Trekking on the Roof of the Balkans, Bulgaria & Greece

Trekking on the Roof of the Balkans, Bulgaria & Greece

Trekking on the Roof of the Balkans, Bulgaria & Greece

Accommodation Family run hotel, 3* hotels, mountain huts
Transport Depending on group size – either mini van or mini bus.
Meals 9 breakfasts and  7 dinners 
Staff English-speaking mountain guide and driver is included
Age Restriction

This trip is suitable for adults and children above 12 with hiking experience

Group Size 2 persons and above
 
Operator Remarks
This tour can be easily tailored depending on your preferences. A longer or shorter trip can be easily arranged.

Joining this tour you will enjoy some spectacular hikes in the Southeastern Europe’s highest mountain ranges – Rila, Olympus,Pirin. But not only the height is spectacular, these mountains are as well Protected National Parks with rich flora and fauna. The trip will be accompanied with panoramic views, traditional food, and local cultures.

Our first hikes are in Rila Mountains. Here we attempt to climb the highest peak, named “The is no higher than God” - Mussala . On the following days we discover the lovely Malyovitsa valley and the sacred Rila Seven Lakes. These are among the most stunning mountain landscapes of Bulgaria. Making our way from Rila to Pirin range we will stop en route to see the great Rila Monastery – Bulgaria’s biggest monastery. Its architecture, art, history and setting are all fascinating and the visit is a must. Heading to Greece we will pass through Pirin Mountains, UNESCO Nature Heritage. Finally we will climb the “Mountain of Gods” – Olympus (2917m). The rocky mountain will fascinate you with its overwhelming precipices and jagged peaks. Our trip will end in the beautiful town of Thessaloniki, just on the Aegean Sea.

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Trekking on the Roof of the Balkans, Bulgaria & Greece