Hiking in the Carpathians– 6 days


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Private Hiking Tour to Romania
Available: May 1st to October 31st
Depending on weather conditions
Hike in Carpathain Mountains in a 6 days tour. You can explore the beautiful views from Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Piatra Mare and Ciucas Mountains which are part of the Southern Carpathians group. The mountains offers you a diverse variety of lansdcapes which include peaks, rocks, waterfalls, forrests, plants and animals. Come to experience the beauty of Carpathian Mountains and you’ll wish to come back again and again.

Day 1. BUCHAREST – BRASOV
Arriving at Bucharest International Airport. Meet with our representant and transfer to Brasov
Accomodation in Brasov in a 3 stars hotel

Day.2 HIKING ON BUCEGI MOUNTAIN
Breakfast and depart to Sinaia by train. Start the hiking tour in Romania together with our mountain guide. This will be a medium to advanced hike to Bucegi Plateau. Admire the great view from the top of the mountains and also go to the famous rocks with human faces called “Babele” – Old Ladies and “Sfinx”.
The Bucegi mountains are located in central Romania, south of the city Braşov. They are part of the Southern Carpathians group of the Carpathian Mountains. The Bucegi is believed to be the Thracian holy mountain Kogainon, on which the mythical figure Zalmoxis lives in a cave.
The journey starts in Sinaia. Than go by cable cab to Furnica Pick at 2000 m altitude. Continue on the route Furnica – Piatra Arsa chalet – “Babele” – “Sfinx” – Babele chalet. Hiking time: 3h30min.
From the Babele chalet one can admire the surrounding landscape. Also is possible to serve lunch at the chalet restaurant or for picnic lunch.
For the less experienced hikers there is the option to take a cable cab back to the mountain foot at Busteni.
For advanced hikers the route will continue: Babele chalet – Stag Valley – ‘Jepii Mari” mountain – Busteni. Hiking time: 3h-3h30min.
From Busteni to Sinaia we’ll take the train for a very short trip (about 10 minutes) to Sinaia.
Return to Brasov by train. Accomodation at the same hotel.

Day.3 HIKING ON PIATRA CRAIULUI MOUNTAINS
Breakfast. Today is time to explore “Piatra Craiului” Mountains. The Piatra Craiului Mountains are a mountain range in the Southern Carpathians in Romania. In Romanian "Piatra Craiului" means "Rock of the King". The Piatra Craiului mountains form a narrow and saw-like ridge, which is about 25 km long. The ridge is regarded as one of the most beautiful sights in the Carpathians.
You can choose from at least three routes:
Return to the Hotel.

Day.4 HIKING ON PIATRA MARE MOUNTAIN
Breakfast. Is time for another day of hiking on “Piatra Mare” Mountains which are also part of the Southern Carpathians (Romanian: Carpaţii Meridionali), also called the Transylvanian Alps, are a group of mountain ranges which divide central and southern Romania. They cover part of the Carpathian Mountains that is located between the Prahova River in the east and the Timiş and Cerna Rivers in the west.
Return to Brasov and overnight at the same hotel.

Day.5 HIKING ON CIUCAS MOUNTAINS
Breakfast and depart to Cheia where is the start point for a new day of hike in Ciucas Mountains. Ciucas Mountains, easily accessible mountains, lie on a secondary road to Brasov, providing a fascinating ridge dotted with landforms of exceptional beauty, fashioned in limestone and conglomerates. These mountains present an extraordinary rich and varied relief, rarely encountered in the Romanian Carpathians. The upper part reveals a unique association of towers, needles, columns, mushrooms, bare rocks and sphinx-like forms.
Return to Brasov and overnight at the same hotel.

Day. 6 TRANSFER TO BUCHAREST
Breakfast and transfer to Bucharest Internatinal Airport (about 2h30 min driving).
 
END OF YOUR ROMANIA HIKING TOUR

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Included in price
5 nights accomodation with breakfast
transport with car, minivan, or minibus
cable cab tickets (Sinaia and Busteni)
local mountain and cultural guide / driver english specialist.
Airport transfers
Local taxes.

Not included in price
Lunches and dinners
Photo or video tax at museums
Other services
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