6 DAY TOUR – This is Romania!
Do you want a real adventure? This is what you need!
The two highest and most spectacular roads in Romania, caves, old cities, traditional delicious food and great wines are waiting for you.
Distance: 770 km
|Palace of the Parliament|
|Curtea de Arges Monastery|
|Bucharest Old Town|
» Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
» Third-party liability insurance for motorcycles
» We provide maps and a proposed day-by-day ride itinerary as well
» Hotel information
» All accommodations with breakfast (5 nights)
» Unlimited mileage
» Airport transfers
Not included services:
» All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature.
» Guide (available upon request)
We recommend you have your own travel insurance to protect you in case of injury or illness.
During the four-day tour across the beautiful Carpathian Mountains, you will ride on two of the highest and most spectacular roads in Romania; you will visit caves, old cities, taste traditional delicious food and great wines.
DAY 1 – Bucharest Arrival
Welcome to Romania! Prepare yourself for a real adventure. It won’t be an easy route – we will ride on two of the most beautiful and highest roads in Romania.
On the first day, you may choose to visit the Palace of the Parliament – according to the World Records Academy, the Palace of the Parliament is the world’s largest civilian building with an administrative function and the second largest building in the world after The Pentagon in America. Also, it is the most expensive administrative building and the heaviest building in the world.
Or, you may choose to visit the Old Centre of Bucharest – charm, coffee shops, great cuisine, art galleries, lifestyle and beautiful people.
You should also visit the Village Museum – a fascinating outdoor museum, the largest in Europe, surrounded by the largest park in Bucharest – Herastrau.
DAY 2 – Bucharest – Targoviste – Curtea de Arges – Vidraru
Average: 240 km/ 3 h 40 min
Chindiei Tower: the 122 stairs are worth climbing for a breathtaking view of the city of Târgoviște and its surroundings that are revealed from the 27 m height of the tower terrace.
Curtea de Arges – in this city you will find one of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania, a place filled with history and legends.
Vidraru Dam is considered by the specialists a real jewelry of engineering. 42 kilometers of subterranean galleries were drilled, about 1,768,000 cubic meters of hard rocks were excavated (of which one million had to be extracted from the undergrounds), 930,000 cubic meters of concrete were used and 6,300 tons of electromechanical equipment were set up for its construction.
DAY 3 – Transfagarasan – Sibiu
Average: 130 km/ 2 h 30 min
Difficulty: moderate – high
Transfagarasan Road is a spectacular 152 km-stretch road across the Fagaras Mountains. The road climbs to 2,042 meters altitude (starting from the Bâlea Tunnel area), being the 2nd highest mountain pass in Romania after Transalpina whose maximum altitude is of 2,145 meters. The road has 833 culverts and 28 viaducts and many points of interest along the way.
Sibiu – In 2007 Sibiu was declared the European Capital of Culture. Sibiu is a pedestrian-friendly city with two easily accessible levels: the Upper Town, home to most of Sibiu’s historic sights, and the Lower Town, lined with colorful houses on cobblestone streets and bounded by imposing city walls and defense towers overlooking the river Cibin.
DAY 4 – Sibiu – Transalpina – Baia de Fier
Average: 170 km/ 3 h 15 min
Difficulty: moderate – high
Transalpina is the most beautiful and the highest road in Romania. When you will get there, you will understand why.
Women’s Cave – Among the thousands of caves in the Carpathians, only few have been so rich in events like the Women’s Cave. The Women’s Cave was a natural fortress, a point of resistance against the residents of the neighboring settlements all along their tumultuous history.
Polovragi Cave: The Throne of Zamolxis can be found here. Zamolxis, the leader of the Dacians, was believed to be able to change his appearance.
DAY 5 – Baia de Fier – Bucharest
Average: 245 km/ 3 h 15 min
We will cross over Brancusi’s ”country” and, on our way to Bucharest, we will admire the traditional architecture of the houses and great landscapes.
We must stop at Horezu – many Romanians and foreign tourists are attracted by the large number of monasteries in the country, located in a mountainous area with rich flora and fauna, with charming landscapes, and where the main occupation is that of craftsman and ceramist.
On our way to Bucharest, we will cross the Black Hill, a hill full of serpentines, forests and lakes.
DAY 6 – Bucharest – Departure
It will be hard to let go!
It’s not a Goodbye!
We are pretty sure that it will be a “See you soon!”