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Apuseni day hike: Salciua

€ 49

per person

Step away from the crowds into the serenity of the Carpathians. Discover a Natura 2000 site and enjoy biodiversity. Have a drink in a local village bar where tourists seldom enter. Walk on the footsteps of Wild Carpathia team.

Travel Details

Apuseni Mountains (Transylvania)
Start / End
1 day
Departure time
8:30 am
Estimated return time
5:00 pm
April - November
Tour type
hiking & adventure
EU Natura 2000 site
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)
easy -> moderate
Total trail lenght
6 km
Driving distance
150 km
Car transfer duration
3 h (2 ways)
tour not available in bad weather conditions

This guided day tour from Cluj combines the beauty of nature with historical and cultural impressions as well as a touch of adventure.


Cluj – Salciua – Cluj

Departure from Cluj at 8:30 am. After a 1h30min car transfer and 30 km of mountain road, the steep-walled sides of the Aries Valley welcome us at the foot of Trascau Mountains. Coffee in a local village bar and start the hike from the village of Salciua. Forest roads, open fields with large perspectives, scenic village sights, impressive cliffs and wild meadow flowers will be the perfect recipe to experience joy and savor a picnic with a view.

Difficulty: easy -> moderate

Trail lenght: 6 km

Level difference: +300m / -300 m

Min. altitude: 425 m

Max. altitude: 725 m

Transfer back to Cluj in the afternoon.

(no meals included)


services of an English speaking guide / driver

pick up & drop off

transportation by private vehicle or minibus

Not included:

your meals and drinks (picnic lunch required)

your personal hiking equipment

your personal expenses


from 49 EUR

you can choose departure date & time

price varies according to number of participants

you can choose guiding language (subject to availability)


85 EUR

departure every Sunday (March to October)

fix pricing regardless the number of participants (min. 2 - max. 8 participants)

guiding available in English

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.