2-day Hiking Tour in Romania's Fagaras Mountains

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Join me on this hiking trip in Romania's most beautiful, largest and wild mountains - also known as Transylvania's Alps: Fagaras Mountains! Home to the famous Transfagarasan Road, there are 8 peaks over 2,500m altitude including the highest in Romania, Moldoveanu Peak. Fagaras Mts. are challenging and a "must do" for passionate hikers!

Moments to expect in the trekking tour in Transylvania's Alps:

  • Day 1: Enter Fagaras Mountains

    Day 1: Enter Fagaras Mountains

    We start from Brasov and enter the impressive Fagaras Mts from the North: if Transfagarasan Road is open for driving - we drive on 'the best road in the world'! If not, we take the cable car up to Balea Lake at 2,200m altitude. After we settle in our accommodation, we get ready to conquer the main ridge of Fagaras Mts. on a 4-6 hour introductory hike. The views are breathtaking and worth every minute!

  • Day 2: Hike Transylvania's Alps

    Day 2: Hike Transylvania's Alps

    As the tour is private, you can choose to spend the 2nd day in the heights of Fagaras Mts and go on the highest trails in Romania! You can summit Moldoveanu Peak, the highest in Romania at 2,544m altitude. The air is fresh, cool and the thrill of discovery pushes us forward! We admire nature's beauty and discover crystal blue glacial lakes. Fagaras Mts. are the most challenging so please don't underestimate them and come prepared for an adventure!

  • [alternative] Day 2: Vidraru Dam & Stan's Gorge

    [alternative] Day 2: Vidraru Dam & Stan's Gorge

    If Transfagarasan Road is open for driving we have the option to continue on the road to the South side of Fagaras Mts to the beautiful Vidraru Dam for some amazing pictures and views! Then, we begin hiking in the beautiful Stan Valley Canyon (which also has a via ferrata route - no technical equipment needed) where we come in close contact with virgin nature deep inside Fagaras Mts! You will have a real mountaineering experience here with some adrenaline too - a 4-6 hour route.

  • Accommodation at Balea Cabin or Podragu Cabin

    Accommodation at Balea Cabin or Podragu Cabin

    Depending on which trail you want to do, you can spend 1 night in Balea Cabin (double rooms with en-suite bathroom) or Podragu Cabin (mountain cabin deep in Fagaras Mts. with shared dormitory and toilet). These are the only overnight options in the area and there is a lot of demand for them from hikers all over the world so, please -- book in advance!

Tour price: 2 x €270
How it works
  1. Booking this tour & customization
  2. Availability confirmation in 24h
  3. Flexible payment
  4. Easy planning & cancelation

Location details

  • Starting point: Brasov (pick-up)
  • Nearest airport: Bucharest or Sibiu
  • Nearest train station: Brasov
  • Landscape: Mountains, canyons, forest

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