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Cycling tour in Rila and the Rhodope mountains


 

Duration:
8 days / 7 nights

Model program:
DAY 01 Arrival in Sofia. Transfer to Belmeken - route starting point.

DAY 02 Technical check-up of the bicycles. Explanation of the different aspects of the route - road specification, geographical characteristics, stages and their organization, other conditions and specifications. Medium physical loaded radial tour to taste the individual abilities of the participants. Group consolidation.

DAY 03
Cycling tour starts from Belmeken through Yundola to Velingrad - a well known spa resort famous for its mineral water springs. Continue via Rakitovo to Tsigov Chark place - picturesquely located next to the Batak lake. Trail distance 55 km. Duration - 4 hours. Easy physical loading.

PLACE ALTIUDE
/m/
DISTANCE
/km/
TYPE OF
PATH
Belmeken 1800 0  
Yundola 1360 20 Asphalt
Velingrad 770 36 Carriageway
Rakitovo 811 48 Carriageway
Tsigov Chark 1100 55 Carriageway


DAY 04
Cycling starts from Tsigov Chark via Batak and Orela to Sinia Zaliv at the Beglika lake. Trail distance 25 km. Duration - 4 hours. Moderate to hard physical loading.

PLACE ALTIUDE
/m/
DISTANCE
/km/
TYPE OF
PATH
Tsigov Chark 1100 0  
Batak 1036 5 Carriageway
Orela 1550 15 Carriageway
Sinia Zaliv 1500 25 Asphalt


DAY 05
Cycling starts from Sinia Zaliv via Trigrad Gorge - a breathtaking site to Trigrad village. Distance 60 km. Duration - 7 hours. Moderate to hard physical loading.

PLACE ALTIUDE
/m/
DISTANCE
/km/
TYPE OF
PATH
Sinia Zaliv 1500 0  
Shiroka poliana
(round tour)
1600 17 Carriageway
- earth track
Hut "Orfei" 1190 42 Earth track
Teshel 800 50 Asphalt -
mule track
Trigrad 1350 60 Carriageway


DAY 06
Cycling starts from Trigrad village - Yagodino (Buinovsko Gorge) with its enchanting scenery to Devin beautifully situated on the bank of the Devinska river, center of timber industry. Distance 38 km. Duration - 4,5 hours. Moderate physical loading.

PLACE ALTIUDE
/m/
DISTANCE
/km/
TYPE OF
PATH
Trigrad 1350 0  
Yagodina 1300 6 Earth track
Yagodina cave 600 9 Carriageway
Teshel 800 21 Carriageway
Devin 710 38 Carriageway


DAY 07
Cycling starts from Devin to the town of Krichim Distance 55 km. Duration - 4 hours. Easy physical loading.

PLACE ALTIUDE
/m/
DISTANCE
/km/
TYPE OF
PATH
Tsigov Chark 1100 0  
Batak 1036 5 Carriageway

Transfer by bus to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

DAY 08 Free time in Sofia. Sightseeing tour of the city with a 7000 years long history. Visiting the most significant sites. Transfer to the airport. Departure.



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