Wild(about) Free Tours in Vacaresti Natural ParkComunitate
18 Septembrie 09:30 - 11:30
Vacaresti is the first urban natural park in Romania and the only one of it’s kind in continental Europe. It is the unbelievable story of how nature can bring back to life an abandoned urban area creating un unforgettable experience for visitors and a beautiful island for flora and fauna.
Join us to discover this amazing hidden gem with passionate local guides and specialists from the Park, for an unforgetable experience in Bucharest.
You will be welcomed by local guides from Bucharest Walkabout free tours and discover the great stories of this large area: forgotten histories, curiosities, plans and wild demolitions that transformed this place finally into a ruin.
As we travel there BY METRO, we will start exploring the natural areal with a biologist from the Park discovering the wild life and vegetation so we will all feel like stepping in a different world, outside the city.
Finally we will go up at the 17th floor at the observer to have an amazing eye over the entire green area. Some other surprises will wait for you here also.
Some other surprises will wait for you here also.
How to attend?
We want to encourage responsible tourism so groups will not be very big.
Please register here before you come as the spots are limited!
What is the cost?
This tour is free and it runs independently, without any funds or external support. Donations are appreciated and will support Cultour NGO and Vacaresti National Park to continue their work in promoting Vacaresti.
You will need to have a metro card for the trip or buy it on the spot.
Even if we are inside the city, Vacaresti is a Natural park, a wild areal. For your own comfort and for the
- Trekking shoes/ comfortable and dry (no flip-flops or sandals!)
- Sun cream
- (Preferably ) long trousers
- A bottle of water
This tour is organized by Bucharest Walkabout free tours and Parcul Natural Văcărești.
Walkabout Free tours are a project of Asociatia Cultour and proud members of United Europe Free Tours that organizes free tours everyday in Bucharest and Brasov for the past 6 years.
Parcul Natural Văcărești is the legal and committed administrator of the area responsible for protecting, conserving and promoting.