Transfagarasan The best road in the world Private tour

Transfagarasan The best road in the world Private tour

The attraction of this tour is the drive along the Transfăgărășan, one of the most spectacular roads in the world. The views of the mountains, forests and lakes along the road will be unforgettable.

You will see also the Poenari Citadel (from the outside) and have the chance to learn about its fascinating history. The panoramic views of the Argeș Valley will be an unforgettable experience.

Next is Vidraru Dam and Lake, where you will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful lake and the impressive dam, which is the highest in Romania. The lake is surrounded by breathtaking mountains and lush forests, making it a unique experience.

Next we will stop at Capra Waterfall, a spectacular sight, with its cascading waters plunging over the cliffs.

Our final destination is Bâlea Lake, a glacial lake located at an altitude of 2,034 meters (6673 feet), surrounded by the Făgăraș Mountains. It is a breathtaking sight. You will be able to enjoy the place and the stunning views.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Poienari Castle, Transfagarasan, Arefu 117040 Romania

Poenari Castle is a ruined castle in Romania which was a home of Vlad the Impaler. The citadel is situated high atop a mountain and accessed by climbing 1,480 concrete stairs.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Vidraru Dam, DN7C, Curtea de Arges 117040 Romania

Vidraru Dam it was completed in 1966 on the Argeș River and creates Lake Vidraru. The arch dam was built with the primary purpose to produce hydroelectricity. The dam's height is 166 metres, the arch length 305 meters and it can store 465 million cubic metres of water. The reservoir has a total shoreline (perimeter) length of 28 km.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road crossing the southern section of the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. It has national-road ranking and is the second-highest paved road in the country.
The road climbs to an altitude of 2,042 metres (6,699 ft). It is a winding road, dotted with steep hairpin turns, long S-curves, and sharp descents. It is both an attraction and a challenge for hikers, cyclists, drivers and motorcycle enthusiasts. Due to the topography, the average speed is around 40 km/h (25 mph). The road also provides access to Bâlea Lake and Bâlea Waterfall.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Capra Wasserfall, DN 7C - Cabana Balea Cascada, Fagaras 505200 Romania

spectacular waterfall, located on the Transfăgărășan trail, is Capra waterfall. It is located in the southern part of Făgăraș mountain, coming from Argeș county, at an altitude of 1690 meters and a water fall of over 40 meters. Because of the high flow rate of the water, this waterfall almost never freezes.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Le Lac Balea, Fagaras Mountains Romania

Bâlea Lake is a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains, in central Romania, in Sibiu County. There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological station and a mountain rescue (Salvamont) station. It is accessible by car on the Transfăgărășan road during the summer, and the rest of the year by a cable car from the Bâlea.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"On the mountain the temperature is 20 degrees lower than in Bucharest, dress thickly!"
"Most travelers can participate"
"In the winter and spring months the access to Balea Lake can not be made because of the risk of avalanche"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 12 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Bucharest
  • Professional tour guide in English
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes

Not Included

  • Lunch


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