Bucura lake seen from Bucura I peak
Bucura lake seen from Bucura I peak

Trekking 1A 4 day trip in the Retezat National Park where we propose ascending both the first two highest peaks in the Retezat Mountains – Peleaga Peak (2509 m) and Papusa Peak (2508 m) – and the Retezat Peak (2482 m).

Details: The Retezat Mountains, whose beauty is protected since 1935 by the National Park, offer unparalleled picturesque views. Glacier lakes scattered over the entire massif, that reminiscence of the glaciers that have long melted, complete the beauty of the alpine ridges which peak 2500 m.

Stanisoara valley - Retezat mountains
Stanisoara valley – Retezat mountains

Due to the distance between the sightseeing objectives and the accommodation places, be it a pension or a cabin, we propose camping, near Bucura Lake. For those of you who consider the cabin accommodation indispensable, the route will be changed.

Day 1 – Set out for Bucura Lake from the city (there is mutual consent regarding the city from where you will be picked up).

Bucura lake seen from Bucura I peak
Bucura lake seen from Bucura I peak

Day 2 – Ascend Peleaga Peak via Curmatura Bucurii Ravine. Carry on towards Papusa Peak. Estimated duration: 7-8 hours. Return to Bucura Lake.

Peleaga peak seen from Papusa peak
Peleaga peak seen from Papusa peak

Day 3 – Ascend Bucura Peak (2433 m) and the well-known Retezat Peak (2482), which named the entire massif. Estimated duration: 5-6 hours. Return to Bucura Lake.

Retezat Peak - hiking in Romania
Retezat Peak – hiking in Romania

Day 4- Set off for the city (the location is mutually decided).

Papusa peak - seen from Bad Valley
Papusa peak – seen from Bad Valley

Details regarding the expedition:

Best time to travel is June-October;

Between 1-7 participants;

The final price depends on the number of participants;

The price includes: guidance, transportation, tent (in case of camping) and cabin accommodation. In case of cabin accommodation, food can be included.

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