4 Days Nature tour itinerary for Sofia & Rila: Reach Up The Summit Of Polezhan
Cross huge national parks and go trekking across alpine meadows, glacier lakes during this tour. Enjoy panoramic views of Vitosha, Osogovo and Pirin mountains, and also that of the picturesque Seven Rila Lakes. In the end, stand tall at Polezhan's summit point!
We will start our journey with easy hiking to Belmeken peak from where you can see Stara Planina, Rila, Rodopite, Pirin and Middle forest.
On the way back, we will stop at the local market place at Yundola village.
Back to the hotel at Sapareva Banya for an overnight stay.
Seven Rila Lakes
After breakfast, we will explore the Seven Rila Lakes.
From there, you will enjoy panoramic views of Vitosha, Osogovo and Stara Planina mountains.
Continue to Bansko city.
If time permits, we will visit Rila Monastery.
Today, you will climb the peak of the majestic Vihren mountain.
Ride a cable car to Bezbog Hut and Bezbog lake. From here, we will hike to Polezhan's summit point.
Return to the van for a small dinner at Dobrinishte.
Drive back to Sofia.
Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation in Sofia on the first and last day of the treks.
Tickets for the cable car.
English-speaking Bulgarian mountain guide.
Museum entrance fees at the Rila Monastery.
Additional food or drink.
The hiking times mentioned do not include breaks and are based on the average hiker's speed of 4 to 5 kilometres per hour on flat terrain.
The hiking time will vary depending on the terrain and your hiking experience.
The trek is difficult to challenging for fit hikers with good hiking experience in Alpine terrains, and you must come prepared with suitable hiking boots and clothes for mountain trekking.
Your accommodation each night will either be a two-star hotel or a family home where you'll have breakfast.
The minimum group size is of three people, and if not fulfilled then you will receive a full refund 14 days before the intended tour date
Type of Tour
The tour is available from 01 Jun to 30 Sep on the following days of the week.
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