WEEKEND IN THE HIGH CENTRAL BALKAN MOUNTAINS

“Adventure Trails” offer you a weekend hike through the high parts of the Central Balkan Mountains. You will be fascinated by the natural beauty of the mountain, climb to the highest peak - Mount Botev (2,376 m), enjoy the highest waterfalls of Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula. Witness the incredible views that will reveal from the main ridge of the mountain – it is a must see beauty.

Day 1. Departure from Sofia and transfer to the town of Karlovo (2 h.) Next is an ascent trough a splendid green valley to the hut Levski, situated at 1450 meters altitude (4 h.). On our way, we will cross the “Old River” biosphere reserve, protecting centuries old beech forests. Visit to the Karlovsko Praskalo waterfall (38 m). Accommodation at the hut. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2. Breakfast. Early start for the ascent of Mount Botev - the highest peak of the Balkan Mountains. The views, which appear during the climb are stunning. Descent towards the famous Rai (Heaven) hut, situated at the foot of the Heavenly waterfall – the highest on the peninsula (125 m.). Today’s trek takes 6 hours. Accommodation at the hut. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3. Breakfast. Descent from Rai hut, through a beautiful area, called Paradjika, towards the town of Kalofer (3.30 h.). Departure to Sofia.

Price includes:

  • All accommodations, mentioned in the program
  • All dinners, mentioned in the program
  • All breakfasts, mentioned in the program
  • All the transportations
  • The instant assistance of a licensed, english speaking mountain guide

Price does not Include:

  • Lunches
  • All the drinks, during dinners
  • Tips and personal expences

Minimum/maximum participants: 2 to 18

Tour difficulty: Moderate

Suitable for: People with some mountain experience in good shape; children elder than 14 y. o.