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10 hours Tour from Brasov to Poienari Fortress

10 Hours

Highlights
  • Transfagarasan road
  • Fagaras mountains
  • Balea Lac
  • Balea Waterfall
Description

Visit Poienari Fortress, the real Vlad Tepes' Residential Castle, and we drive on Transfagarasan highway. Also, visit the Poienari Fortress, Fagaras mountains, Balea Lac and the Balea Waterfall.


Itinerary
  • Transfagarasan Highwayexpand_more

    Drive on Transfagarasan Highway as know as the Road to the Sky, the Road to the Clouds and even the spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania.



  • Balea Waterfallexpand_more

    Hike to Balea Waterfall, the highest step-waterfall in Romania, more than 60 metres tall.

  • Balea Lacexpand_more

    Visit Balea Lac, a natural glacier lake at 2040 m, 360 meters long, 240 meters wide and 11 meters deep.

  • Fagaras Mountainsexpand_more

    Visit the Fagaras Mountains, covered with Oak forest. It is said that the name "Fagaras" is coming from the word "fagar", an old word which represents a large old beech forest. In Fagaras Mountains there are 8 of the 14 peaks of the Carpathian mountains that reaches 2500 m.

  • Arch damexpand_more

    Visit the arch dam, built-in 1966 on the Argeș River and creates Lake Vidraru, with the primary purpose to produce hydroelectricity. The dam's height is 166 meters, the arch length 305 meters and it can store 465 million cubic meters of water. The reservoir has a total shoreline (perimeter) length of 28 km.

  • Poienari Fortressexpand_more

    Visit Poienari Fortress, the real Vlad Tepes' Residential Castle and drive on Transfagarasan highway, built as a strategic military route, the second-highest paved road in Romania and considered by some to be the most dramatic.

What's Included

Professional guide

Hotel (only from Brasov city) pickup and drop-off

Round-trip transport by air-conditioned car or minivan

What's Excluded

Food and drinks

Gratuities

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes

Sturdy hiking footwear

Know before you go

An adult must accompany children.

Minimum booking numbers apply (2 pax). If you would like to join as 1 person, please note that the price for 2 is applicable.

Small-group tour

Not wheelchair accessible

Not stroller accessible

Not suitable for pets

Infants must not sit on laps.

Infant seats unavailable

When the Transfagarasan road is closed (November 1 - June 30), we drive up to the Balea Waterfall (no visit of Poienari Fortress and Vidradu Dam). If the weather conditions allow, we take the cable car up to the Balea Lake (approx. extra 20 euro/person, includes the cable car ticket for the guide, also). We visit the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey of Carta and the amazing Sambata de Sus Monastery.

The cable car operates at least 10 people. Tourists have priority over freight shipments. No cargo is carried on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. In case of adverse weather conditions, we do not assume responsibility. In case of technical failure will be refunded the amount paid. Please keep checking tickets.

Not recommended for pregnant women 

Not recommended for participants with back problems 

Meeting Point

Brașov, Romania

Language

English

Activity Level

Hard

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