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Climbing the highest peaks on the Balkan Peninsula in a week: Musala, Vihren, Mytikas (Mount Olympus)

Join UIMLA certified guide Pavel for an 8-day mountaineering adventure in the amazing Balkan Peninsula that includes peaks like Musala and Mytikas.


Private and Group


Balkan Mountains, Olympus, Pirin


8 Days


Jun - Sep






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  • Enjoy an 8-day climbing adventure in the Balkan Peninsula.
  • Climb to the summits of several peaks, including Musala and Mount Olympus.
  • Explore the beautiful city of Sofia.


Famous for its stunning peaks, the Balkan Peninsula is full of great mountains that enthusiastic climbers can scale. And, on this 8-day adventure I would like to guide you to the summits of several of those amazing peaks.

Our trip will begin after you’ve been picked up in the Sofia Airport. From there, we will go to the village of Govedartsi, where we will spend the night. After that, the climbing will begin. Our first peak will be Musala (2,925m), which is the highest peak not only in Bulgaria, but also in the Balkan Mountain Range. The next peak on the next day will be Polejan (2,851m). On the fourth day we will climb to the summit of the highest peak in the Pirin Mountains: Mount Vihren (2,914m).

For day 5, we will go to Prionia, where we will spend the night in the lovely Kakalos Hut (2,650m), and on the following day, we will make our way to the summit of the highest peak in the Olympic Mountains: Myticas (2,917m), which is also known as Mount Olympus. Finally, on the final 2 days of the trip, we will return to Sofia, where you can explore the amazing city, including a visit to the famed Rila Monastery and the Stob Pyramids.

During this trip, you will not only get to climb several amazing peaks, but you will get to explore some of the best spots in Bulgaria. To join me on this adventure, please send a request.

Would you like to do some ski touring in Bansko, Bulgaria? Then come and join me on this full-day trip.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Lift tickets

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: Arrival at Sofia airport

Day 2: Musala (2,925m)

Day 3: Polejan peak (2,851m)

Day 4: Mount Vihren (2,914m)

Day 5: Kakalos hut (2,650m)

Day 6: Myticas peak (2,917m)

Day 7: Transfer to Sofia

Day 8: Transfer to Sofia airport for departure

About the guide: Pavel

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Mountain Leader

I'm a UIMLA Certified International Mountain Leader, Bulgarian Splitboard Guide and Alpine Guide based in Bansko, Bulgaria. Snowboarding and Splitboarding has always been my passion and source for inspiration and it naturally became more than just a hobby but a lifestyle and profession. I will help you discover the mountains of Bulgaria and to find the best snow conditions around!

I spend my summers based in Chamonix, France where I guide hiking tours around the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. Come join me!


French | English | Bulgarian



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What people are saying about Pavel



Pavel’s colleague Vanja was our guide. She was a super nice person with excellent English who also speaks several other languages. Vanja was calm and very helpful when we got into one difficult situation. I Highly recommend her.

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