As we planned earlier, we are now able to coordinate a tour with three activities in our area: Transylvania, Bârsa Country and Bran Country, for people who want to combine mountain-biking with trekking and visiting some important cultural points. This tour includes some of the best parts of all our tours, it’s exciting, beautiful, and you will leave with an extensive and enriched view of our country!
Number of people in a group: 6-14
Technical details: approx. 140 km with 3500m+
Terrain: 15% asphalt, 50% dirt road, 35 % natural single tracks and marked trails
Style: AM mixed with XC (for MTB)
Guided or self-guided tour
Day 1. Private transfer from airport to Zărnești, the most important village for visiting the Piatra Craiului National Park.
Day 2. Hiking day in Piatra Craiului National Park. In the morning we’ll visit the Bear Sanctuary “Libearty” from Zărnești. After that we’ll follow a narrow path who takes us at the foothill of Piatra Craiului west side. 15 km and 400m+
Day 3. Visit the local headquarter of Administration of Piatra Craiului National Park, where visitors will receive explanations about the importance of environmental conservation in this unique area. We’ll ride to “Fântâna lui Botorog and we will climb by foot until the Curmătura chalet. Nice descending through the “Zărnești Canyon” until “Măgura” 15 km mtb with 300m+ biking and 15 km with 750m+ trekking.
Day 4. A 35km and 600m+ cycling day in which you will get closer to the locals. Is an opportunity to see how they live and to catch a glimpse at some trades that are already lost in the western world.
Day 5. A trekking day in Bran country, one uphill on a ridge where we can admire the Bucegi mountain, pastures and alpine meadows, small traditional houses. 15 km and 600 m+
Day 6. This day will be dedicated to a bit of everything. Cycling, hiking and visiting some of the cultural landmarks of the area. Visit Bran Castle. We will continue by bicycle passing over hills and meadows, until we reach the Râșnov Fortress.The day will end in Brașov. 40km with 900m+
Day 7. After breakfast a short guided city tour, transfer to airport.