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Private Fagaras Mountains Trekking Tour

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This is a 1 day trekking tour and, during this time, you have the opportunity to hike on the most important massif of Romania, Fagaras Mountains.

  • 189 euro for 1 person
  • 109 euro/person for minimum 2 people

The package includes:

  • transportation by car or minibus, licensed English speaking mountain guide

Not included:

  • drinks, lunch

Guaranteed departures: all year round.

Meeting point: The History Museum Piata Sfatului Square – 8:00 AM. Our guide holds the sign "Meeting Point GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DAY TOURS”.

Important: You have to make the booking 1 day in advance until 8 PM!

Experience a full-day trekking adventure in the Fagaras Mountains, Romania's most renowned massif, with this private tour starting and ending in Brasov.

As we drive onto Romania's iconic Transfagarasan Road, you will learn of this route's rich history.

Open from July 1 to October 31, the road journey from Brasov to Balea Lake takes approximately 2 hours.

Upon reaching Balea Lake, you will trek to Capra Lake, with the option to ascend the Vanatoarea lui Buteanu peak at 2,507 meters or enjoy a leisurely walk around the lake (weather-dependent).

The tour concludes with the choice of lunch at Balea Lake Hotel. The total hike duration is approximately 4-5 hours.

From November to June, the route changes to the Valea Sambetei area in the Fagaras Mountains.

Tour highlights:

Transfagarasan road - built as a strategic military route, it is the highest (2042m) and most dramatic paved road in Romania. It runs North to South across the highest sections of the Carpathian Mountains. The road connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia.
Balea Lac is a natural glacier lake at 2040m, 360 meters long, 240 meters wide and 11 meters deep.
Balea Waterfall with its 60 meters height it is one of the most famous waterfalls in Romania.

Duration: 9 - 11 hours (driving about 4 hours, hiking about 5 hours).

Details about trekking tour:

- optimal time: June - October
- number of participants: minimum 1, maximum 6.
- mountain tour requires a very good physical shape, with resistance to hard effort.
- licensed mountain guide during the entire trekking tour.
- the route could be changed because of the weather conditions.
- Compulsory equipment: waterproof hiking boots and clothes; warm clothes.

Important Information
  • Your local contact is Active Travel Day Tours on 0040728804952.
  • Please note: Complimentary pick-up from Brasov is offered for this tour/activity. If you require this service you must contact Active Travel Day Tours at at least 24 Day(s) prior to your tour/activity date to verify your pick-up time and pick-up location. If you are not arriving within the specified timeframe, please contact Active Travel Day Tours prior to your travels, or immediately upon arrival at your destination.
  • Please be ready at least 10 minutes prior to departure time.

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