5 DAYS HIKING TOUR € 399.00
The name of “Rila” comes from the ancient Thracian name “Roula” that means “much water”. In Rila Mountain there are over 120 permanent and 30 temporary crystal clear lakes and the Seven Rila Lakes are a special place for all lovers of the mountain. This is the place where one of the deepest and longest rivers on the Balkan Peninsula – Iskar, Maritsa and Mesta begin.
DAY 1: Arrival
A member of our team will meet at Sofia airport and arrange transfer to Borovets.
Night and dinner at the hotel in the resort of Borovets
DAY 2: The Seven Rila Lakes – Urdini Lakes – Chanacite Lakes
Enjoy the views and crystal clean air. From Borovets to Pionerska Hut by bus, Pionerska hut to the Rila Lakes Hut by lift. Rila Lakes hut – “The Kidney’’ Lake (2282 m),“The Kidney ‘’Lake – “The Eye” Lake (2440 m) ,“The Eye” Lake –‘’ Lake Peak’’Peak , “The Tear” Lake (2535 m), Razdela – Green Stone (2592 m.) Urdini Lakes – Panicata (Goren and Dolen Chanak), “The Twin” – “The Trefoil” – “The Fish” – Lakes Seven lakes hut (2196 m), The Seven Lakes hut – “Lower Lake” – Rila Lakes hut
Duration: around 8 hours
DAY 3: Scary lake – Yonchovo Lake
More stunning Bulgarian countryside. From Borovets to the resort of Malyovitsa complex by bus toMalyovitsa complex (1730 m) – Malyovitsa hut, Malyovitsa hut – Svinsko Lake, Svinsko Lake- Scary lake (2465 m), Scary lake (2465 m) – Yonchovo Lake (2115 m), Yonchovo Lake (2115 m) – Malyovitsa complex.
Duration: around 8 hours
DAY 4: Yellow Lakes
A fantastic day of exploration. From Borovets to Sitnyakovo by lift. Sitnyakovo (1763 m ) – Shatar Peak ( 2495 m ), Shatar Peak ( 2495 m )- Saragyolski Lakes , Saragyolski Lakes – Kubadinka Vila( 2285 m ), Kubadinka Vila( 2285 m ) – Saragyol Palace, Saragyol Palace –Chakar Voyvoda Hut – Sitnyakovo.
Duration: around 7 hours
DAY 5: SPA DAY
A chance to really relax and reward yourself for your hard work!
The mineral water in Sapareva Banya is slightly mineralized. It is also sodium hydro-sulphided, fluoride, siliceous and sulfited. It is crystal clear, colorless with odor of hydrogen sulphide. It is source temperature is 103 ° C. It is especially useful for treating diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
In addition to hydrotherapy spa area complexes, visitors can relax and regain energy by visiting aroma sauna, Finnish sauna, steam bath, aqua relax, relaxation area with warm beds, shock ice bowl or foot baths, all against a background of relaxing music.
The price includes:
- mountain guide • 5 nights with dinner, breakfast and lunch (dry pack) – 5 nights at the hotel in the resort of Borovets •3 days hiking • 1 days spa • lift tickets • transport to Malyovitsa and Seven Rila Lakes • Airport Transfer – Sofia – Boroveats and Borovets – Sofia
- mountain compulsory insurance
- personal expenses
- The tourists are required to keep the guide’s tempo as a group • The guide has right to change the programme in bad weather conditions /fog, danger slippery routes or after heavy rain and landslides/ • Hiking involves intense physical activity and is not suitable for anyone with a defined medical condition such as heart, lungs etc. • You have to wear comfortable closed hiking shoes /we don’t recommend you sandals and boots for this tour/, walking sticks, warm clothes, hats, gloves and raincoats.