Hiking to an uninhabited village

Hiking to an uninhabited village


Program description: Cărpinenii, the uninhabited village and the end point of our tour is situated on the border of the Nemira Mountains and the Ciucului Mountains. Only birds are nesting in the abandoned houses, however in the last years some buildings were transformed into weekend houses. So, the place`s atmosphere and the landscape of the marshy depression between the high mountain peaks, are also unique. Our tour starts at the Cătrușa inn, then we descend to Cărpinenii through the Gombás ridge. We get back to the car on the same route.
Location: Cătrușa, Cărpinenii.
Duration: long, all-day program.
Difficulty level: medium difficulty, long hike, total walking 22 km, 600 m difference in level, total 9-10 hours. A safe tour even in winter!
What to bring: raincoat, comfortable, well-worn hiking boots, windproof clothing, food to eat during the day, sunscreen, trekking poles, headlamp.
Maximum number of persons: max 8 persons if we go by minibus, max 11 people if we travel with our own cars.
Lunch: from backpack, everybody carries up to the mountain its own food. It is recommended to pack energy slices next to the sandwich.

Spoken languages

  • Romanian
  • Hungarian
  • English


  • Moderate

Tour guide

  • Bereczki Barna


  • Cătrușa/ Katrosa
  • Cărpinenii/ Csángótelep

Photo Gallery

Similar Suggestions

Cheile Vârghișului

Activ tourism

Excursie în Ținutul Vulcanilor

Activ tourism

Pe urmele vulcanilor din Ciomatu Mare

Activ tourism

Excursie la Cascada Urlătoare

Activ tourism

Excursie cu biciclete în scaunul Orbai

Activ tourism