DAY 1: Henri Coanda Bucharest or Sibiu Airport greeting and transfer to Sinaia resort by mini-bus; Visit the resort and the Peles Castle (former summer residence of the Romanian royal family). Accommodation in Sinaia resort (Guest house or Hotel). Welcome dinner.
DAY 2: Take the cable to top cableway building Cota 2000, and walk to Babele hut 2200m - Omu hut 2505m overnight. Will spend the night in the highest mountain chalet in the whole Romania, and indeed the Carpathian mountains. Extensive views across Transylvania!
Time: 6 hours. Difficulty: Easy.
DAY 3: Omu hut - Gaura Valley - Bran Village. Time: 6 hours. Difficulty: Medium. Accommodation in Bran Village. (Guest House).
DAY 4: Morning visit at the Dracula Castle. Transfer by mini buss to Balea Lake hut 2027. Time: 2.5 hours. Accommodation in Balea Lake hut.
DAY 5: Early morning depart from Balea Lake hut to Negoiu peak 2535m (the second highest peak in Romania) and returning to Balea Lake hut.Time: 9 hours. Difficulty: Difficult. Accommodation in Balea Lake hut
DAY 6: Departure from Balea Lake hut 2027m to Podragu hut 2136m. Accommodation at Podragu hut 2136m. (cold water shower). Time to relax, to read, to paint or blending with others hikers and start to chatting. Time: 5 hours. Difficulty: Medium.
DAY 7: Today will climb up Vistea Mare peak 2527m (the third highest peak in Romania), and Moldoveanu peak 2545m, the highest peak in Romania and hike to Sambetei Valley hut. 1400m, Time: 10 hours. Difficulty: Difficult.
DAY 8: Descent to Sambetei Valley resort visit Brancoveanu monastery Walking time: 3 hours. Difficulty: Easy. Transfer by mini buss to Brasov city. Accomodation in Brasov city - Hotel
DAY 9: Visit the Saxon fortifications and Poiana Brasov resort in the same Mini-Bus. Celebrate the achievements of your trekking tour at the farewell dinner featuring Romanian foods and music. Accomodation in Brasov city - Hotel
DAY 10: Transfer to Henri Coanda Bucharest or Sibiu Airport.
DATE: From June to October
GROUP SIZE: 1-8 pers.
SERVICES: Mini-bus, English speaking mountain guide, museum entrance fees, cable car, accomodation.
REQUIREMENTS: Good health and overall fitness stamina to hike 7-8 hours/day
EQUIPMENT: Waterproof and windproof jacket, fleece. six pairs thick socks, sun hut, sunglasses, sun block/lip salve, water bottle, telescopic hiking poles, mountain boots, 45 litre backpack, sleeping bag as light possible, small blister kit, camera.
PRICE: The cost differs according to the number of guests, so please contact me for total cost