Seven Rila Lakes - Self-Guided Hike from Sofia
This full-day trek to the Rila Mountains is meant for people who would like to walk at a leisurely pace among the nature of the Seven Rila Lakes. You will have enough time to get to the highest of all lakes and enjoy the super scenery.
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- Enjoy a self-guided hike among nature
- Marvel at the views of the Seven Rila lakes
- Walk at your own pace
DescriptionAfter a transfer of 1.5 hours you reach the Panichishte resort area, where you will board the chairlift to the Rila Lakes mountain hut. You will reach the foot of the Seven Rila Lakes cirque, housing the famous blue pearls: Babreka (The Kidney), Salzata (The Tear), Okoto (The Eye), Trilistnika (The Trefoil), Bliznaka (The Twin), Ribnoto (The Fish) and Dolnoto (The Lower). You will be able to complete a full trek around all lakes, or you can skip the 2 highest ones and only walk among the remaining 5 lakes.
IncludesDetailed route notes and a map of Rila Transfer from Sofia to Panichishte resort and back Return chairlift tickets Guide Food and drinks Hotel pick-up and drop off
- This walking tour is of moderate difficulty (climbing and descending 350-500 meters/1165-1600 foot)
- Please note that sometimes transfers might be shared with other clients booked on the same tour (in such cases, each party receives their own set of route notes and map) or on a guided tour to the same destination
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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