Small-Group Day Trip in Romanian Authentic Mountain Villages from Brasov
This small group tour takes you straight to the heart of rural life in Romania. See some local houses, visit the Bat Cave, take a trek through the local mountain forests, and learn about a way of life that’s slowly disappearing. Also, we can visit Bran Castle a.k.a Dracula's Castle, in the morning.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
Admire the high stone walls and red turrets flanked by the Carpathian Mountains. Enter the castle (own expense) and wander through with your guide. Learn about the area’s stories and legends.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania
One of the most beautiful mountains of Romania.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Magura, Magura, Buzau County, Southeast Romania
Nestled in the Piatra Craiului National Park Mountains in the Southern Carpathians, the villages of Pestera an Magura offer an authentic glimpse into rural Romanian life. Your immersive, full-day tour begins in central Brașov, where you’ll meet your local guide and board a private vehicle for the 45-minute drive to the village. Along the way, let your guide know if you have any specific interests so he or she can customize the day’s itinerary.
Learn about the history of the villages, where the traditional industries of sheep farming and cheese making are still practice by many of the village’s. Visit the Bat Cave about 10 minutes. Next, set off into the surrounding hills and meadows og Magura village for a moderate guided hike for 2 to 3 hours. Let your guide know if you prefer to hike for longer or shorter, and go at a pace that’s comfortable to you.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Pestera, Pestera, Constanta County, Southeast Romania
Make a stop to the oldest guest house in the National Park. Meet some of the farmers, and sample two-three different kinds of cheese.
After working up an appetite, we have a hearty lunch. Savour simple Romanian cuisine home-made from local farm-fresh ingredients including eggs, vegetables and pork. Purchase beer or wine to top off your meal. From the guest house we have a walk in Pestera Village back to the car, about 1 hour. We can visit also the local church.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Dress warmly: Sturdy and waterproof hiking shoes and warm clothes recommended"
"Route may be changed without notice due to weather conditions"
"Important note about Pestera and Magura Village - in those 2 villages the people never died because of cancer or heart attack - they leave an healthy life: working the land, taking care of animals (sheep and cows), preparing and eating home made food from their small farm (meat, eggs, milk), drinking fresh water from the spring and home made alcoholic drink called "tuica" made from different fruits as apples, plums, pears!"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"The cheese tasting and lunch are taking place at one of the gueshouses in the area."
"Minimum 2 people. If you are single you pay as for 2."
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Please bring your own mask; we provide hand sanitizer. We are cleaning vehicles after every tour."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Casa Sfatului, Piața Sfatului 28, Brașov 500025, Romania
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up clients from all locations from outside of the old city center of Brasov!
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.