Located at the foot of the majestic Pirin mountain, Pulse Fitness & Spa BANSKO is the undisputed choice for active holiday fans. The mountain club of the best fitness and wellness chain in the country Pulse Fitness & Spa combines well-equipped fitness areas with the most impressive mountain spa centre in Bulgaria – in the Grand Hotel Bansko.
Come to this beautiful snowshoeing tour into the backcountry of Pirin mountains for a day of active exploring!The Pirin Mountains are the second highest in Bulgaria with Mount Vihren – 2914 m. A big part of the National Park is under the protection of UNESCO.If you have never been on mountain peak in winter or you search of different activity than skiing and want to explore other area near Bansko ski resort, then this is the trip for you! Join for this day-trip to mt. Bezbog in the Pirin Mountains!
Pirin – the third highest mountain in Balkan peninsula, the marble beauty of Bulgaria. The older name of that mountain was Perun, the Slavic god of Thunder. When Christianity spread all around the land, this was the last stronghold for the Slavic gods. Later the name was transformed to Pirin. The mountain with its fortune of rivers, lakes, flora and wildlife gave a big inspiration for legends.Now Pirin is a national park, a part of UNESCO heritage. In the foothills of Pirin is Bansko, which is the biggest ski resort of the Balkan states. Join us to fell the magic of the lakes, hear some legends, to see some wild goats, to reach the top – Vihren, and to enjoy of the thermal springs in the valley below the mountain.
Tired of the resort vibe of Bansko? Want some peace and quiet exploring the remote parts of the mountain? Join us on a snowshoeing trip in the area. You can choose among three of the most amazing mountains in Bulgaria – Rila, Pirin and Rhodope, all situated not more than an hour from the resort. While Pirin with its alpine-like appearance and steep slopes rising up to 2914 meters offers wild views, the south sides of Rila are more gentle and easy for snowshoeing. Rhodopes are one of a kind located between the higher mountains, which provides great panoramas to both Rila and Pirin. The old villages, where people maintain the same lifestyle from 100 years ago, can be a truly unique experience worth having.
A back-in-time day trip from the modern ski resort Bansko to the isolated rural area of Rhodope Mountains, where time has stopped and the traditions of the local people are still alive. We invite you on an easy snowshoeing hike, perfect for families with kids or tired of skiing couples who want to immerse into the local atmosphere and enjoy spectacular views to the jagged Pirin Mountains.
This is a great opportunity for people who do not ski to get into the winter mountain. It is a magical winter adventure on snow shoes around Bansko. There are different itineraries suitable for all level of ability and fitness. We could offer tours for complete beginners and also for people who have experience in the winter mountains to the most demanding level. The tours are selected for you in stunning locations in Pirin National Park and could include - frozen lakes, frozen waterfalls, river valleys, centuries old pine trees etc. We could add extra value to your day after the hike - optional stop at the hot thermal springs where you could fully relax.This is voted by many travelers as a bestseller, highly recommended tour.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Todorka (Bulgarian: ) is a massive peak in the Pirin mountain, south-western Bulgaria. It is the only peak of the Todorka side ridge. It is 2,746 m high which makes it the 11th highest peak in Pirin. It is made of granite and although not rocky, it is steep. It is a relatively short crest with three peaks - Golyama (Big), Sredna (Middle) and Malka (Little) Todorka. Golyama Todorka is located to the north and view from the town of Bansko looks like a dramatic pyramid. There are several ski tracks from its slopes.
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