Seven Rila Lakes day hike from Sofia

Tour Number

Activity Level

157475


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)

Outstanding natural beauty in the Rila Mountains National Park


We spend an extraordinary hiking day in the highest mountain on the Balkan Peninsula - Rila and more precisely within the boundaries of the Rila National Park - the largest of the three national parks in Bulgaria. The Seven Rila Lakes is the most popular trekking destination in Rila Mountains because of the outstanding beauty of the glacial lakes and the whole circus. The lakes are one of the 100 national tourist sites in Bulgaria as well. These mountain pearls are amphitheatrically situated one above the other as follows: The Tear (the highest one at 2535 m. a. s. l. ), The Eye, The Kidney, The Twins (the largest), The Trefoil, The Fish Lake and The Lower Lake (the lowest one at 2095 m. a. s. l. ). Before booking this tour please check with the guide if the chair lift is open on the given date!

Itinerary

Sofia - Seven Rila Lakes area (1 h 30 min)
Loop hike around the Seven Rila Lakes (5 h)
Seven Rila Lakes area - Sofia (1 h 30 min)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours 30 min.

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 Sofia, parking fee.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 BGN - Chair lift return ticket (20 BGN), lunch pack for picnic (10 BGN)

What’s Extra

Other: At the bottom of the chair lift one can buy fresh mountain berries, home made honey, boiled corn etc.

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

    217 USD(for up to 3 people) (duration: 8 hours 30 min.) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    157475


    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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