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Zarnesti, Romania
+40 744 319 708
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 July 2013

This was the most wonderful holiday I have ever been on. We booked the holiday through 'Untravelled Paths' and from the beginning to the end it was fantastic. The hotels we were booked into were great - Z Boutique in Bucharest and Casa Wagner in...More

5  Thank Patricia B B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The reason for going was the expert guide, Dan, "the wolfman". His knowledge of all things in the forest seems almost encyclopaedic. Set on the main road in Zaneste is the Transylvanian wolf house. Not quite the location you might expect, but it was quiet...More

3  Thank damselflyspotter
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All reviews wonderful hosts wealth of knowledge bear watching national park boar each evening romanian life local flora and fauna seeing bears great nature brilliant guide wildlife walks amazing experience dan shepherd plants hide
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are amateur naturalists and trackers and we loved every minute of a day hike with Dan. He knows his natural history and is a great source for understanding Romania, especially the history of the past century. His is fluid in English...More

Thank Paul93
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Dan took us wolf and bear tracking. Unfortunately we didn’t see any, although we saw evidence of them! Even so, the day was absolutely worthwhile. Dan is a great guide. Laid back but very friendly and so knowledgable. The area we hiked through was absolutely...More

Thank Carolsjd
Reviewed 30 July 2018

it was just amazing to do some walking trails with such a professionnel guide to discover the tracks and clues of bears, wolves and other species. For nature lovers willing to discover the Carpatian mountains, I think it is the best experience before startign a...More

Thank julianhuls
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We stayed here 3 nights as a family of 4 in 2 rooms. Comfortable rooms on the ground floor in a traditional village-centre house. Great home cooking! We went out with Dan for a day of wildlife watching and an evening of bear watching. We...More

Thank SussexTrundle
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We absolutely loved our time at Transylvanian Wolf! Dan and Luminata's house is very traditional and homely and there are so many interesting things to look at. Luminata's cooking was wonderful and it was the perfect way to experience traditional Romanian cooking. Everything was cooked...More

Thank SafH16
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Dana took me and my brother on a fantastic full day tour of Piatra Craiului National Park finishing with a bear hide in the evening. Dana has plenty of fascinating facts and insight about the area, the park and the villages nearby. All our questions...More

1  Thank travels35
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Did the National Park tour in the morning and the bear watch at night. Both were amazing. Dana took my brother and me on a fantastic hike, and did a great job educating us about the people who lived in the region, and about the...More

1  Thank mikena2016
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We had a two night stay and excellent snow hike with Dan in Piatra Craiului tracking animals by their footprints, climbing up through a remote mountain village within the park and hiking through the main gorge path to an exciting - and lucky - close...More

Thank micahsinger
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Dan won local tour guide of the year (2017) and it's easy to see why. His wealth of knowledge is absolutely incredible. I went with hope of seeing Bears and was extremely fortunate to see bears on 3 days out of 5. We saw signs...More

Thank gwilks_1999
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We really enjoyed our stay with Dan and Luminita of Transylvania Wolf. We had two nights during a snowy March. The accommodation was very warm, comfortable and homely. Our day in the hills with Dan was wonderful, and very informative on the populations and habits...More

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Emily E
22 February 2017|
Response from Bobbity B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emily - sorry, not logged onto TripAdvisor for months... You can book via email before you leave the UK. Staying with Dan and family is entirely optional, we asked but their B&B was booked up so we camped at Vampire... More
20 August 2015|
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Response from MGH1960 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Picked up a hire car from the airport. With a sat nav it was so simple to find. Enjoy