Piatra Craiului for Everybody

Piatra Craiului Massif was declared as natural reserve in 1938 due to the unique character of the massif, landscape beauty and rare species like Garofita Pietrei Craiului (Dianthus callizonus) – endemic to Piatra Craiului National Park, Edelweiss (Leontopodium) or Sangele voinicului (Nigritella nigra and Nigritella rubra). This easy 7 day trip is meant to help every mountain lover meet the rare beauty of Piatra Craiului National Park and authentic mountain villages from Bran area. Accommodation is provided in chalets and boarding houses.

Day 1
Meet at the airport and transfer to Bran Village.
Accommodation: boarding house, Bran.

Day 2
We start to hike from Bran Village, crossing Magura Hill and visiting an authentic mountain village from Bran area. We descend to Zarnesti Town.
Duration: 5-6 hours
Difficulty: low effort
Accommodation: boarding house, Zarnesti.

Day 3
We hike through the amazing Zarnesti Gorges and up to Curmatura Chalet.
Duration: 4-5 hours
Difficulty: low-medium effort
Accommodation: Curmatura Chalet.

Day 4
From Curmatura Chalet we climb Turnu Peak, hike half of the Northern Ridge to Ascutit Peak and return to Curmatura Chalet.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: medium effort
Accommodation: Curmatura Chalet.

Day 5
Starting from Curmatura Chalet we climb Padina Popii Peak and descend to Plaiu Foii on the other mountainside of Piatra Craiului.
Duration: 6-7 hours hiking
Difficulty: medium effort
Accommodation: boarding house, Plaiu Foii.

Day 6
We start to hike from Plaiu Foii up to Tamasel Hill, which offers one of the best views to the NW mountainside of Piatra Craiului Mountains. We continue to Cerdacul Stanciului, a place where time and nature played with rocks, and return to Plaiu Foii.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Difficulty: low-medium effort
Accommodation: boarding house, Plaiu Foii.

Day 7
Transfer to the airport.

  • group size: 1-10
  • optimal time period: June – 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
  • 550 euro / person (6 person group); final price differs according to group size, please contact us for more details