Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

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Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

8 Days Starting and ending in Magura

Visiting:

Măgura

,

Transylvania

,

Peștera

,

Măguricea

,

Piatra Craiului Mountains

,

Bucegi Mountains

,

Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti

,

Vulcan

,

Brașov

,

Bran Castle

,

Dracula House

Tour operator:

Exodus

Physical rating:

Moderate

Special diets catered:

Please inform Exodus of specific dietary requirements

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

CVE

Group size:

4 - 16

Age range:

16 to 99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$1980

$1886 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

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Tour Overview

Transylvania - the name alone conjures up images of craggy mountains, gothic castles, horse-drawn carts and forests filled with hibernating bears. The reality is not that far off. Crisp winters add an extra dimension to this small corner of Europe as snow blankets the pastures, farmsteads and woodlands. Spend a week exploring this region, hiking or snowshoeing to small villages, into gorges, through valleys and up mountains as we also take time to visit a local bear sanctuary and of course one of the most famous castles in the world, Bran Castle, the fictional home of the infamous Dracula. From our comfortable guesthouse in the small village of Magura, we head out to uncover the region’s treasures on foot. Snow conditions will dictate whether we hike or snowshoe but, either way, we get into the wilderness. Along the way we meet locals who still live a traditional lifestyle, learn about the region’s rich folklore and history, enjoy the mountain scenery and, with a bit of luck, see traces of the local wildlife including wolf or bear paw prints in the snow.

Highlights

  • The serene beauty of the Carpathian Mountains in winter

  • Walking through the Prapastiile Zarnestilor Canyon, formed during the Jurassic Period.

  • Looking for wolf and bear tracks in the snow

  • Visiting Bran Castle, Dracula's home

  • Warm hospitality of the local people

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Start Magura, Transylvania.
Location:

  Măgura, Transylvania


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Dinner


For land only clients the trip starts this afternoon in the village of Magura
at about 1040m, within the boundaries of the Piatra Craiului National Park in
Tranyslvania.

However, we strongly recommend that land only clients meet the group transfer
at Bucharest Airport when the group flight arrives due to the guesthouse
being located 165km away. Upon the group flight arrival in Bucharest, clients
booked onto the group flight or group flight transfers will be transferred to
our comfortable guesthouse, approximately 3.5hrs drive away. Dinner on
arrival will consist of a cheese and continental meat platter with bread. 

Our hosts at our guesthouse, the Villa Hermani, are very hospitable and enjoy
stopping to chat over a glass of local plum brandy.
*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 2 : Walk to a local bat cave and the village of Pestera.
Location:

  Peștera


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Heading out on foot again, our first destination today is a local cave which
is a hibernation roost for a number of bats including lesser and greater
horseshoe bats. Remember to bring a torch with you for the cave visit.
We then continue on our way to the nearby village of Pestera (which
translates as ‘the cave’) witnessing the winter rural life of these
mountain communities.
After lunch at a local pub we return to Magura.
*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 3 : Explore Kalibash villages.
Location:

  Măgura, Măguricea


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Magura is one of a number of villages known as the Kalibash villages. The
Kalibash once fled Walachia to this remote area which, at the time, was under
Austro-Hungarian rule. Here houses stretch along hilltops like pearls on a
string.
Starting right at our guesthouse we hike up to Dealul Magurice (1300m) where
we may spot wolf, lynx and bear prints in the snow in the forest. Later, as
we make our way back to Magura, we stop by a local farm to share a hot
‘tuica’ (home-made plum brandy) with the farmer.
*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 4 : Snowshoe or walk between Piatra Craiului and Bucegi mountain.
Location:

  Piatra Craiului Mountains, Bucegi Mountains


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


This morning we walk up to a high plateau between Piatra Craiului and Bucegi
mountain. In winter time this plateau is completely uninhabited, everything
is still and a quiet serenity permeates the air giving a sense of truly being
in a remote and special area.
In the afternoon you will return to the guesthouse.

*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 5 : Visit Libearty bear sanctuary, the village of Vulcan and Brasov.
Location:

  Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Vulcan, Brașov


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Driving down into the valley we make our way to Europe’s largest rescue
facility for brown bears: Libearty. Founded in 2005, the rescue centre is
home to nearly 100 bears, most of whom suffered over many years in captivity
as dancing bears or in circuses. The walk around the bear sanctuary will last
approximately one hour. 
We drive on to the village of Vulcan, which derives its name from the
Slavonic word ‘Valc’ meaning wolf. This region is closely related to the
history of Transylvanian Saxons who immigrated here 800 years ago from the
Rhine-Moselle valleys. They built fortified churches, some of which have been
designated UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Upon arrival in Vulcan we are greeted by warm coffee and traditional cake in
the yard of the fortified church.
From Vulcan we drive to Brasov and do a tour around town. We get some free
time to explore the town. We will then take our evening meal in a traditional
Romanian restaurant and later we return to Magura by minibus.
*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 6 : Walk to Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's castle.
Location:

  Bran Castle, Dracula House


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today we hike from tranquil Magura towards busy Bran where we visit Bran
Castle. It’s easy to see why Bram Stoker picked this castle to be the
residence of the infamous vampire, Count Dracula. The character himself was
based on Vlad Tepes, AKA Vlad the Impaler, Duke of Walachia and a brutal
tyrant. Though Vlad himself never went to Bran, Bram Stoker saw an image of
the castle and thought it the perfect setting for his dark tale.
After visiting the castle we stop by Dracula’s market where we can pick up
some vampire-inspired souvenirs. Later we will be picked up by the minibus
and return to Magura.
*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 7 : Snowshoe through Zarnesti Canyon to Piatra Craiului Mountains.
Location:

  Piatra Craiului Mountains


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Villa Hermani


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


This morning we walk through a spectacular canyon, a gorge formed during the
Jurassic Period. We continue towards Curmatura Cabin just beneath the rocks
of Piatra Craiului Mountain. The cabin is open year-round and we can relax
here before going back to our guesthouse.

Altitude gain:  We first walk down to the gorge 200m, then hike up 700m to
Cabana Curmatura, walk down again 700m and hike up to Magura 200m.

*Villa Hermani*

icon Day 8 : End Magura, Transylvania.
Location:

  Măgura, Transylvania


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


End Magura, Transylvania.

Clients booked on the group flight or group flight transfers will be
transferred (3.5 hours) back to Bucharest Airport in time for the group
flight departure.

What's Included

  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners

  • Transfers for group flights

  • Snowshoes and poles provided  

  • All accommodation

What's Not Included

  • Single supplement

  • Travel insurance

  • Visas & vaccinations

Food

All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners are included during our stay. Meals are a mixture of local produce and Romanian/Transylvanian specialties. Breakfasts usually consist of a small buffet including an egg dish, cold cuts, cheeses, boiled eggs, vegetables, spreads, bread, yoghurt, cereals, jam, juice, herbal teas and coffee. Lunches included on this trip will include the following -a picnic lunch provided by a local farmer on one day, traditional soups,  and self-made sandwiches that you can choose your own fillings from the buffet in the mornings. Each evening there is a choice of a meat dish or vegetarian option. If you are vegetarian or have special dietary requirements please let us know at the time of booking. One night we will have dinner in a traditional Romanian restaurant in Brasov, this meal is not included and you should allow approx. €20 (without drinks) for this.

Accommodation

We spend seven nights in the comfortable private guesthouse, Villa Hermani, which has twin and single rooms. Villa Hermani is situated in the remote and beautiful village of Magura at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, within the boundaries of the Piatra Craiului National Park. Our friendly hosts possess a wealth of knowledge on Transylvania, wildlife conservation and serve delicious homemade food. Almost all rooms have private facilities but some do have shared bathrooms. In such cases, however, there are never more than two rooms sharing one bathroom. There is wifi; however, due to the weak internet lines in this remote location and the need to go via satellite which is provided by an external provider, the hosts request guests pay a €5 fee for 750MB which should be enough for a week with checking emails. Single supplements are available on request.

Check out our Q&As

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

16+ age people can go on this tour.

What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

comfortable private guesthouse

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Transfers for group flights

What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

If you wish to make any changes to your booking, particularly if you need to alter any flights booked through us, please let us know as soon as possible. There is a booking or flight amendment fee of £40 per change and flight amendments often incur extra airline costs depending on the changes to be made and if the ticket has been issued or not.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Exodus has been trading since 1974

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    Your final joining instructions and flight details, if booked with us, will then be sent out 2 to 3 weeks before departure. If you would like a hard copy posted, or if you require these any earlier, please contact the customer operations team. We advise that if you are booking connecting travel before receiving these, please ensure you leave plenty of time.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Travellers are welcome to opt to share a room with a tour member of the same gender for no additional charge. If you'd like your own room, we can request a single supplement so that you will have your own room throughout.

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    You are welcome to meet the group after the tour has departed however there is no reduction in rate for joining a tour after the departure date.

Reviews

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Snowshoeing in Transylvania

This was my first snowshoeing holiday and despite being a bit apprehensive beforehand I absolutely loved it. Everything combined to make it a fantastic holiday - a get away location ....more

This was my first snowshoeing holiday and despite being a bit apprehensive beforehand I absolutely loved it.

Everything combined to make it a fantastic holiday - a get away location in the middle of the national park, a very homely hotel with superb food and hospitality, stunning scenery on each walk and a very interesting daytrip to some of the local places of interest.

Add to that a really friendly group of fellow travellers and it truly was a week to remember.

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Snowshoeing in Transylvania

This trip provides a varied programme of walking/snowshoeing in beautiful scenery, with visits to a bat cave, a bear sanctuary, Bran Castle, a fortified church and the medieval town of ....more

This trip provides a varied programme of walking/snowshoeing in beautiful scenery, with visits to a bat cave, a bear sanctuary, Bran Castle, a fortified church and the medieval town of Brasov.

Physically, two of the longer days were quite demanding, so a reasonable level of fitness is required.

We stayed in a very comfortable and remote guesthouse in the mountains; the food was excellent and plentiful, special diets were accommodated and our hosts were friendly and spoke excellent English.

We were part of a very sociable and well-travelled group, and came back with plenty of ideas for other trips.

Romania has a fascinating if troubled history and our guide, Holger, was very knowledgeable and provided a good insight into both ancient and more recent periods.

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Winter Wanderings

We had never snowshoed before so were a bit apprehensive before the trip, but our nerves quickly dissolved when we arrived. Villa Hermani was excellent, with a strong focus on ....more

We had never snowshoed before so were a bit apprehensive before the trip, but our nerves quickly dissolved when we arrived.

Villa Hermani was excellent, with a strong focus on good quality local dishes and a wholesome experience.

The owners Hermann and Katharina are very hospitable and welcoming.

We had loads of fresh snow so the conditions for this snowshoeing trip couldn’t have been better.

The trip was more tiring than regular hiking, though still was very enjoyable, and the mountain scenery was stunning.

Snowshoes and poles are provided; you just need to take a day pack for extra layers, yak traks, lunch, snacks and a thermos of herbal tea.

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Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

Definitely a moderate trip ( in winter ) . Some challenges with packed ice / deep snow so a reasonable level of fitness would be helpful.

Definitely a moderate trip ( in winter ) .

Some challenges with packed ice / deep snow so a reasonable level of fitness would be helpful.


Snowshoeing Transylvania

I thought this was generally an excellent holiday. I loved Transylvania, the countryside, and mountain views and being able to walk and snowshoe in such a beautiful area. The hotel ....more

I thought this was generally an excellent holiday.

I loved Transylvania, the countryside, and mountain views and being able to walk and snowshoe in such a beautiful area.

The hotel was excellent and Katharina was a very generous and involved hostess.

The food was always wonderful.

We were also lucky to have such a friendly and happy group.

Everyone got on well and there was no-one left out and no awkward moments.

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Stunningly beautiful

From start to finish the trip was great. Overnighted at a hotel just outside Heathrow. British Airways flight from Terminal 5 couldn't have been better. BA really efficient ....more

From start to finish the trip was great.

Overnighted at a hotel just outside Heathrow.

British Airways flight from Terminal 5 couldn't have been better.

BA really efficient and comfortable; Terminal 5 speedy, efficient and without hassle.

Thomas, the group leader met us in Bucharest airport and the first clue about what was to come came when he announced we transfer from the mini coach to two 4x4 minibuses to ascend to the hotel.

Katharine, the owner/manager of the hotel was superb.

All staff were very friendly, serving excellent food and the accommodation was nice and cosily comfortable.

The snowshoeing was lovely, we were blessed with good weather and in the first part of the week temperatures of about -10C/-15C which meant light fluffy snow.

The walking was at times quite demanding and having undertaken the Finland trip previously (moderate) I felt Transylvania was a good moderate.

I'd never visited Romania before nor the Carpathian mountains.

Romania was unspoiled, "untouristy" and the mountains were beautiful.

I'd happily return to the area in the Spring or Autumn to see another season.

There were some serious climbers in our group, a number of whom were eager to come back and "do" some of the peaks/ridges.

The whole group, which had quite an age range, got on well together with no awkward moments.

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A great intro to snow-shoeing in a really beautiful place

A great intro to snow-shoeing in a really beautiful place, with 'warm up days' to learn how to do it.

A great intro to snow-shoeing in a really beautiful place, with 'warm up days' to learn how to do it.


A very fine and scenic trip!

A good week in the foothills of the Carpathians. The hotel, the Vila Hermani, was excellent. Even included 3 friendly hounds, one or two of which followed us most days ....more

A good week in the foothills of the Carpathians.

The hotel, the Vila Hermani, was excellent.

Even included 3 friendly hounds, one or two of which followed us most days as "free agents.

" Not the most challenging snowshoe trip I've been on, it'd be good for a newcomer to the sport.

Wonderful scenery, good snow, very remote + unspoiled territory.

Our guide, Thomas, really knew every path on the mountain! less....


A great week, despite very little snow.

I'm just back from this trip, and had a great time. The trip was full, with 16 people, and everyone was lovely. Villa Hermani is a great small ....more

I'm just back from this trip, and had a great time.

The trip was full, with 16 people, and everyone was lovely.

Villa Hermani is a great small hotel, and the food is excellent.

Katharine and Herman are lovely hosts, and their Romanian cook is excellent.

Our walk leader was Leo, their son, and he was good fun and a very capable guide.

He had to make some difficult decisions because of the dodgy and changeable weather, and the varying abilities in the group,which he handled very well.

It was great to have Rares (Alex) along as a second guide, and we really needed him at times.

Magura - like most of Europe - has had a strange winter, so there was only a dusting of snow when we arrived.

But, with that and a couple of further dumps of snow during the week, we managed 2 walks with snowshoes and 1 with yaktrax, as well as ordinary walking in hiking boots.

I liked the mix of walking and cultural visits - bears, Saxon history, Bran Castle.

And I stayed for 2 days in Bucharest at the end to see a bit more of Romania.

It was so different it seemed like a totally different country! less....


TRANSYLVANIA WINTER WALK & SNOWSHOE

Wonderful snowy scenery in the forests. Expert guide (Thomas Oyntzen) with great historical knowledge of the area. Great historical buildings built to resist invasion from the Turkish empire. Very pretty ....more

Wonderful snowy scenery in the forests.

Expert guide (Thomas Oyntzen) with great historical knowledge of the area.

Great historical buildings built to resist invasion from the Turkish empire.

Very pretty mountain farming villages built on very steep grazing land, which is very hard to farm.

Great wildlife to view.

Very comfortable hotel with lovely food.

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Transylvania Winter Walk & Snowshoe

8 Days Starting and ending in Magura

Visiting:

Măgura

,

Transylvania

,

Peștera

,

Măguricea

,

Piatra Craiului Mountains

,

Bucegi Mountains

,

Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti

,

Vulcan

,

Brașov

,

Bran Castle

,

Dracula House

Tour operator:

Exodus

Physical rating:

Moderate

Special diets catered:

Please inform Exodus of specific dietary requirements

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

CVE

Group size:

4 - 16

Age range:

16 to 99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$1980

$1886 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

tourhub discount: $94

See local operators tour description
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  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Valldemossa

Spain

Favourite time of year to visit Valldemossa

"The best time to visit this place is from October - April, whilwhene there are much fewer people and the temperature is so mild. During the summer it can be extremely crowded and hot!"

What do you love most about Valldemossa?

"The little streets with the green plants are so cute and the views are just perfect from every corner!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"▫️Try the coco de patata ▪️Wander around the pretty streets ▫️Visit the Chopin museum ▪️Visit the Carthusian Monastery ▫️Relax at Jardin Rei Joan Carles garden "

@biankadventures's Top Tips

"You can combine this beautiful village with a visit to Deià, Soller and Fornatlux!"

Must pack items for Valldemossa

"Bring comfortable shoes as you will walk a lot. Also bring water, during the summer bring sunscreen and a hat to avoid the heat! "

About Our

  • Traveller
  • Countries Visited:

    27 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    New York

  • Dream Destination:

    Peru

  • About them:
  • I am a huge travel addict who has a regular 9-5 job and outside of this try to explore the world, search for unique places and hidden gems! I hope my tips and photos can be an inspiration for you!

Puerto Varas

Chile

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Puerto Varas is an adventure hotspot in the Chilean Lakes District. Watch for wildlife as you go whitewater rafting on the Petrohue river, hike the national park, or check out nearby waterfalls."

About Our

  • Wanderer
  • Countries Visited:

    40 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Tanzania

  • Dream Destination:

    Switzerland

  • About them:
  • Born in Puerto Rico, I am a former journalist who has lived and worked in 9 cities, 5 states, 2 countries, and countless other places while wandering the globe. Currently on a family gap year.

Lo de Marcos

Mexico

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"In the centre of town is a vibrant plaza, with a huge mural & sign which are great for photo ops! "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"The river walk provides excellent views of flora & fauna, wildlife, the jungle & Sierra Madre Mountain range in the distance."

Must pack items for Lo de Marcos

"Sunscreen, sunhat, bug spray, reusable water bottle, pesos (most small shops don't have credit card machines), and camera!"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"Stunning ocean views, glorious sunsets with rich colourful hues, lots of nature to explore & wildlife to observe."

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect "quiet & authentic little beach town" paradise that remains unspoiled and as close to a sleepy Mexican beach town as you can get 🇲🇽"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect location for a get away with friends, your family or a quiet getaway with your special someone 💖"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Look out for surprise visits from whales if you're visiting in late November or early December as they are migrating. You never know when they'll show up! 🐳 there are lots of dolphins in the area as well🐬"

What are the best foods & restaurants in the area?

"Fresh fruit, fish & tacos are all delicious! My favourite restaurants are: Water Man Cafe, Restaurant Olivia (on the beach), Jardin Serejn, Lo de Cafe & Oscars restaurant bar. "

What are the best drinks?

"Best drinks: peach iced tea at Olivia's, piña colada at Jardin Serejn & sangria at Oscar's Restaurant and bar."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Sayulita

Mexico

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"To snag a pic of "Slap Street" by yourself, plan to come early before shops open or later after closing."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the "Hippie Market" to hunt for the Iguana tree & check out beautiful locally made souvenirs."

Favourite time of year to visit Sayulita

"Late November or early December, right between the holidays for fewer crowds & perfect weather!"

What do you love most about Sayulita?

"Sayulita is the quintessential beach town along the Riviera Nayarit, it provides the perfect combination of an authentic Mexican beach town with beautiful views, upscale shops, restaurants & the beach."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Albania

What do you love most about Albania?

"The beaches! The Albanian Riviera has some of the best beaches in Europe!"

Where to visit on the coast?

"We recommend having Himare & Ksamil as bases to explore the surrounding beaches and inland towns."

Must pack items for Albania

"Sunscreen.. you'll spend a lot of time on these beautiful beaches!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Do not miss the cute inland town of Gjirokaster! A must when visiting the region!"

About Our

  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    38 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Polignano A Mare

  • Dream Destination:

    Malta

  • About them:
  • 2 Cups of Travel is a travel and adventure blog curated by Ky and Tess, Australian-based travel enthusiasts. We both love exploring smaller towns, hidden gems and underrated finds!