Self-guided tour to Rila Mountains and the Seven Rila Lakes from Sofia
Activities

Self-guided tour to Rila Mountains and the Seven Rila Lakes from Sofia

Free cancellation
Language: English , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore Bulgaria's highest glacial lakes
  • Enjoy nature on a leisurely walk that can be modified for your fit level
  • See panoramic views surrounded by rugged peaks and deep valleys
What to expect

Take a full-day trek to the Rila Mountains to leasurely walk among the nature of it's Seven Rila Lakes. With your free time you will reach the highest lakes in Bulgaria and enjoy the superb scenery.

The Seven lakes of Rila are a group of glacial lakes situated between 2100 and 2500 m above sea level, surrounded by rugged peaks and deep valleys.

After a drive of 1.5-hours you will reach the Panichishte resort area, where you'll board the chairlift to the Rila Lakes mountain hut. From here continue on foot to explore the cirque and its pearls – the Eye, the Tear, the Kidney, the Twins, the Trefoil, the Fish Lake and the Lower Lake.

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What's included
  • Personalized reading material (PDF)
What's not included
  • Chairlift ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver guide
Reduced price
  • Children (age 6-17)
Where

District 8, Plot 2, Sapareva bania, 2650, 2650 Panichishte, Bulgaria

Meeting point:

Begin your self-guided tour at the Panichishte resort area.

What to remember
  • Note this is a self-guided tour, you will need to arrange your own transportation to/from the activity location(s)
  • This self-guided tour includes reading material (via PDF) available in English, Russian, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Turkish, Romanian, Serbian and Dutch
  • Please contact the tour operator to request your preferred language. You will find their information on the voucher after booking
  • The reading material (PDF) will be sent to your email address
  • This reading material will be a customized PDF in your selected language and will include instructions on how to arrive to the starting location, travel tips and detailed explanations about the sights you will visit
  • Ticket for the chairlift (18 lev per person) is not included in the price of this tour
  • Bring with you at least 18 lev (€9) per person

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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
VIP-Sliven Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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