One of the most hidden secrets of the Carphatians: Gârliște, Buhui and Caraș Gorges!
Day 1: We leave from Brașov at 8:00 am and we drive about 7 hours to the Semenic – Cheile Carașului National Park where we stay 4 nights to a 2* guesthouse/hotel, in twin rooms, with private facilities. Welcome dinner!
Day 2: Breakfast. Short transfer (about 30 minutes) to Anina town – one of the few towns in Romania which history is entirely known as it is a relatively young settlement. It was founded on 24 June 1773, when Austrian colonist families (from Styria, Austria) settled here. They were specialized in producing charcoal, used in the iron and steal plant in Oravița. We start our first day of the adventure crossing the astonishing and wild Gârliște Gorges (Cheile Garliștei)! The trek is a medium one, with some narrow passages. Time: about 5 – 7 hours. Transfer back to the guesthouse (about 40 minutes). Lunch pack and dinner.
Day 3: Breakfast. Depending where we are staying we have a short transfer or we start our second day of the adventure directly from the guesthouse. Today we trek crossing the mysterious and mystic Buhui Gorges (Cheile Buhui), than to Iabalcea plateau. We end up the tour in the cozy village of Iabalcea. The trek is a medium one. Time: about 7 – 8 hours. Transfer back to our headquarter (about 40 minutes). Lunch pack and dinner.
Day 4: Breakfast. Transfer to the starting point of our last day of adventure (about 50 minutes). Today we trek crossing the amazing and impressive Caraș Gorges (Cheile Carașului). The trek is a medium one, with some narrow passages. Time: about 5 – 6 hours. Transfer back to the guesthouse (about 40 minutes). Lunch pack and farewell dinner.
Day 5: A happy breakfast after this adventure! We drive back to Brașov about 7 hours. On our way we visit The ‘Steam Locomotives’ Museum’ in Reșița, the largest technical museum in open air in Europe.