Small-Group Day tour Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress
Driving on Transfagarasan Highway as know as "the Road to the Sky", "the Road to the Clouds", "the Best Driving Road in the World" and even "A spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania"!
POIENARI FORTRESS IS CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
- 139 euro for 1 person (When you book the rate as 1 person, in case we have other clients, we refund the difference you paid as solo traveler, after the tour).
- 89 euro/person for minimum 2 people
The package includes:
- transportation: by car or minibus with air conditioning system
- Licensed English speaking tour guide
- entrance fees, lunch, drinks, tips
Duration: 10 h
Highlights: Transfagarasan road, Balea glacial lake, Balea waterfall, Poienari fortress
Guaranteed departure: all year round!
Meeting point: The History Museum Piata Sfatului Square – 8:30 AM. Our guide holds the sign "Meeting Point GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DAY TOURS”.
You have to make the booking 1 day in advance until 8 PM!
Route: Brasov - Transfagarasan road – Vidradu Dam - Poienari - Brasov (depending of the season: Transfagarasan road is open between July 1 - October 31!). POIENARI FORTRESS IS CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!.
Visit Poienari Fortress, the real Vlad Tepes' Residential Castle driving on Transfagarasan Highway as know as "the Road to the Sky", "the Road to the Clouds", "the Best Driving Road in the World" and even "A spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania"! Transfagarasan highway, built as a strategic military route, is the second-highest paved road in Romania and considered by some to be the most dramatic. Access to the citadel of Poienari is made by climbing the 1,480 concrete stairs.
IMPORTANT! When the Transfagarasan road is closed (November 1 - June 30) we drive up to the Balea Waterfall (no visit of Poienari Fortress and Vidraru Dam). If the weather conditions allow, we take the cable car up to the Balea Lake (approx. extra 20 euro/person, includes the cable car ticket for the guide, also). We visit the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey of Carta and the amazing Sambata de Sus Monastery, also.
The cable car operates at least 10 people.
Tourists have priority over freight shipments.
No cargo is carried on Fridays , Saturdays and Sundays.
In case of adverse weather conditions we do not assume responsibility.
In case of technical failure will be refunded the amount paid.
Please keep checking tickets.
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Moe info about the cable car here!
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.
Fagaras mountains – the highest mountains of Romania and the Carpathian range with highest peak Moldoveanu -2544m.
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
- 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
- Locally on 0040728804952
- By email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please be ready at least 10 minutes prior to departure time.