Discover the earth of Moldova-Bucovina in this 2days hiking trip from Iasi
The tour I propose to you is the "Natural Fortress" of Ceahlau in the earth of the Moldova-Bucovina region. This tour is especially for nature, mountain lovers. Why a fortress? Because in Ceahlau we will be able to discover towers, scenic peaks, crevassed walls like the walls of a fortress. We will meet the inhabitants of this fortress, fabulous characters, some even mythological such as Dochia Rock, Panaghia, the towers of Budu and Ana, Detunata, Toaca.
It just remains to be discovered. It will start at an altitude of about 800 m / 2600 ft and will reach 1904m / 6245 ft in Toaca's peak. Where we have a splendid view of the surroundings. We'll be in another world that you have to see.
**If you want to book this tour during winter months, please contact me because the logistic and itinerary will change**
Let's discover Ceahlau's "natural fortress. " We start our tour in Iasi and after 2 hours drive, we get to TG. Neamt where we stop seeing Neamt Fortress. Our journey continues toward the big fortress, The Izvorul Muntelui dam, and the Durau tourist resort. This is where our hike begins, we enter the citadel. There are several gates but one will lead us to the Duruitoarea waterfalls, and then after a sustained effort we arrive at Dochia Chalet where we stay overnight. The next day early morning we want to catch the first rays of the sun on Toaca peak. The Ceahlau Citadel has Detunate , Panaghia, many towers, and legends. We return it to Fantanele chalet where we can stop for a tea or coffee. Back to Iasi happy for the conquer we made.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: From tourists hotel in Iasi, or any other places specified by tourist.
End location: From tourists hotel in Iasi, or any other places specified by tourist.
Duration: 2 days
Meeting location: at the hotel, traveler's in Iasi or any other town.
The transportation will be done with an air conditioned 5 seat car.
Transportation for the entire trip with 5 seat car, air conditioned, from the tourist location to Durau resort and back. Guiding and assistance for the entire trip.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
150 RON - For food & drinks, overnight accommodation. Museum entrance fee.
Dochia chalet accommodation, food & drinks, museum entrance fee, souvenirs.
As a Romanian local guide, there are limitations to guiding inside some museums, castles, fortress, monasteries, wine testing.