Small-group day trip to authentic Romanian mountain villages from Brasov
Activities

Small-group day trip to authentic Romanian mountain villages from Brasov

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the culture of the villages, nestled in Transylvania’s Piatra Craiului National Park mountain
  • Visit the oldest guesthouse in the National Park and sample two or three types of artisan cheese
  • Hike into the forests and meadows to see wild flowers and go inside of Bat cave
  • Savor lunch made from fresh, simple ingredients at one of the guesthouses in the area
  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary and the undivided attention of a guide on this small group tour
What to expect

Sample traditional Romanian cheese on a small group day trip to Magura and Pestera.

Nestled in the Piatra Craiului National Park Mountains in the Southern Carpathians, the villages of Pestera an Magura offer an authentic glimpse into rural Romanian life. Your immersive, full-day tour begins in central Brașov, where you’ll meet your local guide and board a private vehicle for the 45-minute drive to the village. Along the way, let your guide know if you have any specific interests so he or she can customize the day’s itinerary.

Learn about the history of the villages, where the traditional industries of sheep farming and cheese making are still practiced by many of the village’s. Visit the Bat Cave about 10 minutes. Next, set off into the surrounding hills and meadows og Magura village for a moderate guided hike for 2 to 3 hours. Let your guide know if you prefer to hike for longer or shorter, and go at a pace that’s comfortable to you.

Make a stop to the oldest guesthouse in the National Park. Meet some of the farmers, and sample two-three different kinds of cheese.

After working up an appetite, we have a hearty lunch. Savor simple Romanian cuisine homemade from local farm-fresh ingredients including eggs, vegetables or pork. Purchase beer or wine to top off your meal. From the guesthouse we have a walk in Pestera Village back to the car, about 1 hour. We can visit also the local church.

Relax on the scenic return drive to Brașov.

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What's included
  • Food and drinks
  • Private guide
  • Lunch
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned car
  • Visit to the Bat Cave and to the oldest guest house in the National Park
  • Cheese tastings
  • Pick-up and drop-off service
What's not included
  • Tip or gratuity
Where
Meeting point:
Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel or at your residence in Brasov.
What to remember
  • This tour operates with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 participants
  • The minimum age to participate is 10 years
  • Comfortable walking shoes and warm clothing recommended
  • Route may be changed without notice due to weather conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • The cheese tasting and lunch are taking place at one of the guesthouses in the area
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
ACTIVE TRAVEL
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 experience begins.

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