Welcome to an adventure lover's paradise! If you're looking for an adrenaline-pumping experience that offers breathtaking viewpoints and the opportunity to capture envy-inducing Instagram photos, look no further. Just 30 km away from Cluj-Napoca, in the heart of Transylvania, lies a hidden gem that will leave you in awe - the via ferrata from Cheile Turzii, also known as Turda Gorges.
Prepare to be mesmerized by the sheer beauty of this natural wonder as you embark on an unforgettable journey. The via ferrata trail is designed for all skill levels, making it accessible even for beginners with no technical experience. You'll start your ascent from the river level, gradually making your way up the gorges, surrounded by towering cliffs and lush vegetation.
But the real highlight of the adventure awaits you at the "Grota lui Hili", a vertical cave that will leave you speechless. As you navigate through this awe-inspiring natural wonder, you'll feel the thrill of conquering the rugged terrain, surrounded by the stunning Transylvanian landscape. The views from the top are nothing short of spectacular, offering panoramic vistas that will take your breath away.
And fear not, for the descent is just as exhilarating as the climb. The via ferrata is a one-way trail, which means you'll be rewarded with a hike along a scenic trail as you make your way back down, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the unspoiled beauty of this enchanting region.
So, if you're a sporty tourist seeking an unforgettable adventure, the via ferrata from Cheile Turzii is an absolute must-visit. Get ready to experience the thrill of climbing amidst awe-inspiring natural beauty and create memories that will last a lifetime.
A via ferrata ―an Italian term which means ‘iron path’― is a protected climbing route, built with a steel cable rail affixed to the rock, metal steps, ladders, suspension bridges and zip wires. Although it sounds hard and dangerous, it is rather simple and enjoyable. No previous technical experience is required, but we advise against it if you have fear of heights. Safety equipment will be provided by us, as well as an unforgettable experience. This activity consists of the following steps:
1. Equipping everyone in the parking lot and providing safety and technical tutorial (20 mins)
2. Hiking through the gorges to the start of the via ferrata (15 mins)
3. Exploring a small fortified cave right next to the via ferrata (15 mins)
4. Climbing on the via ferrata using the provided equipment (2 hours)
5. Photo session on top of the via ferrata (20 mins)
6. Hiking back to the parking lot on a marked trail (40 mins) DISCLAIMER: By booking this service you agree to abide by the technical and safety instructions provided by the guide(s), and you acknowledge that inherent risks of injury (however unlikely) do exist outside the control of your guide(s)
Get ready for an extraordinary experience that will leave you awe-struck and craving for more. Are you ready to embark on this brilliant adventure
Please note the following disclaimer: By booking this service, you are acknowledging and agreeing to comply with the technical and safety instructions provided by the guide(s). You also acknowledge that there may be inherent risks of injury, although unlikely, that are beyond the control of your guide(s).