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Trekking the Transylvanian Alps - Explore!
Trekking the Transylvanian Alps - Explore!
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9 reviews
Starts
Bucharest
+4 Destinations
Carpathian Mountains
Ends
Bucharest
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Highlights

  • Trek through the heart of the Transylvanian Alp
  • Explore medieval towns and impressive castles
  • Wander through the home of Dracula's at Bran Castle
  • Discover the beautiful UNESCO town of Sighisoara
  • Fall in love with 'the Paris of the East' at Bucharest
Age range
14 to 85 year olds
Max Group Size
18
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Mountain Hikes
Start and end in Bucharest! With the hiking & trekking tour Trekking the Transylvanian Alps, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Bucharest, Romania and 4 other destinations in Romania. Trekking the Transylvanian Alps includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • R
    Written on June 3, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    excellent guide and beautiful walking with great views, bogdan was great made sure that all was looked after. the only negative i had was my diet requirement. i'm travelling with you again in September this year and i need my diet requirements passed on... Read more

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  • Trekking the Transylvanian Alps reviewer 2
    Written on May 26, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    First time to Romania and this trek’s itinerary showed us some very beautiful parts of the country - just stunning. The trekking certainly was very challenging in parts but with such a fantastic guide in Bogdan he made it all possible, and fun. He showed... Read more

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  • C
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.3 - Excellent

    Thank you Tudor and Razvan for a fantastic trek. The time spent at the Curmatura Hut and the walks from there will live long in the memory!

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  • S
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    Overall a very good trip. Peles Castle was not great - it's not a castle even - just a house. Omu hut potentially very nice but appalling overcrowding, heat and toilets.

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  • A
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great first trip with Explore. My only criticism was the lack of food for the intensity of the trekking but will remember to take my own additional snacks next time!

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  • R
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    Your guide Razvan was also on the trip and he was also brilliant The guides really were the icing on the cake of a fantastic trip

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  • M
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    An amazing trip in such a beautiful part of the world. My sister and I both loved it!

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  • J
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    Second time travelling with Explore and once again a great trek. We will be back

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  • M
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    certainly challenging treks - very enjoyable though

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join tour Bucharest Airport; drive to Sinaia
    Start point Otopeni Airport, Arrivals Hall, Calea Bucureştilor 224E, Otopeni 075150, Romania 20:30
  2. Day 2: Visit Peles Castle, cable car to Bucegi Plateau. Hike through the Bucegi mountains to the Omu Mountian Hut
  3. Day 3: Walk from Omu Hut descending through the Bran Valley to Moeicu
  4. Day 4: Visit Bran Castle (optional); walk towards the Piatra Craiului Mountains
  5. Day 5: Piatra Craiului Ridge walk
  6. Day 6: Walk from Curmatura Hut through the Zarnesti Gorge to Moeciu
  7. Day 7: Drive to Bucharest to explore the capital
  8. Day 8: Tour ends Bucharest
    End point Hotel Minerva, Hotel reception, Strada General Gheorghe Manu nr 2-4, București 010445, Romania 09:00

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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About the countries

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Vaccinations

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Typhoid
Recommended for Romania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Romania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Romania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Romania. Ideally 2 months before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Bucharest.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 August 2019 the full payment of $1,094 is necessary.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 293 km.
  • Bucharest (Romania)
  • 111 km
  • Sinaia (Romania)
  • 30 km
  • Piatra Craiului (Romania)
  • 10 km
  • Zarnesti (Romania)
  • 14 km
  • Moeciu de Sus (Romania)
  • 128 km
  • Bucharest (Romania)

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