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ECO HIKING TOUR FOR HEALING HERBS AND PLANTS

A great opportunity to combine the positive effects of the sun and the mountain herbs all in one. In the Rila mountain everywhere around Borovets there are over 200 types of herbs to be found - some rare and protected. In a brief panoramic tour with a mountain guide lasting between 1 to 3 hours you will have the opportunity to get to know over 20 types of plants. The tour is equally suited for adults and children or beginner mountaineers.

A few words about the guide who will not only entertain you with stories during the tour, but will also let you see and appreciate the magic of the mountain herbs. Kostadin Georgiev has been with Borosport for 10 years and is a passionate lover of nature. The mountain is his life. Herbs and mountain plants especially are his passion.



Tour "Chernata Skala"

Level 1 Easy

Starting point - the Borosport Information center in the Rila hotel. The tour is relatively easy and the final destination – the tourist landmark Black Rock (“Chernata Skala”) is reached between 1.5-2 hours walk. The journey crosses century old pine forests and is suitable for families with children and inexperienced tourists. 

Duration: about 4 hours

Price for adults - 17 BGN

Price for children 7 - 14 years of age - 10 BGN

Includes professional mountain guide.

Available every day upon request for groups of 3 people, minimum.

Own equipment is necessary.

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Tour "Tsari Mali Grad"

Level 1: Easy

Starting point - the Borosport Information center at the Rila hotel with transfer to Belchin village. The tour of this unique historical site starts with the visit of the medieval church Sveta Petka built in the 16th century and the ethnographical museum, which is on the list of Bulgaria’s top 100 national tourist sites. Perched atop a hill, the fortress is accessed by one-of-a-kind rack-railway. The tour continues with a visit to the Roman towers.

Duration: about 3 hours

Price for adults - 33 BGN

Price for children 7 - 14 years of age - 24 BGN

Includes: transfer, guide, entrance fees

Available every day except Monday for groups of 3 people, minimum.

Own equipment is necessary.

Tour "Sitnyakovska Skala"

Level 1: Easy

This tour is suitable for families with children and inexperienced tourists. The ascent to the area is made by Sitniakovo Express chairlift. The tour crosses a lovely area with fantastic panoramic views. It also passes by the hunting lodge of Tzar Ferdinand – today’s Sitniakovo royal residence. Two options are available for the way back- either walking down the Sitniakovski Pat or riding on the four-seater lift.

Duration: about 2 hours

Price for adults - 22 BGN

Price for children 7 - 14 years of age - 12 BGN

Includes: professional mountain guide and round trip ticket for the lift. 

Available everyday upon request for groups of 3 people, minimum, except Wednesday and Thursday.

Own equipment is necessary.

Tour "Iconostasis"

Level 1: Easy

Starting from Borosport Adventure Center and ride with "Sitnyakovo express" lift. Passing "Sitnaykovska skala"  and reaching "Musalenska pateka" (Musala peak track). Hiking to "Iconostasis" and reaching "Yastrebets" gondola's midle station. 

Duration: 3 hours

Price for adults - 30 BGN

Price for children 7 - 14 years of age - 20 BGN

Includes: professional mountain guide and round trip ticket for the lift. 

Available only Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Minimum participants: 3

Own equipment is necessary.