Deaf stones, fortress Minyak and the longest cable-stayed bridge in Bulgaria.

ADULT 143 leva with VAT
CHILD 137 leva with VAT
SENIOR ⁄ STUDENT 137 leva with VAT
GROUP OVER 4 customers 140 leva with VAT

Hiking Difficulty: Moderately (3 from 6)
Elevation: 405 m ( from 432 m – 837 m) – 1328 ft (from 1417 ft to 2746 ft)
Length: 12 km – 19 ml
Duration: 6 hours (Hiking time only)

PRICE INCLUDED
Return transportation by coach from your selected pick up point and drop off point.
1 x night in a 3 stars hotel. One person in a room pays 20 leva extra.
Breakfast.
2 days hiking tours.
Tour guide service.
Insurance.

131.19 лв.

Gallery

When the themes of a trip are mountains, wine  and the myths of the Thracians, it will surely leave you memories for a lifetime.

Winery 
Wine tasting – The fines wine made by old recipe.
For all guests with an attitude of wines. Mezek offers a variety of wine and brandy tasting. Through them, you not only get useful knowledge about the wine. You will have the chance to gather a lot of impressions by testing 3,5,7 winners or 3 brands.

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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.

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.
The journey takes us to the starting point for treks in the region of Shiroko Pole village, about 4 km from Kardzhali. From there we will take hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 03:00 hours.
Hiking to the medieval fortress “Minyak” / “Makan” / is one of the largest and highest fortresses in the Rhodopes. The view of the Studen Kladenets dam, the cable-stayed bridge near the village of Lisitsite and the village of Shiroko Pole is amazing.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area.

Treck back to the starting point.
Short transfer to the village of Lisitsite.
Trek to the longest cable-stayed bridge in Bulgaria.
Boarding the bus and departing towards the hotel.
Hotel check-in, free time.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant, relax in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying deliciously prepared food, free time.

Day 2

After breakfast we will continue our adventure around the Rhodope Mountain.
Visit to the Alexandrovo tomb and the Museum Center “Thracian Art Of Eastern Rhodope”. The tomb in the vicinity of the village of Aleksandrovo dates back to the IV century BC, and is one of the most prominent monuments of the ancient Thracian culture.
Visit to the ‘Gluhite kamani’ area (the Deaf stones area) is one of the largest rock- cult complexes in the Eastern Rhodope. The sacred place was used by the ancient Thracian tribes who inhabited the area.
Picnic lunch in the picturesque mountain scenery.
Pleasant afternoon in the medieval fortress Netotsikon near the village of Mezek – This is the best preserved defense facility in the Rhodopes. The fortress has the functions of a border guarded fortress. It protects the areas between the rivers Maritsa and Arda. The village is also well known for its own winery and the Mezzek brand of Bulgarian wine.
Departure towards Sofia and Plovdiv.
18:00: Expected time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking in front of Hotel RAMADA (Trimoncium Hotel).
19:30: Expected time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

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.
The journey takes us to the starting point for treks in the region of Shiroko Pole village, about 4 km from Kardzhali. From there we will take hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 03:00 hours.
Hiking to the medieval fortress “Minyak” / “Makan” / is one of the largest and highest fortresses in the Rhodopes. The view of the Studen Kladenets dam, the cable-stayed bridge near the village of Lisitsite and the village of Shiroko Pole is amazing.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area.

Treck back to the starting point.
Short transfer to the village of Lisitsite.
Trek to the longest cable-stayed bridge in Bulgaria.
Boarding the bus and departing towards the hotel.
Hotel check-in, free time.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant, relax in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying deliciously prepared food, free time.

Day 2

After breakfast we will continue our adventure around the Rhodope Mountain.
Visit to the Alexandrovo tomb and the Museum Center “Thracian Art Of Eastern Rhodope”. The tomb in the vicinity of the village of Aleksandrovo dates back to the IV century BC, and is one of the most prominent monuments of the ancient Thracian culture.
Visit to the ‘Gluhite kamani’ area (the Deaf stones area) is one of the largest rock- cult complexes in the Eastern Rhodope. The sacred place was used by the ancient Thracian tribes who inhabited the area.
Picnic lunch in the picturesque mountain scenery.
Pleasant afternoon in the medieval fortress Netotsikon near the village of Mezek – This is the best preserved defense facility in the Rhodopes. The fortress has the functions of a border guarded fortress. It protects the areas between the rivers Maritsa and Arda. The village is also well known for its own winery and the Mezzek brand of Bulgarian wine.
Departure towards Sofia and Plovdiv.
18:00: Expected time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking in front of Hotel RAMADA (Trimoncium Hotel).
19:30: Expected time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Price Included

Return transportation by coach from your selected pick up point and drop off point.
1 x night in a 3 stars hotel.
Breakfast, lunch (for the second day).
Hiking to the medieval fortress “Minyak” / “Makan” /.
Trek to the longest cable-stayed bridge in Bulgaria.
Visit to the Alexandrovo tomb and the Museum Center “Thracian Art Of Eastern Rhodope”
Visit to the Mezek tomb.
Visit the medieval fortress Netotsikon near the village of Mezek
Visit to the Gluhite kamani.
Tour guide service.
Insurance.

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 and tourist talks & visits are included in the price.
Specially selected mountain hut.
1 x night in a 3 stars hotel. One person in a room pays 20 leva extra.
Breakfast.
Professional care and support during the tour.
If you require any additional entertainment we are more than happy to help.

Country Details

Food

Our guests can choose between different diet menu, including vegetarian, Jain or non-vegetarian meals (Halal will not always be available).
Guests should advise the tour representative of their preferred diet on day one. 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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