Transylvania Hiking 2020
- 20.06.2020 - 27.06.2020
- 27.06.2020 – 04.07.2020
- 11.07.2020 – 18.07.2020
- 25.07.2020 – 01.08.2020
- 08.08.2020 – 15.08.2020
- 22.08.2020 – 29.08.2020
- 05.09.2020 – 12.09.2020
- 19.09.2020 – 26.09.2020
- 03.10.2020 – 10.10.2020
- 17.10.2020 – 24.10.2020
- 31.10.2020 – 07.11.2020
- 14.11.2020 – 21.11.2020
- 21.11.2020 – 28.12.2020
- 12.12.2020 – 19.12.2020
- 26.12.2020 – 02.01.2021
Day 1: Arrival in Sibiu
Arrival in Sibiu at the airport (SBZ) or train station or bus station. Here you will meet our colleg and together you will drive to the hotel in city center of Sibiu. Accommodation in Sibiu
Day 2: Rasinari – Fantanele – Sibiel (4 - 5 hours hiking)
After breakfast you will meet the English speaking hiking guide. Then we will go to Sibiel. Afterwards we hike on the Fantanele mountain. After a break in a rustic cabin in the mountains, we head back to Sibiel, where we visit the Icon Museum and where a hearty dinner with romanian specialties awaits us. Of course, we cannot spare a glass of tuica (romanian housemade brandy). Accommodation for 4 nights in Rasinari.
Day 3: Rasinari – Magura Peak – Cisnadioara (5 - 6 hours hiking)
In the morning exploring Rasinari, a curious village of shepherds (here we will visit the Orthodox Episcopal Church, which exterior is covered in paintings). Then we will hike all day long: from the village Rasinari, which got its name from the resin collectors (resin = rasina) we head to the “Rose Garden”, at about 1100 meters above the sea level and to the Magura Peak at the hight of 1300 meters. From here we have a great view over Transylvania. On our way to Michelsberg (Cisnadioara,) we´ll reach the “Half-Stone” with fossils from the Limestone Age. Next we visit the roman basilica in Cisnadioara, a typical Transilvanian Saxon village. Dinner at a peasant family in Rasinari. We return afterwards to Rasinari with a horse wagon.
Day 4: Paltinis – Rasinari (5 - 6 hours hiking)
Early in the morning we go by bus to Paltinis, the starting point for an approximately 6 hour hike in the Cindrel Mountains. Our route leads us from Paltinis, trough Oncesti and Tomnaticu to Rasinari. On the way we stop for a picnic at the Wolf Garden. Dinner in Rasinari.
Day 5: Sibiu = European Capital of Culture 2007 & European Region of Gastronomy 2019
We will drive to Sibiu. You will have a guided tour on foot in the old city, where you will get to know the sights of the European Cultural Capital 2007. In the afternoon you have free time. You can take a walk trough the city, you can visit the Village Museum, you can also go to take a bath in the salt lakes of Ocna Sibiului(Salzburg). Dinner and overnight in Rasinari.
Day 6: Rasinari – Balea Lac – Brasov - Prejmer (3 hours hiking + 180 km driving)
Today we leave the region of Sibiu and go to the Fagaras Mountains. Trip to Balea glacial Lake (2.033 m). We can expect wonderful views on our approximately 2-3 hour hike. After a picnic break at the Balea Waterfall we continue our trip to Brasov, where we will visit the most important cultural objectives of the medieval city: the Town Hall Square, the Black Church (we visit it inside too), the Weaver Bastion, the White and Black Tower, etc. In the late afternoon we drive to Prejmer with the best preserved foritifed church in Transylvania. Dinner and accommodation in Prejmer.
Day 7: Bran - Sighisoara – Biertan - Sibiu (300 km driving)
In the morning we will visit first the Dracula Castle in Bran.
Then we will drive to Sighisoara. In Sighisoara, the most beautiful and well preserved inhabited citadel in Europe, we will see the 64 m high Clock Tower, the landmark of the city, and the Museum of History (inside), among others. We will see Vlad Draculs birthplace and climb the Covered Staircase until we reach the Church on the Hill. In the afternoon we explore the impressive Fortified Church of Biertan with its three defensive walls (UNESCO world cultural heritage). In the evening we will be back to Sibiu. Accommodation in Sibiu.
Day 8: Departure from Sibiu (10 km driving)
Breakfast. According to your departure schedule you will be transferred to the Airport Sibiu (SBZ) or train station or bus station.
Please Note: the price and tour are guaranteed starting from 2 participants
Day 1 (Sa.)Arrival in Sibiu
Day 5 (We.)Sibiu - the European Capital of Culture 2007
You will visit this places:Brukenthal High School • Brukenthal Museum Sibiu • Citadel wall with the 3 towers • Haller House • Luxemburg House • Stairs Passage • Thalia Hall • The Big Square • The Huet Square • The Liars` Bridge • The Orthodox Cathedral Sibiu • The Small Square with the "Eyes of the City"
Included destinations:Rășinari • Sibiu
Day 6 (Thu.)Rasinari – Balea Lac – Brasov - Prejmer (3 hours hiking + 180 km driving)
You will visit this places:Fortified Church Prejmer • The Black Church • The Council Square • The glacial lake Balea Lac • The Rope Street • The White and Black Tower
Included destinations:Bâlea Lac • Bâlea Waterfall • Brașov • Prejmer • Transfăgărășan
Day 7 (Fr.)Bran - Sighisoara – Biertan - Sibiu (300 km driving)
You will visit this places:Dracula Castle • Dracula's birth house • Fortified Church Biertan • The Church on the Hill • The Clock Tower • The Covered Staircase • The School Hill • The Venician House
Included destinations:Biertan • Bran • Sighișoara
Day 8 (Sa.)Sibiu - Airport Sibiu (10 km driving)
|English speaking specialized guide for hiking||Yes||-|
|Info material, maps||Yes||-|
|Entrance tickets||According to the program||Yes||-|
|1 x transfer with the romanian traditional horse wagon||Yes||-|
|1 x dinner at a romanian peasant family in Sibiel||Yes||-|
|Dinner||4 x dinner (3 course menu and water)||Yes||-|
|Breakfast||7 x breakfast||Yes||-|
|Accommodation||7 x accommodations like follow: 2 x Sibiu in Carpathian Hotel 3* + 4 x Rasinari in Badiu's Guesthouse 3* + 1 x Prejmer in The Saxon House 3*||Yes||-|
|All transfers according to the program (privat transfers and local transport)||Please note: each person will have 2 seats in the car or van||Yes||-|
|Alcoholic drinks or other private costs (souvenirs etc.)||No||-|
|Trip cancellation insurance||No||-|
|Single room supplement||No||€ 120,00/person|
|Supplement for private tour||No||€ 115,00/person|
|2||€ 700,00/person||for minimum 2 participants||€ 1.400,00 for 2 person(s)|