After 40 years of communist dictatorship, the world is rediscovering Romania. Join the New Horizons Foundation for a week of serving a youth adventure program and after-school clubs in the city of Lupeni. Then take a 10-day backpacking trip in Retezat National Park. Hike among one of Europe’s last old-growth forests and climb Peleaga Peak. Finish your experience with a tour of historic Bucharest.
Destination: Lupeni, Romania
Activities: Backpacking, service, touring
Day 1: Travel to Romania.
Days 2-9: Participate in service projects with New Horizons, Lupeni.
Days 10-19: Backpack in Retezat National Park.
Days 20-21: Visit Bucharest.
Day 22: Travel to the United States.
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