MOTORCYCLE TOURS

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION

Terms of Participation


Our Adventure Tours are organized by the experienced staff of Mythical Routes. Always remember that this is not a sporting event or a competition race or rally. Mythical Routes cannot be held responsible for delays, modifications, partial or total cancellations, restrictions imposed by local, departmental, and regional authorities, or by serious climatic or external events (strikes, attacks, war, etc.). Mythical Routes is covered in civil liability for this event, but it is important to clarify that all participants (whoever they may be) are covered by their insurance.

Rider Requirements


  1. The minimum participation age is 18 years if riding your own motorcycle or 25 years if renting a motorcycle.
  2. All riders must have their valid identification documents and EU valid motorcycle Driving License (or International Licence for US citizens).
  3. All riders must be insured in Civil Liability, have the assistance included in their motorcycle insurance contract, and ride in compliance with the national Highway Codes.
  4. All riders must be equipped with ECE approved riding gear (helmet, gloves, jacket, pants, boots).

Own-vehicle requirements


  1. All participants must have a valid motorcycle license and have the legal administrative documents concerning their vehicles.
  2. Except for vehicles of the organization, our adventure motorcycle tours are not open to motorized vehicles with more than 2 wheels.
  3. Our routes use sections of unpaved roads and are designed for dual-sport and adventure motorcycles with a recommended cylinder capacity greater than 600cc and with a minimum fuel range of 200km.
  4. If riding your own motorcycle, it must be equipped with DOT-approved adventure tires (off-road use). You must be equipped with spare tubes and tools in the event of a flat tire (even motorcycles with tubeless tires). The organization, tour guides, and crew are not responsible for fixing flats of caring spares or tools for this purpose.
  5. Our routes also use lanes open to traffic, so if riding your own motorcycle, it must be fully compliant with the regulations in force, particularly about noise and the presence of mirrors, turn signals, license plate standards, etc.

 Disclaimer Form (Agreement for Participation)


1. I agree that I am fully aware of the perils and fully accept responsibility for all risks entailed with motorcycle riding and I further agree that on Adventure Tours with Mythical Routes risks or dangers can’t be excluded, even with the highest diligence from Mythical Routes (hereinafter the “Company”). There are additional dangers and risks, including the following:

  1. The danger of damage caused by the negligence or incompetence of other riders and their failure to control their motorcycle as well as the incapability of riding a motorcycle off-road, sometimes even in heavy terrain, as there is a high possibility of damage or accident.
  2. The danger related to or arising from range exercises, natural or manmade conditions, wildlife, domestic animals, vehicular traffic, injury or death from falling, hitting manmade or natural obstacles such as trees or rocks, getting lost, and being exposed to the elements.
  3. There are trails of scaled difficulty from areas that are consisted of deep canyons and narrow passes, sharp rocks, trees, holes and indentations, walls and relics, and further, to hazardous soil, which may be difficult to spot at once.
  4. Communication is difficult in some areas especially in rocky or mountain areas so contact could be lost for short periods.
  5. The weather conditions can be extreme or change quickly and radically and sometimes may be unpredictable. The dangers under these riding conditions are part of our Tours.
  6. If the Client causes the motorbike to be retained or embargoed, all costs will be payable by the Client, including any losses to the Company whilst the motorbike is immobilized.
  7. All fines, judicial costs, etc., derived from any form of traffic infraction or other, which are against the motorbike, the Company or the Client, and caused by the Client during the period of this contract, will be payable by the Client except when caused by the Company.

2. I clearly understand, acknowledge and accept that if I am injured or incapacitated during the ride, it may be difficult or impossible to get required medical attention or transportation to me in time to avoid physical injury or even death.

3. I accept all these dangers and risks on the tours with and particularly the risk of injury, demise, damage, or loss of property.

4. Any liability of Mythical Routes or the tour guides is excluded for material damage or damage to others, if caused by myself, except if these damages are covered by the liability insurance prescribed by the regulations. In any case, the scope of the claim is limited to the extent of the insurance cover in the precise cause.

5. I clearly understand, acknowledge, and accept that insurance coverage does not apply to dirt roads (gravel roads) and off-road riding.

6. I accept in any case not to prosecute Mythical Routes or the tour guides and staff.

7. It’s solely my duty to certify, that I have the necessary background, skills, and ability on an adequate level to manage the trails and routes following the tour guides. I am cognizant of the specific dangers and risks on the tours and I participate in my own risk.

8. I agree to wear and use full personal protective equipment during riding.

9. I further agree to abide by all rules and instructions given to me verbally or in writing by Mythical Routes representatives. I knowingly assume full responsibility for the consequences, good or bad, of attempting any training activity, including but not limited to riding, drills, maneuvers, trail rides, or tests of any sort.

10. I agree to provide sufficient insurance to cover any potential property damage or bodily harm that I may cause to myself or others and promise to maintain such insurance throughout my stay.

11. The liability of Mythical Routes and their partners and staff on behalf of damages that I may sustain during the tour is limited on the package of the tour price, under the condition that the damage is caused.

12. It is further understood and agreed that I hereby expressly and irrevocably waive all legal, administrative, or equitable causes of action of any sort against Mythical Routes I agree that such waiver binds myself and my family, and any all others who make claims on my behalf.

13. I hereby agreed that Mythical Routes may use my name and address as well as all photos, films, and other images for marketing purposes, which is possible to be taken during the entire tour.

14. I agree to not operate any motorcycles or other equipment, fixed or movable until I fully and completely understand all operational features and safety regulations and precautions. The motorbike must be in the same condition at the time of collection as it was at the time of delivery.

15. I further agree not to operate Mythical Routes equipment if I am under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or anything else that could impair my faculties and judgment.

Down Payments


  1. A deposit payment amounting to 30% of the total travel cost is due immediately after receiving the travel confirmation and the risk coverage certificate. The deposit payment is to be paid to the business account of the tour operator, or by other payment methods offered by the tour operator and will be credited towards the total travel costs.
  2. The remaining balance of the total travel cost is, as far as the risk coverage certificate has been delivered and nothing else has been agreed upon in individual cases, to be paid until 30 days prior to the commencement of the journey if the conduct of the journey is certain. The remaining balance has to be received by the tour operator unsolicited. Decisive for the timely manner of the payment is the credit entry thereof on the account of the tour operator.
  3. For short-term registrations less than two weeks prior to the commencement of the journey, the total price is due immediately after receiving the risk coverage certificate and has to be paid to the tour operator.
  4. Failure to perform the payment of the deposit and/or the remaining balance has no effect on the effectiveness of the travel contract. As far as the tour operator is willing and able to deliver the service, there is no entitlement to the travel service without completion of the payment of the remaining balance. An exception arises for legally or contractually agreed upon rights of retention of the client.
  5. If the total price has not been paid although it was due and the tour operator has set a time limit, the tour operator may decline the performance of the journey and charge the client with cancellation fees.

Cancellation Policy


  1. The client can withdraw from the travel contract at any time prior to the commencement of the journey by issuing a declaration towards the tour operator. Decisive is the access to the letter of resignation by the tour operator. The client is recommended to declare the withdrawal in writing.
  2. In the case of withdrawal by the client, the tour operator is entitled to lump-sum indemnities considering normally saved expenses and possible other utilization of the travel services.
  3. Therefore, the following charges apply:
    - up to the 30th day before the start of the journey: 30%.
    - until the 15th day before the start of the journey: 40%.
    - up to the 7th day before the start of the journey: 60%.
    - up to the 3rd day before the start of the journey: 80%.
    - from the 2nd day before the start of the trip and in case of no-show: 90%.
  4. The client is permitted to prove to the tour operator that he encountered no or fewer costs than the applied lump-sum fee. In this case, the client is only obliged to pay for the encountered costs.
  5. The tour operator reserves the right to charge the client with higher compensation in individual cases, according to the costs it encountered, concretely named, and proofed. Charged transfer fees may apply and differ in each bank or payment method. Our company holds no responsibility in this matter.

KTM Adventure Rally Terms


  1. Full payment is due immediately after receiving the KTM Rally spot & KTM motorcycle availability confirmation and has to be paid to the tour operator (Mythical Routes). The payment is to be paid to the business account of the tour operator, or by other payment methods offered by the tour operator.
  2. If the total price has not been paid although it was due, the tour operator may decline the performance of the tour and charge the client with cancellation fees.
  3. The client can withdraw from the KTM Adventure Rally contract at any time prior to the commencement of the journey by issuing a declaration towards the tour operator. Decisive is the access to the letter of resignation by the tour operator. The client is recommended to declare the withdrawal in writing.
  4. In the case of withdrawal by the client, the tour operator is entitled to lump-sum indemnities considering normally saved expenses, including loss of contracts due to the limited availability of the KTM Adventure Rally, and possible other utilization of the travel services.
  5. Therefore, the following charges apply:
    - up to the 60th day before the start of the KTM Adventure Rally: 50%.
    - from the 59th day before the start of the KTM Adventure Rally and in case of no-show: 100% (no refund).
  6. The client is not permitted to prove to the tour operator that he encountered no or fewer costs than the applied lump-sum fee, due to contract loss because of the limited availability of the KTM Adventure Rally.
  7. The tour operator reserves the right to charge the client with higher compensation in individual cases, according to the costs it encountered, concretely named, and proofed. Charged transfer fees may apply and differ in each bank or payment method. Our company holds no responsibility in this matter.
  8. In the case of total cancellation by the tour operator, the total travel costs will be refunded. Mythical Routes is not responsible for cancellations caused by third party rally/event organizers like KTM Adventure Rally organizers, etc.

Motorcycle Rental Terms


  1. KTM motorcycle rentals used in unpaved/off-road tracks are exclusively available for participation in our guided adventure tours.
  2. All riders must be over 25 years old and holders of an EU or International Drivers license for over 2 years. US citizens must provide an International Driver license since US licenses are not adequate for insurance claims inside the European Union.
  3. All riders must be privately insured with Civil Liability, and be equipped with ECE approved riding gear at all times (helmet, gloves, jacket, pants, boots).
  4. All riders must ride in compliance with the national Highway Codes. By renting a motorcycle from us, the rider accepts full responsibility for all Parking violations and Driving violation penalties that could result from his bad use of such motorcycles.
  5. Motorcycles used in mixed, unpaved, and/or off-road tracks are not covered by any insurance under Greek law. When participating in our adventure/off-road tours, the rider is entirely responsible for any damage caused to the motorcycle he is riding and any other person or vehicle he might crash.
  6. All motorcycle booking arrangements require a non-refundable 30% deposit Down Payment. The deposit payment is to be paid to the business account of the tour operator, or by other payment methods offered by the tour operator and will be credited towards the total rental costs. The remaining balance of the total motorcycle rental cost is to be paid until 30 days before the commencement of the journey if the conduct of the journey is certain.
  7. All motorcycle rentals require a refundable Warranty Damage Deposit up to €3000 (depending on motorcycle model) to be paid until 30 days before the commencement of the journey. The warranty damage deposit payment is to be paid to the business account of the tour operator and will be fully refunded after the motorcycle gets inspected and shows no mechanical or cosmetical failure caused by the rider.
  8. All motorcycles are maintained and serviced by authorized dealers only. The tour operator or the tour guides are not responsible for any unpredicted vehicle mechanical breakdown of such motorcycles during a self-guided or guided tour.
  9. In the event of an unpredicted vehicle mechanical breakdown, while participating in an off-road route, the rider is expected to move the vehicle to a paved road where it can be picked up by the roadside assistance or by the organization company. If such a motorcycle is abandoned in unpaved routes, forest roads, or single trails, the client will be charged with extra Off-road Recovery Services up to €5000, depending upon recovery difficulty and hazard.
  10. All off-road aftermarket accessories installed on our motorcycles are CE approved or TUV approved. Mythical Routes is not responsible for testing such certifications.
  11. All motorcycles are delivered with a full tank. All motorcycles are expected to return with a full tank, or the client will be charged a €40 cost for Refueling Service.

Image rights


Mythical Routes uses professional video and photography agents and uses the images obtained for its communication. Also, journalists may be present to cover the event and publish reports on various media. By registering, the participants accept without compensation of possibly appearing in the various videos and photos relating to Mythical Routes.