Known for its charming medevial cities and ancient architecture, Romania should be on every traveler’s travel bucket list. Romania is a huge country and also a part of the Balkans area. If you are planning to travel to Romania, also cover its nearby areas.
Here are five reasons why Romania is worth visiting:
1. Exotic wildlife
You will find wolves, lynx, badgers, chamois, and deers in Romania. It has one of the largest wildlife in the entire of Europe. Go bird-watching in the Dabube Delta. You will also get to see bisons, which are a popular animal there.
2. Natural wonders
Romania is a trekker’s dream. It’s rugged mountains provide you with the most thrilling trekking adventure and exotic view of the country. It has Europe’s second biggest underground glacier. Some locations to cover in Romania are Berca mud volcanoes, living fires of Buzău, Bigăr waterfall, and Turda salt mine.
3. Food is everything
Romanian food is the best comfort food you will ever taste. The Romanians give great importance to homecooked food, so you will find age old traditional food in its restaurants. The food is rich in flavor and melts in your mouth as soon as your eat it. Some foods you should definitely try in Romania are cabbage rolls, fried dough with sweet cheese, papanash, and grilled sausages.
4. History is everywhere
Romania has eight World Heritage sites. You find history everywhere you go in Romania because it was the cradle to one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Some historic places to visit in Romania are churches of Moldavia, Wooden Churches of Maramureș, and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians.
5. Affordable travel
From India, there are regular flights to Romania. Surprisingly, Romania is the cheapest country to travel to. The flight tickets are very low if you book well in advance and public transport is cheap too.