Route: Bâlea Lake – Netedu Peak – Transfăgărășan

Summer

Linear trail

Mark

Mountain - blue line

Difficulty

Medium

Distance

7.47 km

Duration

3:5 hours

Ascent

301 m

Descent

1101 m

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Bâlea Lake – Netedu Peak – Transfăgărășan

Marcaj: bandă albastră pe fond alb

Marking: blue band on a white background

A hike in the Bâlea area, of medium difficulty, but generously repaid in the end, with a boost of endorphins.

Latitude

45.604759

Longitude

24.61788

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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!