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Winter hiking tour Carpathian Mountains

This winter tour of Transylvania is available from January until March and combines the awesome landscapes of rural Transylvania with medieval cities and world heritage sites of one of the most visited region of Romania. A visit to the Ice Hotel along Transfagarasan Scenic Road can be considered the highlight of your tour in Romania.

per adult from

$1,049

AUD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    • 5 nights accommodation 3*** with breakfast included
    What's excluded :
    • Meals, entrance fees, photo tax.
    • Entry/Admission - Old Town
    • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
    • Entry/Admission - Sighisoara Historic Center
    • Entry/Admission - Le Lac Balea
    • Entry/Admission - Sibiu Tourist Information Center
    • Entry/Admission - Cozia Monastery

  • Day 1: Bucharest arrival and hotel transfer in Bucharest. Bucharest tour.

    Stop At: Old Town, Bucharest Romania
    Depending on your arrival in Bucharest, we can make a panoramic tour of Bucharest which can last up to 3 hours or a longer tour that can include a visit to the Palace of Parliament or the House residence of Nicolae Ceausescu. The tour of Bucharest can start with the pick up from the airport or from your hotel/location in Bucharest. During this hours you will visit the most important tourist attractions of “the Paris of the Orient” as Bucharest was called in 19th century.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Bucharest 3*** hotel centrally located. Duke hotel or similar.

    Day 2: Bucharest – Peles Castle –Brasov Old town – Zarnesti or Bran Village.

    Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
    Leaving Bucharest 08:00, we head to the Southern Carpathians to explore some of the most appreciated tourist attractions of Transylvania. The first important stop of the day will be Peles Castle. Surrounded by mountains and dense forest, this modern architectural masterpiece of Romania, is one of the best preserved Castles in Eastern Europe. Your guide will introduce you to the most flourish period of Romania strongly connected with the ruling time of the King Charles I. We will visit some of the most important state apartments of Peles Castle: Reception Hall, Armoury Exhibition, Working desk, Library, Music Saloon, Florentine Room, Dining Room, Theatre Hall…
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
    Driving through the famous valley of Prahova River and crossing the mountains to Transylvania, we will reach Brasov old district. After a short walking tour and a visit to the Black Church, you will have time to enjoy a traditional Romanian lunch. The day will end in Zarnesti or Bran Village, both settlements being the best locations for a hiking day in the mountains.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Zarnesti town or Bran Village at a local guesthouse 3***.

    Day 3: Hiking tour of the most beautiful mountain villages of King` Stone Massif.

    Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075 Romania
    Optional morning visit to the Bear Sanctuary located nearby.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania
    Either you are an experienced mountain hiker or just a beginner, as long you have the hiking boots this will be a truly nice experience. This villages located at the foothills of the Carpathians Mountains, at King`s Stone Massive, still preserve the simple way of like of the shepherds and farmers. This unique remote places will offer you unforgettable experiences and many opportunities to take amazing photos. This hike can last up to 6 hours depending on the weather and your physical strength.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Zarnesti town or Bran Village at a local guesthouse 3***.

    Day 4: Zarnesti – Bran Castle – Sighisoara.

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
    Leaving Zarnesti town we set of for Bran Castle. We will show you Bran Castle and tell you the real stories of this medieval stronghold of Transylvania.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Piata Cetatii Nr.1 Center of Sighisoara, Sighisoara 545400 Romania
    Next important stop of the day is Sighisoara, the city that attracts many tourists because of its medieval appearance. A tour of the old town Sighisoara includes the Clock Tower, the Covered Stairway, the Church of The hill and of course the supposedly birthplace of the infamous Vlad the Impaler aka Dracula.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sighisoara at Hotel Sighisoara or Casa Wagner 3***.

    Day 5: Sighisoara – Balea Ice Hotel Experience– Sibiu

    Stop At: Le Lac Balea, Fagaras Mountains Romania
    Leaving Sighisoara in the morning, your guide will take you the cable car that reach the Glacier Lake Balea, where the Ice Hotel is located. Reaching Balea Lake at 2030m height, you can enter into the Ice Hotel and visit the rooms where the brave tourist are sleeping or just to have a hot drink. After this amazing experience we will go to Sibiu, another medieval attraction of Transylvania.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sibiu 3*** hotel

    Day 6: Sibiu sightseeing tour – and transfer to Bucharest.

    Stop At: Sibiu Tourist Information Center, Strada Brukenthal Samuel 2, Sibiu 550178 Romania
    In the morning we will take a sightseeing tour of Sibiu, the former capital of Transylvania, visiting the best attractions of this beautiful town that made Transylvania famous throughout the world.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cozia Monastery, Calea lui Traian 816, Caciulata 245601 Romania
    The transfer to Bucharest can last up to 5 hours but on the way to Bucharest we can stop to Cozia monastery or just for a lunch break. Accommodation on your own.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up from any location in Bucharest or from Bucharest Airport.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Romania Tour Store

Activity ID: V-7721P12

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