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Rambling in Transylvania and Picnic with a View day tour

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Get to know one of the Transylvanian villages at a leisurely pace.

Get close to the real character of the mountain villages as you enjoy a relaxing rambling day trip with beautiful scenery and a network of trails that could be rewarding to explore on foot.

Located at a-half hour drive from Brasov, it's a great place for all kinds of outdoor activities – among them walking, the activity you experience with our licensed guides.

The rolling hills afford wide views over the entire region with stunning landscapes of the mountains: Bucegi Natural Park, Piatra Craiului National Park, Postavaru Massif.

Whilst many of the villages in the area are heavily visited, it is possible to walk here and experience real authentic village life.

The walking grade is easy to moderate, in a round trip for walkers looking to explore a corner of Transylvania way off the tourist trail.

The picnic with a view with local products (such as cheese, eggs, lard) completes a one of a lifetime experience.

Itinerary

Vulcan village

Vulcan village lies away from the heavy traffic in a quiet environment and has in its middle a beautiful fortified church. Apparently both the Saxon “Wolkendorf” (the village of the clouds) and the Romanian “Vulcan” (volcano) derives from the oldest form “Wulkendreff”, which may come from the Hungarian “wylk”, meaning wolf.

We spend 10 minutes here.
Holbav village

Holbav village is a remote location. In the ancient times here there were charcoal, silver and lead mines. We start the walk from this village.

We spend 10 minutes here.
Poiana Marului village

One of the most scattered village in Romania. We spend an average of 6 hours in this amazing the area.

Rates:
  • 54 euro/person (minimum 2 people, for 1 person the rate is as for 2 people)

What's included?

Professional guide English language
Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
Hotel (only from Brasov city) pickup and drop-off
Fuel surcharge
Picnic lunch

Exclusions

Drinks
Gratuities

Meeting point: Muzeul Județean de Istorie 30 Piața Sfatului, 500025 Municipiul Brașov Brașov, Romania - 8:30 AM. Our guide holds the sign "Meeting Point GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DAY TOURS”.

Please note

    Not wheelchair accessible
    Sturdy waterproof walking footwear recommended
    Waterproof and warm clothes
    Not stroller accessible
    Not suitable for pets
    Not recommended for people with back problems
    Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Duration:  6 - 9 hours
Difficulty: Moderate. Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
Minimum age of passengers is: 10

Categories: Day trips and excursions / Nature / Photography / Walking tour / Outdoor / Eco friendly / Family friendly / Group friendly / Couples / Tailor made.
Live tour guide English.

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.

Cancellation policy

    We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event
    We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before the event

Other post-booking policies: we may reserve the right to cancel a customer's booking for a full refund in case of bad weather.

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