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Moldoveanu Peak – climb on the Roof of Carpathians

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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

Tour Description

Trekking Fagaras Rige and climb Negoiu & Moldoveanu peaks
- 6 days hike -

- One of the toughest trekking trails of Romania -

-Day 1.
Meet at 8:00AM in Brasov, then transfer by car:
Brasov - Porumbacu, then, on forest road, up to the confluence of the rivers Serbota and Sarata.
From there we start the climb on the path to Negoiu chalet.
Trek 2 hours. Dinner. Chalet accommodation.

-Day 2.
Breakfast
Hike to Lake Caltun by "Strunga Ciobanului" - 6 hours hike.
Dinner picnic. Accommodation in tent.

-Day 3
After breakfast we start to climb through Strunga Diavolului (Devil Ridge) to Negoiu Peak (2.535m), a peak which was long thought to be the highest peak in the Fagaras Mountains
Then we descend and following the ridge trail we reach Capra Lake (cca 8-9 hrs hike).
- Dinner - Accommodation in tent.

-Day 4.
Breakfast, picnic,
Hike: Capra Lake / Fereastra Zmeilor (Ogres Window) / La Trei Pasi de Moarte (The three steps to death) / Lake Podu 'Giurgiului / Chalet Podragu (4 ~ 5h hike).
Dinner, accomodation at the chalet.

-Day 5.
Breakfast
Hike: Chalet Podragu / near Ucea Mare Peak / Orzanele saddle / Vistea Mare (2.527m) /
Moldoveanu Peak (2544m), highest peak in the country (3-4 hours hike)

Midday picnic break - and then we have two options, depending of the weather and fatigue of the participants:
Option 1: return to Podragu Chalet (3 hours hike).
Option 2: continue to the ridge trail and descend Sambata Valley (6-7 hours hike).
Dinner, accomodation in the chalet.

-Day 6.
Have breakfast then:
Option 1: Descend to Victoria village - 5 hrs hike.
Option 2: Descend to Sambata de Sus and Brancoveanu Monastery - 2,5 hrs hike
Transfer to Brasov. End of the trip.

Trekking and climbing Moldoveanu Peak
- 3 days hike -

- Day 1
Meet at 8:00AM in Brasov.
Transfer to Balea Lake Chalet.
Trek Balea Lake / Lake Capra / Fereastra Zmeilor (Ogres Window) / La Trei Pasi de Moarte (The three steps to death) / Lake Podu 'Giurgiu/
Podragu Chalet
6-7 hours hike, dinner, accomodation in the chalet.

- Day 2.
Breakfast
Podragu Chalet / Ucea Mare / Orzanele saddle / Vistea Mare peak (2.527m) /
Moldoveanu Peak (2544m), highest in the country
3-4 hours hike then Picnic break - and then we have two options, depending of the weather and fatigue of the participants:
Option 1: return to Podragu Chalet (3 hours hike).
Option 2: continue to the ridge trail and descend Sambeta Valley (6-7 hours hike).
Dinner, accomodation in the chalet.

- Day 3.
Breakfast then:
Option 1: Descend to Victoria village - 5 hrs hike.
Option 2: Descend to Sambata de Sus and Brancoveanu Monastery - 2,5 hrs hike
Transfer to Brasov. End of the trip.


Difficulty:
This tours are medium - hard difficulty hikes because of long duration trails, but does not raise technical issues.
However the participants must have a good physical condition and have some experience on the mountain.
Attention! Specific high mountains, we can expect a sudden worsening of weather

The price include:
- Professional mountain guide for the entire duration of the trip
- Transport by minibus or car depending on the number of participants
- Accommodation according to the offer

The price does not include:
- Meals
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Any other services requested by tourists, but not specified in the program
- Any additional services caused by force majeure eg the expenses arising from the prolongation of the trip caused by the bad weather)

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