Koncheto hiking tour

Destination: Pirin mountain
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Day tours from Plovdiv

Tour schedule:

Start date:

August 26, 2023

End date:

From 95 BGN

Price for Adult: 105 BGN with VAT.

Price for Child (3-16): 95 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 95 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 100 BGN with VAT.

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Tour Details

Koncheto is knife-edge ridge in the Pirin Mountains in Bulgaria. At an elevation of approximately 2,810 m – 9 ft. Between the peaks Banski Suhodol (2,884 m – 9,2 ft ) and Kutelo (2,908 m – 9,5 ft).

There are steep slopes on either side. The northwestern side is almost vertical and 300–400 metres deep. While the southwestern side is less steep (approximately 30 degrees) but deeper (800 m – 2886 ft). There is a steel cable stretched along the top of the ridge to help hikers across.

Some less experienced hikers go through Koncheto by saddling the ridge edge like a horse and slowly advancing, hence its name.

Hiking Difficulty: Strenuous/Challenging (4 to 5 of 6)
Elevation: 906 m (from 1980 m – 2886 m) – 2972 ft (from 6496 ft – 9468 ft)
Length: 11 km – 6.83 ml
Duration: 8:00 hours (Hiking time only)

Highlights:

Places You’ll See

Tour Interary:

07:00: Tour starts from the parking in front of Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv) you will be picked up from the place, if arranged with member of our booking team in advance. 
10:00 – 11:30: The journey takes about two and a half hours to the starting point for the treks in the region of Vihren hut at (1950 m – 6397 ft above sea level). From there we will take  Hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 01:30 hour.
11:30: The Great Cauldron – it is a huge circus between the vertical walls of the two highest peaks in Pirin – Vihren peak (2914 m) and Kutelo peak (2908 m).
11:30 – 12:00: A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the Pirin mountain.
12:00 – 13:00: Next treck will takes about 1 hour, we climb to the Bow (Premkata) – the saddle between the Pirin’s summits.
13:00 – 13:30: After a break we will get  to the last trek, to the Koncheto at 2,810 m – 9 ft above sea level. Trek takes about 01:00 hours.
13:30 – 14:00: Inspiring break at the impresive area of the Koncheto and then get bak to the Vihren hut at (1950 m – 6397 ft above sea level) and board the coach. Trek takes about 04:00 hours.
18:00: Departure back to Plovdiv.

20:30: Expected time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking in front of Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv) or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking.

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Pick up/ Drop off points:

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

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

Koncheto is knife-edge ridge in the Pirin Mountains in Bulgaria. Аt an elevation of approximately 2,810 m – 9 ft. Between the peaks Banski Suhodol (2,884 m – 9,2 ft ) and Kutelo (2,908 m – 9,5 ft).
There are steep slopes on either side. The northwestern side is almost vertical and 300–400 metres deep. While the southwestern side is less steep (approximately 30 degrees) but deeper (800 m – 2886 ft). There is a steel cable stretched along the top of the ridge to help hikers across.

Some less experienced hikers go through Koncheto by saddling the ridge edge like a horse and slowly advancing, hence its name.

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. This is Bulgaria’s second and the Balkans’ third highest, after Musala and Mount Olympus.
Although due to the karst topography Vihren is deprived of lakes and streams. Number of Pirin’s lakes are located around the peak. It is Europe’s southernmost glacial mass.
The flora of Vihren’s slopes consists of herbaceous plants and lichens. Vihren is home to a number of habitats, including alpine and sub-alpine open calcareous grasslands.

Food:

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)

Koncheto hiking tour

Destination: Pirin mountain
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Day tours from Plovdiv

Tour schedule:

Start date:

August 26, 2023

End date:

From 95 BGN

Price for Adult: 105 BGN with VAT,

Price for Child (3-16): 95 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 95 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 100 BGN with VAT.

Choose Date:

Add Details:

Full Name *
Email *
Phone *
Pick up point:

Choose how many:

Adults
Seniors/ students
Childs (3-16)
Groups over 4
TOTAL PRICE (lv. with VAT.)
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Price included:

Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
Visit to the Vihren hut.
Visit to the Bow (Premkata)
Visit to the to the Koncheto peak.
Professional local guide included.
Insurance included.

Price excluded:

Personal expenses.

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