Frequently Asked Questions about our guided motorcycle tours ↓
Q: What airport do I need to fly in to?
A: The nearest airport is Sibiu - https://www.sibiuairport.ro/en/
Transfers from this airport are included in the price.
We are happy to advise for the best route, so please send us a message...
Q: How do I sign up for one of your guided motorcycle tours?
A: Please send us an email and we will reply as soon as we can, usually within a few hours but when we are riding it can take a bit more to get back to you. Once we have agreed on dates, the following steps need to be completed:
1. We will send you our online booking form which you can fill in and submit.
2. Pay deposit 150EUR/GBP per rider via bank transfer or PayPal. The deposit reserves your spot on the tour.
3. The full balance of your tour needs to be paid 60 days prior to your tour date.
Q: When is the riding season?
A: Our tours run from April to November.
Q: Do you have a calendar for the tours?
A: We don't have a calendar but we run the trips during the week and weekends, please send us an email with the month/dates you are looking at and we will let you know the availability...
Q: What is the distance from the base to the first off-road section?
A: Basically we can ride off-road straight from our base! No tarmac to reach sections, no gates...On all our trips we usually ride 99% off-road!
Q: Will I need a license?
A: A license is not needed for most of our trips as we will be riding off-road.
Q: I am a very new to motorcycle riding, can I ride with you?
A: Whether you have street experience and no off-road experience or little motorcycle experience at all we will help you learn and master the basics by the end of the trip.
Q: Do I need holiday/personal accident insurance that covers me for off-road riding in Romania?
A: Yes. Holiday-Travel insurance (repatriation coverage) is mandatory.
Q: What are the prices?
A: The prices are as listed on the TRIPS page and are made for a group of minimum 4 riders! For 1-3 riders the price of the trip will be increased with 25%.
Q: What is included in the price?
• Motorbike ( with mousses, handguards, skid plate, radiator guards, ventilator )
• Overnight away from the base in a different location.
• Lunch when riding
• Tour guide
• Bike damages up to 100EUR/bike. Over 100EUR the damages have to be covered by the rider,,,
• Spare bike
• Assistance by a 4x4 vehicle
• Trip souvenir
• Airport transfers from Sibiu Airport
Q: What is not included in the price?
A: Not included: dinner, riding kit, flight tickets, drinks, airport transfers if different from Sibiu, etc.
Q: Can you provide the riding kit?
A: For 25 EUR/person you can rent the full kit for the entire trip ( MX pants and jersey, helmet, knee guards, body armour, goggles, gloves and boots ). We always recommend bringing your own riding gear as you fill more comfortable while riding.
Q:Do you offer discounts?
A: Yes. Please visit the DEALS & DISCOUNTS page and get in touch for the latest deals and offers!
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: 10-20L rucksack, thin rain jacket, lightweight footwear, 2-3 pairs of riding socks, ear plugs, money, ID, ibuprofen ( some form of pain killer ), first-aid kit, energy/glucose tablets, medical insurance with repatriation ( mandatory ).
Q: What happens if I need to cancel?
A: There are a few options, depending on how long before the guided motorcycle tours dates you need to cancel. You can change the name of the person that will participate in the tour or use the deposit money for a future tour. Please read more details on this in the Transylvania Trails Terms and conditions section.
Q: Is accommodation included in the Transylvania Trails tour price?
A: Yes, the accommodation is included based on twin shared rooms. Single supplement room is available at the cost of 25 EUR per night. The base is located in rural Transylvania 25 minutes from Sibiu.
Q: How old do I have to be?
A: The minimum age to participate in our guided motorcycle tours is 18.