In order for travelers to have easy access to hidden gems and traditions of Transylvania, every Saturday in May there will be a different day tour going from Transylvania Hostel. All tours can be booked directly at our reception.
2nd of May 2015: Scarisoara – Bear cave
Explore the Transylvanian Underworld, we invite you on a journey to the Apuseni Natural Reseve, to visit two of Europe’s most spectacular caves: Scarisoara (a unique underground glacier that is 3000 years old) and Pestera Ursilor (with spectacular cave-bear bones)
transportation in modern van, English speaking guide, lunch at a locals house including local drink, all entrance fees and welcome drinks.
Cost 194 lei ≈ 43euro
9th of May 2015: Wine & History in Northern Transylvania
Discover one of Transylvania’s unknown corners,
a region full of history and home to many cultures.
We will visit the historic city of Bistrita, the exciting medieval fortified church in Herina.
We will also be spoiled in one of the best vineyards of Transylvania “Liliac”(the Bat).
transportation in modern van, English speaking guide, wine tasting and lunch, all entrance fees and welcome drinks.
Cost 194 lei ≈ 43euro
16th of May 2015: Flavors and Sounds of Transylvania:
Discover the Transylvanian rural scenery in Rasinari, one of the country’s most traditional villages and taste the famous local cheese, along with other traditional products. In the afternoon we will visit Alba Iulia, one of the ancient and medieval capitals of the region.
Price includes transportation in modern van, English speaking guide, cheese tasting, lunch with local products and folklore, entrance fees and welcome drinks.
Cost 212 lei ≈ 47euro
23rd of May 2015: Hiking in the Carpathian Mountains:
We invite you on a day trip to some of Romania’s most spectacular sceneries; from “Muntele Mare” Peak, through picturesque mountain villages and alongside breathtaking views, all the way to Scarita Belioara National Park. At noon we will enjoy a delicious picnic with local products.
Price includes transportation in modern van, English speaking mountain guide, picnic with local products, entrance fees and welcome drinks.
Cost 135 lei ≈ 30euro
31st of May 2015: Mocanita Brunch
Take a ride through the wild Carpatian forests on Europe’s last historic industrial railway, Mocanita. We will also enjoy a mouthwatering “Maramures Brunch.” In the afternoon, we will also get the chance to visit the superb wooden church of Bogdan Voda, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Price includes transportation in modern van, English speaking guide, ride with Mocanita and Maramures Brunch with local specialties, entrance fees and welcome drinks.
Cost 225 lei ≈ 50 euro