Enjoy a one day tour outside Bucharest, visiting the 7 Stairs Canyon, in Piatra Mare Mountains, then the beautiful, medieval city, of Brasov. Last, but definitely not least, explore and learn about the Bran Castle and the infamous Dracula character.
Where: Piatra Mare Mountains, Bran Castle, Brasov County
Highlights: Bran Castle, Brasov, The 7 Stairs Canyon
Itinerary and map: Bucharest – Dambu Morii – Brasov – Bran – Bucharest
Departure time: 7:30 am. Arrival time: approx. 10 pm
Available: all year round
Type of activity: easy hiking, climbing stairs in the canyon, sightseeing, cultural
Early departure from Bucharest, in the morning. We will drive towards Brasov County and Piatra Mare Mountains.
The first highlight of the day is The 7 Stairs Canyon. Why do they call it like that?
This is a natural phenomenon, that goes way back, to the Jurassic times. It has a length of 160 m, 58 m level difference, at an altitude of 948 m.
The defile consists in seven steps that have heights between 2,5 and 15 m!
We will enjoy a hike through the forest, and then a nice climb in the canyon!
Later on, we will drive to Brasov, for a tour in the old part of the city, and lunch. We will visit the famous highlights: The Black Church (on the outside), The Council Square, The Old Brasov fortress, Rope Street.
After a delicious lunch we will drive towards Bran County, to visit the Bran Castle, Queen Mary’s favorite residence.
In the evening we will drive back to Bucharest.
End of program.
Prices: for groups of 2 – 3 (125 EUR/person); for groups of 4 – 6 (105 EUR/person). For singles the price is 240 EUR.
Services included in the package: transport by private car or minibus (depending on the group size), guide services.
Services not included in the package: entrance fee at the castle, entrance fee for the canyon, lunch and other personal expenses.
*Special note: The program can be altered due to changes in the visiting hours at the castle, and the weather conditions in winter.