2 Days hiking in west Rhodope

ADULT 148 leva with VAT
CHILD 140 leva with VAT
SENIOR ⁄ STUDENT 140 leva with VAT
GROUP OVER 4 customers 144 leva with VAT

Hiking Difficulty: Easy to Moderately  (2 to 3 from 6)
Elevation: 760 m (From 1428 m – to 2188 m), 2493ft ( from 4685 ft to 7178 ft )
Length: 14 km – 8.70 ml for both days
Duration: 9:00 hours for both days (Hiking time only)

PRICE INCLUDED
Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
1 x night in 3 stars hotel with dinner, lunch and breakfast.
Profesional  guide included.
Insurance included.

271.56 лв.

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This hiking tour will take you on a journey to the most magical mountain in Bulgaria.

Rhodopes mountains have rich cultural heritage. Including ancient thracian sites, medieval castles, churches, monasteries. As well picturesque villages with traditional Bulgarian architecture from the 18th and 19th centuries. In fact the mountain range gives its name to the terrestrial ecoregion Rodope montane.

Also the Orpheus Peak is (2188 m – 7178 ft) above sea level, it is the second highest in the Rhodopes. As a mater of fact the summit Orpheus is very panoramic and can be reached relatively quickly and easily from The village of Gela.

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Accessibility

If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact us before booking. One of our experienced reservations staff will be more than happy to assist with you enquiry. You can read our full accessibility statement HERE.

We are committed to making everyone’s tour with us as enjoyable as possible no matter what their individual needs are. Nevertheless, there are certain limitations that may arise due to the local and rural nature.

Typical Bulgarian Guest Houses or Hotel, standard of 3/4 stars with traditional Bulgarian cuisines.

Typical Bulgarian Guest Houses or Hotel, standard of 3/4 stars with traditional Bulgarian cuisines.

Holiday Highlights

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DAY 1

From Sofia – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point Plovdiv. google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
Check in, at the hotel, after the hiking tour, could enjoy the pool with thermal mineral water.
The first trek of the eco-trail starts from the Struilitsa area, famous for its therapeutic pools with hot mineral water.
First trek will leads us to the beautiful waterfall Samodivsko Praskalo. It is extremely beautiful.
Next stop of the trek is the area of Lakata, in which a medieval settlement existed.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area.

Get to the last point of the trail, Kaleto fortress. The remains of the famous Rhodope fortress, existed in the period VI-XIII centuries.
After short break we get back the the town of Devin, head to the Hotel.
Dinner in the Hotel, relax at the charming atmosphere and get ready for the next day.

DAY 2

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the area, depart towards village of Gela.
The journey takes about 45 minutes to the starting point for treks in the village of Gela. From there we will take Hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 1 hour.
Gradishteto Fortress from where a panoramic view of Rhodopes mountains is revealed.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the mountain.
Next Treck will takes about 1 and a half hours to the Orpheus Peak at (2188 m – 7178 ft) above sea level.
After a break on the peak we will get back to the trek to the village of Gela. The trek takes approx three hours.
Depart and head back to the town of Plovdiv and Sofia.

ATTENTION:
Mandatory requirement for tourists – Before the start of each mountain hike, clients receive instruction from a licensed mountain guide and undertake to comply with the instructions given to them.
Changes in the program are possible, based on objective factors, mostly of meteorological nature.

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:
Please wear comfortable hiking boots, warm clothes, dry food, water, raincoate.
Windproof and waterproof jacket.
Extra garment (fleece).
Water bottle at least 1 liter.
Hat/towel, sunscreen and sunglasses, raincoat.
Insole (optional).
In bad weather conditions the program can be shortened or replaced.

RECOMMENDED INFORMATION:
Food for lunch, picnic type. It is recommended to consider in advance that your food is as energetic and healthy as possible.
Travelers should have a moderate to good level of physical fitness.

In case of medical issues or allergies you should always consult your tour representative if you are not sure of what ingredients a dish contains.

DAY 1

07:00: Sofia – Tour starts from the parking lot behind the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.
08:30: Plovdiv – Tour starts from the parking in front of Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv).
10:15: Check in, at the hotel, after the hiking tour, could enjoy the pool with thermal mineral water.
10:30: The first trek of the eco-trail starts from the Struilitsa area, famous for its therapeutic pools with hot mineral water.
10:30 – 11:30: First trek will leads us to the beautiful waterfall Samodivsko Praskalo. It is extremely beautiful.
11:30 – 12:30: Next stop of the trek is the area of Lakata, in which a medieval settlement existed.
12:30 – 13:30: A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the golden Panega.

13:30 – 14:30: Get to the last point of the trail, Kaleto fortress. The remains of the famous Rhodope fortress, existed in the period VI-XIII centuries.
14:30 – 17:00: After short break we get back the the town of Devin, head to the Hotel.
19:00 – 19:30: Dinner in the Hotel, relax at the charming atmosphere and get ready for the next day.

DAY 2

08:00: Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the area, depart towards village of Gela.
08:45: The journey takes about 45 minutes to the starting point for treks in the village of Gela. From there we will take Hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 1 hour.
09:00 – 10:00: Gradishteto Fortress from where a panoramic view of Rhodopes mountains is revealed.
10:00 – 12:00: Next Treck will takes about 1 and a half hours to the Orpheus Peak at (2188 m – 7178 ft) above sea level.
12:00 – 13:00: A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the mountain.
13:30 – 16:30: After a break on the peak we will get back to the trek to the village of Gela. The trek takes approx three hours.
16:30: Depart and head back to the town of Plovdiv and Sofia.
19:00: Expected time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking in front of Hotel RAMADA (Trimoncium Hotel) or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking.
20:30: Expected arrival time in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking.

Price Included

Return transportation by coach from your selected pick up point and drop off point.
1 night accommodation in a 3* hotel with breakfast, lunch and dinner.
2 days tours with profecional guide.
Entrances to all facilities and sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights.

Pick up Points/Drop off Points

From Sofia – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.

From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point Plovdiv. google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time for boarding.

Green Valleys Difference

All cultural day excursions included.
Specially selected Hotel.
All entrance fees included.
Our professional members of staff will take full care of our guest from pick up to drop off.
If you required any additional entertainment we are more then happy to help.

Country Details

Food

Our guests  can choose from different diets, including vegetarian, Jain or non-vegetarian (Halal will not always be available) meals. Passengers should advise the tour representative of their preferred diet on day one. The meals are pre-set buffet, and a choice of menu is not available.
Dinners are usually provided within the hotel or restaurant. You should always consult member of our staff if you have any alergy to the ingredients of the dishs or you not sure of what ingredients a dish contains.

What is included

Expert Storytelling Guide

Wi Fi on Board

Immersive Experiences

Comfortable Bus

Entrance all Attractions

Hotel/Apartments

(pre arrangement required)

Lunch in a classic country restaurant

Instant confirmation

Easy cancelation

Optional Hotel pick up and Drop Off

(pre arrangement required)

What is included

Expert Storytelling Guide

Wi Fi on Board

Immersive Experiences

Comfortable Bus

Entrance all Attractions

Hotel/Apartments

(pre arrangement required)

Lunch in a classic country restaurant

Instant confirmation

Easy cancelation

Optional Hotel pick up and Drop Off

(pre arrangement required)

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