Plovdiv: Full day tour to 7 Rila Lakes

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  • Pick up from your accommodation
  • Visit the 7 Rila Lakes
  • Rinse your eyes at the RIla mountains and return at your accommodation


The Seven Rila Lakes are a group of glacial lakes located in the Rila Mountains of Bulgaria, situated within the Rila National Park. Each lake has its own unique characteristics and name, typically derived from its distinguishing feature or folklore. Here's a brief description of each: The Tear (Salzata): This is the highest of the lakes, and its name derives from its clear waters that resemble a teardrop. It's also the deepest of the lakes. The Eye (Okoto): This lake is named for its perfectly oval shape, resembling an eye. It's famous for its deep blue color and is the most visited of the Seven Rila Lakes. The Kidney (Babreka): As the name suggests, this lake is kidney-shaped. It's known for its distinctive turquoise color, caused by the minerals dissolved in its waters. The Twin (Bliznaka): This lake consists of two interconnected bodies of water, hence the name 'twin.' It's situated between the Kidney Lake and the Eye Lake. The Trefoil (Trilistnika): This lake is named after its three lobes, which give it a clover-like shape. It's located below the Twin Lake. The Fish Lake (Ribnoto ezero): This lake is named after the abundance of fish that inhabit its waters. It's the shallowest of the Seven Rila Lakes. The Lower Lake (Dolnoto ezero): This is the lowest of the lakes and serves as the outlet for the waters of the other lakes. It's also known as the Lower Lake or The Seventh Lake. The Seven Rila Lakes are not only renowned for their natural beauty but also for their importance in Bulgarian folklore and spirituality. They attract tourists, hikers, and nature enthusiasts from around the world, offering breathtaking scenery and opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking and photography.


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