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Bucegi and Piatra Craiului National Park Tour

Duration: 4 days
Age: 15
Price: 350 €
This is an “Eco-Romania” certified program!
If you can’t get enough of hiking the most beautiful mountains of Romania in Piatra Craiului National Park, then this tour is definitely curated for travelers like you. So, buckle up and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime tour!

Why You'll Love This Trip

The Bucegi Natural Park has always been a popular hiking and walking destination among visitors of Romania. On this tour, you will also have the chance to enjoy winter sports or wine tasting on the side of the Romanian Carpathians.

Not only will you have an unforgettable time exploring the Bucegi Natural Park, you’re also going to love navigating the various hiking routes of Piatra Craiului National Park. On this 3-day tour you’ll also have the chance to experience rock climbing where you’ll be rewarded with a brilliant view of the traditional villages in the area.

Our tips to help you get the most out of the tour:

Familiarise yourself with different species of mammals and birds in Romania.
Explore the natural monuments of Bucegi Natural Park including waterfalls, caves and impressive rock formations.
Take pictures of the different flora and fauna that can only be found in the versatile geology of Bucegi Natural Park.
Enjoy the 25 kilometre limestone ridge of Piatra Craiului National Park and the panoramic view that comes with it.
Join the locals and experience local culture by visiting different villages while trekking in the park.
Immerse yourself in nature and feel rejuvenated.

What's Included

Licensed English speaking mountain guide
3 nights accommodation at a local guesthouse in Bran village area, with breakfast
Transportation by car
2 lunch packs, 1 "special" lunch to the sheep farm and 3 dinners
Entrance fee in Piatra Craiului National Park

Not Included

Drinks
Transfer Bucharest - Brasov - Bucharest (contact us for an offer)

Itinerary

Day 1

  • The trek will start at Brasov.
  • We will devote this day to trek the Bucegi Mountain. This trek is a medium one and will take approximately up to 5 hours.
  • We will hike the plateau and visit the wonderful sights in the area.


Day 2

  • We start from Brasov going to Piatra Craiului National Park.
  • Trek will take about 5 to 8 hours in total.
  • We will make a stop to an authentic sheep farm for a “special” lunch (from June to September).
  • A visit to 2 authentic mountain villages – Magura and Pestera – where we stay overnight to a local guesthouse having local food (the facilities are on the haul or in the room).


Day 3

  • If the weather permits, we will resume our climb to the highest peak of the National Park.
  • We will cross Zarnesti Gorges.
  • Rest in one of the local guesthouses and sleep the night away after a wonderful hike.


Day 4

  • We will take this last day to relax with an easy hike across the villages from Piatra Craiului National Park. 
  • We will make room for any other requests that you might want to include in the tour.
  • Discuss with your tour guide on other options to maximize this day and this tour.


Trip Information

Ideal time: June – October
Number of participants: minimum 1, maximum 8.
Transport is either by car or minibus.
The Mountain Tour requires good physical fitness
Licensed mountain guide during the entire trekking tour.
The route is subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Compulsory equipment: waterproof hiking boots and clothes (warm clothes required).

This eco-tour can be tailored as well for 2 days/1 night (starting from 175 euro/person) or  3 days / 2 nights (starting from 255 euro) by request.

 

  • Your local contact is Beyond Romania on +447427652074.
  • Please note: Complimentary pick-up from Brasov is offered for this tour/activity. If you require this service you must contact Beyond Romania 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 Beyond Romania prior to your travels, or immediately upon arrival at your destination.

  • Please be ready at least 10 minutes prior to departure time.
  • Places are crowded during peak season (July – August)

Other Related Information

Problems and emergency contact information

  • Due to the nature of the tour, there are things that can go wrong. If any issues occur while on this trip, kindly discuss the issue with the tour representative in order to fully enjoy the travel.
  • If such issues remain unresolved, you may contact the tour manager so we can address it properly.
  • Feedback is always appreciated for us to improve our service. 

Passport and Visa

  • Visas are the sole responsibility of the traveler. 
  • Entry requirements change from time to time so be sure that you are updated with the latest information.
  • Visit the consular website of your destination so you are informed regarding any visa requirements that are specific to your nationality or country of origin.
  • Visas usually take weeks to be processed. It is important that you have familiarized yourself with any requirements so as not to delay the processing time.

Medical and Health Information

  • Travelers must be in good physical condition to be able to fully participate in this tour. When selecting a tour, make sure you have carefully read the itinerary and assess your ability to join our offered tours. 
  • If you are not able to complete the itinerary on any tour that is without risk to you and to the rest of the group, we reserve the right to exclude you from the trip without a refund.
  • Lastly, consult your doctor and avail of any medical clearance and vaccinations for you to be ready for your selected tour. Do not forget to bring your first aid kit and any other medical requirements for you to enjoy fully the tour that you have selected.
Duration: 4 days
Age: 15
Price: 350 €

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