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.
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
Pick-up service from hotel
USD 80 for
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