Transylvania biking tour combines two wonderful biking trails. Bike with your personal guide at the foothills of Carpathians and experience the cultural heritage of Transylvanian Villages. During this biking tour you will discover beautiful countryside, meet welcoming farmers, and learn about old crafts.
Morning or afternoon arrival in Bucharest. Meet your travel guide at the airport. He will transfer you to Bran Village area. In the evening you can have free time to explore the area of Bran or the village where you will be accommodated. If time allows, your mountain guide can drive through the spectacular corridor of Rucar– Bran. Overnight in Bran or Moieciu Village in 3*** guesthouse.
In the morning, after a delicious breakfast you’ll set off for Zarnesti. From here we will take the bikes and explore the foothills of Carpathian Mountains and even some natural wonders of King`s Stone Mountains. We can visit Zarnesti Gorge, a deep and narrow limestone canyon that was formed by the collapse of a cave roof. The limestone here has created a number of caves, many with fascinating tales to tell. The dramatic closing scenes of the “Cold Mountain” were made here within the Piatra Craiului National Park – King`s Stone. Once we reach Magura Village you will be rewarded with magnificent views. This peaceful Transylvanian mountain village is surrounded by mountains: on one side Piatra Craiului Ridge and on the other side Bucegi Mountains. The typical occupations of the villagers are still farming and shepherding. Overnight in Bran Village area.
In the morning you`ll set off for Viscri Village. The transfer from Brasov to Viscri will last for one hour and once we will arrive here we will take the bikes and start one of the most famous biking trail in Transylvania. This bike tour will start from Viscri Village and continue towards Crit Village. We will bike on the asphalt, farming land, and forest roads. After one hour bike we reach Mesendorf Village, where we can take a break and have something to eat and drink. Then we reach the forest road which is very nice in the summer time. We will end the tour after 5 hours in Viscri Village. Once we are back we can visit some old workshops of the blacksmith, tiles maker and even a shepherd house. Transfer back to Bran Village area. Overnight in Bran Village or in the area 3*** hotel or Guesthouse.
Depending on your flight back home, today we can visit the infamous Bran Castle aka Dracula`s Castle and Brasov Medieval town and then set off for airport transfer in Bucharest. Brasov old town has a lot to offer to its tourists. The imposing Black Church is one of the symbol of Brasov but we can visit also the medieval fortification of this Transylvanian famous town. Airport transfer to Bucharest. If time allows we can visit Peles Castle to. The end of fairy tale tour.
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Guaranteed departure schedule: 28.08 - 04.09.2015. Adventure in Transylvania and bear watching takes you to mythical and wild land of Romania and Carpathians Mountains. A trip to this part of the world is to enter a maelstrom of natural sensation.
You will hike in the forested mountains of Transylvania, discover beautiful countryside and explore historic towns reaching, the legendary home of Dracula.
This four days trekking tour of Southern Carpathians starts from Bucharest and can be done from May till November. Visit the natural wonders of Bucegi Mountains and Piatra Mare Mountains in 4 amazing days. Trekking Tour difficulty level is easy to medium.