Romania Activity tours

The Transylvanian Adventure

Levels:

  • Strenuous - requires to be able to be active 4 - 6 hours a day
  • Difficulty - does not require special skills
  • Mostly outdoors

Highlights:

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bran Castle
  • Brasov
  • Sighisoara - World Heritage Site
  • Prejmer - World Heritage Site

  • Itinerary
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Romania Hiking

Day 1

Pick up from Bucharest airport.

Drive a long the scenic Prahova valley, through the picturesque mountain resorts of Sinaia and Predeal.

Visit Bran Castle - built around year 1377 as part of the Transylvanian defense ring, the castle is a "must see" that's often referred to as the mythical Dracula's castle. 

Arrive at our main base in Moeciu in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains Casa Dragoslovean www.moeciu.info/en


romania bike tour

Day 2

Mountain biking in the Carpathians

After breakfast in main base transfer to Fundata, a superb mountain village.

From here we take the bikes for a 18 Kim tour, mostly on forestry roads passing through traditional Romanian mountain villages

After less than 3 hours of pedaling we reach the Dambovicioara Valley and it's beautiful gorges.

Overnight back in Moeciu

Brasov - Romania tour

Day 3

Medieval castles in Transylvania

Visit the 14th century Rasnov fortress - founded around 1225 by German Teutonic Knights. The superb location of this fortress allows us a great view over the surrounding mountains.

Brasov - medieval city. Great sites to visit as The Black Church, the main square, the old defense walls that are still well preserved on the south and west side of the old city the watch towers and the narrowest street in Europe are just a few points on this day's agenda.

Optionally there is a 2-hour trekking tour to the Tampa peak (the Tampa peak is located in the very heart of Brasov providing an amazing view over the surrounding area.

Drive to Sighisoara medieval town - UNESCO World Heritage Site - this is where the real prince Vlad Dracula was born in 1431. You will have the chance to have dinner in the house where Dracula was born

Overnight in Sighisoara at Casa Wagner Hotel - www.casa-wagner.com


Romania Hiking

Day 4

Sighisoara city tour in the morning.

Visit the Clock Tower, the symbolic tower of Sighisoara. Then the creepy prison and torture chamber. Climb the 176 covered stairs to get to the Hill Church erected in the 14th century using an older church and a defensive tower.

Visit The fortified Church of Biertan - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Biertan was the Evangelical Episcopal See for 300 years (1572 - 1867). The church holds an impressive door of the vestry, built in 1515, and awarded in 1900 at the Paris World Exhibition.

Overnight at Moeciu


romania bike tour

Day 5

Cycling to Prejmer - UNESCO World Heritage Site

This is a 45 Kilometers trip on mostly flat terrain, through rural Transylvania.

The destination is Prejmer Church - Fortress.

This is one of the strongest church-fortress in Transylvania. Included on the World Heritage list in 1999

Drive back to Moeciu for the night


Romania hiking

Day 6

Hiking the western ridge of Bucegi mountains

This hiking trip will take us through the scenic Gutanu Meadow up to the Batrana saddle. Then the trail follows the ridge to the sheepfolds at the Thieves Stone Here we can enjoy the extraordinary landscape. Than we descend to the Pestera Hotel for the night. www.pestera.ro

Duration about 6 Hours, Ascent 1100 Meters Descent 700 meters


Romania Hiking tour

Day 7

The Ialomita Cave

Visit the Ialomitza Cave, and the little monastery inside the cave. Then our route continues on a old sheep trail up to the ridge until we reach the Strunga saddle. From this point the downhill takes about 2 hours until we get to the forestry road of Moeciu.

Duration 5 hours, ascent 300 meters, descent 800 meters.

Overnight in Moeciu

Day 8

Transfer to airport and departure


COMMING SOON

Tour price - 795 Euro / person

Private tour price: 890 Euro / person

Inclusions:

  • All accommodation ( 5 nights in Moeciu, 1 night in Pestera Hotel 3*** and 1 night in Sighisoara 3*** Hotel) )
  • All meals (some lunches will be picnic lunches)
  • All entrance fees to castles and museums
  • All transfers and transportation with air conditioned mini bus
  • Bicycles are provided free of charge.

Price does not include:

  • Alcoholic beverages,
  • Airfares,
  • Any insurance,

Tour price is based on double occupancy, but single supplements are also available.