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Ski touring in the Carpathian Mountains

8 days / 7 nights
Transylvania - Winter holidays

price from 975 €

A hike to discover two great Romanian massifs. In the first part of the tour, you will explore the Bucegi massif. Then the guide will take you to the mountains of Făgăraş, the highest in Romania. Also known as the "Alps of Transylvania", these are the ski paradise in Romania.
At the end of the trip, a free day to visit the Romanian capital awaits you.
This ski touring holiday in the Carpathian natural areas, in the middle of pastures, sheepfolds and forests, will enchant you. Maybe we will have the chance to discover wolf or lynx prints!

Your day by day program

Discovery of the Prahova Valley

Beginning of the trip in Bucharest. Welcome at the airport and transfer to the Prahova Valley. Night in a chalet with typical architecture of the region.

The summit of Bucegi

Today we will make a first stage in Bucegi, a generous mountain for ski touring with its plateau and its slopes. Several route options for today and tomorrow that the guide will decide according to your wishes and the weather conditions. The highest summit of the Bucegi, Omu, at 2505m, will be on the program one of these two days.

Descent of Bucegi and transfer to Fagaras

Still in the Bucegi today, we will attack the slopes and if the weather allows us, we will cross the plateau to descend by the north of the massif, to the country of Bran where we will have incredible views of the massif from Piatra Craiului. Transfer by car to the heart of the Făgăraş mountain, approx. 2.5hr. Once in Făgăraş, we will drive to the Bâlea Cascada hotel, at 1234m, for one night.

Arrival in the of free-ride country

By ski or with ski lift, we will climb to the top of the Făgăraş massif. From our accommodation at 1234m altitude we will arrive at Cabana Paltinu, a small altitude hotel that will welcome us for 3 nights at 2050 m altitude. From there, the Romanian free-ride paradise is waiting for you.

Around the Balea glacial lake

The multitude of peaks and valleys will offer to each ski touring passionate what he wants. Many corridors more or less wide and steep, but also wooded valleys.

Ridges and valleys of Fagaras

Today, we will have a beautiful stage in this wild, majestic and technical mountain. Beautiful mountain lodges and huts, sharp summits and the glacier lake of Bâlea will be your companions.

Return to Bucharest and visit of the city

Breakfast in the village and transfer to Bucharest. Free afternoon to discover Bucharest. This amazing capital city of Eastern Europe is like no other. You will undoubtedly be gripped by its eclecticism. The city does not easily reveal its charms. But following the guidebook that we will offer you, you will be seduced by the wealth, the diversity of this city between East and West! The architecture and atmosphere, so special of this city, are the result of the Slavic, Latin, Ottoman, socialist and capitalist influences... today, Bucharest is the outcome of all these times, a city steeped in history, blended from different cultures, a city full of surprises and poetry.

End of the trip

Transfer to the airport (about 1 hour). Possibility to extend your stay in Bucharest.

Departure board

Contact us for other departure dates in organized groups.

Departures for groups formed on request

Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • Bucharest Airport
  • Bucharest Airport
  • 6 nights in guesthouses, double or exceptionally triple rooms with private bathroom.
Number of people
  • From 4 to 12
Level of difficulty
  • Expert level.
  • Transfer of the luggage from one guesthouse to the other
  • Extra night in Bucharest's city center, Hotel Capitol 4*, double room : 75€
  • English-speaking guide
  • 6 nights in hotels and guesthouses
  • Private transfer of persons during the stay
  • Baggage transfer
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 picnics and 5 dinners
Not included
  • Lunch D1 and D8, dinner D3 and D8, personal expenses, insurance and paid admission in the museums, cable car of Day 5 (approximate cost of 8 EUR).
  • DVA, shovel, probe, ice ax.


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