Day 1: (115 km +1470m) Land in Bucharest or Sibiu, transport from airport to Curtea de Arges. Custom bike fitting followed by the first day of cycling at the bottom of the Carpathian Mountains. Pass historical village of Horezu and climb to the start of Transalpina in Novaci where would be your first over-night stop. Medium incline of 2.9% with maximum incline of 19.8%
Day 2: (110km +2880m) Cycle on the incredible Transalpina pass, reaching an altitude of 2120m. Enjoy some incredible views with an average incline of 5.3% and a maximum incline of 15.5%. Stop overnight in Sugag area.
Day 3: (124km +1250m) Transit day from the end of Transalpina to the start of Transfagarasanu. With a medium ramp of 2.8% and maximum altitude of 979meters, this day is all about the wonderful landscapes that the Carpathian Mountains provide! Reach Cartisoara where you stay overnight.
Day 4: (118km +2390m) Final day of the tour takes you on the famous Transfagarasanu road, named the best “driving road in the world” by Top Gear. Passing Balea Waterfall you climb up on the famous bends and reach the glacier Balea Lake. Beautiful descent down to Vidraru Lake with closing the loop at Curtea de Arges. Transport back to Bucharest or Sibiu airport. Maximum incline 27% with medium incline of 7.2%. Max altitude is 2212m.
Day 5: (Optional) Depending on flights leaving and arriving time, we would recommend an extra day that could cover a Spa Day and visiting the Romanian capital Bucharest or historic city of Sibiu.