Adventure of a lifetime in the Carpathians

Region: Bucharest, Prahova, Transylvania

KEY SITES VISITED/ ITINERARY
Bucharest, Sinaia, Brasov, Busteni, Tranfagarasanu, Transalpina
Trip schedule 2019
18 – 24 Aug. (Sun-Sat)

Day 1 (Sunday), Arrival in Bucharest- transfer to the mountains

  • Flight  to Bucharest (optional)
  • Direct transfer from the airport to your exclusive mountain chalet (Ceausescu’s chalet before 1989)
  • Welcome dinner and get to know round

 

 

Day 2 (Monday), Outdoor activities in the Carpathians

  • Start your morning with a swim while enjoying the view over the mountains
  • After the gourmet breakfast, you will start your outdoor activities: mountain biking, climbing, rafting
  • Relax after your activities at your gourmet dinner, followed by a chat with your hosts at a camp fire

Day 3 (Tuesday), Busteni – 1st peak (Mt. Omul) – Poiana Brasov

  • Transfer to BUsteni resort to take the lift up to ~2500 m, to see the Sphinx and Babele stone formations
  • Short climb to Mt. Omu at 2505 m, for a breathtaking view of the surroundings
  • Snack lunch at the Omu chalet
  • Ride down by lift to Busteni resort to visit the glamorous Cantacuzino Castle
  • Trasfer to Poiana Brasov resort

 

Day 4 (Wednesday), Poiana Brasov – 2nd peak (Mt. Postavaru)

  • Take the lift and climb further up to Mt. Postavaru 1t 1800 m
  • Adventure park Brasov
  • Evening city tour in old town Brasov, visit the legendary Black Church and the old Saxon district Schei
  • Traditional dinner in Brasov

Day 5 (Thursday), Brasov – Transfagarasanu – Balea Lake – 3rd peak (Mt. Moldoveanu) – Vidraru

  • Start an amazing panoramic road trip on one of Europe’s most spectacular moutain roadways: Transfagarasanu
  • Drop the bus at Balea Lake, at 2200 m altitude and start the climb of a lifetime, up to Romania’s highest peak (Mt. Moldoveanu, 2545 m)
  • Relx in the evening in your next amazing hotel, on the edge of Vidraru lake and one of the largest dams in Europe

Day 6 (Friday), Vidraru

  • Enjoy your the first part of the day on a boat trip on the Vidraru lake, admiring the spectacular views of mountains and wild forests
  • Visit of the largest hydro-power dam in Eastern Europe
  • Easy climb up the mountain to Poienari fortress built by Vlad Tepes in the 15th century

Day 7 (Saturday), Vidraru – Bucharest

  • Return to Bucharest – take a bus tour to see the capital’s key sites or spend some time for shopping & strolling (your choice)
  • Afternoon airport transfer – See you on your next trip to Romania

 

Included services:

  • 6 nights accommodation: 6 nights in top unique authentic 4* locations (hotels, manors)
  • Rich traditional full board
  • All experiences (site entries, encounters, activities, guiding, souvenir)
  • Transportation by premium van/ bus (dep. on group size), max. 200 km/ day
  • Single room supplement: 249 Eur

Optional:

  • Return flight to Romania + any other personal expenses

Our Quality Promise:

  • Tours guided by top professional certified travel guides, with former/ parallel academic or corporate careers (in business fluent German & English)
  • Small groups (max 20) & guaranteed departures
  • Some of the most authentic accommodations in Eastern Europe
  • Handpicked traditional and international restaurants
  • Wealth of activities, events, encounters with locals


  • We can book your flight as well
  • Daily  direct flights to Bucharest from any key European airport with:
    • Main legacy airlines, in particular KLM Air France and Lufthansa
    • Tarom, Romanian Legacy Airline
    • Various low cost airlines: Blueair, Wizzair, Ryanair

Gura Siriului, Hadar Chalet (former Ceausescu chalet)

Poiana Brasov, Hotel Escalade 4*

Vidraru, Posada Vidraru 4*

Nature

You will be simply charmed by the spell of Romanian nature, be it in the valleys of the Carpathians, crossed by clear water rivers, be it on their tops with spectacular views of the wild untouched surroundings.

 

Experiences

The adventure of your lifetime: climb three spectacular, yet different peaks of the Carpathians, experience a wealth of diverse outdoor and sports activities such as rafting, downhill riding, mountain biking, off-road driving, climbing or hiking courses in  two unique adventure parks.

Unique accommodations

Your adventure will not be limited to daylight, it will continue also at night – we have chosen some unique special accommodations for this adventure journey – you may sleep in the former exclusive mountain chalet of Ceausescu, at 1100 m right next to the lift up to the peak of the mountains or on the edge of one of Europe’s largest dams.