Balkan Adventure Tour

Experience

Experience the Balkans on two wheels

12-day motorcycling trip from Romania to the breathtaking Adriatic Coast
This trip is more than a motorcycling tour – it is an epic ride through a region rich in history, breathtaking nature and cultural diversity. It is an unforgettable journey from the pulsating metropolis of Bucharest to the sun-drenched coasts of Dubrovnik. On your trip you will cross Romania, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia and experience highlights such as the legendary Transfăgărășan, the majestic Durmitor Mountains and picturesque Mostar. Every day offers new winding bends, fascinating sights and encounters with the hospitable culture of the Balkans. Experience the Balkans from a whole new perspective – from your motorbike.

This is what is waiting for you

The Balkans and Dracula’s home

From Bucharest, the tour takes you through Dracula’s home. Explore the Durmitor National Park, admire the Bay of Kotor and feel the thrill of the legendary Transfăgărășan mountain road. Immerse yourself in the heritage and hospitality of the Balkans.

Your complete carefree package

All you have to do is arrive, and our partner will take care of everything else. Your BMW GS is already waiting for you. Our partner will ensure that the group enjoys optimum route planning, top-class accommodation, and authentic local restaurants.

Certified BMW Motorrad tour guides

Experienced IAA instructors accompany you on your journey and provide expert information as well as some useful hints and tips. Small group sizes mean that you receive optimal supervision, allowing you to enjoy your tour to its fullest.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Day 3

Bucharest to Zlatibor

On the first day you arrive in Bucharest, the ‘Little Paris of the East’. Your journey begins here. Upon arrival, you will first explore the imposing Palace of Parliament and prepare yourself for the adventure ahead.

The journey begins on the second day with a spectacular trip to the Danube, a foretaste of what is to come. On the way, you will pass the historical region of Clisura Dunării along the riverbank and admire the majestic rock sculpture of Decebalus.

On the third day, the trail leads you through the Djerdap National Park in Serbia. Here you will experience the lush nature along the Danube before arriving in Zlatibor. The shining golden pines welcome you to this idyllic mountain region.

Day 4 – Day 7

Zlatibor to Dubrovnik

The winding roads take you to remote areas of Bosnia and Serbia on day four. You will visit the village from Emir Kusturica’s film and cross the imposing Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge. Your destination today is the Durmitor National Park, which rewards you with glacial lakes and jaw-dropping roads.

The fifth day boasts tons of road bends and astonishing views as you drive from Durmitor to Lovćen National Park and finally to the Bay of Kotor. The dramatic scenery along the coast will inspire you.

In Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, you can treat yourself to a well-deserved break on the sixth day. The well-preserved old town and the impressive city wall offer a unique insight into the history of the region.

Your journey continues to Mostar, famous for its historic bridge over the Neretva river. Sarajevo, with its fascinating mixture of oriental and European culture, finally awaits you on the seventh day of your motorcycling tour.

Day 8 – Day 12

Sarajevo to Bucharest

Belgrade, the lively capital of Serbia, impresses with a rich history and the imposing Belgrade Fortress. You can spend the eighth day exploring the city. On the ninth day, you return to Romania and visit the impressive Cheile Nerei-Beușnița National Park. The unique Bigar waterfall will amaze you.

On the tenth day, you will experience breathtaking views at an altitude of 2,145 metres on the Transalpina road before arriving in charming Sibiu. After an eventful evening in this beautiful city, you will continue on the legendary Transfăgărășan mountain road on the eleventh day. This takes you through the highest mountains in Romania, surrounded by spectacular landscapes. In the evening, you celebrate this unforgettable motorbike trip in Bucharest. You start your journey home with countless memories. These 12 days will be a real adventure through the heart of the Balkans.

The trip will rekindle your passion for motorcycling.

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Cristian Dragan

Managing Director, Motorcycle Hub SRL

Experience details

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Additional options

Additional options

Your journey takes place on a BMW F 800 GS. If you would like to ride a different model, you can choose from the following models for an additional charge:

  • BMW F 900 GS / F 900 GS Adventure: EUR 150
  • BMW R 1250 GS: EUR 500
  • BMW R 1250 GS Adventure: EUR 600
  • BMW R 1300 GS: EUR 600

The price for one helmet is EUR 120.
The single room supplement is EUR 500.
The price for one passenger is EUR 2,440.

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The bike used for the tour, the BMW GS

The bike used for the tour, the BMW GS

The BMW GS family makes every surface you will find on the tour a uniquely enjoyable riding experience. Don’t lose sight of your destination if you wish to expand your horizons. Thanks to their comprehensive equipment, you can adjust the bikes to your needs with ease, allowing you to enjoy each and every second.

The motorcycles may vary from the ones depicted. The image serves only to represent the product family.

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View from a Balkan mountain road

Frequently asked questions

How can I book a FUEL FOR LIFE experience?

Simply use the contact form to send us your enquiry. To do this, use the ‘Send request now’ button and enter your contact details. 

Select the options that best suit your needs from the services offered in the following overview. Our partner providing the service will immediately submit an offer tailored to your wishes and will be happy to answer any further questions you may have. 

Please note that submitting an enquiry to our partner does not constitute a confirmed booking. The booking will be confirmed directly between you and our partner in the next step.

Who is the organising partner?

This experience is offered by our certified partner Motorcycle Hub SRL under its own name, and they will organise the tour independently. All of the information relating to this offering, including pricing information, was provided by Motorcycle Hub SRL.

Who do I contact if I have any questions?

Our partner Motorcycle Hub SRL has a team who will be happy to help answer any questions you may have about the offering. You can simply email them at the following address: tours@rideinromania.com

We would also be happy to assist you if necessary. You can reach us by email at the following address: fuelforlife@bmw-motorrad.com

Transfăgărășan mountain road: spectacular view guaranteed.

Logo of BMW Motorrad partner Motorcycle Hub SRL

Organising partner

Motorcycle Hub SRL is an official partner of BMW Motorrad, and is based in Bucharest, Romania. With more than 10 years of experience in the travel and motorbike tour industry, our partner organises tours in Eastern Europe, the African continent, Western Europe and South America. They offer high-quality motorbike trips on an international level.

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