22 June 2024

Hike to Iezerele Cindrelului and Vf. Cindrel

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Dear hikers,

The mountains offer us wonderful landscapes, and at this time of year, they surprise us with the strong fragrance and pink color of blooming rhododendrons.
We will go to admire these landscapes at Iezerele Cindrelului and climb to Vârful Cindrel at an altitude of 2244m.


We will meet on Saturday, June 22nd, at 8:30 AM in the Hanul Dumbrava parking lot, where we will group into a few personal cars and travel the route: Sibiu-Poplaca-Gura Râului-La Grajduri, approximately 42 km, of which 19 km is on a forest road. It is preferable to go with cars that have higher ground clearance.


Distance: approximately 16 km
Elevation gain: approximately 1000 m
Trail difficulty: medium
Hiking duration: approximately 8 hours (including breaks)


Waterproof hiking boots with good grip
Thermal layer
Waterproof jacket
Hiking backpack
Spare clothes
Hat, sunglasses
Water bottle
Food for a whole day, snacks
Trekking poles


120 lei/person – minimum 10 participants. This includes 100 lei for mountain guiding and 20 lei for fuel reimbursement for those who come with a car, to be paid directly to the driver. The transportation will be done with personal cars, grouping 4 people per car.


Daniela Bancioiu and Mircea Nan
Contact: 0749663559


– The route configuration and length will be adjusted according to weather conditions and the homogeneity/heterogeneity of the group.
– The organizer (guide) reserves the right to refuse participants who are not appropriately equipped or who have inadequate physical condition.
– Tours are conducted under safe conditions and with a minimum number of participants. The organizer reserves the right to reschedule or cancel tours without prior notice if these conditions are not met.
– Ticket refunds are only provided in case the organizer (guide) cancels the hike.

By participating in this event, I consent to being photographed. I acknowledge that the photos may be used for promotional purposes, both online and in printed materials, within the “Anii Drumeției” Program to promote it. I declare under my own responsibility that, to the best of my knowledge, I am physically capable of sustained physical effort during hiking events without jeopardizing my health in any way. My participation in this event is entirely voluntary, understanding the associated risks to which I expose myself.
The “Anii Drumeției” Program is initiated and funded by the Sibiu County Council in collaboration with the Sibiu County Tourism Association. Its main purpose is to improve hiking infrastructure in the county and promote activities specific to ecotourism.

The date of the hike

22 June 2024

Starting point

Hanul Dumbrava parking lot

Departure time


Duration of the hike

8 ore

Cost / person

120 lei