For solo travelers

Venture out alone with confidence. Our custom services and unique experiences make solo travel a breeze.

Wildlife Hides

Experience one or several of our wildlife observation hides deep in the wilderness of the Făgăraș Mountains. We have carefully chosen the perfect locations to build our Bunea and Comisu hides, after years of studying wild animal tracks and their behaviour throughout that area of the Făgăraș Mountains.

Strategically placed in natural clearings, but hidden enough to not impact wildlife movements, our hides offer wildlife enthusiasts the possibility of seeing bears, as well as other wild animals, from inside the safety of these cabins. We offer a complete package to both of these fantastic locations. The various hides have different capacities, from small two-person hides to more spacious cabins with six or eight beds.

All our trips include overnight stay, expert guide, transfer from Rucăr village, and delicious local and organic meals and drinks. Our hides are an ideal destination for individuals who want to experience true wilderness and amazing wildlife. If you are travelling alone, you can join an already formed group or, if you have fixed dates, you can opt to participate alone, covering the costs for two (minimum occupancy). If someone else joins later on, you will be refunded the difference and will only pay the price for one guest.

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Bunea Comisu

COBOR Biodiversity Farm

Discover the tranquillity and beauty of the Transylvanian hills and centuries-old oak forests in the village of Cobor, located in southern Transylvania, between hills and pastures with high natural value and diversity of plants, insects and birds.

Go on a farm tour and get to know the fearless, but loving Carpathian shepherd dogs, as well as the charismatic Transylvanian Grey cattle, and experience simple and authentic living.

Explore the hills on foot, with a horse-drawn cart or by bike. We also offer camping experiences, a range of guided hiking or biking tours, birdwatching or botanical tours, as well as a wonderful sundowner and dinner experience.

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COBOR Biodiversity Farm

Equus Silvania

Wilderness and Horse-Riding Centre

At the foothills of the Transylvanian Carpathians, in the small village of Șinca Nouă, you can find a guesthouse and equestrian centre dedicated to the highest standards of ecotourism. This newly renovated and upgraded venue blends beauty, traditions, classic gastronomy and fine dining experiences, untamed nature, and a welcoming environment. Enjoy horse riding experiences, as well as guided nature walks in this beautiful natural area.

In addition to catering to both novice and experienced riders, we also offer the option to experience hiking in virgin forests, spend an evening observing bears from a nearby bear-hide, roam through lush flower meadows, or indulge in local flavours and carefully selected organic wines during fine dining occasions.

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Equus Silvania

Nucșoara

The Forest of Immortal Stories

Discover the Forest of Immortal Stories, a visionary project born from the deep-seated desire to safeguard Nucșoara’s ancient and majestic beech trees and featured by international media like the New York Times. While our own lifespans are fleeting, these venerable trees endure, almost immortal in their resilience. They stand as custodians of time, capable of recounting tales long after we’re gone.

These arboreal giants bear witness to centuries of history and embody invaluable heritage. Moreover, their advanced age renders them crucial agents of carbon sequestration, sources of pure air, and repositories of future memories and experiences. Another option, guided by the local mountain rescue team, is to descend with us for a few hours into Elm’s Valley, an almost inaccessible gorge with 11 consecutive waterfalls, where even some abseiling is required.

Nucșoara, gateway to some of the wildest places of the Făgăraș Mountains and departure point to ascend Moldoveanu Peak, Romania’s highest peak, is well-known for its rich history of traditional crafts such as weaving, sewing, embroidery, egg-painting, carving, and woodworking.

Come with us to visit some of these craftsmen, whose skills have been passed down through the generations and continue to still be practiced by the locals today. We have developed different hiking trails around this area and we collaborate with select guesthouses in this part. Nucșoara is a great get-away for individuals, couples, families or groups of friends who want to experience the amazing nature and local traditions in this typical Carpathian mountain village.

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