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Hiking tours categories

Out hiking and mountaineering routes are categorized in 4 different difficulty levels. This will help you choose the route that is most suitable to your abilities. We offer half-day and full-day tours with different duration and difficulty, all adapted to your preferences and physical ability. If you wish to visit a sight that is not part of the offered tours, we can easily organise it for you! Simply contact Adventure center Borosport!

Why is the tours categorization necessary?

Level 1: Easy 

Suitable for everyone who wants to experience the magic of Rila mountain. These are half-day tours and take between 2 and 4 hours. The tours are perfect for families with children or just a group of friends. We offer 3 routes in this category. 

See the recommended personal equipment. 

Level 2: Medium 

In this category the tours a a bit more challenging than level 1 tours. These routes can take you to the most iconic sights and peaks in Rila mountain. The tours take between 5 and 8 hours. We offer 5 routes in this category. 

See the recommended personal equipment. 

Level 3: Difficult

These tours require good mountaineering  experience with good physical ability. The routes often last between 7 and 9 hours.  At certain places using mountaineering equipment is necessary - ropes, helmets, seats. We offer 3 routes in this category. 

See the recommended personal equipment. 

Level 4: Experts only  

These routes are slightly more challenging that those in level 3. They last between 9 and 11 hours. We offer 2 routes in this category.   

See the recommended personal equipment.

Mountain or any other type of insurance is recommended. Additional insurance is included in the price of level 3 and 4 tours.