Eight days Hiking In Bulgaria and SPA hotels with Thermal mineral water.

Destination: Bulgaria - mountains
Duration: 8 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Holiday Packages

Tour schedule:

Start date:

June 23, 2024
June 30, 2024
July 7, 2024
July 14, 2024
July 21, 2024
July 28, 2024
August 4, 2024
August 11, 2024
August 18, 2024
August 25, 2024
September 1, 2024
September 8, 2024
September 15, 2024
September 22, 2024
June 22, 2025
June 29, 2025
July 6, 2025
July 13, 2025

End date:

June 30, 2024
July 7, 2024
July 14, 2024
July 21, 2024
July 28, 2024
August 4, 2024
August 11, 2024
August 18, 2024
August 25, 2024
September 1, 2024
September 8, 2024
September 15, 2024
September 22, 2024
September 29, 2024
June 29, 2025
July 6, 2025
July 13, 2025
July 20, 2025

From 2,640 BGN

Price for Adult: 2,850 BGN with VAT.

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Tour Details

During this 8-days multi guided hiking tour You will get to know the landscapes of Bulgaria’s most striking mountains and the use of the thermal mineral water in favor of human health.

As a matter of fact the combinations of unique style of the places, environmentally friendly concept and specially selected hotels with thermal mineral water offers guests an unforgettable touch to the power and gifts of 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:
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.

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.

Highlights:

From Sofia – our team will be waiting to greet you at the Airport or at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Alternatively, you can arrange your pick up point in advance with a member of our booking team.
Sofia tour. Visit to the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Rotunda Saint George, Discover Complex Ancient Serdica, Unravel National Institute of Archaeology.
Transfer to the SPA Hotel Belchin spring.
Check in at the hotel and free time.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Hiking Difficulty: Moderate (3 from 6)
Elevation: 571 m (2354 m – 2925 m);1873ft (7723 ft – 9596 ft)
Length: 13,70 km (8.512 mi),
Duration: 6,00 h (hiking time only)

Today after breakfast we depart towrads Yastrebets chairlift, leading to the Yastrebets Hut (2369 m/7772 ft).
From there we will start trekking to Musala Hut. [1 hour]
A picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the beautiful Rila Mountains.
After the break we will continue hiking to the Ice Lake (2709 m/8887ft ). [1.5 hours]
From there we will start the last hike to Musala Peak (2925 m/9596ft). [30 minutes]
After a stay on the peak we will head back to Yastrebets Hut. [3 hours]
Return to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Strenuous (4 from 6),
Elevation: 1006 m (1723 m – 2729 m) – 3300 ft (5652 ft to 8953 ft)
Length: 6.5 km – 4 ml
Duration: 8,00 h (hiking time only)

After breakfast we will continue our adventure in the area, we will depart towards the region of Malyovitsa.
The journey takes about half an hour to the starting point for trekking in the region of  Malyovitsa  at an altitude of 1,700 m/5652 ft.
From there we will take a hiking trek to the next stop. [1 hour]
Malyovitsa Hut is at an altitude of 1960 m/6430 ft, from where a panoramic view of Rila Mountain opens up.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area.
Next track will take about one hour to the Second Terrace.These are rough rocky rivers passing two plateaus. [1 hour]
Take the next trek to the the Malyovishki Lakes (Elenski Lakes),they are a group of three glacial lakes. [30 minutes]
After a short break we will start the last trek to the Malyovitsa Peak at 2,729 m/8 ft above sea level. [30 minutes]
Trekking back to Malyovitsa Hut and board the coach.
Return to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Moderate(3 from 6)
Elevation: 469 m (from 2081 m to 2550 m)–1538 ft (6827 ft to 8316 ft)
Length: 8 km–4.971 ml
Duration: 5,00 h (hiking time only)

Today after breakfast we check out from the hotel and depart towards Panichishte resort.
From there we will take the chairlift, which will lead us to the Rila Lakes mountain hut at an altitude of 2081 m / 6827 ft. Hiking trek to the “Lake Peak” (2535 m / 8316 ft) from where a panoramic view of all seven lakes is revealed.[2 hours]
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the Seven Rila Lakes.
Enjoyable afternoon at the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque.
Trekking back to ‘Rila Lakes’ hut and the chairlift.
Departure towards Bansko Rezort, SPA hotel St Ivan Rilski .
Check in at the hotel, free time.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Strenuous (4 from 6)
Elevation: 964 m (from 1950 m–2914 m) / 3162 ft (from 6397 ft–9560 ft)
Length: 6 km–4 ml
Duration: 6,00 h (hiking time only)

After breakfast we will continue our adventure in the area, we will depart towards Vihren summit (2,914 m/ 9,560 ft above sea level) – this is Bulgaria’s second and Balkans’ third highest summit after Musala and Mount Olympus.
Short transfer to Vihren Hut (1950 m/6397ft above sea level).
From Vihren Hut we will start trekking to the next stop. [1 hour]
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the beautiful Pirin Mountains.
After a lunch break we will continue hiking to Vihren summit (2,914 m /9,560 ft above sea level). [1 hour]
Inspiring break on the peak and then we will return to the trek to Vihren Hut and will board the coach.
Return to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Moderate (3 of 6)
Elevation: 409 m – 1341 ft
Length: 6 km–4 ml
Duration: 6,00 h (hiking time only)

After breakfast we depart towards Gotse Delchev Hut (1412 m/4632 ft above sea level).
From there we will take the chairlift, which will lead us to Bezbog Hut (2236 m/7335 ft above sea level).
Later on we will start trekking to the next stop. [1 hour]
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the beautiful Pirin Mountains.
After a lunch break we will continue hiking to Bezbog Peak at (2645 m/8677 ft above sea level). [1 hour]
Inspiring break on the top of the peak and heading to Popovo Lake.
Return to Bezbog Hut  and the chairlift.
Transfer to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water, optionally wine tasting.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

After breakfast we depart towards Rila Monastery.
Visit Rila Monasetry – one of the symbols of Bulgaria and a popular tourist destination. The monastery lies in the recesses of Rila Mountain between Rilska and Drushlyavitsa Rivers, at 1147 m above mean sea level. Throughout the centuries Rila Monastery has always been the spiritual, educational and cultural centre of Bulgaria. The monastery is a part of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.
Lunch and relax in a traditional restaurant while enjoying delicious food and lovely atmosphere.
Visit to the St. Ivan’s cave.
Transfer back to the hotel.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Today after breakfast, check out from the hotel.
Transfer to the Airoport or you can arranged your Drop off point in advance with member of our booking team.

We are glad that we spent memorable moments together and we will be happy to meet you soon!

Places You’ll See

Tour Interary:

From Sofia – our team will be waiting to greet you at the Airport or at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Alternatively, you can arrange your pick up point in advance with a member of our booking team.
Sofia tour. Visit to the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Rotunda Saint George, Discover Complex Ancient Serdica, Unravel National Institute of Archaeology.
Transfer to the SPA Hotel Belchin spring.
Check in at the hotel and free time.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Hiking Difficulty: Moderate (3 from 6)
Elevation: 571 m (2354 m – 2925 m);1873ft (7723 ft – 9596 ft)
Length: 13,70 km (8.512 mi),
Duration: 6,00 h (hiking time only)

Today after breakfast we depart towrads Yastrebets chairlift, leading to the Yastrebets Hut (2369 m/7772 ft).
From there we will start trekking to Musala Hut. [1 hour]
A picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the beautiful Rila Mountains.
After the break we will continue hiking to the Ice Lake (2709 m/8887ft ). [1.5 hours]
From there we will start the last hike to Musala Peak (2925 m/9596ft). [30 minutes]
After a stay on the peak we will head back to Yastrebets Hut. [3 hours]
Return to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Strenuous (4 from 6),
Elevation: 1006 m (1723 m – 2729 m) – 3300 ft (5652 ft to 8953 ft)
Length: 6.5 km – 4 ml
Duration: 8,00 h (hiking time only)

After breakfast we will continue our adventure in the area, we will depart towards the region of Malyovitsa.
The journey takes about half an hour to the starting point for trekking in the region of  Malyovitsa  at an altitude of 1,700 m/5652 ft.
From there we will take a hiking trek to the next stop. [1 hour]
Malyovitsa Hut is at an altitude of 1960 m/6430 ft, from where a panoramic view of Rila Mountain opens up.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area.
Next track will take about one hour to the Second Terrace.These are rough rocky rivers passing two plateaus. [1 hour]
Take the next trek to the the Malyovishki Lakes (Elenski Lakes),they are a group of three glacial lakes. [30 minutes]
After a short break we will start the last trek to the Malyovitsa Peak at 2,729 m/8 ft above sea level. [30 minutes]
Trekking back to Malyovitsa Hut and board the coach.
Return to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Moderate(3 from 6)
Elevation: 469 m (from 2081 m to 2550 m)–1538 ft (6827 ft to 8316 ft)
Length: 8 km–4.971 ml
Duration: 5,00 h (hiking time only)

Today after breakfast we check out from the hotel and depart towards Panichishte resort.
From there we will take the chairlift, which will lead us to the Rila Lakes mountain hut at an altitude of 2081 m / 6827 ft. Hiking trek to the “Lake Peak” (2535 m / 8316 ft) from where a panoramic view of all seven lakes is revealed.[2 hours]
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the Seven Rila Lakes.
Enjoyable afternoon at the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque.
Trekking back to ‘Rila Lakes’ hut and the chairlift.
Departure towards Bansko Rezort, SPA hotel St Ivan Rilski .
Check in at the hotel, free time.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Strenuous (4 from 6)
Elevation: 964 m (from 1950 m–2914 m) / 3162 ft (from 6397 ft–9560 ft)
Length: 6 km–4 ml
Duration: 6,00 h (hiking time only)

After breakfast we will continue our adventure in the area, we will depart towards Vihren summit (2,914 m/ 9,560 ft above sea level) – this is Bulgaria’s second and Balkans’ third highest summit after Musala and Mount Olympus.
Short transfer to Vihren Hut (1950 m/6397ft above sea level).
From Vihren Hut we will start trekking to the next stop. [1 hour]
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the beautiful Pirin Mountains.
After a lunch break we will continue hiking to Vihren summit (2,914 m /9,560 ft above sea level). [1 hour]
Inspiring break on the peak and then we will return to the trek to Vihren Hut and will board the coach.
Return to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water, optionally wine tasting.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Difficulty: Moderate (3 of 6)
Elevation: 409 m – 1341 ft
Length: 6 km–4 ml
Duration: 6,00 h (hiking time only)

After breakfast we depart towards Gotse Delchev Hut (1412 m/4632 ft above sea level).
From there we will take the chairlift, which will lead us to Bezbog Hut (2236 m/7335 ft above sea level).
Later on we will start trekking to the next stop. [1 hour]
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquillity in the area of the beautiful Pirin Mountains.
After a lunch break we will continue hiking to Bezbog Peak at (2645 m/8677 ft above sea level). [1 hour]
Inspiring break on the top of the peak and heading to Popovo Lake.
Return to Bezbog Hut  and the chairlift.
Transfer to the hotel to enjoy some hot thermal mineral water, optionally wine tasting.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

After breakfast we depart towards Rila Monastery.
Visit Rila Monasetry – one of the symbols of Bulgaria and a popular tourist destination. The monastery lies in the recesses of Rila Mountain between Rilska and Drushlyavitsa Rivers, at 1147 m above mean sea level. Throughout the centuries Rila Monastery has always been the spiritual, educational and cultural centre of Bulgaria. The monastery is a part of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.
Lunch and relax in a traditional restaurant while enjoying delicious food and lovely atmosphere.
Visit to the St. Ivan’s cave.
Transfer back to the hotel.
Hotel dinner and relaxation time at the charming atmosphere to get ready for the next day.

Today after breakfast, check out from the hotel.
Transfer to the Airoport or you can  arranged your Drop off point in advance with member of our booking team.

We are glad that we spent memorable moments together and we will be happy to meet you soon!

Pick up/ Drop off points:

From Sofia - Our team will be waiting to greet you at the Sofia Airport or 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 Plovdiv Airport or 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.

Experience one of Bulgaria’s most striking mountain landscapes. Leisurely pace and hike all the way up to the highest of the seven lakes in the largest national park in Bulgaria (National park Rila). The park is located about (100 km – 62 ml) south of Sofia.
In addition, the Park contains rare and endangered wildlife species and communities. Self-regulating ecosystems of biological diversity, as well as historic sites of global cultural and scientific significance. Some of the largest rivers in the Balkan Peninsula originate here.
In fact the name Rila is derived from the Thracian word roula – which means a lots of water.

In a Rila Mountain is the highest peak not only in Bulgaria but also in the Balkans. Musala peak with its 2925.4 m. – 9596ft., it is also the seventh highest among European leaders.

The Malyovitsa region is the cradle of Bulgarian mountaineering. In fact the region is one of the most popular tourist regions in the Rila mountain.

Malyovitsa is a peak in the northwestern part of the Rila Mountain in southwestern Bulgaria. It is (2,729 m – 8 ft above sea level) and is one of the most popular tourist regions in the mountain. Its northern and eastern slopes are steep and almost inaccessible while the southern and south-western slopes are more oblique.
The main starting point for treks in the region of Malyovitsa at an altitude of (1,700 m – 5652 ft).

Vihren summit is the highest peak of the Pirin Mountains. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage – Pirin National Park.

The altitude is 2,914 m – 9,560 ft above sea level. In fact this is Bulgaria’s second and the Balkans’ third highest, after Musala and Mount Olympus.
It is located in the northern part of Pirin and more precisely on the main ridge between Hvoynati peak and Kutelo peak, between the rivers Vlahinska and Banderitsa.

Also it is one of the most impressive places for tourism in the Pirin Mountains.

 

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.

Why to choose us:

Immersive Experiences
Expert Storytelling Guide
Wi Fi on Board
Instant confirmation
Comfortable Bus
Entrance all Attractions/Museums
Optionally lunch in a country restaurant
Hotel/Apartments

(pre arrangement required)

Easy cancelation
Optional Hotel pick up and Drop Off

(pre arrangement required)

Eight days Hiking In Bulgaria and SPA hotels with Thermal mineral water.

Destination: Bulgaria - mountains
Duration: 8 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Holiday Packages

Tour schedule:

Start date:

June 23, 2024
June 30, 2024
July 7, 2024
July 14, 2024
July 21, 2024
July 28, 2024
August 4, 2024
August 11, 2024
August 18, 2024
August 25, 2024
September 1, 2024
September 8, 2024
September 15, 2024
September 22, 2024
June 22, 2025
June 29, 2025
July 6, 2025
July 13, 2025

End date:

June 30, 2024
July 7, 2024
July 14, 2024
July 21, 2024
July 28, 2024
August 4, 2024
August 11, 2024
August 18, 2024
August 25, 2024
September 1, 2024
September 8, 2024
September 15, 2024
September 22, 2024
September 29, 2024
June 29, 2025
July 6, 2025
July 13, 2025
July 20, 2025

From 2,640 BGN

Price for Adult: 2,850 BGN with VAT,

Choose Date:

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Choose how many:

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Price included:

Group up to 8 people: 2850 BGN.
Group from 8 to 18 people: 2650 BGN.

Small group departure with up to 18 participants.
Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
7 x night in a 4 stars SPA hotels on HB service.
Breakfast.
Dinner.
National Park Rila
- Visit to the Musala peak (The highest peak in the Bulkanian peninsula).
- Visit to the Malyovitsa peak.
- Visit to the Seven Rila lakes.
Pirin National Park
- Visit to the Vihren peak.
- Visit to the Bezbog Peak.
- Visit to the Popovo lake.
Visit to the Rila monastery.
Town of Sofia.
- City tour.
Spa and Wellness packages and Wine Tasting experience .
Profesional mountain guide.

Our Hotels:
Spa and wellness
– Guest can enjoy thermal mineral water, unique style and first class facilities. Among the offered therapies you can try between classic and wine treatment. Each is offering one of a kind pleasure for the senses as well as heath benefits.

Selected hotels
– St. Ivan Rilski SPA rezort, https://www.saintivanrilski.com/
– SPA Hotel Belchin spring, https://www.belchin-spring.com/

Price excluded:

Personal expenses.
Excl. Flights.
Insurance.

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