Brimming with spectacular walkways, trails and tracks; Romania boasts some of the most breathtaking trails for hikers and walkers. Around one third of Romania is covered in rugged mountains making it an ideal hiking destination. From Carpathian Mountains to walking trails near Bucharest including Bucegi Mountains, Piatra Craiului National Park, The Fagaras Mountains and The Ciucas Mountains. Romania is a spectacular yet undiscovered and wild destination for hiking and trekking lovers. With the Carpathian Mountains dividing the country and occupying almost 55% of the land area, there is so much to explore, natural wonders to admire ...

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  1. Central Romania Carpathian Mountains Walk & Brown Bears 8D7N, Fully Guided


    Experience pure bliss on this fascinating 8-day walking safari as you hike through the majestic mountains and rustic villages of central Romania while searching for wild brown bears. Traverse protected regions, breathtaking canyons, dense forests, Saxon villages, the mediaeval town of Brasov and the famed residence of Dracula, Bran Castle.

    Your adventure begins in Bucharest, after which you transfer to your family-run guesthouse in the quaint village of Magura. Explore the surrounding areas of the Kalibash villages of Magura and Pestera. Visit traditional houses and learn about the history of the settlements built against the mediaeval invasion. Journey into the Barza Valley using horse-drawn carts before hiking through hay meadows to a hermitage in the rocks. Join a forester as he takes you to a safe hide deep in the forest to engage in brown bear watching. Hike uphill across the flower meadows from our accommodation and catch spectacular views over the expansive landscape. Head to the historical Bran Castle. Embark on a drive to the mediaeval town of Brasov, which has always been a mix of nations since it was founded. Taste mouth-watering Romanian cuisine. Climb through Zarnesti Gorge, Curmatura Cabin at 4,820 ft (1,470 m)and perhaps Piatra Mica. Visit LiBearty, the largest brown bear sanctuary in Europe. Head to Vulan and its strong fortified churches, some of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites.

    This package includes 7 nights accommodation in a private guesthouse on a twin-share basis. Your guesthouse has been handpicked for convenient location situated within the boundaries of Piatra Craiului National Park where your friendly hosts possess a wealth of knowledge on Transylvania, wildlife conservation and serve delicious homemade food. Meals and activities are included as specified.

    A gorgeous region with unfiltered nature, an entrancing culture, luscious cuisine, breathtaking architecture and a heap of wonderful memories just waiting to be created. This special 8-day itinerary in the Carpathian Mountains will expose you to all everything you desire and more.

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    Experience pure bliss on this fascinating 8-day walking safari as you hike through the majestic mountains and rustic villages of central Romania while searching ...
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    From A$2,660.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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