Hiking in Bucegi and Făgăraș is a 7-day trip, during which you will cover the Bucegi and Făgăraș mountains. You will have the opportunity to climb on Romania’s highest peaks: Moldoveanu peak (2,545 m), Negoiu peak (2,535 m) and Viștea Mare (2,527 m). Accommodation is available in mountain cabins and rural tourist guesthouses.
Meeting in Bușteni in the morning. Cable car to Babele Cabin. From Babele Cabin, we hike on the Bucegi Mountain plateau and descend the Gaura Valley to Poarta din Bran village. Duration: 6-7 hours, long hike, average level of effort, offering unforgettable sights, total (approximate) level difference: descent 1,700 m. Accommodation in Bran.
Transfer to Făgăraș Mountains – Porumbacu de Sus (140 km). The hike begins: we climb to Negoiu Cabin: duration 4-5 hours, average level of effort, total (approximate) level difference: ascent 800 m. Accommodation at Negoiu Cabin. Dinner.
Breakfast. We climb Romania’s second highest peak – Negoiu – 2,535 m: duration 3-4 hours, average to difficult level of effort, climb 1,000 m. Packed lunch. We continue our hike towards Bâlea Lake: duration 4-5 hours, average to difficult level of effort, beautiful sights, total (approximate) level difference: ascent 1,200 m / descent 1,100 m. Accommodation at Bâlea Lake Cabin. Dinner.
Breakfast. Bâlea Lake Cabin – Capra Lake – Vânătoarea lui Buteanu Peak – Vaiuga Valley – Bâlea Lake Cabin. On this occasion, we will climb another peak exceeding 2,500 m, Vânătoarea lui Buteanu (2,507 m), which offers us one of the most beautiful panoramas over the Romanian Alps. Packed lunch. Duration: 4-5 hours, average level of effort, total (approximate) level difference: ascent 500 m / descent 500 m. Accommodation at Bâlea Lake Cabin 3*.
Breakfast. Bâlea Lake Cabin – Podragu Cabin, located in the close proximity of the main ridge. Duration: 5-6 hours, average level of effort, total (approximate) level difference: ascent 1,100 m / descent 1,000 m. Accommodation: Podragu Cabin.
Breakfast. Podragu Cabin – Moldoveanu Peak and back. We will climb on Romania’s rooftop, Moldoveanu Peak (2,545 m), as well as on Romania’s third highest peak, Viștea Mare. Duration: 6-7 hours, average level of effort, total (approximate) level difference: ascent 500 m / descent 500 m. Accommodation: Podragu Cabin.
Breakfast. Podragu Cabin – Podragu Valley – Victoria. Duration: 5-6 hours, average level of effort, total (approximate) level difference: descent 1.400 m. Transfer to Brașov.
More info 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 time
- Accommodation in mountain cabins and rural tourist guesthouses
- Transfer of the main luggage from one location to another is only performed on day 1 (Bușteni – Bran), respectively day 2 (Bâlea Cabin)
- The final price depends on the number of participants.
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