The Transfagarasan mountain road is one of the most spectacular roads in the world. It’s 90 km long, rises to a height of 2134 meters and has sharp hairpin turns. In 2009 Top Gear proclaimed Transfagarasan the world’s best road trip.
Time: July – October (depending on weather)
Duration: Full day
Group Size: 5 people or larger
Price: €60 / person
Included: Driver, van and all related expenses, Brasov pick-up and drop-off
Not included: Meals, entrance fees, guide
The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road built in the early 1970s as a strategic military route. It connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia and it’s the second-highest paved road in the country after the Transalpina.
Bâlea Lake (Romanian: Lacul Bâlea or Bâlea Lac) is one of the most visited lakes in Romania. It is an amazing glacier lake with a great landscape. The lake is also a reservation and near it, in winter, you can find the first ice hotel built in Eastern Europe.
Lake Vidraru (Romanian: Lacul Vidraru) is an artificial lake created in 1965 by the construction of the Vidraru Dam on the Argeș River. It’s located in the shadow of the Făgăraș Mountains. A village lies submerged at the bottom of the lake.
English speaking tour guide: €100 / group
The Păstrăvăria Albota Complex can be included in the tour. Situated in an idyllic location in the Făgăraș Mountains, the complex offers horseback riding, biking, fishing, archery and cycling options. A sauna, a seasonal pool and sport fields are also available on site.