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1 Ojai to Santa Barbara LUXURY 5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS TREKTRAVEL.COM OJAI TO SANTA BARBARA CALIFORNIA'S CENT RAL COAS T Breathe deeply, and let the calming energy of Ojai take over. If you've never heard of Ojai (pronounced "OH-HI"), you're in for an undiscovered delight. This is where hippie meets happy. Here, artists, philosophers, farmers, historians and bohemians conspire to escape the rat race and find their modern chi. Of course, this is still the California Coast, so get used to the fact that calming energy will combine with elegance and luxury. You ll feel it too, as you sink into decadence at the award-winning Ojai Valley Inn with its gorgeous landscape, pool with a view, tranquil, fullservice spa, artist s cottage and apothecary, golf course and the list goes on. While you may want to escape the grid and get your mail forwarded here permanently, before you know it, we ll be descending from the mountains to the sea as we head for Santa Barbara, the American Riviera. There s nothing more invigorating than this pictureperfect ride from Ojai to Santa Barbara along the coastal bike path. Enjoy more fresh, local nouveau Californian cuisine as we explore the trendy Funk Zone, with its near-bottomless wine list and local charcuterie. Pedal high above the Pacific Ocean where every curve rewards you with another show-stopping view. Your shoulders have lifted. Your energy is high. Your chakras are in balance. And for a brief, fleeting and perfect pink moment, all is calm with the world. From $2 999 Rider Type Recreat io nal Hotel Style Luxury Duration 5 days 4 nights Start End O jai, Calif ornia Santa Barbara, Calif ornia Dates 2 018/O ct 2 019/Apr/May/Aug/Sep TRIP WOWS Dine al fresco on fresh, innovative cuisine prepared with ingredients from local farmers markets

2 Toast the week with dinner at Blackbird, one of the Funk Zone's newest, hottest restaurants Savor with the pros and discover the region s best olive oils with your own private tour and tasting Experience the mystical powers of Ojai as you sink into luxury at Ojai Valley Inn, rated one of Travel + Leisure s World s Best Golf, massage, yoga, spa-it s all available in one of California s chicest enclaves DAILY ITINERARY O ja i Va lle y L oop Approximately 10 miles with 650 Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the Hotel Californian at 11:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After a 45- minute shuttle to Ojai, you ll get acquainted with your f ellow travelers over a signature Trek Travel picnic prepared by your guides, complete with local, seasonal ingredients. Af terward, your guides will spend some time familiarizing you with your Trek bicycle to ensure a comfortable fit for the week. Then it s time for a warm-up spin in the Ojai Valley which will end at your exquisite accommodations for the next two nights -- the Ojai Valley Inn. This resort is one of Travel & Leisure s World s Best Hotels and is a favorite among our most discerning guests, perfect for friends, couples and groups looking for some carefree, timeworn magic. This evening, we'll treat you to drinks and a sumptuous dinner of ever changing, locally sourced, Calif ornian cuisine at The Oak, overlooking the beautifully manicured grounds of the Inn. As the sun sets, pause to bask in the glow of Ojai's "pink moment" where the sun bathes the Topa Topa mountains in vibrant, lavender-pink hues as it descends across the Pacif ic Ocean. Ojai Valley Inn VISIT WEBSIT E Lunch Social Hour Dinner

3 2 C a sit a s S prings L oop Approximately 29 miles with 1,450 SHORT OPTION: O ja i t o C a sit a s S prings t o O ja i Va lle y O live O il C om pa ny Approximately 24 miles with 1,400 C a sit a s S prings L oop wit h O ja i R oa d C lim b Approximately 33 miles with 1,925 Welcome to your f irst f ull day of Ojai tranquility. You' ll ride the Pixie tangerine and Valencia orange-lined roads around this boho bedroom community, underneath the lumbering mountains surrounding this small valley on our way to Ojai Olive Oil Company. Sample these olive oils, f reshly pressed and f ragrant, and you may never buy another brand. Our olive oil expert, Alice, is a transplant f rom another time, and she ll teach us the backstory of how this region became a unique supplier of premium oils. Afterward, head over to the tasting room and gift shop f or some keepsakes and delicious reminders of our visit. Today is your chance to stroll along the Ojai s Spanish-style shopping arcade, with its artsy shops beckoning you in, while f reshly-pressed, local olive oils and honey compete f or your palette s attention. For lunch today, you get to choose f rom Ojai s plethora of interesting options. If you are up for more riding, pedal up the twists and turns of Ojai Road and take in the vast, sweeping views of the Ojai Valley. This afternoon you'll have time to explore the town on your own or discover one of the many hotel amenities available, like a round of golf, massage at the award-winning spa (please note: advanced reservations are recommended and cost is not included in trip price), yoga and more. Regardless of what you choose, when the bells sound just before sunset, take a seat to capture the pink moment once again. Tonight, you'll enjoy dinner at one of our favorite, top rated restaurants in Ojai. Ojai Valley Inn VISIT WEBSIT E Breakfast Dinner 3 O ja i t o C a rpint e ria Approximately 34 miles with 550 O ja i t o S a nt a B a rba ra Approximately 43 miles with 850 Slowly awaken your senses over a cup of cof f ee and incredible views of the surrounding mountains. You have one last chance to soak it all in before departing for the sea. After breakfast, we'll take the bike path toward Ventura and then head north along the seashore, toward Santa Barbara. Today' s route of f ers captivating views of the ocean and you re sure to see surfers riding some waves. As the marine layer burns off, you may even get a peek at the Channel Islands just a few miles from the coast. Maybe you ll even be lucky enough to spot a whale or dolphins along the way. We ll roll up to a casual beachside grill for a delicious lunch, and if you haven t had a fish taco yet, now is the time! After lunch, we'll continue our ocean-side cruise to Hotel Californian, in the heart of Santa Barbara. This surf city is the nexus of sun, sand, shopping and style, with high-end elegant villas nestled between quiet streets worn down by beach cruisers and flip-flops. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Opt for a nap by the pool, a walk along the ocean or to explore the many shops of Santa Barbara. Be sure to ask your guides for their favorite dining hot spots in town, as dinner tonight is up to you! Hotel Californian Breakfast Lunch 4 S kofi e ld Pa rk L oop Approximately 22 miles with 1,550 S kofi e ld Pa rk L oop wit h G ibra lt a r R oa d C lim b Approximately 35 miles with 4,100 Following a delicious breakfast, we'll head out for a full day of exploring the American Riviera. Pedaling along the beach, you' ll enjoy the ref reshing coastal breeze bef ore heading up State Street toward Skof ield Park. You' ll pass by Santa Barbara's most famous cultural and historic landmark, the Old Mission, as you head toward the mountains. If you are up for a serious climb, take on the famed Gibraltar Road, snaking high above the coastline and providing eagle-eye views of the ocean and city below. The views continue to be dazzling as we descend back into town where you are free to enjoy lunch at a cafe of your choosing. We highly recommend you top it off with an espresso from our friends at Handlebar Coffee Roasters. This evening, we ll go out in style with a farewell social hour and dinner at Blackbird, one of Santa Barbara' s best new restaurants. Hotel Californian Breakfast Social Hour Dinner

4 5 H ope R a nc h L oop Approximately 17 miles with 730 It s our last Santa Barbara morning, so make sure you drink it all in. Soak up the last rays of sunshine by the beach, the hotel pool, or spin some miles on the bike. If you prefer to ride, we'll take you through Hope Ranch, a prestigious nook of Santa Barbara, and enjoy the seaside bike path one last time. You' ll then have a chance to freshen up and check out of your room before shuttling to the airport. Breakfast O ja i Va lle y L oop Approximately 10 miles with 650 Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the Hotel Californian at 11:00 AM on the first day of the trip. After a 45- minute shuttle to Ojai, you ll get acquainted with your f ellow travelers over a signature Trek Travel picnic prepared by your guides, complete with local, seasonal ingredients. Af terward, your guides will spend some time familiarizing you with your Trek bicycle to ensure a comfortable fit for the week. Then it s time for a warm-up spin in the Ojai Valley which will end at your exquisite accommodations for the next two nights -- the Ojai Valley Inn. This resort is one of Travel & Leisure s World s Best Hotels and is a favorite among our most discerning guests, perfect for friends, couples and groups looking for some carefree, timeworn magic. This evening, we'll treat you to drinks and a sumptuous dinner of ever changing, locally sourced, Calif ornian cuisine at The Oak, overlooking the beautifully manicured grounds of the Inn. As the sun sets, pause to bask in the glow of Ojai's "pink moment" where the sun bathes the Topa Topa mountains in vibrant, lavender-pink hues as it descends across the Pacif ic Ocean. Ojai Valley Inn VISIT WEBSIT E Lunch Social Hour Dinner 2 C a sit a s S prings L oop Approximately 29 miles with 1,450 SHORT OPTION: O ja i t o C a sit a s S prings t o O ja i Va lle y O live O il C om pa ny Approximately 24 miles with 1,400 C a sit a s S prings L oop wit h O ja i R oa d C lim b Approximately 33 miles with 1,925 Welcome to your f irst f ull day of Ojai tranquility. You' ll ride the Pixie tangerine and Valencia orange-lined roads around this boho bedroom community, underneath the lumbering mountains surrounding this small valley on our way to Ojai Olive Oil Company. Sample these olive oils, f reshly pressed and f ragrant, and you may never buy another brand. Our olive oil expert, Alice, is a transplant f rom another time, and she ll teach us the backstory of how this region became a unique supplier of premium oils. Afterward, head over to the tasting room and gift shop f or some keepsakes and delicious reminders of our visit. Today is your chance to stroll along the Ojai s Spanish-style shopping arcade, with its artsy shops beckoning you in, while f reshly-pressed, local olive oils and honey compete f or your palette s attention. For lunch today, you get to choose f rom Ojai s plethora of interesting options. If you are up for more riding, pedal up the twists and turns of Ojai Road and take in the vast, sweeping views of the Ojai Valley. This afternoon you'll have time to explore the town on your own or discover one of the many hotel amenities available, like a round of golf, massage at the award-winning spa (please note: advanced reservations are recommended and cost is not included in trip price), yoga and more. Regardless of what you choose, when the bells sound just before sunset, take a seat to capture the pink moment once again. Tonight, you'll enjoy dinner at one of our favorite, top rated restaurants in Ojai. Ojai Valley Inn VISIT WEBSIT E Breakfast Dinner

5 3 O ja i t o C a rpint e ria Approximately 34 miles with 550 O ja i t o S a nt a B a rba ra Approximately 43 miles with 850 Slowly awaken your senses over a cup of cof f ee and incredible views of the surrounding mountains. You have one last chance to soak it all in before departing for the sea. After breakfast, we'll take the bike path toward Ventura and then head north along the seashore, toward Santa Barbara. Today' s route of f ers captivating views of the ocean and you re sure to see surfers riding some waves. As the marine layer burns off, you may even get a peek at the Channel Islands just a few miles from the coast. Maybe you ll even be lucky enough to spot a whale or dolphins along the way. We ll roll up to a casual beachside grill for a delicious lunch, and if you haven t had a fish taco yet, now is the time! After lunch, we'll continue our ocean-side cruise to Hotel Californian, in the heart of Santa Barbara. This surf city is the nexus of sun, sand, shopping and style, with high-end elegant villas nestled between quiet streets worn down by beach cruisers and flip-flops. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Opt for a nap by the pool, a walk along the ocean or to explore the many shops of Santa Barbara. Be sure to ask your guides for their favorite dining hot spots in town, as dinner tonight is up to you! Hotel Californian Breakfast Lunch 4 S kofi e ld Pa rk L oop Approximately 22 miles with 1,550 S kofi e ld Pa rk L oop wit h G ibra lt a r R oa d C lim b Approximately 35 miles with 4,100 Following a delicious breakfast, we'll head out for a full day of exploring the American Riviera. Pedaling along the beach, you' ll enjoy the ref reshing coastal breeze bef ore heading up State Street toward Skof ield Park. You' ll pass by Santa Barbara's most famous cultural and historic landmark, the Old Mission, as you head toward the mountains. If you are up for a serious climb, take on the famed Gibraltar Road, snaking high above the coastline and providing eagle-eye views of the ocean and city below. The views continue to be dazzling as we descend back into town where you are free to enjoy lunch at a cafe of your choosing. We highly recommend you top it off with an espresso from our friends at Handlebar Coffee Roasters. This evening, we ll go out in style with a farewell social hour and dinner at Blackbird, one of Santa Barbara' s best new restaurants. Hotel Californian Breakfast Social Hour Dinner 5 H ope R a nc h L oop Approximately 17 miles with 730 It s our last Santa Barbara morning, so make sure you drink it all in. Soak up the last rays of sunshine by the beach, the hotel pool, or spin some miles on the bike. If you prefer to ride, we'll take you through Hope Ranch, a prestigious nook of Santa Barbara, and enjoy the seaside bike path one last time. You' ll then have a chance to freshen up and check out of your room before shuttling to the airport. Breakfast WHAT'S INCLUDED For us, the details matter most Every moment of a Trek Travel bike trip has more than you could have ever dreamed. More romance. More scenery. More choice. It's the little additions to every Trek Travel cycling vacation that make it truly special. And that's how we help you creat e more memories. What's Included

6 4 nights of accommodation at handpicked hotels Two experienced guides t o provide local knowledge, support, and camaraderie Daily route support with both guides and our support van Daily breakfast, 2 lunches and 3 dinners 2 social hours of drinks and hors d'oeuvres Ride a Trek Domane SL 7, Trek's newest Electric-Assist, or a Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid Up to three daily route options on riding days Snacks and drinks for each day's ride Trek Travel Bont rager cycling jersey and socks t o keep Trek Travel water bottles to keep Each bike is equipped with a Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer, flat pack, front and rear Bontrager Flare R lights, a Bont rager saddle and pedals (Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mount ain pedals, caged or flat pedals) All gratuities for drivers, local experts and hospitality staff All luggage t ransfers and t ransport at ion during your t rip A personalized photobook of your trip Entrance fees for all activities, private tours and events Gear Trek Domane SL 7 carbon road bike with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting or Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid bike Trek Electric Assist XM700+ also available in a limited quantity Trek Travel Bont rager cycling jersey and socks t o keep Trek Travel water bottles to keep Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mount ain pedals, caged or flat pedals Bont rager helmet and saddle Bontrager front and rear Flare R lights and a flat pack Garmin Edge 1030 GPS comput er Upgrade your bike to include carbon wheels (+$200) Coupon valued up to $500 off a new Trek Bicycle. Your coupon will be delivered via prior to your trip. You may bring your own pedals and saddle on the trip. Your guides will install your gear on the first day during your bike fit. T HANK YOUR GUIDES, BY T IPPING Grat uit ies for your Trek Travel guides are not included in your t rip price. We recommend t ipping % of your t rip price for the guide team. Local currency is preferred and unless you want to tip separately, guides will divide tips amongst t hemselves. Please t ip your guides at your discret ion, based on t heir level of professionalism, guest care and service. What s Not Included Airfare and transportation to and from the trip pick-up/drop-off locations Lodging before and after the trip Personal it ems purchased during t he t rip Opt ional act ivit ies not scheduled by Trek Travel On select trips some meals are not included. On these trips, Trek Travel invites you to explore the local cuisine at your leisure. HOTELS OJAI VALLEY INN O J AI, CALI F O R N I A From former military barracks to a count ry club host ing Hollywood's most glamorous elit e, Ojai Valley Inn is your source of inspiration, rest, and relaxation. With over 200 acres of beaut ifully manicured grounds, a lavish spa and expert ly designed golf course, plus many more amenit ies, t his impeccable resort has won a host of awards HOT EL CALIFORNIAN SAN TA B AR B AR A, CALI F O R N I A New Ho t el in ! Flourish. Romance. Panoramic coast al views. This hotel may be called the Californian, but it's pure Santa Barbara from its Funk Zone location to its two signature rest aurant s. You'll lavish in every luxurious touch, whether it's taking a break on the rooftop pool with a panoramic view of the palm trees

7 such as Conde Nast Traveller's Gold List, and Top 100 Resort Spa in t he US, Travel and Leisure's World's Best Hot els, and it has won AAA's Five Diamond Resort Award 9 years in a row! Ojai Valley Inn will easily become your favorit e oasis. and Pacific shoreline or t reat ing your skin to a decadent purist oil blend at t he surreal spa. This is truly one of the most impressive, incredible hot el opt ions we've ever offered. The rooms are a magical mix of Spanish Colonial Revival archit ect ure and Moroccan flourishes, wit h modern t ouches from celebrit y designer Mart yn Lawrence Bullard. And even t he facade tells a special story, with history dating back to the original 1925 hotel itself. Will it make you fall in love with the city? No doubt. Will you want to leave and actually see the sights? That might be up for debate. MEETING & DEPARTING How To Get There We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-relat ed delays. We recommend flying int o Sant a Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Golet a, approximat ely 8 miles from downtown Santa Barbara. From just outside baggage claim you can take a cab to the meeting location. Cab rides from the airport to downt own will cost approximat ely $50. You may contact S R Transportation at to prearrange a taxi. Please be sure to mention that you are a guest of Trek Travel. Due to better connections from most major cities, you may alternatively fly into Los Angeles (LAX) and take the Santa Barbara Airbus to Santa Barbara. Visit for more informat ion. Alt ernat ively, you may book a private car service through S R Transportation at for approximat ely $200 one way. Again, please be sure to mention that you are a guest of Trek Travel. Meeting Time And Location Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the Hotel Californian (6 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101) at 11:00 AM on the first day of the trip. Once everyone has arrived, t he group will t ransfer approximat ely 45 minut es t o Ojai, California. If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an a week before the trip start with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, the Ojai Valley Inn ( ), and leave a message with your expect ed arrival t ime and cont act det ails. Departing Time And Location You will say farewell t o your guides at 11:00 AM at t he Hot el Californian where you will take a private shuttle to Santa Barbara's Municipal Airport to arrive at approximately 11:15 AM. From the airport you may catch a flight to your next destination, pick up a rental car, or take a taxi to meet the Santa Barbara airbus in Goleta. If you are flying out today, please do not book a flight before 1:00 PM. HOTEL CALIFORNIAN Before & After: Santa This hotel may be called the Californian, but it's pure Santa Barbara from its Funk Zone location to its two signature restaurants. You'll lavish in every

8 Barbara, California Santa Barbara is a lively cosmopolitan city with plenty of opport unit ies for shopping, night life, and out door recreat ion. You can also explore some of sout hern California's ot her coast al cit ies, including Vent ura, Onxard, and Los Angeles, which is locat ed approximat ely 90 minut es south of Santa Barbara. We recommend t he following accommodat ions for your pre and post-trip hotel: luxurious touch, whether it's taking a break on the rooftop pool with a panoramic view of the palm trees and Pacific shoreline or treating your skin to a decadent purist oil blend at the surreal spa. The rooms are a magical mix of Spanish Colonial Revival archit ect ure and Moroccan flourishes, wit h modern t ouches from celebrit y designer Mart yn Lawrence Bullard. And even the facade tells a special story, with history dating back to the original 1925 hot el it self. hehot elcalifornian.com ~$350 INN OF THE SPANISH GARDEN Located in downtown Santa Barbara in the Presidio District, this adobe-style resort has all t he modern amenit ies including a heat ed pool, relaxing gardens, and a beautiful courtyard for unwinding. State Street, with its worldrenowned culinary scene and shopping, is just t hree blocks away. ~$350 HOTEL MILO The colorful grounds of Hot el Milo blend beach-chic décor and classic Spanish Colonial archit ect ure in an enviable wat erfront locat ion. This cozy property is located just a short walk from the Marina, Stearns Wharf, State Street and many other Santa Barbara attractions and activities. Open your windows or sit in the courtyard or a poolside cabana to take in the refreshing sea breeze and the vibrant atmosphere along the oceanfront of this wonderful city. elmilosant abarbara.com ~$200 * Hotels listed above are loc al properties we love. We do not have spec ial rates available. FAQS What Are The Daily Rides Like? Rider Type 2 - Recreational Average Daily Mileage 23 Terrain Undulat ing Average Daily Elevat ion 1,136 feet Total Miles 116 Tot al Elevat ion 5,680 feet Averages and totals are calculated from our "Today s Ride" opt ions. The terrain is widely varied, from flat, oceanside riding t o rolling hills, and the steeper climbs around Sant a Barbara and Ojai. The routes are designed so the harder riding is available on avid rout es and the shorter rides feature the least hilly terrain. Ojai to Santa Barbara is best suited for our Type 2 Riders. Our Trek Travel guides What are the options for a non-rider travel companion? On most Trek Travel trips, we offer non-riding options for riders who want to take the afternoon off, or travel companions who want to spend little or no time in the saddle. Some of these options may need to be scheduled before your trip please contact one of our Trip Consultants for more information. Expenses and/or related transportation to these activities may not be included in the trip price. Some non-riding options on this trip are: Olive Oil Tast ing Wine Tasting Spa Trip Changes See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacat ions, Trek Travel st rives t o find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.

9 can also easily accommodat e Type 1 Riders, who seek less mileage or fewer uphills, with a boost in the van. Those who wish to ride every mile but are concerned about t heir physical ability may want to try our electric bike option you still get a workout but can climb alongside even t he st rongest rider. Type 3 Riders will enjoy the extra mileage the avid route options offer.