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Get ready to embark on your trip to Transylvania. On this page, you will learn everything you need to know about the Via Transilvanica trip, taking place July 2nd-12th, 2020.

Via Transilvanica is a 1,000 km hiking trail that will reposition Romania on the world tourism map. Together we will discover the backcountry of Transylvania.

 

Stay in touch: Join our Whatsapp group.

 

Trip Organizers:

This trip is organized by Mihai Lehene in collaboration with Alin Useriu of Tasuleasa Social, the nonprofit behind Via Transilvanica.

Trip Cost:

The trip is expected to cost roughly $3,000 per person (assuming an airfare cost of about $1,000).

Trip Route:

Cluj, Gura Humorului, Vatra Dornei, Tasuleasa, Cluj.

 

Hiking Route:

The Vatra Dornei to Tasuleasa component is a 3-day hiking route, that will take you through the heart of Transylvania, and end at the Tasuleasa Social camping ground, where you will learn more about the wonderful organization that made everything possible.

Other points of interest in the area: Sibiu, Biertan, Sighisoara, Cund, Lacul Rosu, Cheile Bistritei, Valea Bistritei Aurii.

Join the Group:

We meet in Cluj on July 2nd, at 10 am, then we travel to Gura Humorului.

Alternatively, you can join the group from Vatra Dornei, on July 4th!, at 10 am.

Stay in touch: Join our Whatsapp group.

Confirmed participants:

Locations: Cluj, Gura Humorului, Vatra Dornei, Tasuleasa, Cluj

  1. July 2nd: Meeting in Cluj
  2. July 2nd: Travel to Gura Humorului
  3. July 2rd: Gura Humorului Overnight Accommodation
  4. July 3rd: Visits to Monasteries
  5. July 3rd: Gura Humorului Overnight Accommodation
  6. July 4th: Drive from Gura Humorului to Vatra Dornei
  7. July 4th: Meetup in Vatra Dornei
  8. July 4th: Start hiking (hike day #1)
  9. July 4th: Poiana Negri Overnight Accommodation
  10. July 5th: Start hiking (hike day #2)
  11. July 5th: Lunca Ilvei Overnight Accommodation
  12. July 6th: Start hiking (hike day #3)
  13. July 6th: Arrive at Tasuleasa Social
  14. July 6th: Tasuleasa Overnight Accommodation
  15. July 7th: Tasuleasa Program
  16. July 7th: Tasuleasa Overnight Accommodation
  17. July 8th: Travel from Tasuleasa to Cluj (morning)
  18. July 8th: Arrive in Cluj (noon)

 

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Claudia & Mihai Lehene x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Monica & Claude Radu           x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Ioana & Ionut Guset                 x x x x x x x x x x
Monica & Calin Moigradan x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Mihai Bora           x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Anca & Cristian Pop x x x x x x x x x                  
Keith Kirkland               x x x x x x x x x x x
Ligia & Radu Apostoaia x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Ioana & Sebastian Savos x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Laura & Chisu                 x x x x x x x x x x
Andreea & Norbert Nagy     x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Liviu and Anamaria Olos x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Iulian Portasa x x x x x x x x x                  

 

Videos and Photos

Beautiful markers sculpted by over 200 artists from all over the country mark each kilometer of Via Transilvanica.

 

Mihai Lehene

About

Mihai is a Founding Member and the President of RUF. Passionate and caring, Mihai’s goal is to inspire all around him to be better and help each other, especially his fellow Romanian Americans.