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Helicopter skiing in Transylvania

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Heli Ski in Transylvania


Heli Ski in RomaniaIf you want to be king of the slope, try mountain areas untouched by mass tourism and run down hill through virgin snow!
The most attractive areas for Heli skiing in Transylvania are the giant edges of Iezer Papusa, Fagaras and Bucegi mountains.


Heli ski in Transylvania Romania

Day 1; Bucharest – Sinaia – Brasov - Poiana Brasov
Welcome to Romania! Transfer from Bucharest Airport to Poiana Brasov in the heart of Transylvania, known as one of the best ski resort in Central-Eastern Europe. On the way to Poiana Brasov stop in Sinaia, the pearl of mountain resorts in Romania, home to the royal Peles Castle. Next stop is the Saxon Medieval City of Brasov, a city with an outstanding medieval atmosphere which has played a vital role in Romania’s history, both old and new. The most famous landmark of Brasov is the Black Church, the largest gothic edifice in South-Eastern Europe. Accommodate in Poiana Brasov, in a 4* hotel built in 2005 as a DeLuxe standard hotel. The hotel features elegant guest rooms, a modern Spa centre and the restaurants will surely rise up to your culinary expectations. Enjoy a welcome dinner.

Day 2
; 09.00 – fly to Bucegi Mountains - 15 minute
Connect with your professional trained English speaking heliski guide. Morning transfer to the helicopter and fly to Bucegi Mountains (15 minute), home to the largest, most sophisticated Romanian mountain resorts.
You will have about 600 m (almost 2000 feet) level difference for each slope ~ 40 minute of skiing each. Transfer to the hotel at the end of your skiing sessions.
Helicopter: rented for 3 hours, effective flight / day.
There are plenty of entertaining options at your disposal for the afternoon in Poiana Brasov. You can choose snowboarding or an ATV ride to explore the surrounding areas, further options include horse-drawn sleigh rides, lively bars, clubs, discos, indoor swimming pools, saunas, massages, and fitness centres.

Day 3 – 4
; 09.00 – fly to Iezer Papusa Area - 35 minute
One of the most attractive areas for heli skiing is Iezer Papusa Mountain.
You will have slopes of about 600 m (almost 2000 feet) level difference.
Helicopter: rented for 3 hours, effective flight / day.
For an authentic Romanian experience we recommend an evening spent at either "Sura Dacilor” or "Coliba Haiducilor" restaurants in Poiana Brasov. To accompany the tasty traditional Romanian cuisine in both restaurants you can enjoy the lively and animated atmosphere with Romanian folk music.

Day 5 - 6
; 09.00 – fly to Fagaras Area -45 minute
Enjoy today the Fagaras Mountains, part of the Southern Carpathians, the wildest, imposing, most spectacular mountains in Romania, home of the highest Romanian peak, Moldoveanu and incredible blue glacial lakes, 45 minutes – time flight from Poiana Brasov.
You will have slopes of about 600-800 m (2000- 2600 feet) level difference.
Helicopter: rented for 3 hours, effective flight /day.

Day 7, Poiana Brasov – Bran – Rasnov – Bucharest
Say good bye to Romania, transfer from Poiana Brasov to Bucharest Airport for the flight back home. On the way to the Romanian capital get acquainted with Transylvania’s history by visiting 2 of its major highlights, Rasnov and Bran. Rasnov Peasant Citadel is the best preserved peasant fortification in Transylvania and the largest one ever built in Eastern Europe. Continue your journey with a visit of the famous Bran Castle, unrightfully called Dracula’s Castle. Bran owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. A true fortress with walls made of stone, a labyrinth of hidden corners and secret chambers.

Special notes: 

The heliski programme and itinerary depend on good weather conditions, appropriate for flying, the level of difficulty the tourist is ready to undertake and snow condition. You will have the assistance of a professional guide who will recommend the appropriate ski zones.
A very good physical condition is required.

Cancelation Policy for flight time
If the weather is not proper for flight, the client will be refunded with the amount of EURO 300/hour/tourist for the prepaid helicopter.
If the flight is cancelled by tourist there will be no refunds.



Heli ski in Transylvania
The helicopter type is Eurocopter AS 350 B3 made in 2003. Over 20 years of experience in helicopter flights recommend our team of pilots as a the most experienced in the field of heli ski in Transylvania..

Helicopter: rented for 3 hours effective flight after transfer from the heliport to the slopes. If the weather is not proper for flight the money for the prepaid helicopter time will be refunded (€300/hour/tourist). If the tourist cancell the flight there will be no refunds.



Dracula Hotel Transylvania Stay in a 4* very luxurious Dracula Hotel with an authentic medieval touch (a medieval fantasy with beds) in Poiana Brasov; enjoy a medieval dinner in a special Dracula restaurant – medieval music, plate.
The hotel features a modern Spa centre. The bedrooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated with modern amenities including: direct dial telephone, internet access, satellite channels, fax / modem connection, video player & CD stereo upon request, voice mail, in-room pay movies, as well as mini-bar, hairdryer and more...

Price and departure

Departure date
Price per person
(based on 4 persons accommodating in single rooms)
7 day package. Departure from Bucharest (10.00 GMT +02:00)
February 3, 10, 17, 24 - 2009
March 9, 16, 23, 30 - 2009

US$ 12 756*/ £ 7201*/ CA$ 13 733*/ AU$ 15 415*/ € 8859


*price in £ and $ for guidance only, all payments will be taken in €.

Price include

The services of a professional trained English speaking mountain/heliski guide for the duration of the heliski programme, 5 days.
Accommodation: 6 nights in a 4* hotel
Transportation: Bucharest Airport pick up and drop off, and transfer by microbus from Bucharest to Poiana Brasov and from Poiana Brasov to Bucharest, transfer from the hotel in Poiana Brasov to the helicopter for the duration of the heliski programme, 5 days.
Meals: breakfasts
Helicopter: 5 days rental, 3 hours /day

Not Included: Airfare, the meals not listed in the inclusions, Equipment and gear, Insurance, entry fees for tourist attraction and others not mentioned.

For safety reasons and better fitting please bring your own ski equipment & gear (freeride skis, shovel, avalanche transceiver, ARVA, protection helmet).

The heliski programme could be extended or shortened at your request.
For an extra cost, the helicopter could be rented for more than 3 hours.



We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Diners Club and American Expres by fax and by phone. We also accept payments by Moneybookers, bank transfer and Western Union.

Click here to see our Reservations page for more details.

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Beside Heli skiing we can create a programme including airplane tickets from tourist’s country to Bucharest and transfer to Poiana Brasov, or to Transylvania (Targu Mures airport via Milano, Italy), local tours of one or 2 days (Brasov, Sighisoara, Bran, Sinaia, Brasov).

Brasov was for centuries the gate between Valachia (southern Romania ), Moldavia (the Eastern region) and Transylvania having its own special commercial privileges. Therefore, craftsmen and traders prospered in the city. The city was founded in the Middle Ages, but the exact date cannot ne told. What we are sure of is that the Saxon settlers who came during the 13 th century already found a Romanian community here – the city stands as a living proof of how this two cultures met. learn more

Enjoy the medieval flavour at its best! There’s no better place for a medieval adventure than Sighisoara. The citadel stands as Europe’s most beautiful inhabited fortified city, UNESCO European heritage site and as “the most beautiful and complete site of medieval architecture in Romania”. A city with an intimate and warm atmosphere that offers fabulous sights, delicious treats in superb restaurants with old architecture and undying vampire tales; visit the Clock Tower, the Medieval Weapon Collection and the Torture Room. learn more

Dracula’s Castle from Bran, that owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth created around Dracula. Peles Palace, the most beautiful royal residence in Europe.

A great shopping session in a truly European capital - Bucharest; take the pulse of Bucharest's night life: casino, nightclub, disco or romantic bars and restaurants.On the way to Bucharest you can see the royal palace from Sinaia, Peles, the most beautiful in Europe and have a special lunch in Palace Restaurant, the place where the passengers of the famous Orient Express used to dine. Visit Snagov Monastery, in Bucharest, where, according to the legend, Vlad was buried after his assassination learn more

Other mentions

Once you realise the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country. Bucharest is well known city for the night life oportunity.
Plenty of English is spoken and you will find the people are friendly and open.
No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.

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