Day Trip to Transfagarasan Highway
When you gonna return home from the journey to Romania, this road will be the most representative memory about our country.
How can you not admire the Transfagarasan road, when it's considered the most spectacular alpine road from Europe? Or how Jeremy Clarkson, from the Top Gear tv show, said: "maybe this road is the best road in the world", endless intoxicating turns, marvelous waterfalls, scarry ravines, steep rocky walls that seem to crumble over you.
If you are faint of heart do not choose this tour. It's pure adrenaline at 2034 m altitude, where he lives Carpathian bear, the black goats, lynx, eagles and all the fauna of Central and Eastern Europe.
With a bit of luck, you may see shepherds with their flocks of sheeps, guarded by beautiful mioritic shepherd dog. You will be excited by the Balea glacial lake, the Balea waterfall, the Vidraru dam, majestic, magnificent with his whole 164m, or the Vidraru lake, with a length of 23 km, a monumental accomplishment of the communism regim.
The wild fauna of the Fagaras mountains, the rainbow trout, the drop of pure water, the magnificent nature will provide you a memory to remember.
Transfagarasan road, was built between 1970 - 1974 and they say that was made with a great deal of human and material expenses, by the romanian army and initially was a strategical military road.
Departure and return: Brasov
You can also create your own itinerary for a customized trip.
1 - 2 person - 150 euro/group
3 - 6 person - 60 euro/person
+6 person - 50 euro/person
10-20 persons and larger groups - negociable
Availability: 01. May - 01. Nov
Transport with modern car/minivan
English speaking tour guide
Entrance fees at the museums