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Rafting is one of the most distractive water sports. Buzau county offers an exceptional panorama rafting trail with Buzau river crossing the Carpathian Mountains. The complete equipment is at your disposal (special boats, neopren swimming costume, helmets and life vest) and a professional rafting team (incl. whitewater rescue team) takes care to provide you an unforgettable adventure trip. Rafting is perfect for a group of friends or as teambuilding activity. Season: from April to October (depending on the water level) Duration: ca. 3 h incl. instruction Necessary material: only towels, professional rafting equipment is inclusive Minimum participants: 10 (individuals may join an existing open group) [vfb id=’2′]

Buzau county is divided in the Wallachian plane where you can find a high number of artificial or natural fish ponds and the Carpathian Mountains in the Northwest where you can find wild fresh water fish  in mountain rivers and lakes. Places for fishing:

  • Buzau River/ Buzau Valleay – Berca- Ratesti
  • Basca Mare/ Gura Teghii – Varlaam
  • Basca Mica/ Gura Teghii – Varlaam
  • Basca Chiojdului/ Valea Chiojdului – Chiojdu
  • Siriu Lake
  • Balta Maracineni
  • Balta Mihailesti

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The forests and mountains of Buzau county are home of a large variety of animals: wild boars, bears, deers, pheasants, wild ducks, rabbits etc. Hunting trips in the Carpathian Mountains can be organised in cooperation with local hunting associations for registered hunters as well as foreign hunters – upon official invitation and according to national regulation (hunting list, hunting season etc.) Please contact us for further information: [vfb id=’2′]

plescoi_BuzauPleșcoi sausages are famous throughout Romania and even well-known at European level.  The sausages are made from mutton spiced with chili peppers and garlic and will be one of the first Romanian products that will be part of the EU’s list of certified traditional products. Plescoi sausages are originally produced in Plescoi village and the Berca commune where dozens of private homes produce the sausages for generations based on the traditional recipe. Most of the private homes do not have an official production licence and sell the sausages only in small quantities directly at their door. A dozen of licensed producers joined the “Plescoi Sausage Producer Association” in order to promote Plescoi sausages at European level.

Please contact us for further information if you want to buy Plescoi sausages. Check also our culinary tour “The secrets of Plescoi Sausages & Regional Cold Cuts from Buzau”. Visit the Plescoi Sausage festival: first weekend in October of each year Where to eat original Plescoi sausages or preparations with Plescoi sausages in Berca:

The Carpathian Mountains region of Buzau is a paradise for off road, motocross and Enduro aficionados. Every year, the national and international off road elite is meeting for training and competitions in Buzau. For the first time, in 2011 took place the Enduro world championship. Highlight of the season is “Romanian Extreme Adventure”, a sort of rally Dakar with an off road track of more than 1.000 km in the region. In 2014 took also place the Motocross European Championship. The following off road tours with professional drivers can be organised in the region:

  • 4×4 Tour Chiojdu -Eagles Lake (Lacul Vulturilor)
  • 4×4 Tour Berca – Muddy Volcanoes- Salt Mountains – Living Fires
  • 4×4 Tour Sarata Monteoru – Dealu Istrita – Ciolanu Monastery
  • Enduro Tour: Berca -Cave churches of Buzau

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Buzau county offers an exceptional panorama trail for kayaking on Buzau river. The complete equipment is at your disposal (special boats, neopren swimming costume, life vest etc. ) Kayaking is perfect for a group of friends or as teambuilding activity. Season: from April to October (depending on the water level) Duration: ca. 2-4 h incl. instruction (depending on the trail) Necessary material: only towels, professional equipment is inclusive Minimum participants: 10 (individuals may join an existing open group) [vfb id=’2′]

The Muddy Volcanoes are extended over four different plateaus. Most tourists only visit one of the touristic places. This tour will show you the complete area of the the Muddy Volcanoes and the future Geopark Buzau, incl. the hidden places in the forests- which tourist never see. The majority of the route is on the old petrol road – off the national roads – which offers a spectacular panorama view  to the Subcarpathian Mountains. Features of this tour:

  • Berca Monastery
  • Petrol Volcanoes & Volcanic Labyrinth of Berca
  • Muddy Volcanoes – Paclele Mari
  • Muddy Volcanoes – Paclele Mici
  • Muddy Volcanoes of Beciu
  • Traditional Picnic/ Barbecue at the Muddy Volcanoes

For groups > 8 persons Starting Point: Tourism Infopoint Buzau in Berca [vfb id=’2′]

Visit a land full of mystery and legends in Northern Buzau. Here you can find many cave churches dating from the pre-christian era, and admire hills covered with meadows and an abundance of flower species. The Mud Volcanoes, one of the most impressive natural wonders from Buzău area, are waiting to be discovered. And this is not all: salt mountains, wild dark forests, old monasteries and remote villages: an experience during 6 days of adventure. Come and join a unique cycling experience in a land that Europe hasn’t discovered yet! The route is addressed to nature lovers and cyclists with a good physical fitness. Highlights: 

  • Cave churches from pre-Christian era 
  • The Mud Volcanoes
  • The Salt Mountain from Lopătari
  • Hiking in beautiful wild forests with a local guide
  • Bisoca, still having one of the oldest village configurations, with scarce houses, specific to mountain area
  • Visiting a local hunter and trying to spot wildlife next to him
  • Visiting local craftsmen: weaver, potter, wood carver
  • Visiting traditional monasteries & churches:
  • The Amber Museum from Colți, one of the fewest in Europe. We will find here the biggest amber stone in the world, of 3,5 kg

Technical details:

  •  Length: 7 days
  • On the bike: 5 days (+1 day for hiking)
  • Overnights: 6 nights
  • Distance: 45km + hiking + 42km + 58km + 30km + 35km
  • Total distance: 210km
  • Average distance/day: 42km
  • Difficulty level: medium
  • Ascent ↑/Descent↓: 657m↑/401m↓ + 314m↑/523m↓ + 830m↑/128m↓ + 258m↑/813m↓ + 320m↑/512m↓
  • Highest / lowest point: 910m / 149m
  • Terrain type: asphalt (70%), dirt road (30%) dirt

Organizing details:

  • Best time of year: June – October
  • Start and end point: Berca, 150 km away from Bucharest
  • Start time: 10am, Day 1
  • End time: 10am, Day 7
  • Group size: 4-10 persons
  • Accommodation dd type: basic 2-star pensions and 3-star pensions

Suggested overnight before the tour: Bucharest / Buzău / Berca [vfb id=’2′] Starting Point:

Buzau county looks back on an exciting history. Being stragetically located between the Carpathian Mountains and the Wallachian plain, many tribes left their traces in the course of the centuries: Thracian, Dacians, Romans and many more. The first traces date back to the Iron age.  A period of the bronze dating back to 3000 BC is even called “Monteoru Culture” in sciences, named after the archaeological  site of Sarata Monteoru in Buzau county. This tour is lead by an archaeological guide and will lead you to the most interesting sites in Buzau county. Features of this tour:

  • Thracian tombs and prehistorcial caves at Naeni
  • Roman Fortress at Pietroasele
  • Archaeological site of Monteoru culture
  • Future stone age village of Vernesti

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