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The Carpathians Mountains surround Transilvania. Travel to the unspoilt mountains with sharp rock edges, large forests, beautiful fauna and flora and  feel like there is nothing else more pleasant and relaxing than trekking its paths.

Hiking days will be in average 5 - 6 hours long, with plenty of time to take photos and study the different flower, the birds, treks of wildlife, etc. Choose one of our hiking vacations and go home with wonderful memories from hiking in Romania.

Optional: Watching bears from a hide in the forest.


  • family run guesthouse to get a closer contact with the locals
  • ALL MEALS - breakfast, lunch pack for the day hike and 3 course dinner
  • Bucegi Mnt - Sphinx & Biddies rock formations
  • medieval town of Brasov / Kronstadt with Black Church durring the cultural day
  • Dracula's Castle (Bran) and the story vs. myth
  • Pearl of Carpathians - Sinaia - The Royal Summer Residence - Peles Palace
    EXTRAS:
  • horse and cart ride
  • traditional folk and dance show optional - if available
  • time to meet and speak with the locals; get a real feeling of the local's life
    ... and much more

1st day:
Arrival at Otopeni Airport, Bucharest. Transfer to Sinaia or Busteni, beautifully laid in the Prahova Valley.
Accommodation: Private pension in Prahova Valley (Sinaia or Busteni)

2nd day - Bucegi Massif:
Trekking into Bucegi National Park. By cable-car from Busteni to Bucegi Plateau to see the megalithic rocks The Sphynx and Babele, rocks turned into these spectacular figures by wind and rain. The Sphynx is a rock with the shape of a human-like face with a lingering and enigmatic smile. A few hours' trek to Pestera Monastery, which is situated in the hart of the massif.
Optional: A better panorama of Prahova Valley from Hero's Cross Explore Ialomicioarei's cave;
Accommodation: monastery or guesthouse within the area, in the heart of the mountain
Note: The itinerary for this particular day is subject to minor changes upon weather conditions.

3rd day - Bucegi Massif:
Discover the quiet side of Bucegi Massif up to Bran. Enjoying a different perspective of the mountain, crossing the massif from east to west, we are getting very close to Bran Castle (well known as Dracula's Castle).
Accommodation: Private pension

4th day - Optional Day: Visit to Dracula's Castle. Guided tour to the old town of Brasov including visit to The Black Church, The First Romanian School and The Weavers Tower. Getting in the old town of Brasov, you are surrounded by very old houses, narrow streets, and friendly people. Romanian specialties for dinner at a restaurant in Brasov. Wildlife watching: Bears are living together with man in a neighborhood in Brasov. They are fed and they play with man.
Accommodation: Private pension

5th day - Romanian Village:
Discover old Romanian mountain village of Pestera and Magura and exploring the Bat's Cave. You get the chance to see and talk with Romanian peasants who spent all their life in this unspoilt piece of land.
Accommodation: Private pension

6th & 7th day: - Piatra Craiului National Park
Step into the spectacular Piatra Craiului National Park through Prapastiile Zarnestilor (canyon) up to the mountain crest, enjoying the sounds of birds, and the fresh and ozonic tonic air.
Easy walk deep into the forest to the Hidden Chapel.
Accommodation: Private pension

8th day:
Bus to Bucharest including city tour and transfer to Bucharest's Otopeni airport for your flight back.

Tour will include:
  • all transfers - land only, with comfortable car/mini-bus/bus
  • all accommodation with breakfast as specified in the itinerary
  • horse and cart ride on one day
  • visit to a Sheppard camp (subject to accessibility of location)
  • cable car ticket on the second day
  • one night will be in a guesthouse with shared bathroom
  • transfer of the luggage, on one day; Main luggage unavailable on second day only. (available at extra cost)
  • entrance the all tourist sites mentioned in the itineary (museums, etc)
  • service of an experienced / professional English speaking guide
Tour will NOT include:
  • flight tickets, insurance, visa cost if necessary
  • lunch meals and dinners throughout the whole trip
  • entrance and photo tax inside tourist sites (museums, etc)
  • drinks, personal expenses, gratuities
OPTIONAL EXTENSION DAYS in the country, for your convenience:
We offer more optional extension days in Romania to continue your active vacation or to visit more cultural sites, like:

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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