From Stromness take a round trip to the Island of Hoy via the Hoy Passenger Ferry and stay in Hoy Centre Hostel or Rackwick Hostel. On returning to Stromness take the bus to Kirkwall (15 miles by cycle) Stay at Kirkwall Peedie Hostel or Orcades Hostel
Rousay & Evie Route
From Stromness to Birsay (13 miles by cycle ) and stay in the Birsay Outdoor Centre. Cycle from Birsay to Evie and stay in Howe Bothy (8 miles). Take a return ferry trip to Rousay and stay at Trumland Organic Farm Hostel. Cycle from Evie to Kirkwall (15 miles)
Rousay & Evie Route In Reverse
From Kirkwall, do the reverse trip via Evie, Rousay, Birsay and Stromness. Taking in the Hoy round trip is a further option.
St Margarets Hope Route
From Kirkwall take a round trip to St Margaret’s Hope, and stay at St Margaret’s Hope Backpackers.
Outer Islands Route
From Kirkwall take a trip to the outer islands.Kirkwall - Sanday (Ayres Rock Hostel) and on to North Ronaldsay (Bird Observatory Hostel): take the ferry or fly Loganair.Kirkwall – Westray (The Barn Hostel) and on to Papa Westray (Papa Westray Hostel): take the ferry or fly Loganair.