Route: Bâlea Lake – Bâlii Valley (Valea Bâlii) – Bâlea Waterfall (Bâlea Cascadă) Chalet

Summer

Linear trail

Mark

Mountain - blue triangle

Difficulty

Difficult

Distance

5.56 km

Duration

2:5 hours

Ascent

1 m

Descent

796 m

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Bâlea Lake – Bâlii Valley (Valea Bâlii) – Bâlea Waterfall (Bâlea Cascadă) Chalet

Descriere: Un traseu de dificultate ușoară care pornește de la Bâlea Lac și coboară spre Cabana Bâlea Cascadă, urmând marcajul triunghi albastru pe fundal alb. 

Marking: blue triangle on a white background

A light route starting from Bâlea lake and going down to Bâlea Waterfall (Bâlea Cascadă) Chalet, following the marking of the blue triangle against a white background. The route offers an intertwined view: the greatness of nature harmoniously blends with that of famous road crossing the mountains, the Transfăgărășan, offering unforgettable landscapes.

Latitude

45.604864

Longitude

24.617027

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During the summer, you can reach Bâlea Lake by taking the Transfăgărășan road and, in other times of the year, you can take the cable car, from the Bâlea Waterfall (Bâlea Cascadă) chalet, in the proximity of Bâlea waterfall.Bâlea Waterfall (Bâlea Cascadă) is accessible all year long by taking your personal car or by Bâlea Bus. The bus schedule can be found on baleabus.ro. Of course, our advice is to use the transport method having the lowest impact upon the environment, which, in this case, is the bus. 

At Bâlea Waterfall (Bâlea Cascadă) you will find a map with all the information needed for the route. Follow the markings and the signage on the route and it will be very easy to find your way. Enjoy your hike!