Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Adventure / Active
Kid Friendly: No. Suitable only for those with a very good physical condition
Equipment: Mountain tent, sleeping bag, waterproof boots, isolier, rucksack, aluminium flask, rain cloak, thick clothes, very good physical condition
Maximum travelers: 10
English (fluent), French (conversational), German (advanced), Romanian (fluent)
9 days Retezat Mountains trekking tour
Retezat Mountains, natural rezervation park since 1931 is something different among the Romanian Mountains. Possessing typical glacial relief, with valleys, lakes and glacial domes, but also many gorges, caves and cliffs. Retezat mountains amazes the visitors with his beatiful 80 lakes, among them the largest Bucura Lake and the deepest Zanoaga lake.
FIRST DAY:Start point from Sibiu - Deva - Lacul Gura Apei
SECOND DAY:Gura Apei Lake -Pelegii meadow (stay overnight in tent) . Trip time:around 6 hours
Pelegii Meadow - Bucura Lake (stay overnight in tent ).
FOURTH DAY : Bucura Lake - Judele Peak - Lacul Zanoaga and retour. Overnight in the same place
FIFTH DAY : Bucura Lake - Chalet Gentiana - Chalet Pietrele. Travel time around 4 ore. Level difference : around 600m. Altitudes. Balea Lake 2041 m - Chalet Gentiana 1670 m. Travel Distance : around 15 km. Overnight in tent or chalet Pietrele.
SIXTH DAY: Chalet Pietrele - Lolaia Peak - Peak Retezat - Valley Stinsoara - Chalet Pietrele. Level difference: around 1000 m . Travel time :around 8 hours. Travel distance :around 25 km.
SEVENTH DAY : Chalet Pietrele - Pond among the fire trees - Lake Galesu - Peak Papusa - Peak Peleaga - Lake Bucura - Chalet Gentiana - Chalet Pietrele
EIGTH DAY : day of relax , campfire , party.
NINTH DAY : Descend on Pietrelor Valley - Nucsoara - Ohaba de sub Piatra -Sibiu
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel from Sibiu
End location: Your hotel from Sibiu
Duration: 9 days
Tour guide service english - german speaking guide
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1500 RON - Exchange rate :4.5 RON = 1 Euro
These money are needed for chalet room reservations in case of bad weather, for warm food, for brandy to warm the soul etc
Transport Sibiu Retezat Sibiu
Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
If we are staying in chalet the overnight fare.
Transport Sibiu - Retezat - Sibiu