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
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Bike Trips in Romania
Bike Trip in Romania – short trips Discover villages and mountains
Bike Trip in Romania – short trips Discover villages and mountains

Discover Romania by Bike – Guided short Bike Trips

We offer short bike trips – guided and customized – to explore more easely and fun the cities, villages, rural areas and mountains in Romania.
Usually there are short trips, from 15km to 50km.
Please contact us for details or book on next bike trip – regular or tailor-made.
Thank You!

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Difficulty: easy or medium
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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
Taking over from 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. Spectacular route: Horoabei Canyon – about 5h, difference of altitude about 400m. Accommodation to Pestera Hotel.

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. Eventually we can 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, 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 (Goat 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 with private bus to Sibiu
( Hermannstadt ), city tour, then to Sighisoara – visit the 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 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
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Ceahlau – Ascent to The Mythical Mountain
Ceahlau – Ascent to The Mythical Mountain
Ceahlau – Ascent to The Mythical Mountain

Excursie in Muntii Ceahlau – Umbra Piramidei
3 zile / 2 nopti – 350 lei

Ziua 1:
Plecare din Brasov la ora 8. In jurul orei 14 se va urca din Durau catre Cabana Fantanele pe un traseu de 1,5-2 ore. Dupa ce trecem de impresionanta stanca Panaghia continuam traseul catre Cabana Dochia (2-2.30 ore), unde vom fi cazati pentru urmatoarele doua nopti. Dupa ce lasam bagajul la cabana, daca timpul permite, facem o tura pana pe Ocolasul Mare (1907 m). Intoarcere la Cabana Dochia
Cazare la cabana.

Ziua 2:
Trezire dimineata devreme, inainte de rasaritul soarelui, pentru a urca pe virful Toaca. De aici vom vedea renumitul fenomen numit Umbra Piramidei. Coboram apoi pana la Cabana Izvorul Muntelui (3.30-4 ore). De aici ne intoarcem pe alt traseu la Cabana Dochia (4-4.30 ore).

Ziua 3:
Coboram spre Durau pe traseul ce trece pe la cascada Duruitoarea (4-4.30 ore).
Intoarcere acasa

arif persoana: 400 lei
Grup minim de 4 persoane.
Preturi speciale pentru grupuri.

Servicii incluse
– ghid pe toata durata excursiei
– cazare la cabana,
Tariful nu include :
– masa
– bauturile alcoolice si nealcoolice
– transportul – (eventual, la cerere putem usura transportul prin punerea in legatura a participantilor din aceeasi zona si impartirea pe masini)
– orice alte servicii solicitate de turisti, dar nespecificate in program
-orice servicii suplimentare cauzate de forta majora(ex cheltuielile aparute ca urmare a prelungirii sejurului cauzat de vremea rea)

Este o tura de dificultate medie. Turistii vor fi insa rasplatiti cu privelisti de neiutat si vor pleaca acasa cu fotografii uluitoare! Participantii necesita o conditie fizica buna si o minima experienta pe munte.

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Difficulty: easy to medium hike
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Explore Danube Delta
Danube Delta – explore a Paradise of life in Europe
Danube Delta – explore a Paradise of life in Europe

Discover, Explore and Enjoy Danube Delta – guided trips
Part of the UNESCO World Heritage, Danube Delta has the third largest biodiversity in the world, only after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Galapagos Archipelago in Ecuador,
With 5,000 square kilometers of wetlands. Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve host over 5,500 flora and fauna species. Half of this area is virtually pristine.
The Danube River is the most international river on the planet. It’s run start in Germany, ends in Romania and between it cross Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and visits four capitals: Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade.
We offer you two guided tours, 6 or 7 days, to discover, explore Danube Delta.
Full details below. Enjoy!

– DANUBE DELTA –
– A week of dream in Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve

Day 1:  In the heart of Danube Delta.
Transfer by private bus from Bucharest or Brasov to Tulcea
Boat trip on the Dunarea Veche (Old Danube Channel) to Mila 23, a fishing village right in the heart of Danube Delta.
Accommodation at a beautiful guesthouse

Day 2: Sand dunes at Letea forest
Boat transport to the Chilia Veche village and then to Letea forest. Trekking through the Letea Forest sand dunes in the search of the so beautiful but so elusive herds of wild horses.
In the afternoon we return to the guesthouse.
Accommodation at the guesthouse

Day 3Through the heart of the Danube Delta
Boat trip in circuit through the heart of the Danube Delta. Amazing scenery, many lakes and channels, countless birds, flowers, an absolute, ultimate delight for photographers and nature lovers.
In the afternoon we return to the guesthouse.
Accommodation at the guesthouse.

Day 4: Day 4: Where the Danube meets the Sea: Sulina and St Gheorghe
Breakfast then transfer by speed boat to Sulina town, an old city port, located right where the Danube empties into the waters of the Black Sea.
We make a short trip on sea, then we return to Sulina city. We visit the old lighthouse and the town. Enjoy some spare time for a meal, beer or coffee on the bank of the Danube, and then we’re getting on back the boat and cruise among canals and marshes to the small and picturesque fishing village of St. George. Accommodation at the guesthouse and then leisure. Enjoy the secluded and quiet beach.

Day 5: Visiting the Pelicans
We will sail on the canals to Meleaua (small sand island) Sahalin where we will meet large colonies of pelicans and other birds. Return for lunch then beach time!
Accommodation at the guesthouse.

Day 6: Returning home
Breakfast and transfer to Tulcea by boat and then to Bucharest by bus.
Option: if enough time, we will visit the ruins of the ancient roman fortress Histria

Difficulty: zero

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)

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Difficulty: easy trekking
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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
3 or 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.
We offer you two variants of guided trips, 3 or 4 days – transport, meals and logging included.
Full details below.

  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Difficulty: easy hike
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Moldoveanu Peak – on the Roof of Carpathians
Moldoveanu Peak – on the Roof of Carpathians
Moldoveanu Peak – on the Roof of Carpathians

Climbing on the Roof of Romania – Moldoveanu Peak 2544m – 3days or 6 days
We offer you two option of this tour. One shorter, 3 days, just for conquer 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 difficulty ride because 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

PRICE: 150 Euro for 3 days and 250 Euro for 6 days

  • Duration: 3 Days, 6 Days
  • Difficulty: Long or difficult hike
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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, 90 taxa endemic, 130 rare or vulnerable plant, 50 mammal species, 168 species of birds, 9 species of reptiles, amphibians 5 species.

Difficulty:
Medium 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 – Coral and chamois at 2000m

What links have corals with chamois? You’ll find if you come with us  – Explore this beautiful mountain 3 days with Extreme Travel guides. Walk on hidden trails, admire flowers, chamois, and with some luck, we find fossils of shells and coral, the small animals that have created the mountains

Bucegi – 1 to 3 days on the legendary 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 chimneys  – Malaiesti Chalet – Rasnov -Brasov

  • Duration: 1 or 2 Days
  • Difficulty: easy or medium hiking
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