Hiking in the destination

Tours are organized for a day (minimum 4 persons) throughout the year on marked trails during which the protected areas of the destination can be visited.









Marked tourist trails:

Băile Tușnad / Lake Ciucaş (636 m) – Mofetta (648 m) – Entrance gate of the Falcon Stone NR (thematic path) (673 m) – hiking route:
Marking:
yellow spots, informative boards.
Duration to the mofetta:
20 minutes (15 minutes of walking, 5 minutes of resting next to the boards). Time spent there: depends on the tourist/group, approx. 5-10 minutes. Duration to the entrance gate of the Falcon Stone NR: approx. 30 minutes (15 minutes of walking, 5 minutes of resting next to the boards). Duration back to the town: 10-15 minutes.
Length:
1.5 km.
Level difference:
42 m.
Grade:
2.1%.
Easy route, recommended for everyone.


Băile Tușnad (677 m) – Apor Bastion (762 m) – hiking route:
Marking:
red dot.
Duration from the town to the bastion: approx. 30 minutes (20 minutes of walking, 10 minutes of resting). Time spent there: depends on the tourist/group, approx. 15-20 minutes. Duration back to the town: approx. 20 minutes.
Length: 1.2 km.
Level difference: 85 m.
Grade: 5.2%.
The shortest and easiest route, suitable for all ages. It can be done by bike too.

 

Băile Tușnad / Lake Ciucaş (636 m) – Falcon Stone (thematic path) (858 m) – hiking route:
Marking: red triangle.
Duration from to town to the peak/cross: 1 h (45 minutes of hiking, 15 minutes of resting). Time spent there: depends on the tourist/group, approx. 15-20 minutes. Duration back to the town: approx. 30 minutes.
Length: 1.4 km.
Level difference: 222 m.
Grade: 15.3%.
The route is recommended for trained tourists with proper physical condition. It is contraindicated for heart patients suffering from diseases of the circulatory system and respiratory diseases, rheumatic or other diseases of the joints or cartilages.

 

Tusnad Spa (656 m) - Saint Ann Shelter (1065 m)

Marking: red cross until the shelter, blue triangle to Big Ciomad.

Duration: upwards 3-3 1/2 h, downwards 2-2 1/2 h.

Length: 6 km.

Level difference: 554 m.

The road is recommended for tourists in excellent physical condition. At winter-time it is almost inaccessible because of the slidings.

 

Tusnad Spa (656 m) - Fortress Peak (1079 m) – Lake Saint Annd Shelter (1065 m) – Lake Ridge of Bixad (1122 m) - Bixad village (640 m)

Marking: blue line; blue point towards Fortress Peak.

Duration: 4-5 h upwards, 3 1/2-4 h downwards.

Length: 14 km.

Level difference: 560 m.

The route is accessible in all seasons. It is recommended for tourists with good physical condition.

 

 

Tusnad Spa (656 m) - Miner creek - Big Piliske (1374 m)
Marking: blue cross.
Duration: upwards 1.5 -2 h.
Length: 4 km.

Level difference: 720 m.
It is accessible in all seasons, recommended for tourists with good physical condition.

 

Vârghiş Stream (700 m) - Mohos Meadow (1120 m)- Saint Ann Shelter(1065 m)

Marking: yellow triangle.

Duration: upwards 2 h, downwards 1 1/2 h.

Level difference: 420 m.

Length: 5,5 km.

The route is pleasant and accessible in all seasons and for all age-categories/groups.

 

Csíki Frontier Inn/Rest house (635 m) – Lake Saint Anne Shelter (1065 m)

Marking: blue cross.

Duration: upwards 1 1/2 h, downwards 1 h.

Length: 3.75 km.

Level difference: 430 m.

The route is accessible in all seasons. It is nice, pleasant and safe. It can be recommended for elderly tourists too.

 

Mohos Peat Bog - Nadaş Spa (850 m) – The rail station of Tușnadul Nou (640 m)

Marking: red dot.

Duration: upwards 4-4 1/2 h, downwards 3-3 1/2 h.

Level difference: 395 m.

Length: 14 km.

This route is one of the most beautiful ones and it is accessible in all seasons.

 

Saint Ann Lake Shelter (1065 m) - Hotel Best Western (935 m) - Balvanyos Spa (850 m)

Marking: yellow cross.

Duration: 1 1/2-2 h.

Level difference: 245 m.

Length: 7 km.

It is the shortest path between Lake Saint Anne and Balvanyos Spa. The route is accessible in all seasons.

 

Saint Ann Lake Shelter (1065 m) - Gorgan Peak (1135 m) - Ţeţelea Peak (1173 m)

Marking: blue cross.

Duration: 3 1/2-4 h.

Level difference: 105 m.

Length: 9 km.

The difficulty level of the track is medium. Due to its length in the winter is recommended only for experienced and well equipped tourists.

 

 

Cozmeni village - Lăzăreşti (650 m) – Capelei Field – Fortress Balvanyos (950 m)

Marking: red cross.

Duration: 5-6 h.

Length: 15.5 km.

Level difference: 385 m.

The only tourist route which connects the Lower Ciuc with the fortress of Balvanyos.

 

Peak Ţeţelea (1173 m) - Pass Caşin (875 m) - Peak Goat (Capra) (1060 m)

Marking: blue line.

Duration: 3,5-4 h.

Length: 12 km.

Level difference: 298 m.

It is available in all seasons.

 

Tușnadul Nou (672 m) – Mitaci Meadow - Haghita Crest

Marking: blue dot.

Duration: 3-4 h.

Length: 10 km.

Level difference: 626 m.

This route is available in all seasons for tourist in good physical condition.

 

Hotel Best Western (935 m) - Smelly Cave (1053 m)

Marking: red dot.

Duration: 45 minutes.

Length: 1.5 km.

Level difference: 120 m.

It is available in all seasons.

 

Hotel Best Western (935 m) - Smelly Cave (1053 m) - Alum Cave-Bird cemetery - Killer Cave- Buffogó Peat Bog - Hotel Best Western (935 m)

Marking: blue dot.

Duration: 2-3 h.

Length: 4 km.

Level difference: 120 m.

This route is accessible in all seasons.



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