1 or 2 Day Hiking Tour in Piatra Craiului National Park

Marian With: Marian 27
Piatra Craiului Mountains are one of the best places to go hiking in Romania! The unmistakable 25 km limestone ridge scratches the sky and attracts hikers like a magnet - so let's go trekking in this natural park! We'll pass through fragrant forests, traditional mountain villages where we meet locals and stop at clearings to admire beautiful views!

Moments to expect in the hiking trip to Piatra Craiului Natural Park

  • Hike in Piatra Craiului National Park

    Hike in Piatra Craiului National Park

    The Carpathian Mountains offer many spectacular sights for those going on hiking trips but Piatra Craiului Mountains is undoubtedly unique: the 25km limestone ridge is a 'wall in the sky' fascinating to watch, exciting to hike! No matter which trail we take, we'll enjoy superb views! Piatra Craiului Park is also a well-preserved ecosystem for vegetation and wild animals. We will hike to Curmatura Hut on top of a hill to admire the entire area!

  • Zarnesti Gorge - a natural wonder!

    Zarnesti Gorge - a natural wonder!

    On our hiking tour we will also pass through Zarnesti Gorge, one of the most popular and beautiful in Romania. While in its narrow pass you will feel isolated from the outside world and protected by the rocky walls around you. And the clean, fresh mountain air is going to make your trip so much better!

  • Traditional Romanian mountain villages

    Traditional Romanian mountain villages

    Romania is a country with many villages and each have adapted to their environment. Villages in the Carpathian Mountains are special because locals have a unique way of life, self-sustainable and isolated from the outside world. We will pass through the villages of Magura and Pestera and you will meet locals and learn more about what they do and their fascinating daily life.

  • [Tour extension]: 2-day hike in Piatra Craiului = summit the ridge!

    [Tour extension]: 2-day hike in Piatra Craiului = summit the ridge!

    If you extend this hiking trip to 2-days then we can attempt to summit the Baciului Peak at 2238m, the highest in Piatra Craiului. The views from up top are breathtaking and worth the effort! A very good physical condition is required for this. We can also do other trails including partially traverse the limestone ridge. Trails will be discussed and agreed on the spot.
    [180 Euro/person extra cost everything included; available on booking page]

Tour price: 2 x €60
How it works
  1. Booking this tour & customization
  2. Availability confirmation in 24h
  3. Flexible payment
  4. Easy planning & cancelation

Location details

  • Starting point: Brasov
  • Nearest airport: Bucharest International Henri Coanda Airport
  • Nearest train station: Brasov
  • Landscape: Mountains, mountain villages, gorges

Frequently Asked Questions about the Hiking Tour in Piatra Craiului

Our guide will check the weather before your tour and knows the situation on the ground. If the weather will make hiking in Piatra Craiului impossible, he will inform you and you can reschedule or cancel the tour and get a refund. Weather in the mountains is unpredictable so make sure to take adequate hiking clothing (waterproof jacket, boots, warm clothes etc)
In a family-owned guesthouse in the village of Magura with a spectacular view. A double room with en-suite WC. With delicious breakfast, dinner and lunch pack made with homegrown, locally-sourced ingredients.

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