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Sofia: Black Peak-Vitosha Mountain Snowshoeing Day Trip

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Escape the crowds in the city and enjoy the fresh mountain air of Vitosha. Dive into the winter wonderland of the oldest national park in the Balkans during this full-day snowshoe walk to the highest peak of the mountain.


  • Climb Cherni Vruh (2290 meters a.s.l.) – the highest peak of the mountain, admiring breathtaking panoramas
  • Escape the crowds and winter smog in the city, and enjoy the fresh mountain air of Vitosha Mountain – the oldest national park of the Balkans
  • Dive into the tranquility of a winter wonderland, during a day trip from Sofia led by an expert


Your guide will pick you up in the morning from your hotel or address in Sofia for a wonderful journey to Aleko Mountain Resort, situated within an hour drive from the city center at 1,840 meters a.s.l. The guide will help you with snowshoe binding adjustments and give you a short briefing regarding the simple techniques of walking with them before heading towards the highest peak of Vitosha Mountain (Cherni Vruh, 2290 m a.s.l.). The walk in the winter wonderland begins with a gentle ascent, and soon you will get above the tree line admiring great panoramic views. You will reach the top of the mountain in about 2-hours, where you will have a break for a warm herbal tea provided by the guide, before heading back towards Aleko Resort, enjoying the wonderful views of the Bulgarian capital. At the end of the walk, you will have a transfer to the city, where your guide will leave you at your place.  


Pick-up/ drop-off at your hotel or address within the city of Sofia All transfers with private car or minivan as per itinerary English-speaking licensed mountain guide throughout the tour Hire of snowshoes and walking poles All local taxes
Food and drinks (except hot tea provided by the guide) Personal mountain/ travel insurance Other personal expenses, gratuities (optional)

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