Muddy Vulcanoes

experience a unique phenomenon and enjoy a bike ride
Cultural / Intermediate / Other / Private & custom / Weekend

Overview

  • Around 70 Km by bike in two days in Buzau County, an interesting area not very from Bucharest
  • Discovering the interesting natural phenomenon of muddy volcanoes
  • Guiding and assistance with professional guide

 

Perfect weather all year long and a great cycling location. The sparsely-populated forests, hills and mountains of Buzau are perfect for sport and adventure activities such as off-road tours, mountain biking. The ideal conditions for all those who are interested in going outside, taking photos, admire a unique natural phenomenon or doing some sports.
The Berca Muddy Volcanoes are a geological and botanical reservation located in the Berca commune in Buz?u County. Its most spectacular feature is the mud volcanoes, small volcano-shaped structures typically a few meters high caused by the eruption of mud and natural gases.

This tour is manageable for participants of various ages and would be a fun tour for a family (minimum age 10 recommended) or first-time bike tourists. A professional guide assists you with technical problems and will give you information about the area, as well as bringing you in contact with the local people.

Price:
from 165.00 €
Duration:
2 days/1 night
Start / End:
Beciu/Beciu
Distance:
70 km total bike ride
Accommodation:
cosy 3* hotel near the Muddy Volcanoes
Activity level:
Intermediate
Custom/Private
Dates:
29 Jun. 2019
05 Oct. 2019

Highlights

  • The Muddy Volcanoes in Beciu
  • Berca Monastery
  • Magura sculpture camp

Day by day

Upon arrival we will begin our short adventure with a visit to the muddy volcanoes followed by a cycling trip in the hilly area of Beciu. We will spend the evening near the muddy volcanoes, in a small hotel.

Dinner and overnight in Beciu area.

After breakfast we will leave the hotel for a cycling trip in the area. Depending on the wish of the group, we have various options for cycling. One option is to visit Magura sculpture camp and follow a 70 km hilly route. Children and non-performing cyclists can stay in the area for shorter cycling experiences in the nearby villages.
Back in Beciu village for farewell and return to Bucharest in the evening.

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What si included

  • 1 night accommodation
  • half board included: one breakfast, one dinner
  • Detailed trip description and programme, GPS maps
  • Bike, accessories and equipment rental (if required)
  • Tickets to several cultural and historical sites included in the itinerary
  • Energizing bars & water supply
  • Vehicle Assistance (whenever roads allow it to pass)
  • English speaking accompanying bike guide (Note: German or French also possible)
  • Local Taxes

Not included

  • Airfare cost
  • Alcoholic and additional drinks during the programme
  • Tips for your cycling guide (~20 EUR/day) or at restaurants (5-10% of the bill)
  • Transfer cost from/to Bucharest
  • Individual travel Insurance for the trip (compulsory in order to be accepted for the tour)
  • Individual insurance for special activities (recommended)
  • All the other conditions are presented in the “Terms and conditions” document

More information

Meeting and departure:

On arrival, the participants will be informed on the programme and other necessary information, they will be familiarised with the local customs and will receive the travel kit (map, equipment, bike and so on). Our guides will make sure that the participants fulfil all terms and conditions.
In case one or more participants did not reach the meeting date and point as scheduled, it is the responsibility of the participant to reach the group during the trip, according to CarpatBike terms and conditions. They will receive the support of our team in finding the group as soon as possible.
Due to the long distance for the first day and the organisational matters, the first day will not include cycling or it will only include short local rides, a visit in the city and local sights.

Terrain:

This tour includes national, local, village, and forest roads through pastoral landscapes and peaceful scenery. The terrain includes hilly routes, unpaved country trails, and rolling hills and is suitable for cyclists in good physical condition.

Lodging:

We have prepared for you a small cosy 3* hotel near the Muddy Volcanoes reserve, with half board included.

Bike info

GT, Cannondale or Trek XC bicycles are available on this tour, and are included in the tour price.

Equipment provided at no charge:

  • Helmet
  • Locks
  • Repair kit
  • Pump
  • Water bottle

Other equipment is available at an additional charge:

  • GPS system
  • Cycle computer
  • Panniers and rack

Pedals/seats:
You may choose to bring your own seat, pedals, bottles and/or other accessories; we will change out seats and pedals for you.

Helmets:
While a helmet can be provided, we recommend that for safety and hygiene reasons you bring your own or plan to purchase one upon arrival. Please consider also bringing your own water recipient.

Dates & Prices

We reward our guests with lower pricing and more dates to choose from the earlier you book.

Also, in case you want to book a tour for a particular date we are happy to prepare a customized offer for your group. Choose any of our existing tour itineraries for your own private adventure.

Book it on your chosen dates, just for your group. Prices may vary depending on group size and availability for selected dates. For groups +10 pp. additional discount apply.

Please contact us for details at home@carpatbike.ro asap.

Dates

from 29 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019 - 2 days/1 night Book now
from 05 Oct 2019 to 06 Oct 2019 - 2 days/1 night Book now

Prices

Price EUR/person/net price Bike rental not included Bike rental included Single room supplement
4-6 € 230 € 250 € 30
7-10 € 200 € 225 € 30
+10 € 165 € 185 € 30
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