Retezat Mountains

Tour Number

Activity Level

116154


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Suitable only for those with a very good physical condition

Friendly: No.
Equipment: Mountain tent, sleeping bag, waterproof boots, isolier, rucksack, aluminium flask, rain cloak, thick clothes, very good physical condition

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

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.

Itinerary

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

Transportation

by bus:

What’s Included

Other: Tour guide service english - german speaking guide
Camping;

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

What’s Extra

Other: Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
Food;
If we are staying in chalet the overnight fare.
Transport Sibiu - Retezat - Sibiu

Private tour guide Arin

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