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High Peaks of Bulgaria - Exodus Travels
High Peaks of Bulgaria - Exodus Travels
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17 reviews
Starts
Sofia
+7 Destinations
Rhodope Mountains
Ends
London
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Highlights

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 is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking

17 Reviews

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 1
    Written on July 15, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 friendly... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 2
    Written on October 2, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    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 you... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 3
    Written on September 17, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 surroundings.What... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 4
    Written on September 11, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    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... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 5
    Written on August 5, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 to... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 6
    Written on August 1, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    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,... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 7
    Written on September 19, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    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 and... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 8
    Written on September 14, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    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... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 9
    Written on August 16, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    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... Read more

  • High Peaks of Bulgaria reviewer 10
    Written on October 4, 2007
    4.0 - Good

    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 fauna... Read more

Itinerary

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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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  • Meals

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Vaccinations

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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Location
Sofia is the starting point and London is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 February 2019 the full payment of $1,262 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1262 for High Peaks of Bulgaria, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,279 km.
  • Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • 96 km
  • Bansko (Bulgaria)
  • 12 km
  • Pirin National Park (Bulgaria)
  • 12 km
  • Bansko (Bulgaria)
  • 44 km
  • Rila (Bulgaria)
  • 20 km
  • Malyovitsa (Bulgaria)
  • 18 km
  • Mt Musala (Bulgaria)
  • 61 km
  • Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • 2,015 km
  • London (England)

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