Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
On the first day of the hike, we will begin in the settlement of Devin before making our way to the Jagodina cave and village. After that, we will go to the village of Trigrad, where we will spend the night in a local hotel or guest house.
On the second day of the hike, we will make our way from the village of Trigrad through the Perelik ridge area to the village of Mugla, where we will spend the night in a local guesthouse.
On the third day of the hike, we will climb to the top of Mount Karluk. After that, we will go to the village of Gela, where we will spend the night in a local hotel.
On the final day of the hike, we will make our way to the village of Shiroka Luka. In that wonderful village, you will be able to catch a bus to Devin, and from there, you can take another bus to either Sofia or Plovdiv.
Town of Devin, 2 hours by bus from Plovdiv, or 3.5 hours from Sofia.
Guest houses and small hotels in the local villages.
Participants should bring the following items with them: hiking boots, rucksack (35-45 Litres), trekking poles, water and windproof jacket, rain cover, sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, warm hat and gloves, water bottle (1.5 Litres), travel liner (optional), 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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