8-Day Hiking Tour through the Carpathian Mountains from Sibiu
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What can be more interesting than exploring a country by hiking on the highest mountains, discovering traditions and feel and live exactly like locals.
You can do all of this during our hiking carpathian mountains romania programs very well organized with all you need and a professional English speaking guide who will be with you 24 hours per day.
|WEAR||Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately|
|PRICE|| 845 euro/person in double room|
→IMPORTANT NOTE: Single Supplement 115 euro/ person
Our trip starts in the heart of Romania, in Sibiu, where we will meet our guide and we’ll be transferred to a beautiful village named Rasinari. The village is situated not for from the formal European Cultural Capital ( 2007) and one of the beautiful Saxon cities from Transylvania.
Rasinari is a Romanian traditional village from this area with beautiful churches and traditions that are still alive since ancient times. The most important activity of the locals is shepherding. During our stay we will have the possibility to taste different local products.
Next day we start our adventure in Sibiel not far from Rasinari and start a half day hiking tour on the amazing Cindrel Mountain to the Fantanele Cabin. The tour will be an easy one, part of the route will be in the forest, we’ll have a panoramic image of Paltinis area.
This trip will lead us to a “second village” built here by locals and used during the summer, all of this was realized due to their main activity: the shepherding.
After this experience we continue our challenging adventure with a full day hiking from Rasinari to Rose Garden, than we continue to Cisnadioara, here we’ll visit the Roman Basilica.
To feel the real “taste” of the mountains we invite you to a traditional dinner, in a very picturesque place – a peasant family house where we will have a tasty dinner. And for the evening to be complete we will try something different, not hiking this time but going back to our accommodation with a horse carriage.
Next morning we will be transferred to the highest health resort from our country, Paltinis (1440 m). From here we will start another hiking day, almost 6 hours, in the Cindrel Mountains, part of the amazing Carpathians, with breathtaking landscapes and fresh air, glacial relief and glacial lakes you can see only in this amazing area.
For one day we discover Sibiu, the beautiful Saxon village, with a lot of history and interesting architecture. During our city tour we will visit the main squares of the city, the well known Bridge of Lies, and the Council Tower from where you can see the panoramic image of the wonderful city.
After one day in the city we will go back to the amazing mountains, because we will discover Balea Lake situated in the heart of Fagaras Mountains. During our bus – trip you will be able to see part of the unique road: Transfagarasan.
On our way back we will stop at Balea waterfall, than we continue to Sighisoara, the best preserved Saxon city in Transylvania, with a wonderful citadel which part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites since 1999.
Near Sighisoara we visit Biertan village well known for its fortified church. And after a 5 hours hiking on the surrounding hills we’ll have a barbecue dinner in the castles courtyard as a goodbye party.
During this tour you will be able to see the real Romanians life, how they manage with the country life, to do what you like: a hiking adventure through the mountains, to see the most important villages and cities from the heart of Transylvania, you can enjoy art, nature and history, all in one single tour.