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Transylvania Outdoor Tours by Florin George Bana

Vama Buzaului 507246, Romania
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A knowledgeable, patient & friendly guide

My partner & I went on a snow-shoeing trip as part of a group. Florin was knowledgeable, patient... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
6egemot
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Oxford, United Kingdom
A professional, friendly and overall great guide!

I booked Florin, based on the reviews he has on tripadvisor and they proved to be right. Florin was... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
Marnix B
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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 destinations in a specific way. Your safety is paramount during all my trips. I encourage you to be involved in planning your holiday.
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"his knowledge"
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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 18, 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

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FlorinBana, Owner at Transylvania Outdoor Tours by Florin George Bana, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 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.

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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 25, 2017

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

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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.

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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 6, 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

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Reviewed November 30, 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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Reviewed July 3, 2015

Florin took myself and two other companions up into the Piatra Craiului Mountains last Monday to do the 'Walking of the King of the Rock' tour. Florin met us out the front of our hotel in Brasov on time and almost instantly you could tell...More

Thank Erin D
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Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had a great experience hiring Florin as our Transylvania tour guide for our first visit to Romania in July 2014. Starting with the initial contact, he was extremely responsive via email, provided itinerary recommendations given our limited time there, and stuck with us through...More

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