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Trekking in Ciucas Mountains on Gropsoare ridge

Get ready to enter the magic world of Ciucas Mountains! Prepare for a relaxing day in the kingdom of the pans, needles and sugar heads, beautiful meadows, amazing 360 degrees viewpoints. Already curious? Well then..check out the details!

Where: Ciucas Mountains (1 day)
Itinerary and map: Bucharest – Valenii de Munte – Cheia – Bucharest
Departure point: Bucharest, 8 am. Arrival time: approx. 10 pm
Best time for trekking: all year round
Type of activity: trekking
The trek is rated as: medium – difficult

The program looks like this:

Early in the morning we’ll leave the crowded city and head for the small village of Cheia.

Situated at the foothills of Ciucas Mountains, Cheia is a quiet and small village, a perfect destination for a one day hike!

Our aim for the day is the awesome Gropsoare – Zaganu route, famous for its beautiful and strange rock formations, amazing viewpoints, beautiful meadows…..

But that’s not all folks! After a great trek through the forest and numerous landscape changes, you will be rewarded with a spectacular view from Gropsoare Peak (1883 m). Oh boy, it’s difficult to describe the view from the top, along with the feeling of accomplishment….

Further on, the route takes us along the ridge line and soon we’ll get to Chirusca Saddle. From the saddle we’ll make a descent all the way to Muntele Rosu hut ( Red Mountain hut).

After all that good effort, now it’s time for a good meal and a cold Ciucas beer!

From the hut we’ll slowly descend through the forest back to Cheia village, and end a beautiful trekking day.

IMPORTANT: The program can be altered on the spot, depending on weather conditions and other relevant aspects such as the physical condition of the participants.

Price: For one person ( 190 EUR ); Group of 2 ( 98 EUR/pp ); Group of 3 ( 89 EUR/pp ); Group of 4-6 ( 77 EUR/pp ).

The prices include: transport by private car or minibus ( depending on the group size ), guide services. The prices do not include other personal expenses.

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