Tătar Gorges Nature Reserve


Tatar Gorges Nature Reserve is located in Moroeni, Dâmboviţa County.

One of the possibilities to access it is on the DN71 National Road in the direction of Târgovişte-Sinaia which passes through Moroeni.  Then take the road to Peştera (DJ 714). Another route would be the road to Cuibul Dorului Lodge (DJ713), Dichiu Lodge up to Peştera. The route marked with the blue cross leaves from Peştera Lodge and can be finished in approximately two hours round trip.


Tatar Gorges Nature Reserve is part of the Bucegi Natural Park located between the Bolboci Lake and Padina plateau, in the interior basin of Ialomiţa River. The most spectacular part of the reserve is the Tatar Gorges that impresses with its many steeps, rocks and narrow valleys, even though it is only  about 1 km long. In this splendid karst region you will also discover the Bears’ Cave, and the Small Cave. There are many tourist attractions nearby such as Zănoaga’s Gorges, Ialomiţa’s Cave and Ialomiţa’s Monastery or Orzei Gorges.

Did you know?

The Bears’ Cave and the Small Cave, both located at 1 548 m altitude, are considered to be the highest caves in Romania, in which traces were found proving that these caves had been inhabited since the glaciers' retreat.

Conservation facts

Tatar Gorges Nature Reserve which expands over 145 ha is included in the Bucegi Natural Park and it’s an area of particular floristic, faunistic, geological, speleological and landscape interest.