Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
On the first day of the hike, we will take a short transfer to the Gotse Delchev hut. From there, we will take a chair lift near the Bezbog lake. After that, we will hike to Popovo Ezero lake, and then to the Tevno Lake hut, where we will spend the night.
On the second day of hte hike, we will hike for nearly 7 hours and 11 kilometres from the Tevno Lake hut to the Vihren hut, where we will spend the night.
On the final day of the hike, we will make our way up Mount Vihren. Afterwards, we will descend and take a transport to Bansko, where participants can then go to Sofia, or wherever else their travels take them.
Tevno Lake hut, Vihren hut
Participants should bring the following items with them: hiking boots, rucksack (35-45L), trekking poles, water and windproof jacket, rain cover, sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, warm hat and gloves, water bottle (1.5L), travel liner (optional), travel linen, torch, personal first aid kit.
Hello everyone, my name is Zhivko. I am Mountain guide from the town of Gabrovo, Bulgaria. The place I live is at the base of Stara Planina mountain or the Balkan mountains and therefore since very yearly age I started to get interested in nature and being outside. It all begun with snowboarding, followed by hiking, climbing and mountaineering.
I have been working as guide for the past 6 years in all the mountains in Bulgaria, as well as a snowboard instructor at Bansko ski resort for the winter season. I am also organizing different kinds of group activities, based on mountaineering and outdoor sports.
I became a mountain rescuer in 2012, Senior since 2015.
In terms of experience and personal interest, I have been climbing, hiking and ski touring all over the Bulgarian mountains, and also climbing and hiking in the Alps, the Dolomites, Croatia and Slovenia.
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