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Ski touring week in the Făgăraș Mountains in Romania

Ski touring week in the Făgăraș Mountains in Romania | Romania

Join a certified mountain guide from Zaiko Adventures on a week-long ski touring experience to remember in the Făgăraș section of the Carpathians.

Private and Group

Carpathian Mountains

7 Days

Jan - Apr, Dec

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

* Spend an entire week exploring the varied slopes of the Făgăraș Mountains

* Improve your ski technique with the help of an experienced guide

* Immerse yourself in Romanian alpine culture

Description

Come with us to Romania‘s stunning mountains as we go in search of awesome powder. Together with one of our experienced guides, you’ll get explore the best of the Făgăraș Mountains.

The Făgăraș are part of the vast Carpathian Mountains and are the highest peaks in this range. They get great annual snowfall and are a skier’s paradise.

This ski tour experience is aimed at skiers who have at least an intermediate level and who are comfortable going off-piste.

We’ll start by taking a cable car high into the mountains to our accommodation. We’ll base ourselves in a  hut over the following days as we explore the slopes of Parangul peak. After that, we’ll move to another area to discover the Retezat Mountains and finally, we’ll head to the Valley of the Lady and the Valley of Balii.

Along the way, your guide will be able to share their knowledge of these mountains and also help you with your technique.

This is a really awesome way to get off the beaten path and enjoy ski touring somewhere new. Get in touch to sign up today.

For more awesome trips just like this one across Romania, check out our profile.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Transport during the trip


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

On your first day we’ll pick you up at the airport and bring you to Petrosani. We’ll check over the gear then jump on the cable car to our first place of accommodation.

Day 2 to 3: Parangul Mountains

We’ll devote our second and third day to exploring the beautiful Parangul Mountains and get in some great off-piste skiing on pristine snow. At the end of day three we’ll move on to our next accommodation spot in the Retezat peaks.

Day 4: Retezat

Day four will be all about the Retezat Mountains. The Bucura area will provide us with awesome snow and great nature.

Day 5 to 6: Făgăraș

On day 5 we’ll transfer to Făgăraș and ski the fantastic Valley of the Lady and the Valley of Balii. Then on the sixth day we’ll explore the Vaiuga Valley.

Day 7: Departure

We’ll say our goodbyes on the last day and leave you back at the airport.

 

Equipment you will need to bring

Lantern, thermos, skiing clothing, first aid kit


About the guide

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Cosmin

5.00

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Tour Operator

We are a mountain guide agency focused on guiding across the wonderful trails of Romania. In Zaiko Adventures, we love helping our participants to discover the natural beauty of this country in especially designed programs.

From camping trips for children and families to mountain lessons, hikes and guided tours, we offer a wide variety of programs with all kinds of activities. Naturally, all of them will be under the supervision of the certified mountain guides in our team.

If you follow us on our adventures, you will be able to climb the mountains of Romania and contemplate landscapes that you have rarely seen. Or, if you prefer, you can get away from the crowds and relax in a peaceful natural environment. Choose the most suitable program for you from our selection below!

Languages

English

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What people are saying about Cosmin

David

5.00

Thanks Lucian for an amazing trip in the Făgăraș mountains, he was very skilled and flexible with regards to shifting conditions. Although we did not reach the peak due to bad weather, he made up a new route and I got the full 2 days regardless. Would strongly recommend to people with a little bit of hiking/climbing experience at least. Bring warm clothes, gloves and headwear!

kate

5.00

I had an incredible hike with Lucian and can't recommend this company enough! Brilliant communication and very accomodating. Lucian was an incredible mountain guide who was super flexible, kind, funny and it was like hiking with a friend. He knows so much about the mountains and the trails. It really was one of the best hikes I've done! Thanks again

Morgan

5.00

Great trip !!

Asha

5.00

Mark Elod was our guide. He is very good, very knowledgeable and understanding. We thoroughly enjoyed the hike! Thanks! Ravi and Asha


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