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Ski touring on Musala with visit to Borovets in Bulgaria (3 days)

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Join Martin, a UIMLA-certified mountain guide, on an exciting three-day adventure to ski tour the wonderful Musala and Borovets, Bulgaria.


Rila Mountains

3 Days

Jan - Mar, Dec




* Visit the highest peak in the Balkans and the oldest resort in Bulgaria.

* Enjoy the unbelievable views from the Musala summit.

* Experience the cosy hospitality of local guesthouses.


Get ready for an unforgettable ski touring adventure in Bulgaria. For three days, I’ll take you to two iconic places, Musala and Borovets in the Rila National Park for a wonderful experience. Join me!

On this exciting ski touring adventure, we’ll explore Musala, the Balkans’ highest mountain. At an altitude of 2,925 meters, this stunning peak offers views of every mountain range in Bulgaria. We’ll also visit Borovets, Bulgaria’s oldest ski resort. Furthermore, Borovets is also home to The Rila Monastery, and features several spots for different outdoor sports.

We’ll meet at the Sofia Airport on the first day and transfer to a family guesthouse in Borovets for the night. Then, on the second day, we’ll take the gondola to ski tour and reach the summit of Musala. We’ll ski down to Borovets. Finally, on the third day, we’ll ski for half of the day around the resort and then transfer to the airport.

So, what are you waiting for? Send your request and prepare yourself for a unique winter experience. I would love to be your guide.

For more adventures in Bulgaria, follow me to hike and ice climb in Malyovitsa and Rila or hike the “Crown of Musala”.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Lift tickets

- Transportation start and back

Price details

Price does not include flights, insurance, lunch on day 3 or tips.

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

I was born in the town of Lovech, Bulgaria, and inherited my father’s passion for the mountains and started climbing at an early age. Gradually, alpinism turned into my way of life and I graduated from the National Sports Academy, specializing in Tourism and Alpinism.

I've been an active athlete for many years and have won the Alpinism National Championship multiple times and the Bulgarian Climbing & Alpinism Federation Annual Award 3 times.

I have done numerous ascents in the Alps, the Himalayas and the Andes and I am the founder of the Alpinism & Climbing School, which has considerably contributed to the Bulgarian mountaineering and climbing culture.

I am also a member of the Governing Board of the Bulgarian Climbing & Alpinism Federation a certified mountain guide, and a climbing and ski instructor with numerous first ascents in Bulgaria and worldwide.





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What people are saying about Martin



Didn’t end up making it in the end due to high avalanche risk but we want as far as we could and the views were spectacular! The guide always had my safety first and reminded me the mountain isn’t going anywhere. Will return to get to the top next time for sure!

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