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Transfagarasan, one of the most spectacular roads in the world

You will have the opportunity to admire breathtaking landscapes, the Vidraru Dam and Lake, Balea Waterfall and Lake. Optionally, you can visit the Curtea de Arges monastery or the fortress of Poenari.

The trip is organized only on request for 1-50 people, and the reservation shall be made in advance.

Time - 12 hours

Route Bucuresti - Transfagarasan - Bucuresti

Schedule daily between 1 June- 30 September , opens depending on weather conditions

Pick-up time 06:45 - 08:30

Professional guide available on request - English / Italian / Spanish / German / Hebrew / French

Touristic attractions  Transfagarasan, the Vidraru Dam and Lake, Balea Waterfall and Lake. Optionally  Curtea de Arges monastery or  the fortress of Poenari.



1-3 seats


from 260€

per tour


20-30 seats


from 490€

per tour


4-8 seats


from 320€

per tour


33-51 seats


from 590€

per tour


9-19 seats


from 410€

per tour


Warning: adequate equipment for the mountain route if you travel to Balea Cascada



Professional guide available on request  - English / Italian / Spanish / German / Hebrew / French


Time marks

Transfer Bucuresti –  Vidraru dam –  3 hours

Vidraru dam and lake - 1 hour

Transfagarasan - 1.5 hours

Balea Lake - Lunch - 1.5 hours

Balea waterfall  - 30 minutes

Other stops - 30 minutes

Transfer Balea waterfall - Bucuresti - 3.5 hours

Total time: aprox 12 hours

Hourly landmarks are approximate and depend on traffic, but also on the time you allocate to visits, meals or other stops.


At the request of the group, a stop can be made in Curtea de Arges, where you will visit the impressive Orthodox Monastery of the XIV-th century, which houses the tombs of the royal family.

Then, the Vidraru Dam, an engineering jewel, the place where bungee-jumping practitioners meet.

We continue in the Transfagarasan, a road built for military strategic purposes at the initiative of Nicolae Ceausescu between 1970-1974. According to the Top Gear team, this is one of the most beautiful roads in the world. The road was made with considerable material efforts and with the cost of lives of soldiers and workers and exceeds, on some segments, the altitude of 2,000 meters.

We reach the Balea Lake, a glacial lake located at 2,034 m altitude, one of the most breathtaking landscapes Romania has to offer.

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