Magical Hike in Nera-Beusnita National Park to Ochiul Beiului LakeWith: Liviu 6
What you need to know about this tour to Ochiul Beiului Lake from Timisoara
- This is a private day trip starting from Timisoara. Duration 10 hours
- Included: transport, English-speaking guide, entrance to Nera-Beusnita National Park, small water and snack. Lunch is not included but I know a very good place with traditional food
- Easy hiking through forests, more like a walk through nature and peaceful areas. Suitable for families and older people too
- On our way we will also pass through traditional villages typical for Banat region and I will tell you more about them
- We enter Nerei-Beusnitei Park and hike to Beusnita Waterfall, Ochiul Beiului Lake and the Roman tunnels in Sasca Romana
Please wear comfortable shoes for long walks and dress appropriately for weather conditions depending on season.
We can stop for lunch before returning to Timisoara at a very good traditional restaurants (not included in price).
Moments to expect in the day trip to Nereu-Beusnitei National Park
Eye of Bei Magical Lake in Nera National Park
From Oravita we drive into Nera-Beusnita National Park passing through some beautiful traditional villages in the region.At the Bei river bridge a local will wait for us and take us by horse and carriage ride till the the magical Ochiul Beiului Lake which has a spectacular and unique blue color that will mesmerize you! I will tell you some local legends about it, of course!
Beusnita Waterfall - magical nature
Our trek continues through the quiet forest for another 30-min to reach Beusnita Waterfall, truly a natural wonder in these parts. You will admire and feel Romanian nature at its best!
Ancient Roman & Turkish tunnels on Nera river valley
We return to the car for another 30-min slow drive through the Park and finally stop for another hike. This time we will go through several 2000-year-old tunnels carved by the Romans through the mountains to cross these parts, from their highest point to the lowest by Nera River. Spectacular and well-preserved!
- Starting point: Timisoara
- Nearest airport: Timisoara Traian Vuia
- Nearest train station: Timisoara
- Landscape: hills, forrest, countryside
Reviews from travellers
We really enjoyed Liviu! He was very personable, energetic and enthusiastic. Nera NP is not to be missed. It was an easy “hike” (more like a pleasant walk in the woods) and the “eye” is something you should not miss seeing if you’re in Romania. It’s like something out of a fairytale!
My trip to Nera-Beusnita National Park was a great day. My guide Liviu was passionate and knowledgeable about Timisoara and the Banat region. The booking process was easy as. I will definitely use Romanian Friend again.
It was an amazing tour! The nature was so beautiful and it was so much fun hiking in the forest. Liviu could always tell us interesting facts and knew a lot about the area. I will definitely go back again to the waterfalls!
The tour was very straightforward to book and everything was confirmed very quickly. We immediately received contact from our guide to explain the schedule and arrange pick up points. We had a wonderful day with Benjamin and learnt so much as he was very knowledgeable about the area and sensitive to what we preferred to do on the day, which was much appreciated. Excellent tour!
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