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long trekk adventure map

A - Sofia city          C - Malyovitsa peak

B - Musala peak    D - Sofia city

Bulgarian Adventure Tourism will take you to the highest summit in Bulgaria and the Balkans and you will have a long trek from lodge to lodge in a single mountain, exploring the nature and the wilderness, for a whole day long, but still sleeping in lodges. All five days of this program will take place in "Rila" mountain.


* Destination: "Rila" mountain.


* Summits and altitude: You will visit the highest summit of the Balkans, Musala-2925 m, along with some other summits in the “Maliovitza valley” area.  On this trip there are long distance walks, the summary of the ascending and descending denivelation for the whole trip roughly is: 4300 meters.


* Program Duration: This trek will last five days. We will be sleeping in a few lodges across the mountain. Almost every night in a different lodge. Every day we start with breakfast at 7:30 AM and after that we start with the plan for the day.


- Day 1: Driving from Sofia city to "Borovets" town. Walking from "Borovets" town to "Musala" lodge 2430m or hut “Everest” 2725m, depending on the group. Rest, dinner and sleep in the lodge or hut.






- Day 2: Breakfast, climbing the "Musala" summit 2925m. Taking pictures and having a break. Descending from the summit to 'Ribni ezera" lodge and the “Ribni ezera” lakes 2225 meters. This trek has a long distance walk. Resting, dinner and sleep in the lodge.






- Day 3: Breakfast, hiking to “Malyovitsa” lodge 1960м. This day we will be passing by a couple of peaks, lakes and huts across the mountain. Dinner and sleep in the lodge.






- Day 4: Breakfast, climbing “Malyovitsa” summit 2729 m. and some others summits in the area depending on the group. Returning to the lodge for dinner, sleep and rest.






- Day 5: Breakfast, descending from the lodge to the town from which we take the car to the Sofia city.






{ Some of the days it is possible to get up earlier in the morning so that we have a longer day for travel. }


* Sleeping arrangements: In several lodges across the mountains. The lodges are: “Musala” or “Zaslon Everest”,”Ribni ezera”, “Malyovitsa”. On some occasions the lodges might be occupied and we must change the sleeping arrangements.


* Logistics: Traveling from city to city in the country will be accomplished by a car or a small bus depending on the size of the group.


* Every single participant must provide:

- Legit health insurance.

- Personal data for the mountain rescue form.


* Every single participant: pays for his transport fees, as we don’t provide your flight or travel from your country to and from Bulgaria, back to your country.


* We provide: We will supply you with mountain rescue insurance, and the sleeping arrangements. If anybody has some specific requirements for the food, we must know in advance, because the food will be bought before the trip. On some occasions the participants will have to carry some of the food they will consume on this trip, because not on every lodge there are cooked meals.


* Equipment: If you want to take part in this trek you must have the following equipment: mountaineering boots, backpack, flashlight, spare clothing, anti-rain clothes, sun protection, sun glasses, sleeping bag, trekking poles, personal first aid kit and mosquito protection.


* Food: The meals are not included in the final price. If you wish to have food, we could add it for 20 euro per day. Meals include breakfast and dinner. Lunches are not included.







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