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3-day hiking trip in Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains

Since so many people have asked us about hiking recommendations in Romania, especially hiking near Bucharest and Brasov, we created this guide in which we describe in detail our favorite treks in the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului mountains.

If you follow this guide you will hike for 3 days on the most spectacular trails in the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului mountains and reach the best viewpoints.

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Ascending to Omu Peak (2505 m) in winter

Omu Peak is the summit of Bucegi. From Omu Peak you will have some nice panoramic views of all the mountains and valleys around. Also, the ascend from Cabana Malaiesti to Omu Peak via the Malaiesti Valley is beautiful as well.

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Tiganesti ridge – the best panoramic views in Bucegi Mountains, Romania

From Tiganesti ridge (Culmea Tiganesti) you will get some of the best panoramic views over the glacial valleys in Bucegi Mountains, the entire eastern side of Piatra Craiului Massif and the whole Rucar-Bran Pass.

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Brana Caprelor – spectacular hike to Omu Peak from Cabana Malaiesti

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The fastest way to get to Cabana Malaiesti

The fastest way to get to Cabana Malaiesti from Bucharest is from the town of Busteni.

In short, it’s a 5-6 hours hike from the train station in Busteni. You can save 1 hour by driving (or by taking a taxi) directly to the start of the trail at Gura Diham.