Orpheus peak and waterfall Samodivsko Praskal

ADULT 153 leva with VAT
CHILD (12 years) 143 leva with VAT
SENIOR 143  leva with VAT 
GROUP OVER 4 customers 147 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: 7 km – 4.3 ml
Duration: 5:00 hours (Hiking time only)

PRICE INCLUDED
Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
1 x night in a 3 stars hotel in village of Gela.
Visit Orpheus Peak.
Visit waterfall Samodivsko Praskalo.

Visit area of Lakata.
Visit Kaleto fortress
Optionaly – use of pools with hot mineral water.
Insurance included.

Profesional guide included.

Tour Schedule:  16 and 17.04.2022

140.37 лв.

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Inspired by the energy of the Rhodope Mountains, we have created this hiking tour.

The Orpheus Peak is (2188 m – 7178 ft) above sea level. It is the second highest in the Rhodopes. In fact the summit Orpheus is extremely panoramic and can be reached relatively quickly and easily from The village of Gela.

The village of Gela is located at the foot of the most majestic peaks in the Rhodopes. Golyam Perelik peak, Orpheus peak and Turlata peak. Also this small village with a population of 98 inhabitants has gathered centuries of history and beautiful legends. The legend said that the village of Gela to be the birthplace of Orpheus.

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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

07:00: 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.
09:00: From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the hotel Princess (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 about three and a half  hours 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.
Hotel check-in, in the village of Gela.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant, relax in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying deliciously prepared food, free time.

DAY2

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the mountains.
Short transfer to the waterfall Samodivsko Praskalo.
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.
Departure back to Sofia and Plovdiv.

17:30: Expected time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking in front of hotel Princess (Trimoncium Hotel).
19:30: Expected time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

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 WINTER EQUIPMENT:
Please wear comfortable hiking three-season shoes, warm clothes, dry food, water, raincoate.
Geta for the feet.
Stocks (with wide circles).
Thermal underwear – top and bottom.
Gloves – a pair of thin and a pair of winter (warm and waterproof), plus spare.
Warm hat.
Scarf or wind mask, buff.
Ski mask – for bad weather.
Flashlight
Personal first aid kit.
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: 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.
09:00: From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the hotel Princess (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 about three and a half  hours 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.
Hotel check-in, in the village of Gela.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant, relax in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying deliciously prepared food, free time.

DAY2

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the mountains.
Short transfer to the waterfall Samodivsko Praskalo.
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.
Departure back to Sofia and Plovdiv.

17:30: Expected time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking in front of hotel Princess (Trimoncium Hotel).
19:30: Expected time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

We miss you already – Hope that will see you again.
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Price Included

Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
1 x night in a 3 stars hotel in village of Gela.
Visit Orpheus Peak.
Visit waterfall Samodivsko Praskalo.

Visit area of Lakata.
Visit Kaleto fortress
Optionaly – use of pools with hot mineral water.
Insurance included.

Profesional guide included.

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 Princess (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.

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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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