The tour includes a visit to the medieval Rozhen monastery, situated in the Pirin mountains. Afterwards the tour continues with a walk in the picturesque town of Melnik, where you will have the chance to taste the local types of wine which is Bulgaria’s most famous export.
This is a Private Tour so you will not be combined with other people besides those in your reservation- there will be a private car and a private driver- guide just for you!With this tour you will see Kordopulova house, St. Antonius church, hike through the Melnik pyramids, see Rozhen monastery iconostas and frescoes and taste the traditional Bulgarian Banitza in a village house.The tour starts at 9.00 from the hotel that you are staying in Sofia. Your first stop which will be Melnik. The smallest town in Bulgaria, Melnik, is nested in the south slopes of Pirin, among sand pyramids with queer forms.After a stop for lunch in a typical Bulgarian restaurant you will star the hiking tour to Rozhen monastery. It is the largest Orthodox monastery in the Pirin region. The monastery is comparatively well preserved and every year it is visited by many tourists from various countries.
We made this tour for people, who love touching nature in their comfort zone.Prepare for this trip in South and Southwest Bulgaria to touch the beauty, carved by nature, and places, where traditions are still alive!Jump in the van and listen to the legends of love, passion, and mountains. Pass the near villages and fell like a local tasting the Kapama and other Bulgarian dishes. With our tour, you can see the rich wildlife from millions of years ago till nowadays.You will be in three different mountains with their spirit – Rila, Pirin and Rhodopi mountains. These three mountains are Wisdom, Beaty, and Love. One phenomenon can’t be seen in the picture, you have to see and feel it! We wait for the adventure to call you!
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.
Rila is one of the most beautiful mountains in Bulgaria. Its nature and beauty are continuously attracting thousands of people every year. Once you visit Rila, you’ll want to come back again and again!In order to make sure all of the above is true, we’ll embark on a route to Belmeken hut and the Belmeken peak. The peak is 2626m above sea level and the region is famous for its ecological and picturesque environment. During spring and mid-summer there are many rare species of high mountain flowers to be seen. At the end of August and beginning of September, there are lots of blueberries and raspberries.Nearby are Sokolov peak and Cherni vrah peak. An outstanding view can be observed from Belmeken towards Rila, Pirin, Rhodopes, Stara Planina, and its hiking is fairly easy during the summer.This tour is suitable for beginners and medium-advanced hikers.The overall length of the tour - 11.5kmDisplacement: +/- 1075m
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