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Famous enough to feature on the UK motor showTop Gear but remote enough that traffic jams won’t be a problem, Transfagarasan Highway might just be “the best road in the world” as Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson claimed. Despite hairpin bends, and sheer drops off rocky cliffs, this route rewards tourists with spectacular scenery.

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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov
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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

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Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 7 people.  Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.37
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$82.37
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TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

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We are going to start cycling from low altitude at a small market from where we will have a magnificent view over Mount Fagaras and Balea Waterfall . After few kilometres we will get into the most interesting mountain highway builded in Romania in the years of comunism . The views displayed during the trip are amazing , the mountains that surround the way show their majestic peaks during the whole way . We will see in the way up , much closer to our eyes , the Balea Waterfall and after a while we will reach the top at altitude 2034 where a peasant market and the well known Balea Lake will be displayed . After visiting all the interesting touristic points a descent full of adrenaline back to the starting place will follow . Please be aware that during the winter the transportation to the lake is possible by cablecar only .
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  • 6 hours
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$118.19
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$118.19

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest
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The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

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Cruise along one of Europe's most scenic mountain roads on a day trip to the Transfagarasan Road—an alpine pass featuring countless switchbacks and spectacular views of the Southern Carpathians. Along the way, delve into medieval Romanian history and legends at the Curtea de Arges monastery and royal court, and breathe in the fresh mountain air while admiring views of the Vidraru Dam. Enjoy the expertise of a local guide make for an unforgettable Romanian road trip.
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  • 12 hours
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$110.20
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$110.20

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

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Tailored to the needs of travelers with limited time in Romania, this full-day tour of the Transfagarasan Highway allows you to tick off ten Transylvania highlights in only one day. Departing from Brasov, you’ll visit natural wonders, including the Bâlea Waterfall, and Vidraru Dam, and explore cultural landmarks such as Dragoslavele Mausoleum, Curtea de Argeș Monastery, and Poienari Castle. Admire the ethereal beauty of the Transfagarasan Highway, hailed as one of the world’s most picturesque roads, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.28
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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Avoid the tourist crowds and discover Transylvania’s historic landmarks on a 4-day private tour from Bucharest. Visit iconic attractions including Peleș Castle, Bran Castle, and the Saxon Villages of Viscri and Malancrav, transferring with ease between sites via air-conditioned vehicle. Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention for intimate insight into the region, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees, breakfast, and three nights’ accommodation included as per itinerary.
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  • 4 days
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$715.00
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7-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

7-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

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We offer you a great opportunity to explore wonderful Transylvania. Sibiu, Brasov and Sighisoara are the Medieval Towns we'll visit along with Fortified Churches, Fortresses and Castles. Plus – a traditional lunch in one of the villages prepared by a lovely lady at her house.
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  • 7 days
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$2,029.53
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Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Dubrovnik, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$207.55
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$207.55
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Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

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Travelers staying in Bucharest who want to explore Transylvania will enjoy this two-day tour. Visit the famous Bran Castle—upon which Bram Stoker based Dracula’s castle in his novel—as well as other cities and sites of interest. Learn all about the history and culture of Romania and the beautiful Transylvanian region. This is a great introductory tour that packs a lot of sights into a short time.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$428.59
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$428.59
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Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

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Most multi-day tours take place with groups, which can be inconvenient for travelers who want flexibility and privacy. This tour, which packs in a ton of Transylvania highlights, gives the best of both worlds: it’s a 4-day journey with a private guide. Visit churches, castles, capitals, mountains, and more.
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  • 4 days
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$774.85
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8 Days Private Tour in Bucovina and Transylvania from Bucharest

8 Days Private Tour in Bucovina and Transylvania from Bucharest

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Bucovina and Transylvania Treasures Private Tour 8 Days from Bucharest - Capital of Romania, through Medieval Towns from Transylvania - Brasov, Sighisoara and Sibiu, fortified Churches, fortresses and castles from Transylvania, painted Monasteries from Bucovina – Unesco World Heritage.
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  • 8 days
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$2,220.54
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Day Tour to Transfăgărășan and Vidraru Dam

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Day Tour to Transfăgărășan and Vidraru Dam

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The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road crossing the southern section of the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. According to TopGear it is the "best road in the world". Join us on a full day tour to see the beauty of the spectacular Făgăraș Mountains and learn how the Transfăgărășan Road was built. Enjoy a brief stop at Bâlea Lake and afterwards we head towards Vidraru Dam an imposing 166 meters high dam. On our way back to Sibiu we'll make a quick stop to visit the Clay Castle.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.41
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$146.94
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Best of Romania in 10 Days

Best of Romania in 10 Days

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Travel throughout Romania in a small group tour of a maximum of 8 travelers. Discover the best of Romania on a 10-day tour with departure from Bucharest. We will head towards the western side of Romania where we will visit Cluj-Napoca, the Turda Salt Mine, and the Alba Carolina Fortress, and then make our way into the time-forgotten land of Bukovina. Here, we will visit the UNESCO Painted Monasteries, and get to know more about the customs and traditions of this region. We will then head back into Transylvania to discover some of its most prominent landmarks, such as the UNESCO Villages with Fortified Churches, the Sighisoara Citadel, and Bran Castle, as well as the city of Brasov. Our tour will continue with a tour of the former residence of the Romanian royal family, Peles Castle, and then we will return to Bucharest for a city tour of Romania’s capital.
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  • 10 days
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$2,121.45
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Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

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We are proud to take you on a private tour of the most famous landmarks located in the Arges and Sibiu county and experience the Transfagarasan highway, named by Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson "the most spectacular mountain road". You will be able to take unique pictures and learn very interesting facts on the places you will visit. Please feel free to ask questions on this tour, we will be more than happy to provide additional information!
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  • 12 hours
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$159.19
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Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Explore the Romanian countryside without planning a thing on this multi-day private tour where you're whisked to castles, citadels, and fortress ruins as you uncover tales of Dracula. Start your 6-day adventure from Bucharest, and enjoy several days of exploring with your guide. Visit Dracula's birthplace and an ancient monastery, see medieval towns, and enjoy great inclusions like nightly hotel stays, daily breakfasts, and a multi-course dinner in Sibiel.
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  • 6 days
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$789.77
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Amazing Romania - Seven day private tour from Bucharest

Amazing Romania - Seven day private tour from Bucharest

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Immerse yourself in the traditional culture, wild beauty and medieval legends of Romania on this private, all-inclusive 11-day tour from Bucharest. From splendid palaces to crumbling castles, old Saxon villages to ornate Orthodox monasteries, let your private guide show you the best the country has to offer. Discover Romania’s unspoiled landscapes including the Danube Delta, serene lakes, bubbling mud pits and the majestic Carpathians. Savor traditional cuisine with all meals included, and stay overnight in 3-star en suite hotels.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,372.16
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$2,372.16
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Vlad the Impaler Castle - Poenari Citadel & Transfăgărășan highway, Private Tour

Vlad the Impaler Castle - Poenari Citadel & Transfăgărășan highway, Private Tour

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This is a private tour which will show you the real castle of Vlad the Impaler (Poenari Citadel) located on a top of a mountain. On the list is also the first capital of Romania (Curtea de Argeș) and we will visit a beautiful monastery where are the tombs of the last four kings of Romania. After we will relax at Vidraru Lake and Vidraru Dam. Transfagarasan Highway is the most beautiful road in Romania which will take us to Balea glaciar lake at more then 2000 meters altitude.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.38
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Dracula beyond the legend: 8-day private tour in Transilvania

Dracula beyond the legend: 8-day private tour in Transilvania

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Go beyond the grave and Hollywood myths to discover the real terror of Dracula on this private, 8-day tour through Romania’s most atmospheric and legendary attractions. Visit sites with connections to the bloodthirsty count’s real-life inspiration, including Bran Castle, Poenari Fortress and the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler. Immerse yourself in Transylvanian folklore as you visit crumbling Gothic castles, imposing fortresses and medieval villages. Stay overnight in 3-star hotels, and enjoy daily breakfast and round-trip guided transport from Bucharest.
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  • 8 days
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$1,703.61
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

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Uncover the true history of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler on this private full-day tour to sites with authentic connections to the bloodthirsty prince. Departing from Bucharest, visit the royal court of Vlad Tepes at Targoviste and climb to the top of crumbling Poenari Castle — known as the real ‘Dracula’s castle.’ You’ll also visit the former capital of Wallachia at Curtea de Arges to admire its medieval fortress, monastery and church. Throughout the day, learn about the life and legends of this captivating figure from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.25
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$106.25
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

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Discover medieval citadels, spectacular natural landscapes and traditions that endured over time in one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Transylvania. This 4-day tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you a legendary castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Village, a German fortified city and a former European Capital of Culture. Experience the traditions of Transylvania, its delicious cuisine and the German heritage that shaped the places on the way from the Middle Ages until today.
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  • 4 days
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$661.21
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6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest
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6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

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Discover enchanting sites, spectacular landscapes, landmarks and traditions that endured over time in the beautiful regions in Romania, Transylvania and Maramures. This 6-days private tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you legendary castles and Wooden Churches  of Maramures nowadays UNESCO Heritage sites.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,193.84
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$1,193.84
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Transfagarasan Highway - World's Best Road - Private Trip from Bucharest

Transfagarasan Highway - World's Best Road - Private Trip from Bucharest

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Enjoy a Day Trip along one of the most spectacular roads in the world. It runs trough the Fagaras mountains ,a part of the Transylvanian Alps. In September 2009 the British television show Top Gear was filming along the road. Host Jeremy Clarkson claimed the Transfagarasan as the best road in the world. Also take a step into medieval Romania history and legend at Curtea de Arges Monastery, to find out  the legend of master Manole. After that you will admire Vidrau Dam and breath some mountain fresh air going further on the most amazing road. Stops will be made on the way for taking photos,for breath fresh mountain air,and admire the beauty of the mountains.Take this journey with us to see magnificent landscapes, take beautiful memories and feeling relax!
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.11
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Private day trip to Transfagarasan Highway from Bucharest

Private day trip to Transfagarasan Highway from Bucharest

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Romania’s mountains are known for their landmarks and legends, but navigating the area alone can be tricky. Discover iconic sights including the Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Citadel, and Transfăgărășan mountain highway on a day tour from Bucharest, and benefit from hassle-free round-trip transfer from your hotel, as well as more the personalized service of your small-group guide.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.14
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$167.14
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7 Day Best of Transylvania Motorcycle Tour from Cluj

7 Day Best of Transylvania Motorcycle Tour from Cluj

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Discover the dramatic beauty and medieval legends of Transylvania on a 7-day motorcycle adventure from Cluj. Ride across the Carpathians on the Transalpina Road — the highest in Romania — and the famously challenging Transfagarasan. Take in spectacular scenery as you wind through fortified Saxon villages and visit Gothic castles and citadels. Immerse yourself in local culture with overnight stays in village hotels and guest houses, and experience traditional Romanian cuisine, folk art and hospitality.
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  • 7 days
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$1,271.38
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2 Day Private Tour Transfagarasan Highway and Hiking in Fagaras Mountains
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2 Day Private Tour Transfagarasan Highway and Hiking in Fagaras Mountains

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Join us to a 2 day adventure private tour in Transylvanian Alps - Fagaras Mountains! We pick you up from your location in Brasov at 8:30 to start an authentic 2 day adventure program in Transylvanian Alps, driving on Transfagarasan Highway as know as "the Road to the Sky", "the Road to the Clouds", "the Best Driving Road in the World" and even "A spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania"! Transfagarasan road is open between July 1 - October 31! Poienari Fortress is closed, for the moment, because of the bears encounters in the area! Instead of this we can visit The Cistercian Abbey of Carta, Sambata de Sus Monastery and/or Fagaras Fortress!
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  • 2 days
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$356.96
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Should I book Transfagarasan Highway tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Transfagarasan Highway can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Transfagarasan Highway 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Transfagarasan Highway costs USD 35.82. Guided Transfagarasan Highway tours start around USD 35.82 per person.
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