Highlanders of Transilvania



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Hello! We’re BEST Brasov and we’re going to teach you how to be a HoTtie!

What do we mean by that? Well, just keep on reading!

Do you like going outdoors? Do you like spending time wandering around, just enjoying the sun and the nature around you? How about going on the mountains with your friends? Sitting around a campfire, watching the clear sky late at night, singing along everything that pops up in your mind? Hey! Don’t be nostalgic! What if we told you that you can do all this and many more this summer?

This July, we’re going on 2 different mountains here in Transylvania, one more beautiful & challenging than the other. It’s going to be a wild ride so put on your best boots and gear because you’re going to need it!

Have you ever been hiking? No? Well, there’s a first for everything!

Discover the beauty of romania

Excited yet? Well, imagine yourself with a flag on the highest peak in Romania along with 30 new friends. It’s going to be “Legen – wait for it… – dary! Legendary!


BEST, Board of European Students of Technology is a constantly growing non-profit and non-political organisation. Since 1989 we provide communication, co-operation and exchange possibilities for students all over Europe.

years in Brasov


BEST local groups

mountains that

we’ll conquer

Bucegi mountains

The Bucegi Mountains are located in central Romania, south of the city of Brașov. They are part of the Southern Carpathians group of the Carpathian Mountains. The Bucegi is believed to be the Dacian holy mountain Kogainon, on which the God Zalmoxis resided in a cave.
At a higher elevation is the Bucegi Plateau, where wind and rain have turned the rocks into spectacular figures such as the Sphinx and Babele. Also, the highest peak of the Bucegi Mountains and one of the highest points in Romania is Varful Omu (The Man Peak), easily accessible by various trails and a main attraction for true mountaineers during the summer season.

Piatra craiului mountains

The Piatra Craiului Mountains are a mountain range in the Southern Carpathians in Romania. In Romanian “Piatra Craiului” means “Prince’s Stone”.


They mountains form a narrow and saw-like ridge, which is about 25 km (16 mi) long. The highest elevation in the massif is the “Vârful La Om” at 2,238 metres (7,343 ft).

The ridge is regarded as one of the most beautiful sites in the Carpathians. Starting at either Plaiul Foii in the north-west or Curmătura in the north-east, walkers climb up to the ridge before following a somewhat precarious path along the narrow spine. The descent at the southern end leads into a karst landscape of deep gorges and pitted slopes where water penetrating the rock has carved a series of caves.

Făgăraș mountains

The Fagaras Mountains makes the highest section of the Transylvanian Alps (Southern Carpathian Mountains), in south-central Romania, whose steep northern face rises above 2,450 meters and overlooks the Făgăraş Depression.

The Făgăraș Mountains are a very popular hiking, trekking and skiing destination in Romania. In the vicinity of the Negoiu, and in the central part of the band take the rocky nature of the mountains, and reaching the main ridge trail there are technical difficulties and exposure. Somewhat difficult part of the trail is a “Three steps from the death” running the main ridge by ridge Custura Arpaşului the lake (in Romanian Lacul) Capra (2230 m). 

Extra activities

As enjoying for 5 continuous days the most beautiful sceneries nature can offer on mountain tops and through forests, we also planned for you some days of relaxation and better knowing the other beauties of the Romanian scenery. Within these days we’ll be visiting the surroundings of Brasov, rejoicing in the romanian medieval monumental sights, all mixed-up with relaxing pool-side moments.

City tour

Exploring the beautiful Brasov and it’s surroundings.

Pool fun

Relaxing, swimming and having fun at the pool with your new friends.

Epic journeys

Rejoicing in the romanian medieval monumental sights.

old good memories…


only 245€ !

This covers:

  • Full mountain trips (transport, food, accommodation, guide, additional trail fees)
  • Accommodation in Brasov throughout the event
  • 3 meals per day (at least 1 cooked warm meal)
  • Planned activities (pool, barbecue, visitations, etc.)
  • Parties (some alcohol included)
  • The BEST experience of your life


So get your backpack ready, put your sunglasses on and embark on the experience of a lifetime!

Our Team

Lorena Maftei

Main Organiser

Marius Lungu


Adriana Ștefan

Graphic Design

Alexandra Mitrache

 Participants Responsible

Alexandru Pușcașu


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