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Transfagarasan Epic Cycling Tour

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What to Expect

Experience the thrill of the Grand Tours as you start and end each day in a different landscape.


Climb the two highest roads in Romania at around 2.100 meters each in the same tour


Our guides are passionate cyclists and know the Transfagarasan and its surroundings like the back of their palm.


Our guests are supported by at least one expert guide joining them. Luggage is transferred each day from one hotel to another.


All hotels or guesthouses are carefully selected by our team for location, authenticity and character and are personally and constantly reviewed.


We know how good it feels to have warm, healthy and delicious food waiting at the end of each hard day. We hand-picked the spots where will be eating to offer just that.


DAY 1: Arrive at Bucharest International Airport in the capital city of Romania. Onward to Sibiu.

DAY 2: You start your epic trip with...an epic climb: the Transfagarasan. Prepare for 35 kilometers of suffering and spectacular views. You start at a height of just 600 meters only to arrive at 2.100 meters a couple of hours later. After conquering this climb we descend on the Southern side of the Carpathians for some well deserved R&R.

DAY 3: You have a long and winding track for today. A 110 kilometers stretch down the Transfagarasan and towards Transalpina your next big challenge on the trip.

DAY 4: Today is a easy, recovery day. Those who don't fee like cycling can relax at the pool.

DAY 5: You'll remember this day forever. It will be the day when you'll say: "Man, that Transfagarasan climb was easy!". We take on Transalpina climb: a 30 kilometers ride, 7% average gradient and a maximum of 23% at times. After conquering the climb we descent back on the Northers side of the Carpathians, into Transylvania.

DAY 6: Don't think if this is the last day you don't have some climbing on the menu. We cycle towards Sibiu on a more gentle and hilly track and our final destination is Romanians highest resort. Finally, now it's time for some Spa & Massage and relaxation. And a giant bowl of pasta!

DAY 7: Departure to Bucharest International Airport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
7 days
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Local guide
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Beautiful countryside, good routes, physically challenging, but doable. Great accommodations and restaurants. Great Support and Gear (SAG) support. Without hesitation, I would go on another adventure with Martin Adventures.
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This was one of the best experiences we’ve enjoyed riding as a group exploring unexploited places. Silviu and Andrei were excellent guides and hosts. The accommodations and restaurants were phenomenal. They took us to the real Romania. Horse drawn carts and backroads that
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