September 21 – October 1st 2020
Available places: 6/6
Physical effort required:
you need to be a person that hikes in the mountains to enjoy this workshop. It’s going to require a high level of physical effort
Price 1600 EUROS/person, single room occupancy with breakfast and supper. The price also includes transportation from and to the airport and also on location. The minimum number of participants is 3 and the maximum is 6. SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY only where it’s going to be possible since we stay at some mountain chalets

To book a place send an email to tb@tomabonciu.ro¬†with the title “September Landscapes of Romania Photo Tour 2020
(make sure you read Payment Details and Money back conditions at the end of this page before sending your participation request)

During this workshop you’ll photograph in the mountains of Fagaras and Ciucas and in the rural area of Bran, in villages like Sirnea, Pestera, Magura and Holbav. We’ll be accommodated in 3 locations all near the places we need to photograph.

During this photo tour you’ll enjoy photographing sunrise up on the mountain or near a lake and also the rural landscape of mountain villages.

Here is the program

Day 1
– I’ll meet you in Bucharest at Otopeni Airport
– The first day is for the group to get together. That is why the first night it’s going to be at a hotel from Bucharest
– in the evening we’ll take lunch and we’ll talk about the schedule of the tour

Day 2
– breakfast
– we leave toward Fagaras Mountains. We’ll be driving on the famous Transfagarasan road and after we accommodate in the area we’ll take a short drive to photograph this beautiful road and the surrounding
– supper and after that will follow a photography presentation made by Toma Bonciu to explain the type of photos we’re going to do and to offer some tips

Days 3 and 4
– sunrise session
– breakfast
– tours in the area to capture the spirit of the mountain
– supper
– in one of these days we’ll have an editing session based on the photos we make

Day 5
– breakfast
– we change location and we drive toward Ciucas Mountains. Here we’ll go up on the mountain, to the chalet in a 4×4 car from the chalet
– we accommodate at the chalet from the top of the mountain (we accommodate depending on available rooms since this is the only chalet on top of the mountain)
– sunset hike
– supper

Day 6
– sunrise session on top of Ciucas Mountain
– breakfast
– Hike toward Ciucas Peak and sunset on the peak
– supper
– editing session and discussion on the photos made

Day 7
– sunrise session
– breakfast
– we change location and drive toward Bran village, near Brasov Town
– we accommodate at a local pension
– short sunset session
– supper

Day 8 and 9
– sunrise session
– breakfast
– we explore the mountain villages of Sirnea, Pestera, Magura and Holbav
– sunset
– supper
– editing session in one of these days

Day 10
– breakfast
– we drive back to Bucharest where we accommodate
– in the evening we take supper and we discuss final impressions about the photo tour

Day 11
– breakfast
– I’ll take everyone to Otopeni Airport and we say good bye

The price includes
– accommodation (one person per room where available and two nights at a hotel from Bucharest)
– breakfast and supper
– transportation for the duration of the workshop from the airport, local and then back to the airport
– participation to the workshop
– photographic guidance from Toma Bonciu during the workshop
– editing session
– analysis on 5-10 photos made by each participant during the tour

The price doesn’t include
– other meals and souvenirs

Payment Details and Money back conditions
Payment is made through Paypal or directly in an Euro account. You don’t need a Paypal account to pay. The fee of Paypal is 4% and will be added to the amount you pay. If you announce that you can’t come to the photo tour with few than 60 days to the beginning of the tour you’ll receive back only 600 euros. If you cancel your participation before 60 days to the beginning of the tour you’ll receive back all your money minus Paypal fee and bank transfer taxes.

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