Active and cultural tour in Maramures and Bucovina

Overview – Active and cultural tour in Maramureș and Bucovina – guided tour

A beautiful and colorful tour in two of the most beautiful regions of Romania: Maramures and Bucovina. Get ready to discover ancient crafts, warmhearted people, splendid monasteries and churches, roam on the hills and enjoy the mountains.

Where: Maramures and Bucovina
Highlights: wooden churches in Maramures, traditions, old crafts, hiking in the mountains, old painted churches in Bucovina
Trip dates: April 10 th – April 15 th; May 10 th – May 15 th; June 20 th – June 25 th; July 1 st – July 6 th
The hikes described in this program are rated as: medium – difficult
Departure point: Cluj Napoca
Customizable: yes
Group size: minimum 4 people – maximum 6 people

Price for a group of 6 people: 690 eur/pp. The price includes transport by minivan with assigned driver, accommodation in dbl rooms and breakfast included, guide services. The price does not include other meals, personal expenses and entrance fees at cultural objectives, the slow train.
For a smaller group the price will be recalculated.
The deadline for booking for any of the dates is February 1 st!

Day 1: Meeting in Cluj and pick up from the hotel. We will drive to Breb village, in Maramures. For today we have planned a flexible schedule with different activities: walking, visits at craftsmen, at distilleries

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Breb

Day 2: Today we will explore Breb. That means visits at traditional wooden churches, or doing a hiking circuit in the nearby villages to observe how people live, visits at craftsmen. Biking is possible as well.

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Breb

Day 3: This is day dedicated to beautiful hiking in order to see the splendid landscapes Breb area has to offer. We could do hiking up to the Rooster’s ridge or we could try another possible hike to the beautiful Taurile Chendroaiei

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Breb

Day 4: Breb. A visit in Maramures is not complete without a visit to the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta. We will also visit Barsana Monastery, one of the most impressive monasteries in Maramures. Another option is to drive to Viseu de sus to take the slow steam train and get back to Breb in the evening. This train activitiy takes up the whole day

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Breb

Day 5: We are leaving Breb and Maramures County and we drive to Ciocanesti village in Bucovina (because of the painted houses in the village, it looks like a museum in open space). Today, we can visit a couple of beautiful orthodox painted monasteries and then head to to Paltinu or Moldovita village

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Paltinu or Moldovita

Day 6: Full day of exploring Bucovina: visit at the museum of painted eggs, hiking, meeting with locals and observing crafts

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Paltinu or Moldovita

Day 7: We have another full day of exploring Bucovina, thus we can drive to Voronet monastery, or do hiking, or visit locals who have stories to tell

Accommodation at a nice guesthouse in Paltinu or Moldovita

Day 8: Time to say a warm SEE YOU SOON to Bucovina and head back to Cluj. Drop off at the hotel and end of program.

 

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