Meals included today: B
If you have selected the Aoraki start point:
From Mt Cook Village you will cycle roughly 2km to the trail start point at White Horse Hill Campground. From here it’s approximately an 8km cycle down to Mt Cook Airfield where you’ll board a helicopter for a short transfer provided by Heliworks (scenic flights can be added (https://www.heliworksmtcook.nz/a2o-bike-transfers-scenic-flight-combos/) across the Tasman River to the Rotten Tommy landing area. After the transfer you’ll continue riding alongside Lake Pukaki enjoying the amazing view before heading across the Pukaki Flats to Twizel where you’ll spend the night.
If you have selected the Tekapo start point:
The alternative start begins just outside Tekapo township and follows the canals. Upon reaching Lake Pukaki, you’ll cycle along the side of the lake, enjoying the amazing view before heading across the Pukaki Flats to Twizel where you’ll spend the night.