The realm of fairy tails - Padis, Apuseni Natural Park - Private tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

157561


Categories

Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers. This tour requires a medium physical condition and to be an experienced hiker.

Friendly: No.
This tour requires a medium physical condition and is suitable only for experienced hikers.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (basic), Romanian (fluent)

3 Days tour of nature and adventure


Padis area is definitely one of the most beautiful regions in the Apuseni Mountains, Romania. Well known for the large number of interesting caves that attract thousands of tourists, the most imposing and splendid karst formations in Romania such as Cetatile Ponorului (Fortresses of Ponor) - declared a natural monument, and the bucolic landscape with wild horses and haystacks, the whole area is a paradise for those who want both a relaxing and adventurous holiday.
No doubt, it is a once in a lifetime experience.
This is an unique place in Europe, that has many and various natural attractions on a small area. In a single day you'll see ice caves, vertical caves, huge karst complex with an underground river, gorges and waterfalls! This is not just a walk in the park so You should get ready for some adrenaline!

Important: This tour is for experienced hikers only!

Itinerary

Day 1:
We are heading to the heart of Apuseni Natural Park. Visiting the karst plateau called Lumea Pierduta(The Lost World) with the most impressive vertical caves in the area.
Day 2:
Today you're in for an 8 hour adventure called Galbena Gorge Circuit. We'll visit Focul Viu Ice cave, then cross the wild and spectacular and wild Galbena Gorge. Most of the crossing is made on cables or. . . through water.
After this, we have the vertical Bortig Ice Cave, 54 m deep! Just imagine how it's like to stand near it and look down…
Day 3:
For today he have the famous Cetatile Ponorului Circuit (Fortresses of Ponor).
First, we have the place called Balcoane (The Balconies), viewpoints above the impressive walls that guard the entrance of Cetatile Ponorului Cave.
We'll cross the cave making our way through big boulders and water. The exit of the cave is followed by a short climb on cables and soon we'll be facing the impressive portal, which is 74 m high. This makes it the biggest portal in Romania.
End of the tour.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 days

IMPORTANT: The program can be altered on the spot, depending on weather conditions and other relevant aspects such as the physical condition of the participants.

Tour dates: April - October

Transportation

Dacia Logan MCV Prestige 2016

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Accommodation in mountain hut.
Transport/Transfers (from/to established meeting points)
2 meals/day (Breakfast&Dinner)

Licensed Tour Guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 RON - Lunch, snacks, personal expenses

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: Meals that are not specified in the program

For larger groups (more than 3 persons), please inquire for a customized tour quote.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    157561


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers. This tour requires a medium physical condition and to be an experienced hiker.

    Friendly: No.
    This tour requires a medium physical condition and is suitable only for experienced hikers.

    Maximum travelers: 3

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), German (basic), Romanian (fluent)

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