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Mountain Biking in Romania: MTB Tours in the Romanian Mountains: 8 Days Guided MTB Tour in the Cindrel, Latoritei and Capatanii Mountains.

 

Are you a fan of mountain biking tours? Are you searching new paths for your mountain bike? How about Romania and the Carpathians? They could be a good option for you to try a MTB tour here! Transylvania-Guide Sibiu suggests you a MTB tour in the Romanian Carpathians, to explore three different mountain ranges: the Cindrel Mountains, the Capatanii Mountains and the Latoritei Mountains.

 

Technical details:
- Difficulty level: Active – the tour is generally dedicated to experienced tourists;
- Duration: 7 nights/ 8 days
- Ideal time of year: May, 1st – October 15th
- No. of persons: 4-10 pax.

Day 1; Welcome to Romania
Arrival at the Sibiu International Airport. Transfer by minibus to a 3*** hotel.
Cultural tour in the center of Sibiu for about 2 hours.
Welcome dinner to a Romanian traditional restaurant.

 

Day 2: Warm-up MTB-ing tour in the Sibiu Surrounding.
Route: Sibiu – Dumbrava forest – Rasinari village – Trainei village – Orlat village – Saliste – Tilisca village.
For the first day will making a MTB tour in countryside…We’ll spending time crossing by bikes, some traditional villages around Sibiu till we get the Tilisca village where we should overnight…The tour is easy, not a big difference of level and can be our warm-up for the next MTB tours.
Length of the tour around 50 km.
Route difficulty: Easy.

 

Level difference : + 290 m.
Dinner & overnight in Tilisca village in a 3*** pension.

 

Day 3: MTb tour in the Cindrel Mountains.
Route: Tilisca village - Luncii Valley – Jina village – Captane Saddle – Guga Mare Peak( 1388 m) – Guga Mica Peak( 1360 m )  – Crint area - Sibiel Valley – Sibiel – Gura Raului Village.
Length of the tour around 70 km.
Route difficulty: Medium
Level difference : + 790 m / - 830 m.
Dinner & overnight in Gura Raului village to a 3*** Pension.

 

Day 4: Mtb tour in the Cindrel Mountains
Route: Gura Raului – Paltinis Resort – Middle Road – Gaujoara Glade( 1780 m ) –Batrana  Saddle( 1873 m) – Rozdesti Peak( 1978 m ) – Canaia Cabin( 1771m) – Canaia Saddle – Cindrel Peak( 2244 m )– Rozdesti Peak( 1945 m ) – Muncel Glade – Paltinis Resort( 1450 m).
Short minibus transfer from Gura Raului to Paltinis Resort: around 20 Km.
Length of the tour around 50 km.
Route difficulty: Medium-Hard
Level difference : + 794 m / -794 m.
Dinner & overnight in Paltinis resort to a 3*** Pension.

 

 

 

Day 5: Mtb tour in the Cindrel Mountains.
Route: Paltinis Resort( 1450 m) – Tomnatec Glade( 1340 m ) – Apa Cumpanita Saddle – Derjani Peak( 1247m)  – Sacaturi Saddle( 1130m ) - Prislop Village – Cisnadioara Village.
Length of the tour around 40 km.
Route difficulty: Medium
Level difference : + 160 m / - 946 m.
Transfer with the minibus for about 1h 30 m from Cisnadioara to Ciungetu village.
Dinner & overnight in Ciungetu village in a 3*** Pension.

 

Day 6 : Mtb in the Latoritei mountains
Route: Ciungetu - Obarsia Lotrului - Stefanu Saddle( 1917 m)  – Puru Peak( 2049 m)-Stana Pietrii area – Fratosteanu Peak( 2053 m)-Plaiul Poienii Glade ( 1624 m) – Chica Lupului Peak( 1122 m ) – Macesului Valley – Ciungetu.
Length of the tour around 55 km
Route difficulty: Medium
Difference of level: + 270 m / - 1470 m.
Dinner & overnight in Ciungetu village in a 3*** Pension

 

 

Day 7: MTB tour in the Capatanii Mountains.
Route: Ciungetu – Latoritei Keys – Petrimanu Lake (1130 m) - Curmatura Oltetului Keys ( 1620m ) – Polovraci Cave – Polovraci village ( 679m ).
Length of the tour around 60 km.
Route difficulty: Medium
Difference of level: + 1020 m / - 960 m.
Transfer with the minibus: Polovraci-Sibiu around 2 h 30 min.
Dinner and overnight in Sibiu  to a 3*** hotel.

 

 

 

Day 8: Good bye Romania!!
Free time..Shopping and transfer to the Sibiu international Airport or Cluj International Airport.
Flight back home.

 

Price: Please contact us for a personalized price.

 

Price include:

- 2 nights in hotel 3*** Sibiu
- 5 nights in  pension 3*** and guesthouses: Tilisca, Gura Raului,Paltinis, Ciungetu .
- Full–board ( breakfast, lunch packages, dinner)
- All transfers of the group with a minibus to / back to Airport and other routes : type of the minibus :Mercedes Sprinter + Wagon for the bikes.
- Transport of the big luggages during the whole tour
- Guiding services by me, Iulian Panescu - Mountain Guide & MTB Guide, English German, Spanish Speaker.
- Guiding services of a Cultural Guide in Sibiu for the first day( English German, Spanish, French Speaker).
- A souvenir gift.

 

Price does not include:
- Accident/life insurance
- Special equipment: Bikes, helmets etc.
- Flight ticket
- Other expenses that haven’t been mentioned

 

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Transylvania-Guide Sibiu

 
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