Picturesque Hiking Trip: Apuseni Natural Park, Rural Life & Scenic Picnic

Let's go on a hiking trip to Apuseni Natural Park! Incredible landscapes, diverse vegetation, impressive woodlands and steep stone walls are waiting to impress you! You will also experience rural life and see villages spread over rolling hills and curvy paths, with locals greeting us as we pass by! Finally, we'll enjoy a delicious picnic lunch in a panoramic viewpoint - ready to go?

What you need to know about the picturesque hiking tour:

  • This is a full day private hiking tour from Cluj-Napoca to Apuseni Natural Park in the Western Carpathian Mountains. Duration: 8-10 hours
  • Included: transport with modern car, sandwich & coffee for breakfast, snacks/water during the hike, picnic lunch & friendly guide
  • The hiking will be 5 hours long and of moderate difficulty. Route can be changed on the spot depending on weather and your preferences, with plenty of trails to choose from
  • We will drive about 1h 45m on secondary roads passing through traditional villages where you can see local life and meet locals
  • At the end, you'll enjoy a delicious picnic with traditional, organic products in a panoramic viewpoint. Nature's restaurant :)
  • Plenty of photo opportunities on this tour - bring your camera!

Additional information

Please have good hiking shoes or boots.

And depending on weather / season, wear clothes (warm clothes, rain jacket, sunscreen, etc). A light backpack with some extra supplies is useful.

After I confirm your tour I'll give you more details on what to bring and what to expect from the weather.

Moments to expect in the hiking trip in Apuseni Natural Park:

See village life at its best

On this tour you will see Romanian traditional rural life at its best: in these parts villagers are still the adepts of a simple lifestyle in accordance with nature's laws. The typically village friendship between people and their livestock is a common scene here and you will see how locals live.

See village life at its best

Landscape photography

Our hike will take us on curvy trails through woodlands and clearings but also on highlands and plateaus, places where the serenity of Apuseni Mountains can be admired. You will get splendid views of the area and nature's beauty - something your camera will surely like!

Landscape photography

Discover nature's wonders

Also on our route we will venture through forests to reach a nicely hidden waterfall formed by nature on a vertical cliff. Water comes from many unseen smaller streams from higher up in the mountains and its smooth flow and peaceful sound will delight you!

Discover nature's wonders

Picnic lunch

At the end of our trip I'll take you to a beautiful panoramic viewpoint where we'll set up a picnic lunch with traditional products from the area. The combination of food, views and nature will create a beautiful memory for you on this hiking trip!

Picnic lunch
2 x 96 Euro
How to book this tour?
  1. Choose how many people and when
  2. Request a booking and fill in your details
  3. Flexible payment and cancelation
  4. Guide answers in 24h
  5. Children prices

Cancelation & refund policy


Sends us or the guide an email 24h before the tour informing us you can't make it and you'll get a full refund of your payment, no questions asked.

Location details

  • Starting point: Cluj-Napoca
  • Nearest airport: Cluj-Napoca's Avram Iancu International Airport
  • Nearest train station: Cluj-Napoca
  • Landscape: Hills, Mountains, Countryside

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