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Fagaras mountains hiking tour

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Explore the most impressive mountains from Romania nicknamed " Transilvanian " Alps,a stretch of peaks, holes and saddles which are scattered on an area of around 2. 400 km² Be prepared to put your skills at work. Take pictures  and admire unique landscapes, glacial doms, alpin lakes and out of range flora and fauna.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Sibiu - Suru Hut /We pick you up from your Sibiu hotel and then to Sebesu de Sus. From there by foot to Suru chalet.

Stop At: Sibiu

Sibiu is a well known medieval city with a lot of attraction points

Duration: 2 hour

Day 2 Suru chalet - Avrig Lake - Negoiu by foot.

Stop At: Porumbacu de Sus

Negoiu Peak is the second largest peak in Romania after Moldoveanu Peak. Located in Făgăraș mountains, it has an elevation of 2535m (8317 ft).

Duration: 1 hour

Day 3  Negoiu Chalet - Shepherd gorge - Refugee Caltun - Balea lake -Balea chalet 

Stop At: Le Lac Balea

One of Romania’s amazing natural wonders, Bâlea Lake is a spectacular, must-see landmark. The glacier lake has been carved 2,034 metres (6,673 feet) up into the rugged stones of the Făgăraș Mountains, named the ‘Transylvanian Alps’ by the French geographer Emmanuel de Martonne. Geographically, Bâlea Lake came to be when a glacier eroded the mountains and then melted. Historically, there is a legend related to the lake’s name, whose main character is the young shepherd Balea.

Duration: 24 hour

Day 4 Balea lake - Balea waterfall and retour.The distance is covered by cable car.

Stop At: Balea Waterfall

Bâlea waterfall is situated on the northern side of the Făgărăşan alps, close to the transfăgărăşan road at 1234 meters altitude. No tourist tracks approach it; the waterfall can be admired from a distance. Nonetheless, many tourists are drawn by the sound of the crashing water. Its true size can only be seen from the cable car. The water of lake Bâlea hurtles down 60 meters, turns into smaller waterfalls and continues its way.

Duration: 3 hour

Day 5 Balea lake - Capra chalet - Balea lake.

Stop At: Le Lac Balea

A famous glacier lake from Fagaras mountains.

Duration: 3 hour

Day 6 Bilea Lake - Lake Capra - Dragon's Pane - Podragului Valley - Chalet Podragu.

Stop At:

The chalet is the second after Omu chalet when we talk about elevation (2136 m)

Duration: 3 hour

Day 7 Podragu chalet - Vistea Mare - Moldoveanu - Ucea Mare - Peak Galasescu - Simbata window - Chalet Simbata.

Stop At: Moldoveanu Peak

The tallest mountain peak in Romania, Moldoveanu stands proud in all its beauty, to be admired from its valeys or conquered by the more adventurous trackers.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Statiunea Climaterica Sambata

A nice and cozy place at the base of Fagaras mountains

Duration: 2 hour

Day 8 Day of relax at Simbata chalet.

Stop At:

Recreation place in Fgaras mountains.

Duration: 24 hour

Day 9 Descend on the Simbata Valley - Simbata - Sibiu

Stop At: Sibiu

Sibiu is a pedestrian-friendly city with two easily accessible levels: the Upper town, home to most of Sibiu's historic sights, and the Lower town, lined with colorful houses on cobblestone streets and bounded by imposing city walls and defense towers overlooking the river Cibin. Traditionally, the Upper town was the wealthier part and commercial outlet, while the Lower town served as the manufacturing area. The historical centre includes the Great Square, Huet Square, the beautiful Passage of Steps connecting the upper town to the lower town, the well-known Bridge of Lies, Goldsmiths' Square and the Small Square.

Duration: 2 hour