The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

One of the highest roads in Romania, the Transfagarasan Road has been called by the Top Gear presenters as "the best road in the world". If you visit Romania, a ride on this scenic mountain road is, therefore, a must. Located 3 hours North of Bucharest, a trip on the Transfagarasan will provide you with some of the most spectacular landscapes in Europe, a look into the fascinating rural life in Romania and into the country's spirituality and history.

per adult from

$156

NZD

Duration

12 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English Speaking Guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Small-Group tour ( maximum of 6 people per group)
    • Hotel/Hostel/Accommodation pick-up and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Triumph Arch, Piata Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest Romania

    The journey starts early morning in Bucharest heading north .

    Stop At: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Bulevardul Basarabilor 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

    The journey starts early morning in Bucharest heading northwards to the former capital of the medieval Wallachian principality, Curtea de Arges. Situated in a picturesque landscape, this is one of the most historically significant places in Romania. Curtea de Arges is the home of an old Princely Court, dated back to the 14th century and a famous monastery, with a very interesting yet gruesome legend. 

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Vidraru Dam, Arges River between Fruntii Mountains and Ghitu Mountains, Curtea de Arges 117040 Romania

    After the visit, travel toward the Carpathian Mountains stopping to admire the Vidraru Dam, one of the largest in Romania.

    Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

    Finally, enjoy a memorable ride along the picturesque Transfagarasan, declared by Top Gear, "the best road in the world".  Built high up in the Fagaras Mountains, the road stretches for 62 miles (100 km), offering breathtaking views. 

    Stops will be made on the way to admire the scenery, take photos on top at Balea Lake and simply enjoy the strong and healthy mountain air with fantastic aerial views before heading back to Bucharest, which will be reached in the evening.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Bucharest, Romania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup from location of choice in Bucharest
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by One Excellence Tours

Activity ID: V-10193P31

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