Active Tours


Romania, with its very diverse relief, gives us the perfect scenery for an adventurous trip discovering nature’s hidden secrets.

Our young team offers also a variety of adventure tours especially created for enthusiastic people who love a little bit of adventure in the middle of nature, trekking in Carpathians or canoeing in Danube Delta.
Here are some of our active tours.

Danube Delta Canoe Tour – 6 days

Danube Delta Canoe Tour

Day 1
Driving from Bucarest airport to Tulcea (3.30 hours). This little town is the main gateway in to the Danube Delta. Dinner and accommodation in Ibis Guesthouse 4* Tulcea.

Day 2
Early in the morning we’ll begin our canoe trip in the Danube Delta. Firstly, we will be brought by a small motorboat to our departure point on Sireasa Channel. Afterwards, we will paddle along the small channels and lakes. The landscape is spectacular: reed islands, willow forests and sand dunes. Typical sights include feeding Glossy Ibis, egrets, herons, and cormorants, which can gather in impressive numbers where the water levels are low. Large flocks of White Pelicans glide serenely overhead whilst in the shallower channels Kingfishers are ubiquitous and Common Sandpipers, Green Sandpipers and Greenshanks feed along the banks. Paddling gently downstream will allow us to enjoy the sounds of wilderness. In the evening we’ll settle our camp on the banks of Sontea Channel.

Day 3
We depart after breakfast towards Lake Fortuna. On our way we’ll explore with our canoe one of the most remote places in the Danube Delta in which we’ll find: gallery forests of white willow and white poplar, small lakes with reed islands, bird colonies etc. We will spend the night near the Lake Fortuna where fresh provisions will be brought.

Day 4
After breakfast we paddle downstream once more through channels and lakes to the village of Mila 23. The life style of the delta’s residents is also fascinating to see, with waterborne transport the only viable way of getting around and fishing the predominant source of income. Camping at 20 minutes paddling from the village.

Day 5
In the first part of the day we’ll explore the area of Stipoc and the old arm of the Danube downstream to the village of Crisan. Here a motorboat will wait in order to take us upstream back to Tulcea. Dinner and overnight in Tulcea.

Day 6
Early in the morning driving back to Bucharest airport.

Exploring Fagaras Mountains - Danube Delta, Trekking & Canoeing – 8 days

Exploring Fagaras Mt. – Danube Delta, Trekking & Canoeing

Day 1
Arrival at Henri Coanda Airport. The group will be transferred to the Fagaras Mountains, Chalet Paltinu (2044 m alt.), where we will have dinner and spend the first night. Fagaras Mountains are a part of the Southern Carpathians, the highest mountains in Romania (around 2500 m a.s.l.). They are characterized by very distinct features: a main ridge orientated east-west, with a well defined glacial relief (glacial valleys, cirques with glacial lakes, sharp ridges, thresholds with waterfalls etc.), sharp interfluves and an original association of peaks.

Day 2
After breakfast, we will take a pretty easy rout towards East, Capra Valley and we will climb Vanatoarea lui Buteanu Peak (2507 m), one of the highest peaks from the Carpathians. During this day will be able to admire vast alpine meadows with specific flora (Dryas octopetala, Rhodonendron kotschy etc) and fauna (chamoix – Rupicapra rupicapra carpatica – the biggest of its specie, Marmota marmota, Golden Eagle – Aquila chrysaetos). We will go back to the chalet on a different path, a pretty steep valley. We’ll have packed lunch. Dinned will be served at the chalet where we’ll spend also the second night.

Day 3
After breakfast, we’ll leave around 8:00 in the morning towards West and, fallowing the ridge, we’ll reach the glacial lake Caltun where we’ll have a packed lunch. Depending on the weather and the fitness of the tourists we can climb Negoiu Peak (2535 m) the second highest peak in the country, a rather difficult ascension. This final ascent is very challenging but awarding with its spectacular views. This is a quite difficult day but we’ll have the chance to admire a picturesque glacial landscape. In the evening, we will get back to the chalet on the same way we came. The night will be spent at the same chalet.

Day 4
We say goodbye to Carpathians and head east towards lower lands with the final destination Danube Delta. On our way we wake a stop at Berca near Buzau in order to see a strange place called the Muddy Volcanoes which were declared Geological Reserve. This is a very interesting place through the moonlike landscape, the rare halofil plants and the lilac forest nearby. In the evening we will de accommodated in Tulcea on a floating hotel where we will have dinner.

Day 5
After breakfast we will leave by a motor boat on Tulcea channel and 35 Channel where we will take our canoes and will paddle on the following rout: Sireasa Channel, Nebunu Lake, Baclanesti Lake, Furtuna lake and in the evening we will camp somewhere in Furtuna aria. Here we will start a camp fire and barbeque. Lunch will be packed. The same motor boat will carry our luggage at the camping site.

Day 6
We will continue our canoe journey on the Olguta channel, Mila 23, Crisan where we can camp or be accommodated at a local guesthouse and will have a traditional fish dinner.

Day 7
Today we will go back to Tulcea by a motor boat on the rout Crisan, Litcov till Nufaru Villge where we will meet out coach. We will make a picnic for lunch and will go to Murighiol, Plopu, Sarinasuf and Tulcea. Festive dinner and accommodation to a 3 stars hotel in Tulcea.

Day 8
Transfer to Bucharest airport.

Fagaras & King Stone Mountains - Trekking Tour – 7 days

Fagaras & King Stone Mountains – Trekking Tour

Day 1
Arrival at Henri Coanda airport. The group will be transferred to the Fagaras Mountains, Chalet Paltinu (2044 m alt.), where we will have dinner and spend the first night. Fagaras Mountains are a part of the Southern Carpathians, the highest mountains in Romania (around 2500 m a.s.l.). They are characterized by very distinct features: a main ridge orientated east-west, with a well defined glacial relief (glacial valleys, cirques with glacial lakes, sharp ridges, thresholds with waterfalls etc.), sharp interfluves and an original association of peaks.

Day 2
After breakfast, we will take a pretty easy rout towards East, Capra Valley and we will climb Vanatoarea lui Buteanu Peak (2507 m), one of the highest peaks from the Carpathians. During this day will be able to admire vast alpine meadows with specific flora (Dryas octopetala, Rhodonendron kotschy etc) and fauna (chamoix – Rupicapra rupicapra carpatica the biggest of its specie, Marmota marmota, Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos ). We will go back to the chalet on a different path, a pretty steep valley. We’ll have packed lunch. Dinned will be served at the chalet where we’ll spend also the second night.

Day 3
After breakfast, we’ll leave around 8:00 in the morning towards West and, following the ridge, we will reach the glacial lake Caltun where we stop for lunch. Depending on the weather and the fitness of the tourists we can climb Negoiu Peak (2535 m) the second highest peak in the country, a rather difficult ascension. This final ascent is very challenging but awarding with its spectacular views. This is a quite difficult day but we’ll have the chance to admire a picturesque glacial landscape. In the evening, we will get back to the chalet on the same way we came. The night will be spent at the same chalet.

Day 4
Today we leave the glacial cirque Balea and Fagaras Mountains and we head for Brasov (east). Around noon we will arrive to a little town Zarnesti (at the foot of the King Stone Mountain) where we will accommodate at the Elena Guesthouse 3* and have lunch. You will have the afternoon free to relax and rest, to gain strength for the next days. After dinner we drive to watch the wild bears in Brasov.

Day 5
On the fifth day we leave Zarnesti and start trekking in King Stone Mountains. The relief is characterized by a very sharp ridge orientated north-south and steep valleys, but they are not as massive as Fagaras Mountains are. Also, the landscape is changing because of the presence of the limestone. Here is located the largest national park which protects the biggest number of large carnivores: wolves, bears and links and endemic flora. It is called “Piatra Craiului National Park”. In the evening we’ll reach Curmatura Chalet* where we’ll spend one night. During our ascension the coach will bring to the chalet the sleeping bags and all the rest of the luggage.

Day 6
Around 8:00 in the morning we start following the rout Curmatura Chalet – Plaiu Foii Chalet. There are three ways we can take (easy, medium and difficult) depending on the weather and your preferences. The landscape is characterized by extraordinary views. The coach will drive us to Guesthouse Elena 3* where we’ll spend the last night and have a festive dinner.

Day 7
The tourist will be transferred by coach to Bucharest, Henri Coanda airport, passing through our famous Prahova Valley. We have the chance to admire the massive Bucegi Mountains and the numerous ski resorts.


Exploring Danube Delta by Bike and Boat - 8 days

Exploring Danube Delta by Bike and Boat

Day 1
Arrival to Bucharest/Airport. You will be transferred (approx. 4 h.) to Tulcea in Danube Delta. Embarkation on the comfortable floating hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Nufaru – Sfantu Gheorge (approx. 30 km)
Along the most southern Danube arm through the nature reserve Bestepe Hills. A wonderful view deep down into the Delta will make you forget some ascents. At the small fishing village Murighiol we enter by boat into a maze of channels, floating islands, dense forest and a wildernesses experience pure. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 3: Journey to mile “0” – the mouth (approx. 20 km)
A bumpy gravel path – the right the wide open of the Black Sea, left the lush green reeds and marsh land. In the loneliness of the Danube Delta Cormorants and Great White Egrets are our permanent companions. Mile “0” at Sulina: the Danube has reached its destination at the lighthouse and starts melding with the salt of the sea. The thought of the long journey of this mighty river let us pause. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 4: Gulf of Musura – Crisan (approx. 20 km)
Bike tour along the birds-paradise Musura-Bay on natural streets to the picturesque village Letea. It seems as time stands still here. The houses made of reeds and clay, lovely painted in blue, and all around a contemplative silence. Nearby the village, located on a sandbank a special natural phenomenon: a tropical forest with climbing plants and lianes. By boat we will reach the fishing village Crisan. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 5: Fauna and Flora of the Danube Delta (day of rest)
During the boat ride through a labyrinth of narrow waterways we will pass by small fishing villages and again experience very intensively the incredible diversity of the Fauna and Flora of the UNESCO World Heritage Danube Delta. In the afternoon we return from a surreal dream world to the vibrant town life of Tulcea. Overnight floating hotel.

Day 6: Monasteries of Dobrogea (approx. 27-34 km)
Round trip through a gently rolling landscape to the Orthodoxe nunnery Celic Dere, the biggest convent of the Dobrogea territory. The romantic, dreamy abbey of Saon with its distinctive windmill, is located amidst vineyards right on the bank of the Danube. Near Parques from a ridge a fantastic view over the extensive, juicy green floodplain directly on the boarder to the Ukraine. Transfer back to Tulcea. Overnight in Ibis Guesthouse 4*

Day 7: Lagoon-tour to the Cape Dolosman (approx. 30-45 km)
By bus to the old, Turkish-populated village Babadag. , By bike we are passing nesting sites of bee-eater colonies and reach the medieval fortress of Enisala, which is located high over the Danube. Lets take a breathtaking view over the Lagoon Razim! The nature reserve of Cape Dolosman with the Greek-Roman excavations of Argamum seperates the Delta-lakes Golovita and Razim. Overnight in Ibis Guesthouse 4*.

Day 8: Transfer Tulcea-Bucharest
After breakfast transfer by bus back to the Romanian Capital Bucharest.


Nature and Culture in Transylvania - Bike Tour - 8 days

Nature and Culture in Transylvania – Bike Tour

The cycle tour offers the possibility to discover the landscape of Transylvania, a land of myth, history, culture and beautiful nature. The 8 days tour will guide you through the historical villages where you will visit some of the most beautiful middle age fortified churches, cycling along rural landscapes and re-discovering long forgotten handcrafts that are still alive in this beautiful part of Romania. The Transylvanian forests, lush meadows and plains dotted with haystacks, are home to an impressive number of insects, birds, reptiles and animals and will surround nature lovers with unspoiled medieval landscape.

Day 1
Transfer by bus from Bucharest (Otopeni Airport) to Sighisoara. In the evening dinner and accommodation at Casa Saseasca Guesthouse in the very center of the last inhabited medieval fortress: Sighisoara.

Day 2 (36 km by bike)
Transfer to Saros pe Tarnave by bus. From here we follow by bikes a beautiful road through flowering meadows to the village of Biertan. Here we visit the fortified church which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We continue our bike trip through villages and forests until we reach the village of Mosna (typical Saxon village). Here will have a traditional lunch organized at a small farm in the village. After lunch we bike to our final destination: Medias. Transfer back to Sighisoara. In the evening dinner and accommodation at Casa Saseasca Guesthouse.

Day 3 (around 20 km by bike)
The first half of the day we will cycle along the Breite Plateau, having the opportunity to discover the nature’s diversity in plants and butterflies on the flower-filled meadows where we will also have our picnic lunch. The second half of the day we’ll have free time in Sighisoara for visiting one of the most impressing medieval fortresses in Europe (UNESCO World Heritage Site). In the evening dinner and accommodation at Casa Saseasca Guesthouse.

Day 4 (35km by bike)
Transfer to Agnita by bus. From Agnita, where we will visit the impressive medieval fortified church, we continue the road by bike through Hartibaciu Plateau to the Hosman village. We will pass the geographical central part of Romania with beautiful landscape where nature and human activities still coexist. Wooded hills, grasslands with butterflies, Saxon villages and fortified churches will accompany us along the road. Hartibaciu Plateau is the secondly Romanian large Natura 2000 site declared for conservation of the birds, after Danube Delta. Transfer to Cisnadioara by bus to Belvedere Guesthouse. Dinner and accommodation in Cisnadioara (at the outskirts of Sibiu, in a nice and quiet Guesthouse with a beautiful view).

Day 5 (25km by bike)
After breakfast, we drive a short way to the village museum in Sibiu (an open air museum with examples of traditional buildings from Transylvania). From here we start our biking trip in the lowland of Cindrel Mountain, on the route Poplaca- Sibiel where we will be able to visit a house of a blacksmith and experience how iron manufacturing was taking place once. Dinner and accommodation in Cisnadioara.

Day 6 (20 km by bike)
After breakfast we will cycle from Cisnadioara to Rasinari Monastery from where we will cycle through Dumbrava Forest on a marked unpaved bicycle track to Sibiu. Now it is the time to visit Sibiu, the cultural capital of Europe in 2007. After a guided tour on foot of the city, the rest of the day belongs to each of you to decide how you will spend the rest of the day in Sibiu.
At evening we will meet to travel back by bus to Cisnadioara.

Day 7 (40 km by bike)
After breakfast and a short transfer to Cartisoara, we will begin our ride crossing Fagaras lowlands. This is a picturesque road through small villages, having on one side the highest of the Carpathians (Fagaras Mountains) and on the other side Transylvanian Plateau. We visit with this occasion an old watermill which continue to function in Lisa village. In the late afternoon we will have the opportunity tovisit a bear hide, for observing the largest carnivore of our continent in it’s natural environment. Dinner and accommodation in Cisnadioara.

Day 8 (40 km by bike)
Transfer to Bucharest Airport.

Characteristics:
This tour addresses to people with love and interest for nature. You don’t have to be a trained athlete to be able to cycle the daily distances but a little bit of cycling experience will be needed. Most of the days travel through secondary roads (both asphalted and earth roads) with little auto traffic.


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