Apuseni day hike: Rimetea
€ 47per 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.
Apuseni Mountains (Transylvania)
Start / End
Estimated return time:
April - November
discover; hiking & adventure
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.
Total trail lenght
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.
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)