Women's Mountain Bike & Yoga Adventure retreat

September 2018 / Bovec, Slovenia

€495/person
MTB, Yoga, Mindfulness, Chalet Accommodation min. 4 4 Days

Dream. Explore. Discover.

Treat yourself with a 4-day outdoor adventure designed by women for women to discover their inner selves. Ride flow mountain bike trails of Soča Valley, do yoga, feel the impact of dancing mindfulness, eat healthy delicious food and relax with like-minded women.

Women’s Mountain Bike & Yoga Adventure Retreat is one of our three WOW events, Women Outdoor Weekend events, the outdoor events designed by women for women. It’s dedicated to all of you who’d like to experience MTB riding among breathtaking landscapes and wake up that inner Wild residing in all women.

Slovenia has become known in recent years as one of the top adventure destinations in the world, and with good reason. Escape to the alpine oasis of Bovec where you’ll discover your true MTB passion, new friends, a fun challenge, and in the end, a greater appreciation of yourself.

Mountain Bike & Go Outside & Play.

Ride amazing mountain bike trails, enjoy in relaxing open-air activities for your body&soul and crank up your weekend with optional adventures.

Real Women, Real Adventures.

Bond with amazing women who welcome new adventures with open arms.

Fire Food.

Taste locally inspired food, learn backcountry cooking and how to prepare delicious picnic style meals over an open fire.

Go Wild.

Admire the stunning scenery, explore the area on your own or with new friends, sleep in cozy modern chalet and become one with nature.

What else is included in price?
Our intention is bringing women together to have fun mountain biking, do yoga, eat good food & relax in the stunning Slovenian outdoors.

Adventure Retreat Program

It’s time to make that choice to change things up!

A 4-day Soča Valley Women’s Mountain Biking & Yoga Weekend is an adventure retreat designed by women for women to discover their inner selves. Enjoy mountain biking among breathtaking scenery of Soča Valley, do open-air yoga and meditation, feel the impact of dancing mindfulness, relax in the blissful sounds of nature and unwind in a cozy & modern chalet.

Come and join the magic of spending some time out of your everyday routine in Bovec, a small town in the Soča Valleyexploring the outdoors in an amazing mountain setting.

Wake up that inner Wild of you and connect with other women, with nature, with yourself.

It is for women of all colors, abilities, backgrounds, sizes, gender identities and experience levels. The ideal participant is YOU. This is someone who is wanting to learn new skills, open minded, seeking an opportunity for digital disconnection, and has an interest in working on inner wellness in a beautiful natural setting. This trip is offered to all women, mothers and daughters, single women and groups of friends or we can provide a private trip for those wishing a personal adventure or a work-related retreat .

 

  • 3-nights of chalet accommodation
  • 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts, post ride snacks&drinks
  • 3-days of guided mountain biking
  • Post-ride yoga & meditation sessions
  • Dancing mindfulness workshop
  • On-trail skills sessions with our experienced guides
  • Sight seeing, information on the region
  • Guiding, instructions and event support
  • Transportation during the trip in our private and air-conditioned shuttle
  • Tons of new adventurous girl friends and unforgettable stories!

ACCOMODATION

You’ll spend 3-nights at one of the Bovec area superb chalets with roof terrace with panoramic views, huge living area, modern equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and en-suit bathrooms. Batteries recharge guaranteed!

EXPERT FEMALE GUIDES

Our Women’s Weekend Events are led (mostly) by women. All our guides are fully certified, experienced and licensed instructors and trip leaders.

FOOD

Who doesn’t like good food? 3 dinners at restaurant serving best local dishes and 3 buffet style breakfasts with homemade delicacies are included in price. Vegetarian diets will be accommodated. For other dietary restrictions, please be prepared to supplement the included meals if needed. 

INCLUSIVE

All transportation&shuttling in the area, snacks & water after activities, craft beer tasting with meat&cheese cold platters.


NOT INCLUDED

Transportation to/from Bovec, alcoholic beverages (except welcome party aperitivo), tourist tax (€1,30/night), costs for additional activities and bike rent.

Pack your food. Get some snacks and G-bars for during mountain biking.


GOOD TO KNOW

To protect your travel investment, we highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance.

We reserve the option to modify trip itinerary/program as necessary due to weather, conditions, illness, injury, group dynamics, or other unforeseen incidents.

If you choose not to do a specific activity, it cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Check out the easiest way how to get to Bovec here. Don’t forget the car pooling. Don’t be shy! Write us an e-mail and we’ll help you to connect with other participants to share gas, stories, and road trip music jams!

For activities of DK SPORT, we will issue a billing. For other activities and accommodation offers, you’ll be billed by the providers.

Women’s Outdoor Weekend will go on RAIN OR SHINE! This is an outdoor event. Please plan accordingly. 

PACKING LIST

What in the world do you need to bring to Soča Valley Women’s Mountain Biking Weekend? Here’s a list to get you started!

  • Camping gear (Tent, sleeping bag, pad and pillow, plus cooking gear if you plan to cook your own lunches).
  • ID
  • Day Pack
  • Foldable Chair
  • Refillable water bottle or hydration pack
  • Fuel for your adventures (favourite snacks, trail mix, energy bars, etc.)
  • Personal clothing
  • Hiking boots/Trail shoes/Gym shoes
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Rain gear – jacket, poncho, etc.
  • Toiletries – Shampoo, soap, bath towel, personal medications, etc.
  • Headlamp and spare batteries!
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Bug spray
  • Camera and it’s charger
  • Cash – Souvenirs, Guide Tips, Food, etc.
  • Personal adventure gear – Mountain Bike, Climbing Shoes, Trekking Poles, etc.
  • Your inner Wild Woman

GENERAL BIKE, GEAR AND RENTAL INFORMATION

You will be riding your own bike, so don’t forget to bring it… and your helmet too.

If you don’t feel like hauling your own bike around, renting is an alternative option. However, as rental bike fleets change often, we are unable to promise a particular brand, model or wheel size. Make sure you’ll contact us in advance to book your bike hire.

Bike rent rates are from €20/day for a hardtail bike and €35/day for a full suspension bike.

A well maintained, well functioning mountain bike with front suspension is mandatory.

Here is our comprehensive mountain bike packing list for you to use as a guide only.

All Half Day Optional Adventures take place on Thursday (Morning and Afternoon) and Sunday (Afternoon).

You can choose between:

  • Zip-Line: €55/person
  • Canyoning: €50 (Sušec, easy), €90 (Fratarca, advanced level)
  • Rafting: €50
  • Gorge walking, river tubing, river snorkelling: €50
  • Tandem paragliding: €150
  • Skydiving: €220

Need help? We can help you book additional adventures. 

Detailed 4-Day Program (click to expand)

Day 1: Arrival & Welcome Party

Our adventurous extended weekend begins on Thursday afternoon at 5pm at our superb residence in Bovec. We’ll settle in and when everything’s done it’s time to have that aperitivo and guilt-free snacking started. Remember, we’re all storytellers at the bonfire and soon, that stranger sitting next to you might become your new life friend.

Day 2: Mountain Biking Best Bovec Trails, Yoga, Dancing Mindfulness

We’ll start the day with a relaxing open-air yoga and meditation session. Fresh coffee smell and delicious locally catered breakfast will fuel us up for a great biking day. We’ll spend the day riding along the smooth, flowing singletrack of the Bovec Valley, admiring the area amazing hidden corners while brushing our riding skills. After lunch, you’ll have to time to relax by the sounds of white water, reading a book, practicing analog art or enjoy any other possible activity on your own. The late afternoon is reserved for a dancing mindfulness workshop through which we’ll all access to a higher level of mindful awareness. Sounds hype, right? 😉 After a gourmet dinner in Bovec town, we’ll sit around the fire and sipping, well, whatever.

Day 3: Mountain Bike along the Julian Alps, Yoga & Local Craft Beer Tasting

Waken up by the birds, we’ll do some good old yoga for a good old “Good morning”! After breakfast, we’ll head out to the heart of the Triglav National Park for our daily dose of mountain biking. On our full-day mountain bike tour, you’ll forget your sore legs when you’ll witness all the glory of riding among the majestic Julian Alps. The cherry on top after a long day riding will be craft beer tasting at the local brewery.

Day 4: Mountain Bike Ride & Hike along the Soča Valley Energetic Spots
On our last day, we’ll go for an easy mountain bike ride combined with some relaxing hiking along the Soča Valley’s secret energetic and revitalizing spots. We’ll do some yoga and meditation on site and get all that power and energy back for a safe, happy and fulfilling arrival back home. We’ll wrap up this wonderful Women’s weekend in style, with a farewell lunch and shared hugs, of course.
Soča Valley Women's MTB & Yoga Retreat
4-Day Adventure Retreat
€495/person
  • 4-Days of Activities
  • 3-Days Fully Catered Breakfast & Dinner
  • 3-Nights Chalet Accommodation
  • 3-Day Guided MTB Tours
  • Yoga & Meditation Sessions
  • Dancing Mindfulness Workshop
  • Local Craft Beer Tasting
  • Expert Female Guides
  • Service & Event Support
  • Tons of Fun
  • ... and more!
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