Ceahlau Mountains

Tour Number

Activity Level

232482


Categories

Religious Heritage, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for nature lovers.

Friendly: No.
Equipment: Mountain tent, sleeping bag, waterproof boots, isolier, rucksack, aluminium flask, rain cloak, thick clothes,good physical condition

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational), German (advanced), Romanian (fluent)

7 days hike tour in Ceahlau Mountains


Worshiped by our ancestors Ceahlau has a yearly date celebrated by the pilgrims : 6 August named also the day of the mountain. Ceahlau mountain was considered by Dacians the nest of Zamolxis god. The old name of the Mountain is Peon which translated from Greek means "The Pole House". Today Ceahlau is considered the second holy mountain of Orthodox Christianity after Mount Athos.

Itinerary

FIRST DAY : Start point Oradea - Bicaz The road is made by bus.

SECOND DAY : Bicaz . Boat ride on Lake Bicaz

THIRD DAY : Bicaz - Chalet Izvorul Muntelui . Travel time : around 2 hours. Travel distance : around 7 km.

FOURTH DAY :Chalet Izvorul Muntelui - Chalet Dochia . Travel time around 5 hours.

FIFTH DAY :Chalet Dochia - Waterfall Duruitoarea - Durau . Travel time : around 3 hours. Level difference 1070 m . Travel distance: around 10 km. Altitudes :Chalet Dochia 1800 m - Waterfall Duruitoarea 1270 m - Durau 800 m

SIXTH DAY: We are visiting Northern Moldavia Monasteries{Voronet, Agapia , Sucevita, Varatec, Putna, Moldovita, Arbore The road is made by bus.

SEVENTH DAY: Durau - Oradea. The road is made by bus.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Oradea
Hotel Continental
Strada Strandului nr1

End location: Oradea
Hotel Continental
Aleea Strandului nr 1

Duration: 7 days

Transportation

By bus :
• Opel Vivaro

• Number of seats: 6 passengers + 1 driver
• Fabrication year: 2007
• ABS, TEM, ASR

» air conditioning system
» independent heating
» audio system - mp3 player Sony
» reclining bucket seats with seat belts
» armrests for each seating position
» upholstered and sound proofed interior (including the ceiling);
» floor mats;
» car boot for luggage
» box thule (at request)
» tinted windows

What’s Included

Tour guide:
English, German, French
Transportation:
Oradea - Cheile Bicazului - Bicaz lac tour
Durau - Oradea retour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1500 Ron - 1500 ron approx 400 euro for food, drink, accommodation
Little tour to visit the monasteries from Moldova (10-20 Euro/person)

What’s Extra

Food, Drink, Accommodation
Little tour to visit the Moldavian Monasteries (10-20 euro/person)
Entrance fees

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Message Arin P.

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