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Tour code:Ro6.2RoHi
Departure: Bucharest
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Heli Hiking Tour in Romania

(tour code Ro6.2HeHi)

What you can visit in a Heli Hiking Tour in Romania

Hiking in Transylvania
Highest Romanian Peak - Moldoveanu Peak, altitude 2544 meters
Omu Peak- the highest peak of Bucegi Mountains, altitude 2505 meters
Babele and Omu - famous mountain megaliths shaped by wind and rain in human forms.
The Cross on Caraiman Mountains - an initiative of Queen Mary of Romania
Sinaia – the pearl of mountain resorts in Romania home of the royal Peles Castle
The Medieval Saxon city of Brasov, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe

Bran Castle – also known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377
2 night sleep at highest Mountain Hut in Romania - located at the highest altitude in Romania, 2505 meters
Fagaras Mountains - part of the Southern Carpathians, the wildest, imposing, most spectacular mountains in Romania, home of the highest peak in Romania and incredible blue glacial lakes.


Level and Fitness
easy walking, from 2-4 hours of march per day.

Itinerary of Heli Hiking can be provided on request

Here are some sugestions from our hiking tours

DAY 1 Bucharest – Sinaia – Brasov – Fagaras - Balea Lake
Peles Castle-Heli Hiking in Transylvanian AlpsBalea Lake, located at an altitude of 2034 meters.
On the way stop in Sinaia, the pearl of mountain resorts in Romania to visit Pelesc Castle, one of the most beautiful royal residences in Europe.
Next stop is Brasov, a city with an outstanding medieval atmosphere which has played a vital role in Romania’s history, both old and new. The most famous landmark of Brasov is the Black Church, the largest gothic edifice built in Southern Europe.


DAY 2 Tuesday, Balea Lac Hut - Capra Lake - Dragon Window - Podragu Hut
Balea Hut-Heli Hiking in Transylvanian Alps You’ll make the acquaintance of Fagaras Mountains, part of the Southern Carpathians, the most spectacular mountains in Romania, home to the highest peaks in Romania.
Hike up to Capra Lake, a stunning blue glacial lake with a depth of 11 meters located at an altitude of 2241 meters.
From the north side of Fagaras Mountains move to the south side, hiking near by the most difficult winter mountaineering route in Romania, the Albota - Arpasel ridge and then “Dragon Window”.
In the evening you’ll reach Podragu Peak, accommodate in a mountain hut near by.

DAY 3 Monday , Podragu Hut - Moldoveanu Peak - Fereastra Mare a Sambetei - Valea Sambetei Hut (1401 m)
Today you'll conquer the highest peak in Romania - Moldoveanu (2544 m) offering an incredible view of Fagaras Mountains.
From Podragu hut hike up to Giurgiului Bridge up to the imposing Moldoveanu Peak up to Fereastra Mare a Sambetei and then descend on Sambetei valley for accommodation in a mountain hut.


DAY 4 Tuesday, Sambata Hut – Bran
Bran Castle-Heli Hiking in Transylvanian AlpsContinue the road by car to Bran village, home to the legendary castle, located on the Rucar – Bran corridor, famous worldwide for the home made traditional cheese assortments produced here ( the ones smoked in pine tree bark are really divine).
Bran Castle, aka Dracula’s castle, owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. In 1920, Queen Mary, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Close to the castle there is a shrine set in the wall of a mountain which once sheltered the heart of Queen Marie.

DAY 5 Wednesday, Bran - Poarta Valley - Gaurei Gorges - Omu Peak - Omu Hut
Heli Hiking in Transylvanian Alps Conquer today the highest peak of Bucegi Mountains - Omu Peak. It ranks number 9 in the top of the highest Romanians peaks with an altitude of 2505 meters.
From Bran walk up to “Poarta Valley”, crossing the imposing “Gaurei” Gorges also called “Delvil's Mill” and arrive to “Hornurilor” Shed from where the view is breath taking.

Heli Hiking in Transylvanian Alps
Thursday, Omu Hut – The Cave – Piatra Arsa – The Cross on Caraiman Mountains – Omu Hut
The highlight of this day is “The Cross on Caraiman Mountains”, an initiative of Queen Mary of Romania who wished to commemorate in this way the heroes of the First World War. The construction began in 1926 and ended in 1929. The hiking route is spectacular as well, in the morning descend from Omu Hut to the beautiful area of “Cave” continue with Piatra Arsa (Burned Rock) then hike up to the Cross on Caraiman. Return to accommodation on a different hiking route.

Heli Hiking in Transylvanian Alps


Friday, Omu Hut - Babele Hut - Busteni – Bucharest
In the morning walk on the edge of the steep eastern wall of Bucegi Mountains full of mountaineering routes, arrive to “Babele” hut, and descend using the cable car on the spectacular Jepilor Valley in Busteni. Transfer to Bucharest Airport.

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