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Nature & Wildlife

Small-Group Brown Bear-Watching Experience from Brasov

Head into the wild and see Carpathian brown bears up close on this 3-hour tour from Brașov. Meet your guide in the city at sunset, then journey into the Carpathian Mountains, where you'll join up with a ranger. Trek into the forest in search of a hide, then wait quietly in hope of spotting the bears that inhabit the region. You might also see deer, wild boar, lynx and other native wildlife. Numbers are limited to six on this small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
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Hiking & Camping

Day Hike in Carpathian Mountains for all levels in five areas

Trek high into the Carpathian Mountains on a guided day hike from Brasov. Join a group hike among some of Romania's most spectacular scenery in Piatra Craiului National Park, or opt for a private tour to your choice of four other top outdoor destinations including Bucegi Natural Park, the Fagaras Mountains, and the ‘7 Ladders’ canyon of Piatra Mare. The itinerary is customized based on your experience level and preferences and can range from a moderate 5-hour route to a strenuous 10-hour challenge.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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Hiking & Camping

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A day on horses from Brasov

The starting point on horses is at 2 hours drive from Brasov, the drive will be throw some spectacular landscapes of Transylvania-Wallachia mountains. The transport will be with a fully insured private sedan/minivan with climate control.The horse riding tour will start from 700 meters altitude, near the base of the mountain, from there we will go through a forest of conifers to the alpine hole.On the roof of the world, as a shepherd, we will start to make our lunch putting polenta with cheese and meat on the jar, we will let the horses to rest and we will relax with fresh air. After the break we will slowly descend from the peaks back to the village.The horse riding tour will be a loop of 20-30 km, we will stay in the saddle for about 4-5 hours. One hour and a half or more is our lunch break, we will make the fire, and the polenta is cooked, the meat is fried and the photos are taken.You are always accompanied by a trained person.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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Bear Watching in The Wild from Brasov

Meet your driver-guide at your hotel from Brasov in the late afternoon and set off by air-conditioned minivan or car ,and you will go by car for about 30 minutes in the forests around Brasov . As you travel, gain fascinating insights into the brown bears, hearing how they can grow to enormous sizes, with some males reaching up to 770 pounds (350 kgs). Learn about their lives in the wild, and how their sharp sense of smell is vital in ensuring their survival. We will meet with the Rangeer who will show us the rules that we have to respect in the habitat of the bears.Then we will walk about 20 minutes or with a jeep to the observatory . Here we will see the brown bears in their environment. We will photograph males, females with chickens and their interaction. After about two hours, we leave the observer, we will return to the van.You will be left in Brasov at your hotel.You will have wonderful memories of the wild life of the brown bear seen in the forest.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Small-Group Piatra Craiului National Park Hiking Tour from Brasov

Hike among the spectacular Carpathian Mountains on a guided, small-group tour of Piatra Craiului National Park from Brașov. Follow one of two routes on a 5- to 6-hour hike through alpine meadows, fragrant forests and country villages that seem untouched by time. See the cavernous Zarnesti Gorge, and learn about the traditional rural industries of cheese-making and shepherding. Refuel with hearty Romanian fare at either a mountain hut or a local village. Numbers are limited to eight people for a personalized hiking experience.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Small-Group Day Trip to the Epic 7 Ladders Canyon from Brasov

If you’re looking to satisfy your appetite for adventure, then this 5-hour tour of the Canionul Sapte Scari (Seven Ladders Canyon) is for you. Beginning in Brasov, this tour takes you to the renowned gorge, famed for the ladders and bridges that weave between its waterfalls and rock formations. After a scenic hike through meadows and forests, descend into the canyon and explore under the guidance of your professional instructor. This small-group tour, limited to eight people, can be customized according to your fitness level and ability.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

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1 day CARPATHIAN PEAKS & CHALETS hike

Brasov , a historic town surrounded by majestic mountain peaks , virgin forests crossed by amazing mountain paths . You are going to have a wonderfull day trip to the peaks of ones of the mountais that show their beauties from the heights of their chalet : Mount PIATRA MARE - Piatra Mare Chalet Mount BUCEGI - Malaiesti Chalet Mount Piatra Craiului - Curmatura Chalet
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

Day Trips

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TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

We are going to start cycling from low altitude at a small market from where we will have a magnificent view over Mount Fagaras and Balea Waterfall . After few kilometres we will get into the most interesting mountain highway builded in Romania in the years of comunism . The views displayed during the trip are amazing , the mountains that surround the way show their majestic peaks during the whole way . We will see in the way up , much closer to our eyes , the Balea Waterfall and after a while we will reach the top at altitude 2034 where a peasant market and the well known Balea Lake will be displayed . After visiting all the interesting touristic points a descent full of adrenaline back to the starting place will follow .
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

Safaris

Bear watching experience near Brasov

Go deep into the Carpathian Mountains in search of resident brown bears on this half-day tour from Brasov. With a forest ranger escort and guide accompanying you, you'll have the best chance of spotting bears and you'll learn about their biology and behavior through detailed commentary. Round-trip transportation means you can enjoy the scenic drive from Brasov and back.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Overnight Tours

2-Day Transylvania Culture Trek from Brasov - Small Group Tour

Spend two days immersed in the medieval legends and dramatic scenery of Transylvania on this guided tour from Brasov that combines the best of Romanian culture and nature. Hike among the most majestic peaks of the Carpathians in Piatra Craiului National Park, tap into the region’s vampiric lore at Bran Castle, and imagine medieval sieges at imposing Rasnov Fortress. Get a taste of mountain village life with an overnight stay at a local guesthouse and included meals.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

Multi-day Tours

4-Day Carpathian Trek: Bucegi Mountains and Piatra Craiului National Park

Hike one of Europe's most beautiful and mythical mountain ranges on this 4-night trekking tour in the Carpathains. Venture into the Bucegi Mountains and Piatra Craiului National Park with a licensed mountain guide, and scale the peaks with full days of moderate to strenuous hiking, earning fantastic views over the Romanian countryside. Stay overnight in traditional village guesthouses, and replenish your energy with all included meals, including a memorable lunch at a local sheep farm.
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  • 4 days
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  • 4 days

Nature & Wildlife

Small Group Tour-Wild Brown Bear Watching

Transylvania is known for its brown bears, but finding them in the wild can be difficult. Maximize your chances of spotting the wild species on a small-group tour to the Carpathian Mountains. Access a remote viewpoint under the supervision of a forest ranger, and listen as your guide provides insights into the native species. Travel to the forest location with ease, with round-trip transfer from your Brașov hotel.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

Small-Group Day Trip in Romanian Authentic Mountain Villages from Brasov

Escape the city and travel straight to the heart of rural Romanian life on this private 9-hour trip to Bran Castle and Piatra Craiului National Park from Brasov. Ideal for lovers of the outdoors, this excursion combines striking natural beauty with insights into ancient Transylvanian traditions: visit a bat cave replete with Jurassic limestone formations, enjoy a 2-hour hike through beautiful mountain villages, and sample handmade cheese in the national park’s oldest guest house. The moderate walking routes of this private tour can be customized according to your fitness level.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

Hiking in Piatra Craiului - The wild Carpathians

The Carpathian Mountains offer unique hiking and sightseeing opportunities, but knowing the best trails can be difficult alone. Discover the rural landscape on a hiking tour of the Piatra Craiului from Braşov, via the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, and keep up your energy with a picnic lunch included. Travel the region with ease, with round-trip transfer from your Braşov hotel.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Ski & Snow

SnowShoe Tour near Brasov

Take your winter vacation to the next level on a snowshoe tour around Brasov.  There are no hidden fees with both ski poles and snowshoes included. No experience is necessary and children as young as 8-years-old can participate. There’s no need to feel overwhelmed as your guide chooses a route based on the fitness level of your small group. Simply dress warmly and let the adventure begin.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Small-Group Castle, Canyon and Sparkling Wine Day Trip from Brasov

Check off three of the Carpathian Mountains key sights on this day trip from Brașov. Travel from your city hotel into the heart of the Carpathians, Europe's longest volcanic mountain chain. Visit Peleș Castle, a former residence of the Romanian royal family; sample sparkling wine at the renowned Rhein Azuga wine cellar; and trek through the woodland to Seven Ladders Canyon (Canionul Sapte Scari). Numbers limited to eight participants on this small-group tour.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Best of Székely Land's Nature and Culture Full Day Trip from Brasov

Stray from the beaten path and escape the crowds of Brasov on a tour that focuses on Székely heritage and culture, a Hungarian-speaking minority group of Transylvania. Ideal for history buffs and travelers interested in anthropology, this tour reveals cultural information that you won’t find in the guidebooks and transports you between Székely highlights in climate-controlled comfort.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

Hiking Transylvania from Brasov

Transylvania’s landscape offers prime hiking opportunities, but can be difficult to navigate alone. Enjoy a break from the city on a hiking tour of the region from Brașov, with a range of options available for all ability levels. Discover the region’s mountainous terrain as well as its flora and fauna, with insights provided by your guide, and relax after an active trek with round-trip transport from your Brașov accommodation.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

Varghis Gorge Tour from Baile Tusnad

If you need a break from the city or want to get up close and personal with nature, then a walking tour of Varghis Canyon is perfect for you.  Follow your guide and small group across 4 km of the canyon, which includes a visit to a cave. Along the way, you’ll encounter plenty of local wildlife abd finish your tour with a cheese tasting at a small artisanal shop.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Brasov 4x4 Half Day Tour

Take a break from the city and experience Romanian wildlife on a 4x4.  The half day tour starts with convenient pickup from your Brasov hotel.  Pick from two departure times to suit your preferences. With the help of your private guide, you’ll explore forest roads passing local flora and fauna.   You can even customize the tour to include mountain trails.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

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Brown Bears in the wild, no fence

In the wild, admire the large carnivores of the Caprathians. There is no fence, so this experience is quite unique. In Romanian Carpathians lives ~5500 bears, and a large number of wolves and lynx. This is a good opportunity to spot these large Carnivores. Especially bears. Only if you are very lucky you might spot a wolf or lynx. usually they are very shy and might come out only later, after dark, and we cannot see them anylonger.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

3 Canyons - Day Trip near Brasov

Discover the great outdoors of Transylvania on a 5- to 8-hour canyon tour. The scenic excursion takes you to Seven Ladders Canyon, Rasnoavei Gorge, and Zarnesti Gorge. Spectacular scenery and mostly flat terrain ensure an enjoyable experience for beginners and experienced hikers alike. With maximum six group members, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a break from the tourist crowds in Brasov.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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4x4 tour in the Carpathian Mountains, Transylvania and Dracula's Castle

What make this tour to be a special one!?Your dream will become true, you will entry step by step in Transylvania, you will visit and learn the history of Dracula Castle and after we will show you another face of Transylvania. That face of nature with the beautiful scenery and landscapes of the Carpathian Mountains, we will follow a mountain climbing trail, a 4x4 offroad trail. Also here we will find historical objectives and we will load with the energy of the environment. We will find locals and shepherds living on the mountain who will be welcoming and present their homes and their lifestyle!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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