MTB Tours in the Romanian Carpathians: Riding a MTB on the trails of our ancestors: the Dacians-MountainGuide-Sibiu, Romania

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Are you a team of professional mountain bikers or a group of friends experienced in MTB tours or do you want to be part of such a MTB group, seeking for new experiences on a MT bike?? Are you looking for spectacular landscapes, nature, silence and friendly people?  MountainGuide-Sibiu team prepared for you a complete MTB tour package with few different mountain ranges spread with wild valleys full of vegetation, climb up on the bike through the highest peaks of the Carpathians and offer you special moments in the fascinating Transylvania.

MTB tour details:
- Difficulty level: Active – the tour is generally dedicated to experienced bikers with a good physical condition.
- Duration: 9 nights / 10 days
- Length of the MTB tours: 5-7 hours / day
- Ideal time of year: June – September
- No. of persons: 4-10 pax.

Day 1 : Welcome to Romania.
Arrival to Sibiu International Airport.
Transfer  to hotel / pension in Sibiu. Traditional dinner in a Romanian restaurant.

Day 2:  Riding a MTB in the Sibiu Surroundings and the Cindrel Mountains.
Route : Sibiu – Cisnădioara –  Măgura Cisnadiei Peak (1304 m) – Rosengarten refuge – Scheiului Hill – Răşinari.
Length of the MTB tour:  ca 6 hours
Distance: 35-37  km.
Difficulty of the tour : Medium +.
Difference of level: + / - 890 m.
Dinner and accommodation in a local pension in Răşinari village.

Day 3: MTB tour in the Cindrel mountains.
Route: Răşinari –Caselor Valley – Sibişel  Valley – Apa Cumpănită Saddle (1303 m) –Tomnatic Glade – Onceşti  Peak (1713 m) –Muncel Glade–Bătrâna Peak (1911 m) – Găujoara Glade – Păltiniş resort.
Length of the MTB tour: 7 hours
Distance: 40 km.
Difficulty of the tour : Medium +
Difference of level: + / - 1340 m.
Dinner and accommodation in a pension in Păltiniş resort.

Day 4 : Riding the bike in the Cindrel Mountains-Daneasa Valley
Route: Păltiniş resort –Vălari area –Dăneasa  Valley – Râul Mare – Crăciuneasa Hut – Canton Niculeşti –Gura Râului Glade –Gura Râului lake – Gura Râului Village.
Length of the MTB tour: 7 hours
Distance: ca 45 km.
Difficulty of the tour : Medium +
Difference of level: + / - 1000 m.
Dinner and accommodation in a local pension in Gura Râului Village.

Day 5: Riding the bike in the Cindrel Mountains.
Route: Gura Râului village– Orlat village –Orlat Valley –  Fântânele area (1300 m) – Zăvoiu Peak (1456 m) –Porumbelului Ridge– Jina village – Tău Lake - Bistra.
Length of the MTB tour: 7 hours
Distance: ca 60 km.
Difficulty of the tour: Medium+
Differnce of level: + / - 1000 m.
Dinner and accommodation in a local pension  in the Tău-Bistra area – Bellamy pension).

Day 6: Towards to the  SARMIZEGETUZA REGIA - the Dacians fortress ruins.
Route: Tău-Bistra  lake  – Canciu lake – Bătrâna Peak (1792 m) – Dacians  fortress Sarmizegetuza Regia – Grădiştea de Munte area.
Length of the MTB tour: 7 hours
Distance: ca 45 km.
Difficulty of the tour: Medium+
Difference of level: + / - 1000 m.
Dinner and accommodation in a local pension  in the Grădiştea de Munte area.

Day 7: MTB tour in the Sureanu mountains- On the trails of our ancestors -the Dacians
Route: Grădiştea de Munte area – Şesului Ridge –  Steaua Mică Peak (1675 m) – Steaua Mare Peak  (1730 m) –Şureanu Peak (2059 m) – Canton Poarta Raiului.
Length of the MTB tour: 6 – 7  hours
Distance: ca 40 km.
Difficulty of the tour: Medium+
Difference of level: +/- 1050 m.
Dinner and accommodation in a local pension  in the Oaşa lake area.

Day 8: Towards to the highest peak in the Cindrel mountains- Cindrel Peak-2244m.
Route: Canton Poarta Raiului –Oaşa lake (1250 m) –Frumoasa valley – Ştefleşti saddle –Cindrel Peak (2244 m) –Cânaia hut.
Length of the MTB tour: 6 – 7  hours
Distance: ca 45 km.
Difficulty of the tour: Medium+
Difference of level: + / - 1000 m.
Dinner and accommodation in Cânaia Hut, the Cindrel mountains.

Day  9: Say “Good bye” to the Carpathians, Hello Sibiu.
Route: Cânaia Hut – Canton Rozdeşti – Negovanu Lake  – Râu Sadului village – Sadu village – Sibiu.
Length of the Mtb tour: 5 hours
Distance: 45 km.
Difficulty of the tour: Medium.
Difference of level: + / - 1300 m.
Auto-transfer: Sadu – Sibiu, 25 km. End of the MTB tours.
Traditional dinner in a Romanian restaurant. Accomodation  to a hotel / pension in Sibiu.

Day 10: Good bye  Romania.
Cultural tour (about 2 hours) in the historical center of Sibiu.
Shopping. Transfer to the Sibiu International Airport / Train-Station  / Bus-Station.
 
Price include:
- 2 nights in a 3*** pension in  Sibiu
- 6 nights in pension and guesthouses: Rasinari, Paltinis, Gura Raului,Tau-Bistra, Gradistea de Munte area and Oasa Lake area.
- 1 night in a mountain hut: Canaia Hut.
- Full–board ( breakfast, lunch packages, dinner)
- All transfers of the group with a minibus to / back to Airport and other routes.
- Transport of the big luggages during the whole tour
- Guiding services of a MTB guide ( English / German/ Spanish Speaker ).
- Guiding services of a Cultural Guide in Sibiu for the last 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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