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Across Szekler & Saxon Land in Transylvania


Accommodations for Across Szekler & Saxon Land in Transylvania


Accommodations
These are progressive rides so nights will be spent in different accommodations.
The Salt Way in the Mountains: Overnights are in guesthouses and small inns.
Pack Trip in Carpathian Mountains: 4 nights in guesthouses and 10 nights camping

Description
Overall, the accommodations are rustic in remote locations with true immersion into the local culture. Bathrooms are shared everywhere and all include hot water as well as flushable toilets.
Wi-Fi internet is almost never available and there are no laundry facilities.

Accommodations Itinerary for The Salt Way in the Mountains - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1: Guesthouse in Kovács Péter
Night 2: Farmhouse in Izvorul Muresul
Night 3: Guesthouse in Liban / Osztoros
Night 4: Tündérkert Panzio in Izvoreni
Night 5: Guesthouse in Székelyvarság
Night 6: Guesthouse near Borzont
Night 7: Guesthouse in Kovács Péter

Accommodations Itinerary for Pack Trip in Carpathian Mountains - subject to changes based on availability
Night  1: Guesthouse in Kovács Péter
Night  2: Camping in Fekete Rez
Night  3: Camping near Ördög Lake
Night  4: Camping in Madarasi Hargita
Night  5: Camping in Talabor
Night  6: Camping in Mitács
Nights 7 & 8: Guesthouse in Bixzad
Night  9: Camping on Pap Mountain
Night 10: Camping in Örálla
Night 11: Camping in Kőnyak
Night 12: Camping in Terkő-mező
Night 13: Camping in Poiana Albă
Night 14: Guesthouse in Kovács Péter

Guesthouse in Kovács Péter
This 120 year old rustic log cabin used to be a Csango farm. The traditional architecture was kept. It is hidden in the middle of the nature, far away from civilization. There is no electricity, no internet and no cell service here. The accommodation is simple and guest can choose to stay in shared rooms inside the log cabin or in a Mongolian yurt. Facilities are shared and there are flushable toilets. A fireplace keeps the house warm and the wood-heated outdoor showers provides a special experience.
In the evenings, you can relax in our warm, saltwater-filled bath barrel while enjoying great views of the surrounding mountain.

Tündérkert Panzio in Izvoreni
This charming wooden guesthouse welcomes you with their 11 double rooms, all equipped with a comfortable bed, free Wi-Fi access, heating and almost all rooms have a private bathroom. The guesthouse is surrounded by nature, allowing for a quiet night.

Guesthouse in Székelyvarság
This guesthouse used to be an old turbine house but has now been renovated in order to accommodate guests in 4 double rooms. The rooms are cozy and simply furnished. Bathrooms are shared. There are common areas where guests can relax including a living room with a fireplace and a lovely outside terrace.

Farmhouse in Izvorul Muresul
Tonight’s accommodation is in a simple farmhouse with shared bathrooms, flushable toilets and free Wi-Fi.

Guesthouse in Bixzad
This small Inn offers 13 cozy bedrooms decorated in a rustic style. The rooms have a TV, private bathrooms and heating. Free Wi-Fi is available in common areas. Guests are welcome to relax in the garden and use the sauna.

Guesthouse in Liban
This fairly recent accommodation is set in a beautiful area and offers amazing views of the surroundings. Amenities are recent and include two modern bathrooms (shared) with hot water and flushable toilets. Each bedroom can accommodate a maximum of 3 people. Wi-Fi is available at this property.

Guesthouse near Borzont
This lovely country house is surrounded by nature and offers simple and comfortable accommodations. The 6 bedrooms all offer views of the surroundings and feature free Wi-Fi access. Facilities are shared and guests are welcome to use the common areas.

Camping
When camping, there are no facilities so guest can choose to bathe in a nearby river or lake and toilets consist in a hole in the ground.
During camping nights, we provide you with the following gear:
 “Quechua 2 second tent” for 2 persons (2.10 x 1.40 m).
 “Quechua” sleeping bag (-5°C)
 “Quechua” air mattress (5 cm x 200 cm x 80 cm).

Room Occupancy
Single rooms are not available.


Meals
All meals are included with this trip and you will have the opportunity to taste local Romanian dishes.
Alcoholic drinks are not included, but guests are welcome to bring their own if they want.

We serve 2 warm meals (rich breakfast and 2-course dinner) & a saddle bag picnic for lunch everyday.
The ingredients used for our dishes are of sustainable, ecological and regional origin.
Our vegetables and fruits come from the weekly market in Gheorgheni. Cheese and milk are supplied to us by the neighboring farmers and the meat comes from animals that were allowed to grow up in peace on the lush meadows. No antibiotics, no genetic engineering, natural food and happy animals!
We also use trout from nearby fish farms, wild boar and deer products from the nearby forests.
Finally our self-collected porcini mushrooms, chanterelles and blueberries also contribute to a colorful, biologically oriented cuisine.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to vegetarians & vegans and we are always trying very hard to put together a varied menu for you! We also cater to guests with food intolerance or allergies; just let us know if you have any dietary restrictions at the time of booking.

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Across Szekler & Saxon Land in Transylvania
Tour Code: IT-RORT02
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,235.00
Dates : May to Oct

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2020 05/16 - 05/23 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Expired
A 2020 05/23 - 05/30 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Expired
A 2020 05/30 - 06/06 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Reserve
A 2020 06/13 - 06/20 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Reserve
A 2020 06/20 - 06/27 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Reserve
A 2020 06/27 - 07/04 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Sold Out
B 2020 07/11 - 07/25 15d / 14n Two week Pack Trip in Carpat... 3 /12 Reserve
C 2020 07/25 - 08/01 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Sold Out
A 2020 08/08 - 08/15 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Sold Out
A 2020 09/26 - 10/03 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Reserve
A 2020 10/03 - 10/10 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Reserve
A 2020 10/10 - 10/17 8d / 7n The Salt Way in the Mountain... 3 /12 Reserve
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Tack: Remodeled German military saddles
Horses: Szekler Horse (mountain ponies) & Lipi...
Pace: Moderate pace approx. 6 hrs in the sad...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Targu Mures - Transilvania International Airport
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