Discovering the Balkan National Park

Duration : 10 days


Level : intermediate

from 1080 € / p. from 5 to 15 persons

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The Balkan Massif in Bulgaria is ideal for hiking with a good network of trails and refuges.

The part of the Balkan Massif (Stara planina or "old mountain" in Bulgarian) where this circuit is located, has been classified a national park since 1991. The presence of many heritage resources: monasteries and Orthodox churches, of natural wealth: a fauna composed of large Mammals, a biodiversity due to the geographical position of the massif (climate barrier between the north and south of the country) make it a region to travel and discover.

The Balkan Massif in Bulgaria is ideal for hiking with a good network of trails and refuges.


D1: Arrival in Sofia, reception at the airport.
Free time at the end of the day. Night in a lodge.

D2: Sofia-Ribaritza minibus transfer, hike to Vejen hut.
Night in the  hut.

D3: Vejen hut - Mt Vejen (2198m) - Echo hut.
Night in the hut.

D4: Echo Refuge - Kozia Stena Nature Reserve - Tchiflik - Beli Ossam.
Night in a lodge.

D5: Beli Ossam - Troyan monastery.
Night in a lodge.

D6: Troyan-Vidima bus transfer, Plévéncottage.
Night in a shelter.

D7: Plévén hut - Djendéma reserve - Mt Botev (2376m) - Raï refuge.
Night in a hut.

D8: Rai Refuge - Kalofer Monastery - Koprivshtitsa.
Night in bed and breakfast.

D9: Koprivshtitsa - Sredna Gora - transfer to Sofia.
Night in a lodge.

D10: Free visit of Sofia.
Return to France.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the mountain leader.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals (except D1 and D10 lunches and D9 dinner).
  • Tourist taxes.
  • Transfers and trips in Bulgaria.

The price does not include

  • Flights.
  • D1 and D10 lunches and D9 dinner.
  • Drinks.
  • Paid visits (monasteries, churches and museums).
  • Anything not specified in "The price includes".


  • Lodge, hut and B&B.
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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