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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
 
Day Trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia
"Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery founded in 10th c. by the most honored Bulgarian saint Ivan Rilski (John of Rila). The oldest building is Hrelyo’s tower from 14th c. The monastery is situated among the rocky peaks and ancient pine forests of Rila Mountains.The distance between so you can perfectly combine a visit to both the monastery and the church.""""Two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day only. Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery
From EUR41.00
 
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia
"Meet your guide near Alexander Nevsky Square in central Sofia and settle into your air-conditioned minivan. Then relax on your roughly 2-hour journey to UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery tucked in the pine-forested Rila Mountains in southwest Bulgaria.Enjoy the views over rural Bulgaria as you travel and hear enlightening facts about the monastery. Founded in 927 AD by hermit monk Ivan Rilski or ‘John of Rila’ Bulgaria’s patron saint; this photogenic walled complex came to symbolize the Bulgarian national identity and is considered a masterpiece of Slav architecture for its arcaded balconies and splendid frescoes.On arrival enjoy a guided tour of the main courtyard and five-domed church admiring its vivid fresco-coated colonnades as you enter. Then
From EUR35.00

More Things to Do in Borovec

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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hekate
Oct 13, 2005

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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hekate
Oct 13, 2005

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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desert_princess
Oct 05, 2005

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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hekate
May 28, 2005

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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hekate
May 28, 2005

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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hekate
May 28, 2005
 
 
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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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Nixter01
Mar 19, 2005

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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Nixter01
Mar 14, 2005

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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Nixter01
Mar 14, 2005

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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Nixter01
Mar 14, 2005

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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Nixter01
Mar 14, 2005

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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Nixter01
Mar 14, 2005

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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sandysmith
Aug 24, 2002

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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sandysmith
Aug 24, 2002

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