Apuseni Trip – Caves, waterfalls, gorges, old rural traditions
Apuseni Trip – Caves, waterfalls, gorges, old rural traditions
Apuseni Trip – Caves, waterfalls, gorges, old rural traditions

Discover the treasures of Apuseni Mountains in 4 days of wonder

Day 1: 
Brasov or Sibiu to Arieseni, by private bus.
In our way we will visit Alba Iulia Citadel City and Scarisoara Cave.
Arrival to Arieseni village, accommodation. Dinner.

Day 2: 
Cetatile Ponorului (Ponor Fortress Circuit) and Crossing the Cave
The Ponor Fortress Circuit: This circuit route allows you to visit the most spectacular and grandiose karst complex in the Apuseni Mountains – Cetatile (Fortresses of) Ponor – rock formation that resemble fortresses.
This trail is in some places with high difficulty.
The circuit: Dolina I (ravine) – then the monumental gate, the great portal of Ponorului cave and then, if the weather and the water level allow it, we make a spectacular, addrenaline rich and fun crossing of the cave – Dolina II (ravine, optional) – Dolina III(ravine) – The Balconies (scenic view) – Fortress Valley – Arieseni. Total trek time 5-7 hours.
Accommodation in Arieseni. Dinner.

Day 3: 
Breakfast.
Ponor Circuit: Padis Chalet – Poiana Ponor – I Dolina – Portal Ponor – Dolina II – Dolina III – Balconies – Camping Glăvoi – Padis Chalet (5h).
Circuit route that allows visiting the most spectacular and grandiose karstic complex in the Apuseni Mountains – Ponor fortress. Trail difficulty sometimes raised.

Day 4:
Sunken Village and return home
Breakfast then return home, but not without first visiting the tailings lake at Geamana with his sunken village the tower of the old church rising from its poisoned waters.

Difficulty:
Medium to easy trek, but with some short very difficult or technical parts. Tourists participants must have a good physical condition and have minimal experience on the mountain.
Attention! Specific on mountains, we can expect a sudden worsening of weather!

Services included:
– English/french/spanish speaking guide during the entire trip
– Transport from Brasov or Sibiu, by minibus or car depending on the number of participants
– Guest House accommodation – half board

The price does not include:
– Other meals than those specified in the program
– Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
– Any other services required by tourists, or any additional services not specified in the program due to force majeure (eg costs arising from the extension of stay due to bad weather)

Equipment/gear:
Tourists must be equipped according to this type of activity:
– waterproof clothes
– raincoat
– boots
– 60L rainproof backpack
– army/Swiss knife
– thermos for water or tea
– sun hat
– Sunglasses
– sunscreen
– plastic bags to protect things in backpack
– headlamp
– although accommodation is chalet, personal sleeping bag is recommended.
– trekking poles are recommended
– plastic bags to protect things in backpack


  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Difficulty: easy to medium hike
 200,00 Add to cart
Carpathian Adventure 12 day tour (Cities and Mountains)
Carpathian Adventure 12 day tour (Cities and Mountains)
Carpathian Adventure 12 day tour (Cities and Mountains)

Day 1 : Wellcome to Romania: Sinaia and Peles Castle
We will wait you at the airport and transfer with private bus to Sinaia. If we have enough time, we will visit Peles Castle. If not, we will do it next day.
Accommodation in Sinaia.

Day 2: Bucegi Mountains
Transfer with private bus to the heart of the Bucegi Mountains at Padina chalet. Next, trekking on a spectacular route: Horoabei Canyon – about 5h, difference of altitude about 400m. Accommodation at Pestera Hotel or Padina Chalet.

Day 3: Visit Ialomicioarei Cave & Trekking
Trekking through Saua Strunga to Moieciu de Sus about 5h, difference of altitude in ascension 400m and 900m at descent.
Accommodationa in Moieciu or Bran.

Day 4: Visit Bran Castle and Curmatura Chalet
Transfer to Zarnesti where we will visit the bear reserve. Trekking up to the Curmatura Chalet about 2,5h, difference of altitude 600m. Accommodation at the Curmatura Chalet.

Day 5: Hiking at the foot of the most spectacular mountain
from Romania, Piatra Craiului and descent to the mountain village Pestera. Hiking about 5h, difference of altitude in ascension 200m and 400m at descent. Accommodation at guesthouse.

Day 6: Transfer with private bus to Balea Lake
in Fagaras Mountains,trough Rucar Bran pass, Curtea de Arges, Pitesti. We can make a rappel for about 2 hours in Oratii Canyon. We will stop to the Poienari Citadel, Curtea de Arges Monastery and Vidraru Dam.
Accommodation at the Piscul Negru Chalet.

Day 7: Trekking on the route Piscul Negru (Black Peak) – Capra Lake – Balea Lake,
about 5h difference of altitude in ascension about 600m and 200m at descent. Accommodation at the Balea Lake Chalet.

Day 8: Transfer by private bus to Sibiu
( Hermannstadt ), city tour, then to Sighisoara – visit the old Citadel, Sovata, Lacul Rosu (Red Lake) Accommodation at guesthouse at the shore of the lake,)..


Day 9: Cheile Bicazului
(Bicaz Gorges),
Izvorul Muntelui Lake (Mountain Spring Lake, Neamt Fortress and the monasteries of Bucovina (land of painted monasteries).
Acommodation in Tihuta Pass – Piatra Fantanele.

Day 10: Tihuta Pass to Brasov
Tihuta Pass – Bistrita – Tg.Mures – Brasov.
Acommodation at Brasov.

Day 11: Brasov
– visit to the historical center and then ascent to Tampa Mountain or hiking to 7 Scari Canyon (7 Stairs Canyon). Optional visit Poiana Brasov. In the evening Brasov by Night. Acommodation in Brasov

Day 12: Transfer with private bus to the airport.

 

 


The rate Includes:
-transport with private bus
-acommodation
-meals: half-board
-romanian guide (english/french/spanish speaking)
-activities stipulated in the the contract

The rate not include:

– entrance fee to the museum and reserves
-other meals than those specified at included
-alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Difficulty: easy or medium hiking
 875,00 Add to cart
Ceahlau – Ascent to The Mythical Mountain
Ceahlau – Ascent to The Mythical Mountain
Ceahlau – Ascent to The Mythical Mountain

Excursion to the Ceahlau Mountains – Shadow of the Pyramid
3 days / 2 nights – 350 lei

Day 1:
Departure from Brasov at 8 o’clock. Around 14 o’clock we will go from Durau to Cabana Fantanele on a route of 1.5-2 hours. After passing through the impressive Panaghia rock we continue the route to Cabana Dochia (2-2.30 hours), where we will be staying for the next two nights. After leaving the luggage at the cabin, if time permits, we make a tour to the Great Ocolas (1907 m). Return to Dochia Cottage
Accommodation at the cottage.

Day 2:
Awakening early in the morning, before sunrise, to climb the Toaca peak. From here we will see the famous phenomenon called the Shadow of the Pyramid. We then went down to the Izvorul Muntelui Chalet (3.30-4 hours). From here we return on another route to Cabana Dochia (4-4.30 hours).

Day 3:
We descend to Durau on the route that goes on to Duruitoarea waterfall (4-4.30 hours).
Return home

Services included
– guide throughout the trip
– accommodation at the cottage,

The price does not include:
– meal
– alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages
– transport – (eventually, upon request we can facilitate transport by connecting participants from the same area and sharing by car)
– any other services requested by tourists, but not specified in the program
– any additional services caused by force majeure (eg expenses arising as a result of prolonging the stay caused by bad weather)

It is a medium difficulty tour. But tourists will be rewarded with unforgettable views and they will bring home amazing memories and photos!
The participants must have a good physical condition and a minimum mountain experience.

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Difficulty: easy to medium hike
 200,00 Add to cart
Macin Mountains Muntii Macinului
Macin Mountains – trekking the oldest mountains in Romania
Macin Mountains – trekking the oldest mountains in Romania

Explore Macin Mountains – Trekking on the oldest mountains in Romania
4 days trip – easy hiking

Macin Mountains were formed about 300-400 million years ago as compared to the younger Carpathian Mountains which took the present shape “only” 65 million years ago. With a rich fauna and flora, and also breathtaking granit landscapes, the Macin Mountains are a great target for the nature lover or the passionate geologist or photographer
On different levels of vegetation, between 7 and 467 m – the hightest point, Tutuiatu Peak, we meet the unique steppe landscapes on the slopes, followed by forests with oak, flowering ash, hornbeam and downy oak, leading to bushes on the peaks and cliffs, and steppe-looking alpine meadows.

Full details below.

  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Difficulty: easy hike
 200,00 Add to cart
Moldoveanu Peak – climb on the Roof of Carpathians
Moldoveanu Peak – climb on the Roof of Carpathians
Moldoveanu Peak – climb on the Roof of Carpathians

Climbing on the Roof of Romania – Moldoveanu Peak 2544m – 3 days or 6 days
We offer you two option of this tour. One shorter, 3 days, just for climb Moldoveanu Peak, and another, longer version, 6 days of trekking on Fagaras Ridge, one of the toughest trekking trails in Romania, with Moldoveanu and Negoiu Peaks.
Full route details below.

Difficulty:

It is a medium-hard difficulty ride due to the length and duration of the route, but it does not raise technical issues.  However participants must have a good physical condition and have minimal experience on the mountain.
Attention! Specific high mountains, we can expect a sudden worsening of weather

PRICE: 125 Euro for 3 days and 200 Euro for 6 days

  • Duration: 3 Days, 6 Days
  • Difficulty: Long or difficult hike
 125,00 Add to cart
Sale!
Cheile Nerei
Nerei Gorges – Trekking & Rafting
Nerei Gorges – Trekking & Rafting

(Nera Gorges) – Beușnița National Park enjoys an extraordinary wealth of flora, a land of diversity and uniqueness, and a wild side maintained due to difficult access in the area. Cheile Nerei-Beusnita National Park was created in order to preserve unique natural beauties, consisting of a wide variety of woody and grassy mezoxerofil plants specific to the submediterranean climate, that has to be protected and preserved as they are.
Full description of the tour, below.

  • Difficulty: Easy Hike
  • Duration: 4 days
 320,00  250,00 Add to cart
Retezat & The 82 Glaciar Lakes – Discover the charming land of the blue eyes Mountain
Retezat & The 82 Glaciar Lakes – Discover the charming land of the blue eyes Mountain
Retezat & The 82 Glaciar Lakes – Discover the charming land of the blue eyes Mountain

The Retezat Mountain Range
A guided trip in the charming land of glaciar lakes
 – 4 days trip –

Maybe the most beautiful mountain in Romania, Retezat, the blue eyes mountain.

– RETEZAT MOUNTAINS DESCRIPTION – 

Retezat is the most complex and magnificent mountain massif in all sectors of the Romanian Carpathians.. Originality lies in the existence of spectacular alpine increase above 2000 m high and a sculptural relief in which traces were printed two major glaciations (Riss and Wurm), making the existence of a strong observed climate modeling, as stage (Alpine erosion platform Borascu River plain, Gornoviţa).
National reservation Retezat – Biosphere Reserve is located in the western Carpathians, covering an area of ​​38,138 ha of Retezat-Godeanu.
In its interior there are twenty peaks over 2000 m and over 80 glacial lakes, including the largest glacial lake in the country. The park is renowned for its diversity of flora and fauna, home to nearly 1190 species of higher plants, 130 rare or vulnerable plant, 50 mammal species, 168 species of birds, 9 species of reptiles, amphibians 5 species.

Difficulty:
Medium-hard difficulty due to longer routes but does not raise technical issues. However, tourists participants must have a good physical condition and have minimal experience on the mountain.
Attention! Specific high mountains, we can expect a sudden worsening of weather!

Services included:
– English/French/Spanish speaking guide during the entire trip
– Transfer by minibus or car depending on the number of participants
– Chalet accommodation – half board

The price does not include:
– Other meals than those specified in the program
– Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
– Any other services required by tourists, or any additional services not specified in the program due to force majeure (ex costs arising from the extension of stay due to bad weather)

THE ROUTE – 4 DAYS
TREKKING RETEZAT MOUNTAINS

 

Day 1 – Transfer with private bus from Brasov or Sibiu, to Retezat National Park
Brasov – Sibiu -Hateg – Ohaba de sub Piatra – Cârnic.
Here begins our expedition in Retezat, the first National Park established in Romania, one of the most beautiful mountain areas of Romania. Here are the most glacial lakes in the country, among them being the deepest, Zanoaga, the largest, Bucura, or Taul Portii – the highest altitude lake.
From Carnic we will start the ascent to Chalet Pietrele at 1.480m, entering the Retezat National Park.
About 2 hours trek. Accommodation at chalet Pietrele, and dinner.

Day 2: Retezat Peak – 7-9 hours trek
Breakfast, then strating the trek.
Chalet Pietrele – Lolaia ridge – Retezat peak 2.482m – here we reach the limit of the Scientific Reserve – Retezat saddle – Stanisoara Valley – Pietrele Chalet
Total trek 7-9 hours
Accommodation and Dinner
Alternative trek for day 2:
Pietrele Valley – Bucura Ridge 2.206m – Bucura Peak II 2.372m – Bucura Peak I 2.334m – Bucura Gate – descending in Bucura Valley -Taul Portii lake 2260m, the highest lake in the Carpathians – the chain of lakes Taul Agatat, Florica, Viorica, Ana, Lia – Bucura, the largest glacier lake in the Carpathians – Pietrele Valley – Pietrele Chalet. Total trek time 8 – 12 hours

Day 3: Peleaga Peak – 10-12 hours trek
Breakfast and then another beautiful trail.
Pietrele Valley – Bucurei saddle-back – Peleaga Ridge 2509m, the highest peak in Retezat mountains
– Pelegii saddle – Papusa Peak 2508m – Portile inchise – Galesului Valley – Pietrele Chalet.
Total trek time: 10-12 hours
Accommodation at Pietrele chalet, and dinner.

Day 4: A short trek and then return home.
Breakfast then a short nice trek: Pietrele Chalet – Galesului Valley – Taul dintre Brazi Lake – Pietrele Chalet. Total trek 3-4 hours.
Descending to Cârnic village.
Bus and return home.
On the way back to Brasov or Sibiu, we will visit Hateg Bison Reserve and/or Alba Iulia Citadel City.

 

Maybe the most beautiful mountain in Romania, Retezat, the blue eyes mountain.

 

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Guided Weekend Trips in Piatra Craiului
Weekend short guided trips Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Ciucas, Fagaras Mountains
Weekend short guided trips Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Ciucas, Fagaras Mountains

Weekend guided trips – 1, 2 or 3 days trips in Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Ciucas, Fagaras
Starting from 50 Euro.

PIATRA CRAIULUI mountains – Corals and chamois at over 2000m

What have in common sea corals with chamois? You’ll find if you come with us!  – Explore this beautiful mountain in 1,2 or 3 days tours with Extreme Travel guides. Walk on hidden trails, admire rare flowers, gracious chamois, and with some luck, find fossils of shells and sea corals, the small animals that have created the great mountains

Bucegi – 1 to 3 days trekking on the legendary mountains Kogaion
Weekly trips between 5 June and 3 October

Day 1:  Brasov – Moieciu – Padina –
Pestera – chalet accommodation
Day 2: Pestera – Horoabelor Valley – Omu peak, chalet accommodation
Day 3: Omu peak, – Malaiesti gorges  – Malaiesti Chalet – Rasnov – Brasov

  • Duration: 1 Day, 2 Days, 3 Days
  • Difficulty: easy or medium hiking
 50,00 Add to cart