Technical difficulty: strenuous (6-8 hours a day; up to 900 m of ascent/descent)

ZigZag Holidays have presented the following programme for this hike from the Seven Rila lakes to Rila Monastery, July 12 -13, 2018 (2 days/ 1 overnight):

Day 1 - Early start from Sofia with a transfer to Rila Mountains followed by a 6-8 hour с hike through the Seven Rila Lakes region to Ivan Vazov hut. A colorful day with hikes through forest first and beautiful views to the glacial lakes in the higher parts. Overnight in Ivan Vazov hut.

Day 2 - Rila Monastery - another day of a full of panoramas and peaks 6-hour-hike. А visit to the greatest Bulgarian monastery with its brilliant murals! Transfer back to Sofia.

Exclusive price for BBBA members: 100 EUR per person (regular price 120 EUR per person)

The price includes:

  • 1 overnight in a hut
  • 1 breakfast, 1 pocket lunch,1 dinner
  • 2 private transfers
  • Professional English  speaking mountain leader
  • Insurance

The price excludes:

  • Transportation of the luggage
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Museum entry fees

Available places: 12

Deadline: June 20, 2018

For further information please contact

*More dates will be available soon or upon request.