The Most Spectacular Hike in the Romanian Carpathians

Today we will hike Ciucaş Mountains, considered to be some of the most spectacular Mts. of the Carpathians. We will see some bizarre and unique rock formations with weird names (The Pigeon, The Tower of Goliath, The Elephant) hike to the top of Ciucaş Peak at 1954 metres and enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of Brasov Area and Piatra Craiului Mts. Prepare your backpack and camera!

What you need to know

  • This is a private day trip on request trip starting from Bucharest. Group size min 2 max 6 people
  • Transport and guidance included. Please check 'additional info' section for more details
  • We will hike in the mountains an entire day with significant physical effort involved (medium-high difficulty). We start at 1000 m and go up to the highest peak at 1954 m (4 hrs.). About 2 hrs. to get back to the car
  • Great landscapes and photo opportunities on the way

Additional information

Necessary equipment for the hike: light backpack (20 l max.), hiking boots or similar, fleece jacket, windproof/waterproof jacket, water (2 l), snacks for the day (ex: peanuts, almonds, chocolate, dried fruits), something to cover the head, mountain pants or similar (windproof and waterproof).

There are no huts on the route and no water sources. In case guests want, there is the posisbility of having dinner at a restaurant nearby, on the way back to Bucharest, after the hike.

The estimated driving time from Bucharest to the mountains and back is 3 hrs.

The tour can be altered on the spot depending on the weather, physical condition of the guests, other relevant aspects.

Moments to expect

Hiking up to Ciucas Peak

On our way to Ciucas Peak at 1954m we will enjoy some great views of the Carpathian mountains with exceptional fresh air. We will see some interesting rock formations and valleys like nowhere else in Romania!

Hiking up to Ciucas Peak

Plenty of photo opportunities

On our hike, you will want to stop many times to take photos of the surrounding landscapes. We will see some splendid views of Bucegi Mts and Piatra Craiului National Park, with all the other important Mts. formations in Romania. Charge your batteries!

Plenty of photo opportunities
2 x 148 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: Bucharest
  • Nearest airport: Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
  • Nearest train station: Bucharest North Railway Station
  • Landscape: Mountainous, hills, forests

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