Trek deep into the heart of the Piatra Craiului National Park, hiking through some of the most impressive scenery in the Carpathian Mountains as you pass gorges, waterfalls and hidden caves. One such cave is the mysterious Bat Cave, a deep and ghostly cavern populated by vast bat colonies. Continue your trek into the forest to take up position in a mountain hide, ready for the wild bears who begin to emerge as daylight starts to fade. From your secret hideaway, you can silently observe these majestic and intriguing animals as they begin their search for food. This mesmerising experience provides a unique way to see these wild bears up close whilst in complete safety.
Filled with awe and wonder from this enchanting experience, you will be transported into a mythical world as you enter Bran Castle – the home of Dracula. After a private tour of Dracula’s home, you will culminate in an exclusive 5-course dinner, alongside wine pairings from the castle’s sommelier, in the Music Saloon of Queen Mary of Romania.
Explore the history of Transylvania, a vast region of well-preserved churches, guild towers, medieval castles and Saxon villages. Visit the Black Church in Brasoc’s Old Town, a gothic architectural masterpiece, as well as, host to Romanian artefacts and cultural treasures.
Continue your journey back in time, travelling on horseback through rural Transylvania. Riding through the endless wilderness of Romania you will travel through rolling hills, uninterrupted meadows, dense forests and fascinating medieval villages. Visit quaint villages where you will be welcomed with warm hospitality and inundated with local food, traditional music and ancient stories. Stay the night in a restored traditional guest house against the idyllic backdrop of secluded hilltops.