Transfagarasan Road and Negoiu Peak

Route: Bucharest – Balea Lake (on Transfagarasan road)- Negoiu Peak 2535 m-Bucharest

Allocated time : 4 days

Distance: 562 kilometers with car and 40 km hiking

Availability: recommended June – October

Day 1.We will start early in the morning from your Bucuresti hotel (or airport). We will travel through Pitesti, Curtea de Arges , near Poenari Citadel well known because of Vlad Tepes ( alias Dracula). We will continue along the sinous Arges River Valley on famous Transfagarasan .

After  50 km we’ll reach the glacier lake Balea  at 2040 m .Today we will take a short easy  hike for acclimatization and preparation for next day’s  challenges.

We will  hike from 2040 meters to 2400 meters between a lot of high peaks  surrounding the glacial lake Balea.

Day 2: Today we’ll reach the base camp at 2135 meters altitude.The trail is spectacular with raising adrenalin via ferata passages , we’ll evolve between 2040 meters and  2390 meters. Amazing wild landscapes peaks and valleys. Accommodation at the refuge.

Day 3: Taking just the essentials we will climb on Negoiu Peak 2535 meters  second peak in Romania after Moldoveanu Peak 2545 meters. What make the difference is the way to reach Negoiu.


After we’ll conquer this peak and capture unique images we will return to refuge on other trail and from here we will hike back to Balea Lake. Accommodation we’ll be at a local guesthouse.


Day 4 : We will descent with car on the north side of Transfagarasan, we will take a little hike to show you Balea Waterfall and we;ll return to Bucharest on Olt Gorges, with a short stop at Turnu Monastery.


Number of persons Euro USD
3 persons 350 384
8 persons 220 241


The prices are for one person and are negociable.

Because is a private tour it can be redesigned in accordance with your request.

Note that  Mondays, Tuesdays and on public holidays some of the objectives can be closed, for this reason we must talk and schedule the trip to avoid that.

Feel free to ask everything you want to know about this tour. You will receive the answer and detailed tour description on email.

Tariff includes:

  • transfer from /to airport
  • transport by private car or minivan
  • all transport costs
  • private driver
  • English speaking guide
  • entrance fees for all the objectives mentioned in program
  • two night accommodation within a local guesthouse

Tariff not include:

  • meals other than those mentioned above
  • photo fees

For booking this tour we expect you to pay in advance a deposit worth 35% from the entire amount.

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