Transylvania Trail Camp

€590 per person
5 days / 4 nights
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Transylvania trail camp

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Bucegi , Leaota , Piatra Craiului Discover Destinations
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This September things are getting thrilling on the Transylvanian trails! We explore new magical paths in the high mountains, starting from our eco-rural base camps, situated in picturesque villages: Once you are registered you will get detailed instructions and we will set up a Facebook group for all participants where you can ask any question that comes to mind. Everyone who has experienced the camp have fallen in love with the country, the mountains and the welcoming people. Welcome to Dracula’s backyard!
Price includes
  • Accommmodation
  • Airport Transfers
  • Breakfast
  • Current Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
  • Guide(s)
  • Maps
  • Transfers
Price does not include
  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Meals, unless expressly stated
  • Optional activities
Additional Prices
Single supplement: €95 Extra-night in Bucharest (central 3*** hotel): €75

New for this trip we choose to stay in traditional guesthouses, at the foot of the impressive mountains. Tasty fresh food from the villagers gardens and farms will give us strength for 3 days of exquisite mountain running.

Rural Romania will transcend us into a dream realm, hidden from most people for over 100 years. Trails of King’s Stone and Bucegi mountains will delight us with wilderness and spectacular landscapes.

This fall we have prepared slightly longer trails for you to enjoy and take as a perfect training for Kullamannen race.

The trip is for everyone who can move 5-8 hours a day in beautiful mountains. We divide runners into different level groups and you can change groups during the trip if wanted. The speed is adapted to the group and the experience is based primarily on feelings and community.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
Day 1

Transfer to the mountains

Meeting with the guides at the airport, transfer to the mountains (190km, ±4 hours) Technical Meeting: general info, guides presentation, tracks, trail running in a group and equipment tips, weather forecast.
Accommodation in picturesque village Magura, traditional rural guesthouse.

Day 2

Reaching the fabulous limestone ridge

Splitting the group in 2 level categories: Red – medium and Black – hard.
Piatra Craiului mountains for today, are the most spectacular in the whole Carpathians. We will stretch through deep valleys,  we'll take on delightful climbs and we'll reach high stone walls and ridges. Once on top we follow the ridge line and hit La Om Peak 2238m. Pleasant downhill, perfect for a great speed up.
Accommodation in same place as previous night. 

TRAIL Red: 31km, 1700D+, 1800D-
TRAIL Black: 41km, 2200D+, 2300D-
(These are example lengths which can be adapted on weather conditions) 

Day 3

The long mountain traverse

We go est from Piatra Craiului across high mountains all the way to Bucegi. Narrow shaded trails through isolated lands, harsh ascents and soft descents. Starting through thick evergreen forest we slowly reach the mountain plateau where the views are breathtaking.

Accommodation in Bran village, famous for Dracula castle, eco-rural guesthouse.
TRAIL Red: 32km, 1700D+, 1200D-
TRAIL Black: 46km, 2300D+, 1600D-
(These are example lengths which can be adapted on weather conditions) 

Day 4

Outstanding exploration day

North part of Bucegi massif hosts some unbeaten paths of a rare charm. We go explore for finding it. After we do, we set the course on Omu Peak for reaching the maximum height of this camp, 2507m. Back to Bran on runnable magical paths. 
Accommodation in the same guesthouse as previous night.

TRAIL Red: 29km, 1400D+, 1400D-
TRAIL Black: 37km, 1800D+, 1800D-
(These are example lengths which can be adapted on weather conditions) 

Day 5

Transfer to Bucharest

After breakfast, transfer to Bucharest airport or city centre (160km,  ±3.5 hours).
End of the trip.

More about Bucegi Discover Bucegi

Epic runs through canyons, chain segments, alpine plateau 2000m+ and suspended paths awaits the one who engage in discovering the Bucegi trails with us.

More about Leaota

Leaota mountains are neighboring Bucegi to the west. They are vast, wild and mostly covered in grassy lands. Highest point is Leaota Peak 2.133m. Lower above we meet thick forests of coniferous, and even lower dense forests of beech. Lands of shepherds and wild animals, Leaota mountains are not so touristy but very enjoyable for trail running.

More about Piatra Craiului Discover Piatra Craiului

Piatra Craiului, or King's Stone mountains are the most spectacular narrow ridge mountains in the Carpathians. With an impressive 25km long limestone ridge, and the highest summit at 2.238m, Piatra Craiului mountains are called the jewel of the crown of Est-European trail running.

More about this tour

GUIDES                                English speaking local guides guides, high-class trail runners with first aid kit for the entire period of the circuit. At least 1 guide every 6 runners

ACCOMMODATION            Eco-rural guesthouses. 2 nights in Magura village and 2 nights in Bran village. Double or single rooms. Breakfast included.

GROUP SIZE                       Minimum of 12 people

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY      Medium and hard level of trail running

TRANSFERS                       All transfers are by private van or mini-bus

INCLUDED                          The guides, accommodation with breakfast, transfers

NOT INCLUDED                  Insurances, snacks, the optional activities and the personal expenses, meals except breakfast

PAYMENT                              After filling up the registration form you will be redirected to our payment page where you can pay a 300eur refundable deposit to confirm your booking. The link for the payment of the outstanding balance will be sent to your email afterwards, and it is to be paid before August 15th.

If we cancel due to a government decision establishing a national /regional lock down, or traffic restrictions prevent you from attending, the trail camp organizers commits to refund any sum paid for a booking except the bank transfer fees.

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      Transylvania Trail Camp

      €590 per person
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