This enduro trekking tour takes us on the tracks of the red bull romaniacs.
Duration: 6 Days / Short Trip 5 Days
Location: Sibiu, Romania
The stunning views from the summits of this incredible landscape of the Carpathian Mountains and the tracks of the Red Bull Romaniacs with its extreme up and downhills.
WHY WE LIKE THIS TOUR
You experience the difficulty and the length of the tracks of the Red Bull Romaniacs in a group with a guide who has chicken lines and shortcuts at hand when needed. The group helps together to manage the day.
Kings Trail Short (5 days):
DURATION AND ITINERARY
This tour has a duration of 6 days of which 4 are riding days. The daily stages are between 120 and 150 km approx. The shoert trip goes over 5 days with 3 riding days.
Day 1 – Arrival and overnight stay in Sibiu.
Day 2 through 6 – Stage 1 to 5 of the Kings Trail Romania, overnight stays in hotels on the way, return to Sibiu on stage 6 and overnight in Sibiu. Luggage transport between the stages.
Day 7 – Departure from Sibiu.
Short trip has the same program in 5 tour days with 3 stages.
The difficulty level of this tour is high! Physical fitness and at least good or medium riding skills are necessary. We ride on Romaniacs Bronze and Silver Class tracks. Take into consideration that the level of difficulty increases significantly when wet. We are riding on high altitudes, steep up and downhills, into deep valleys and along tight single trails.
For extreme sections, we have so called “chicken lines” prepared and we can shorten the daily stages by cutting out parts of the stage.
BEST TIME FOR THIS TRAIL
This trail is possible to do from June through September due to the exposed regions and high altitudes with alpine character we are crossing.
For weather information check Accuweather for the locations Sibiu, Petrosani and Straja (Huneadora).
TRAVEL AND HOTEL TRANSFER
The airport for this destination is SIBIU. Pickup at arrival and transfer is included. Approx. transfer time: 10 min. Alternative airports: Bucharest (4-5 hours), Cluj Napoca (2.5 hours), Tirgu Mures (2 hours). Transfer from these airports are not included and can be organized on request.
You will be picked up at the Airport. Please check the info board in the hotel lobby for the daily program and the daily briefings.
ACCOMMODATION AND BOARD
The standard hotel of this tour on the arrival and the departure day is the Hotel IBIS*** in the center of Sibiu. During the stages, we stay in very comfortable hotels in the mountains.
Breakfast and dinner are included. For lunch (not included), we stop on the way. Drinks are not included.
Hotel check-in at 2 pm, checkout at 12 pm. The hotels can change on availability.
6 tour daysj, short trip 5 tour days
4 riding days, short trip 3 riding days (no rest day) in stages staying in different hotels.
5 overnight stays with breakfast, short trip 4 stays.
5 dinner arrangements, 4 for the short trip.
Transfers from Airport Sibiu to hotel and back.
Service car following the trail with spare parts
and spare bike.
Luggage transport between the stages.
For each riding level we offer its own group, so nobody is overloaded and everybody gets a maximum of Enduro riding.
Certified top tour guides.
Mechanic service, spare parts, and spare bike.
Tour manager during the whole tour duration.
RideXpower function shirt, diploma, and a small present .
Individual arrival and departure, motorbike, CDW (insurance for the damages on the rental bike), lunch, drinks, personal insurance, travel cancellation coverage.
MANGEMENT OF THE TOUR
A tour manager will be available for the whole duration of this tour. Please turn to him with any question, for info, and with any problem.
MOTORBIKES, FUEL AND TYRES
On this tour, a rental bike and fuel can be booked as extra. We have KTM and Husqvarna 2- and 4-stroke models available. All bikes are the latest models, professionally serviced, and in excellent condition. The bikes come with new or almost new tires with mousses and are equipped with closed rallye guards, motor skid plate (for 2-strokes including exhaust pipe guard) and fan.
An option for new Mitas tires (green soft version) can be booked as extra.
Participation on this tour with your own bike is possible. The mechanic service for your own motorbike is still included in the tour package.
On this tour, a professional mechanic services the bikes, and a service car meets the riders at the lunch point (where accessible) to fuel up and to do repairs. A spare bike is available.
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.
EQUIPMENT AND GEAR
Minimum Enduro gear are a helmet, googles, 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 water, snacks and a waterproof mobile phone case are mandatory.
We recommend taking a second set of Enduro cloths with you.
Rental gear available on request.
Deposit 500 EUR at booking and the rest 60 days before tour start. For the short trip we ask for a deposit of 400 EUR.
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