Private Tour: Day Trip To Pestera And Magura Authentic Mountain Villages From Brasov

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 am
  • Departure Details :
    The History Museum Piata Sfatului Square – 9:00 AM. Our guide holds the sign "Meeting Point GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DAY TOURS”. Or from your location in Brasov free of charge (let us know)!
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This private tour takes you straight to the heart of rural life in Romania. See some local houses, visit the Bat Cave, take a trek through the local mountain forests, and learn about a way of life thats slowly disappearing. Also, we can visit Bran Castle a.k.a Dracula's Castle, in the morning.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

Nestled in the Piatra Craiului National Park Mountains in the Southern Carpathians, the villages of Pestera an Magura offer an authentic glimpse into rural Romanian life. Your immersive, full-day tour begins in central Braov, where youll meet your local guide and board a private vehicle for the 45-minute drive to the village. Along the way, let your guide know if you have any specific interests so he or she can customize the days itinerary.

Learn about the history of the villages, where the traditional industries of sheep farming and cheese making are still practice by many of the villages. Visit the Bat Cave about 10 minutes. Next, set off into the surrounding hills and meadows og Magura village for a moderate guided hike for 2 to 3 hours. Let your guide know if you prefer to hike for longer or shorter, and go at a pace thats comfortable to you.

Make a stop to the oldest guest house in the National Park. Meet some of the farmers, and sample two-three different kinds of cheese.
After working up an appetite, we have a hearty lunch. Savour simple Romanian cuisine home-made from local farm-fresh ingredients including eggs, vegetables and pork. Purchase beer or wine to top off your meal. From the guest house we have a walk in Pestera Village back to the car, about 1 hour. We can visit also the local church.

Relax on the scenic return drive to Braov.

Inclusions

  • Private guide
  • Lunch
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned car
  • Visit to the Bat Cave and to the oldest guest house in the National Park
  • Cheese tastings
  • Complimentary pick-up from Brasov city

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress warmly: Sturdy and waterproof hiking shoes and warm clothes recommended
  

Route may be changed without notice due to weather conditions

Important note about Pestera and Magura Village - in those 2 villages the people never died because of cancer or heart attack - they leave an healthy life: working the land, taking care of animals (sheep and cows), preparing and eating home made food from their small farm (meat, eggs, milk), drinking fresh water from the spring and home made alcoholic drink called "tuica" made from different fruits as apples, plums, pears!

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