1. Romania
  2. Bucharest
  3. Slănic Prahova Salt Mine

Ciucas Mountains and Salt Mine Day Trip

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Enjoy a once in a lifetime Romanian adventure with this guided tour starting from your accommodation. With your informative guide, discover Europe's biggest Salt Mine, try traditional Romanian food, and take an off-road journey through nature.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Romanian

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  • Visit the biggest Salt mine in Europe
  • Pass through authentic villages, mountain roads and climb Ciucas Mountain with an off-road vehicle
  • Taste the best traditional Romanian food on top of a mountain
Full description
With great pleasure, your local guide will pick you up in front of your accommodation around 8:00 AM. Starting the day with positive vibes, take a scenic drive where the beauty of historical Bucharest will be revealed to you, whilst your guide provides you with historical information along the way. 

In approximately 2-hours, including one coffee break stop on the way, you will reach your first destination of the day, the Salt Mine in Slanic Prahova. This is an awe inspiring natural location that will see you descend 230-meters into the ground, taking in the spectacular sights along the way. Admire the great atmosphere and take notice of the positive effects on your breathing this location will have on you. 

Upon leaving the salt mine, you will take a 20-minute off-road adventure before arriving at Chalet Ciucas, a fantastic location where you can taste the best of traditional Romanian food. Back in the car, you will enjoy a scenic ride back to your original starting location to complete your tour.
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Entry to Salt Mine
  • Off-road car from the base till the top of Ciucas
  • Transportation fees
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People afraid of heights

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• To reach the end of the Salt Mine requires an 800-meter walk
• Please bring warm clothes for inside the Salt Mine