9 day adventure motorcycle tour in Romania
Sofia, Belogradchik, Novaci, Turda, Brasov, Bucharest, Ruse
8 nights, 9 days, 7 riding days
Approximately 1800 km along the picturesque roads of Bulgaria and Romania with visits of the salty cave, the ancient cities of Turda, Brasov and Bucharest. We will see many glacial lakes, historical and cultural monuments, strange natural phenomena and creations. The most important is that we will ride along the most beautiful scenic roads in Europe – Transalpina and Transfagarasan.
19-27 September 2024
- Start/Finish: Sofia
- Accomodation: 4 Star Hotels, 5 Star Hotels
- Highlights: Sofia, Belogradchik, Novaci, Turda, Brasov, Bucharest, Ruse
- Duration: 9 days, 8 nights, 7 riding days
- Guide language: English, Bulgarian, Russian,
- Group: 6 - 8 members
- Terrain character: Mountains, Panoramic Roads, Forests, Rivers
Day by day schedule:
Day 1. Welcome to Sofia
Arrival in Sofia - the biggest city and capital of Bulgaria. Transfer from the airport to the hotel. In the evening on a brief brief at the hotel lobby participants will be able to meet each other and we will guide you into the rules of the tour.
Day 2. Sofia – Belogradchik – about 240 km.
Breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Our adventure begins. The road passes along the ridge of the Balkan Mountains and reaches the Belogradchik Rocks – a natural phenomenon formed more than 200 mln years ago. On our first day we will visit one of the most picturesque Bulgarian caves – the Magura Cave. It is famous for its prehistoric rock paintings from the Bronze Age, only of a kind in South-eastern Europe.
Day 3. Belogradchik – Novaci – about 270 km.
We set off to Romania. The last Bulgarian city on our route is Vidin, which is located on the banks of the Danube River. After we cross it, we will find ourselves among endless plain with infinite agricultural fields. The final destination of this day will be the town of Novaci,
Day 4. Novaci – Turda about 230 km.
The amazing world known Transalpina Road is a 148-km-long national road, located in the mountains of Parang, Southern Carpathians in Romania. One of the highest roads in Carpathians with its highest point - Urdele Pass. It links Novaci from south of the Parang Mountains with Sebes on the north. The speed limit there is 30 km per hour, so we will be able to see and take pictures of everything.
Day 5. Turda – Brasov about 240 km.
After breakfast, we go to the salty cave (Salina Turda), one of the ancient places for the production of salt in Romania. The archaeological excavations show that salt was produced in this area before the arrival of the Romans. After lunch, we will go to the final destination of today’s trip – the city of Brasov. Brasov is famous for The Kronstadt Fortress which found back in 1211 by the Teutonic Order. It was mentioned for the first time as Brasov in 1251. Brasov is one of the major historical and cultural centres of the Transylvanian Saxons. Thanks to its favourable geographic location and trade connections with Moldova and Walachia, the city turned into one of the most important centres of Transylvania.
Day 6. Brasov – Bucharest about 380 km.
Transfagaras! Real heaven for the moto bikers! A picturesque mountainous winding road in the central part of Romania between former principalities of Transylvania and Wallachia. Numerous turns open stunning views to the rocky peaks full of fir trees, waterfalls, mountain rivers and crystal clear lakes. That’s why Transfagaras is stated as the most beautiful road in Europe according to Top Gear. Riding along this world known road is a pleasure you will never forget. In the evening, we will arrive to the capital of Romania – Bucharest.
Day 7. Bucharest – Ruse about 80 km.
Road from Bucharest to Ruse will be the shortest in our trip. After we cross the border, we will head to a private hotel with a wine cellar. There will be wine tasting of the best wine organized specially for us.
Day 8. Ruse – Sofia about 310 km.
Our tour ends in Sofia with a closing dinner. You will be able to share your impressions and pictures from your adventure with KHL Moto Travel!
Day 9. Goodbye Sofia
Breakfast, hotel check-out and transfer to Sofia airport. It's time to flight back home!
What is included in the tour
- Transfer to and from the airport
- Accommodation in first class 4-5* Hotels
- Breakfast and dinner
- Lunches while driving
- Escort car
- Motorcycle rental
- Professional guide on a motorcycle
- Tours along the route
- Ferry tickets
- Road taxes
- Airplane tickets
- Personal expenses
- Alcohol and drinks
- Lunches on rest days
- BMW F 850 GS: 2600 €
- BMW R 1250 GS: 2700 €
- BMW R 1250 GS Adventure: 2720 €
- Own motorcycle: 1900€
- Self-guided tour: Price on request
Price per rider:
- Passenger: 1900€
- Single room: 400€
- Deposit motorcycle: 2000€
- (The deposit is refundable at 100% upon return of the bike without damage after the end of the tour)