Trip reference number: 5171

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Bears In The Carpathian Mountains

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Enjoy a long weekend to spot brown bears and other animals in Romania's Piatra Craiului National Park, in the picturesque Carpathian Mountains.

The Carpathian mountains are a 1,500-kilometre-long arc through Central and Eastern Europe, stretching from the Czech Republic to the Iron Gates on the River Danube in Romania, making them Europe's second longest chain (after the Scandinavian Mountains).

Much of the area is covered by unfragmented virgin forest, which provides a perfect habitat for brown bears, wolves, lynx and chamois.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Bucharest & transfer to Vulcan
  2. Day 2: Morning excursion into Piatra Craiului National Park; afternoon trip to watch bears.
  3. Day 3: Morning excursion to Zărnești Gorges; afternoon trip to watch bears.
  4. Day 4: Drive back to Bucharest & fly back to the UK
  • Available*: Apr to Oct: Avoid the very start and end of the season, as hibernation patterns may be affected by unseasonal climatic variation.
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £1,175 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £945 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Nature drive
    • Photography
    • Walking

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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