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Bear watching experience near Brasov

Availability: Check the calendar
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the brown bears and other animals in their natural environment
  • Admire a wild nature in the heart of the Carpathian mountains
  • Learn about bears' behaviors and habits through detailed commentary
What to expect

Thanks to the relatively low level of human intervention, Romania has become home to the largest brown bear population in Europe. Here, in the heart of the Carpathian mountains, you have the chance to observe these majestic animals in their natural habitat. Spot brown bears with the professional assistance of the ranger escort and guide accompanying you. Learn about their biology and behavior through the detailed commentary and enjoy the scenic drive from Brasov and back.

  • Drive to a forest situated 10 minutes from Brașov and walk to a specially designed bear hide
  • Wait quietly for the bears to arrive
  • Usually, the bears arrive just minutes after you get there but on rare occasions, the animals might be there already, so please keep quiet and don’t scare them
  • Take photos and learn interesting facts about the lives of these animals
  • Sometimes it is possible to see other animals too: wild boars, deer, lynx or even wolves
  • Get back to the car and leave the area just before darkness falls

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What's included
  • Transfer from Brașov to the bear-watching place and back
  • Driver and guide
  • Forest ranger escort in the forest
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Photo tax for professional use
What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Bears have a very sensitive smell so please don’t bring any kind of food or snacks. Also, please don’t use perfume or other scents
  • Dress adequately. Wear sturdy shoes and don’t wear brights colors
  • During the activity don’t use flash or any other lights, as these might scare the animals. Please turn off your camera’s focus assist light
  • Bears are dangerous and unpredictable wild animals. Please don’t try to feed them or act like they are pets. In case you encounter one avoid eye contact, don’t try to run or climb into trees and listen to the forest ranger’s advice
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Tour starts around 3 PM

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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