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Võrtsjärv is second largest lake in Estonia. It's located in south of Estonia. This tour is taking you around the lake mostly on quiet and small roads. You can enjoy nature and peaceful Estonian country life.
Tour starts from Tallinn by taking a train to Viljandi, from where you will start your cycle tour around the lake. The road is taking you through three different cointies in Estonia: Viljandi county, Tartu county and Valga county.

  

Price for this tour is 118 EUR per person

Price includes:

  • accomodation 3 nights in double/twin private rooms
  • 3 breakfast
  • Daily maps
  • Detailed route description including turn-to-turn road description, sights, opening times, prices, recommendations for lunch and dinner.
  • All taxes

Extras: 

  • Bike rent for 4 days is 45 EUR per bike
  • Train ticket to Viljandi and from Viljand is not included. Price is 8.90 EUR per person, bike is free
  • Ortlieb waterproof pannier bags rent for 4 days is 12 EUR per pair (20L each)
  • Ortlieb waterproof handlebar bag rent for 4 days is 6 EUR per bag
  • Extra day in Arumetsa - 

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Day 1: Train to Viljandi and bike ride from Viljandi to Vaibla (35 km / 21 miles)

Tour starts from Tallinn by taking a train to Viljandi and continues to the North side of Lake Võrtsjärv. Route goes through small villages and forets. First night is in the guesthouse on the beach. 

Day 2: Bike ride from Vaibla to Riidaja (60 km / 37 miles)

You start cycling from Vaibla to the east side of the lake. First 10 kilometers you continiue on Tartu road and then you will turn away to a smaller roads. On the way you can see some sand cliffs and cycle next to tha lake. You have one village called Rõngu on the way  where you can have a lunch and buy some food. Mostly riding is on a private roads where is no traffic. Your accommodation is in Riidaja village, its a quiet place in Valga county.

Day 3: Bike ride from Riidaja to Viljandi (60 km / 37 miles)

You have  different options. To ride half way on cravel roads where are no traffic and its a shortcut or go on a mainway and ride on paved road. There is also a village called Mustla where is a shop and cafe. You can enjoy the mulgimaa vibes on the nice roads and end the day in Viljandi where we have booked you a nice accommodation in a quiet part of city. In Viljandi there is different cafes, bars, a nice lake and castle hills.

For nature lovers - Extra night in magical Arumetsa holiday village!

Arumetsa is magical place next to lake võrtsjärv and one thing what is making it magical is that you can go there only by boat. Owner will pick you up next to Õhne river and takes you there for a night.
If you arrive there then you have many different options how to spend time well.
You can rent yourself a sauna next to the lake or go and have adventure in forest what is surrounding the place. 
Also you can make romantic boat ride to a private island where is nobody else than some birds and trees. Tondisaar is a small island 3 kilometers from arumetsa. 
You can enjoy fresh local food what is cooked to you by houswife and try fish what is catched from the lake. 

  • Ortlieb Handlebar bag with map case

    We rent waterproof Ortlieb Ultimate Handlebar bags.

    Rental includes map holder and holder

    Volume: 7 L

    height: 21 cm / 8.3 in
    width: 23.5 cm / 9.3 in
    depth: 14 cm / 5.5 in
    weight: 710 g / 25 oz

    1.50 eur

    OFF
  • Cargo treilers

    BOB YAK

    The Yak Trailer carries up to 70lb / 32 kg so you don’t have to leave anything behind. Trailer tracks rear wheel of bicycle, making it easier to navigate narrow roads or single track. Low center of gravity keeps the weight off your bicycle frame for better handling and performance than racks and panniers. Bag included.

    Cargo Space: 25in x 16in x 18in / 64cm x 41cm x 46cm 

    Bag: 94 L, 100% waterproof

    Prices:

    1 day (24 hrs) 7.50 EUR

    1 week 37 EUR

    7.50 eur

    OFF
  • Garmin GPS

     Garmin GPS Oregon 200

    5 EUR per day, 25 EUR per week.

    We have 5 GPS.

    5.00 eur

    OFF
  • Computer

     Computer: 1 EUR per day, 5 EUR per week

    1.00 eur

    OFF
  • Pannier bags rental

    Pair of Ortlieb waterproof panniers

    One pair 2 x 20 liters

    height:42 cm
    upper width:32 cm
    bottom width:23 cm
    depth:17 cm
    weight:1900 g.
    volume:40 l. 

    3.00 eur

    OFF
  • Rack for panniers

     Sturdy, lightweight pannier racks. Max load 25 kg.

    1.00 eur

    OFF
  • Helmet

    Available different size-shape-price helmets for everyone! 

    0.00 eur

    OFF

Great company and good service! Keep riding! George P