There is a magical place, at the foot of Leaota Mountains, where horses still run on the hills and live in perfect harmony with nature. Do you want to learn more about it? Check out the program below!
Where: Leaota Mountains and Sinaia
Highlights: beautiful horses and Peles Castle
Itinerary and map: Bucharest – Sinaia – Potcoava – Targoviste – Bucharest
Departure time: 7:30 am. Arrival time: approx. 9 pm
Available: all year round
Type of activity: horseback riding and cultural
Early departure from Bucharest. First we will drive to Sinaia, for a visit at Peles Castle, former summer residence of King Carol I, an impressive piece of Neo-Renaissance architecture.
After the visit at the castle we will drive to Dambovita county, to Potcoava. This beautiful hideaway is located in a very picturesque area, at the foot of the mountain, surrounded by forests. Once….long time ago..the outlaws used to roam these places..
There are 10 beautiful horses (haflinger) there waiting to take you on the hills and to the meadows, and to offer you a ONCE IN A LIFETIME experience! And they have funny names too: Pandora, Nelly, Lizzy (no, it is not the THIN LIZZY).
You will spend the day riding the horses out in the nature, exploring the beautiful surroundings.
Later in the afternoon you will enjoy a delicious lunch with a view, prepared by some very nice ladies for whom cooking is an art. And yes, they expect you to eat everything from the plate.
In the evening you will be transfered back to Bucharest.
End of program.
Prices: for groups of 2 – 3 (140 EUR/person); for groups of 4 – 6 (105 EUR/person). For singles the price is 270 EUR.
Services included in the package: transport by private car or minibus (depending on the group size), entrance fee at the castle (the basic tour), approx. 1 h of instructing in the pen, guide services.
Services not included in the package: lunch, other meals and personal expenses, extra hours of horse back riding OUTSIDE the pen (one can ride outside the pen for max. 3 hours, 1 hour of riding is 20 EUR).
*Special notes: The program can be altered due to changes in the visiting hours at the castle , weather conditions that may affect the horse back riding. Other options will be provided by the guide.