Spectacular Hike in Romania – Day trip from Bucharest
Full itinerary and description
Visit Sinaia and the Peles Castle
In the morning your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Bucharest and you will depart north to the Carpathian Mountains. After a scenic drive along the Prahova Valley you will have a stop in the town of Sinaia to admire the fascinating royal residence of King Charles I of Romania, the Peleș Castle and its gardens.
Peles Castle – the royal summer residence
Easy hike in the Carpathian Mountains
Later you will leave Sinaia and begin hiking in the Bucegi Mountains, some of the most accessible mountains in Romania, reaching altitudes of over 2200m (7200ft).
During a 4-5 hours easy hike you will get to see two of the most spectacular landmarks of the Carpathian Mountains in Romania.
Babele & the Sphinx is probably the most visited natural monument in Romania, a mysterious place where the legends and reality collide.
Sphinx in Romania
Caraiman Homeland Heroes Cross is an emblematic monument erected in 1928. It was listed in 2013 by Guinness Book as the largest summit cross in the world. The monument is 39.5-m-tall (129-ft 7-in) and situated at over 2200m (7200ft) altitude. The landscape from the cross has a panoramic view to the Prahova Valley and to the towns along it, being a great place for taking pictures.
Caraiman Homeland Heroes Cross
On the way to the car, stop to a mountain chalet to recharge your batteries. Delight yourself with the delicious local cuisine!
Return to Bucharet
In the evening, after a long day, visiting the most beautiful castle in Romania and hiking in the Carpathian Mountains, you will return to Bucharest and your guide will drop you off by your hotel.
2020 Price and Inclusions
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Included in the price:
- Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off;
- Transport by modern car with climate control;
- Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available in the car;
- Standard admission to attractions stated in the itinerary;
- Licensed English speaking guide who will drive and accompany you on the tour;
- Gas, parking and road fees.
Not included in the price:
- Meals & alcoholic beverages, others then stated;
- Photo & video fees at the visited sites.
Tour Map and Itinerary
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