Bike Tour Around Batak Dam In The Rhodope Mountains With A Transfer From Sofia

Walking & Biking Tours in Sofia

Tour description provided by Viator

We will start with a 1.5 hrs car/minibus transfer with the bikes to the starting point of the route in the Rhodope Mountains (the resort of Tsigov chark). The cycling tour will allow you to explore the natural beauty of the Rhodope mountains around one of the most magnificent dams in Bulgaria - “Batak”. Join us for a lovely ride in one of the best mountains for cycling in Europe!
We will pick you up from your accommodation in Sofia. Then we will have a transfer to the resort of “Tsigov chark” on the “Batak" Dam shore. The transfer will take 1.5-2 hrs. After we arrive and unleash the bikes, the fun will begin. We will make a round trip around the “Batak” Dam. The distаnce is about 42 km. Yes, that is the marathon, but with bikes! The route doesn’t have big altitude differences, so it is suitable for beginners. While cycling you might see traditional means of transportation like donkey/horse carts. You may also meet some nomadic gypsies or the locals called Pomaks, picking mushrooms and berries in the woods. The nature in this part of the Rhodope Mountains is gorgeous. Green meadows decorated with a colorful carpet of flowers and the deep blue water of the Dam will fascinate you.We will be back at your accommodation in Sofia at about 7:00 PM.Equipment you will need to bring: Clothes (if possible hard-shell or rain jacket). Sandwich / Snacks for lunch, since it is not included.

What’s included

  • Bikes & Helmets
  • Services of a professionally qualified tour guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel and parking expenses
  • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel/accommodation
  • Soft drinks

What’s not included

  • Lunch expenses
  • Any personal expenses
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