Cycling: 447km. 10550m climbed and 10890m 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: (45 km +1200m/-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. Kayak on the lake and visit a local ethnographic museum. Accommodation in a remote guesthouse overlooking the lake.
Day 8: (51km – +1180m / -1180m.) Depart from the guesthouse and follow the mountain ridge to Bulz, complete the day trip through Remeti and climb back to our remote guesthouse.
Day 9: (56 km +1330m / -1920m.) Depart in the morning on mountain passes to Lesu lake. After lunch, cross the mountains towards Meziad and visit the beautiful Meziad cave. Make your way to Rosia and visit a cristal cave called Farcu. Have dinner at local fish farm and spend the night in a traditional guesthouse with some amazing views.
Day 10: (26 km +440m / -660m.) Last day of the trip will include a light cycle to Suncuius area. You have the chance here to do any optional activities such as rafting, Via Ferrata routes, zip liner and many others. Transport to the airport.