7 days – Mountain running in Apuseni Mountains, Romania

Experience the best of the Apuseni Mountains and put your endurance to the test on a week of running with a certified guide from Zaiko Adventures.




Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Carpathian Mountains

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Private and Group


  • Experience the beautiful scenery of the Apuseni Mountains

  • Run on a variety of terrains from grass to stone trails

  • Cover up to 52 km of terrain in one day


Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to run through the Apuseni Mountains over 7 days. Join one of our experienced guides exploring awesome routes while taking in some of the best scenery.

We’ll cover hundreds of kilometers of terrain on this week-long adventure. We’ve carefully chosen routes that not only are great fun to run but which also let you take in some great tourist attractions in these mountains.

We also want to keep you on your toes, so, you’ll get to experience both stone trails and grass paths. All our guides are accredited and experienced so you can be sure that you’re in the best hands!

The places we’ll visit include the beautiful natural reserve of Piatra Grăitoare and the Bihor Peak. The landscape here is filled with all kinds of colorful landscapes.

During the nights, you’ll stay at the Skipass boarding house which, complete with green spaces and outdoor terrace, sauna and swimming pool, is the perfect place to relax.

This is an awesome and unique way to see some of Romania’s stunning mountains. Get it touch today to secure your spot.

While you’re in Romania, you should also check out the Bucegi Mountains (a different section of the Carpathians) on our 4-day hiking experience. 

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Price per person

Group of 1
2100 EUR

Group of 2
1200 EUR

Group of 3
920 EUR

Group of 4
710 EUR

Group of 5
780 EUR

Group of 6
680 EUR

Group of 7
620 EUR

Group of 8
550 EUR


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Meals: Breakfast


  • Day 1Vârtop Route - Bihoru Peak

    21 km with a 1,200 m altitude difference ran over approx. 2 – 3.5 hours

  • Day 2Varttop Route - Rusty Cave - Galbena Gorges

    19.5 km with a 1,350 m altitude difference ran over approx. 3 – 4.5 hours

  • Day 3Vârtop - Glăvoi - Cave City Rădesei - Padiş - Vârtop

    43 km with 2,340 m altitude difference ran over  5- 7.5 hours

  • Day 4Vârtop - Bihorul peak - peak chicken (Cross Avram Iancu)

    52 km with a 2,460m altitude difference ran over approx 6 – 8 hours.

  • Day 5Scarişoara Circuit Route

    37.5 km with a 1,950 m altitude difference ran over approx 4.5 – 6 hours

  • Day 6Bears Cave Route

    26 km with a 1,700 m altitude difference ran over approx 3 – 4.5 hours.

  • Day 7The Focu Viu - Ponorului fortress circuit

    26 km with a 1,750m altitude difference ran over 4 – 5.5 hours.


Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required

Extremely Fit


About the Guide


We are a mountain guide agency focused on guiding across the wonderful trails of Romania. In Zaiko Adventures, we love helping our participants to discover the natural beauty of this country in especially designed programs.

From camping trips for children and families to mountain lessons, hikes and guided tours, we offer a wide variety of programs with all kinds of activities. Naturally, all of them will be under the supervision of the certified mountain guides in our team.

If you follow us on our adventures, you will be able to climb the mountains of Romania and contemplate landscapes that you have rarely seen. Or, if you prefer, you can get away from the crowds and relax in a peaceful natural environment. Choose the most suitable program for you from our selection below!



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