The majestic Fagaras Mountains: guided hiking tour

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Overview – The majestic Fagaras Mountains – guided hiking tour

Join us for a private guided hiking tour in the majestic Fagaras Mountains, in Romania! High peaks above 2000 m, cristal clear lakes and glacial valleys, stories in the still of the night! Experience the outdoors!

Where: Fagaras Mountains
Highlights: Moldoveanu Peak (2544 m, the highest in Romania), glacial lakes, amazing landscapes
Available: June – October
The hikes are rated as: difficult
Departure points: Bucharest, Sibiu
Customizable: yes

Detailed program – The majestic Fagaras Mountains – guided hiking tour

Day 1: Pick up from the airport. Depending on the time of your arrival you will enjoy a city tour of Bucharest.

Accommodation at a hotel in Bucharest.

Day 2: We’ll hit the road to our great Fagaras Mountains, also called The Alps of Transylvania. You’ll have the chance to see the famous Transfagarasan road that goes up to our destination at Balea Lake (2040 m alt.). We’ll spend the night here, having in front of our eyes the beautiful glacial lake surrounded by mountains.

Accommodation at a local guesthouse.

Day 3: This day is dedicated to a moderate hike, meant to prepare us for the next day’s challenges. We will go to Saua Doamnei (2198 m alt.) and then descend in the valley that has the same name. Along the way we will be rewarded with great views of Balea Lake and the high peaks that surround us: Paltinu (2401 m alt.), Capra (2417 m alt.) and more. The night ends with stories and good fun beside a cup of warm tea.

Accommodation at a local guesthouse.

Day 4: It’s time to feel the real taste of Fagaras! For today we’ve planned a route that will show us beautiful lakes, high altitude trails and mountains… far as the eye can see. They don’t call Fagaras the Alps of Transylvania for nothing!
At the end of the day, tired but happy, we’ll descend at Podragu hut (2136 m alt.).

Accommodation at Podragu hut.

Day 5: Yes, the big day has come! Today we will step on Moldoveanu Peak, the highest in Romania (2544 m alt.). If we’re lucky enough we should see the famous blanket of clouds, characteristic to high mountains. But that’s not all folks! Today you have the chance to be the guides. We’ll have a friendly chat about how to choose the route, how to walk and how to recognize the landmarks that we see along the way. From Moldoveanu Peak we’ll get back to Podragu hut.

Accommodation at Podragu hut.

Day 6: This is the day when we say goodbye to our beautiful mountains. Depending on the weather conditions we’ll discuss the route back to Balea Lake.

Accommodation at a local guesthouse.

Day 7: Return to Bucharest where you will spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation at a hotel in Bucharest.

Day 8: Transfer to the airport.

End of program.

IMPORTANT: The program can be altered on the spot, depending on weather conditions and other relevant aspects such as the physical condition of the participants.

Price upon request.

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