Best of Carpathian Mountains Tour – 8 days

Distance:1195 km

Highlights:

  • Palace of the Parliament - The second largest building in the world after Pentagon
  • Cheia Pass – 115 km of an amazing road inside the mountains
  • Rasnov Citadel – One of Romanian’s collection of fortified Castle build in 1211 by the by Teutonic Knights
  • Citadel Valley Cave – One of the most beautiful caves in Romania; in the summer you may listen to classical concerts inside the cave
  • Rucar - Bran pass – Has the most spectacular natural views in Romania
  • Fagaras Citadel – An historical monument surrounded by a defensive moat, where today tourists can ride the boats
  • Dracula Castle - The most famous Castle in Romania due to “Count Dracula’ Legend of Vampires”
  • Transfagarasan Famous Pass – Is according to Top Gear:” The most beautiful road in the world”
  • Balea Lake – A glacier lake inside the mountains at 2034 m altitude
  • Old City of Sibiu – An historical city designated in 2007 the “European Capital of Culture “
  • The Village Museum – One of the most beautiful museums in Romania
  • Transalpina Famous Pass – The highest and longest Pass in Romania perfect for motorcycle riding !
  • Ranca Resort – Ski resort located in the middle of the mountains
  • Woman’s Cave – The biggest cave in Romania
  • Wine Tasting at one of the most beautiful Wineries in Romania 5* location
  • Spending one night in a 5* Manor – in the middle of 60 ha of grapes
  • Riding the motorcycles on a hill surrounded by 60 ha of grapes


Riding hours: 5 to 7
Tour Grading: Moderate
Average km per Day: 250 km
Nearest airport: Henri Coanda Bucharest
Start/Finish: Bucharest
Rest Day: Bucharest and Sibiu
Riding days: 5

 

Best of Carpathian Mountains Tour Map

 

Calendar 2018: Availability:
June 30th - July 7th Open
July 14th - July 21st Open
July 28th - August 4th Open
September 1st - September 8th Open
September 15th - September 22nd Open

 

Included services
» Experienced Guide on motorcycle
» Usage of the latest model of BMW Motorcycle
» BMW Mechanic on spot
» Helmets
» GPS
» Back up motorcycle
» Wi-Fi during the entire trip
» Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
» Third party liability insurance for motorcycles
» Support van for luggage transportation and space for passengers during the entire tour
» Maps, detailed itinerary
» Hotel information
» All accommodations with breakfast (7 nights)
» 1 accommodation in a 5* Manor
» Wine tasting in one of the most beautiful winery in Romania
» One traditional dinner
» Unlimited mileage
» Airport transfers


Services not included:
» All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature.

 

Tour Prices



Bike model / room type Cost (€)
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1555
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1695
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 2030
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1555
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1695
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 2030
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1555
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1695
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 2030
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1675
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1815
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 2150

     


    During the eight days tour of the beautiful Carpathian Mountains, you will be accompanied by an experienced guide, who will also be giving you tips about riding safely and efficiently in all situations.

    The route we have planned will criss-cross through the Southern Carpathians, going through the famous Transfagarasan Road and Transalpina Pass, both reaching altitudes of over 2.000 m, with the assorted breathtaking sceneries. The route is superb and challenging and will undoubtedly make for unforgettable memories. The route will include visits to the picturesque old cities of Sibiu and the famous castle of Dracula.

    We only plan life time experiences!

    DAY 1 - Bucharest arrival
    Welcome to Bucharest!

    We prepared for you a visit to the Palace of the Parliament, the second largest building in the world after Pentagon. Or you can just walk in the old center where your hotel is located, taste a Romanian wine and feel the spirit of the people and the city!

    You will spend the night in the most beautiful hotel in Bucharest, Cismigiu Hotel located exactly in the heart of the Lipscani area, the historical part of the city.

    DAY 2
    Today we will start our journey to the Carpathian Mountains! We have chosen for you a perfect motorcycle ride through the mountain with serpentines and a splendid view of Rucar - Bran Pass. Rucar-Bran Pass is one of most famous passes in Romania, also known as “A gate in the Carpathian”.

    We will enjoy a Romanian traditional lunch prepared for you in the heart of the mountains, one of the most delicious traditional lunch you have ever tasted.

    The day ends in Bran, but not before having a traditional Romanian barbeque. Being surrounded by the mountains, Bran is one of the most beautiful Romanian resorts.

     

    DAY 3
    We invite you in the morning to experience the history, the myth, the intrigue and the magic of this wonderful place of Transylvania, the Bran Castle, commonly known as famous Dracula Castle.

    We continue our ride towards a small citadel which has preserved in an exemplary way the features of a small medieval fortified city and it has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
    Should you be much excited today to ride on the famous Transfagarasan Pass, the most wanted road by motorcycle riders all over the world! Transfagarasan Pass crosses the Carpathian Mountains and offers you the most spectacular view in Romania. We will spend the night at the splendid Balea Lake, located in the hearth of the mountain and admire the perfect view!

     

    DAY 4
    We leave behind an amazing place and ride our motorcycle towards one of the most important cultural cities of Romania which was designated, in tandem with Luxembourg an European Capital of Culture for the year 2007. We will ride along Oltului Valley, a place where nature has managed to stay untouched by civilization. We spend the night exactly in the middle of the historical city, visit the highlights of the city and enjoy the most relaxing holiday atmosphere.

    DAY 5
    Rest day in Sibiu.
    Today we will spend the entire day in one of the most beautiful cities in Romania, Sibiu. Formerly the centre of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by Forbes. You may visit in Sibiu the Grand Square, the largest square of the city, and has been the center of the city since the 16th century. 142 m long and 93 m wide, it is one of the largest ones in Transylvania. Take a peak at the Brukenthal Palace, one of the most important Baroque monuments in Romania, lies on the north-western corner of the square.


    DAY 6
    A great day for motorcycle riding is waiting for you on one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains. Full of serpentines, Transalpina Pass, the highest road in Romania with 2100 meters altitude offers you a splendid landscape, a place where you can ride literally above the clouds.

    We will have the chance today to spend the night in a real Manor located in the heart of one of the most beautiful wineries in Romania. Surrounded by vineyards, the 5 stars location offers you a selection of wines starting with Feteasca Regala & Pinot Gri, a unique cuvée made of 30% Fetească Regală 2010 - which was fermented and aged for 9 months in French oak barrels and 70% of Pinot Gris 2011- is the perfect balance between complexity and freshness.
    Beside the vineyard and the winery visit, we organized for you a delicious dinner along with a wine tasting of the most important local wines.

    DAY 7
    We ride our  motorcycles towards Bucharest through a perfect motorcycle road and cross villages, the well known Black Hill, a hill full of serpentines, forests and lakes.

    On the way back you can admire the traditional architecture of the houses.

    DAY 8 - Bucharest departure

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