Transylvania trek

Date: 9-14 July 2019

Duration: 6 days

Registration fee: £195

Fundraising target: £2,395

Trek across this hidden European gem to discover the stunning Transylvanian Alps.

By being part of Team Animal you will help stop cruelty to all animals and make this world a kinder place.

Since ancient times, the territory of today’s Romania has been a borderland of European civilization, strongly influencing its culture and its people who are an exotic mix of Oriental, Slavic and Occidental. Staying in small mountain villages, you'll get to know the locals and their culture, while tackling the rugged wilderness and the region’s impressive mountain ranges.

You'll travel out to the King’s Rock National Park, which was home to the Carpathian Large Carnivore Project, a conservation programme to protect and monitor wolves, lynx and bears. And of course you cannot leave Transylvania without the obligatory visit to the castle of Romania’s most famous son, Count Dracula.

Highlights:

  • Traverse the Transylvanian Alps
  • Explore Count Dracula’s eerie castle
  • Climb over 2,400 metres above sea level
  • Stay in small mountain villages
  • Visit the King’s Rock National Park, home to wolves, lynx and bears

How we'll support you

We'll be there to help you every step of the way. If you trek for us, you'll get:

  • Free RSPCA trekking t-shirt
  • Dedicated fundraising support from our friendly events team
  • Fundraising materials to help you reach your target
  • Helpful training advice
  • A Facebook page to chat to your fellow trekkers

Get in contact with us

If you have any questions about the trip or fundraising, we are here to help! Call us on 0300 132 0598 or email us at events@rspca.org.uk

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