Hiking in Bucegi and Piatra Craiului

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Assisted by your tour-operator, during this six-day tour you will discover the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains. Accommodation in mountain cabins and rural tourist guesthouses.

The hiking program
The hiking program

Day 1:
Meeting point: Bușteni. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2:
Breakfast. Cable car to Babele Cabin. We begin our tour: Babele Cabin – Omu Peak – Gaura Valley – Bran. Packed lunch. Duration: 7-8 hours, long tour, average level of effort, heavenly sights all day, altitude difference: 1,700 m. Accommodation and dinner at a guesthouse in Bran.

Day 3:
Breakfast. Hiking in Piatra Craiului National Park. In the morning, we cross one of the most beautiful and authentic mountain villages, Măgura. Packed lunch. In the afternoon, we climb to Curmătura Cabin (1,470 m). Accommodation in bunk beds, outside toilets. Duration: 7-8 hours, long tour, average level of effort, ascent / descent: 800 m / 200 m.

Day 4:
Breakfast. Climbing on the main ridge of Piatra Craiului Mountain (about 2,100 m). Duration: 6-7 hours, average to difficult level of effort, ascent / descent: 600 m / 700 m. Packed lunch. Accommodation and dinner at Curmătura Cabin. Bonfire.

Day 5:
Breakfast. We will cross a large part of the main ridge, up to the highest point of the Piatra Craiului massif – La Om Peak or Piscul Baciului (2,238 m). Packed lunch. From here, we descend on the trail called “La Lanțuri”, Westwand or Deubel’s Trail (named after Friedrich Deubel, a 19th century entomologist from Brașov and passionate Transylvanian mountaineer). This trail is a real “test” for all the hikers climbing Piatra Craiului. Duration: 8-9 hours, average to difficult level of effort, ascent / descent: 700 m / 1,300 m. Accommodation and dinner at Plaiul Foii Cabin (859 m).

Day 6:
Breakfast. Transfer to Brașov. On our way, we make a short stop at Bran Castle. Accommodation and dinner in Brașov. In the evening city tour on foot.

Day 7:
Breakfast. Transfer to Bușteni.

Details about this hiking tour:

  • Optimum period: July – October
  • Minimum number of participants 1, maximum number: 10;
  • The means of transport will be chosen depending on the number of people;
  • The mountain tour requires a good physical and mental condition, with endurance to minimal effort for an extended period of tim
  •    Accommodation in mountain cabins and rural tourist guesthouses;
  • the final price depends on the number of participants.

The price includes: transport, accommodation, board and lodging, and the services of a skilled mountain guide.

DETAILS

Website: www.activetravel.ro
Tour Provider: Active Travel
About the tour provider: Active Travel Romania – tour operator & travel agent – offers unique small group tours and holiday travel packages for Romanian and foreign tourists. The offer includes mountain hiking and adventure tours in Bucegi, Ciucas, Făgăraș, Piatra Craiului, Piatra Mare, Retezat, Parâng, Căpățânii, Buila-Vânturarița, Ceahlău and Apuseni mountains, photo tours, mountain biking, city tours and cultural tours.
Date: 01 June – 30 September

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