Hiking and Offroad in Apuseni

This is an example of a tour we can provide, having off-road rides and hiking as its main activities.

Accommodation will be provided in our guesthouse and the transport is realised with our 4×4 cars. During your stay off-road rides can be includes in order for you to see the wild and spectacular areas that cannot be reached otherwise, and not to test the resistance of our cars J.

Thus, using the 4×4 cars, we will go up the highest peaks of the Apuseni (Bihor, Muntele  Mare) and our eyes will be delighted with unimaginable sights that you can see only here and we’ll have the entire Transylvania at our feet… or we can visit small groups of wooden houses forgotten in the middle of the mountains or we could visit the natural reservations …

Day 1 Guests arrival at the Cluj Napoca Airport; transport from the airport to the guesthouse, by jeep; guesthouse tour; dinner.


Day 2 Breakfast; Route: Vidra village (visiting the old wooden church with original paintings from the XVII century) – The Snail Hill   natural reservation – Waterfall   – Avram Iancu Memorial Museum – Gaina Mountain – returning to the guesthouse and dinner.


Day 3 Breakfast; jeep trip to the Posaga Monastery and the Healing Spring and to the Scarita – Belioara Botanical Reservation. Here we will go hiking up the mountain for 800m altitude difference, where the landscapes are amazing.

Flori minunate la Scarita Belioara

On our way up we will stop on different points that offer a beautiful view of the Aries Valley. Because of the orienting of the versant, we will find mediterranean plants towards the South and arctic plants towards the North, were is colder – this is a unique phenomenon in Romania. Returning to the guesthouse and dinner.


Day 4 Breackfast; offroad trip on Muntele Mare  (1837 m)  after returning to the guesthouse; dinner

Muntele Mare -offroad in apuseni

Day 5 Breakfast. Visiting Ramet Gorges and the Ramet Monastery . On our way back we will pass through Ponor, a very beautiful area with traditional Romanian houses; this will seem like a trip in time, in the past of this region. Dinner at the guesthouse.


Day 6 Breakfast. Visiting Poarta lui Ionele Cave and the biggest ice cave in Romania – Scarisoara Cave (here is the 2nd biggest glacier in a cave in Europe, Reflexii la Ghetarul de la Scarisoara 75.000 m3 of ice, and many stalagmites and other ice formations with graphical names: the Sea Horse, the Elephant, the Church and so on). Afterwards, offroad tour on Bihor peak, the highest peak of the Apuseni Mountains (1849 m altitude – a beautiful view point for the entire Transylvania) Returning to the guesthouse and dinner.


Day 7 Visiting Turda Gorges . Returning to the guesthouse on an offroad route and dinner.


Day 8 Breakfast. Visiting the gold mine galleries in Rosia Montana (the only ones in Europe that are 2000 years old) and the Detunata natural reservation (with 200m Basalt Columns and amazing scenery). Return to the guesthouse and dinner

Rezervatia  Detunata -coloane de bazalt  spre cer






Day 9  Tourists transfer to the Cluj Napoca Airport. On our way there we will stop in Turda and visit the salt mine.


Group of less then 4 persons                     530     E/person/tour

Group with more than 4 persons               480     E/person/tour

We are open to any suggestion and the program is flexible, according to what you wish to visit.


The price includes:

Accommodation in the guesthouse for 8 nights and 3 meals/day (because by lunch time we will be visiting different objectives, each morning you will receive a lunchbox for the trip) guide (English speaking guide)

Transport to all the tourist objectives by car (4x4car – jeep).


The price does not include

Travel insurance

Flight  ticket

The fee for the tourist objectives

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