Horoabei Valley: A spectacular adventure in the heart of the Bucegi Mountains

The Horoabei Valley, also known as the Horoabei Gorge, invites you to discover a unique mountain trail, wilder and more adventurous than usual. Located in the Bucegi Mountains, this valley will take your breath away with its spectacular scenery and mysterious atmosphere.

A unique route:

  • The Horoabei Valley is cut deep into the mountain's hard limestone, forming a spectacular canyon with steep walls and lush vegetation.
  • The route is unmarked, but equipped with chains and metal ladders to facilitate the ascent.
  • Along the way you'll discover waterfalls, caves and grottos, creating a stunning natural setting.

A challenge for climbers:

  • Although the route is relatively short (about 40 minutes of climbing), it is recommended for experienced climbers.
  • There are difficult sections with steep climbs and pothole crossings.
  • It's important to be in good physical condition and have the right equipment for the mountains.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Access: Access is from Bușteni by cable car to Babele and then by cable car to Peștera. From Peștera, follow the red tape markings to Cabana Piatra Arsă, from where you descend into the Horoabei Valley.
  • Difficulty: The trail is difficult, with climbing portions and pothole crossings.
  • Equipment needed: Mountain boots with grippy soles, trekking poles, helmet, waterproof jacket, water and snacks.
  • Attractions in the area: Besides the Horoabei Valley, the Bucegi Mountains offer a wide range of tourist attractions, such as the Sphinx, Babele, the Cross on Caraiman, Ialomița Cave and many others.

Tips for a memorable visit:

  • Choose a day with good weather to enjoy the beauty of nature.
  • Check the weather forecast and let your mountain rescuer know about the route you are about to take.
  • Observe environmental protection rules and keep clean.
  • Admire the unique beauty of the Horoaba Valley and discover the secrets of nature.
  • Take photos to remember the experience.


  • In the area you can find guesthouses and cottages where you can stay.
  • Guided hikes in the Bucegi Mountains are available.
  • Don't forget to take water and snacks for the road!

Horoabei Valley is waiting for you to live an unforgettable adventure in the heart of nature!

Further information:

  • Horoabei Valley is a nature reserve included in the Bucegi Natural Park.
  • The flora and fauna of the area are rich and diverse, with many endemic species.
  • Traces of marine fossils can be seen along the route through the valley.
  • There is a legend that a treasure of the Dacians is hidden in the Horoaba Valley.