VITOSHA & CHERNI VRUH PEAK

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Mount Vitosha is one of the most adored and visited mountain in Bulgaria. It is the first  officially declared Nature Park on the Balkans to protect alpine meadows, century-old forests and peat bogs. The dome-shaped mountain is crisscrossed by many walking trails, but the most scenic area is the Plateau and the highest peak named Cherni Vrah (2290m/7625ft.) Come with us on one of the most iconic routes makes use of the loop hiking trail around Aleko Hut. You will cross typical for the mountain stone rivers, make yourway close to the Peat Reserve and ascend to the highest peak. Throughout the way your companions will be high moutain birds and their melodic songs. The alpine zone is a home of the elusive Balkan Chamois (Wild Mountain Goat) and herds of Roe Deers. Along the way you will have a chance to admire and photograph rare and beautiful flowers as the Vitosha Tulip and various orchids. The descending walk is equilly astonishing with panoramic views of Vitosha’s dense forests, Sofia city and the Balkan Mountains outlining the horizon. The hiking path passes along Goliam and Malak Rezen peaks before gradually plunging down to the initial starting point of the hike.

About this activity

Prices from 44 euro

Approximately 8 hours

Printed or mobile voucher accepted

Instant confirmation

Live guide: English

Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore on foot one of the most beautiful Bulgarian Nature Parks
  • Climb Cherni Vruh peak (2290 m asl)
  • Admire beautiful natural alpine landscapes and rock formations
  • Photograph and adore rare and beautiful plants
  • Spot wild birds and mammals in their natural habitat
TOUR ITINERARY

Pick-up: 8:30 (Parking at the back side of Alexander Nevski Cathedral/La Cathedrale Restaurant)
Transfers time: 2 hours
Walking time: 4-6 hrs (moderate difficulty; no steep parts)
Best period: June – October

PRICES

1 pers: 97 Euro

2 pers: 62 Euro per person

3 pers: 49 Euro per person

4-7 pers: 44 Euro per person

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • English speaking mountain guide throughout the tour
  • Pickup from Alexander Nevski Cathedral and transportation to/from the mountain

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Meals and beverages
  • Tips
  • Gratuities

EXTRAS
  • Hotel pick-up costs additional 5/10 Euro per reservation (not per person, depends on the hotel location).
  • You can book trekking poles in advance (recommended if you have weak joints)
GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Food: there are a few huts on our way where we can purchase some basic food (i.e. beans soup, meatballs, French fries, tea, pancakes), but if you come prepared with a sandwich or two we can stop at any place to enjoy our food.
Difficulty: this walking route is moderately arduous, without steep paths. Please bring along comfortable hiking boots. Sandals and flip-flops are not accepted. Rain jacket might be useful in summer as heavy showers sometimes occur in the afternoons.