Cycle Romania

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5.0 Based on 17 Reviews
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  • Bicycle tour
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  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
  • max group size 14
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Bucharest, Romania
  • Ends Bucharest, Romania
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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  • Cycle through ancient villages and isolated landscapesVisit UNESCO citadels and fortified churches Experience mediaeval Transylvania and modern Bucharest
The Cycle Romania tour starts and ends in Bucharest. The Cycle Romania is a bicycle tour that takes 9 days taking you through Bucharest, Romania and other destinations in Romania.

Transylvania is one of the most emotive place names. Much of the focus is on Bram Stoker’s creation and the bloodthirsty Prince Vlad III or Vlad the Impaler, upon whom he was loosely based. However, the region offers a fascinating mix of cultural influences, from the Saxons to the raiding Tatars and Ottomans. The natural diversity and beauty of the region is also key to capturing the imagination as castles and churches are framed by the imposing Carpathian and Faguras Mountains. The best seat from which to view all this is that of a bicycle, allowing us to soak up the tranquillity and majesty of the landscape at a pace that means we can enjoy the hidden stories and places along the way. We finish with time in Bucharest, once the seat of communist power but still with enough left to remind visitors why it was once known as ‘the Paris of the East’.
5 - Excellent
Based on 17 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 22 2019
5 - Excellent
My first cycling holiday, definitely not the last
“Thoroughly enjoyable 6 days of cycling in great company, final day sightseeing of Bran Castle and Peles.Cycling never difficult, mainly rural farmland scenery and rolling hills. A few uncomfortable dirt,rutted tracks but bikes good enough to cope.Stop off activities all worthwhile apart from Bran Castle - a congested tourist zoo which is best avoided.Peles fabulous, beautiful settingSocial evenings with food, drink and great companionship.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Cycling through Transylvania
“Another super Exodus trip with a great group. The countryside is lovely and most of the cycling was on minor roads and tracks - so peaceful and calm. The cycling has quite a few climbs to increase the heart rate but nothing too severe. The accommodation was varied, clean and comfortable. We were clearly mixing with the local communities and we received smiles from everyone we met. Food was good and locally sourced. All in all a great trip”
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 01 2019
5 - Excellent
Touring Transylvania
“We have been on many cycling tours over the years with Exodus and this was yet another excellent trip. We did not know exactly what to expect (how many people do you know who have visited Transylvania?) but we were not disappointed as the countryside is beautiful, green and rolling, with a good handful of climbs to make the cycling interesting, and all the locals that we met on our journey were friendly and welcoming. The accommodation was varied and unfailingly comfortable, the food of a high quality and the various visits along the route to local cottage industries, fortified churches and cities always interesting and informative.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 19 2019
4 - Very Good
Beautifully Organised and Fun Holiday
“Really good holiday and guides. Superbly organised by Exodus. Bikes were in good condition and the accommodation ranged from rustic to very comfortable. For us, the cycling could have been more challenging and at a quicker pace but the guides did really well to manage the different levels in the group.The main negative point was the hotel in Sighisoara which really let us and Exodus down, and also that we were both sick at different times.”
  • Day 1: Start Bucharest.
  • Day 2: Ride to Bucium, stopping at Ohaba flower mill en route
  • Day 3: Cycle to Carta at the foot of the Fagaras Mountains.
  • Day 4: Cycle to Biertan; visit the UNESCO church.
  • Day 5: Visit the fascinating Citadel of Sighisoara.
  • Day 6: Cycle trough quaint villages and pastures to Soars.
  • Day 7: Cycle to Viscri; explore the town and fortified church.
  • Day 8: Free day in Bucharest
  • Day 9: The tour ends in Bucharest. 
  • 6 nights guesthouses, 2 night hotel with en suite facilities  ,All accommodation  (if booking flight inclusive)
  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners
  • 6 days cycling with partial vehicle support (limited seats) 80% tarmac roads, 20% hard pack dirt paths
  • Scenic route, some climbs to be expected Group normally 4 to 14 plus leader, min age 16 yrs,Cycling guide throughout Local bike hire with one pannier bag
  • Any international flights to/from Bucharest are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Cycle Romania tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycle Romania tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 November 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cycle Romania tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Cycle Romania tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • An average group size of maximum 10 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19. Local authority requirements will furthermore be followed.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this package tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
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