Get a Cluj Tour / Apuseni day hike: Rimetea

Apuseni day hike: Rimetea

€ 47

per person

Suspend your daily urban worries and energize your spirit with a pure nature immersion. Climb a mountain peak and stand in awe when looking down at the perfect geometric patterns of the fields around.

Travel Details

Apuseni Mountains (Transylvania)
Start / End
1 day
Departure time
8:30 am
Estimated return time:
4:00 pm
April - November
Tour type
discover; hiking & adventure
Rimetea village
Dress code
appropriate outdoor clothing & equipment we recommend (season wise): 25l-35l trail backpack, good hiking boots, hiking pants, midlayers, waterproof jacket & pants, hat/cap, sunglasses, gloves, hiking poles, water bottle / hydration packs (min. 1 l), first aid kit, emergency whistle, energy bars.
Trail difficulty
Total trail lenght
6 km
Driving distance
140 km
Car transfer duration
2h 30min (2 ways)
tour not available in bad weather conditions (extreme heat or heavy rain)

Characterized by a complex limestone landscape, the area reveals one of the most charming mountain villages in Transylvania.

This guided day tour from Cluj puts you face-to-face with the aboveground natural beauty.


Cluj - Rimetea - Cluj

Departure from Cluj at 8:30 am. Start the hike to Piatra Secuiului Peak from the village of Rimetea. In no more than two hours we’ll be arriving on the top. From here, we’ll have a view down to the village and around.

Difficulty: medium -> difficult

Trail lenght: 6 km

Level difference: +600m / -600 m

Min. altitude: 525 m

Max. altitude: 1128 m

Getting down, have lunch and visit the village of Rimetea which will reveal it’s houses remarkably conserved as if in a museum.

Heading back to Cluj, a stop is possible for the visit of Turda salt mine* to decent into the womb of the earth, once used as an antiaircraft shelter, later on as cheese ripening center and finally upgraded to a modern amusement park. *It is not recommended to visit the salt mine if you have heart, lungs, digestive and other health conditions. You can check them all here.

Way back to Cluj for the best night sleep ever.

(no meals included)


services of an English speaking guide / driver

pick up & drop off

transportation by private vehicle or minibus

gas, road tax and parking fees

Not included:

entry tickets for Turda salt mine (optional visit)

your meals and drinks

personal expenses


from 47 EUR

you can choose departure date

price varies according to number of participants

you can choose guiding language (subject to availability)

Check here what discounts apply to this tour.

All prices are listed per person and calculated on an 8 participants basis.
For tours for more than 8 participants, please request a quote.