Obarsia Ialomitei, the second highest waterfall in Romania

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Obarsia Ialomitei Falls is located in Bucegi geographic area. It is famous because it is the highest waterfall in the Southern Carpathians and the second one in Romania. Located just below the Omu Massif, Obarsia Falls offers a unique landscape, featuring a free waterfall that measures about 100 meters high. This waterfall is among the main attractions in the Bucegi Massif and tourists can get here through numerous marked trails.

Obarsia Ialomitei Falls is located in the area also known as Obarsiei Valley, a valley of glacial origins consisting of two glacial, one lower and one upper, separated by a  threshold where Obarsia Ialomitei waterfall took shape. The easiest way that hiking lovers can follow to get here is the blue route, which starts at the Pestera Hotel/Cave Hotel on the way to Omu Peak. To reach the starting point of the route, you follow a forest road that begins in Moioreni, 30 km away, which takes tourists through the picturesque forests of the southern Bucegi. This route reveals panoramic views over Leaota Mountains and Lespezi Career limestone, an important mining point. On this very route you can also admire Bolboci Lake.

For those who want to stay overnight they can choose Omu Chalet or Busteni Resort. Mountain sports fans can never get bored as they can rent ATVs, from the mountain foothills, according to Adevarul. Also, the cable car rides will make you appreciate the charm of the mountain sceneries.

Read also http://www.romaniajournal.ro/the-sea-in-the-heart-of-bucegi-mountains/

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