5 days / 4 nights

Off road southern Transylvania trip

Tour ID: P1091

Day 1
Bucharest – Bucegi Natural Park – Timisu de Jos
Meet your guide at your Bucharest hotel or at Bucharest airport.
Travel from Bucharest to Timisu de Jos, passing through the hearth of Bucegi Mountains.
Stops/ Visits:   
~ Bucegi Natural Park,
~ Bolboci Lake also named “The sea of the Carpathian Mts.”,
~ “Podu cu Florile”, where you’ll have a break enjoying stunning views of Bucegi Mountains
Dinner and overnight in Brasov area. 

Day 2
Timisu de Jos
– Zarnesti Canyon - Traditional Villages – Poiana Marului
After breakfast,
drive from Timisu de Jos to Poiana Marului, while admiring the fascinating
natural landscapes over the Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains.
Stops/ Visits: 
~ Zarnesti / Canyon of Zarnesti
~ Magura and Pestera, picturesque mountain villages,
home to small communities of Transylvanian shepherders.
~ Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. (optional)
Dinner and overnight in Poiana Marului, a scenic village located at 4,000 ft altitude.
Day 3
Poiana Marului – Sinca Veche – Transylvania villages – Sibiu
After breakfast,
drive from Poiana Marului to Sibiu, via village Sinca Veche
while enjoying spectacular views of Piatra Craiului Mountains.
Stops/ Visits:  
~ Sinca Veche cave Monastery, also named “Temple of Wishes”,
~ Soars, one of the most beautiful Saxon villages in Transylvania,
~ Sibiu, also known as Hermannstadt, one of the oldest towns in southern Transylvania.
Dinner and overnight in Sibiu.
Day 4
Sibiu – Hosman – Sighisoara – Racos Volcano – Poiana Brasov
After breakfast,
drive from Sibiu to Poiana Brasov.
Stops/ Visits:  
~ Hosman / Hosman fortified church,
spectacular views of Făgăraş Mountains,
~ Sighisoara medieval citadel, a UNESCO world heritage site,
~ Racos Volcano crater, an awesome spectacle of the nature
featuring various colors and shapes.
Dinner and overnight in Poiana Brasov, small ski town 5 miles south of Brasov.
Day 5
Poiana Brasov – Brasov – Bucharest
After breakfast,
walking tour in Old Town Brasov, one of Transylvania's 'SiebenBurgen' (Seven Walled Towns)
Visits: the Black Church, the largest Gothic stucture in Eastern Europe.
Continue from Brasov to your Bucharest hotel or Bucharest airport.
This tour will run/ be confirmed for a minimimum of two participants
and two 4x4 vehicles, one driven by your guide/ lead driver.

This package includes four-nights accommodations
at Paralela 45's Collection hotels / B&Bs:
Timisu de Jos:  3 Stejari, four-star 
Poiana Marului:  Poiana Viselor, four-star (or similar)
Sibiu: Exclusiv, four-star (or similar) 
Poiana Brasov: Alpin, four-star (or similar)

Concept of travelling in convoy:
The lead vehicle is driven by our guide and rest of the vehicles
are driven by one of group's members,
(briefing before start of the trip).

General terms:
~ Off Road level of difficulty: Easy-Medium,
suitable for drivers with little or no off-road driving experience. 
~ Drivers must be at least 21 years old
and have a minimum 2 years of, rgular cars, driving experience.
~ Children at least 12 y.o. 
Price / traveler (sharing a double room),
traveling is a small-group with two 4x4 vehicles,
(the first vehicle will be driven by guide/ lead-driver):
mini-group of 8 travelers, 4 travelers in each 4x4 vehicle: 690.00 Euros
mini-group of 6 travelers, 3 travelers in each 4x4 vehicle: 845.00 Euros
mini-group of 4 travelers, 2 travelers in each 4x4 vehicle: 1,130.00 Euros
mini-group of 3 travelers, 1 traveler in the lead vehicle and 2 travelers in the second vehicle: 1,290.00 Euros
mini-group of 2 travelers, 1 traveler in each 4x4 vehicle: 1,850.00 Euros
Price includes:
Hotel / airport pick up and drop off
Transportation with 4x4 vehicles (Nissan Patrol, Mitsubishi Pajero or similar)
Full-time, English speaking lead-driver /guide
Four nights accommodations in very nice B&Bs
Fuel and parking fees 
Bottled water
Coffee breaks
Extra Casco Insurance
a deposit of 400 Euros / vehicle, refundable at the end of the trip,
is required to cover possible vehicle damages in case of accident.
Price does not include:
(Mandatory) Adventure tourism medical insurance
Flights to/from Bucharest – Romania
Dinner is usually arranged in the restaurant  from the accommodation
Soft or alcoholic drinks.
Admission to Bran castle: 9 Euros / visitor,
Optional adrenaline outdoor activities (additional cost):
ATV rental (one hour): 35 Euros / 2 visitors
Bicycle tour (two hours): 20 Euros / visitor
Horse-back riding, one hour: 20 Euros / visitor
Zip lining and Adventure Park: 15 Euro / visitor (3 hours)
Zip-lining: 8 Euros / visitor (one hour)


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