The narrow-gauge railway and a hike to the village of Ortsevo

ADULT 175 leva with VAT
SENIOR 167 leva with VAT
CHILD (12 years) 165 leva with VAT
GROUP OVER 4 customers 170 leva with VAT

Hiking Difficulty: Easy/Moderate (2/3 from 6)
Elevation: 445 m ( from 1267 m – 1712 m) – 1459 ft ( from 4156 ft – 5616 ft)
Length: Day 1: 15 km – 24 ml / Day 2: 12 km – 19,2 ml
Duration: Day 1: 5 hours / Day 2: 5 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 guest house at village of Ortsevo.
Return ticket for narrow-gauge railway.
Visit the Avramovo station (The highest at the Balans).
Visit Veliytsa peak
Visit village of Ortsevo.

Insurance included.

Profesional guide included.

TOUR SCHEDULED: 02.07 – 03.07.2022 and 06.08 – 07.08.2022

160.55 лв.

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The narrow gauge railway from Sofia and Plovdiv. We will take you on an incredible journey to the Rhodopes mountain.

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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.

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DAY 1

Hiking Difficulty: Easy/Moderate (2/3 from 6), Elevation: 445 m ( from 1267 m – 1712 m) – 1459 ft ( from 4156 ft – 5616 ft)
Length: Day 1: 15 km – 24 ml, Duration: Day 1: 5 hours.

06:30: 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.
08:30: 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 two and a half hours to the starting point the September station. From there we boarding the narrow gauge railway to the highest train station at the balkan peninsula, station of Avramovo at the 1267 m ( 4156 ft) above sea lvel . The journey takes about 02:00 hour.
Arrived at the station of Avramovo and we trek to the next stop.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area.
After a break we will take hiking treck to the Veliytsa peak at the 1712 m ( 5616 ft) above sea level.

Visit Veliytsa peak.
After an inspiring break we will continue hiking to the village of Ortsevo.
Check-in at the guest house in the village of Ortsevo at the 1555 m ( 5101 ft) above sea level.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant, relax in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying deliciously prepared food, free time.

DAY 2

Hiking Difficulty: Easy/Moderate (2/3 from 6), Elevation Negative: 445 m ( from 1712 m – 1267 m ) – 1459 ft ( from 5616 ft – 4156 ft ), Length: Day 2: 12 km – 19,2 ml, Duration: Day 2: 5 hours (Hiking time only)

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the region.
 Check out from the guest house and trek to the the village of Buntsevo. Trek takes about 03:00 hours.
Lunch in a village of Buntsevo. , relax at the charming atmosphere, while being served delicious cooked food.
After an inspairing break. Optionaly can board the van to the station of Yakoruda.
Boarding the narrow-gauge railway from station of  Yakoruda to the station of September.
Arrived at the station of September and depart towards Plovdiv and 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.

 

DAY 1

Hiking Difficulty: Easy/Moderate (2/3 from 6), Elevation: 445 m ( from 1267 m – 1712 m) – 1459 ft ( from 4156 ft – 5616 ft)
Length: Day 1: 15 km – 24 ml, Duration: Day 1: 5 hours.

06:30: 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.
08:30: 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 two and a half hours to the starting point the September station. From there we boarding the narrow gauge railway to the highest train station at the balkan peninsula, station of Avramovo at the 1267 m ( 4156 ft) above sea lvel . The journey takes about 02:00 hour.
Arrived at the station of Avramovo and we trek to the next stop.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area.
After a break we will take hiking treck to the Veliytsa peak at the 1712 m ( 5616 ft) above sea level.

Visit Veliytsa peak.
After an inspiring break we will continue hiking to the village of Ortsevo.
Check-in at the guest house in the village of Ortsevo at the 1555 m ( 5101 ft) above sea level.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant, relax in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying deliciously prepared food, free time.

DAY 2

Hiking Difficulty: Easy/Moderate (2/3 from 6), Elevation Negative: 445 m ( from 1712 m – 1267 m ) – 1459 ft ( from 5616 ft – 4156 ft ), Length: Day 2: 12 km – 19,2 ml, Duration: Day 2: 5 hours (Hiking time only)

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the region.
 Check out from the guest house and trek to the the village of Buntsevo. Trek takes about 03:00 hours.
Lunch in a village of Buntsevo. , relax at the charming atmosphere, while being served delicious cooked food.
After an inspairing break. Optionaly can board the van to the station of Yakoruda.
Boarding the narrow-gauge railway from station of  Yakoruda to the station of September.
Arrived at the station of September and depart towards Plovdiv and Sofia.eptember.

18:00: 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 are glad that we spent memorable moments together and we will be happy to meet you soon!

Price Included

Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
1 x night in a guest house at village of Ortsevo.
Return ticket for narrow-gauge railway.
Visit the Avramovo station (The highest at the Balans).
Visit Veliytsa peak
Visit village of Ortsevo.

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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