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Ski touring week in the Făgăraș Mountains in 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.

Mountain RangeCarpathian Mountains
Duration7 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate and Group

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. 

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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

Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles)

Climbing skins

Poles

Goggles

Sunglasses

Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe and shovel)

Backpack

Water bottle

Other gear: Lantern, thermos, skiing clothing, first aid kit


About the guide

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!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2217 each

Group of 2

EUR 1289 each

Group of 3

EUR 980 each

Group of 4

EUR 970 each

Group of 5

EUR 877 each

Group of 6

EUR 774 each

Group of 7

EUR 743 each

Group of 8

EUR 691 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transport during the trip

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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