Day 1: Arrival in Bucharest. Transfer to Brasov (200 km). Accommodation to 3 stars pension. Brasov walking tour. Traditional Romanian dinner.
Day 2: Breakfast. Transfer Brasov - Porumbacu de Sus Village (140 km). Trekking tour to Negoiu Chalet (1540 m): duration 4-5 hours, medium, uphill 800 m. Lunch to go. Accommodation to Negoiu Chalet (shower and toilets on the hall). Dinner.
Day 3: Breakfast. During this day we climb the second highest peak of Romania, Negoiu, with the altitude of 2535 m: duration 3-4 hours, medium to hard, uphill 1000 m. Lunch to go. We continue our trekking tour to Balea Lake: duration 4-5 hours, medium to hard, excellent view throughout the day, uphill/ downhill walk: 1.200 m/1.100 m. Accommodation to Balea Chalet in double room, private facilities. Dinner.
Day 4: Breakfast. Balea Lake Chalet - Capra Lake - Vanatoarea lui Buteanu Peak - Balea Lake Chalet. We climb another peak over 2500 m high, Vanatoarea lui Buteanu (2507 m) which offer us one of the most spectacular panoramic views over Fagaras Mountains. Lunch to go. Duration: 4-5 hours, low effort, uphill/downhill walk: 500 m. Accommodation at chalet&dinner.
Day 5: Breakfast. Balea Lake Chalet - Podragu Chalet (2136 m), on the main ridge of Fagaras Mountains. Lunch to go. Duration: 5-6 hours, medium to hard, nice landscape, uphill/downhill walk: 1.100 m/1.000 m. Accommodation at chalet in a room with 10-16 beds: cold water shower available. Dinner.
Day 6: Breakfast. Podragu Chalet - Moldovenau Peak and return. We climb the highest peak of the Romanian Carpathians, Moldoveanu Peak (2545 m) as well as Vistea Mare Peak, the third highest peak of Romania. Lunch to go. Duration: 6-7 hours, medium effort, uphill/downhill walk: 500 m. Accommodation at chalet. Dinner.
Day 7: Breakfast. Podragu Chalet - Podragu Valley - Victoria town. Lunch to go. Duration: 5-6 hours, downhill walk: 1400 m. Transfer to Bucharest (about 350 km). Accommodation. City tours by night. Dinner.
Day 8: Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
Details about trekking tour:
- Optimal time: July - October
- Mountain tour requires a good physical shape, with resistance to low effort but for long duration
- Note that you should personally carry your baggage from day 5 to day 7
- Transportation will be chosen according to the number of participants: car or minibus
- Accommodation is done in mountain chalets and boarding houses
- Licensed mountain guide during the entire trekking tour
- The route could be change because of the weather conditions.
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