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Carpathian Escapes

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Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania
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About Carpathian Escapes
Step off the beaten track and discover a hidden secret of the world, the Eastern Carpathians in Transylvania. We are eager to show you what our region has to offer: breathtaking sights, exciting outdoor adventures and cultural activities. We would like to let you see how people live in the area, how locals experience the nature and how enjoyable life can be in this wonderful remote natural haven.
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Private Brown Bear Watching Tour from Praid

The Carpathians are famously home to wild brown bears, but seeing the majestic creatures up close can be tricky. Take a break from the town and optimize your chances of observing the native species on a private evening tour of the forest region led by a local ranger. Access secluded wildlife-watching spots with ease via 4x4 vehicle, and discover an intimate perspective of rural Romania by dusk.
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3 to 4 hours
from $55.73

Private Brown Bear Watching Experience near Odorheiu Secuiesc

Fully immerse yourself in Romanian wildlife on a private brown bear watching excursion in the Carpathian forests. Follow your private guide to a secluded hide where you’ll enjoy three uninterrupted hours of nature observation to maximize your chances of bear sightings. Listen to entertaining stories about the Communist dictator Ceausescu to pass the time. You can feel secure at all times, as your guide is armed for extreme situations.
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3 to 4 hours
from $55.73

Private Brown Bear Watching Tour 40 km Drive from Sighisoara

Experience the Carpathian wilderness, and see wild brown bears in their natural habitat from the security of one of the many wildlife hides operating in the area. Your guide, an experienced local ranger, will take you with his 4wd car deep into the forests of the Eastern Carpathians, which has one of the largest population concentrations of brown bears in the Carpathian Mountains. Follows an easy to moderate 500m walk from the car to a specially-designed observation hide where you will wait quietly for wildlife. The private experience will last about 4 hours.
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3 to 5 hours
from $55.73

Varghis Gorge Tour with Caving and Optional Cheese Tasting

For something truly different in Transylvania, venture deep into the eastern Carpathian Mountains on an outdoor adventure in the Varghis Canyon. This small-group tour takes you through a winding rocky passage, across wooden bridges, and inside several ancient caves. Rock climbing is also an option for an extra adrenaline boost. Back in civilization, visit a family-run dairy farm to learn about an important local industry and taste gourmet cheeses.
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4 to 6 hours
from $61.92

Full Day 4x4 Tour in the Eastern Carpathians

Discover the natural wonders and remote villages of Romania on an eight-hour 4x4 tour. The itinerary can be completely customized based on your interests.  Your private vehicle allows you to traverse dense forests and mountain roads with ease. Enjoy a leisurely hike up to Ecem Peak with your private guide. Later, drive to quaint villages well off the beaten tourist path to get a glimpse at true Romanian culture.
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6 to 10 hours
from $111.45
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Myles C wrote a review Jul 2020
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My wife and I took an e bike adventure around Saint Anna Lake and surrounding areas. Our guide was Istvan who has supreme knowledge in every area . . history, geography, nature including all the animals and plants. What a fantastic day. He kindly took photos and videos
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Date of experience: July 2020
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szentkiralyieva wrote a review Jan 2020
Gyor, Hungary2 contributions
A perfect organisation from the beginning till the end. Super friendly and professional guide. If you choose them, you won’t be disappointed. Absolutely recommended! You can choose variety of different programs, so I’m sure, that you will find, what you are looking for.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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email965 wrote a review Sep 2019
The Netherlands1 contribution
I had a wonderful time during the Carpathian Nomad Tour. Korchi and his crew most friendly. nice horses, beautiful scenery. Lovely to be outside and back to nature with basic facilities. Camping in the wild, warming by the campfire, the food, I loved every part of it and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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jacweggen wrote a review Sep 2019
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We booked the Nomadic Mountain Trail Hasmas Wilderness Romania via FARandRide. It was the best trail we ever made, we felt being part of the family. The service from Far and Ride including our guide Istvan was super.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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wendyb0wman wrote a review Sep 2019
Dunedin, New Zealand1 contribution
Watching bears where there was no guarantee of seeing any, this tour turning out perfectly. Bears seen in the wild, dream come true.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Eniko D, Manager at Carpathian Escapes
Responded Oct 14, 2019
Dear Wendy, We are really glad you managed to spot bears in the wild on your birthday. As in case of all wildlife tours, we cannot guarantee the success of spotting wild animals, but the chances were above 80% on our tours this season. Wish you all the best and you are welcome back in Transylvania anytime in the future. Best wishes, Eniko
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