The nature reserve is in the northern part of Perșani Mountains and is crossed by the Vârghiş river. It consists of numerous limestone cliffs and geomorphologic formations.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Moderate
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location or pick up
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In the morning, you will be picked up from your accommodation in Brasov and you will be taken to the entrance of the natural reserve, situated outside the village of Varghis. Please feel free to write down you hotel name in Brasov, on the relevant section when booking.

From here, you will begin a relaxing trek through the forest and wilderness of the gorge. You will walk along the river on wooden bridges and trails and you will discover the caves that were formed here during the passing of time. The biggest cave, named Orban Balazs cave, is home to one of the biggest bat colony in the Carpathians. If you decide to explore it, you will also discover amazing species of spiders and insects, found on the cave's walls.

In the end, you will return to the car and you will be taken back to Brasov. On your way back, there is a possibility to visit a local artisan who is specialized in wood carving.

This experience has flexible start times - departures. After booking, the local supplier will contact you in order to arrange the exact starting time of your tour.(If you accidentaly don't receive an update email from your local supplier within 24 hours please contact him back in order to arrange the time. All the local supplier's info will be provided to you as soon as you book.)

What's included

  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Brasov
  • Transport by air conditioned / heated vehicle
  • English speaking licensed guide
  • Entrance fee to the nature reserve

What's excluded

  • Food & drinks (we recommend taking a sandwich and some water)
  • Entrance to the wood carving shop
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities

What do I need to bring

  • Wear good condition mountain shoes (avoid flip-flops, sandals, heels)
  • Wear adequate clothing, according to weather conditions (keep in mind that temperatures inside the gorge are lower)
  • Bring a small backpack and some snacks, sandwiches and water
  • If you want to explore the caves, make sure you have a flashlight. If you don't have one, please contact us

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for people with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • A fair fitness level is required
  • Moderate amount of walking on uneven surfaces is involved
  • Please wear adequate shoes and dress according to weather conditions

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled



Guided Language

  • English
  • Romanian


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