Short escape to Rarau mountains

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3 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
90 Km
avg 45 Km

Description

The Rarau Mountains together with Giumalau Massif are part of the Eastern Carpathians and offer you fantastic cycling opportunities. Though of moderate height (the Rarau-1,653 m and the Giumalau-1,857 m), the beauty of the landscape with karst relief, old forests and geological preserves and the numerous paths on easy slopes for hiking, attract many mountain lovers. Rarau is the tourist symbol of Bucovina. Some of the most beautiful spots are: the Devils Mill Gorges, a geological and morphological preserve in the Rarau Mountains, impressive for the height of the walls; the Ladys Stones, splendid Gothic towers formed of alpine limestone; the Secular Forest from Slatioara, one of the oldest forests of Romania and even Europe, with some trees of 350-400 years old; Putna Valley Forest, a forest preserve under Giumalau Peak sheltering a rich fauna. Vatra Dornei (802 m) is a resort looking up to the high peaks of Rarau-Giumalau Mountains, situated at the confluence of the rivers Dorna and Bistrita, in one of the most beautiful depressions of the Eastern Carpathians - Tara Dornelor. It is well known for its mineral waters, as well as for its ski tracks. Furthermore, its cheese assortments are also said to be the best. Cycling enthusiasts will be delighted to find out that Rarau offers many forestry trails and marked footpaths, which offer great views of the amazing landscape.

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Tour Location

Country:
Romania
From:
Pojorata
To:
Pojorata

Tour Information

Duration:
3 Days
Level:
Mod-Advanced
Terrain:
On-road
Tour Language:
English|German|French
Cost From:
EUR 535

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
90 Km
Riding Days:
2
Month(s):
August

Additional Information

Inclusions

� Full board for all period - Breakfasts, Dinners and Picnic Lunches
All entrances to museums and other sights included in the itinerary
Energizers & refreshment drinks
Luggage transportation
Vehicle Assistance (whenever roads allow it to pass)
English speaking accompanying bike guide (Note: We may organize also German or French Speaking guides, pls. inquire)
Local Taxes
Branded t-shirt
Souvenirs

Exclusions

Airfare
Alcoholic drinks
Extra charges for laundry telephone or fax charges, room service, etc.
Insurance
Bike, accessories and equipment rental
Transport between the airport or station and Pojorita

Options

Bike hire

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