as young as 10 are able to go on trips with a legal guardian. That said, if you have a young rider strong enough to handle sustained climbs (either riding or walking their bike) of hundreds of feet, and rough terrain, then they may be able to participate on a case-by-case basis. 

If your group has riders under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.

Getting there and meeting location

To get to Omis, most people fly into Split Airport half an hour away. From there, you can rent a car, or take a bus or cab to Omis.

Once you and your guide agree on the details of your itinerary, your guide will suggest the best place to meet, whether that’s at the Hotel Plaza in Omis or a predetermined location.

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