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From Sofia: Private Hiking Tour And Spa In The Nature Of The Seven Rila Lakes

Enjoy a great day trip with hiking around the famous Seven Rila Lakes and spend a relaxing SPA afternoon in the village of Sapareva Banya. Duration: 10 Hours (approx.)
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Your day trip will start at 8 am in the morning with a pick up from your hotel. Your professional guide will take you to the highest mountain on the Peninsula, Rila, just 1 hour and 30 minutes away from the capital Sofia.

Then, with the Panichishte Resort cable car, you will head to the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque. The hike takes around 4 hours. If you wish to make your walk harder or easier your guide will be able to adjust the group program accordingly.

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.

The day trip continues with a visit to the capital of thermal spa on the Balkan Peninsula, called Sapareva Banya. There you will have the unique opportunity to dive into the hot thermal waters and enjoy the magnificent panorama at the skirts of the mountain. This is also the place with the hottest geyser in Europe.

Mineral water is highly regarded and used as a cure by Thracians and Romans. It is claimed that the water treats disorders of the musculoskeletal system, nervous system, and upper respiratory tract.

The time for spa is 1 to 2 hours. The expected return in Sofia is at 7 pm.

The tour operates from June to October.

- What Will You Do

- Have a 4 to 5 hour hike around the famous Seven Rila Lakes
- See amazing mountain views
- Relax for about 1 to 2 hours time for a break in hot thermal pools of the spa

- What Is Included

- Private driver- guide
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Transportation by an air conditioned car with free Wi-Fi
- Hiking tour

- What Is Not Included

- Cable car fee - 10 euro
- SPA centre fee - 8 euro
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)

- Know Before You Go

- Please wear comfortable walking shoes
- The hiking is with moderate difficulty and takes 4 to 5 hours
- Please dress appropriately for mountain conditions
- It is recommended to have a jacket or a raincoat. For the SPA bring flip flops, towels and swimming suits

- Transfers

Hotel pick up at 8 am. Please indicate your hotel or address when making the reservation. Returns to the hotel at the end of the tour.

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- Duration: 10 hours
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Rila Mountain
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