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 up to 24 hours 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 (100EUR/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 30 days prior to your tour date.
Q: When is the riding season?
A: Our tours run from April to November.
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 - accommodation! No tarmac to reach sections, no gates...On all our trips we usually ride 99% off-road!
Q: How many persons does a tour group include?
A: The groups are of maximum 12 persons and a minimum of 4 riders.
Q: Will I need a license?
A: No. We will be riding off road, so there is no license needed.
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 created for a group of minimum 4 riders. Discounts are available for bigger groups, please check the page Deals & Discounts.
Q: What is included in the price?
• Motorbike and fuel
• Riding kit
• Refuel during lunch break
• Trail tour guide
• Download link to professional photos & videos shot on your trip
• Trip souvenir
• Airport transfers from Sibiu Airport
Q: What is not included in the price?
A: Not included: Lunch and dinner ( 15-20 euros per meal ), flight tickets, alcoholic drinks, airport transfers if different from Sibiu.
Q: What kit do you provide? Can I bring my own kit?
A: We provide: Boots, body armour, MX pants and jersey. You are free to bring your own equipment if you feel more comfortable using your own gear.
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: 20-30L rucksack, helmet, goggles, gloves, knee guards, thin rain jacket, lightweight footwear, minimal personal toiletries, swim shorts, 2-3 pairs of riding socks, 1 pair of pants ( shorts for the summer ), money for lunch and dinner and coffee breaks, ID, GoPro and spare cards and batteries, aspirins/paracetamol – some form of pain killer, anti-inflammatory pills/cream, plasters, 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 in the tour price. The accommodation is in twin shared room in a rural guest house, 20 minutes drive from the city of Sibiu.
Q: How old do I have to be?
A: The minimum age to participate in our guided motorcycle tours is 18.