Top Gear Road and Snow activities, Small group max 8
This is a small group tour at maximum 8 tourists to the famous Transfagarasan Road.
We will see Poenari Citadel known as the true castle of Vlad the Impaler - Dracula. The citadel is currently under renovation and we will only see it from the outside.
After we will admire the panoramic views of the Argeș Valley from the national park of the Fagaras Mountains.
Next is Vidraru Dam and Lake, where you will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful lake and the impressive dam. The lake is surrounded by mountains and lush forests, which are home to the largest population of brown bears in Europe. They live freely in the forest and often comes to the street.
Then we will reach the Transfăgărășan, a fabulous mountain road built in the 70's to serve military purposes.
We will make a stop at the impressive Goat waterfall and then we will go to the Bâlea glacial lake, where we will stay for 90 minutes.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Poienari Castle, Transfagarasan, Arefu 117040 Romania
The fortress of a legendary Prince Vlad the Impaler (Dracula) is surrounded by legends and forests, overlooking the abys from its high-altitude location. The fortress of Poenari is part of the legacy of the mythical Vlad the Impaler. This medieval prince, praised for his victories against the Turks and his ultimate sense of justice, was also dreaded for his extreme punishments against traitors.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Vidraru Dam, DN7C, Curtea de Arges 117040 Romania
Vidraru Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Argeș River in Romania. It was built between 1960 and 1965 and has a height of 166 meters (545 feet). The dam creates a lake with a capacity of 465 million cubic meters (16.2 billion cubic feet) and a surface area of 22.5 square kilometers (8.7 square miles). The dam is used to generate electricity and to regulate the flow of the Argeș River.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
Transfăgărășan is a winding mountain road in Romania. It stretches 90 km (56 mi) between the highest peaks in the southern Carpathian Mountains, connecting the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia. The road is considered one of the most spectacular driving routes in the world, with its steep curves and stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Capra Wasserfall, DN 7C - Cabana Balea Cascada, Fagaras 505200 Romania
The Capra Waterfall is a spectacular sight, with its cascading waters plunging over the cliffs. Visitors will be able to explore the surrounding area, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the waterfall.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Le Lac Balea, Fagaras Mountains Romania
Bâlea Lake is a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains, in central Romania, in Sibiu County. There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological station and a mountain rescue (Salvamont) station. It is accessible by car on the Transfăgărășan road during the summer, and the rest of the year by a cable car from the Bâlea.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"On the mountain the temperature is 20 degrees Celsius lower than in Bucharest, dress thickly!"
"The Poienari Fortress is currently under renovation and you cannot visit the interior."
"From November to April most bears hibernate"
"From November to May access to Balea Lake cannot be done due to heavy snow and avalanche risk"
"Children under 7 years old cannot participate in shared tours"
"It is not allowed to consume food and hot drinks in the vehicle"
"Wearing seat belts is mandatory throughout the journey"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duración: 12 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Fântâna de la Universitate, Piața 21 Decembrie 1989, București 030167, Romania
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.