Bear Watching Experience Near Brasov

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5 hours
German, English, Italian, French, and Spanish
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Journey into the Carpathian Mountains on a half-day tour from Brasov, where you'll see brown bears. You'll be guided to get the best chance to witness the magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Throughout your tour, gain valuable insights into bears' biology and behavior.

This experience spans approximately 5 hours and is the perfect addition to your travel itinerary in Romania. Previous participants have given this half-day tour an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 67 reviews.

Your adventure begins with an afternoon pickup, heading toward Piatra Craiului National Park. The excitement builds as you leave the main road, driving into the forest on an unpaved path. Nestled approximately 10 feet (3 meters) above the ground, the wooden bear hide offers a privileged vantage point. Here, you'll wait safely until the forest's brown bears make their entrance.

During your 2-hour stay in the bear hide, you'll observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Get ready to witness their incredible strength, agility, and beauty up close as they roam freely. Silence must reign as you capture these magnificent creatures through your lenses with the flashes turned off.

Throughout the experience, a knowledgeable expert will guide you, offering valuable insights and information. The activity is offered in 5 languages: German, English, Italian, French, and Spanish.

The starting point for this half-day tour is located in Brasov. Your experience comes with the option of a custom pickup location, meaning you can get picked up from your hotel or a destination of your choosing.

This tour enhances your experience with the ease of round-trip private transportation from Brasov. Note that an additional fee applies for pickup outside the Brasov area. The tour also requires at least two participants. Contact the tour provider before the tour to arrange pickup details or if you want to join an already-formed group as a solo traveler.

Please be aware that the maximum group size for this experience is 8 people. We recommend you review the "Included" and/or "Good to know" sections below for more details about the tour.

The cancellation policy for this trip & excursion is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Experience the thrill of bear-watching in the forest near Brasov. This unique adventure brings you closer to Romania’s majestic brown bears. Don’t miss this unforgettable wildlife encounter—book your spot today!

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English speaking guide
Forest ranger escort
Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Brasov
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

Good to know

Public transportation options are available nearby
Bears have a very sensitive smell so please don’t bring any kind of food or snacks. Also, please don’t use perfume or other scents.
Dress adequately. Wear sturdy shoes and try to avoid brights colors.
During the activity don’t use flash or any other lights, as these might scare the animals. Please turn off your camera’s focus assist light.
Bears are dangerous and unpredictable wild animals. Please don’t try to feed them or act like they are pets. In case you encounter one avoid eye contact, don’t try to run or climb into trees and listen to the forest ranger’s advice.

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