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Why horse ride? We love it and we love the horses. On your travel in Romania you can spend a wonderful day out riding horses, over the hills and meadows. You will be close to the nature.

Active Holidays offers you a unique horse riding and learning experience. It is a good opportunity to be introduced into horseriding skills.
Practice a couple of hours every day and also have the chance the explore the medieval fortified towns and churches in Transilvania. Travel, ride, explore and enjoy a unique Romanian experience.


  • horse riding center within a village - able to stroll evenings or mornings
  • VISCRI fortified church in Transilvania - UNESCO site
  • Sighisoara - best preserved citadel and birthplace of Vlad Dracula
  • Dracula's Stories - legend vs. truth
  • optional: Pearl of Carpathians - Sinaia - The Royal Summer Residence - Peles Palace
  • optional: Bucharest - Romanian capital
  • optional: medieval town of Brasov / Kronstadt with Black Church
  • horse and cart ride and visit to a sheppard camp
  • time to meet and speak with the locals; get a real feeling of the local's life
    ... and much more

Day 1: Arrive and transfer to hotel
Pick up from Bucharest Otopeni Airport and transfer north through the spectacular mountains to our riding center guesthouse in Danes (ca. 4,5 hours). You will receive a welcome drink, a local dinner and will spend the evening getting to know the area, the stables and prepare for the next week.
Accommodation: riding center guesthouse/hotel for the whole stay

Day 2 to day 7: Learn to Ride
Note: The itinerary for any particular day is subject to minor changes upon weather conditions based on group decision.
After breakfast you will be shown around the farm and introduced to the horses. Every day there will be lessons with specialized instructors. the lessons will be in the morning and in the afternoon.
You will also have time, as a midweek break, to visit the best preserved medieval town continously inhabited, UNESCO site, as well as the fortified church in Biertan, or Medias.

The riding school will teach you how to take care of horses, how to sit on a horse, how to ride, as walk, trot or canter. Depending on each one's ability, you will be able to even go for rides around the farm.

In the evening, time to relax and prepare for the next riding day.

Day 8: Time to say goodbye
Transfer to airport for the flight back.
Transfer time by bus: approx 4h30min

Starting from:
- ask for details
Tour will include:
  • six days horse riding - tuition;
  • all accommodation with breakfast at horse riding center guesthouse / hotel;
  • horse and cart ride on one day;
  • visit to a Sheppard camp (subject to accessibility of location)
  • entrance at tourist sites (museums, etc) on cultural rest day
  • land transfers - on cultural afternoon to Sighisoara
Tour will NOT include:
  • flight tickets, insurance, visa cost if necessary
  • land transfers from/to airport to riding center;
  • photo tax inside tourist sites (museums, etc)
  • any lunch or dinner
  • drinks, personal expenses, gratuities

Optional trips
  • Sighisoara - medieval town
  • Salt mine at Praid - the largest salt area able to supply the world consumers for another 10 years.

have ALL INCLUSIVE services

for another 299 Euro including:
  • pick up at airport and transfer to the riding center in Danes
  • return trasnfer on the last day
  • all meals: breakfasts, lunches and dinners at riding center
  • excursion to Sighisoara

Optional trips described in the itinerary will be added only at request for the final price.
For a detailed itinerary and custom offer please contact us on email
Note: itinerary subject to minor changes, especially on the first and last day depending on flights arriving/departing schedule.

Number of participants: at least 2

Travel dates: saturday - Saturday, April - October

Duration: our standard programme is eight days long, but other durations are available on request.

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