Hiking in Bulgaria

If you want to go hiking in Bulgaria, there is a wealth of fun and exciting opportunities to explore and have wonderful time. There are walking, trekking, and hiking tours in Vitosha, Stara Planina, Rhodope Mountains, Pirin, and Rila to enjoy the breeze, sunshine, and nature.

You will have the chance to visit the Seven Rila Lakes, which is one of the most visited and notable group of lakes and undoubtedly an awe-inspiring sight for visitors. If you plan a hike in the Central Balkan National Park to visit the Kozya Stena Reserve, you will have the rare chance to see over 40 endangered plants such as edelweiss and moonwort. When hiking in Bulgaria, the area of Belintash is a must-see. It is found in the Rhodope Mountains and is an iconic attraction where you will find an ancient Thracian cult site. Situated on the ridge of Dobrostan, the plateau’s upper platform features steps, niches, and round holes that represent a stellar map in the view of some archeologists.

There are plenty of opportunities for trekking and hiking in Bulgaria to visit historical sites, nestled villages, and natural wonders. Waterfalls, lakes, and rivers are plentiful enough to support diverse habitats. Bulgaria’s mountains are the home of mammals such as lynx, jackal, fox, deer, and many others. In fact, Bulgaria’s nature parks and reserves are the home of hundreds of species of butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, some of which rate and protected. Тhe country has 11 nature parks, over 500 protected areas, some 90 nature reserves, and 3 national parks. This makes Bulgaria a great country for hiking, trekking, walking, rock climbing, and trail running. If you choose to go on a guided tour, experienced guides will help you uncover hidden treasures and awe-inspiring wonders that are within reach and are waiting to be explored.