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Off-road Experience in Romania

6 days
Transylvania,
Private guided tours
Jeep Tours in Romania,

Join us for a great off-road tour in Romania. You will have fantastic days with adventure and new experiences. We will drive along the mountain routes, we will pass by scenic lakes and rivers, we’ll cross wild forests and we will explore the charming countryside of Transylvania with its green rolling hills and old villages. During our jeep tour in Romania we will meet local people which are living in mountain villages or in the authentic old Transylvanian villages. Find more about their way of life, traditions and crafts. Local food and drinks will be part of the tour experience. Discover Romania and its amazing sceneries, wild nature still preserved and untouched by modern technology. We are using special equipped 4WD cars which allow us to drive on these off-road paths in a safe and comfortable way. Each vehicle allows 3-4 passengers. There are two ways to organize this off-road tours in Romania. One in which you can try your own driving skills and some or each tourist can alternate driving the car. Or you can just enjoy the ride sitting as a passenger and our experienced off-road drivers will do the work.

Highlights

Off-road tours in Romania, Saxon villages from Transylvania, Latorita Mountains, Sureanu Mountains National Park, Cindrel Mountains

Prices

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The price include

5 nights accommodation; Meal plan (5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner); transport with 4WD vehicles; Private tour Guide; Tour of the village in horse driven carriage in Sibiu area, Visits to the local craftsmen. Local taxes.

The price not include

Other meals not mentioned; Other services; Personal expenses; Photo/video tax (required in some museums.

The price include

5 nights accommodation; Meal plan (5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner); transport with 4WD vehicles; Private tour Guide; Tour of the village in horse driven carriage in Sibiu area, Visits to the local craftsmen. Local taxes.

The price not include

Other meals not mentioned; Other services; Personal expenses; Photo/video tax (required in some museums.

Day 1. Arrival in Romania

You can use as arriving airports as: Sibiu (SBZ), Bucharest (OTP), Cluj-Napoca (CLJ), Targu Mures (TGM) or you can arrive by train to: Sibiu, Sighisoara or Brasov. Meet our representative and you’ll be transferred to Sibiu.Optionally, depending on your arrival time we can organize a walking tour in the Sibiu’s Old Town.Overnight in Sibiu in a 4 stars hotel located in the Old Town. Ex: Ramada, Forum Continental, Levoslav, etc.

Day 2. Saxon villages area – Olt River Valley

Off-road tour in Romania

Breakfast. It is the first adventure day in our off-road tour in Romania. At 9.00 AM we’ll check out the hotel. After a short briefing we sign in for the jeeps and we’ll start driving in the hilly area next to Sibiu to discover the beauty of the Saxons (German) heritages. The charming countryside, old picturesque villages spread over the green hills and valleys. We eat a box lunch in a shady place on the way. We’ll have an off-road drive in the pastoral area of the Saxon villages, we observe the picturesque settlements, the sheep and cow folds. All the way we can admire  the majestic Fagaras Mountains ridge. You’ll find more about the local’s way of life, their customs and traditions.
Next we’ll approach the Carpathians Mountains (Southern Range) and we’ll drive along the beautiful Olt River Valley which is crossing the mountain all the way to southern Romania. We will stop in the mountains at Voineasa resort to spend the evening and the night.
Overnight at Zan Hotel**** or similar.
Meals included: breakfast, box lunch

Off-road tour in Romania
Off-road tour in Romania
Off-road tour in Romania

Day 3. Off-road tour in Latorita Mountains

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Breakfast. All day we drive off-road along the Ridge of Latorita Mountains with great 360 degree views over the wilderness. The highest point of the route is 2100m. This off-road route it is one of the most spectacular in Romania and in Europe. It offers great scenery, breathtaking views over the Carpathians mountains and lakes as also towards the valleys of Transylvania or Wallachia. This was a strategic route in the past known only by shepherds and locals.
Overnight at Hotel Alpin***.
Meals included: breakfast, box lunch

jeep tour in Romania
jeep tour in Romania
jeep tour in Romania

Day 4. Wild forest off-road in Sureanu Mountains, barbeque

Off-road tours in Transylvania

Breakfast. We’ll start driving through the deep gorge carved by the strong stream of the Jiet river all the way to Petrosani. Here we buy fresh meat and supplies for the lunch planned barbeque. We have a challenging driving day through the Sureanu Mountains National Park. We use the low gear and test our driving skills in the shade of the old oak forest. 
We get to the perfect lunch spot for a relaxing barbeque meal. We continue descending towards Transylvania – Sebes area.
We end the day at our hotel for a relaxing evening. Hotel Golf Pianu (în Pianu de Sus)/Casa Buna (Garbova)
Meals included: breakfast, barbeque lunch

Off-road tours in Romania
Off-road tours in Romania
Off-road tours in Transylvania

Day 5. Jeep tour in Cindrel Mountains, Sibiel

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Breakfast. We’ll continue our off-road tour in Romania with a new adventure in the Cindrel Mountains. This is one of the most important pastoral areas from Romania, one of the most popular activities is growing sheep and making cheese. There are very prosperous and beautiful villages where people are very interested to maintain their traditions, old activities and crafts. You’ll have great views over the mountains and the Transylvanian mountain villages and valleys. Box lunch will be served on the way.
We’ll end our off-road trip in the evening, staying in a very traditional area characteristic for Transylvanian rural life – Marginimea Sibiului. Just before dinner we will enjoy a horse driven wagon tour in the village and its surroundings. Then we’ll serve a delicious homemade farewell dinner served in a local guest house, drinks included.
Overnight in a local guesthouse
Meals included: breakfast, box lunch, dinner

Off-road tours in Romania
Off-road tours in Romania
Off-road tours in Romania

Day 6. End of our jeep tour in Romania

Breakfast. According with your departure flight times we will transfer you at the airport or train station.

End of tour services.

Customize your off-road tour in Romania

Above it is presented just a sample of a tour itinerary. We can always customize the trip and give you the best price and conditions according with your requirements and travel details.
There are several choices to organize an off-road tour in Romania. First choice is when all or some of the tourists want to experience driving by their own and to test their skills. Then we will have one car driven by our tour guide which goes ahead followed by up to 6 cars with a maximum of 4 tourists per vehicle. Second choice is to just enjoy the ride and let our experienced drivers do the work. Our visitors will just enjoy the beauty of the countryside, mountains, wild forest and amazing landscapes.
Third choice is for the ones which want to drive their own cars. We will have just a tour guide and a vehicle to show you the way. Transportation, fuel, parking will be in your charge.
You may choose from 2-3 days to 10 days, or more, in our selection of jeep tours in Romania.
We can change the type and level of accommodation as much is possible for the area where we have to stay overnight.
You can combine an off-road tour with a cultural trip or any other type of tours in Romania. You can see on our webpage our standard Romania tours selection.
Therefore it is very important to contact us, to tell us more about your traveling plans, how many people are in your group and which type of the driving experience you choose. Then we will send you our customized tour offer.

Payment and Cancellations Policy for the off-road tour in Romania

Payments
To secure your booking a deposit of 100 euro/person is required.
The final payment has to be made with minimum 15 days prior the tour start.
The payments can be made online by credit card or by banking transfer
In certain circumstances can be made cash or card on arrival
Cancellations
Special conditions. If an emergency situation occurs (pandemic, disasters, revolution, war, etc) and the Romanian authorities or the authorities from the traveler’s country impose restrictions to travel, to enter or leave the country, the cancellation can be made anytime without any penalty.
Standard conditions. If none of the above mentioned situations occur the cancellation policy is:
No penalty will apply if the cancellation is made with minimum 15 days prior the tour. Any deposit paid will be refunded in maximum 10 days.
20 % penalty fee apply if the cancellation is made with 5-14 days prior the our departure.
50% penalty fee apply if the cancellation is made with less than 5 days prior the tour start or in case of NO SHOW.

 

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Why to book this tour?

Off-road tours in Romania offer a great experience and are a perfect way to explore some less known areas, isolated places deep in nature. They are a chance to see local ways of life and households located in isolated areas, charming mountain villages untouched by modern life. Are things which are very rare to be seen in Europe and we have to take the advantage to see them as long as they still exist.
If you have an adventurous spirit, if you want to test your driving skills join our off-road tour in Romania.
Enjoy breathtaking scenery over the Carpathian mountains, driving over the mountains, wild forest or green rolling hills. You’ll stay far away from crowded tourist areas spending all day in peaceful areas in the middle of nature. Our experienced drivers and special equipped cars will assure your comfort and safety along your off-road tour in Romania.
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