The Vaser and Iza Valleys by Steam Train and Bus

Tour-operator: Mocănița Steam Train
Duration: 3 nights / 2 full days
Period: October 20th – 22nd
Group size: Minimum 6 participants


Guests will make their own way to and from our location in Viseu de Sus. From Brasov there are two possibilities:

-          by train: IR1643/RE4133

-          by bus: "Fany" Transport or "Axi Tours" to Cluj-Napoca and from there with the "Tinuta" company.

Airport connection: Cluj-Napoca, transfer by bus from/to the airport.


Day 1:  Arrival in the evening of 19th October.  Accommodation in our static hotel train "Carpatia-Express".  Dinner will be served in the dining car.


Day 2:  Morning departure for a trip by steam train to Paltin.  On the return journey the train will stop at an intermediate station.  From there you will walk to Valea Scradei monastery for a short visit.  Return to Viseu de Sus by horse-drawn cart.  Overnight on the hotel train with dinner in the dining car.


Day 3:  A tour of the pretty Iza Valley including:

-          Barsana Monastery

-          Elie Wiesel Musem in Sighetu-Marmatiei

-          Lunch at Casa Iurca, serving traditional cuisine

-          Memorial Museum to the Victims of Communism, in Sighetu-Marmatiei

-          Merry Cemetery in Sapanta and the Sapanta-Peri Church

Overnight on the hotel train with dinner in the dining car.


Day 4:  22nd October - departure from Viseu de Sus by own transport (bus or train).

Included services: • 3 nights accommodation with full board;
• Trip by steam train;
• Trip by horse-drawn cart;
• Tour by bus of the Iza Valley;
• Entry fees to the tourist attractions listed.
Services not included: Own transport arrangements to and from Viseu de Sus on arrival and departure, beverage during dinner.
Price: Price per person in Double/Twin room: 127 €/pers.
Price per person in Single room: 143 €/pers.
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