Musala Peak day hike from Plovdiv

Tour Number

Activity Level

116548


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 6 years old

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (basic), Russian (conversational), French (basic), English (fluent)

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!

Itinerary

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

Transportation

Air-conditioned station wagon DACIA Logan, passenger capacity: 3. For groups from 4 to 8 travelers a van is hired at an extra cost.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation with an English speaking guide-driver from/to your hotel in Plovdiv, parking fee.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 BGN - Chair lift return ticket (15 BGN), lunch pack for picnic (10 BGN)

What’s Extra

Other: In summer one can try the fresh wild berries (blueberries and raspberries) sold at the top of the gondola lift together with some homemade jams.

Bring your own lunch pack for a picnic in the mountains.

Things to bring on the hike:

- Comfortable walking boots/shoes/trainers
- 1 bottle of water (1-1,5 liters)
- Rucksack (15-35 liters)
- Suns cream
- Sunglasses
- Hat
- Fleece or something warm (in case of a windy or colder for the season weather)
- Raincoat (just in case)
- Walking sticks - optionally

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    172 USD(for up to 3 people) (duration: 11 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    116548


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 6 years old

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 3

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (basic), Russian (conversational), French (basic), English (fluent)

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