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Special Interest Tours
Hiking - Rila & Pirin Mountains 7 days

7 Days/6 Nights

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Price: 455 EUR


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HIKING & TRECKING in BULGARIA

Did you know that a small area, Bulgaria has 16 mountains, which occupy one third of its territory? This ensures you countless breathtaking views. On your way to navigate you will pass through gentle slopes, high peaks, deep ravines, picturesque river valleys and narrow passes. Your lungs to breathe with greed pure mountain air and the blood will pulsate wildly in the veins. Just to feel ALIVE ....

By \"Travel Gate\" mountain tours you will have the unique opportunity to stand face to face with the beauty of the Bulgarian mountains - hills covered with fresh greenery, cool forests, filled with fragrant herbs and fruits, streaming brooks with crystal clear ice water and vast reserves of rare species of flora and fauna




Day 1, ARRIVAL IN SOFIA
Arrival at Sofia airport at .oclock. Meet and greet the group by our representative. Transfer and accommodation at 4* hotel, centrally located. Overnight.

Day 2, SOFIA - GOVEDARTSI
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Sofia including Alexander Nevski cathedral, church St. George The Rotonda, St. Petka Samardhiiska church. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch visiting of Boyana church (UNESCO Heritage). Drive to the village of Govedartsi (1300 m. above sea level m.a.s.l) in Rila mountain (75 km. south east from Sofia). Accommodation in a small mountain family hotel for 2 overnights.

Day 3, GOVEDARTSI MUSALA PEAK - GOVEDARTSI
Breakfast. Transfer to Borovets mountain resort (1350 m.a.s.l). After that we take the cable car for about 30 min. to Yastrebets (2300 m.a.s.l). Start hiking (1 hour) with our local mountain guide to Musala chalet (2400 m.a.s.l) and up via the Seven Musala lakes (2,5 hours) to Musala peak (2925 m.a.s.l.). Back to Yastrebets to take the cable car down to Borovets and drive back to Govedartsi.

Day 4, GOVEDARTSI - DOBRINISHTE
Breakfast. Transfer to the Pionerska chalet via Separeva Banya village (1 hour) the warmest mineral geyser 1500 m.a.s.l. After that we take the chair lift to the Rila lakes chalet (2200 m.a.s.l). Then we have time to hike in the Nature reserve and enjoy the scenery of the Seven Rila lakes reaching the highest one at the height of 2600 m.a.s.l. Back to Pionerska chalet by chair lift and drive down via Dupnitsa and later the Predela pass between Rila and Pirin mountains to the village of Dobrinischte. Accommodation in family run hotel. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 5, DOBRINISHTE GOTSE DELSCHEV - DOBRINISHTE
After breakfast departure to Gotse Delchev chalet (1500 m.a.s.l) by coach to take the chair lift to Bezbog chalet 2200 m.a.s.l (30 min.). Hiking in Pirin national park to the biggest and deepest (29,5 m.) lake in Pirin mountain the Popovo lake (1,30 hour).
We continue our hiking tour via a beautiful mountain pass and enjoy the Valyavishki lakes. Later on we descend via Damyanitsa chalet and down the river to a place where we will be collected by our coach to drive back to Dobrinischte.

Day 6, DOBRINISHTE RILA MONASTERY - SOFIA
After breakfast we drive to Rila monastery via the Predela pass. Sightseeing tour of Rila monastery (Under UNESCO protection) including 2 hours walk through a beautiful pine tree forest to the first dwelling (rock cave) of the founder of the monastery St. Joan from Rila and down via some sacred religious sites back to the monastery. After that we continue to Sofia for our last overnight and dinner.

Day 7, DEPARTURE
Breakfast. Transfer to Sofia airport for the departure flight.


Package rates per person in DBL room:
  • 4 persons - 673 EUR per person
  • 6 persons 552 EUR per person
  • 10 persons 455 EUR per person
Supplement for SGL room 60 EUR

The package rate includes:
2 overnights in centrally located hotel 4 in Sofia;
  • 2 overnights in Govedartsi in Family run hotel;
  • 2 overnights in Dobrinishte in Family run hotel;
  • All breakfast, lunch, dinner according to the program;
  • enter fees to all mantioned in the program places;
  • lift tickets;
  • Professional English Speaking mountain guide throughtout the itinerary;
  • All transfers by luxury bus (produced 2008);

The package prices do not include:
  • air plane tickets;
  • personal expenses;
  • tips;





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