Conquer the highest peak in Bulgaria and on the Balkan Peninsula - the mighty Musala Peak located at 2925 m. a. s. l.
Rila Mountains with its highest peak Musala (2 925 m. a. s. l. ) are the highest mountains in Bulgaria and on the Balkan Peninsula. It is the sixth highest in Europe as well. Musala Peak is in the boundaries of Rila National Park which is the largest of the three national parks in Bulgaria. The trail to the top weaves through some glacial lakes with crystal clear waters. Standing on the top of the Balkans hikers are strongly impressed by the breathtaking views all around. One can easily see the rest of the magnificent Rila Mountains and other large Bulgarian mountains like the alpine Pirin Mountains, Vitosha Mountain, Sredna Gora Mountains with the majestic Balkan Range behind and the green and more oval Rhodope Mountains. Before booking this tour please check with the guide if the cabin lift is open on the given date!
Transfer Plovdiv - Borovets ski resort (1 h 45 min)
There and back hike to Mussala Peak (about 5 hours)
Transfer Borovets ski resort - Plovdiv (1 h 45 min)
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 11 hours
Air-conditioned station wagon DACIA Logan, passenger capacity: 3. For groups from 4 to 8 travelers a van is hired at an extra cost.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 BGN - Chair lift return ticket (15 BGN), lunch pack for picnic (10 BGN)