From Sofia : Hiking to Musala

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Duration: 8 hours
Provided by Musala Rubies

Overview of the tour in Sofia

It is a private tour, only for you so you could enjoy, see and explore the maximum of this area.

The hiking to the highest peak - Musala

There are several routes to climb Mussala peak, but you will see the greatest with the most amazing places that could be explored - through Musala hut and the Ice Lake.

This route is usually divided into 4 stages starting from the oldest resort in Bulgaria - Borovets:

Stage 1: climbing by lift from Borovets to Yastrebets hut;
Stage 2: Pedestrian crossing from Yastrebets to Musala hut;
Stage 3: Walking from Musala hut to Lake Ledeno;
Stage 4: climb from the Ice Lake shelter to the top.

Getting around with the lift from Borovets to Yastrebets : 25 minutes
Time of Hiking : 4-5 hours
Transfers time: 3 hours
Walking time: 5-6 hrs (few steep parts; good physical condition is needed)
Best period: June - October

This activity includes:

  • Borovets
  • Musala Peak Trailhead
  • Yastrebets Gondola - Middle station
  • Pick up from Sofia
  • Drop off in Sofia
  • Mountain guide
  • L
  • Transport
  • Map

Meeting point


On arrival

Please give us your accommodation address and name, we'll pick you up.

Things to note

Good physical condition and proper equipment - shoes, clothes and water

Free Cancellation

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.

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