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Mountain Trails

MTB Tours in the Cindrel Mountains & Lotru Mountains – 7 days

The Lotru mountains and the Cindrel mountains are two impressive massifs which can be crossed both by trekking but also by mountain biking. The amazing landscapes, the heights of the Carpathian Mountains and the life of the people  here, together with their traditions and habits are now easier to admire if you love mountain biking.

If you wish to combine both the adventure and the holiday together with the advantages of a healthy sport, then, we invite you to explore an amazing corner of Transylvania, together with TransylvaniaGuide-Sibiu Team.

NOTE!
These tours can also be tailored into one-day trips!

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Technical details:

Difficulty level: Active – the tour is generally dedicated to experienced tourists;

Duration: 6 nights / 7 days

Ideal time of year: June – September

Length of the MTB-ing tours: 5-7 hours / day

No. of persons: 5-7 pax.

 

Day 1 : Welcome to Romania.

Arrival at

Sibiu International Airport.

Transfer to hotel / pension in Sibiu. Traditional dinner in a Romanian restaurant.

 

Day 2 : The Cindrel mountains and Sibiu Surrondings on MTB.

Route: Sibiu – Cisnadioara – Magura Peak (1304m) – Rosengarten refuge – Dealul Scheiului – Rasinari.

Length: approximately 6 hours

Distance: 35 km.

Difficulty: medium.

Difference of level: + / – 890 m.

Accommodation and dinner in a local pension in Rasinari.

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Day 3 : The Cindrel mountains and Sibiu Surrondings on MTB.

Route: Rasinari village – Caselor Valley – Sibisel Valley – Apa Cumpanita Saddle (1303m) –Tomnatec Glade – Paltinis Resort (1450 m) –Oncesti Glade (1630m) –Tomnatec Glade – Fundu Raului area.

Length: approximately 7 hours

Distance: around 40 km.

Difficulty: medium +.

Difference of level: + /- 1200 m.

Dinner and accommodation in a local pension in Rau Sadului village.

 

 

Day 4 : Riding the MTB in the Cindrel Mountains

Route: Rau Sadului village–Negovanu Lake( Gatu Berbecului) – Rozdesti Hut – Muncelu Saddle (1657 m) – Batrana Saddle – Rozdesti Peak (1954 m) – Canaia Refuge.

Length: approximately 6 hours

Distance: around 50 km.

Difficulty: medium.

Difference of level: +/- 1490 m.

Dinner and accommodation to Canaia refuge in the Cindrel mountains.

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Day 5: Mtb-ing in the Cindrel and the Lotru mountains.

Route: Canaia Hut – Cindrel Peak (2244 m) – Steflesti Saddle – Frumoasa Valley – Piatra Alba Peak (2178 m) – Goata Mare Peak(1847 m) – Vidra Lake – Lotru Valley – Voineasa city.

Length: approximately 7 hours

Distance: around 60 km.

Difficulty: medium +.

Difference of level: + / – 1600 m.

Dinner and accommodation in a pension in Voineasa City.

 

Day 6: Trough the Lotru Mountains towards Sibiu Surroundings.

Route: Voineasa city – Voinesita Valley – Jidoaia Lake – Buceciul Saddle(1650 m) –Dudurugu Peak (1784 m) – Prejba Peak (1744 m) – Sadu village.

Length: approximately 7 hours

Distance: around 40 km.

Difficulty: medium +.

Difference of level: + / – 1130 m.

Auto-Transfer to Sibiu: 25 km.

Traditional dinner in a Romanian restaurant.

Accomodation in Hotel / Pension in Sibiu. End of MTB Tour.

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Day 7 : Good bye Romania

Visit in Sibiu City – Cultural tour in the historical center of Sibiu. Shopping. Transfer to Sibiu International Airport.

 

 

Prices:

585 Euro / pers – Group of 5-7 persons, with one of the 3 MTB – SCOTT ASPECT 610, SCOTT CONTESSA 610, SCOTT SCALE 660

675 Euro / pers – Group of 5-7 persons, with one of the 3 MTB – SCOTT SCALE 620, SCOTT GENIUS 940, SCOTT SPARK 930

NOTE:

– This tour can be tailored according to your wish: no. of days, level of difficulty, itinerary.

– The price is set for a group of 5-7 pax. It can be tailored for smaller or larger groups, too.

 

The price includes:

– 2 nights in a 3*** pension in Sibiu

– 3 nights in pensions and guesthouses: Rasinari,Rau Sadului and Voineasa.

– 1 night in a mountain cabin: Canaia Cabin.

– Full–board ( breakfast, lunch packages, dinner)

– All transfers of the group with a minibus to / back to Airport and other routes.

– Bikes, helmets etc.

– Transport of the big luggages during the whole tour

– Guiding services of a MTB guide ( English / German/ Spanish Speaker ).

– Guiding services of a Cultural Guide in Sibiu for the last day ( English / German / Spanish / French Speaker).

– A souvenir gift.

 

Price does not include:

– Accident/life insurance

– Flight ticket

– Other expenses that haven’t been mentioned.

 

For further info and bookings, pelase contact our partner:
Iulian Panescu (Mounain-Guide): iulian.panescu@yahoo.com
www.mountainguide-sibiu.ro