Orient Express

Journey

Orient Express

Journey

On this Journey, you will ride your motorcycle surrounded by deep valleys, rivers and waterfalls with amazing landscape! We will ferry on the beautiful Canakkale andride along the Mediterranean Sea coast and admire the perfect landscape between beach resorts along with beautiful seaside.

 

You will be inspired by the magic of good bargain art of the Turkish people in the Graand Bazaar where you can buy souvenirs and enjoy the famous Turkish Tea. 

 9 DAYS

 8 NIGHTS

DISTANCE

1350 MILES

Road Based Surface

FROM US $4,050

DAY 1 - Bucharest 
Welcome to Bucharest! 
We prepared for you a visit to the Palace of Parliament, the second largest building in the world after Pentagon. Or you can just walk in the old center where your hotel is located, taste a Romanian wine and feel the spirit of the people and the city!

DAY 2 

We ride our motorcycles towards Veliko Tarnovo , the most historical city in Bulgaria of great traditions and culture. The city is surrounded by deep valleys and rocks; rivers and waterfalls with amazing landscape! Placed among the first 10 destinations to visit in Est Europe, Veliko Tarnovo offers us his unique architecture along with great restaurants and cuisine. We continue our ride to Stara Zagora and we spend the night in the city of straight streets, linden trees and poets.

The motorcycle of your choice. We've a wide selection to choose from, something to suit every taste and experience level.

Expert guide who will share a wealth of knowledge about the flora, fauna, geology and history of each area.

7 nights of accommodation during the tour in comfortable, high quality resorts and hotels.

Support vehicle for luggage transport during the tour

All breakfasts and one traditional dinner are included in the tour

Airport transfers are included in the overall cost of the tour.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Flights and appropriate visas are not included in any of the pricing.

Fuel for the tour is not included in the listed price

Additional fees such as drinks on the tour and during the meals or hotel mini-bar consumption are not included in the pricing you see here.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR JOURNEY

DAY 3 
We leave behind the beautiful mountains and ride towards Canakkale, a port located on Dardanele narrow strait in Northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara. We will pass with the ferry on the beautiful Canakkale where we will visit Troia, the legendary city defeated by the “wooden horse” used in the Troian war. 

DAY 4 
Today we ride along the Mediterranean Sea coast and admire the perfect landscape between beach resorts along with beautiful seaside. We pass the small towns and take the ferry to the cultural and historical heart of Turkey, Istanbul. You will be inspired by the magic of good bargain art of the Turkish people in the Graand Bazaar where you can buy souvenirs and enjoy the famous Turkish Tea on the small streets of the old city. Dinner will be served in a traditional Tavern where you taste ‘Meze’, drink ‘Raki’ and listen to live Turkish music performed by Gipsy Musicians, a perfect combination of specially designed costumes and live traditional music!
 

DAY 5 
We leave behind the beautiful traditional city of Instanbul and ride our motorcycle through Bulgarian Strandzha Mountains, between the forests and hills and admire the traditional architecture of Bulgarian houses. We stop in Burgas resort located on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, surrounded by lakes and sea with great fauna highly recognized for their significant biodiversity. Enjoy the Bulgarian traditional food on the beach and take a walk in the Bulgarian Sea Garden, a great way to spend the rest of the day! 

DAY 6

DAY 7 
Today we will have a great ride on the coast of the Black Sea with beautiful scenery of valleys, mountains and sea coast! We pass through the Bulgarian Beach Resorts and continue our ride to Romania, Tulcea city. We spend the night in the Danube Delta, formed by the Danube Delta River which is the second largest river delta in Europe and is the best preserved on the continent.

 

The Danube Delta resort is part of the World Heritage Site and internationally visited for the wild combination of nature and fauna. It hosts 23 natural ecosystems and it represents a very favorable place for the development of highly diverse flora and fauna, unique in Europe, with numerous rare species. We will drive the boats on the channels of the river and make pictures of the amazing landscape! 

DAY 8 
Today we ride our motorcycle back to Bucharest on a great road with valleys, pine trees and Romanian villages; we spend the rest of the day in beautiful Bucharest Old City and share stories about our perfect holiday… 

DAY 9 - Departure

1 190 KM  

 750 MI      

BMW R1200GS

  • 1200cc Twin cylinder boxer engine

  • Seat height 90cm (35In) Approx.

  • Inner Leg Curve 195cm (78in) Approx

  • Heated Hand Grips

  • BMW style accessory power socket

  • Engine protection bars

  • Bash plate

  • Dual purpose tires

  • Journey Cost w/ R1200GS $4,350

BMW F800GS 

  • 800cc Parallel twin cylinder engine

  • Seat height 88cm (34In) Approx.

  • Inner Leg Curve 193cm (76in) Approx

  • Heated Hand Grips

  • BMW style accessory power socket

  • Engine protection bars

  • Bash plate

  • Dual purpose tires

  • Journey Cost w/ F800GS $4,050 

BMW F700GS 

  • 800cc (de-tuned) Parallel twin cylinder engine

  • Seat height 82cm (32In) Approx.

  • Inner Leg Curve 181cm (71in) Approx

  • Heated Hand Grips

  • BMW style accessory power socket

  • Engine protection bars

  • Bash plate

  • Duel purpose tires

  • Journey Cost w/ F800GS $4,050

Pillion / Support Vehicle US $1,200

Ride Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100% of this ride is on pavement; some sections of pavement can be potholed and narrow. 
On the more difficult sections pillions can travel in the support vehicle, space permitting.

Tour Start/End

Tour Start: Bucharest 

Tour End:  Bucharest 

 

Climate

Romania has a temperate-continental climate with moderate features which is characteristic for Central Europe. with hot summers, long, cold winters and very distinct seasons. Abundant snowfalls may occur throughout the country from December to mid-March, especially if you are in the mountainous areas of Romania.

 

The annual average temperature depends on latitude and ranges from 8°C in the North and 11°C in the South, with temperatures of 2.6°C in the mountains and 12°C in the plains. In general, the warmest areas are in the southern districts of Romania. Daytime temperatures vary from 0-5°C in the winter and 25-30°C in summer months. In the southern areas it can be warmer, in the northern and eastern mountainous districts of Transsilvania it can be cooler with moderate daytime temperatures and cool nights in the summer and temperatures far below zero in the winter.

 

Accommodation

  • 8 nights of accommodation.

  • Our accommodations range from small family run hotels through to 5 star hotels. 

  • A flexible attitude is needed as standards are not always what we are accustomed to. 

  • All accommodation is on a twin share basis. If you are traveling alone we will pair you up with another solo traveler. However, if you prefer single accommodation a single supplement is available: USD $175.00

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Meals

  • On every day of the tour we include breakfast: 8 Breakfasts 

  • Lunches and Dinners are not include

 

Important Information

  • All riders must have a valid motorcycle license and at least two years riding experience. 

  • It is a requirement that all clients have appropriate insurance for this type of expedition. 

  • An experienced and qualified medic will be joining us and we always carry an extensive medical kit in case of injury’s, large or small.

  • We will be utilizing a support vehicles to carry all of our luggage, equipment and other gear as well as to accommodate pillion passengers who may wish to have some time off the bike.  This means that the bikes will be traveling light without the weight of any luggage to be worried about.

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