Off road trip in Medieval Transylvania – 5 Day

*Guided self-driving tour

Step back in time and embark on an exciting off road trip in Medieval Transylvania. Explore off road the magical natural scenery of Transylvanian villages, spread out on both sides of the Carpathian Mountains. Learn about the ancient traditions and the healthy lifestyle of the local people. Enjoy coffee breaks in the mountains and experience the nature`s beneficial power. The off road trip also includes a walking tour through the medieval towns of Sibiu, Sighisoara and Brasov. 

Price starting from 655 Euro/person for groups of minimum 6 pax and 3 vehicles in convoy. Click “Prices & Services” Tab for more info!

Special offer: 10% Off for Early Booking till end of February 2020!

Day 1 Bucharest – Bucegi Natural Park – Timisu de Jos

Bucegi Natural Park

We will pick up from the airport or your hotel in Bucharest and start the off road trip in Medieval Transylvania. We will drive about 2 hours, north towards Sinaia to get at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains. The first destination of the day is Bucegi Natural Park, one of the most visited natural wonders and national parks in Romania. We`ll drive up in the hearth of Bucegi Moutains where we will explore the beautiful surroundings of the Bolboci Lake, also named “The sea from Bucegi”. The route continues through an amazing landscapes to “Podu cu Florile” Peak. Here, we will have a break enjoying stunning views over Bucegi Mountains and continue drive down to Sinaia.

Accommodation at 4* pension in Timisu de Jos

 

Day 2 Timisu de Jos – Traditional Villages – Poiana Marului

4x4 Adventures RomaniaDrive to Zarnesti and we`ll take a short walk through the Canyon of Zarnesti breathing the fresh mountain air in the scenery of “Cold Mountain” movie. Afterwards, we will continue the off road trip to Magura and Pestera villages while admiring their fascinating natural landscapes over the Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains. These are traditional and picturesque mountains villages which reveal the pastoral way of life of the Transylvanian shepherds. You will discover the authentic rural life in Romania, a land with rolling hills, remote villages `s roads, traditional wooden houses. Optional visit to Bran Castle (also known as Dracula’s Castle), a medieval masterpiece with fascinating history. In the evening we arrive at our accommodation in Poiana Marului for delicious traditional dinner.

Accommodation at 4* pension in Poiana Marului

Day 3 Poiana Marului – Sinca Veche – Saxon villages Sibiu

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After breakfast, we will explore in off road Poiana Marului area enjoying spectacular views over the Piatra Craiului Mountains. The village sceneries are charming and you`ll be fascinated by his fairy tale place. From here, continue driving towards Sinca Veche cave Monastery, also named “Temple of Wishes”. After vising this unique place filled with mystery and a lot of powerful energy, the off road trip continues to Soars, one of the most beautiful Saxon villages from Transylvania. Discover the charming Saxon Land crossing beautiful valleys and rolling hills while romantic landscapes accompanies us. Afterwards, you`ll reach Sibiu, also known as Hermannstadt, one of the oldest towns in the hearth of Transylvania, founded by Saxon colonists. Spend the rest of the day exploring the medieval city of Sibiu.

Accommodation at 4* hotel in Sibiu

Day 4 :  Sibiu – Hosman – Sighisoara – Racos Volcano – Poiana Brasov

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In the morning, drive to Hosman village and visit its beautiful fortified church. Located in the picturesque valley of Hârtibaciu river, the fortified church has as background the spectacular view of the often snow-caped Făgăraş Mountains. Passing through several hidden Saxon villages, you`ll reach Sighisoara medieval citadel, UNESCO world heritage site. Founded by the Germans in the 12th and 13th centuries, Sighisoara is a major tourist attraction. Enjoy a walking tour through the town’s hilly streets and admire their original medieval architecture. Further on, the off road trip continues to the spectacular landscapes of Racos Volcano crater. The entire area of the geological nature reserve is dominated careers in various colors and shapes, beauty and impressive size featuring an awesome spectacle of nature. In the evening, arrival at the hotel in Poiana Brasov.

Accommodation at 4* hotel in Poiana Brasov

Day 5:  Poiana Brasov – medieval city of Brasov – Bucharest

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We drive in the morning to Brasov where we`ll enjoy a short walking tour in the old town center. Brasov is one of the seven citadels settled by the Saxons in the 12th century. Here you will see the famous Black Church (the largest Gothic construction in Eastern part of Europe).The old town is one of the best preserved old towns in Europe with splendid architecture and old fortifications. The city has an amazing history with influences from Germany, the Austria-Hungarian Empire and the old communist state. Afterwards, we `ll cross the mountains to Walachia and return in Bucharest. If time permitting, we will stop on our way for souvenir shopping in Bucharest Baneasa Mall. Transfer to the airport or to your hotel in Bucharest. Additional night in Bucharest is available on request.

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*The program can be modified depending on flight schedule and the weather conditions or adding other options. Also, the off road trip 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

Price starting from 655 Euro / person for groups of minumum 6 pax and 3 off road vehicles in convoy. 

The final price per tourist is calculated according to the number of persons travelling, number of 4×4 vehicles used and other optional activities.

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

For self-driving option we need to sign a Self-driving Agreement with all tourist drivers and to keep 800 EUR/ as guarantee for each jeep, refundable after the trip, for covering light jeep damages in case of accident. Extra Casco Insurance available with 400 EUR franchise / vehicle to cover all damages of the vehicles on request.

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We offer discounts for re-seller agencies!

General terms:

  • Concept of travelling in convoy: The leader vehicle is driven by our guide and rest of the vehicles are driven by the tourists after solid training.
  • In one  4×4 vehicle can travel 2, 3 or 4 adult tourists.
  • The package is suitable for small groups of 6 – 20 persons, travelling in 2 – 5 off road vehicles, besides the leader vehicle
  • Off Road level of difficulty: Easy-Medium suitable for drivers with small experience in driving 4×4 vehicles or even with no experience in off road. Experience for driving 4×4 vehicles is a plus but not mandatory.
  • *The drivers must have at least 21 years old and minimum 2 years of driving experience with normal cars. 

 

The price includes:

  • Accommodation for 4 nights in a superb locations of 4* pensions or hotels.
  • Half board (4 breakfasts and 4 dinners – check-in dinner and check-out with breakfast)
  • Bottled water and coffee in the nature
  • Nissan Patrol or similar jeep rental with English speaking driver / guide trained in 4×4 off-road tours (Spanish or German driver / guide at request) 
  • Fuel & local fees 
  • Towing and Recovery Equipment
  • Hotel or airport pick up and drop off
  • VAT

The price does not include:

  • Flights to/from Bucharest – Romania
  • Lunch 
  • Alcohol and other refreshing drinks
  • Mandatory to have travel insurance specific for the off-road and adventure tourism from your country
  • Other optional fees not mentioned in the program

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Optional adrenaline outdoor activities like:

  • Option for rent an ATV – 1 hour – 35 EUR per 2 pax
  • Option for bicycle tour – 2 hours – 20 EUR/pax
  • Option horse riding – 1 hour – 20 EUR per 1 pax
  • Zip line and Adventure Park: 15 Euro / pax / 3 hours
  • Zip line in the nature: 9 Euro / pax / 1 hour

 Options for other attractions entrance fees:

  • Entrance fees for Castles: Bran Castle – 9 EUR, Peles – 11 EUR, Rasnov – 5 EUR,
  • Bears Reservation– 10 EUR/pax, watching bears in the wild with ranger assistance – 35 EUR/pax
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