This is the longest tour we propose that will take us through the most iconic places in Transylvania and the deep wilderness of the Carpathian Mountains.
This is the longest tour we propose and it will take us through the most iconic places Transylvania like Dracula’s Castle, but also into the deep wilderness of the Carpathian Mountains.
Day 1: Pickup at Airport and transfer to the Hotel in Poiana Brasov SE Transylvania, driving through the Carpathian Mountains. We’ll get to know each other while having a traditional dinner at the hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast we’ll start our mountain bike adventure getting to better know the bikes and the terrain around Postavaru Massif. (Moderate trails 30-35 Km, 700+)
Day 3: We will visit Dracula’s Castle and ride 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: After a short drive North West of our hotel, we’ll find ourselves in the wonderful village of Viscri, home of Prince Charles’s rural getaway home. He loves this village so much that he visits four times every year. There is also the longest purpose build mountain bike track in Romania which runs through the most beautiful hills in Transylvania. We will spend the night in the beautiful town of Sighisoara. (Easy-moderate trails 30-50 Km, 400+)
Day 5: We’ll take a break from riding bicycles and instead we will visit Sighisoara on foot, drive to Cluj Napoca and relax for the rest of the day.
Day 6: The hills SE of Cluj Napoca provide the perfect place for endless biking trails. With very little vegetation, riding trails used by shepherds on top of the hills we’ll have a 360 degree picture perfect panoramic view. (Easy-moderate trails 20-30 Km, 400+)
Day 7: After a short drive North East, just by the Ukrainian border we’ll have the opportunity to ride through a couple of traditional villages, visit one of the oldest wooden churches in Romania and take a traditional pottery class. (Easy-moderate trails 30-35 Km, 400+)
Day 8: Vatra Dornei has been our place to stay for the night and after breakfast, just outside town, we’ll ride our bikes by the Neagra Stream, that takes us to the remote village of Sarisoru Mare, a frozen in time village with picturesque hills. (Easy-moderate trails 30-35 Km, 400+)
Day 9: 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. (Easy-moderate trails 35-40 Km, 400+)
Day 10: 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 11: Transfer to Airport