It takes 50 min drive from Riga old town to Switzerland of Latvia how the city of Sigulda is unofficially called. During the winter, activities like cross country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding take place here but without any doubts Luge and Bobsleigh track is the main attraction. It is one of only 14 tracks used in the World Bobsleigh Championship and is among the longest tracks in Europe - 1420 meters (1550 yards). No prior bobsleigh, luge or skeleton experience is required. There are 3 different options to choose from. Soft Bob reaches speed over 70km/h (45 mi/h), the Olympic Bob reaches speed over 100km/h (60 mi/h). Last 3 seasons we also offer Skeleton Bob for those who want to go down the track with the head first (ideally if you want to record all ride). Afterwards you will have a chance to visit the sightseeing platform for memorable photos. There is a chance to order pizza in advance from a local pizzeria for those who will feel hungry. Then you will be taken back to either your hotel or a local pub in the old town of Riga.
Price: from 45 EUR per person (2 rides on Soft bob) Price: from 60 EUR per person (1 ride on Soft bob and 1 ride on Skeleton Bob) Price: from 80 EUR per person (1 ride on Olympic bob and 1 ride on Soft bob) Price: from 110 EUR per person (1 ride on Olympic bob, 1 ride on Skeleton Bob and 1 ride on Soft bob)
Requirements: • Unfortunately, this adventure is not suitable for anyone with bad back or for pregnant women, any medical conditions or disabilities must indicated at the time of the book as this activity requires significant physical preparedness. • Please note: there should be no alcohol consumed either before or during the experience.