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Motorcycle Tour - Top of Balkans Mountains (Romania, Serbia, Montenegro and Albania)

TOUR RUNS:
Anytime from June to October for groups of minimum 4 people.

INDIVIDUAL DATES 2018:
27.07.2018 – 05.08.2018
17.08.2018 – 26.08.2018

All tours have a guaranteed departure.
Maximum 8 motorcycles on tour.

The first and last days mentioned in the itinerary are the arrival and departure days in and from Bucharest. Book your flights accordingly!

DAYS:
10 days / 8 days riding

MILEAGE:
In total around 2300 km,
In average between 180 km and 380 km daily

Tour starts and ends:
Bucharest

PRICE / PERSON:
» Staying in a single room and ride:

BMW F650GS twin (800cc) - 2560, -EURO
BMW F800GS - 2660, -EURO
BMW S1000XR - 2930, -EURO
BMW R1200GS LC - 2930, -EURO
BMW R1200GS LC ADV - 2960, -EURO


» Sharing a double room and ride:

Driver:

BMW F650GS twin (800cc) - 2380, -EURO
BMW F800GS - 2480, -EURO
BMW S1000XR - 2750, -EURO
BMW R1200GS LC - 2750, -EURO
BMW R1200GS LC ADV - 2780, -EURO


Passenger - 1625, -EURO

» Payment required for reservation - 200, -EURO
The payment will be done by PayPal or by bank transfer.
For further information please contact us.

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HIGHLIGHTS:
Bucharest, Transalpina Road, Urdele Pass, Transfagarsan road, Sibiu, Bratocea Pass, Clisura Dunarii, Durmitor National Park, Lovcen National Park, Biogradska National Park, Djerdap National Park, Bay of Kotor, old town of Budva, Skadar Lake, Kelemen road, Vidraru Lake.

ACCOMMODATION:
4**** stars hotels and pension

Price includes:
» 9 nights accommodation on 4**** hotels and pension with safe parking for the motorcycles
» 9 dinners, including welcome and farewell dinners in traditional local restaurants (a la carte, you will order direct from the menu what you want to eat)
» 9 breakfasts
» Experienced guide on a motorcycle
» Detailed route sheets and all maps for the region being toured
» Airport transfer on arrival and departure
» 24 hours technical support
» Motorcycle (all motorcycles are insured with Third party liability insurance and Comprehensive vehicle insurance), equipped with side cases and top case
» Support VAN for luggage, souvenir purchases and 1 or 2 passengers

Price does not include:
» fuel for your motorcycle
» entrance to museums
» gratuities and tips
» beverages and meals other than those specified
» air tickets

DAY 1: Bucharest arrival
Welcome to Romania!
We will pick you up from the airport and bring you to the hotel. The hotel is situated in the center of Bucharest, a city with a vibrating culture, art galleries, museums and a busy night life. Known as "Little Paris" and its reputation for the high life, Romania's largest city and capital Bucharest, offers a historical charm, a large number of museums, art galleries, exquisite Orthodox churches and unique architectural sites. We start our visit with the Parliament Palace (formerly called the People's Palace). Build within Nicolae Ceausescu's vision, the Parliament Palace provides 3.76 million square feet and it is considered as the world's second largest building after the U.S. Pentagon. In the evening we will have a welcome special dinner organized by us and we will discuss the details of our tour.

DAY 2: Bucharest – Orsova
We leave behind a beautiful city and ride our motorcycles through a spectacular road to Danube River. You can consider this day as a warm up day for the next days.

DAY 3: Drobeta – Danube River – Uzice
This is the day when we will begin our experience in other countries.
We leave the legendary place of Dracula and we continue our motorcycle tour to Serbia along the Danube on a beautiful road with great landscape. We pass through "Clisura Dunarii", the place where the history of Romania begins. Here you can see rock-carved figure of Decebal. The sculpture is 55 m high and 25 m wide. Next stop is Zlatibor called "Golden Pine Mountain". Zlatibor is supposed to get its name from white pine trees with yellow conifer.

DAY 4: Uzice - Durmitor National Park
Just after we leave the city behind the real riding fun starts. This will be the day of the corners, 220 kilometers of twisty roads with not much traffic. Roads take us through some of the most remote areas of both, Bosnia and Serbia. Before the border we stop at a traditional village that the Serbian film director Emir Kusturica built for his film Life Is a Miracle. After we cross the border in Bosnia we stop in Višegrad to see the Ottoman-era Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was popularized by Nobel Prize winning author Ivo Andrić in his novel The Bridge on the Drina. We continue our tour to Durmitor National Park which will offers us beautiful landscape, glacial lakes like Crno Jezero (Black Lake) and perfect roads full with hairpins. We will ride our motorcycle in the mountain at 2000 m altitude.

DAY 5: Durmitor National Park – Lovcen National Park – Bay of Kotor – Budva
A spectacular day is waiting for us. We will ride our motorcycles all day long on roads full with hairpins and a lot of curves. We continue our motorcycle tour to Lovcen National Park where you will admire an incredible landscape.
Next destination is Bay of Kotor a UNESCO World heritage Site, also called Golf of Kotor. Here we will find the most impressive landscapes on the Mediterranean coast. We will ride our motorcycles along the coast with the sea on the left side and the mountains on the right side. The spectacle of the beautiful mountains into the Adriatic see makes it worth riding and enjoying the view.

DAY 6: Budva – Skadar Lake – Kopaonik National Park
We continue our motorcycle tour to Montenegro through Skadar National Park, where we will ride on beautiful and narrow roads full with curves along the Skadar Lake. This will be another day of twisty mountain riding with very challenging roads.
We will ride our motorcycle on nice roads up to 1700m surrounded by mountain peaks, we will admire the beautiful landscape and we will make nice pictures. Kopaonik National Park is characterized by its extraordinary natural beauty.

DAY 7: Kopaonik National Park – Drobeta
We continue our motorcycle tour to Negotin. We raise towards a gorgeous landscape, perfect for motor ride, along Danube, a fairytale land haunted by peasants and mysteries.

DAY 8: Drobeta – Transalpina road – Urdele Pass – Sibiu
We continue our motorcycle tour to Transalpina, highest mountain road from the entire Carpathian Mountain chain. We ride on fantastic roads and beautiful serpentines at 2145 meters; make pictures of the beautiful landscape of Transalpina road.
It is a perfect playground for demanding motorcyclists.
We finish the day in Sibiu. The city was founded by the Saxon colonists and called once "Hermannstadt". Voted in 2007 together with Luxemburg the "European Cultural Capital, "The Music City" offers us a great number of cultural monuments, a diversity of museums and various artistic events.

DAY 9: Sibiu – Transfagarsan road – Bucharest
We ride now through Transfagarasan road, 91 km just perfect for motor riding! Build at 2042 meters altitude over Fagaras Mountains which are the highest mountains in Romania, Transfagarasan road offers the most spectacular landscape in Europe! Open to the public only 2 months per year due to cold weather, Transfagarasan was called by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May from Top Gear as "the most amazing road we have ever seen"! We admire at the end of the road an incredible lake called Balea Lake which is located in the middle of the mountains and make perfect pictures. We finish our beautiful day in Bucharest. We will enjoy our goodbye dinner and share our perfect moments of our motorcycle tour.

DAY 10: Bucharest departure
Hope that you enjoyed the tour and we wish you happy journey home.

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