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Day Hike in Carpathian Mountains for all levels in five areas

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USD 44.87
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    What to Expect
    This guided day hike brings you closer or into the heart of most beautiful mountains of the area

    On each mountain there are a few available hiking routes for all levels from easy, medium to difficult hikes. Consider a min. of 4-5h for a day hike extendable to 8-10h choosing private departure on a longer route. Prior to departure, the guide will talk with you about every option and will make appropiate decision for the route to follow

    Piatra Craiului National Park - the host of our guaranteed departure day hike. Route starts near Zarnesti and take hikers into the heart of the mountain, giving time for a refreshing tea (soup) at the mountain hut at 1400m. alt. The return path can have an extension hike to reach one peak with great panoramic views. As Piatra Craiului is the mountain with the most challenging marked trails of Romania, there are several alternative unforgetable routes for day hikes available for the private tour, taking you to the highest peak or along the main ridge

    Bucegi Natural Park - the moutains look almost unaccessable from all sides. There is a ~1000m almost vertical drop all around the mountain. Once you find your way up, through breathtaking valleys or by use of cablecar from Busteni/Sinaia, and you are now above 2000m, the flat Plateau is the heart of Bucegi Mnt. It offer us easy walking from Cota 2000 to Babele or The Biddies, rock formations carved by the nature. Nearby we take pictures with the well known "Sphynx" and we find out that the inner energy of the mountain is searched by lots of hikers. Optional route can take us to Omu Peak 2505m and Hut located at the highest alitutde in the country

    Fagaras Mountain - even if we need a bit longer transfer, for a day hike we usually recommand to access the mountain via the Transfagarasan Highway, taking us to Balea Lake at 2035m high. From the glaciar lake there are a few good options for day hikes around the lake with stunning views, or even a bit along the main ridge with optional detour to a peak over 2500m. On clear day we can spot the Moldoveanu Peak, as roof of Romania at 2544m

    Piatra Mare Mnt - at not more than 1h walk we reach the famous "7 ladders" canyon where water "washed" the way through the rocks forming a very narrow canyon. The water still falls besides your shoulder at the third ladder. You can continue the hike to the top of the mountain for panormic views towards the bigger mountains nearby or just take the easy return trail back to the start.

    Ciucas Mnt - Starting the hike from a high point, the nearby road passes at 1135m alt. we continue to hike towards the peak along the ridge line. A June hike reveals us slopes full of Rhododendron red flowers giving it the name The Red Mountain. Approaching the peak some rounded conglomerate rock formations are catching our admiration from all sides you look
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Meeting is in the front of the History Museum, in the old city center. (the single building with clock tower in the old town square, by the entrance)
    For the PRIVATE tour options, there is hotel pickUp included in the price, for hotels within the city limits.
    Please advise us in time for the hotel you will be using (or local address)
    Return Details
    - return point is in Brasov city center or nearby locations.
    • Professional guide
    • National Park fees
    • Return transport
    • Gratuities
    • Any meals
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The standard hiking route takes about 5-6 hours;
    • This is also the route that we use for the guaranteed departure tour.
    • Alternative routes can be chosen together with the guide and the fitness level of the hikers.
    • the Private Tours can extend from 3-4h to 8-10hours. The hiking routes taking more then 6h will requre additional costs/hour.
    • We recommand to bring snacks for the day hike; can also be purchased with the guide, before the start on the trail.
    • During the hike, there is the option to arrive at a mountain hut that provides tea, soup and main course.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 31 July 2019

    Our guide, Sorin, was very helpful and offered to pick us up from our hotel even though we hadn't booked a private tour. He didn't rush the tour and was very flexible with the content and his time.

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Razvan P, Manager at Brasov Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Hi, we are glad that you took back nice memories from your trip. Regards, Razvan

    Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

    We went on this hike with Gabriel. He was a really enthusiastic, experienced and passionate guide who knew a lot about the Romanian wildlife and flora and fauna. He had a great sense of humour and tailored the experience based on our abilities. He took...More

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    Razvan P, Manager at Brasov Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2019

    hi, There are moments when the guide has the freedom to imporve the route depending on the group request and abilities. It seams that this was one of them, and we are happy that you have enjoyed it. happy adventures, Razvan

    Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

    We were picked up from our hotel by our guide in Brasov and had a 45 minute trip to the walk start within the National Park. A great hike - just the three of us through forest and mountain pastures, stopping half way in a...More

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    Razvan P, Manager at Brasov Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

    Thank you for your appreciation. We are glad you have enjoyed the hike. It seams like you took back nice memories from the trip in Romania.

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