This trek takes place in the two mountain chains which contain the Balkan Peninsula’s highest peaks housing vast national parks, rare vegetation and rich animal life. The trip is structured to take the participants to remote regions with beautiful and unspoiled natural landscapes. If you do not have the time for extensive trekking in the world’s biggest mountain ranges, this tour is strongly recommended. Here you can enjoy the physical challenge of alpine landscapes above the tree border, as well as the cultural treasures of Bulgaria and the warm hospitality of the local people.
The guide will adapt the trip regarding the weather and people's abilities.
Bansko Ski Mania
Bansko Ski Mania is a ski and snowboarding school in the heart of Bansko, Bulgaria. The school is worth a visit if you would like to spend an extra day enjoying some great winter sports for the whole family. The school offers classes in English for all ages from 6 to 66. For the more advanced or expert skiers under you, Ski Mania also rents high standard equipment. So pack some gloves and a warm scarf and ski away.
The Velyanova House is the best preserved house with Revival architecture in Bansko. It was built in the early 19th century. The house has an impressive interior layout. It was painted by the representative of the Debar Art School, Velyan Ognev, who was invited by the “princes” of the city to make the iconostasis of the church of St. Trinity. If would like to learn about more about life back in the days in Bulgaria, this is the place to visit.
Holy Trinity Church Bansko
The Holy Trinity Church and especially its tall belfry have become a symbol of Bansko as one of the most attractive mountain resorts. The Church dedicated to the Holy Trinity was built in the period of the Bulgarian National Revival. Its inauguration was made in 1835. It’s a truly historic gem for the town of Bansko and the Bulgarians and definitely worth a visit while strolling through beautiful Bansko.