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Small-Group Day tour Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress (from Brasov)

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Duration

10 hrs

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

10 people

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Overview

Transfagarasan road – built as a strategic military route, it is the highest (2042m) and most dramatic paved road in Romania. It runs North to South across the highest sections of the Carpathian Mountains. The road connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia.

Fagaras mountains – the highest mountains of Romania and the Carpathian range with highest peak Moldoveanu -2544m.
Balea Lac is a natural glacier lake at 2040m, 360 meters long, 240 meters wide and 11 meters deep
Balea Waterfall with its 60 meters height it is one of the most famous waterfalls in Romania

Visit Poienari Fortress, the real Vlad Tepes’ Residential Castle and we drive on Transfagarasan highway, built as a strategic military route, is the second-highest paved road in Romania and considered by some to be the most dramatic. Access to the citadel is made by climbing the 1,480 concrete stairs.

Route: Brasov – Transfagarasan road – Vidradu Dam – Poienari – Brasov (depending of the season: Transfagarasan road is open between July 1 – October 31!). When the road is closed we visit Poienari Fortress or Balea Waterfall (we choose the route on the spot).

Rates:

  • 59 euro/person; (minimum 2 people, for 1 person the rate is as for 2 people)

Duration: 10 h
Highlights: 
Transfagarasan road, Balea glacial lake, Balea waterfall, Poienari fortress

Guaranteed departure: all year round!

Meeting point: The History Museum Piata Sfatului Square (Brasov, Romania) – 8:30 AM. Our guide holds the sign “Meeting Point GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DAY TOURS”.

Important: You have to make the booking 2 days in advance until 8 PM!

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Transfagarasan road - built as a strategic military route, it is the highest (2042m) and most dramatic paved road in Romania. It runs North to South across the highest sections of the Carpathian Mountains. The road connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia.
  • Fagaras mountains – the highest mountains of Romania and the Carpathian range with highest peak Moldoveanu -2544m.
  • Balea Lac is a natural glacier lake at 2040m, 360 meters long, 240 meters wide and 11 meters deep
  • Balea Waterfall with its 60 meters height it is one of the most famous waterfalls in Romania

Itinerary

Included/Exclude

  • Transportation: by car or minibus with air conditioning system
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees,
  • Lunch,
  • Drinks,
  • Tips

Tour's Location

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