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Trekking and Walking Holidays in Bulgaria

Trekking in Bulgaria has long been one of Europe's best kept secrets. On our challenging "Summits and Ridges of the Rila and Pirin" you'll ascend the two highest summits in the Balkans, Musala (2925m) and Vihren (2914m) and enjoy fine ridge walks too in the company of a professional English-speaking guide.

To plan your ideal Bulgaria walking trip, contact a specialist trekking consultant today.

Further below on this page, you can click through to our unique group walking holiday itinerary in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria contains some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in Europe, especially in the Rila and Pirin ranges. An extensive system of hiking trails makes it easy for walkers to enjoy stunning varied landscapes. Walk through alpine meadows and forests, past glacial lakes onto spectacular ridges and summits including Vihren and Musala, the highest mountain in Bulgaria.

"The Bulgaria trek takes you into wonderful remote mountains in a fascinating and friendly country." David Eaude, Summits and Ridges

Our walking holiday to Bulgaria involves challenging and mountainous terrain, with mostly good conditions underfoot and altitudes of up to 2925m. It is therefore suitable for regular mountain walkers seeking a real adventure. Accommodation includes comfortable 3* hotels with en-suite facilities and one night in a mountain hut.

The best time of year to visit Bulgaria is from June to September in order to benefit from lots of sunshine and warm temperatures.

Holiday ideas for Holidays to Bulgaria in Bulgaria

Rila and Pirin Mountain Trek | 9 days | From £1079

Trekking and Walking Holidays in Bulgaria - Group - Rila and Pirin Mountain Trek | 9 days | From £1079

Trek to the summit of the highest peak in the Balkans and enjoy outstanding mountain walking in the Rila and Pirin mountain ranges.

Grade C - Demanding

Walking the Rhodope Mountains | 8 days | From £899

Trekking and Walking Holidays in Bulgaria - Group - Walking the Rhodope Mountains | 8 days | From £899

Discover the lesser known Rhodope Mountains with beautiful trails through coniferous forests, vast meadows and local villages. Explore the stunning landscapes and natural beauty of the area including ...

Grade B - Moderate

Lakes, Peaks and Monasteries | 8 days | From £579

Trekking and Walking Holidays in Bulgaria - Self-Guided - Lakes, Peaks and Monasteries | 8 days | From £579

This centre based, self-guided walking tour in the Rila and Pirin Mountains offers a flexible trekking option in these famous mountain ranges for independant walkers.

Self-Guided Walking Holiday Grade C - Demanding
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Grade A - Easy - Easy
Grade B - Moderate - Moderate
Grade C - Demanding - Demanding
Grade D - Strenuous - Strenuous
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