10 Days Family Tour in Apuseni Mountains

Tour Highlights: Visit Historic city of Oradea. Be stunned by the grandiose Apuseni Mountains with spectacular caves, glacier, hikes and peak views. Relax by lakes or waterfalls and experience the Romanian culture through rural museums and traditional guesthouses. Bonfire nights, traditional Romanian food and drinks will complete your Romanian immersion. 

  • Featuring: Picnics, visits at museums, traditional guesthouses, fish farms, caves and waterfalls
  • Difficulty: Easy to Medium(10-40 kilometres and 200-500m. climbed a day)
  • Departure dates: April 1st to November 15th – On choice
  • Group size: 3-20 people



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


Total Cycling: 247 kilometers

Day 1: (5-10km) Land in Debrecen,  transport from airport tIo historic city of Oradea with complementary spa treatment. Custom fit bikes and cycle around the historical city center. Optional wine tasting.

Day 2: (23 km) Transport to Valea Draganului and cycle on the Dragan valley up to the Dragan lake. Have lunch with a view over the Dragan dam and lake. We will make our way to our over-night accommodation and finish the day with a bonfire night, stargazing and Romanian barbecue for dinner.

Day 3: (35 km) Light cycle around the Dragan lake with a pause to visit the local ethnographic museum. Kayak or row across the lake to the museum. Traditional picnic with stories about Romanian history. Cycle back to our exquisite and remote, over-night accommodation with freshly caught fish for dinner.

Day 4: (38 km) Start with a healthy traditional breakfast. On day four, we cycle on the ridge of the mountains. From Dragan Dam, we make our way to Munteni on a  picturesque road through clouds. Descending through forgotten villages, you will fully immerse in the Romanian farmers life. We will stop for lunch at Carpathia Restaurant and head to Lesu Lake where we will stop for the day.

Day 5:  (20 km) First thing in the morning we will depart on the spectacular Iadului Valley, having Iadului Waterfall and Iedutului Waterfall to visit. The valley ends in the Stana de Vale ski resort where we will be transported to the Rosia area in Piatra Craiului mountains. You will have the pleasure to sleep in a traditional guesthouse and have a Romanian stew cooked over bonfire.

Day 6: (29 km) We will start the day with fresh milk, cheese and vegetables from the farmers in the village Rosia. Light cycle to Crystal Cave Farcu and lunch at local fish farm. Cycle to Meziad cave and back to the Traditional house in Rosia. Romanian barbecue for dinner.

Day 7: (30 km)Cycle from Rosia through Piatra Craiului Mountains towards Suncuius. Here you get the chance to pick from optional activities such as rafting, via ferrata, zip line and many others. Also you get to visit the Big Hungarian and Vadu Crisului cave and waterfall. After dinner, we will transport you to our next overnight stop, Boga.

Day 8: (37 km) Start early in the morning with a bike and hike adventure to Ciungilor Rock and Bulbuci Waterfall. After lunch with a view – we will descend through the gorges of the Crisul Pietros towards Pietroasa and visit the famous bear cave. There’s also a ethnographic museum not to be missed! Return to the overnight guesthouse with dinner and family games to fill the afternoon.

Day 9: (35 km) We will transport you at over 1000 meters to Scarita where you will cycle to Natural Park Glavoi. Here you got a range of hikes and activities to do: visiting the Glacier cave lively fire, the Yellow rocks or Ponorului fortress. All these tracks present unique landscapes and one of a kind formations. Cycle downhill to our over-night accommodation in Boga to end the day.

Day 10: Transport back to Oradea where you will have time to relax, try the local thermal baths and shops. After lunch we will make our way to the airport for your departure.

Payment method

50 % Deposit, Full


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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
  • Videos and pictures taken by us
  • Flight advice

What's not included

  • Flights (£150 Estimated Price)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional Excursions 


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About us

Velo Holidays is a Cycling holiday-maker operating in Romania. At Velo Holidays, we provide all-inclusive tours with over 7 excursions to choose from.   Find out more

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Our mission

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

“Experience. Exercise. Enjoy! “

Contact us

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

Phone: +44 7949 869 149 

Email: hello@veloholidays.com

Opening hours

Monday – Saturday:

9:00 am – 8:00 pm 


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