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Ski touring in Fagaras Mountains

5 days / 4 nights
Transylvania - Guided walking - Winter holidays
Guided - Short journey - Singles - Luggage transfer

price from 695 €

Ski Touring, unites the technicality of alpine skiing with the liberty offered by cross-country and is the perfect way to explore the Carpathian mountains whilst getting some exercise in. Our holiday will have you discover Romania's highest mountain, the Făgăraş range. Also known as the "Alps of Transylvania", these peaky giants are an absolute skier's paradise! This holiday in the Carpathian's natural areas will entrance you and will prove to be a hugely fulfilling experience!


Your day by day program

1
Arrival

Arrival and welcome at the Sibiu airport and transfer to your hotel in the city center. Free evening to visit Sibiu, former European Cultural Capital and definitely the most beautiful medieval city in Romania.

2
Balea Lake

Early transfer to Balea Cascada, from where you’ll take the cable car to Balea Lac. The only access way to the heart of Fagaras, at more than 2000m altitude. Our home base for the next 2 nights will be an old mansion that belonged to Ceausescu. Once we have arrived, we’ll get equipped and ready to discover the steep slopes of Fagaras mountains.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Cable car: included

3
Summits

An entire day to explore these wild majestic and technical mountains. The multitude of peaks and valleys will offer every ski-touring lover, the desired tour. Many larger or smaller corridors, but also valley covered in forests.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

4
Balea Waterfall

After breakfast we enjoy our last ski stage. It will be difficult to put into words the emotions caused by these wild mountains for one last time! Afterwards we’ll take the cable car back down to Balea Waterfall. We say goodbye to our guide and start your transfer to Sibiu. Free evening to explore the former European Capital of Culture.
Breakfast, lunch

5
Depart

Transfer to the airport (about 50 min). Possibility to extend your stay in Bucharest.
Breakfast

Departure board

Departures can be organized any day, on demand.

Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • At Sibiu Airport
End
  • At Sibiu Airport
Accommodation
  • In hotel and mountain refuge, double room, exceptionally triple, with private bathroom.
    -3 nights in a chalet and mountain shelters with typical architecture of the region
    -1 night in Sibiu, hotel in the city center.
Number of people
  • From 4 to 10 people.
Level of difficulty
  • Expert level. 3 days of ski touring, expert level (Min +/- 600m, max +/- 900m). Duration and distances are subject to change depending on group level and weather conditions. The hikes can be interspersed with other transfers.
Carrying
  • The luggage will be transferred by cable car. You will only bring with you what you need for the day (picnic, camera, etc.)
Options
  • Single Supplement : 95€
Included
  • English or French speaking Romanian guide from day 2 to day 4, with a first aid kit, and a mountain guide diploma
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 picnics and 3 dinners.
  • all accommodations
  • all transfers from the beginning (at Sibiu airport) to the end (at Sibiu airport).
  • Luggage transfer by cable car.
Not included
  • Other meals than those mentioned
  • DSA, shovel, probe, ice ax
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance and paying admissions in museums

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