Usually, between 30 and 55 years of age, but age is simply a state of mind, and we welcome anyone over the age of 18!
Whenever you have good physical condition and good bicycle handling, you will enjoy our mountain bike tours regardless of your age.
According to the ranking of Safe around, Romania ranked 31 out of 160 among the safest countries in the world, to this we must add that the city where we have flights is a medium city that is very safe, most of the trip will be visiting rural areas, which are calm and safe.
All the areas we visit are covered by a professional mountain rescue service
In Carpathian Dreams we have an action protocol in case of accidents.
Our guides are professionals with training in first aid.
The Carpathians in general, unlike other areas of Europe such as the Alps or the Pyrenees, are areas with less infrastructure and large areas without GSM coverage, which makes it especially advisable to hire guided mountain bike tours with qualified guides.
Romania has a public health system spread throughout the country, with very good professionals although health facilities are of a level below the Western European standard. However, the closest hospital to our playground – Bistrita Nasaud county hospital, has been chosen by the US army troops as one of the best hospitals in the country.
To participate in our trips it is compulsory to have an individual accident insurance, which covers the costs of the necessary health care in case of an accident.
If you do not have insurance, we can arrange one with one of our associated insurers.
To access any part of the Carpathians it is necessary to use land transportation from the various airports. Most of our tours include transfers from Cluj-Napoca International Airport, which is the closest to our area of activity.
Before booking the trip we can advise you personally to choose the best flight option, depending on each particular case since some flights do not appear in all the search engines.
If you have another travel plan to extend your stay in the country, we can advise you on flight reservations, activities, etc.
Apart from the technical equipment for riding a bike that you will find in the technical equipment section, we recommend you take the clothes you need for after the tours and for visiting Cluj. The transportation of your main luggage (suitcase) from one accommodation to another, is includes in our standard tours.
We have been selecting accommodations for many years that allow us to offer a quality standard in which aspects such as traditional aesthetics, close contact with people and the possibility of consuming local products of the highest quality.
As a general rule, the lodgings are usually a three-star bike friendly rural house where you can enjoy a comfortable stay after a day of riding.
We understand our trips as a sum of experiences that allow participants to experience another culture from different points of view.
Without a doubt, gastronomy is an important element to understand the culture of a country.
The menus are designed so that throughout the tour you have the opportunity to taste the most typical dishes of the local cuisine.
We insist in local, homegrown , organic products.
We also ensure that the quantities are in accordance with the energy needs of a sporting activity. (if you think about coming to lose weight we warn you that it will be difficult to get it)
If you need a special diet, inform us in the booking process and we will solve the specific needs.