Day Trip & Bear Watching in the Land of Volcanoes

Day Trips & Excursions in Braşov

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Spend an entire day full of adventures right in the heart of the Land of Volcanoes, situated just 70 kilometers from Brasov. You will be taken by car or minivan (for groups of more than 4 people please contact us) to the only volcanic lake in Romania, visit a mysterious swamp where carnivorous plants live and take a stroll through the forest to the biggest natural gas bath in Europe - the Puturosu Cave (The Smelly Cave). End the day with a thrilling bear watching experience that you will surely remember - don't forget to take your camera with you! In the evening you will be driven back to Brasov.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: NeoTour Brasov, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvaniawe meet for the start of our tour at our office in the very centre of the city or we can pick you from the hotel/guesthouse.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Mohos Peat-Bog, Baile Tusnad, Harghita County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaSfanta Ana lake the only volcanic crater lake in Romania, formed around 8.800 - 9.800 years ago. You will discover its beauty in a 30-minute easy walk around the 220,000 m² area. You will also visit the Mohos Peat Bog (open from spring to mid autumn), where you have the chance to see hallucinogenic and carnivorous plants and a volcanic landscape. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mohos Peat-Bog, Baile Tusnad, Harghita County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaAfter a short transfer by car, you will go on a 30 minutes hike up to the Puturosu Cave (The Smelly Cave), the biggest natural gas bath in Europe. Back at the car you can have lunch in a nearby restaurant (lunch not included) and enjoy the wonderful scenery. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: TușnadThe highlight of the trip comes in the afternoon, when you will go deep in the forest with an experienced ranger and see the Carpathian brown bears in their natural habitat. Once arrived in the safe bear hide, taste a shot of palinka (traditional Hungarian spirit) and wait for the bears to come just a few meters in front of you. Because the bear hide is specially built, the bears cannot see you through the windows and you can take amazing photos of themDuration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Transport by private car / air conditioned minivan
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Brasov
  • Entry/Admission - Tușnad

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities