Vihren hut - Vihren peak

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

Tour schedule:

Start date:

July 15, 2023
September 2, 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: 81 BGN with VAT.

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Tour Details

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.

Hiking Difficulty: Moderately/Strenuous (3/4 from 6)
Elevation: 964 m (from 1950 m – 2914 m) – 3162 ft (from 6397 ft – 9560 ft)
Length: 6 km – 3.72 ml
Duration: 6:00 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 two and the half hours to Vihren hut at (1950 m – 6397ft above sea level). 
From Vihren hut we will take Hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 1 hour.
A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the beautiful Pirin Mountains.
After a lunch break we will continue hiking to the Vihren summit ( 2,914 m – 9,560 ft above sea level). The trek takes about 1 hour.

Inspiring break on the peak  and then we will get back to the trek to the Vihren hut and the boarding the coach.
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

Vihren Hut
National park Pirin
Vihren Peak

Tour Interary:

06:00: Tour starts from the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking. Departure for approximately 2:30-hours travel through beautiful countryside to Vihren hut at (1950 m – 6397ft above sea level) in Pirin mountain.
09:30 – 10:30: From Vihren hut we will take Hiking trek to the next stop. The trek takes about 1 hour.
11:00 – 12:30: A pleasant picnic amidst the captivating tranquility in the area of the beautiful Pirin Mountains.
12:30 – 14:00: After a lunch break we will continue hiking to the Vihren summit ( 2,914 m – 9,560 ft above sea level). The trek takes about 1 hour.

14:00 – 17:00: Inspiring break on the peak  and then we will get back to the trek to the Vihren hut and the boarding the coach.
17:00: Departure back to Sofia.

19:30: 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.

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.

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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)

Vihren hut - Vihren peak

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

Tour schedule:

Start date:

July 15, 2023
September 2, 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: 81 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 Vihren hut.
Visit to the Vihren peak.
Visit to the National park pirin.
Profesional local guide included.
Insurance included.

Price excluded:

Personal expenses.

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