4×4 AdventureTour and Alpine SPA in Romania – 5 Days

Experience off the beaten paths and the art of caring into one of the best wellness and SPA center in Romania! What better way to relax after a fascinating off road and nature experience than with a dip in the pool, a sauna or a beauty and wellness treatments? For 5 days, you will see spectacular lakes in the mountains, canyons, authentic villages where time has stood still. Enjoy the coffee on top of the mountains with best panoramic views, meeting the local people and tasting the delicious traditional dishes.

In every evening you will have the great opportunity to pamper your senses in one of the best SPA center from Romania.

Day 1 Bucharest – Bolboci Lake – Bucegi Mountains Plateau – Poiana Brasov

Bolboci LakeWelcome to Romania! After arrival to the Henri Coanda Airport, you will meet your guide and after taking over off road vehicles, we start your 4×4 adventure tour driving on Prahova Valley to the Carpathians Mountains.The first destination of the day is Bucegi Natural Park, one of the most visited natural wonders and national parks in Romania.

Here, we will explore the beautiful surroundings of the Bolboci Lake, named as ”The sea of Bucegi” and Scropoasa Lake, a transparent gem located in Ialomita Valley. Continue your 4×4 adventure tour and discover in off-road a spectacular landscape from Zanoaga Mare Peak with hotel-alpin-poiana-brasov-piscinafabulous view. In the evening, we arrive in Poiana Brasov, the best ski resort in Romania.

Accommodation and half board at Alpin Hotel and Spa Resort, one of the best 4* hotel in Poiana Brasov. Surrounded by natural scenery, the hotel offers a wide range of relaxation facilities after the 4×4 adventure experiences (www.hotelalpin.ro).

 

Day 2 Poiana Brasov – Zarnesti Canyon – Traditional Villages – Bran (Dracula`s) Castle – Simon – Poiana Brasov

4x4 adventure tourWe begin the day with a walking through the Canyon of Zarnesti, breathing the fresh mountain air in the scenery of “Cold Mountain” movie. We will continue the 4×4 adventure tour to the traditional villages of Magura and Pestera, with some of the best breathtaking views in Romania. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to visit the famous Bran (Dracula’s) Castle, known as the home of Dracula`s spirit. The Bran Castle is considered to be among the 10 most beautiful medieval castles in the world. Enjoy organic lunch and visit a very special place, Amfiteatru Transylvania. Also, you can discover spectacular views, remote traditions, animal farm, traditional local food and drinks, living water spring and souvenirs.

Spa center _hotel AlpinNext destination on the day is Simon Hermitage (known as Schitul Bran), an Ortodox Monastery built on a hilltop is surrounded by beautiful mountain crests of Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Postavaru and Magura Codlei. On our way, we will meet authentic shepherds and discover the traditional way of life of local people. We will across gorgeous landscapes with magnificent views over the mountains.

Arrival at the hotel and pamper yourself with one of the many beauty and massage treatments on offer or choose to relax in semi-Olympic indoor pool, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Accommodation and half board at 4* Alpin Hotel, Poiana Brasov.

Day 3 Poiana Brasov – Barsa Land – Sinca Veche – Poiana Marului – Brasov – Poiana Brasov

4x4-Tours-A279RToday, you will discover cave monastery of Sinca Veche also named Temple of Whishes. Continue to explore off road Poiana Marului area, a fairytale place with spectacular landscapes discovering also amazing pastoral pictures of other remote traditional villages all over the hills. We will have the opportunity to drink a coffee in fabulous scenery. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful city of Brasov. Here you will see the Council Square, the Council Tower, the famous Black Church (the largest Gothic construction in Eastern part of Europe) and enjoy a short walking tour in the Old Town of Brasov.

Accommodation and half board at 4* Alpin Hotel, Poiana Brasov

Day 4 :  Poiana Brasov – Fundatica – Podul Dambovitei – Pecineagu Lake – Ciocanul – Sirnea – Poiana Brasov

4x4 Offroad experienceToday we will explore the highest traditional village from Romania, Fundatica. Atfer that, we will continue to drive off road on Key`s Valley route till Podu Dambovitei. It will be a great opportunity to see the fabulous Pecineagu Lake on the other side of Piatra Craiului Mountains, exploring wilderness landscapes. Next destinations of the day are very special villages with breathtaking views: Ciocanul is a village where the light is changing in every 10 minutes and a paradise of photographs and Sirnea is a traditional village where time was stopped over local people and their habits. We will across gorgeous landscapes with magnificent views over the mountains.

Accommodation and half board at 4* Alpin Hotel, Poiana Brasov

Day 5:  Poiana Brasov – Diham Cottage – Peles Castle – Bucharest (240 km)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAfter breakfast, we take the challenging off road trip to Diham Cottage with amazing view of Bucegi Mountains Ridge. Continue to drive towards Sinaia and visit Peles Castle– the former summer residence of the Romanian royal couple, considered one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. Peles Castle is the first electrified castle in Europe, built in neo-renascentist German Style. In the afternoon, we leave the amazing landscapes over Carpathians and drive to Bucharest. Transfer to the airport or to your hotel in Bucharest. Thank you for visiting amazing Romania!

* Accommodation for 4 nights in 4* Alpin Hotel with excellent spa facilities in Poiana Brasov, in double rooms
**Please note that programs can be modified depending on flight schedule and the weather conditions or adding other options. Tours can be personalized on request.

 

  • Bolboci Lake – dubbed the “The Sea of Bucegi “, the lake is among the most spectacular natural attractions in the area of Bucegi Mountains, surrounded by picturesque landscapes, dominated by massive mountains, well wooded, formed behind a dam located at the highest altitude in the country, 1438 meters.
  • Scropoasa Lake is an artificial lake and fed one of the oldest Romanian hydropower. Located on Ialomita Valley at an altitude of 1,197 m, the lake takes the form of a mirror that spreads green area of 6 ha. Water is almost hypnotic in its clarity surface can be seen about two meters inside.
  • Zarnesti Canyon: This deep and narrow limestone canyon, located near the city of Zarnesti, in Piatra Craiului National Park was formed by the collapses of a cave roof. The spectacular road with massive rock walls on the both size with height up to 200 meters offers amazing views. It`s an easy way, without level differences, you meet no cars and other source of noise. The walls surrounding the trail are covered in places by stands of conifers and patches of moss. The dramatic closing scenes of the Nicole Kidman and Jude Law film “Cold Mountain” were made in Piatra Craiului Mountains.
  • Bran Castle – is considered to be among the 10 most beautiful medieval castles in the world with a history of over 600 years, which carries the famous legend of Vlad the Impaler (Vlat Tepes) and Dracula. Year after year, Bran (Dracula`s) Castel is ranked among the top attractions in the world.
  • Peles Castle – the former royal residence of Romania since XVIII century, is considered to be the most important historic architectural ensemble in Romania, which by its unique character and historical and artistic value remains one of the most beautiful monuments in Europe.
  • Rasnov Citadel – one of the best preserved fortified citadels of XIV century in Transilvania, situated strategically at the border with Wallachia erected by the Teutonic Knights on the wooden fortification in early XIII century.
  • Brasov – a commercial and handicraft center of Transylvania since the fourth century, a museum-city of tourist interest where you can visit the Vestiges of the Ancient Citadel of Brasov, Black Church, Schei Romanian School, the oldest school with teaching in Romanian, the first in the three Romanian countries, and the Old Downtown of the city with medieval burg aspect.
  • Off-road tours of rare beauty, the optimal choice of 4×4 Tours team to facilitate legal access and in maximum security in wild places with sensational views over Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Ciucas, Baiului, Postavaru, Piatra Mare, Iezer, Fagaras Mountains.

 

PRICES & SERVICES

699 EUR / person for 4 tourists sharing a 4×4 vehicle.

855* EUR / person for 3 tourists sharing a 4×4 vehicle 

1160 EUR / person for 2 tourists sharing a 4×4 vehicle.

*This is optimal price offer for better comfort.

40% advance payment at booking for reserving the hotels and 4×4 vehicles and rest within 30 days before departure date.

Each 4×4 vehicle is driven by one 4×4 Tours team driver /guide and can travel:

  • 3 more people in maximum comfortable conditions
  • or 4 more people in less comfortable conditions (3 people on the back seat)

The price includes:

  • Accommodation for 4 nights in 4* Alpin Hotel with excellent spa facilities in Poiana Brasov in double rooms.
  • Half board (4 breakfasts and 4 dinners – check-in dinner and check-out with breakfast)
  • Water in every 4×4 vehicle and coffee/tea in the mountains included
  • one SPA therapy / massage between following options: Hidromasaj, Iyashi Dome, L’Aroma massage, Vichy Shower massage, Shea cocoon, Intermezzo/Men express
  • Accommodation and all meals for the “4×4 Tours” guide and drivers
  • 4×4 vehicle rental with driver, equipped with low gear and ready for off-road like Nissan Patrol, Mitsubishi Pajero or similar
  • Tourist assistance services – local English speaking guide trained in 4×4 off-road tours
  • Fuel, car wash and parking fees for each car
  • Towing and Recovery Equipment
  • VAT
  • Transfer from Bucharest airport/hotel to the mountains by 4×4 vehicles and back to Bucharest airport/hotel
  • Entrance to Bran Castle

The price does not include:

  • Flights to/from Bucharest – Romania
  • One more overnight in Bucharest according to the flights schedule, accommodation with breakfast in 4* hotel and dinner in Old Center – 59 EUR/86 EUR per person in double/single occupancy
  • Transfer if necessary from airport to Bucharest hotel or reverse by car/minivan is 10 EUR/person.
  • Alcohol and other refreshing drinks
  • Mandatory to have the travel insurance specific for the off-road and adventure tourism from your country for each tourist
  • Additional fees for single room occupancy – 96 EUR per person / 4 nights
  • Other optional fees not mentioned in the program

Alpin Hotel options with additional prices for:

  • Escape Room Alpin Hotel, 5 EUR/person, minimum 4 persons
  • For all services Food & Beverage and all Spa therapies you will get 25% discount from Alpin Resort Hotel & Spa
  • Lunch box for eating in the middle of the nature (2 sandwiches, 1 fruit and 1 drink from Pepsi cola range (0,5 ml) ): 10 Euro / person

Optional adrenaline outdoor activities like:

  • Option for rent an ATV – 1 hour – 30 EUR per 2 pax
  • Option horse riding – 1 hour – 20 EUR per 1 pax
  • Zip lining 130 m high (the highest in Romania): 20 Euro / pax / crossing
  • Bungee jumping 140 m high: 110 Euro /pax / jump
  • Bungee jumping 40 m high: 40 Euro /pax / jump
  • Swing (pendulum) 100 m high: 60 Euro / pax
  • Rappel 70 m high: 20 Euro / pax

**Please note that programs can be modified depending on flight schedule and the weather conditions or adding other options. Tours can be personalized on request.

For other detailed information do not hesitate to contact us.

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