Trek Travel, voted one of the World’s Best Tour Operators by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the 2016 World’s Best Awards survey, has announced six new trips in 2017 along with an all-new fleet of Trek Domane SL 7 bicycles. New six-day, five-night trips include Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, New Mexico and Ojai to Santa Barbara.
Apart from these American cycling tours, Trek Travel also offer some European trips which include a six-day, five-night mountain bike trip to Norway and two separate river cruising itineraries that explore the Danube and Rhine Rivers.
“Our 2017 destinations reflect our guests’ increased interests in cycling and river cruises, more national parks itineraries, and an infusion of luxury and culture,” said Trek Travel President, Tania Burke. “We are also excited to announce our upgraded fleet of bicycles in both North America and Europe to the newest Trek Domane SL 7 in 2017. This upgrade truly raises the bar in our industry because of our relationship with the world’s best cycling manufacturer.”
Yellowstone-Tetons, 6-days, 5-nights
Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are perhaps the most famous of North America’s National Parks. Residing just ten miles from one another, they are known for dramatic peaks, the “Old Faithful” geyser and an abundance of moose, buffaloand elk.
Beginning and ending in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this adventure features a naturalist led hike to Old Faithful geyser; cycling through the National Elk refuge with the Grand Tetons in the background; whitewater rafting on the Snake River and visiting Teton Village, home to the world famous ski resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
Priced from $3299 per person
New Mexico, 6-days, 5-nights
Georgia O’Keefe immortalized New Mexico’s landscape in her vivid paintings and the Native Americans created distinctive pueblo communities within its borders
Beginning and ending in Santa Fe, cyclists will trace some of the country’s oldest roads from the Santa FeTrail to Canyon Road with a dramatic ride to Taos featuring views of New Mexico’s Truchas Peaks and Wheeler Peak along with a ride over Taos Gorge Bridge, rising 800 feet above the Rio Grande River. Other highlights include hiking through the Plaza Blanca; soaking in the ancient healing waters at the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs and visiting Taos Pueblo.
Priced from $2599 per person
Ojai and Santa Barbara, 6-days, 5-nights
From Ojai’s “pink moment” when the sun showers the mountains in early evening light, to Santa Barbara’s magical coastline, known as the American Riviera, to the wine region of the Santa Ynez Valley, this springtime trip is for those who love the finer things in life.
Beginning in Ojai, California and ending in Santa Barbara, the trip features a stay at the award-winning Ojai Valley Inn and Spa; olive oil tasting at the Ojai Olive Oil Company; bicycling along the ocean to Santa Barbara; exploring the Foxen Canyon wine trail and touring Montecito’s Lotusland.
Priced from $3199
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Trek Travel is an active vacation company specializing in cycling vacations. Each trip includes the use of the all-new Trek Domane SL7 bicycle featuring Garmin Edge Touring Plus GPS devices and Di2 electronic shifting; with an option to upgrade to the Emonda SLR, the lightest production road bike available; or Trek FX Hybrid bikes; or Trek XM700+ electric-assist bicycle; boutique accommodations; most meals, snacks and drinks for each day’s ride; daily route support; social hours; entrance fees to group events; transportation during the tour; complimentary Trek Travel merchandise, and more.
Trek Travel was formed in 2002 as the luxury bicycle touring arm of Trek, one of the world’s largest bicycle manufacturers.
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