Duration: 1 – 2 h driving, 4 – 5 h hiking
Itinerary: Sibiu - Paltinis – Batrana Peak - Sibiu
Romania is the shelter of many wild species protected by the law, more than 40% of the european brown bears live here. „Frumoasa (The Beauty) Natura 2000 Site” from Cindrel Mountains represents an European protected area, where we can follow the steps of protected animals like bears, wolves, lynx or capercaillie
Your full-day adventure begins with a morning drive to the beautiful Paltinis mountain resort. On this tour we will get to explore Cindrel Mountains, starting from Paltinis (1500m) and reaching Batrana Peak (over 1900 m). This is an easy hiking level tour which is more exciting during the winter because in this period there are no flocks of sheep around and the wild animals get the courage to explore the territory.
It is absolutely necessary to wear tall hiking shoes.
It is recomanded to wear waterproof equipment and snowfences.