Visit the local cottages, take a short trek through the mountain forests and mingle with the villagers as they tell you stories of a lifestyle that has thrived for several centuries.
Highlights of the tour include:
The real countryside of Peștera
Măgura mountain villages
Our tips to help you get the most out of the tour:
Learn about the history of the villages, where traditional sheep farming and cheese-making are still practiced by many of the villagers.
Experience a lifestyle that has thrived for centuries.
Capture the beauty of stunning rural landscapes.
Get to know Romania by experiencing real life in mountain villages.
Rates: min. 2 people, for 1 person the rate is as for 2 people
Meet up at The History Museum in Piața Sfatului Square at 9:00 AM
Your immersive, full-day tour begins in central Brașov, where you’ll meet your local guide and board a private vehicle for the 45-minute drive to the village. Along the way, let your guide know if you have any specific interests so they can customise the day’s itinerary.
Visit the Bat Cave for around 10 minutes.
Next, set off into the surrounding hills and meadows of Măgura village for a pleasant guided hike of 2 to 3 hours. Let your guide know if you would prefer to hike for a longer or shorter amount of time and walk at a pace that’s comfortable for you.
Enjoy a stop at the oldest guesthouse in the National Park. Meet some of the farmers and sample some different kinds of cheese.
After working up an appetite, enjoy a hearty lunch. Savour simple yet delicious Romanian cuisine, homemade with local farm-fresh ingredients including eggs, vegetables and pork. Beer or wine will be available to purchase to complement your meal.
After the guesthouse, we’ll enjoy a walk back to the car in Peștera Village, which should take around 1 hour.
There will also be the opportunity to visit the local church.
Relax on the scenic return drive to Brașov.
Duration: 9 hours
You have to make the booking at least 1 day in advance until 6 pm!
Your local contact is Beyond Romania on +447427652074.
Please note: Complimentary pick-up from Brașov is available for this tour. If you require this service, please contact Beyond Romania at +447427652074 or via email at [email protected]
At least 24 days prior to your tour/activity date, 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 to leave at least 10 minutes prior to the specified departure time.
Please be aware that some attractions will be crowded during peak season (July – August).
Please Note: For this tour we recommend you dress warmly. Sturdy waterproof hiking boots are recommended.
The route may be changed without notice due to weather conditions.
Due to the nature of the tour, there are some risks involved. Kindly discuss any concerns and queries you may have with the tour representative in order to fully enjoy the experience.
If your query is not resolved, please contact the tour manager.
We welcome your feedback on ways we can improve our service
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Entry requirements change from time to time so please ensure you are updated with the latest information.
Visit the consular website of your destination for information about any visa requirements that are specific to your nationality or country of origin.
Medical and Health Information
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If you are not able to complete the itinerary on any tour, we reserve the right to exclude you from the trip without a refund.
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Romanian Mountain Villages Tour
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