Bucegi and Ciucas for Everybody

Bucegi Massif situated in Bucegi Natural Park is the most popular mountain area in Romania. The amazing scenery it offers and the easy way to get there bring many visitors. Ciucas Massif is less popular but also very beautiful.

Both mountains have the same geological structure that creates wind carved sculptures in natural rock. This easy 7 day trip is meant to help every mountain lover meet the beauty of Bucegi Natural Park and Ciucas Massif with their spectacular rock formations.
Accommodation is provided in chalets and boarding houses.

Day 1
Meet at the airport and transfer to Busteni Town.
Accommodation: boarding house, Busteni.

Day 2
From Busteni we take the cable car up to Babele Chalet to see the Sphinx and Babele rock formations. We start an easy hike up to Costila Peak and Omu Peak 2505m, one of the highest in Romania, and descend to Padina Chalet. Here we can see a nice monastery built in a cave.
Duration: 5-6 hours
Difficulty: low-medium effort
Accommodation: Padina Chalet.

Day 3
Starting from Padina we hike up to Strunga Saddle and descend slowly to Bran Village on a trail with glorious view over Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: medium effort
Accommodation: boarding house, Bran.

Day 4
This day we hike up Magura Hill, see an authentic mountain village from Bran area and descend back to Bran. After the hike we will visit Bran Castle.
Duration: 4-5 hours
Difficulty: low effort
Accommodation: boarding house, Bran.

Day 5
Transfer to Ciucas Massif. This day we hike up to Ciucas Peak 1954m and see many spectacular rock formations. We finish the hike descending to Red Mountain Chalet.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: medium effort
Accommodation: Red Mountain Chalet.

Day 6
Starting from Red Mountain Chalet we hike up to Zaganu Ridge, continue along the ridge and return to Red Mountain Chalet. Transfer to Brasov.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: medium effort
Accommodation: boarding house, Brasov.

Day 7
Transfer to the airport.

  • group size: 1-14
  • optimal period: May – October
  • all meals included
  • all transfers by private car/bus, depending on group size
  • English speaking, certified mountain guide as a companion
  • all our tours can be customized upon request
  • 700 euro / person (6 person group); final price differs according to group size, please contact us for more details