Did you know: Thanks to the stimulating climate of the salt mine, the air is very beneficial for the treating of asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic kidney diseases, chronic sinusitis, pulmonary emphysema and much more!
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Very easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

Early in the morning, your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Brasov.
Please feel free to write your hotel name in Brasov on the relevant section when booking.

After a 170 kilometers drive you will reach the village of Praid, in Harghita county. Here, you will descend by bus deep into the underground salt deposit and then take a walking tour of the impressive salt mine. There are 15.6 degrees Celsius inside, so dress adequately. You will have time to wander around the huge salt galleries. Besides admiring the 20 million years old salt layers, inside you can play pool or table tennis, watch movies, enjoy an underground adventure park or just relax and breathe the therapeutic salty air.

After returning to surface, you will be taken near the village of Bisericani, on top of a hill where you will climb inside the 'Heart of Jesus', the biggest statue of Jesus in Eastern Europe. The 22 meter (72 ft) tall metal structure is situated on top of Gordon hill and can be climbed thanks to an inside ladder that will take you on top of its head, from where you can see a beautiful panorama of the surrounding area. Its shape and design makes it one of the most unique representations of Jesus in the world, that is for sure.

If there is time, on your way back to Brasov, you can visit the Racos Geological Complex: the Emerald Lake, the Basalt Columns and the fascinating volcanic canyon.

In the end you will be dropped off at your hotel in Brasov.

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 accidentally 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.)

Pick up locations

What's included

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

What's excluded

  • Food and drinks
  • Other personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure

Categories

  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR

Guided Language

  • English

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