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Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Small Group Day Trip

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Stop At: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Sofia Bulgaria, alexander nevsky cathedral, 1000 Old City Center, София, Bulgaria

The meeting point is behind the cathedral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Seven Rila Lakes, Sofia Bulgaria

The Seven Rila Lakes are just 1, 30 h away from the capital Sofia, which makes them a great day trip in the nature. All seven of the lakes have their own name which reflects its typical shape or characteristics. They are situated between 2,100 and 2,500 meters above sea level. In winter, they are frozen over and covered in snow; in summer, once melted, they are a clear emerald green and are great for picnic.

The meeting point for the tour is behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, next to cafe La Cathedrale. A comfortable minivan will take you to The Panichishte Resort cable car which goes us to the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque. The hiking path is of moderate difficulty, and the walking time is about 5 hours.

Duration: 5 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
pl. "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski" 4, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • professional guide
  • transportation with a comfortable minivan
  • trip to the Seven Rila Lakes
  • walking tour around the Lakes
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • food & drinks
  • cable car fee- 9 euro
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Seven Rila Lakes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • please be prepared for mountain conditions- light jackets & sweatshirts even in a good weather is reccommanded
  • the tour is not suitable for hardly moving people
  • check the weather forecast accordingly
  • Near public transportation
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This is a wonderful hike, the Rila Lakes are spectacular. Three of us had a very enjoyable day trip with Ivan who was a wonderful guide and hiking companion. I highly recommend this trip, the company and Ivan. The company was very good about working with me about making the hike
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Response from ivan_city_tour, Owner at Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Small Group Day Trip
Responded Sep. 24, 2019
Dear Heather, Thank you for your much-appreciated feedback! I am happy to know that our service met your expectations! Our team puts a big effort so the holiday time of our customers runs smoothly. The biggest reward for us is being valued with words like yours. Thank you very much and we expect to see soon all of your family! Kind regards,
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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