THE RHODOPES - a mountain range in Southern Bulgaria The greenest and most picturesque Bulgarian mountain, linked with the legend of the mythical singer Orpheus, snow and sun, clean air, mild climate with a Mediterranean influence. Enjoy original folklore and superb cuisine, cordial and hospitable people.
Day1. Arrival in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, situated at the foot of the lovely Vitosha mountain. Transfer to the hotel and night in Sofia.
Day2. Transfer to Plovdiv (1.30 hours), Tour the old town, lunch there, drive to village Hrabrino (15 min), hike to chalet “Bryanovshtitza” (3 hours). Accommodation - chalet “Bryanovshtitza”.
Day3. Hike to chalet Persenk, continue to chalet “Skalni Mostove” (7 hours). Accommodation - chalet “Skalni Mostove”.
Day4. Hike on an old Roma road, tour the rock phenomena “Chudnite Mostove” (Wonderful Bridges), continue to earth landmark “Gluhite Kamani” (Deaf Rocks), after 5 hours hike, arrive in chalet “Izgrev” the place of accommodation.
Day5. Pass peak “Chepelarka” (1803m), Hike to peak “Mechi Chal” (1873m), continue to mountain resort Pamporovo. Overnight Pamporovo.
Day6. Hike to pass “Rojen”, visit the “Rojen” Observatory, and walk to village Progled, back to Pamporovo. Overnight in Pamporovo.
Day7. Hike to chalet “Perelik”, ascend peak “Perelik” (2191m), and go down to chalet “Lednitzata”. Accommodation - chalet Lednitzata.
Day8. Walk through the karsts region, pass village Mugla, visit the mountain dairy farm, test the Bulgarian yoghurt, hike to Lakes “Chairski”, and continue to village Trigrad. Accommodation - family hotel in Trigrad.
Day9. Hike to cave “Yagodinska” (1.30 hour), tour the cave, back to the village. Drive to Sofia. Overnight - Hotel in Sofia.