Duration: 6 Days
Location: Sighisoara, Romania
On this 6 day tour with 4 days of riding starting and ending at the Dracula Castle in Sighisoara you get close in touch with Mount Dracula. Starting and ending in the amazing castle where he was living this tour brings you on a perfect roundtrip through the best parts of the amazing Dracula Mountains.
WHY WE LIKE THIS TOUR
On this adventure, we'll experience the deepnes of the Dracula Mountains, riding over amazing green meadows, forrest tracks, hills and the high mountains with a good chance to see bears and maybe a wolf. We are riding in stages day-to-day, meaning we will spend the nighst in three different locations.
t'Is hard to express the spirit of this tour, you need to feel it riding in this amazing landscape. You will fall in love and we guarnatee that you will have the desire to return as soon as possible.
DURATION AND ITINERARY
This tour lasts for 6 days, with 4 days of riding. The package includes
5 overnight stays including breakfast and dinner. There is no rest day during the stages of the trail.
On the first day of riding we take a comfortable ride from Sighisoara, here it is said that Count Dracula really lived, through wonderful hilly landscape over dirt roads and through meadows and deep forest to the heart of the Dracula Mountains.
The second day of the tour takes us to the high Hargita Mountains and we spend most of the day riding in the huge forests; here we may encounter bears or at least come across bear tracks.
On the third day of riding we ride in the morning a perfect and really challenging hard Enduro track and cross afterwards the Hargita Mountains leading us over 60 km on single trails where the group is completely on its own arriving at the end of an exhausting ride the hotel in a valley where you find bears coming in the darkness close to the village, sometimes even walking on the main road.
The fourth and last day of the tour brings us back to the Dracula Castle where we started the tour.
This tour is designed so that even novice riders and riders with medium level skills enjoy the tour. For the more advanced riders, we have longer daily stages and some nice hard enduro tracks so that everyone will be happy and tired in the evening.
The daily stages are divided so that we stop for lunch in a local inn and take breaks in between where we can relax and have a snack to rest and refuel our bodies.
The length of the daily stages are dependent on the level of rider skill and can be around 100 to 200 km long. We do provide an alternative route if riders become tired during the ride, either via asphalt road routes to the hotel or taking a seat in the support vehicle.
Day 1 – arrival in Sighisoara,; sightseeing and dinner in the Dracula Castle
Day 2-5 – Stage 1-4 of the Dracula Trail riding deep into the Dracula Mountains returning to Sighisoara
Day 6 – departure from Sighisoara
Our tour guides ensure that your riding level is accommodated during the rides - the difficulty can be easy to medium with extreme in the higher mountains. Beginners and less-capable riders have the option to shorten the distances of the stages, and to opt for small parts on desert roads. We have different routes in place for less experienced and extreme riders.
BEST TIME FOR THIS TRAIL
In Dracula Mountains, ideal weather conditions occur between April and October.
TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATION AND BOARD
You will arrive to the Sibiu airport from where we shuttle you to the 90 min. distanced Sighisoara where we will stay here for the first night. Option for a sighseeing walk in the on fortress where Dracula is said to have really lived.
The tour ends in Sighisoara from where we bring you back in the morning of to Sibiu.
ACCOMMODATION AND BOARD
We will stay in comfortable hotels. Breakfast and dinner are included. For lunch, we stop at restaurants on the way. Drinks are not included.
6 tour days
4 guided Enduro tour days (no rest day) in stages, with stays in different hotels
5 overnight stays with breakfast
5 Dinner arrangements
Transfers from Airport Sibiu
Luggage transport between the stages
Riding in 2 different groups with different riding level -
so nobody is overloaded and everyone gets the
maximum Enduro experience
Certified top tour guides
Mechanic service, service car following the stages where
accessible, spare parts, and spare bike
Individual arrival and departure, Motorbike, CDW (insurance for the damages on the rental bike), lunch, drinks, personal insurance, travel cancellation coverage.
MANAGEMENT OF THE TOUR
A tour manager will be available for the whole duration of this tour. Please turn to him regarding any questions, information, or issues.
MOTORBIKES, FUEL AND TYRES
On this tour, a rental bike is offered an option to book. We have KTM and Husqvarna 4-stroke models available. All bikes are the latest models, professionally serviced, and in excellent condition. The bikes come with tires in good condition suitable for the ride with mousses and are equipped with closed rally guards, motor skid plate, and fan. Fuel is included in the rent of the bike. For damages on the bike we recommend to close a CDW with 0 deductible (insurance covering all damages caused by normal wear of Enduro riding)
PARTICIPATION WITH YOUR OWN MOTORBIKE
A participation with your own motorbike is possible on this tour.
On this tour, a professional mechanic services the bikes, with the service car meeting the riders at the lunch point and in the evening (where accessible) to fuel up and perform repairs. A spare bike is available. This service is also available for your own motorbike.
DAMAGES ON THE RENTAL BIKE
We do not charge for normal wear of the bike (like scratches on the plastics). On this tour an insurance (CDW – Crash ‘Damage Waiver) is available which covers damages on the bike. See the terms of business for details.
MANGEMENT OF THE TOUR
A tour manager will welcome you on arrival and will be available throughout the whole tour.
EQUIPMENT AND GEAR
Minimum Enduro gear includes a helmet, goggles, elbow protectors (we recommend a protector jacket), gloves, pants, knee protectors, and Enduro boots.
For this tour a good rain jacket and a backpack with min. 20 liter space for the lunch box, water, 3 liter of fuel, snacks, and a waterproof mobile phone case are mandatory.
We recommend taking a second set of Enduro clothes with you.
Rental gear available on request.
Deposit 500 EUR at booking. The remaining rest is required 60 days before tour start .
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