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Musala Peak, Rila Mountains: Full-Day Hiking Tour from Sofia

Musala Peak, Rila Mountains: Full-Day Hiking Tour from Sofia

From US$ 89.43 per person

Witness the breathtaking panoramas of the Rila Mountains of Bulgaria on a trek to the summit of Musala Peak, 6th highest in Europe. Exercise and take in the amazing vistas of the Balkan Mountains.

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Duration 12 hours
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Limited to 8 participants


  • Join an expedition to the pinnacle of the Balkan Mountains
  • Witness majestic panoramas
  • Wonder at the mountain gorges and glacial lakes of Musala
Full description
The majestic heights of the Balkans await you on this hiking day-tour to Musala Peak; the pinnacle of the Rila mountain range with its 2925-meter (9596 feet) summit, 6th highest in Europe. Wander a path leading above deep gorges, past 150 crystal-clear glacial lakes, in a panorama of crests extending before you like a stormy seascape. Starting the day early from Sofia, transfer to the famous Borovets Resort, and ride the gondola lift to neighboring Yastrabets summit. From here the hike begins as the path leads towards Musala Peak via stops at the Musala chalet, and Ledeno Ezero(icy lake) mountain shelter, and onto the last stage of the trek to Musala Peak. Rest and take in the surroundings before returning on the same route. Witness the breathtaking mountain panoramas, and pristine lakes on this moderate difficulty hike; for anyone in good physical condition with a passion for supurb vistas.
  • Round-trip private transfer from your Sofia hotel to Borovets Resort
  • English speaking expert guide
  • Gratuities
  • Meals & Drinks
  • Medical Insurance
  • Round-trip gondola lift tickets (8 euro per person)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The trip starts at 7:00 AM from the parking at the south-east corner of Al. Nevski Cathedral's square and in front of “La Cattedrale” restaurant.

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  • Come prepared with suitable hiking footwear, and raincoat
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5 /5

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A great day out

Martin, our local guide, met us at the hotel at 07.00 as arranged, and we had a fine day on Mount Musala.

August 31, 2015

September 27, 2021

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Product ID: 22252