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Enjoy 3 days in the Fagaras Mountains


It is said that the Sambata Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Fagaras Mountains! In order to convince yourselves, Transylvania-Guide Sibiu suggests you a trekking tour in this area.

What can we do here?

We shall follow the paths of the valley, admire the wonderful waterfalls along the valley, and visit the famous limestone formation Piatra Caprei, which houses many wild goats.

Along our way we shall visit, hidden among the rocks, the cell of Father Arsene, a famous monk you used to live there, far from the crowded world, for so many years.

During our tour we’ll pass through the area known as Ferestrele Sâmbetei: Fereastra Mare and Fereastra Mic? (they have the form of an open window). We shall also have the chance to admire the Matterhorn of Romania - the Col?ul B?l?ceni Peak (2288 m).

We’ll end our adventure while climbing down the area called Muchia Sambetei.

2 nights/ 3 days
Recommended time of year:
1 June -15 October
2-15 pax



Day 1: Explore the Sambata Valley

In the morning we’ll organize the transfer to the tourist resort – Sambata de Sus where we’ll visit the Brancoveanu Monastery, one of the most remarkable monasteries in Transylvania; afterwards, we’ll climb up along the Sambata Valley till the cabin bearing the same name located at about 1400 m.

After lunch we’ll visit the famous limestone formation– Piatra Caprei (The Goat’s Stone), the Shepherd’s Cross and the cell of Father Arsene who hid here, far from the Communist regime.

Length: 2-2 ˝ hours – route: Monastery –the Sambata Valley Cabin
3 -4 hours – route towards Piatra Caprei - cabin
Level difference: Up climbing132 m, Down climbing 437 m

Day 2: Admire the breathtaking landscape

Today we’ll visit one of the most representative peaks of the area - Coltul Balaceni, (2288 m), the Matterhorn of Romania.  We’ll also climb the Cheia Bandei Peak (2383 m), with a great view over the Urlea –Dara region (2501 m).    
Length: 6-6 ˝ hours
Level difference: Up climbing 973 m, Down climbing 973 m


Day3: Good Bye Fagaras

Today we’ll climb towards the Cheia Bandei Peak, we’ll take the Northern side till we get to Cataveiu Peak. From here we’ll follow the path that leads us to the refuge from the Trasnita Saddle. We’ll end our tour at the Plaiul Lisei tourist complex.
Length: 6-6 ˝ hours
Level difference: Up climbing 950 m, Down climbing 1610 m

Transfer to Sibiu
End of tour.


Price: For more details regarding the prices do not hesitate to contact us !


The price includes:

-   2 accommodation nights in mountain cabins
-   Full-board
-   Lunch packages (sandwiches, fruit, a bottle of water) for the trekking tours;
-   Welcome and departure dinner party in a traditional restaurant;
-   Transport (according to the number of persons)
-   Professional mountain guide (English, German, Spanish speaker)
-   A surprise souvenir from the Transylvania-Guide Sibiu team.

Price does not include:
-  Life/accident insurance
-  Equipment
-  Flight ticket
-  Other further costs


Transylvania-Guide Sibiu

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