THE ANCIENT ROAD OF SALT TOUR

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THE ANCIENT ROAD OF SALT TOUR

Amazing highlights:

Parliament Palace-Second largest building in the world after the Pentagon

Famous Cheia Pass, 115 km of amazing roads inside the heart of the mountains

Europe’s biggest salt mine, Slanic Prahova Salt mine

Curtea de Arges, one of the oldest towns in Wallachia and formercapital of a local state

The famous and world renowned Transfagarasan Pass, the most beautiful road in the world, as per Top Gear

Old city of Sibiu, the city that has been designated as ’sEuropean Capital of Culture’s for the year 2007

ENDURO guided ride for the ones that opt for it

Sighisoara city, a historical city located inside on of the oldest citadels in Romania

Rasnov Citadel, a fortress built by Teutonic Knights in the 13’sth century

Dracula’ss Castle, or the Bran Castle, made legendary by Bram Stoker’ss famous novel

Old city of Brasov, a historical city in the heart of the mountains

The neo-renessaince Peles Castle, residence of the last kings of Romania

Day 1 - PARLIAMENT PALACE/ BUCURESTI OLD CITY

Following your hotel check-in, we will take you to visit the Parliament Palace, the world’s second largest building, (Pentagon being the first), after which you can take a stroll through the old center of Bucharest, where you can experience first-hand the essence and spirit of the city and its people, or if you wish, visit The Museum of the Romanian Peasant, which houses a formidable collection of textiles, icons, ceramics, and other artifacts pertinent to romanian peasant life.

SLANIC PRAHOVA SALT MINE

Day 2 - SLANIC PRAHOVA SALT MINE

Tour length: 250 kmDifficulty grading: moderate

Your first trip outside the capital will take you to the famous Cheia Pass, an amazing motorcycle ride through the Carpathian Mountains, with serpentines and scenic views of the above mentioned pass. These mountains also contain one of the biggest salt mine in Europe, the Slanic Prahova salt mine, and thus we included it for you on the itinerary. Situated between the valley of Prahova and that of Teleajen, at about 44 km from Ploiesti, Slanic Prahova stands today for one of the most important watering and climatic resorts in Romania. You will get the chance to walk through the salt mine and to experience, even if for a short while, the amazing benefits of the saline air micro-climate. To wrap up this amazing day, we will ride to the city of Brasov, where we will lodge for the night.

ARGES COURT

Day 3 - ARGES COURT

Tour length: 300 kmDifficulty grading: moderate

Your ride today will be taking you to a very famous town, one of the oldest ones in Wallachia, namely Curtea de Arges, which was the capital of a small local state. The oldest archeological evidence dates back to the 13’sth century. The city is the site of some beautiful medieval churches and monasteries, among them the Curtea de Arges Cathedral which is on our itinerary. Upon completing our visit here, we’sll ride once more through the Transfagarasan, all the way to Sibiu city.

SIBIU OLD CITY

Day 4 - SIBIU OLD CITY

Tour length: Difficulty grading: moderate to high

This is your day to relax in Sibiu! Formerly the center of the Transylvanian Saxons, Sibiu was ranked the 8’sth most idyllic places to live in Europe. Take a nice stroll through the town, visit the cultural center of it and bask in the unique flavour of this place!

Should you prefer to forego the relaxation, we can also provide you with a professional guided enduro ride, where you can discover a magnificent part of wild Transylvania, a mythical territory haunted by the spirit of count Dracula!

For the enduro ride clients: The enduro trips will take place ouside of Sibiu, a place renowned for the world’ss toughest and hard enduro rally. All these tours are driven by professional tour-guides and meet all the demands and expectations of all enduro riders, be that a beginner or a well trained one.

To top the challenging enduro ride, we will take you for the night to a place where you can unwind under the stars...barbecue or cook a goulash while listening to some good music, or simply sit around the fire pit, drinking beer and discussing interesting topics such as, women and enduro bikes. ;-)

The barbecue is optional for those who don’st want to participate in the enduro guided ride.

SIGHISOARA OLD CITY

Day 5 - SIGHISOARA OLD CITY

Tour length: Difficulty grading: moderate to high

On today’ss itinerary we have one of the oldest towns of Transylvania, the citadel town of Sighisoara, filled with history, little secret passages, clock towers and cobble stoned streets. Visitors can breath history at every corner of the city. Sighisoare Citadel is a 12’sth century Saxon edifice which makes the historic centre of the city. The birthplace of Vlad Tepes, Dracula’ss house, as it is known, draws an amazing number of tourists yearly, as does the Weapon Museum, containing an interesting range of medieval weapons and torture artifacts, as well as the Clock Tower. Your ride through history will not end here, as we also reserved for you a superb lunch time at the Danes Domain, after which we will visit the teutonic fortress of Rasnov, and lastly the famous Bran Castle, also dubbed as Dracula’ss Castle! We will brake our trip in Brasov city for the night.

PELES CASTLE

Day 6 - PELES CASTLE

Tour length: 160 kmDifficulty grading: moderate

This day is reserved for the ride leading to Sinaia and its famous Peles Castle. This is a special opportunity for anyone to delight their visual senses in the beauty and uniqueness of this Neo-Renessaince castle. Located in the Peles Brook Valley, on the spot named Pietrele Arse (The Burnt Stones), it is most famous for being the preferred holiday residence of the royal family. King Carol the First purchased the land in 1872, after spending some time in the neighborhood. He liked so much the wild and picturesque landscape that he decided to build a castle, and for this purpose he hired a german architect, Wilhelm Dodderes, hence the german neo-renessaince style of the exterior architecture. Upon completing this relaxing visit, we will return to our initial point of departure, Bucharest city.

Day 7 -

Tour length: 380 kmDifficulty grading: moderate

This day is concluding your trip. Hoping that you enjoyed your stay with us, we will bid you good-bye, but perhaps only for a short period of time until you will return again...or perhaps tell a friend about us...:)

Total tour length: 1385 km



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Price includes:

  • 8 nights’ accommodation in 4**** star hotels and pension with safe parking for the motorcycles
  • Wine tasting in one of the most beautiful winery in Romania
  • One traditional dinner
  • 8 complete breakfasts
  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure
  • Experienced guide on a motorcycle
  • Detailed route sheets and all maps for the region being toured
  • Motorcycle rental (all motorcycles are insured with Third party liability insurance and Comprehensive vehicle insurance)
  • 24 hours technical support
  • Back up motorcycle
  • Back-up VAN for passangers and luggages

Price does not include:

  • Fuel for your motorcycle
  • Entrance to museums
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Beverages and meals other than those specified
  • Air tickets.


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