HIKING ADVENTURE IN MOLDOVA (644 €)

7 days / 6 nights
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ENJOY A HIKING EXPERIENCE IN MOLDOVA WHILE DISCOVERING ITS ATTRACTIONS!

Collect most important memories of Moldova while hiking and discovering its northern and central regions and its beautiful attractions! You will visit beautiful reserves, such as La Castel Landscape Reserve, Fetesti Nature Reserve often named the “Little Switzerland of Moldova”, Suta de Movile Landscape Reserve and Padurea Domneasca Nature Reserve that will offer you impressive views of the Moldovan territory. You will also hike to Varatic village, discover the Varatic bridge, from where you will hike to a beautiful waterfall and to Moldova’s Fjords. You will discover Cheile Butesti gorge dug by the Camenca River in a reef with a length of over 2 km and a width of 125 m and you will set off on a time travel to Orheiul Vechi (Old Orhei) to see a natural amphitheater revealing a territory which was first inhabited 40 000 years ago. Book this tour now for 2021 and save 10% on your tour price. The indicated price is per person for a group of six people and it will change depending on the group size.


Highlights

Fetesti Nature Reserve

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Violin and cello factory...

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La Castel Landscape...

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Zabriceni Monastery

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A Hundred Mounds...

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Cheile Butesti gorge

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Royal Forest Nature...

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Pociumbeni - Horodiste -...

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Itinerary A day-by-day plan to guide your journey. Download PDF

Day 1: Arrival day

Chisinau

On arrival at Chisinau International Airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Chisinau. After settling in, you can have a walk through downtown and explore the city centre on your own.

Day 2: Visit of Fetesti Nature Reserve often named the “Little Switzerland of Moldova”

Chisinau – Trinca – Fetesti – Edinet

After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll be transferred to Trinca village and you will take part in a pleasant and easy morning hike following the itinerary Trinca - Fetesti (~ 9 km). You will discover Fetesti Nature Reserve, often named the “Little Switzerland of Moldova” because the surroundings that give the illusion of being in a mountainous region, when in fact, there are no actual mountains. You will be amazed by the uniqueness of Northern Moldova’s nature characterized by steep cliffs and imposing rock formations around the Prut River. You can be assured that while climbing your way up some of those cliffs and taking a look at the impressive views, your adrenaline levels will skyrocket!

In Fetesti village, you will visit the violin and cello factory and enjoy the lunch at a local guesthouse.

After lunch, you will visit the Limestone Extraction Mine in Fetesti village, which is rich in limestone deposits, denoting the greatness of the force of nature that created enchanting landscapes.

Next, you will be transferred to Edinet where you will check in at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day on your own.


HIGHLIGHTS: Fetesti Nature Reserve , Violin and cello factory in Fetesti village

Day 3: Discovery of La Castel Landscape Reserve including the Cretaceous rock named the “Dragon’s tooth”

Edinet – Gordinesti – Brinzeni – Zabriceni – Glodeni

In the morning, you will be transferred to Gordinest village from where you will follow the hiking itinerary: Gordinesti - Brinzeni (~ 16 km). You will walk towards La Castel Landscape Reserve that will offer you a breath-taking view of the Racovat river, Gordinesti village and the solitary Cretaceous rock named the “Dragon’s tooth” by the locals. Not too far from Brinzeni village, you will see Brinzeni gorge that is 100 meters deep and 150 meters wide. It’s a very picturesque site. In Brinzeni, you will also visit the War Memorial.

Next, you will be transferred to Zabriceni village, where you will have an excursion and lunch at Zabriceni Monastery.

After lunch, you will be transferred to Glodeni, where you will check in at “Butoias” guesthouse and have some free time.


HIGHLIGHTS: La Castel Landscape Reserve , Zabriceni Monastery

 

What's included

  • Accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at the hotels in Chisinau (2 nights) and Edinet (1 night), Butoias guesthouse in Glodeni (2 nights) and Butuceni guesthouse in Butuceni (1 night);
  • Breakfast at the hotel / guesthouse;
  • Lunch on day 2, 3, 4, 5 of the itinerary;
  • Excursions on the entire itinerary;
  • Wine tasting at Cricova winery;
  • Transportation assistance during the entire itinerary;
  • Transfers according to the itinerary;
  • English speaking guide;
  • Drinking water (2 bottles of 500 ml per person per day).