Barsa Land ( Tara Barsei) is an old region in Transylvania, a magical place surrounded by the imposing Carpathians. The 4×4 Wild Tours team will join you into an adventure which will take you deep into the nature, culture and history.
|Pick-up location||Your hotel in Bucharest or Henri Coanda Airport – Otopeni|
|Departure time||08:00 AM or your arrival time at the airport|
|Tour duration||3 Days|
|Tour type||Guided tour|
|Travel by||Nissan Patrol, Mitsubishi Pajero or similar (equipped for off road tours)|
|INCLUDED||Accommodation for 2 nights in a superb 4* tourist lodge or hotel
Full board (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners)
Nissan Patrol or similar jeep rental with English speaking driver/tour guide (German speaking driver/tour guide at request)
Fuel & parking fees
Pick-up/drop-off your hotel in Bucharest or Henri Coanda Airport
Entrance fees to museums and nature parksBottled water and snacks
Recovery equipment and car towing
|NOT INCLUDED||Flights and health insurance specific for adventure tourism
Day 1: Bucharest –Maneciu – Vama Buzaului – Dalghiu
Day 2: Dalghiu – Prejmer – Brasov – Bran
After breakfast we will start our off road tour in Transylvania and drive towards Prejmer where we visit the large stand fortified Church in Southeastern Europe built by Teutonic Knights in 1212. Afterwards we will continue our adventure tour in Transylvania by reaching Black Church in Brasov where we take a walk on the narrow streets from the Old city and have a well deserved lunch.
We continue our 4×4 journey towards Bran and take a short stop in Poiana Brasov, the famous ski resort in Transylvania with spectacular landscapes from Bucegi Mountains, Piatra Craiului Mountains and Fagaras Mountains. Before going to sleep at a beautiful tourist lodge surrounded by mountains, we will visit Dracula’s Castle where you will get a real sense of what being a vampire is.
Day 3: Rasnov – Magura – Sirnea – Rucar – Bucharest
We return to Bucharest after a 3 days adventure tour in Barsa Land.
- Maneciu Lake a stunning lake surrounded by beautiful forested hills
- Tartar Ridge is a passage situated at 1.340 m altitude, an important trade route in Antiquity and in the Middle Ages which connects the center of Wallachia with Transylvania. Nowadays, you can walk on forest roads and tourist trails to admire a spectacular nature and to hear the incredible story of a stone fortress destroyed by Cumanians and Tartars and rebuilt by the Teutonic knights between 1211 – 1225, whose history continued until the 20-th century during the First World War.
- Urlatoarea Waterfall with a height of 15 meters and an impressive flow, the waterfall has earned its name due to the noise it produces. You can safely walk to the top of the waterfall and admire the landscape. So did Queen Mary, the grandmother of King Michael I. It is said that, in her riding walks, she stopped 300 meters above the waterfall to rest on the “Queen’s Bench- a stone in a shape of a royal seat.
- Prejmer fortified church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest fortified church in Southeastern Europe. The church was built by Teutonic Knights in 1212.
- Black Church a 500-year-old Black Church is the most representative monument in Brasov and the largest Gothic church in Transylvania. The construction of this Gothic Evangelic church initially called Saint Mary’s Church, began around 1380 and was finalized in 1477. The Black Church, the largest holly place in Gothic style in south-eastern Europe, has a capacity of 5,000 people, is 90 meters long and 37 meters high and the cross’ tower measures 65 meters.
- Dracula’s Castle is a national monument and one of the most important Romanian landmarks. The castle began its life as a wooden citadel in the 13th century built by the Teutonic Knights and changed its outer appearance with time, adapting to the purpose it served. In 1920 the castle became a royal residence within the Kingdom of Romania. It became the favourite home and retreat of Queen Marie, who ordered its extensive renovation.
- Rasnov Citadel one of the best kept fortification of Transylvania. It was built by Teutonic Knights as protection against invading Tartars and was later enlarged by the local Saxon population. Strategically located on the commercial route linking the provinces of Transylvania and Walachia, Rasnov used to shelter at least 30 houses, a school, a chapel and other buildings commonly associated with a village. The defensive system included nine towers, two bastions and a drawbridge. The view from the top of the castle hill is absolutely spectacular.
- Off-road adventures take out your camera for spectacular and breathtaking surroundings.
- Authentic mountain villages wild and quiet at the same time, will reveal themselves through fascinating wooden houses and beautiful hills covered in amazing colours. The two villages were founded in the Medieval Ages and are offering a rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes.
- Dambovicioara Gorges a wonderful place for nature lovers, you will be amazed by its beauty, by the imposing stature of the cliffs, how a river only 1-2 m wide can create a natural wonder unique in the world. The Valley is 1254m high and it offers magnificent and unique scenery.
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Price is calculated based on the following criteria:
- Total number of persons traveling
- Number of rented 4×4 vehicles with driver/tour guide
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