Wandering into the world of the Salt Canyon

Wandering into the world of the Salt Canyon

Trekking / Tourist program


The Salt Mountain and Salt Canyon Natural Reserve in Praid/Parajd are nationally protected geological nature conservation areas. The entrance is marked by large banners and signs and can be visited during the April-October period.
The railing along the path leads all the way to the spring that is constantly building the sediment cone, and then to the lookout at the top of the hill. In the Salt Canyon, the visitor can see various salt formations on the surface, taste salt springs or try the traditional folk salty 
We present this unique wonder through 7 demonstration points (there are 3 more similar Salt Canyons in Europe).
Important information:
Opening hours: 10.00 to 18.00 in summer, from April to November
Ticket price: 15/8 lei
How to get there: by car, by bus
Parking: free
Accessible for the disabled: difficult
Equipment: drinking water, camera. In good weather: slippers, swimsuit for the mud spa. In rainy weather: hiking boots, raincoat.

Program location: Harghita county, Praid/Parajd
Destination: Salt Region
Program price:
  • 160+150=310 RON / group for 20 people
  • 240+150=390 RON / group for 30 people
  • 320+150=470 RON / group for 40 people
Prices include tickets: 8 RON / person and guided tours 150 RON / group
Individually, without a guide, the prices are: adults 15 RON / person, children up to 14 year and pensioners: 8 RON / person, group entrance (over 20 people): 8 RON / person.

Program overview

  • Nature
  • Trekking
  • Walk


  • Hungarian
  • Romanian

Duration of the program

  • 2-3 hours/ore/óra

Tour guide

  • Miklós László


  • Odorheiu Secuiesc and its surroundings

Photo Gallery

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