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Trekking Day Trip to Rila Mountains and Mt Mousala from Sofia
"Your morning starts early with a transfer to Borovets ski resort (it takes about 1 hour 15 min) where you will take the cabin lift to Yastrebets hut (2370 m). This is the starting point of your 3-hour trek to the peak (+600 m). You will be led by well trodden paths but a rocky ground. The view from the top is really splendid so you can spend a short time admiring the views before taking the lift back.""""Mousala is the highest peak (at 2925 m) not only in Rila Mountains but on the whole Balkan Peninsula. Join this trekking experience and lose yourself in breathtaking views."title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Excellent+value+for+money&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide
From EUR68.00
 
Rila Monastery Wine Tour
"Pick up at 8:30 a.m. from your hotel the direction of our trip is South-West. First we pay a visit to Boboshevo village on Struma River only 75km from Sofia. The architecture and the murals of Virgin Mary church and the St. Dimitar monastery church are among the best preserved art of Bulgarian Medieval Orthodoxy. Our next destination is Medi Valley Winery in the tiny village Smot at the southwest foot hills of Rila Mountain offering a breathtaking view to Kalin peak (2668m). This modern producer is clearly dedicated to excellence in the winemaking. After a major renovation it was recently reopened and welcomes its guests warmly for wine tasting that enliven the senses. Just full-bodied harmony wines that are worth a try and will surprise you.After the wine tasting we travel for lunch to a small Guest house. The afternoon is dedicated to the visit of the most valuable cultural and historical site of Bulgaria – the Rila Monastery
From EUR145.00
 
Rila Monastery and Wine Tasting Tour
"Medi Valley Winery and Rila Monastery OverviewMedi Valley Winery is a classic winery complex located at the crossroad of a multi-directional touristic compass. It is is a wonderful start or a reason to visit these sites. The winery will be an unf traditions beautiful nature and many more.The Rila Monastery tour includes wine tasting of five different local wines produced in the vicinity of Rila Monastery. The guides will make your day unforgettable and will impress you with their knowledge energy and interesting history facts about Bulgaria.Rila monastery is the holiest place for the Bulgarian orthodoxy. The beauty of this place hardly can be described with words. Your first touch with it will leave you breathless. Here past present and future are interlaced in one whispering to you the intriguing history of the Bulgarian country. To make your day tour to this magnificent monastery unforgettable
From EUR59.00

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Tsarska Bistritsa (Tsar's Bistritsa) - the park

If you are in Borovets a visit to Tsarska Bistritsa is definitly worth. The lodge is still used by Simen Sax Coburg Gotha (Tsar Simeon) from time to time and operating as a museum most of the time....
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Tsarska Bistritsa (Tsar's Bistritsa) - the lodge

If you want to get into the lodge you are supposed to pay an entrance fee. And you should join a guided tour, you can not wander around the house on your own :))). The tours usually last 30 min and...
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Borovets Slopes Map

Borovets is the biggest tourist resort of Bulgaria.Located in Rila mountain , south of Sofia ,10 km from Samokov town and 70 km from Sofia.Borovets is a purpose built resort to accomodate large...
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If you are into more serious hiking...

If you are into more serious hiking, again, Borovets is just the place for you :)There are a couple fo marked routes to various sites in Rila:-- to the Mount of Moussala (6 hours, and from the upper...
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Walking around

Although Borovets is mostly known as a ski resort I like to go there during the summer season as well.I am not a great hiker so I just like to walk around for not more than 2 or 3 hours. Doing this in...
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Nighttime Skiing

Well, I am not into skiing but I bet it would be tip that would catch the skiers attention :)Since 2002 two of the ski tracks - 2 and 3 -Martinovi Baraki work nigthtime every day . All lift works as...
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Ski-Doo

A total must experience !Pay 20 Levs for per person and enjoy a wild ride driven by yourself throught the snow covered pine forests. It can be done at night or day, we went at 4pm, because you're...
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Bulgarian Woman In Traditional Dress

This was our host ( as well as her husband and small child ) but she was the only one out of the family dressed in their costume. This was the part of the evening where everyone got up and got " Jiggy...
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More Of Bulgarian Village

View of the table, the salad, small drinking vessels, plates and cutlery and if you are wondering what that Genie type pot is in the middle of the table, that is what the hot brandy was poured through...
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Bulgarian Village

Again booking this event through your holiday rep you can experience what it was like in a traditional Bulgarian House, how they eat and drink. We were lucky as our Ski Instructor knew where we could...
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BBQ & Wine Tasting Evening

A recommended night out is at Mamacitas, its a night booked through your holiday rep, although you can pre-book yourself, ( this is advisable as it does get very busy ) the night consists of a BBQ...
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Sleigh Ride

You must have a Sleigh Ride, it is actually 2 or 1 horses with a cart and sleigh bells, and for 10 levs its well worth it. We got one from the gondola station up to the hotel and it makes a lovely...
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Chair lift ride to top of...

Chair lift ride to top of Martinovi Barakilovely view over the tops of the pine forest. We did start a walk up here but we had no map, I couldn't understand the signs so didn't have a clue how long or...
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Take a ride on the main...

Take a ride on the main gondola in Borovetsenjoy the views and soak up the atmosphere at a mountain restaurant. When we got itchy feet we started off on the path that leads to the foot of the MUSSALA...
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