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Piatra Craiului Mountains

Submitted by arinpernes on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 06:01
The name of the mountain is in fact the name of the wonderful flower "Dianthus callizonus". Some have called it natural fortress of stone, surrounded by green belt of forests and modest but picturesque localities in which true-born Romanian spirit is found everywhere. Crai proud neighbors are Iezer-dolls consist of a high crown and barren peaks, sometimes exceed 2300-2400 m.   FIRST DAY :Start point Oradea , Cluj or Brasov - Bran - We are visiting Dracula's castle(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions).Travel time : 8 hours. The trip is made by bus or train.  SECOND DAY : Bran - Moeciu - The bats cave - Chalet Curmatura (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions) .Travel time :around 6 hours. Level difference :around 800m. Altitudes : Bran 750m. Chalet Curmatura 1470m. Travel distance around 25 km THIRD DAY : Chalet Curmatura  - Peak La Om - Piatra Craiului Ridge -l Grind Shelter - Curmatura Chalet (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel time : around 8 hours. Level difference: around 600 meters. Altitudes : 1470 m, Chalet Curmatura - Peak La Om 2237 m - Grind Shelter 1620m -Chalet Curmatura 1470m. Travel distance : around 20 km. FOURTH DAY : Chalet Curmatura - Chalet Plaiul Foii.(we'll stay overnight in tent or chaletdepending on weather conditions). Travel time 4 hours. Level difference: around 600 meters. Altitudines : Chalet Curmatura 1470m -Chalet Plaiul Foii 850m. Travel distance :around  20 km. FIFTH DAY :Chalet Plaiul Foii - Chalet Garofita Pietrei Craiului. Travel time : around 5 hours. Level difference 300 m.(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel distance : around 20 km. Altitudes: Chalet Plaiul Foii 850m - Chalet Garofita Pietrei Craiului 1085m . SIXTH DAY: Chalet Garofita Pietrei Craiului - Rucar. Travel time around 5 hours. Level difference 300m. (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel distance : around 20 km. Altitudes: Garofita Pietrei Craiului Chalet 1085m ; Rucar 687 m. SEVENTH DAY: Rucar - Cimpulung Moldovenesc - Namaiesti Monastery - Cetatuia Monastery. Travel time around 7  hours.Level difference 300m. (we'll stay overnight in tent or chaletdepending on weather conditions). Travel distance : around 40 km. The trip is made by bus. EIGTH DAY:Cetatuia Monastery - Corbii de Piatra Monastery - Brasov  Travel time around 5 hours. Level difference 300m. The trip is made by foot and by bus.
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MOUNTAINS GIUMALAU - RARAU

Submitted by arinpernes on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 05:58
A trip in Rarau Mountains offers the traveller marvelous landscapes where the pine trees and spruces bring with them the charm of the North. Here, at dawn, the traveler has the opportunity to hear the symphony of nature, the song of the birds, accompanied by the rustle of pine forests. In the mists of evening, the valleys and wind-torn clouds, including emerging from time to time, silhouettes of Lady Stones, take you into the world of fairy tale. Nights sky with moon and stars, sunrises and sunsets, summer storms and winter blizzards bring in Rarau, each in their own way, mysterious and meditative beauty, all against a landscape that combines shades of gray-white limestone with dark green of coniferous forests and alpine meadows at the open, colorful embroidered with mountain flowers.   FIRST DAY : Staart point Oradea , Cluj or Brasov  - Vatra Dornei (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel time around 8 hours. The road is made by bus or train. SECOND DAY : Vatra Dornei - Chalet Giumalau. (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions).Travel time : around 5 hours. Level difference : around : 800 m. Altitudes :Vatra Dornei 800 m; Chalet Giumalau :1542 m.Travel distance : around 20 km. THIRD DAY : Chalet Giumalau - Peak Giumalau - Rarau (we'll stay overnight in tent or chaletdepending on weather conditions). Travel time : around 4 hours. Level difference: around 400 meters. Altitudes : Peak Giumalau - 1857 m; Rarau-1520 m . Trip distance : around 15 km. FOURTH DAY :Rarau - The cave of the bats - Rarau Hermitage -The Lady Stones(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel time around 6 hours. Level differnce : around 500 meters. Altitudes : 1634 m - Lady Stones; Rarau Hermitage - 1103 m. Travel distance : around 20 km. FIFTH DAY : Rarau - The mill of the Devil - Cimpulung Moldovenesc .(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel time around 6 hours. Level difference 1000 m.(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions).Travel distance : around 20 km. Altitudes :Rarau-1520 m - Campulung Moldovenesc 630 m. SIXTH DAY : We are visiting the wood monasteries from Maramures : Rogoz, Ieud, Barsana, Desesti , Surdesti, the merry cemeterry from Sapinta (we'll stay overnight in tent or chaletdepending on weather conditions). La route est faite en l'autobus. SEVENTH DAY: Sapinta - Cluj , Brasov ou Oradea.La route est faite en l'autobus ou train.
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Danube Delta

Submitted by arinpernes on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 05:53
Danube Delta is a wonderful realm, unique in Europe. A trip to its heart leaves the turist a lasting impression because of its beauty and uniqueness of the landscapes. White waterlilies floating on on the river, a lot of birds flying in the visitor proximity, places where salt water from the Black Sea intermingles with the Danube sweet water in a landscape of forgetfulness that eye and video cameras retain it in its splendor.   FIRST DAY :Start point Tulcea town - Murighiol. Travel time around 5 hours.  SECOND DAY : Murighiol - Dunarea Veche - Uzlina - Channel Uzlina - Lake Uzlina - Lake Isac - Channel Panaiotova - Channel Perevolovca - Lake Taranova. Travel time : around 5 hours.  THIRD DAY : Uzlina - Hostel Cormoran - Channel Perevolovca - Lake Taranova - Lake Erenciuc - Ivancea. Travel time : around 6 hours. FOURTH DAY : Ivancea - Village Sfintu Gheorghe - Isles Sacalin - Black Sea beach - Village Sfintu Gheorghe. Travel time around 7 hours.  FIFTH DAY : Sfintu Gheorghe village - Channel Tataru - Lake Rosu - Lake Rosulet - Girla Imputita - Channel Busurca - Sulina - Mila 8. Travel time around 8 hours . SIXTH DAY: Mila 8 - Letea Forest - Crisan - Bogdaproste Lake - Lake Trei Iezere - Channel Eracle - Mila 23. Travel time 8 hours. SEVENTH DAY: Mila 23 - Lake Ligheanca - Lake Vacaru - Lake Baclanestiul Mare - Lake Vacaru - Lake Nebunu - Channel 36 - Tulcea. Travel time around 8 hours.
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