Transylvania Mountains Tour - 7 days

Distance: 1037 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
  • Slanic Prahova Salt Mine – The biggest Salt Mine in Europe
  • Rasnov Citadel – One of Romanian’s collection of fortified Castle build in 1211by the by Teutonic Knights
  • Black Church Brasov – One of the oldest church in Romania which went through a fire in the middle age
  • Citadel Valley Cave – One of the most beautiful caves in Romania; in the summer you may listen to classical concerts inside the cave
  • Dracula Castle - The most famous Castle in Romania due to “Count Dracula’ Legend of Vampires”
  • Old City of Brasov – A historical city located in the heart of the mountains
  • 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


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: 5

 

Transylavia Mountains Tour Map

 

Calendar 2018:
May 2018 – October 2018

Included services
» Usage of a BMW Motorcycle
» GPS
» Maps, detailed itinerary
» Hotel information
» All accommodations with breakfast (6 nights)
» 3*,4*and 5* boutique central location hotels
» Unlimited mileage
» Airport transfers
» Helmets
» Wi-Fi during the entire trip

 

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
  • 1055
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1096
  • Riding a BMW 650 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 1525
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1055
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1096
  • Riding a BMW 700 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 1525
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1055
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1096
  • Riding a BMW 800 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 1525
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS and sharing a double room
  • 1156
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS and staying in a single room
  • 1206
  • Riding a BMW 1200 GS sharing a double room couple
  • 1635

     


    DAY 1 - Bucharest arrival - visiting Bucharest
    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 in the heart of the Lipscani area, the historical part of the city.

    DAY 2
    Today you will 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. Cheia Pass is one of the most famous passes in Romania but not very well known by foreigners.

     

    On the way, you may visit the biggest salt mine in Europe, Slanic Prahova. The Salt Mine stands today for one of the most important watering and climatic resorts in Romania, situated between the Prahova Valley, 53.000 sqm wide and 208 m deep.
    After breathing the amazing salt air, you have the chance to 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.

     

    You will continue your ride towards an old medieval city, walk on the narrowest street in the Europe and admire the gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture of the old buildings, as well as the wealth of historical attractions of one of the most visited places in Romania.

     

    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.

     

    You continue your 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. Just nearby is the famous Citadell Valey Cave where you might have the chance to listen to a clasical concert inside.

     

    After visiting the medieval citadel, you ride your 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. Formerly the centre of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by Forbes.
    Visit  the historical city, visit the highlights of the city and enjoy the most relaxing holiday atmosphere.

    DAY 4
    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. 

     

    You will ride your motorcycle in the middle of the mountains where the sky meets the peaks and of course, in the middle of them, the most beautiful lake where you can swim and relax.

    You will come back to the old city and just relax for the rest of an amazing day!

    DAY 5
    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.
    Stop on the way to Ranca Ski Resort and relax on the at 1600 m altitude.

    You spend the night in a cozy and beautiful location in the middle of the mountains.

    DAY 6

    You may visit today the Peștera Muierilor (Romanian for "The Woman's Cave"), which is an elaborate cave system located in the Baia de Fier commune, Gorj County, Romania. It contains abundant cave-bear remains, as well as a human skull. The skull is radiocarbon dated to 30,150 ± 800, indication an absolute age between 40,000 and 30,000 BP. It was uncovered in 1952.

     

    Right beside Peștera Muierilor we recommend you to visit the Polovragi Monastery, the most famous monastery in the region

     

    Continue your ride to Horezu town, it is well known for its people who make pottery and present it at an annual fair. There are special traditions which have been well preserved.
    And ride your motorcycle towards Bucharest through a perfect motorcycle road and cross villages on the well known Black Hill, a hill full of serpentines, forests and lakes.

    DAY 7 - Bucharest departure

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