Bulgarian Climbing tour - Via Ferrata in Rila mountain - Private tour

8 hr

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Nature, adrenaline, heights, fear, excitement, body control. That’s an adventure for every mountain lover! You’ll reach the alpine parts of Rila mountain where the unforgettable scenery of the Malyovitsa valley is awaiting you.

There we’ll be climbing the Via Ferrata - from Italian it means “iron road”. This is a system of iron ropes, rope bridges, staircase, and parapets fixed to the rocks. It will help you enjoy the world of rock climbing and alpinism...
Nature, adrenaline, heights, fear, excitement, body control. That’s an adventure for every mountain lover! You’ll reach the alpine parts of Rila mountain where the unforgettable scenery of the Malyovitsa valley is awaiting you.

There we’ll be climbing the Via Ferrata - from Italian it means “iron road”. This is a system of iron ropes, rope bridges, staircase, and parapets fixed to the rocks. It will help you enjoy the world of rock climbing and alpinism even if you have no experience!

While climbing you’ll be able to experience unforgettable moments and amazing nature! And when you reach the top… Malyovitsa and Urdina valleys will be in your feet and some of the greatest Bulgarian peaks around you!
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Itinerary Details

The tour starts at 08:00 am when our instructor will take you from your hotel.

We leave for Malyovitsa chalet which is 2 hours drive from Sofia.

After our arrival, we have an easy passage to the place where our climbing will start. It begins from 2042m above sea level and ends at 2240m.

Next, are the instructions and getting equipped.

The climbing length is 360 meters and there are a few different climbing thresholds with different difficulty which are connected with easier terrain. The metal safety rope is fixed and uninterrupted along the whole climbing route. There are some fixed steps at the hardest spots which can be used to step and hold.

Climbing Via Ferrata is an extreme endeavor which takes some skills, physical abilities and equipment. Gather some energy and get ready for an unforgettable adventure! We’ll take care of the rest!

You can bring some picnic...
The tour starts at 08:00 am when our instructor will take you from your hotel.

We leave for Malyovitsa chalet which is 2 hours drive from Sofia.

After our arrival, we have an easy passage to the place where our climbing will start. It begins from 2042m above sea level and ends at 2240m.

Next, are the instructions and getting equipped.

The climbing length is 360 meters and there are a few different climbing thresholds with different difficulty which are connected with easier terrain. The metal safety rope is fixed and uninterrupted along the whole climbing route. There are some fixed steps at the hardest spots which can be used to step and hold.

Climbing Via Ferrata is an extreme endeavor which takes some skills, physical abilities and equipment. Gather some energy and get ready for an unforgettable adventure! We’ll take care of the rest!

You can bring some picnic food or can have lunch in the mountain hostel.

Depending on the weather and how long the climbing will take us we’ll leave for Sofia around 3 or 4 pm.

Important Details

Included
  • Via Ferrata “Malyovitsa” adventure
  • English speaking mountain guide and instructor during the whole trip
  • Mountain insurance
  • Transport in a modern vehicle (mini-coach or a bus) with air conditioning
Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverages
  • Via Ferrata equipment set which includes Alpine helmet and seat – 15 leva (8 euro)
  • Personal expenditures
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Wherever you are staying at

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.