Day trip

From Brasov: Day Trip to Varghis Gorge

Activity provider: Outdoor Holidays

From Brasov: Day Trip to Varghis Gorge

Activity provider: Outdoor Holidays

From US$ 92.62 per person

Hike through one of the most spectacular geological landscapes in Romania. Explore 122 caves and the biggest colony of bats in Romania. Relax in nature and spend some time discovering the landscape of the gorge.

About this activity

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Romanian
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Pass through the picturesque Romanian countryside on your way to the gorge
  • Enjoy an easy hike through the idyllic forests in Harghita county
  • Explore one of the 122 caves mapped so far in the reservation
Full description
Following pickup from your accommodation in Brasov, head to the entrance of the nature reserve, situated outside the quaint village of Varghis. Begin a relaxing trek through the forest and wilderness of the gorge. Walk along the river over wooden bridges, and climb over small rocks. Discover the numerous caves that have formed here over many centuries. In the biggest cave, named Orban Balazs Cave, see one of the biggest bat colonies in Romania. Go inside and explore this unique place with the company of your guide. After your adventure in the Gorge, return to the car and be taken back to Brasov. On your way back visit a local wood carver and enjoy a glimpse into the local way of life.
  • English speaking licensed guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned car
  • Entrance fee to nature reserve
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Brasov
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities, optional
  • Other personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Daypack

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Moderate amount of walking on uneven surfaces is needed
  • Please wear adequate shoes and dress according to weather conditions

Product ID: 309083