The Romanian Carpathians have been a European top destination for offroad and overland touring in the past decade, especially for tourists from central and eastern Europe. The beauty and wilderness of those mountains became so famous, that merely mentioning the magic word “Carpathians” or “Romania” was the selling point, no need to do any further marketing. On top of the beautiful nature and desolation, it offered the people everything that they didn’t have elsewere in the EU countries anymore, and more than anything, it was a possibility for a relaxed exploration and wild camping virtually anywhere outside of the national parks. However, very few people were aware that a law practically forbidding public traffic on forest roads and in the wild had been passed in Romania all the way back in 2007. And nobody knew that simply because Romanian forest authorities never really cared to implement that law. But it looks as if those things are going to change. It’s only a question of time…
Continue reading Offroading in Romania – beginning of the end?
This is where you start with your Carpathians discovery
The endlessness of the Carpathian mountain ridges is nowhere so grand as it is in the southern Carpathians… Between Tirgu Jiu in the South, Sibiu in the East, Caransebes in the West and Sebes in the North lie around 10.000 square kilometres of endless mountain ridges, where fairy-tale-like pine forests roam in with striking green pastures, roaring mountain rivers, emerald lakes… It’s simply the perfect 4×4 adventurer’s playground, where you can reach numerous 2000+ m peaks on wheels, enjoy fantastic camping spots, and where every day is a new challenge. Enjoy your Classic Carpathians adventure there!
More info and application form in the tour announcement on Rustika Travel website.
This February has been a very active month for us. First we’ve (in cooperation with Rustika Travel) successfully conducted Serbian Snow Adventure, and a week later visited our friends from Jeep Club Romania (AJCR) who celebrated their 4th anniversary in Baia de Fier in the Carpathians, from February 12th to 14th.
Continue reading Our February 4×4 adventures
We have completed the video from our Transylvania 2015 tour
If you want to experience this overlanding dreamland, join us in the Carpathians in July or September 2016!
Objavili smo prvi video iz našeg novog ciklusa 4×4 staze Balkana. Greben Carkua je bez sumnje jedna od najživopisnijih ofrouderskih trasa u južnim Karpatima, tako da smo sigurni da će ova video priča biti vrlo nadahnjujuća svima onima koji žele da počnu da istražuju to fascinantno divlje prostranstvo. Uživajte u gledanju, a ako vam se dopadne greben Carkua, pridružite nam se na turi Transilvanija 2015, jer ćemo proći upravo tuda!