hiking and walking tour in Moldova (7 days / 6 nights)
length: 7 days / 6 nights
package tour / group trip: from 10 individuals
accommodation in 4* hotel
price: from 650 EUR / pers.
day 1: Arrival. Airport transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Depending on the time of arrival - city tour ans excursion to winery CRICOVA and Miliestii Mici cellarage with wine tasting. Dinner at the hotel.
day 2: Breakfast. Trip to Orheiul Vechi (Old Orhei). The museum-complex is one of the most popular places of interest in Moldova. It is situated in the cliffy ravine of the Raut river, which measures up to 150-200 meters of depth. You'll see the most beautiful natural landscapes, traditional moldavian village and peasant holdings, take a dinner at a farmstead, get acquainted with moldavian cookery, taste a true peasant wine and see a short folk stage play (folklore).
total walking time en route: 3 hours / ocality: varied / area: 150-200 m.
day 3: After breakfast trip to Tripova. This is a landscape conservancy area, where is situated the rock monastery in Moldova and one of the most mysterious places of Moldova. After dinner and rest at one of the peasant holding on the Nistru riverside, we'll move on along the river to visit one more rock monastery. "The holy trinity" in the village of Saharna.
total walking time en route: about 4 hours / locality: varied / area raising till 150 m.
day 4: Breakfast. Trip to Soroca. After excursion to the fortress of Soroca, you'll go on the North of Moldova to a pension, placed in the village of Old Believers, where you will stop for the dinner and where you will get acquainted with ethnical medium of northern part of Moldova. After the dinner you'll admire the hiking over the neighbourhood towards the village of Rudi. The village of Rudi is included into the list of monuments, which are in the custody of UNESCO, because here is situated one of the geodesy samples - Geodesy Arch of Struve.
total walking time en route: about 4 hours / locality: varied, forest / area raising till about 100 m.
day 5: Breakfast. Trip to Vadul Rascov. Three original moldavian villages, away from civilization, located at the picturesque bank of Nistru. You will climb the scarp slope and see the river bend and the amazing valley with chalets bosomed in trees, peacefully grazing horses and special calm atmosphere of place away from the urban fuss. After apicnic on the grass you will go for a drive to the oldest and the biggest jewish cemetery, where are remained intact antique gravestones with ancient writings.
total walking time en route: about 4 hours / locality: varied, forest / area raising till 200 m.
day 6: After breakfast trip to Purcari Estate. In Purcari you will find legendary Purcari cellarage, remained flat since 1827 and keeping the part of country's heritage - famous collection of old wines. Here you can see a subterranean cave, where the wines are kept in French oak casks and obtain the nobility, maturity, flavour, which enslave the hearts by their taste and win the high distinctions at the prestigious world competitions. But at first you will got there, where all these begin: to the vineyards. Here we will go for a drive over the vineyards and will see how different grape varieties grow and will hear a story of wine-maker about the way of creation of elite wines.
After a walk you are invited to an alaborante dinner ahead of you with wine testing in one of the testings rooms of the estate or at the summer terrace.
total walking time en route: about 2 hours / locality: varied / area raising till 150 m.
day 7: Transfer to the airport. Good by Moldova!
|daily from May to October 2014/2015|
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| accommodation in double room
accommodation in 4* hotel (double room / twin); transport services; english speaking guide services; meals according to the programm (HB); entrance fees; winetasting; risk coverage certificate (in german).
not included services:
flight to Chișinău and back, tip, individual outgoings; travel insurance
Things you should have for the hiking & walking tour in Moldova
- rational footwear with profile
- in summer time a headwear
- hiking poles (at will)
In a daypack one should put:
- sun cream (summer time)
- potable water 1,5 l
- wet & dry wipes
- kerchief for women (when visiting orthodox monasteries)
- picture-taking camera and spare batteries