This tour is going to take you from SE Transylvania’s Dracula’s home to the far north of Romania to the painted monasteries of Moldova, riding the best trails in the Carpathian Mountains.
Day 1: Pickup from the airport and transfer to Poiana Brasov, our home for the next 3 nights.
Day 2: We’ll take the cable car to the top of Postavaru Massif and ride down the sky slopes. During warm seasons they become perfect mountain biking trails. This is a huge area we can ride as Poiana Brasov is the biggest ski resort in the country. (Moderate trails 30-35 km, 500+)
Day 3: Drive to the gates of Dracula’s Castle and mountain bike the hills around the castle for an epic adventure where we’ll learn more about the habits and culture of the local people living in the mountain villages outside Dracula’s Castle. (Moderate trails 35-40 km, 900+)
Day 4: We’ll start the day early with a 700 meter descent to Brasov City on a one of a kind, 10 km, very technical single trail. We’ll get to see the city center of this Medieval City and head back towards the hotel onto breathtaking forest trails. (Difficult trails 25-30 km 950+)
Day 5: We will start our journey north to the town of Tusnad, a famous thermal water resort. Located just next to Sfanta Ana Lake, the only crater lake in Romania. The bike trail we’ll ride goes around the lake giving us a 360 degree view of this amazing wonder of nature. (Moderate trails 15-20 km, 500+)
Day 6: We will take a break from riding and relax as we drive further North through the breathtaking and wild landscape of the Carpathian Mountains and visit a couple of the nicest, most colorful Monasteries ever constructed.
Day 7: Wake up in the coquette City of Piatra Neamt. We’ll climb the highest hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and then ride down a ski slope back to the city and around Batca Doamnei Lake. (Moderate trails 40-45 km, 900+)
Day 8: Short drive to Tg Neamt For a triangular mountain bike trail that will take us from Neamt Fortress to Neamt Monastery and the Dragos Voda Buffalo Reservation.
Day 9: Transfer to airport. Have a safe flight home