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Bear watching experience near Brasov

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    Stop At: NeoTour Brasov, Brasov, Romania Strada Politehnicii 3 In the inner court, follow the arrows :), Brasov 500019 Romania

    We meet in Brasov and depart to the bear hide. If you have a car, we can meet near the bear hide, we'll provide you GPS location.
    • The bear watching takes place late in the afternoon, starts around 5 PM – 6 PM and it lasts for about 3 hours. It is available from Monday to Saturday from mid-March to early November.
    • We drive to a forest situated 10 minutes from Brașov and walk to a specially designed bear hide.
    • Wait quietly for the bears to arrive.
    • Usually, the bears arrive just minutes after you get there but in rare occasions the animals might be there already, so please keep quiet and don’t scare them.
    • Take photos and learn interesting facts about the lives of these animals.
    • Sometimes it is possible to see other animals too: wild boars, deer, lynx or even wolves.
    • Get back to the cars and leave the area just before darkness falls.

    Important information
    • Bears have a very sensitive smell so please don’t bring any kind of food or snacks. Also, please don’t use perfume or other scents.
    • Dress adequately. Wear sturdy shoes and don’t wear brights colors.
    • During the activity don’t use flash or any other lights, as these might scare the animals. Please turn off your camera’s focus assist light.
    • Bears are dangerous and unpredictable wild animals. Please don’t try to feed them or act like they are pets. In case you encounter one avoid eye contact, don’t try to run or climb into trees and listen to the forest ranger’s advice.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania

    The tour starts in Brașov in late afternoon.
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    Departure Point
    Strada Politehnicii 3, Brașov 500019, Romania

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will meet you at the designated point in Brașov and drive together to the bears watching place.
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transfer from Brașov to the bear-watching place and back
    • Romanian Driver/guide allover the tour
    • Forest ranger escort in the forest
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Photo tax for professional use
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Bears have a very sensitive smell so please don’t bring any kind of food or snacks. Also, please don’t use perfume or other scents.
    • Dress adequately. Wear sturdy shoes and try to avoid brights colors.
    • During the activity don’t use flash or any other lights, as these might scare the animals. Please turn off your camera’s focus assist light.
    • Bears are dangerous and unpredictable wild animals. Please don’t try to feed them or act like they are pets. In case you encounter one avoid eye contact, don’t try to run or climb into trees and listen to the forest ranger’s advice.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I can highly recommend this tour operator. Contrary to other operators you go with a guide providing very useful background information. Seeing the bears so close in their natural environment is a great experience I will remember.More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    3  Thank Stephan E
    NeoTour_Brasov, Guide at NeoTour Brasov, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Stephan, Thanks for the review and for emphasizing on the presence of the guide. Having a guide nearby to explain the important information is essential for a good bear watching experience. But for other tours as well. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Best...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    During our trip we booked a bear watching evening and saw a 3-year-old little bear near Brasov ;) An absolutely amazing experience! Although the organisers even excused themselves since normally there are more than one bear)) But we were happy also with one ;) Highly...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank olga01012001
    NeoTour_Brasov, Owner at NeoTour Brasov, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Olga, thank you for your review. We're glad we saw the brown bear and we hope you guys didn't have any dangerous bear encounters while hiking in the Romanian wilderness 🙂. We'd be curious to hear how your hiking in Romanian mountains went. Looking...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We went bear watching near Brasov and it was such a great trip. Robert was our guide and he really cared about what we learnt about the bears. It was one of the best things I have done and we managed to see 7 bears...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank lunnnatalie
    NeoTour_Brasov, Guide at NeoTour Brasov, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Natalie, Thank you for your review. Indeed, beside just the bear watching activity, people really need to learn about bears behavior and everyday life. You were so lucky to see the mother with three cubs :) Looking forward to seeing you again, Robert Lazar...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My guide ( so sorry I have forgotten his name) explained a lot about the bears on our way to the forest. This was so helpful in understanding their behaviours as they came to feed. This was a great experience for someone who has never...More

    1  Thank MaxineS424
    NeoTour_Brasov, Owner at NeoTour Brasov, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Maxine, thank you for your review. Your guide was Raimund :). You have point the most important aspect of this tour: learning about bears, not only taking pictures. Looking forward to seeing you again in Romania! Best Regards, Irina

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    An amazing trip - Raymond was very helpful and informative and we saw 5 bears! 10/10!! I would definitely recommend this trip.

    1  Thank sarahliza2016
    NeoTour_Brasov, Owner at NeoTour Brasov, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Sarah, thank you for your review. Indeed, to see the bears in the wild is a great experience. Looking forward to seeing you in Romania for other trips. Best Regards, Irina

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    169carap
    19 August 2019|
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    Response from malhotra007 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I doubt that there is a discount. But I had reached out to Robert on robert@neotour-brasov.ro. Suggest u reach out to him directly. He is pretty prompt in answering any queries that u might have. Rgds
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    13 July 2019|
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    Response from radu | Property representative |
    Hi there, Yes, they did, please see the review from June 16th. Thanks tinmen, for answering :) Looking forward to welcoming you in Brasov!
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