Musala peak - Hiking

Destination: Rila mountain
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Day tours from Sofia

Tour schedule:

Start date:

June 24, 2023
July 29, 2023
August 12, 2023
September 9, 2023

End date:

From 75 BGN

Price for Adult: 85 BGN with VAT.

Price for Child (3-16): 75 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 75 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 90 BGN with VAT.

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Tour Details

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.

Even if you are not a complete mountaineer and you have not climbed a single mountain peak so far, conquering Musala will give you great pleasure. Although it is the highest peak in our country, its conquest is not as difficult and is a good walk for the whole family.

Hiking Difficulty: Moderately (3 from 6)
Elevation: 571 m ( from 2354 m – 2925 m) – 1873ft ( from 7723 ft – 9596 ft)
Length: 13,70 km (8.512 mi)
Duration: 5,30 hours (Hiking time only)

Highlights:

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Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking.
The journey takes about one and a half hours to Borovets Resort. From there we will take the chairlift which will lead us to the Yastrebets hut (2369 m, 7772 ft). 
Yastrebets hut we will take Hiking trek to the next stop Musala hut. The trek takes about 1 hour.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the beautiful Rila Mountains.
After a lunch break we will continue hiking to the Ice lake (2709 m, 8887ft ). The trek takes about 1 and a half hours.

From the Ice lake we taking the last trek to the Musala Peak (2925 m, 9596ft). Trek takes approximatly 30 minutes.
After a break on the peak we will get back to the trek to the Yastrebets hut. The trek takes approx three hours.
Departure back to 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.

Places You’ll See

Musala hut
Ice lake
Musala Peak

Tour Interary:

08:00: Tour starts from the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking.
07:30 – 09:00: The journey takes one and a half hours to Borovets Resort. From there we will take the chairlift which will lead us to the Yastrebets hut (2369 m, 7772ft).
10:00 – 11:00: Yastrebets hut we will take Hiking trek to the next stop Musala hut. The trek takes about 1 hour.
11:00 – 12:00: A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the beautiful Rila Mountains.
12:00 – 13:30: After a lunch break we will continue hiking to the Ice lake (2709 m, 8887ft). The trek takes about 1 and a half hours.
13:30 – 14:00: From the Ice lake we taking the last trek to the Musala Peak (2925 m, 9596ft). Trek takes approximatly 30 minutes.
14:30 – 17:30: After a break on the peak we will get back to the trek to the Yastrebets hut. The trek takes approx three hours.
17:30: Departure back to Sofia.

19:00: Expected time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral 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 behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA 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.

Rila National Park is the largest national park in Bulgaria. 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.
There are 120 glacial lakes, including the prominent Seven Rila Lakes. The name Rila is derived from the Thracian word roula, meaning lots of water.

In Rila Mountain is the highest peak not only in Bulgaria but also in the Balkans. Musala peak with its 2925.4 meters is also the seventh highest among European leaders.

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 a member of our staff if you have any alergy to the ingredients of the dishes 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)

Musala peak - Hiking

Destination: Rila mountain
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Day tours from Sofia

Tour schedule:

Start date:

June 24, 2023
July 29, 2023
August 12, 2023
September 9, 2023

End date:

From 75 BGN

Price for Adult: 85 BGN with VAT,

Price for Child (3-16): 75 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 75 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 90 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.)
0.00

Price included:

Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
Visit to the Musala hut.
Visit to the Ice lake.
Visit to the Musala Peak.
Profesional local guide included.
Insurance included.

Price excluded:

Personal expenses.
Return Chairlift to and from the Yastrebets - 25 BGN.

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