Piatra Craiului Mountains

Submitted by arinpernes on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 06:01
The name of the mountain is in fact the name of the wonderful flower "Dianthus callizonus". Some have called it natural fortress of stone, surrounded by green belt of forests and modest but picturesque localities in which true-born Romanian spirit is found everywhere. Crai proud neighbors are Iezer-dolls consist of a high crown and barren peaks, sometimes exceed 2300-2400 m.   FIRST DAY :Start point Oradea , Cluj or Brasov - Bran - We are visiting Dracula's castle(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions).Travel time : 8 hours. The trip is made by bus or train.  SECOND DAY : Bran - Moeciu - The bats cave - Chalet Curmatura (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions) .Travel time :around 6 hours. Level difference :around 800m. Altitudes : Bran 750m. Chalet Curmatura 1470m. Travel distance around 25 km THIRD DAY : Chalet Curmatura  - Peak La Om - Piatra Craiului Ridge -l Grind Shelter - Curmatura Chalet (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel time : around 8 hours. Level difference: around 600 meters. Altitudes : 1470 m, Chalet Curmatura - Peak La Om 2237 m - Grind Shelter 1620m -Chalet Curmatura 1470m. Travel distance : around 20 km. FOURTH DAY : Chalet Curmatura - Chalet Plaiul Foii.(we'll stay overnight in tent or chaletdepending on weather conditions). Travel time 4 hours. Level difference: around 600 meters. Altitudines : Chalet Curmatura 1470m -Chalet Plaiul Foii 850m. Travel distance :around  20 km. FIFTH DAY :Chalet Plaiul Foii - Chalet Garofita Pietrei Craiului. Travel time : around 5 hours. Level difference 300 m.(we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel distance : around 20 km. Altitudes: Chalet Plaiul Foii 850m - Chalet Garofita Pietrei Craiului 1085m . SIXTH DAY: Chalet Garofita Pietrei Craiului - Rucar. Travel time around 5 hours. Level difference 300m. (we'll stay overnight in tent or chalet depending on weather conditions). Travel distance : around 20 km. Altitudes: Garofita Pietrei Craiului Chalet 1085m ; Rucar 687 m. SEVENTH DAY: Rucar - Cimpulung Moldovenesc - Namaiesti Monastery - Cetatuia Monastery. Travel time around 7  hours.Level difference 300m. (we'll stay overnight in tent or chaletdepending on weather conditions). Travel distance : around 40 km. The trip is made by bus. EIGTH DAY:Cetatuia Monastery - Corbii de Piatra Monastery - Brasov  Travel time around 5 hours. Level difference 300m. The trip is made by foot and by bus.
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