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Via Ferrata Tour near Red Lake (Lacu Rosu)

Experience the thrill of rock climbing with this 1.5-2 h via ferrata adventure on the rocky walls of the Kiscohard Massif! This engineered vertical adventure powered by metal rungs, fixed iron ropes and an aerial bridge, is totally secure and perfect for those of all experience levels. Strap on your harness and follow the instructions of your guide, conquer your fear of height and enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Red Lake, the surrounding mountain peaks and the Bicaz Gorges from above. With a secured route and all necessary equipment provided, this fully guided tour is a family-friendly outing.
• Exciting 1.5-2 hour Via Ferrata experience in the Eastern Carpathians
• Stunning views of Red Lake, the Bicaz Gorges and the surrounding mountains
• Full instruction and equipment provided, no experience needed

per adult from




2 to 3 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • Necessary equipment - harnesses, helmets, slings, lanyards
    • Pick-up and drop-off in Gheorgheni is included in the price of the tour.
    • Entry/Admission - Bicaz Canyon
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drink
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Gheorgheni is available on request at a surcharge
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Piața Libertății, Piaţa Libertății 23, Gheorgheni 535500, Romania

    If requested, your guide will pick you up at your accommodation in Gheorgheni and transfer to Red Lake and the Bicaz Gorges on a 30 minutes ride.

    Stop At: Lacu Rosu (Red Lake), Lacu Rosu Romania

    Once you arrive to the starting point of the tour, your guide will provide you the necessary equipment and together you will walk to the starting point of the tour either around 200 m if you choose the easier trail or around 2 km if you choose the more challenging Wild Ferenc trail. Along with a helmet, you’ll be provided with a harness and lanyards, made up of two leashes that are clipped onto the cable for safety.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bicaz Canyon, Dn12c, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania

    Once you arrive to the starting point of the via ferrata trail, the adventure begins. You will climb a series of iron cables and ladders, each of which provide a safe, protected way to challenge yourself and gain a unique viewpoint above this amazing natural area. Your professional guide will teach you the ins and outs of Via Ferrata and explain how to use your equipment, ensuring a safe and fun ascent. Then it’s time to begin your climbing challenge above Red Lake resort. With the entire route secured in this manner, Via Ferrata is a family-friendly activity.

    As you make your way up guided by a series of fixed cables and ladders, stop to admire the scenery. In the second half of the trail you will also need to cross the trails iconic suspension bridge. Here you may write down a few words about your experience in the trail’s guestbook hidden at the end of the bridge.

    Your Via Ferrata adventure ends at the top of the 1345 m high Kiscohard or Suhardu Mic Massif where we can rest for a while, discuss the thrills of the tours and even trek a bit to get a glimpse of the Bicaz Gorges from above.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Red Lake, Lacu Rosu 535502 Romania

    From the Kiscohard peak we hike down and get back to the cars on a hiking trail.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Lacu Roșu 535502, Romania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up from Gheorgheni or from Red Lake is included in the price free of charge. Other locations are available at a surcharge.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please indicate your preferred departure time
    • What to bring: sturdy hiking boots or running shoes (no sandals), sunscreen, water, snacks, long sleeved pants which let you do bigger upward steps.
    • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult practicing activity.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note that while no prior climbing experience is necessary, guests should be fit enough to climb a ladder.
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Carpathian Escapes Ltd

Activity ID: V-44994P22

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