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An ideal introduction to hiking in Romania.

Highly experienced, knowledgeable, capable and interesting guide. My hike was illuminated by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jamcanary
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Brasov, Romania
Amazing experience, professional and caring guide!

We've hiked with Florin for 5 days in total, and it was absolutely pure fun. We hiked through... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Miki S
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3 weeks ago
“An ideal introduction to hiking in Romania.”
6 Jun 2018
“Amazing experience, professional and caring guide!”
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I am a freelance international mountain leader and national tour guide providing tailor made outdoor tours in Romania and abroad. My goal is to offer you exceptional guided tours that will allow you to enjoy your holiday and to experience all...more
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Vama Buzaului 507246, Romania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly experienced, knowledgeable, capable and interesting guide. My hike was illuminated by Florin’s understanding of both the environment and it’s history. He patiently answered my many questions and I experienced many things (such as eating a variety of wild fruit), which I would otherwise have...More

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FlorinBana, Owner at Transylvania Outdoor Tours by Florin George Bana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. It was a real pleasure hiking together in the mountains and I hope to see you again.

Reviewed June 6, 2018

We've hiked with Florin for 5 days in total, and it was absolutely pure fun. We hiked through beautiful roads and always felt safe around. Florin was great to walk and chat with and it is absolutely recommended for any visit in the Romanian mountains....More

Thank Miki S
Reviewed January 25, 2018

My partner & I went on a snow-shoeing trip as part of a group. Florin was knowledgeable, patient & friendly, & he was able to adapt the original planned route, due to overnight snowfall. We had a very enjoyable trip in the beautiful Romanian countryside,...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

I booked Florin, based on the reviews he has on tripadvisor and they proved to be right. Florin was a very good guide, a real professional who amazed me with his knowledge and experiences of the mountains, survival and Romanian history. It was clear that...More

Thank Marnix B
FlorinBana, Owner at Transylvania Outdoor Tours by Florin George Bana, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you very much for your review Marnix. It was a great pleasure guiding you and I am sure that there will be some other tours to come.

Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I want to thank Florin for the excellent organization of a fun, interesting, safe and pleasant hike to the Negoiu peak. Florin is a friendly and competent mountain leader that showed us the beauty of the Fagaras range. Florin also helped us with the accomodations...More

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FlorinBana, Owner at Transylvania Outdoor Tours by Florin George Bana, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for your kindly words Dominique. I am looking forward for guiding in Morocco or other beautiful places worldwide.

Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Florín is an amazing time! We had the best time with him. He was recommended to my sister and I by our parents. He 100% loved up to the expectations! He was funny, very knowledgeable, and accommodating. He even took us the long way back...More

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FlorinBana, Owner at Transylvania Outdoor Tours by Florin George Bana, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am looking forward seeing again in Transylvania. Best regards, Florin.

Reviewed September 26, 2016

Florin is a fantastic guide. He put together a comprehensive package for a weeks walking with a rest day in the middle whilst being flexible and adapting it to meet what we wanted to do at our budget. As soon as we met him at...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Florin was fantastic guide for the entire duration of our stay in Romania, great local knowledge and a good sense of humour putting up with us! The walks he took us on were always pitched at the right level, and I would definitely recommend to...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2016

Ever since 2009, I have been a client of Florin George Bana, having been snowshoeing every February and summer trekking. His knowledge of the mountains is exemplary and he has an amazing knack of getting the best out of you when the going gets tough....More

Thank Kev S
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We booked Florin a few days before visiting Bran in Transylvania to take us up Piatra Craiului mountain. He was very quick to respond and extremely helpful and informative from the get-go, advising us on different routes (difficulties, terrain etc) but also allowing us to...More

Thank Ryan B
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