4 days exploring the wild fauna of the Carpathian Mountains

We invite you to the Carpathian mountains and the valley of the Dambovita river to explore the paths, pastures and woods, to admire the numerous species of plants, birds and animals.

per adult from

$596

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Airport - Hotel / Hotel - Airport transfers, based on flights;
    • Transportation by car/ modern buses with air conditioning/ heating climate, fuels and taxes included
    • Professional Guide throughout the trip
    • Hotel pick-up & drop-off;
    • Accommodation 3 nights in 3 * / 4 * structures, as per program
    • Half board treatment (breakfast and dinner including at least one dinner with folklore show);
    • Transportation to the forest with 4x4 and specialized mountain guides for day 2
    • Tourist taxes
    • Non-stop assistance Soca Tour Romania
    What's excluded :
    • Entries to museums; about 25 EUR / person; possibly tips;
    • Other expenses and drinks.For full board, calculate 15 EUR / Lunch with 3 dishes and water included.

  • Day 1: Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov

    Pass By: Sinaia, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern Romania
    This day we visit the two famous Romanian castles, famous for their legends and architectural beauty. Peles Castle, a royal brand since the 19th century, amazes with its eclectic details, but above all the woodwork makes you think of the Bavarian castles. After visiting the Sinaia Orthodox monastery erected by a descendant of the family of the last Byzantine emperors, Cantacuzino, we arrive at the Bran castle, the work of the Teutonic knights, then the summer residence of Queen Mary. Here we discover the truth about the legend of Dracula, born of Prince Vlad Tepes. Arrival in Brasov, guided tour of the historic center with the Black Church, Council House, Rope Street (the narrowest in Europe), District and church of Scheii Brasovului, the White Tower, Black Tower. Free dinner and overnight.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation 1 night in 3 * / 4 * structures, as per program

    Day 2: Brasov - The Dambovita Valley - Exploring the virgin forests of the Carpathian mountains - Brasov

    Pass By: Dambovita County, Dambovita County, Southern Romania
    This day we make the excursion in the forest with 4x4 and specialized mountain guides all day, with bird watching and visits to the different mountain attractions. Romania is a privileged country, where the second largest population of large carnivores in Europe is found, which is concentrated in the Carpathian mountains and the forests are home to many other species of mammals and birds. Fagaras Mountains also known as Transylvanian Alps belong to the Southern Carpathians covering an area of approximately 3,000 square kilometers. Oriented East-West, their length is about 70 km, from north to south the breadth of the range is over 40 km. The highest peak of both the Fagaras and Romania mountains is called Moldoveanu and rises to 2544 m in the eastern part of the Făgăraş. The destination area is located in the eastern part of the mountain range, in the Upper Valle Dâmboviţa, upstream of the Tămaşul stream. The Fagaras mountains are rich in biodiversity and, according to a recent study, 57 species of mammals live here, in which three large carnivores: the brown bear, the wolf and the lynx. Other species that can be seen are: chamois, deer, roe deer, wild cat, wild boar, fox and otter. We visit the preserved villages Magura and Pestera. Free dinner and overnight.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation 1 night in 3 * / 4 * structures, as per program

    Day 3: Brasov - Sighisoara - Viscri / Prejmer / Rupea - Brasov

    Pass By: Sighisoara, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    After breakfast we continue towards Sighisoara, called "The Pearl of Transylvania", included in the Unesco Heritage thanks to the age and originality of the place. You can see the birthplace of Vlad Tepes, Clock Tower, Vlad's house, Church on the hill , Evangelical Cathedral. Then we visit the Viscri village (in English "the white church") included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, thanks to its archaic aspect reminiscent of Saxon architecture. Alternatively, depending on your preferences, you can see the Prejmer or Rupea fortress. In the evening return to Brasov, dinner and accommodation.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation 1 night in 3 * / 4 * structures, as per program

    Day 4: Brasov - Zarnesti bear reserve - Rasnov Fortress - Bucharest or Otopeni Airport

    Pass By: Rasnov, Rasnov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania
    After breakfast we visit the Zarnesti Protected Reserve where more than 100 bears are monitored to protect them. Arrival at the Rasnov Fortress, the most famous and one of the best preserved Saxon fortresses in Transylvania, Alternatively you can visit the Prejmer Fortress, founded by the Order of the Teutonic knights, included in the UNESCO World Heritage. The tour continues with a visit to the Snagov Monastery, with its Byzantine-style painted walls and where the tomb of Vlad Tepes (internationally known) is located. Arrival in Bucharest, small panoramic tour, free dinner and overnight stay.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    E60, București, Romania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please, send us the name of the location.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Soca Tour

Activity ID: V-113818P14

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