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Tour code: Tr1.4.RoRc
Departure: Cluj-Napoca

Motorcycle Riding Centre Carpathian Mountains
Cluj-Napoca - Transylvania departure

 

Highlights

highlightsTransfagarasan – the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists

Transalpina one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains (2 145m above sea level)

Sighisoara Medieval Citadel one of Europe’s most beautiful and inhabited fortified cities with a UNESCO World Heritage status.


Turzii’s Gorges the most important reservation of the Sunset Mountains

Scarisoara Glacier Cavethe biggest cave of this kind in Romania

 

Day by day itinerary:

Day 1,Cluj Napoca - Turda

About 40 km - 1hrs

Welcome to Transylvania. Meet our English speaking guide at the airport and transfer to Turda for dinner and accommodation in a 4* Hotel.


Day 2, Turda – Cheile Turzii – Belis – Turda  Riding Center Turda 2
About 205 km – 6hrs riding
A ride in the mountains today starting with a visit at the Turda Salt Mines, with impressive halls named after kings and queens. Turzii’s Gorges, the most important reservation of the Sunset Mountains are your next destination. Continue riding to Belis Lake, where, if you are lucky to get a dry summer season, the ruins of a 14 century church can be seen emerging out from the cold waters. Spend the evening in Turda, dinner and accommodation.

 

Day 3, Turda – Bilea Lac – Turda, Transfagarasan Road
About 425 km – 7 hrs riding
Enjoy an amazing ride on Transfaragasan Road (2,034 meters altitude), the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists. The second highest road in Romania, the Transfagarasan was built between 1970 and 1974 as a military route, by communist dictator Ceausescu (after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968). The road snakes up the tallest peaks of the Carpathians. Accommodation and dinner in Turda.


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Day 4, Turda – Medias – Sighisoara – Turda
About 280 km – 5 hrs ridingRiding Center Turda 3
Ride to Medias to become acquainted with a unique artist, the only one in the world who uses spider webs for his paintings. The next stop of your Romania travel is Biertan, with its impressive fortified church. Drive to Sighisoara, the best preserved and still inhabited medieval citadel in Europe and a UNESCO heritage site, but probably most important for you it is Vlad Dracula's birth place!
TIP: For your lunch we recommend ‘Vlad Dracul’s House’, the very place where Dracula was born, turned today into an exquisite restaurant wherein you can find frescoes dating back to the 14th century.
Evening in Turda, dinner and accommodation.

 

Day 5, Turda – Scarisoara – Turda, Sunset Mountains
About 230 km – 4h30min riding
Ride to Sighisoara Glacier Cave along Ariesului Valley River. The Sunset Mountains will reward you with traditional villages, winding roads, and breathtaking scenery. Visit Scarisoara Glacier Cave, the biggest cave of this kind in Romania, with a mass of ice of 75.000 mc. Return to Turda for dinner and accommodation.


Day 6, Turda – Rinca – Turda, Transalpina RoadRiding CenterTurda 4
About 400 km – 7hrs riding
Ride to Alba Iulia Citadel, a fortress with seven bulwarks, a star shaped citadel, common to Vauban fortresses. An incredible ride for you – Transalpina Road, one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains and the highest mountain road in Romania. With its highest point at Urdele Pass – 2,145m above sea level, the road is also called The King's Road by the locals, the road was built under the rule of King Carol II of Romania and rebuilt during World War II by German troops. Accommodation and dinner in Turda.

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Day 7, Turda – Cluj Napoca
Say good bye to Transylvania. Transfer to Cluj Napoca Airport to catch your flight back home.

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Price and Departure


Departure date
Price per person
(2 persons to one double room)
Single room supplement
Availability

7 day tour. Departure from Cluj Napoca Airport, 15:00 (GMT+02:00)

Rider with
BMW G650GS

US$ 2079/ £ 1329/
CA$ 2069/ AU$ 2019/
€ 1539*

US$ 199/ £ 129/ CA$ 199/ AU$ 189/
€ 149*

Available on request

Rider with
BMW F800GS

US$ 2489/ £ 1589/
CA$ 2479/ AU$ 2419/
€ 1839*

US$ 199/ £ 129/ CA$ 199/ AU$ 189/
€ 149*

Available on request

Rider with
BMW R1200GS

US$ 2489/ £ 1589/
CA$ 2479/ AU$ 2419/
€ 1839*

US$ 199/ £ 129/ CA$ 199/ AU$ 189/
€ 149*

Available on request

passanger

US$ 1539/ £ 989/
CA$ 1529/ AU$ 1499/
€ 1139*

US$ 199/ £ 129/ CA$ 199/ AU$ 189/
€ 149*

Available on request

*price in £ and $ for guidance only, all payments will be taken in €.

** A minimum of 6 people is required

Price includes:
English speaking guide, motorcycle enthusiast
Accommodation: 6 nights of accommodation in a 4* Hotel
Meals: 6 breakfasts and 6 dinners
Transportation: BMW motorcycle depending on the model chosen, comprehensive insurance
Not included: gasoline, parking fees, lunches, flight and airport taxes, beverages and other not mentioned. Tourist attractions are presented as recommendations only and are not included in the price.

Special notes & info
Duration of the tour: 7 days
Riding days: 5 days
Total distance: Approximately 1730 km/ 1075 miles
Skill level: intermediate
Lodging type: good quality Hotels
Rides: on paved roads as well as on sections of gravel roads
What to bring: Complete motorcycle gear with integral or flip up helmet

 

 

 

 

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Testimonials

… and to all thinking about this trip. GO, it was brilliant last year. The organizers made a real effort to make us welcome and provide a good tour and they didn't disappoint.
Mark Preston, UK


Alin -Thank you for showing us Romania. You are a great ambassador for your country!
The Three Mikes & Bert, Canberra, Australia

 

Alin, group leader says:
I generally love to ride for the feeling of freedom and for the pleasure of traveling in nature. Particularly this tour contains the most special routes for a motorcyclist.

 

Price and Departure
Special notes & info

 



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