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In the Wake of Legends

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

During our journey, we explore Nagyhagymás National Park, the sole national park in Szeklerland. Here we can witness hidden and untouched mountain landscapes, dense forests, awe-inspiring peaks, and crystal-clear waters. Some of these locations hold significant historical importance, while others seek validation through a variety of fairy tales and legends cherished by the local people.

The diverse terrain offers opportunities for both short and long horseback rides, but the more challenging slopes may require riders to dismount and walk. When we reach the summit of Nagyhagymás mountain at 1792 meters, it feels as though we are on the pinnacle of the world.

from US$ 916
per tourist for 7 days
Tour starts
Sândominic, Romania
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 6 tourists over 14 years old
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Photo László K.
László K. is the provider and guide 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

Small Groups
We accept smaller groups on our horse riding tours
Traditional Local Gastronomy
You can taste local traditional foods on our tours
Family Environment
During the tour, we introduce our visitors to Transylvanian culture and traditions

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

Arrival in Csíkszendomokos, getting to know each other, discussing the details of the tour at the dinner table.

Day 2
Pásztorbükk Tour
Day 3
Csíki Alps Tour
Day 4
Háromkút Tour
Day 5
Nagyhagymás Mountain Tour
Day 6
Várbükk 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.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic+
Guest House
6 nights

Accommodation during the tour is in comfortable guesthouses.

6 nights
Guest House

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Sândominic, Romania
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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: aincoat,waterproof boots,gaiters,head lamp,water bottle,helmet,sleeping bag, warm clothing.

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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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