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2-Day Transylvania Culture Trek from Brasov

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.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$183.99 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.75 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.85 USD
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2-Day Hiking tour in Bucegi Mountains from Bucharest

The Bucegi Mountains offer some of the most unspoiled scenery in Romania, but day hikes aren’t enough to fully experience them. For travelers, the mountains have the added advantage of being located near Bran Castle, the fortress, museum, and national monument popularly known as the legendary home of Dracula. This tour takes you to see both in two days: from the Bucegi Mountains Plateau through the Padina Valley to Bram Castle.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$218.48 USD
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Private Day Trip: Balea Lake, Transfagarasan Road, and Brukenthal Palace

Experience some of Transylvania's lesser-known natural and cultural treasures on this full-day combo tour from Sibiu. Take the scenic alpine Transfagarasan highway, one of Europe's highest road, into the Fagaras Mountains, where you'll hike to the glacial Balea Lake. Admire the diverse architecture of Romania at the Gothic Cistercian Abbey near Cârţa and the stately 18th-century Brukenthal Palace, a masterwork of Baroque style.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.74 USD
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Bear Watching in Transylvania 2-Day Tour

Escape the city in favor of the Transylvanian wilderness on a 2-day bear watching tour from Bucharest. In a small group limited to 15, you’ll leave Romania’s capital far behind and venture to top Transylvania attractions such as Peles Castle, Sighisoara, Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), and Brasov, home to the Gothic Biserica Neagră (Black Church). Plus, you’ll head deep into the forest to hopefully observe brown bears in their natural environment. Overnight accommodation, hotel pickup and drop-off, and breakfast are included.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$321.98 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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$373.72 USD
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1 Day Off Road Tour Brasov

Take a break from traditional sightseeing and dive headfirst into the Transylvanian nature on a full-day 4x4 adventure.  Convenient round trip transportation from your hotel allows you to spend less time in traffic and more time in the wilderness. Aided by the power and versatility of a 4x4, your driver takes you remote areas of the Romanian Mountains that are almost completely untouched by humans.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.04 USD
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Adventure into the Wild Carpathia (5 days)

A short, but complex tour in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains, including easy (but very spectacular) hiking, breathtaking landscapes, history, legends (like the famous Dracula one), traditional tasty food and drinks and of course - FUN !
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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$459.97 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.25 USD
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2 Days Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

Visit the home of Dracula on a 2-day tour to Transylvania from the Bucharest. Visit the beautiful Peles Castle and follow in the footsteps of Dracula as you explore his castle and village of Bran. Also on the itinerary is the bear sanctuary in Zarnesti and the UNESCO-listed churches of Prejmer and Harman, to round out your Transylvania experience.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.98 USD
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Private Brown Bear Watching Experience in the Carpathians

Fully immerse yourself in Romanian wildlife on a private brown bear watching excursion in the Carpathian forests. Follow your private guide to a secluded hide where you’ll enjoy three uninterrupted hours of nature observation to maximize your chances of bear sightings. Listen to entertaining stories about the Communist dictator Ceausescu to pass the time. You can feel secure at all times, as your guide is armed for extreme situations.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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$51.75 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.75 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.39 USD
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Walking tour in the Varghis Canyon and Optional Caving

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.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.03 USD
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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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.75 USD
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Private 4wd safari and hiking in the Eastern Carpathians

Discover the natural wonders and remote villages of Romania on an eight-hour 4x4 tour. The itinerary can be completely customized based on your interests.  Your private vehicle allows you to traverse dense forests and mountain roads with ease. Enjoy a leisurely hike up to Ecem Peak with your private guide. Later, drive to quaint villages well off the beaten tourist path to get a glimpse at true Romanian culture.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.84 USD
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Adventures in Park Aventura in Brasov

Trade the quiet streets of Brasov for a day zip lining through the trees at Park Aventura. All equipment is conveniently included, as is round trip transportation from your hotel. No previous zip lining experience is necessary, with tracks for children as young as 8-years-old ranging to more advanced tracks as high as 65.6 feet (20 meters).  
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.75 USD
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3 Days - Off-road Experience in Transylvania

Transylvania is a unique tourist destination and you already know this if you decided to see it. But Transylvania is more than that. It's an experience that you have to live it. Breathe it. Feel it. Embrace it. Understand it. This is the adventure we are proposing to you. A 3 day 4 X 4 adventure on the land of old times.Tour highlights:- Off-road adventures in the wild Carpathian Mountains- Wildlife watching- Fairytale landscapes for photographers- Visit a sheepfold where you will learn how to prepare a local dish - Experience traditional dishes - Coffee breaks in the middle of nature surrounded by imposing mountains- Discover how villagers are living in wooden houses in a wild and quite ambient- Explore medieval villages - Visit castles and fortified churches
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$650.85 USD
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The Saxon trail with an Equestrian Adventure

Thanks to the unfenced and uninterrupted miles of pasture and ancient woodland the riding in Romania is superb. You will be able to experience traditional village life and be introduced to the folklore, culture and hospitality of the region.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.99 USD
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Varghis Canyon Tour with optional rock climbing and caving

For something truly different in Transylvania, venture deep into the eastern Carpathian Mountains on an outdoor adventure in the Varghis Canyon. This small-group tour takes you through a winding rocky passage, across wooden bridges, and inside several ancient caves. Rock climbing is also an option for an extra adrenaline boost. Back in civilization, visit a family-run dairy farm to learn about an important local industry and taste gourmet cheeses.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.75 USD
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10 day cycling tour in Brasov, hiking, bear watching & wine tasting

The area of Brasov is by far one of the main destinations for tourists who choose to visit Romania. Thanks to its proximity to the Carpathian Mountains, this region is rich in wild forests, hiking and biking trails and routes, forest roads and natural attractions, as well as historical ones, including UNESCO World Heritage sites. And most important, Romania has the biggest population of brown bears in Europe, making it one of the most important destinations for bear watching enthusiasts from the world.Discover Brasov and its surroundings in this 10 day cycling tour that will make you fall in love with this area.You will travel by bike, go hiking, wine tasting and bear watching.
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,069.42 USD
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7 Day Best of Transylvania Motorcycle Tour from Cluj

Discover the dramatic beauty and medieval legends of Transylvania on a 7-day motorcycle adventure from Cluj. Ride across the Carpathians on the Transalpina Road — the highest in Romania — and the famously challenging Transfagarasan. Take in spectacular scenery as you wind through fortified Saxon villages and visit Gothic castles and citadels. Immerse yourself in local culture with overnight stays in village hotels and guest houses, and experience traditional Romanian cuisine, folk art and hospitality.
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Duration: 7 days
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$1,136.12 USD
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