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  • From Cluj-Napoca: Turda Salt Mines and Rimetea Day Trip

    1. From Cluj-Napoca: Turda Salt Mines and Rimetea Day Trip

    Depart from Cluj-Napoca and head to Turda, once the most important economic center of the region where salt, also known as “white gold,” has been extracted since the Roman age. Arrive for a guided tour at the Salina Turda salt mine and discover the history of salt mining in the town dating from the 17th century. Explore site, including the Terezia mine, Rudolf hall, and the Franz Josef Gallery.  Afterwards, spend the afternoon in the Transylvanian western mountains in the village of Rimetea. The chalk-white houses and the harmonious structure of the village have earned it several distinctions. Considered to be one of the most beautiful village in Transylvania, it received the Europa Nostra Award for its architectural preservation.  Next up, take a 1-hour hike to the ruins of the Coltesti Fortress for an impressive view of the valley below. Here, at the foot of Székelykő rock, enjoy a t...

  • Eastern Carpathians Full Day 4x4 Tour

    2. Eastern Carpathians Full Day 4x4 Tour

    Traveling with a 4x4 car is the best way to visit and discover the highlands of the Eastern Carpathians. The rugged mountain chain is a dramatic mix of almost untouched forests, pure streams, beautiful gorges, rocky uplands and rolling farmland. Besides the stunning scenery, meet local people on the route and witness their traditional way of living, scenic lookout points and thrilling wilderness routes. Pass through small villages, hidden valleys and along mountain ridges, giving you a unique experience with some fantastic photo opportunities. For lunch, choose between a picnic in nature or freshly baked trout in a remote mountainous village. Optionally, enjoy an easy 3-hour hike in the rocky Hasmas Mountains, or a self-drive experience assisted by your guide on some parts where the terrain is not too difficult. Your adventure tour starts in Miercurea Ciuc where your guide awaits you t...

    Istvan was a very nice guide, he took us on amazing places, we had a sandwich made by him in top of mountain, the view was astonishing. After that, my husband had his first experience at via ferrata, Istvan took good care of his back. I would highly recommend his tour, we are hoping to have more activities with him. Thank you, Istvan!

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based on 3 reviews

it doesn't get any better

for a rating it is always helpful if you can say what could be optimized. However, I actually have nothing to do with it. Both the process at GYG and the implementation by the organizer have been extremely professional. A normal constitution suitable for everyday use is sufficient. Our trip was adjusted to the conditions such as weather, personal wishes, transfer, so that an optimal experience was possible and each of us could find his personal highlight.

Istvan was a very nice guide, he took us on amazing places, we had a sandwich made by him in top of mountain, the view was astonishing. After that, my husband had his first experience at via ferrata, Istvan took good care of his back. I would highly recommend his tour, we are hoping to have more activities with him. Thank you, Istvan!