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Bucharest: Berca Mud Volcanoes and Living Stones Day Trip

1. Bucharest: Berca Mud Volcanoes and Living Stones Day Trip

Uncover interesting geological phenomenon in Romania on this day trip from Bucharest. Follow your guide on a walk through the countryside to the see the living stones. Watch mini-volcanos erupt at the Berca Mud Volcanoes. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Bucharest. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you drive to a village that looks like it was forgotten by time. Hike through meadows and gardens until your reach the top of the hill. Admire the living stones which are round spread over the area. Hear about the local legends surrounding these strange geological formations that grow after rainfalls. Stop to purchase a local lunch before heading to the Berca Mud Volcanoes. Explore the geological and botanical reservation of the Berca Mud Volcanoes. View mini-volcanos that are only a few meters high. Watch as mud and natural gases rise from 3000 meters deep to erupt from these structures. Return to your accommodation in Bucharest at the end of your tour. 

Day Trip to Slanic Salt Mine

2. Day Trip to Slanic Salt Mine

Start the day at the Slanic Salt Mine. This salt mine, located in a wonderful environment was opened for the first time in 1938. In order to reach it, you’ll go 400 meters down. The microclimate inside makes it a favorite spot for both locals and travelers — there’s a constant temperature inside of never more than 54 degrees Fahrenheit (12 degrees Celsius) which is much preferred in a hot summer.  Your next stop will be a unique and odd place: the mud volcanoes. These small volcanoes stand just a few meters above ground and they exist because of a unique combination of water and natural gases creating a moon-like terrain. Next, visit Ciolanu Monastery, well-known for its late 19th-century icons painted by famous artist Gheorghe Tătărescu.

From Brasov: Day Trip to Viscri, Rupea and Racos

3. From Brasov: Day Trip to Viscri, Rupea and Racos

Get picked up from your hotel in Brasov and drive to Racos geological complex. Here, admire the 15-meter tall basalt columns, the Emerald Lake with its unique color and, lastly, a volcanic canyon. If you like history, you can visit the Sukosd Bethlen castle situated in the village of Racos and even climb the tower for panoramic views of the area. Then, head to your next stop, the Rupea citadel, situated on top of a small hill above the city of Racos. This is one of the oldest archaeological sites in Romania. Your final stop will be in Viscri, where you will enjoy a 1-hour ride in a traditional horse-drawn carriage through the village. Next, visit a local blacksmith and see how horseshoes are made. You can even take one home as a souvenir. End the day in style, with a traditional local meal, before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

From Bucharest: Muddy Volcanoes and Salt Mine Private Tour

4. From Bucharest: Muddy Volcanoes and Salt Mine Private Tour

Embark on a private and guided tour from Bucharest to the Slanic Prahova Salt Mines and the Berca Muddy Volcanoes. Marvel at the beautiful natural and man-made structures and learn its history. Feel like you're in another world at the Muddly volcanoes, and visit the biggest planetarium in Romania. Get picked up at your accommodation in Bucharest and enjoy a tour just for your group. Arrive at Slanic Prahova, the largest salt mine in all of Europe. Explore the mine's various and immense caverns, including the biggest planetarium in Romania. Look up at the dome, with a 16-meter diameter. Afterward, head to the geological and botanical reservation of the Berca Muddy Volcanoes, located in Buzau County. Marvel at the small volcano-shaped structures caused by the eruption of mud and natural gas. Feel like you're on another planet as you walk among the unusual geological landscape.

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What people are saying about Sud-Muntenia Region

It was my best trip I ever had. We had soo much fun. Great time. Our guide was absolutely fantastic and well prepared for the trip. His knowledge was very important. I recommend this tour to every one!!@