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About Mountain Resort - Busteni

Busteni is a small mountain town in the north of Prahova district,  in center of Romania. Busteni city is nicknamed "Bucegi Gate", because from here begins the overwhelming heights and the spectacular scenery. It is located at the foot of Bucegi Mountains, with a maximum altitude of 2.505 m in the Omu Peak.

It is one of the most popular mountain resorts from Romania, offering spectacular views, plenty of vacation opportunities and activities (from skiing to hiking).

Resort Busteni is situated at an altitude of 800 m in the Bucegi Natural Park, which houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx, fox, wild cat, but also chamois, carpathian stag, bats, deer, wild pigs, predatory birds: golden eagle, northern goshawk, hawk, common buzzard, kestrel red, saker falcon, peregrine falcon, asio.

Tourist attractions:

Cantacuzino Castle

Peles and Pelisor Castle

The Sphinx

Babele (The Old Women)

Ialomita Cave

Ialomitei Monastery

Omu Peak (2.505 m)

Urlatoarea Waterfall

The Heroes' Cross

Bolboci Lake

The development of agro-tourism hotels and chalets makes the Busteni resort to be a recreational place, as they say, a "green" tourism.

In the time spent on Busteni resort you can practice horse riding (riding), hiking, cycling, fishing or enjoy the nature in its true splendor, in the wildest parts of Europe.

The resort offers: ski slopes, cable car, chairlift.

Contact and information:

Address: Busteni, Romania
Railway station: Busteni

Cable car from Busteni

Opening  hours:

Summer: (15.06-15.09): 7:30 - 17:45  (20:00, for cases with many travelers to Babele)
Winter: (16.09-14.06): 8:30 - 15:45  (except  sunny weekends in September or October where the program may be extended by 2-3 hours, depending on the number of tourists visiting to Babele)

Tuesday: Closed


from Busteni to Babele: 32 lei (children - 18 lei)
from Babele to Busteni: 32 lei (children - 18 lei)
from Babele to Ialomita Cave: 18 lei (children - 11 lei)
from Ialomita Cave to Babele: 18 lei (children - 11 lei)
round-trip from Babele to Ialomita Cave: 31 lei (children - 18 lei)

Kalinderu Chairlift


Day tickets:

Ticket Bar Code:
Adults: 15 lei / 1 trip
Child, Retired: 10 lei / 1 trip

Ticket Smart Card:
60 lei / 5 ascents
110 lei / 10 ascents
150 lei / ticket valid one day
250 lei / valid ticket 2 days
350 lei / ticket valid for 3 days
450 lei / ticket valid 4 days
600 lei / ticket available 5 days
2500 lei / ticket valid all season

Child, pensioners:
50 lei / 5 ascents
80 lei / 10 uracri
110 lei / ticket valid one day
175 lei / ticket valid 2 days
250 lei / ticket valid for 3 days
300 lei / ticket valid 4 days
450 lei / ticket available 5 days
1500 lei / ticket valid all season

Night tickets:

1 ticket  round trip  20 lei
5 ascents             100 lei
10 ascents            200 lei

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