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Cycling - Rila & Rhodope - 8 days

8 Days/7 Nights

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Price: 518 EUR


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CYCLING IN BULGARIA

Bulgaria is a true paradise for lovers of mountain and road Cycling. The terrain in the country offers excellent opportunities for cycling tours burdensome or truly Cycling experience which is a real challenge for physics and psychology for even highly trained athletes.

Developed by our professional mountain guides our mountain routes are held far away from major thoroughfares. We use secondary roads with low traffic.

During our bike tours unless amusement from the biking itself you will experience also enjoyment of beautiful scenery and landscapes that will reveal to him. You will have the opportunity to go through old-growth forests, to see unique natural phenomena and caves formed by centuries, and to enjoy Bulgarian cuisine and hospitality.



Day 1
Arrival to Sofia Airport. Meet and greet by our representative. Transfer by mini bus to the World famous Mountain resort of Borovets. Accommodation at cozy hotel 4*. Dinner. Overnight.
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Day 2
Breakfast. As a first cycling day we will start with descent to the town of Kostenets. After that slant ascent begins till the town of Belovo where following the jaws of Yadenitsa River we will reach the Undola pass (1400 m.a.s.l.). After short rest we continue to the SPA Capital of Bulgaria the town of Velingrad. Accommodation in good hotel 3* with mineral swimming pool. SPA treatment as on option. Dinner. Overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 70 km, displacement ascent / descent 1300/740 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 3
Breakfast. Today we continue to the Tsigov Chark area surrounded by beautiful views on the way. After cycling following the waterside of Batak Dam Lake we will stop for lunch specially made for you picnic on the lakes costs. We proceed to Dospad Dam Lake passing by other two very nice lakes Golyam Beglik and Shiroka Polyana. Dinner and overnight in Family run hotel 3* next to Dospad Dam lake.
(Cycling for the day: 76 km, displacement ascent / descent 740/1200 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 4
Breakfast. Start cycling to Buinovo gorge where one of the most beautiful caves in Bulgaria is expecting us. Enter in Yagodina cave you will be impressed by the rocks forms and unique for Bulgaria caves pearls. After that we will pass through another natural phenomenon Trigrad gorge where we will visit one of the most awful caves in Bulgaria, the Devils throat. Dinner and overnight in Family run hotel in Trigrad.
(Cycling for the day: 45 km, displacement ascent / descent 1200/1240 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 5
Breakfast. Start cycling and following the jaws of Trigradska River we will reach the village of Grohotno and rock phenomenon The Elephant. We continue to the Village of Shiroka Laka (historic and architectural Preserve), following the Shirokolashka River. The lunch will be served in local house. After lunch we proceed to the town of Smolyan. Accommodation in Family run hotel 3*. Dinner and overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 60 km, displacement ascent / descent 1240/1000 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 6
Breakfast. Our cycling tour continues with visit of historical place of Rozhen. After short break we will go up ascent till 1680 m.a.s.l. where the descent starts till the town of Laki and Preserve area of Momina voda. Our mini bus will takes us few kilometers after Laki for transfer to Bachkovo Monastery the second biggest one in Bulgaria. Visit the monastery. Dinner and overnight in hotel 4* in town of Plovdiv.
(Cycling for the day: 60 km, displacement ascent / descent 1000/732 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 7
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of the Old town of Plovdiv with visiting the Ethnographic Museum and the Ancient Roman theatre. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch start cycling to the town of Septmevri where our bus will takes us for transfer to Sofia. Accommodation in hotel 4* in Sofia. Dinner. Overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 70 km, displacement ascent / descent 860/800 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 8
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Departure.


Package rates per person in DBL room:
  • 4 persons - 770 EUR per person
  • 6 persons 630 EUR per person
  • 10 persons 518 EUR per person
Supplement for SGL room 95 EUR

The package rate includes:
7 overnights in Family run hotels 3 and 4*according to the program;
  • All breakfast, lunch, dinner according to the program;
  • All transfers;
  • Domestic trasnportation;
  • Professional English Speaking guide with vehicle for eg luggage transport;
  • Maps & direction;
  • Bike rental (Depening of availability you can choose from two types of bikes: mountain bike with 24 gears or touring bike with 21 gears);
  • Technical support & assistance for the bikes;

The package prices do not include:
  • air plane tickets;
  • personal expenses;
  • tips;
Optinal:
  • Helmet rental 10 EUR;
  • Saddleback hire 10 EUR;






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