In Fairyland

5.0 (4)
7 days 6 nights
Romania
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic+
Weight limit
85 kg / 187 lb

Embark on an extraordinary journey as we delve into the rural charm of Ghimes and traverse the vast expanses of the Csík Alps. The inspiration for this tour stems from the mythical tale of the Maros and Olt rivers, featuring a fairy named Tarkő, who lends her name to the Terkő ridge we will be exploring.

Over the course of this 7-day trail-ride through the enchanting wilderness of the Carpathian Mountains, we will gain insights into the country life of Szeklerland, savor local cuisine, and immerse ourselves in the authentic, nature-centric lifestyle of the local inhabitants and their rich culture. Venturing along concealed paths accessible only by horse or on foot, our journey will traverse ridges, forests, rivers, and narrow trails, providing a unique and intimate experience.

from US$ 821
per tourist for 7 days
Departing from
Ghimes
Tour starts
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Number of individuals
up to 6 tourists over 14 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo László K.
László K. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
My name is László Karda andI live with my family in Csíkszentdomokos, Transylvania (Romania). I am a folkdance teacher by profession, I have been teaching folk dance for more than 20 years. I teach not only children but adults as well. I have organized horse-riding tours since 2012. My wife and my children (a son and a daughter) help me with the tours. They are also fond of nature and horses. Our guests will have the possibility to see all these places on horseback or carriaged,they can taste our traditional foods, they can learn about ourculture. Our aim is to show Szeklerland with itʾs pure beauty and wilderness,but also the calm and peace that mountains can give people.

Tour highlights

Enjoy Breathtaking Views
Beautiful panoramas of the Carpathian Mountains
Relax in the Bath
Indulge in a rejuvenating soak in a barrel bath filled with warm, salty water amidst the picturesque surroundings
Try Traditional Local Gastronomy
You can taste local traditional foods on our tours

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

Arrival in Csikszendomokos, getting to know each other, dicussing the tour details.

Day 2
Pásztorbükk Tour
Day 3
Csík Alps Tour
Day 4
Ghimes Tour
Day 5
Öcsém Tour
Day 6
Olt Reze Tour
Day 7
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

The tour runs through mountainous terrain and a suitable physical condition is required for this.

horse

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic+
Guest House
6 nights

Accommodation during the tour is in comfortable guesthouses with 2-3 beds.

6 nights
Guest House

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Ghimes
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Tour conditions

Included

  • horse;
  • horse equipment;
  • guiding;
  • accomodation;
  • meals; 
  • visiting the museum and the national costume presentation.

Extras

  • flights;
  • insurance;
  • spirits.

Group size

up to 6 tourists

Duration

7 days
6 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

What you need to have: raincoat, waterproof boots, gaiters, head lamp, water bottle, helmet, sleeping bag.

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Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 4 reviews
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    Orsolya
    5 Sep, 2023
    about provider
    Super good, cooperative horses, kind, good-humoured tour guide, wonderful landscapes and people, breathtaking panorama, nature, mountain streams, waterfalls, forests, fields, hay fields, cows, sheep, shepherds. Wonderful food and very kind hospitality and hospitality awaited us everywhere. 😍 I can heartily recommend it to everyone. We would love to go back again next year! 🤗
    5 Sep, 2023
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    Tamás
    29 Aug, 2023
    about provider
    For the second time we had the pleasure to take part in a horseback riding tour organised by this team. With our very nice, friendly, cooperative, comfortable and well conditioned Transylvanian horses we toured the Gyimes, the Háromkúti basin and the Hidegség. We saw free grazing studs, herds of cattle, flocks of sheep. Riding along the ridges, we could admire the villages in the valley and the Nagyhagymás mountains in the distance. We enjoyed the sunshine, bathed in waterfalls and galloped in the pouring rain. During the hike we could listen to the folk songs of our guide, Laci. In the evenings, after a dinner of local delicacies, we could enjoy the guitar playing of Emőke and Gábor. I could go on for a long time about the folk dance festival in Csíkszentdomokos and the beauty of the Gyimes skiing area. These days will remain an everlasting experience for all of us, I can heartily recommend them to all riders who love touring!
    29 Aug, 2023
  • V
    Vic
    14 Aug, 2022
    about provider
    We went on a very enjoyable riding trip in the mountains. The staff was very professional and made sure that we enjoyed every moment. The views are very beautiful and the food was also very delicious. Anyone who is in the area and is looking for a slightly different and very enjoyable experience strongly recommend this riding trip.
    14 Aug, 2022

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