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Turda salt mine & gorge and Rimetea Village (1 day, from Cluj)

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Stop At: Salina Turda, Aleea Durgaului 7, Turda 401200 Romania

You will descend into the underground where you'll completely be surrounded by salt. Walk on a man-made gallery, visit three mining chambers, learn about mining techniques and local urban legends and, nevertheless, take a boat or a Ferris-wheel ride. The visit of the mine involves climbing and descending some stairs. In total there about steps to go up and down, but most of them can be avoided by taking two different elevators.
NB: Please take some warm clothes with you, the temperature inside the salt mine is 10-12° C (50-53° F) all year long.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, Str. Dr. I.Ratiu 45 A, Cluj-Napoca 401091 Romania

Walk along a wild gorge (declared to be a nature reserve) and quest a fortified cave. Make sure you have sports shoes on.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rimetea Monastery, Rimetea Romania

Chill out in the charming little village of Rimetea. Admire the white ginger-bread looking like houses and the Szeklers Peak.

Duration: 45 minutes
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from your accommodation in Cluj. The order of the pick up is according to the addresses of the participants. We'll keep you informed about the pick up time.
Departure Time
8:30 AM
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Entry tickets for Turda salt mine
  • Entry tickets for Turda Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Salina Turda
  • Entry/Admission - Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
  • your meals & drinks
  • tickets for the amusement park inside the salt mine
  • your personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad that I booked into this tour. Joseph was a brilliant guide. He knew everything there was to know about the mines, leaving me with no questions. The village and the ethnographic museum was lovely to see. I really enjoyed every little...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Turda salt mine, gorge and Rimetea village were excellent places to visit, with the gorge and salt mine being particular highlights! But better yet was our tour guide, Joseph. Few people are as well read, pleasant, friendly and knowledgeable as he was, and without...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2019

If you are looking to do as much as possible during one day and also listen to an excellent guide, this is definitely the tour for you. You get not only history but also a beautiful walk in Turda Gorge. Joseph is a walking encyclopedia...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Geta c, Owner at Get a Cluj Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2019

Hello, thank you for your review! We are delighted that someone who knows so well our country as you liked our tour. Best wishes and kindest regards!

Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

This was one of my most memorable tours of Romania. It was easy to agree the time and pick up point through watsapp because the contact number is provided. Josef, my tour guide, spoke amazing English so it was essy to communicate throughout the tour(I...More

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Geta c, Owner at Get a Cluj Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2019

Hello Huma, Wow! What a review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a full and thorough report of everything we did! We are so happy that you liked our tour! We are going to keep you updated about the festivals. Wish...More

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September 4, 2019|
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Hello, of course you are all welcome. We hope to see you soon.
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  • Languages Offered: English
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