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High Peaks of Bulgaria - Exodus Travels
8 days

High Peaks of Bulgaria

From Sofia to London
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33589
From
US $1,399
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Itinerary

Start in Sofia and end in London! With the hiking & trekking tour High Peaks of Bulgaria, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Sofia, Bulgaria and 6 other destinations in Europe. High Peaks of Bulgaria includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Bansko
  2. Day 2: Hike across the Todrina Porta pass (2500m) via Vasilashki and Bandersihki lakes.
  3. Day 3: Ascent of Mt. Vihren (2914m), the highest peak in the Pirin Mountains.
  4. Day 4: Visit the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and walk in the surrounding nature reserve.
  5. Day 5: Panoramic hike through the heart of the Rila Mountains.
  6. Day 6: Ascent of Mt Malyovitsa (2729m).
  7. Day 7: Ascent of Mt Musala (2925m); transfer to Sofia.
  8. Day 8: End Sofia.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

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  • A
    July 15, 2013
    It has been three years since my last Exodus trip and this one reminded me of what I had missed. Great accomodation, lots of quality chunky walks, pleasant group and outstanding leader. Able to relax in evenings. Holiday as well as a challenge. Met... Show more
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  • A
    October 02, 2012
    Great leader. Very tough walking but accomadation great, so would recommend separate gradeing of walking and accomadation.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?5 mountain tops in 7 days!What did you think of your group leader?Very good.Do... Show more
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  • A
    September 17, 2012
    Great views, warm people, some effort requiredWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Reaching the peaks and the views from them, taking in some of the previous days walks. The ability to relax at the end of the day, in calm... Show more
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  • A
    September 11, 2012
    In my experience this holiday is right in the middle of the Challenging grading. The scenary was good without being spectacular but the accommodation and food was excellent. The highlight of the trip was the quality of the Leader. Vladimir was... Show more
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  • A
    August 05, 2012
    This was a hard-work holiday, but so worth it. It was far more varied than we'd expected. Each mountain was very different, from bare-rock splendour to a weather and military station with a kiosk serving tea! Blazing sun to hail and thunder, beech woods... Show more
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  • A
    August 01, 2012
    Well organised with professional and friendly staff, all in all a great trip with amazing scenery.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Reaching the sumit of Mt Vihren.What did you think of your group leader?Very professional, helpful,... Show more
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  • A
    September 19, 2011
    This was a great trip. Excellent walking, a great tour leader and fascinating country. Highly recommended. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The walking was challenging but the views wonderful and it was great to return to a big meal... Show more
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  • A
    September 14, 2011
    The perfect mountain week with several ascents in different scenaries, all of them unspoilt and a cultural break halfway through the week visiting monasteries, caves and geological features.  Tough but extremely rewarding.  Great weather, food and... Show more
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  • A
    August 16, 2011
    Lovely mountains with beautiful plants and wildlife. The guide and driver went out of their way to be helpful and the hotels were friendly and welcoming. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Walking through a mist shrouded forest and then... Show more
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  • A
    October 04, 2007
    What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Alpine flowers and bird life and some great mountain scenery.What did you think of your group leader?The guide was very knowledgeable about the regions we visited, Bulgarian history and the flora and... Show more
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8 days
High Peaks of Bulgaria
From Sofia to London
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    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Bulgaria. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bulgaria. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Bulgaria. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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