After 14 km we reach the confluence with the Cerna valley, which in this place comes out of the strait (Cheile Cernei, see route 5
We continue downhill on the Cerna Valley. Soon (2 km), the valley suddenly widens, leaving place for a wide area of alluviums on which Haşdău commune is situated.
On the right is the road from Lunca Cernii on the Bear Valley. After crossing the localities of Haşdău and Dăbica, the Cerna valley turns northwards and narrows again between the slopes with sharp slopes.
After 3 km we reach the village of Toplița, situated at the confluence with the Vălariţa Valley. On the hill in front of us (north) lies the Ghelari Mining Center. From Topliţa to the Cinciş motel (8.5 km) the road is paved, soon we reach the queue of Lake Cinciş and pass the "Izvoarele" chalet.
After a more pronounced entry into the Lingina Valley (tributary to the right), the road leaves the strait of the valley in an open area where the lake widens.
We pass by the camping "Izvoarele", located on the waterfront, bypass a tributary that the lake sends an entrance and soon we reach the "Cinciş" motel, located on a promotor high above the lake.