Rila Lakes Snowshoeing Adventure

Outdoor Activities in Rila Mountains

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Join us on a snowshoeing journey across Rila Mountain – the highest mountain range on the Balkans. We will guide you through the magnificent snowy mountain tops and show you the Northwest part of the mountain including the Seven Rila Lakes cirque.
~ Itinerary ~ Start in the morning, drive from Sofia to Panichishte area in Rila Mountains – 1,5 hours. The chair lift will bring us to 2140m after which we will hike around the lakes for 3-4 hours. We start walking along the Dry Ridge until we reach the Kidney Lake. Further we descent near the Trefoil Lake, the Fish Lake, the old Seven Lakes Hut and above the Bottom Lake back to the start point. Lift down to Pionerska Hut. Stop at the thermal pools of Sapareva Banya. Returning back to Sofia around 19-20h. ~ What to bring ~ • Sun glasses • Sun cream • Sun hat • Warm hat and gloves • Water bottle • Snacks & sandwich • Winter walking boots (warm and waterproof) • Pair of gaiters • Water/windproof jacket with a hood • Winter trousers

What’s included

  • Professional Guiding
  • Snowshoes & trekking poles
  • Local Insurance
  • Lift Pass

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transport (rental car available upon request)