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I ski every season in Bansko and my ski instructor suggested that I should return in the summer to... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
via mobile
Beautiful sights, very few indications

I went there over a weekend. The first day was great. We hiked to Popovo lake which is a must see... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Thomas B
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I ski every season in Bansko and my ski instructor suggested that I should return in the summer to climb the mountains. As it happened I had a few days to add to a weekend and so I organised to visit. But I did not...More

Thank georgegrimes
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I went there over a weekend. The first day was great. We hiked to Popovo lake which is a must see. Then we headed to the closest place to stay for the night. The hike is tough even if you're in good physical shape. But...More

1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The proximity to Bansko makes the park an excellent option for day hikes. The scenery is spectacular. We opted for some of the hikes to the alpine lakes. Popovo (or Priest's lake) makes for a great day trip. Drive through Dobrinishte to the Gotse Delchev...More

1  Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You mast going to see Bezbog, that means without good. That's the name of the top of mountain Pirin - high 2645m. There is beautiful likes, one of them near by Bezbog is named Bezdojko. I'll send you some pictures. How about Bansko. That is...More

1  Thank Nina I
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Pirin mountain is one of my favourite places in Bulgaria.Hiking during this time when you can definitely say the conditions are pure winter is not a joke at all.You should be very careful and appropriate equipment is a must if you decide to go for...More

2  Thank Stanimir Z
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Not an avid hiker but we decided to spend a day exploring in the mountains, we had a car and the local advice was to drive to the "Vihren hut" and go from there, this is also easily accessed by taxi or bus from Bansko....More

5  Thank Lloyd F
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Arguably the most scenic mountain range in Bulgaria. Hiking season normally starts around mid-June but if winter had been harsh, patches of snow on certain trails may still remain until the beginning of July. Exploring the mountains can be done using a base (for example...More

7  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Breathtaking views and some stunning walks to see mountain lakes, waterfalls and fresh air. This was a great experience and would thoroughly recommend anyone visting Bansko to go up the mountains. Snow expected anytime so you had better hurry.

1  Thank lorrainem1957
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The most amazing mountain in Bulgaria. All peaks are stunning and deserve every difficult step. The views can not be described, should be seen. Some peaks are a challenge and a test of will. Necessarily visit: Vihren peak (2914 m), Djangal peak (2730 m), Djano...More

Thank verjeto
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The Pirin Mountains are very nice, although steep, with beautiful landscapes and many lakes. For the ones who made the Retezat mountains in Romania - they look similar, but Pirin are steeper and the altitude is higher. The Vihren Peak (2914m) looks very unapproachable, but...More

3  Thank Mishulynne
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