Private tour to Balea Lac, Avrig and Carta
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Private tour to Balea Lac, Avrig and Carta

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy the landscapes along the Transfagasaran Road
  • Hike to the glacial Balea Lake
  • Visit Carta Abbey and the beautiful palace and garden in Avrig
  • Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day
  • Explore the countryside and become part of the beautiful landscape
What to expect

Travel to the Transfagarasan, the glacial Balea Lake, the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey of Carta and the Baroque style palace and garden in Avrig, on this full-day private tour.

Journey on the Transfagarasan highway, one of the most spectacular roads in the world, into the Fagaras Mountains.

Hike to the glacial Balea Lake and admire the Cistercian Abbey from Cârţa. This monument has kept its impressive architecture including capitals, keystones, windows and consoles and even the 15th-century western portal.

See the stately Brukenthal palace from 1788, formerly used as the summer residence of Transylvanian Baron Samuel von Brukenthal. Visitors to the historic Brukenthal Palace can enjoy the Baroque architecture and the large landscaped palace park.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
What's included
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Transport with air-conditioned vehicle from/to Sibiu
  • Map with Romania
What's not included
  • Entrance fee to the Fortified Church in Carta and Buckental Palace in Avrig (€ 6,00/ person)
  • Cable Car at Balea Lake (€ 19,00/person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children ages (6-12): reduced
  • Infants ages (0-5): free

Piața Mare no. 12, Sibiu 550163, Romania

Meeting point:

Board your bus at the Parking Thalia Hall. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time.

What to remember
  • Minimum of at least 2 guests during booking
  • This trip can be booked also during the winter season! Instead of hiking from Balea Waterfall to Balea Lake you will need to take the cable car
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  • Daily departure time at 10.00am
  • Available days vary depending on the season, see calendar for exact available dates
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Carpathian Travel Center
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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