Transylvania Trek 2018

14th - 19th May 2018

Discover Romania on this amazing trekking challenge in the rugged Piatra Craiulu Mountains, tucked away in Transylvania. Our three-day trekking challenge, takes us along craggy mountain ridges, through indigenous forests and flower-strewn meadows and farmland, a fascinating glimpse of rural life in an almost medieval corner of Europe.

Itinerary*
14 May:
Depart London on (flights not yet confirmed). Transfer to Transylvania Inn (approx. three-hour transfer).

15 May:
Zarnesti (750m/2460ft) – Coltii Chiliilor (1100m/3608ft) – Diana Refuge (1510m/4954ft) – Valea Ursului – Plaiu Foii Chalet (850m/2788ft), back to Transylvania Inn.

16 May:
Zarnesti Gorges (750m/2460ft) – Curmatura Chalet (1470m/4822ft). Back to Transylvania Inn. Tonight we will visit a bear hide.

17 May:
National Park Bucegi Mountains, Moieciu de Sus (950m/3116ft) – Strunga Saddle (1909/6263ftm) – Padina Chalet (1509m/4950ft). Transfer to Sinaia Hotel (approx. one hour).

18 May:
Free day in Sinaia, or a short walk (optional). There is an opportunity to get a cable car to the top of the mountain, visit Peles Castle and fortified churches in the area (additional cost). Optional day tour to Brasov (please note this is not included in the costs).

19 May:
Transfer to Bucharest in the morning from Sinaia, for a morning tour of the city before transferring to the airport in the onward flight to London (subject to flight times).

*Itinerary subject to change.

Inclusions:

  • International return flights from London to Bucharest
  • Transfers upon arrival and departure and local transfers
  • Local guides
  • Twin-share accommodation 
  • Full board throughout
  • Celebration dinner
  • Evening visit to a bear hide 
  • Morning tour of Bucharest on day six

Exclusions:

  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Single supplement
  • Entrance to castles (not included in programme)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
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