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  1. Romania
  2. Bucharest
  3. Carpathian Mountains

From Bucharest: Off-Road Adventure into the Carpathians

Product ID: 59616
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Reach the Carpathians on a spectacular off-road trail. Join us in a 4x4 adventure tour where you will also discover the amazing sceneries and the crystal clear waters from the heart of the mountains.
About this activity
Duration: 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

In front of your hotel in Bucharest
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take in the spectacular views and crystalline waters of Bolboci and Scropoasa Lake
  • Learn traditional cooking secrets at Transylvania amphitheater
  • Visit the picturesque mountain villages of Magura and Pestera
Full description
You will be picked up from Charles de Gaulle Square – Herastrau entrance tube in Bucharest and begin your off-road adventure by heading to Prahova Valley, Romania’s most popular tourist area and a key destination for winter sports lovers. After you reach the Bucegi Mountains Plateau, you will start exploring the area in the company of Romanian natives who’ll share interesting facts about the history, geography, flora and fauna. The Bolboci Lake, also called the sea from Bucegi, is situated at an altitude of 1438 meters and the views from up there are spectacular. The next attraction is Scropoasa Lake located at 1197 meters in Ialomita Valley where you will experience crystalline waters in the mountains.

Your off-road adventure continues at a place called Transylvania amphitheater where you will be introduced to local traditions, discover an animal farm and witness the preparations of food and drinks still following well-kept recipes passed on generation through generation.

Next in your off-road adventure, you will reach the traditional al picturesque mountain villages Magura and Pestera. Here, you can observe the shepherds who live in isolation most of the year, relying on specially trained dogs to defend them from the attacks of wolves and bears.

Everywhere in your tour, you will be amazed by the gorgeous landscape offered by the Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains. Return back to Bucharest in the evening.

Itinerary sights:

- The Bolboci Lake
- Scropoasa Lake
- Ialomita Valley
- Magura and Pestera village
- Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains
  • Transport with a 4×4 vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Recovery equipment
  • Entrance fees for the sights included in itinerary
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch (approx. 12 € / person)
  • Personal expense
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users