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hometourstrekking in Rila and Pirin mountains Tours
 
Trekking in Rila and Pirin mountains


     

Duration:
as per request

Period for organizing the tour
June - September

Description:
Rila and Pirin Mountains are famous with their diverse relief and excellent conditions for tourism, mountaineering and ski sport in winter. Extremely beautiful are the numerous lakes situated in the high parts of Rila and Pirin.

These tours give the opportunity for passing through the highest and most picturesque places in Rila and Pirin. Moreover tourists get the chance to visit some of the most interesting cultural and historical places in Bulgaria such as the Rila Monastery (10th century) - a UNESCO site, the town of Bansko with its authentic National Revival architecture houses, etc.

Model program:
Arrival in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Visit to Borovets - the most famous mountain resort. Cable car drive to Yastrebets peak - walk to Mussala peak (2925 m), the highest one on the Balkan Peninsula. On the way seeing the Mussalenski and the Ledenoto Lakes.

Then continue through Malyovitsa (2730 m) to the Seven Rila Lakes. Visit to the unique UNESCO Site - the Rila Monastery (1147 m) from the 10th c. and the town of Bansko (900m). Walking tour to Vihren peak (2914 m) - Mt. Koncheto - to Yavorov Chalet (1740 m). Then walking to the Predela Pass (1000m). Drive back to Sofia. Departure.

Moderate physical loading.
Accommodation: chalets, guest houses and hotels
Meteorological conditions: summer - long and sunny; however rainy days are possible.



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