The Seven Rila Lakes Self - Guided Hiking Tour

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  • Day Trip
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  • 8.5 hr

This whole-day trek to the Rila Mountains is is meant for people, who would like to walk in a leisurely pace among its jewels - The Seven Rila Lakes. You will have enough time to get to the highest of all lakes and enjoy the super scenery revealed from there. Enjoy a self-guided hike among nature Marvel at the views of the Seven Rila lakes Walk at your own pace

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Traventuria

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

The trip starts at 07:00 from the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, in front of LaCattedrale Restaurant

Pass By: Panichishte

Once the group departs from the starting point, you'll reach the Panichiste lift. He, you'll pay for the chair lift ticket - 25 BGN.

Stop At: Seven Rila Lakes

Enjoy the hiking tour to the pristine heart of the majestic Rila National Park. Each lake is named after its most characteristic feature. The highest one (at 2500m/8200ft above sea level) is called Salzata ("The Tear"), from where we have a bird’s eye view over all seven lakes, as well as surrounding outcrops and deep valleys; the next one in height carries the name Okoto ("The Eye") after its oval form; Babreka ("The Kidney") is the lake with the steepest shores of the entire group; Bliznaka ("The Twin") is the largest of all; Trilistnika ("The Trefoil") has an irregular shape; the shallowest lake is Ribnoto Ezero ("The Fish Lake") and the lowest one is Dolnoto Ezero ("The Lower Lake"; 2100m/6995ft), where the water that flows out of the other lakes is gathered to form the source of Dzherman River.

Duration: 5 hour

Pass By: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

Arrive back at the starting point at approximately 17:30
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