Half Europe Journey - 16 days

Distance: 3813 km

Highlights:

  • Palace of the Parliament - The second largest building in the world after Pentagon
  • Transfagarasan Famous Pass – Is according to Top Gear:” The most beautiful road in the world”.
  • Vidraru Lake – An amazing glacier lake inside the mountains
  • Transalpina Famous Pass – The highest and longest Pass in Romania perfect for motorcycle riding !
  • Ranca Resort – A ski resort located in the middle of Parang mountains
  • “Column without end” - A masterpiece of famous Constantin Brancusi sculptor
  • Derdap Park Serbia - 640 square kilometers along the Danube
  • Dinaric mountains - 700 km of mountain chain with its highest peak "Lake Crest" of 2,692 m
  • Dubrovnik – A Mediterranean city called "the pearl of the Adriatic"
  • Durmitor Park – A breathtaking park formed by glaciers and traversed by rivers and underground streams
  • Famous Tara Canyon Muntenegro - The longest canyon in Muntenegro and Europe and second longest in the world after Grand Canyon
  • Kapaonik National Park - Special Nature Reserve UVAC with more than 7543 ha of forest
  • Plitvice Croatia - Is considered to be one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe


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
Riding days: 11

 

Half Europe Journey Map

 

Calendar 2017: Availability:
June 27th - July 12th Fully booked
July 25th - August 8th Fully booked
August 5th - August 20th Open
August 29th - September 12th Fully booked
September 19th - October 3rd Fully booked

 


Included services
» BMW Certified Trainer guide on motorcycle
» BMW Mechanic on spot
» Usage of a BMW Motorcycle
» 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 (15 nights)
» All accommodations in 4* and 5* locations
» All Dinners including drinks
» All lunches
» Unlimited mileage
» Airport transfers

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

 

Tour Prices



Bike model / room type Cost (€)
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS and sharing a double room
  • 4503
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS and staying in a single room
  • 4720
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 6038
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS and sharing a double room
  • 4763
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS and staying in a single room
  • 4980
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 6150
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS and sharing a double room
  • 4763
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS and staying in a single room
  • 4980
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 6150
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS and sharing a double room
  • 5156
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS and staying in a single room
  • 5374
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 6232

     


    DAY 1 - Bucharest
    Welcome to Bucharest!
    We prepared for you a visit to the Palace of 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!

    DAY 2
    Today we start your journey to the Carpathian Mountains! We have chosen for you a perfect motorcycle ride through the mountain with serpentines and a splendid view of Cheia Pass. Should you be much excited 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 spend the night in one of the most beautiful cities in Romania!

    DAY 3
    A great day for motorcycle riding is waiting for you on one of the most amazing roads of the Carpathian Mountains. Full of serpentines, Transalpina Pass, the highest road in Romania with 2100 meters altitude offers you a splendid view, a place where you can ride above the clouds.
    We spend the night in an amazing winery, a 5* location in the middle of the grapes enjoying a traditional dinner along with a wine tasting!

    DAY 4
    We leave behind the beautiful winery and we ride our motorcycle towards Danube River; a beautiful scenery between Almajului Mountains on one side and Danube River on the other side. We continue our ride through the mountains, passing the Domogled Mountains and spend the night on the side of Danube, admiring the spectacular view of the mountains and river!

    DAY 5
    We continue our ride through the mountains after passing the border in great Serbia towards Derdap Park, 640 square kilometers along the Danube. The main attraction of the Đerdap National Park's natural beauty is the Đerdap gorge - the famous Iron Gate - the grandiose gateway through the southern slopes of the Carpathian Mountains where the longest and biggest river accumulation in former Yugoslavia is located. The day ends in Kapaonik, the largest mountain range in Serbia also one of the most beautiful ski resorts.

    DAY 6
    We leave behind the beautiful mountains resort and ride our bike through the spectacular Nature Park Golija, a unique and wild place that UNESCO declared in 2001 the First category Park of Nature and the Biosphere Reserve among the World’s Nature Reservations called “Golija-Studenica”, covering 75.183 ha. We continue our ride through Dinaric Alps and spend the night in the city on the highest altitude of the Balkans - 1456 m.

    DAY 7
    We continue our day to famous Durmitor Park with highest mountains peak of 2.522 meters. This breathtaking national park was formed by glaciers and is traversed by rivers and underground streams with dense pine forests interspersed with clear lakes and harboring a wide range of endemic flora. After admiring the amazing landscape and the beauty of Durmitor Park we ride ahead famous Tara Canyon Muntenegro. The longest canyon in Muntenegro and Europe and second longest in the world after Grand Canyon, at 78 kilometers in length and 1,300 meters at its deepest Tara canyon is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a part of Durmitor National Park. We ride our motorcycles in a magical place and just enjoy the perfect scenery of yellow rock and amazing green water that takes your breath away... We will spend the day in beautiful Dubrovnik.

    DAY 8 - Rest day in Dubrovnik

    DAY 9
    Today it is a journey along the sea coast in beautiful Croatia until we will meet the Skadar Lake which is the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula. We will spent the night in Shkoder city, one of the oldest and most historic places in Albania, eat oysters and drink the traditional wine.

    DAY 10
    Continue our journey and ride through the spectacular Erzen valley, enjoying the hills, olive groves, and surrounding mountains.
    Spent the rest of the day in Ohrid city, the largest city on Lake Ohrid . It is notable for once having had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and has been referred to as a "Jerusalem of the Balkans". The city is rich in picturesque houses and monuments, and tourism is predominant. Ohrid is one of only 28 sites that are part of UNESCO's World Heritage that are both Cultural and Natural sites. Ohrid Lake is one of Europe's deepest and oldest lakes, preserving a unique aquatic ecosystem that is of worldwide importance, with more than 200 endemic species.

    DAY 11 - Rest Day in Ohrid

    DAY 12
    Today’s amazing route takes us through the most amazing valley surrounded by limestone mountains!
    Continue your ride to Aminteo, an excellent mountain route pass through the mountains and spend the night in an old city and amazing city of Greece, a city full of history and culture.

    DAY 13
    Ride ahead another spectacular country, Bulgaria. On the way we can admire the spectacular Kerkini lake, a lake with wild birds and fauna. You can also visit the beautiful Melnik city, an architectural reserve and 96 of its buildings are cultural monuments.
    Spent the night in a perfect mountain scenery in the most popular ski resort in Bulgaria.

    DAY 14
    Continue your ride towards another famous resort in Bulgaria, the city which is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture.
    Spend the night inside the mountains, relax and breath the fresh air and enjoy every minute of it!

    DAY 15
    Today is the last day of a wonderful trip. You have the chance to visit the famous Tsarevets Castle, a medieval stronghold located on a hill with the same name, one of the most beautiful castles in Bulgaria. Continue your ride through the mountains towards Bucharest, the capital of Romania. You admire the traditional Romanian houses and the beautiful landscape of the mountains.

    DAY 16 - Departure

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