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  • DAY 3. CERNA VALLEY – RETEZAT MOUNTAINS (BUTA CHALET – 1580M). DURATION 10 HRS; LENGTH: 50 KM – ON ASPHALT AND DIRT ROAD; CLIMB: 200 M.
Day 3. Cerna valley – Retezat Mountains (Buta Chalet – 1580m). Duration 10 hrs; length: 50 km – on asphalt and dirt road; climb: 200 m.

First we drive upstream Cerna valley following a spectacular and wild narrow road.  On the way Lofty karstic peaks escort us on the way and then a big reservoir mirrors the dense forests in its waters and makes us to take a big loop around the lake.  In the afternoon we reach the southern slopes of Retezat Mountains. It is the moment to leave the car and take the trail that goes uphill to Buta Chalet, our host for the night.

Accommodation in 2* Mountain Chalet.