guided hiking group tour in bulgaria to rila and pirin mountains

PEAKS AND LAKES OF THE PIRIN & RILA MOUNTAINS
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Enjoy Bulgaria’s most famous and picturesque alpine trek, climbing the Balkans’ tallest summits: Musala (2925m) in the Rila and Vihren (2914m) in the Pirin. Our route crosses huge national parks with broad alpine meadows and serrated summits, glacier lakes, stone rivers, encountering rare plant and animal life. The programme includes a visit of the Rila Monastery, listed by UNESCO and one of Bulgaria’s best-known sights. No overnight in dorms or mountain huts is involved! Every day you walk with just a daypack, allowing you to fully enjoy the stunning sceneries around you.
Earlybird rates for all group departures in 2016! Limited spaces.

hiking and sightseeing trek in bulgaria; rhodopes, pirin, rila and vitosha mountains HIKING TOUR IN THE RHODOPES, PIRIN, RILA AND VITOSHA MOUNTAINS
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This hiking programme is moderately difficult and especially designed for people who would not feel comfortable on long and tiring treks along steep paths, who would yet like to savour the best the landscape and local culture have to offer. The stress is on the four most renown Bulgarian mountains - Rhodopes, Pirin, RIla and Vitosha. All of them unique and completely different than the others. An exceptional kaleidoscope of beautiful caves, deep gorges, alpine meadows, glacier lakes, monasteries, and museum villages with authentic old-time architecture.
Earlybird rates for all group departures in 2016! Limited spaces.
self-guided hiking tour in bulgaria, rhodope mountains IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ORPHEUS
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A memorable transit through some of the least-known and most authentic parts the Rhodopes: Bulgaria’s most lyrical mountain famed as birthplace of the legendary musician Orpheus. Along with its wonderful climate, the mountain offers the perfect setting for gentle hiking amid pastoral landscapes, valleys dotted with picturesque villages, verdant meadows with grazing flocks of goats and sheep, ancient deciduous forests, Roman roads and bridges, and an enormous diversity of natural phenomena, incl. caves and gorges. Explore Bulgaria's rural life, hospitality and food at their best. This hiking tour includes all ground transfers, including those to and from Sofia Airport.
self-guided trekking tour in bulgaria to rila and pirin mountains SUMMITS AND LAKES OF THE RILA & PIRIN MOUNTAINS
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Want to try something different than the Alps? You have come to the right place, looking at our above-the-tree-line self-guided hiking trek, which covers the very best of the highest Bulgarian mountains: Rila and Pirin. Climb the giant of Rila, Mount Musala (2925m), highest in Bulgaria and on the Balkan Peninsula, trace dramatic ridges, visit the world-famous UNESCO site Rila Monastery and thrill on the challenging climb to the Pirin summit of Mount Vihren (2914m). Follow the almost infinite series of trails to alpine meadows, rocky Cirques, remote glacial lakes and onto spectacular ridges and summits. This hiking tour includes all ground transfers, including those to and from Sofia Airport.
guided and self-guided hiking to the seven rila lakes in rila, bulgaria THE SEVEN RILA LAKES, RILA MOUNTAINS
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Spend the day in the Rila, walking  around its pearls: The Seven Rila Lakes. During the last few years this destination has become one of the most popular places for one-day hiking tours in the Rila Mountains, epsecially if you are based in Sofia. The reasons are several: impressive nature beauty, easy access to the trailhead by chairlift, variety of paths and hiking routes in the area. If you wish to make your walk harder or easier your guide will be able to adjust the programme accordingly.

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guided and self-guided hiking tours to vitosha mountains, bulgaria VITOSHA MOUNTAINS AND CHERNI VRAH PEAK (2914m)
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Vitosha looming is the first thing visitors to Sofia notice on their way from the airport. Few cities and even fewer capitals possess such a natural feature. Vitosha is the Balkans’ oldest Nature Park and Bulgaria’s most visited mountain. Each year, thousands of tourists enjoy the beauty of its scenery and its plant and animal life. The trek goes to Cherni Vrah Peak and then following the ridge of mountains through The Peat Reserve it goes all the way down to the Golden Bridges rocky phenomenon.

Choose your style: GUIDED TOUR / SELF-GUIDED TOUR
self-guided walking and guided hiking tours in bulgaria CUSTOM ITINERARIES
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Want to go for a shorter or a longer package?
Want to add sightseeing or why not wine tasting in your program?

All of our self-guided or private guided hiking tours can be additionally tailored to meet your requirements. We understand that sometimes small changes may have a great effect on the tour program and we will do the necessary step for you. We can also create a completely new itinerary. Just put down your travel period, reference for the difficulty level you are looking for, your group size, guided or self-guided and send us an email.