Vitosha Mountain Snowshoeing Day - The Black Peak

Sofia, Bulgaria
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Why we like it...

This adventure will leave you wanting more!

Duration: 1 Day(s)

Minimum Age: 12 Year(s)

Price: USD 80  for 1 person

What you will do...

If you are on the hunt for a nature-filled adventure, then we've got you covered! Join us on our one day adventure and enjoy a lifetime experience!

Escape the crowds and winter smog in the city and enjoy the fresh mountain air of Vitosha Mountain – the oldest national park of the Balkans. Climb Cherni Vruh (2290 m a.s.l.) – the highest peak of the mountain, admiring breathtaking panoramas. Whether you are a summer hillwalker or a non-skier visiting Bulgaria, you will be surprised and delighted by how easily you can dive into the tranquility of a winter wonderland, within a day trip from Sofia led by an expert.

 

What's Included

  • Pick-up / drop-off at your hotel or address within the city of Sofia
  • All transfers with private car or minivan as per itinerary
  • English-speaking licensed mountain guide throughout the tour
  • Hire of snowshoes and walking poles
  • All local taxes

What's Not Included

  • Food and drinks (except hot tea provided by the guide)
  • Personal mountain / travel insurance
  • Other personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meeting Point

Pick-up service from hotel

Duration

1 Day(s)

Pricing
  • USD 80  for 1 person
Start Time:
  • 08:00 am

Adventure Itinerary

Your guide will pick you up in the morning from your hotel or address in Sofia for a wonderful journey to Aleko mountain resort, situated within an hour drive from the city center at 1840 m a.s.l. The guide will help you with the snowshoe’s binding adjustment and give you a short briefing regarding the simple techniques of walking with them, before heading towards the highest peak of Vitosha mountain (Cherni Vruh, 2290 m a.s.l.). The walk in the winter wonderland begins with a gentle ascent and soon you will get above the tree line admiring great panorama. You will reach the top of the mountain in about 2 hours, where you will have a break for a warm herbal tea provided by the guide before heading back towards Aleko resort, enjoying the wonderful views of the Bulgarian capital. At the end of the walk, you will have a transfer to the city, where your guide will leave you at your place.
Walking (snowshoeing) time: approx. 4 -5 hours
Total ascent / descent: approx. 500 m
Duration of the transfers: approx. 2 hours

Location

Unnamed Road, 2346 Chuypetlovo, Bulgaria
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