Basic information about local customs, money and exchange information, information about tipping, local business hours, local emergency contacts, post offices contacts, useful sentences to help you to get by with the local language, weather information, food advise, safety measures.
A complete guide describing all the stages, the tracks, and information about hotels including contacts. Know the distances, the climbing, the history, viewing sites, points of interest, and water points.
A complete packing list, and a list of the gear you will be provided with.
On bike tours information about the bike you will be riding, along with a set of texts that will remind you on how to fix a flat tire, repair a broken chain (must know on a self-guided tour, although everything will be explained and covered in the briefing given to you upon your arrival).
Suggestions in case you are bringing your own bike, and tips about mechanics and on how to handle a bike during a long tour.
Arrival information: meeting point, local contact (name of the guide and phone number).