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Mountain Biking in Scenic Apuseni Mountains - Transylvania

Tour Highlights: Set in one of the most charming parts of Romania, deep into the heart of Transylvania, the Apuseni Mountains are the perfect set for a mountain-biking tour! Following untouched landscapes, deep forests, mountain passes, peaks and exciting descents, this tour is meant for the cycling enthusiasts that want to bring adrenaline, incredible views and a “king of the mountain” feeling at over 1500 meters altitude. Experience the Carpathian Mountains from the saddle of your bike, like you can only do with Velo Holidays! 

Summary

 
Difficulty level: Hard
Departure Dates:
23 July – 31 October 2018
Optional: 10 Excursions
Group Size: 2 – 20 People
Duration: 4, 7 or  8 days 
Price: From £785  p.p
 

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+44 7949 869 149
Email us on: hello@veloholidays.com

Key Information

* Tailored distance, difficulty, activities and dates for your group

* Features: Mountain biking trails filled with adrenaline and incredible views

* Spectacular caves, waterfalls, underground glaciers, gorges and peak views

* Hard level (40-60 km/day) on mountain passes, peaks and trails 

* Traditional guesthouses and high-end hotels 

 

What's included

* All meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
* Traditional guesthouses or high-end accommodation for all nights

* Personal guide throughout your tour

* All transport included
* Bike hire and custom fitting

* All listed activities and entries to attractions

* Van support

* Free spa treatment (Book until 16th July) 

* Videos and pictures taken by us

* Flights advice

 

What's not included

– Flights (£150 Estimated Price)
– Travel Insurance

– Optional Excursions 

Excursions to choose from

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Wine Tasting

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Kayak and canoe

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Off-road driving

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Horse Riding

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Hunting

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Fishing

Suggested Tours

4 Days Mountain Biking in Apuseni Mountains

 

Summary: Visit Historic city of Oradea. Try the local cross-country trails and then adventure yourself on the high peaks of Apuseni Mountains. Reach peaks over 1500 meters altitude and trails that exploit the untouched beauty of the Carpathian Mountains. On the way you will be visiting caves, glaciers rocks and waterfalls. Experience delicious Romanian food and drinks and the rich culture that surround locals. Cycling: 314km. 7300m climbed and 7200m descended

 

Day 1: (20-30km +500m/-500m.) Land in Debrecen, transport from airport to Oradea with complementary spa treatment. Custom fit bikes and ride on the local cross-country trails. Optional wine tasting.

 

Day 2: (63km +1300m/-1300m.) Transport to Belis in Apuseni Mountains. Cycle to Scarisoara glacier (2nd largest underground glacier in Europe) and through the ski resort of Arieseni. High-end accommodation with swimming pool and sauna included.

 

Day 3: (42km +1500m. / – 1400m.) From Arieseni cycle and trek to the Rusty Valley, followed by the Evantai waterfall. Cycle through rural gorges to Pietroasa and climb to Padis whilst stopping at the Bulbuci Waterfall and Ciungului Rocks. Further climb to 1100m altitude and visit the Lively Fire Glacier and Ponorului natural fortress. Have lunch and dinner cooked by locals over bonfire.

 

Day 4: (35km – +750m / -1200m.) From Padis cycle through mountain peaks and passes to Dragan Dam. After lunch with a view over the dam, transport back to the airport

 

Price: £785 p.p

 

 

7 Days Mountain Biking in Apuseni Mountains

 

Summary: Visit Historic city of Oradea. Try the local cross-country trails and then adventure yourself on the high peaks of Apuseni Mountains. Reach peaks over 1500 meters altitude and trails that pass the untouched beauty of the Carpathian Mountains. On the way you will be visiting caves, glaciers rocks and waterfalls. Experience delicious Romanian food and drinks and the rich culture that surround locals. Cycling: 314km. 7300m climbed and 7200m descended

 

Day 1: (20-30km +500m/-500m.) Land in Debrecen. Transport from airport to Oradea with complementary spa treatment. Custom fit bikes and ride on the local cross-country trails. Optional wine tasting.

Day 2: (35 km +900m/-300m.)Transport to Pietroasa in Apuseni Mountains. Climb passed Boga and trail to the Bulbuci Waterfall and Ciungului Rocks. Further climb to 1100m altitude and visit the Lively Fire Glacier and Ponorului natural fortress. Have lunch and dinner cooked by locals over bonfire.

Day 3: (62km +1150m/ -1430m.) Traditional breakfast followed by setting off from Padis through a mountain pass to Rachitele and trek to the stunning Bridals’ Vail Waterfall. Stay overnight at traditional guesthouse in Smida.

Day 4: (47km – +1200m/ -1000m.Cycle from Smida along the Belis Lake with amazing views. Have the afternoon off for relaxing on the lake with plenty of hikes and treks to fill your day.  

Day 5: (63km +1300m/ -1300m.) Cycle from Belis to Scarisoara glacier (2nd largest underground glacier in Europe) and through the ski resort of Arieseni. High-end accommodation with swimming pool and sauna included.

Day 6: (42km +1500m. / – 1400m.) From Arieseni cycle and trek to the Rusty Valley, followed by the Evantai waterfall. Cycle through rural gorges to Pietroasa and climb back to Padis

Day 7: (35km – +750m / -1200m.) From Padis cycle through mountain peaks and passes to Dragan Dam. After lunch with a view over the dam, transport back to the airport

 

Price: £1295 p.p

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About us
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Velo Holidays is a Cycling holiday-maker operating in Romania. At Velo Holidays, we provide all-inclusive tours with over 10 excursions to choose from.   Find out more

Our mission
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We are pledging to bring the biggest smile on your face and give you an experience that you would never forget! 

“Experience. Exercise. Enjoy! “

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Address: The Old Court House, Clark Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, United Kingdom, LA4 5HR

Phone: +44 7949 869 149 

Email: hello@veloholidays.com

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Sunday: 

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