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“Alps” of Transylvania Mixed Adventure 8D 7N

Are you a real active traveler?Are you passionate about high cliffs, trekking through walleys and rivers on high altitudes?


If you consider that pushing your adventure limits is what you have for this summer, then joining this intense mix trail experience is what you are looking for. During this 8 “never a dull moment” days, you will have the chance to experience the very best of what Transylvania has to offer in terms of high mountains, river walleys and cultural sights along the way.


Your adventure trip starts in Cluj-Napoca, aka, the heart of Transylvania and ends down south in the Capital, Bucharest.


On your way, you will be followed by astonishing forests, charming villages and  authentic adventure experiences. In addition to the incredible nature, you will be able to take a glance at some of the country’s most important sights as well.


The adventure:

During this tour, you will be able to do rafting, caving, canyoning, mountain biking and hiking surrounded by the highest mountains of the area that is often referred as the  “Alps” of Transylvania. This tour is recommended for advanced adventurer lovers, hikers or beginners that intend to push their active limits.

You will be picked up and driven by with a high performance SUV between the cities. Because we don’t want to leave you without getting something from the history of this astonishing region, you will get to see some of the important cities and villages coming alive as an intersection of the Romanian, Hungarian and German heritage.

 

Day 1 Depart from your country(IL-TLV), arrive to Cluj-Napoca.

Airport “Pick-Up” at the Cluj-Napoca International Airport. SUV rental and handing over of the vouchers and necessary maps. City Tour in Cluj-Napoca and transfer to the accommodation.

Accommodation : Cluj-Napoca-***


Day 2 Paragliding near Cluj-Napoca(Dezmir)-Kayaking Aries-Transfer to
Biertan

After breakfast you will be heading to Dezmir, near the city for your first adventure-Paragliding. Later on, you will be transferred to the Aries river for a relaxing Kayaking Experience. The day will end in the Saxon village “Biertan, with a very traditional wine and cheese tasting evening.

Accommodation:
Biertan: Saxon House-***


Day 3 -Biertan Fortified Church, Sighisoara Citadel and transfer to Sibiu

After breakfast we will visit the Fortified Church in Biertan. Since this day is mainly about architectural and cultural sights, you will take part in a fun city tour of Sighisoara, the birth city of Vlad the emperor and many legends. The day will end in one of the charming Saxon city of Sibiu.

Accommodation: Sibiel***


Day 4-Canyoning in Fagaras Mountains

We will start the morning with a  fun-filled and challenging Canyoning, crossing the Fagaras mountain chain through various methods, according to the difficulty of the trail. You can explore hidden gorges, rappel, jump and slide down waterfalls, and discover the thrill of canyoning . The difficulty level will be decided together with the guide in accordance with the group’s average.

Accommodation: Zarnesti***


Day 5  Rafting on the Buzau river and trekking in Piatra Craiului National Park

You will have the chance to start the day with a wild-water on the Buzau river as one of the strongest waters of the country. Located in the southern Carpathians, you'll spend the rest of the day hiking through the forests and part way along the ridge of the magnificent Piatra Craiului - meaning 'Rock of the King'. There, you will have the opportunity to visit a bear observation hide in the evening and returning to the pension as darkness falls.

Accommodation: Zarnesti***


Day 6 Caving in Rasnov , Visit Brasov and Bran’s “Dracula” castle

Accommodation: Brasov


Day 7 Mountain Bike ride through Poiana Brasov and Bucegi National Park

This morning you'll head out on mountain bikes to explore this hilly, breathtaking park. You will discover the charms, delights and sights of the Bucegi national park. As a strong contrast you'll journey over the mighty and intimating Omu pick as the second highest in the country.

Accommodation: Bucharest***


Day 8 Depart from Bucharest, arrive to the airport and return back home.

Morning transfer will be provided to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. Fly from Bucharest and arrive to TLV. Returning the rented SUV.

The Highlights of the trip:

Visit Cluj-Napoca- aka the “Heart of Transylvania”
Paragliding near “Cluj-Napoca”
Visiting Sighisoara Citadel-The Birth city of Dracula
Visit Biertan village and enjoy a Wine Tasting and Traditional Evening
Experience Canyoning, Rafting, Mountain Biking, Caving and Via Ferata in the massive Fagarasi Mountains
Track the Piatra Craiului and Bucegi National Parks
Hike the Highest Pick of the Transylvanian “Alps”
Visit Sibiu and Brasov-Transylvanian Saxon cities
Experience “Transfagaraseanul” “the world’s best road trip” by Top Gear

 


The price includes:

Professional Guide for the canyoning, caving, rafting, mountain biking and hiking.
A 2-way satellite communication device for any kind of emergency event that might
happen (will be held by the trip leader).
Equipment for each and every activity.
Coffee, tea and snacks through the hike.
SUV car rental and fuel.
Accommodations.


The price does not include:

Personal expenses.
Personal equipment or any gear that is written in the gear requirements appendix (please
let us know in advance and we will try to help you get all the necessary gear for the trip).
Personal expenses coverage for any damage to the equipment due to carelessness or
disobedience to the trip leaders.
Anything that was not specified under the section “The price includes” or was not agreed
in advance in writing against “Wild-Trails”.
Note: Any additional service will be charged separately.ex. Permanent guide, dinner or entrance.  

Route

  1. Cluj-Napoca