The transfer from Sofia to the Mountain school is 2 hours. The average hiking among the lakes is 7/8 hours. The elevation is 730 meters. After 1 hour walking, you’ll reach the hut Maliovitsa and you can make breakfast. The hiking from the hut to the Scary lake is less than 3 hours. Break at the shores of the Scary lake. Scary lake – 2451m. Going down to Yonchevo lake – 1,5 hours. Yonchevo lake – 2106 m. From the lake to the Mountain school is a little bit more than 1 hour. The transfer to Sofia is 2 hours. After this adventurous hike, you’ll be blessed by the mountain god with fairy memories!
Rila- the highest mountain in Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula. Rila is a very old name with the meaning “The water mountain”. Rila has more than 120 lakes. In that adventure, you’ll see seven of them. Six of them are in the group of Mineral lakes and the Scary lake in the most famous. The picturesque location gave so many legends about the lake, which is below the peaks of Kupenite, Priest’s head. Rest close to Yonchevo lake to feel the magic of the mountain. Join in that extreme trip to find harmony, to discover some legends and tales in the mountain of wisdom.
From Sofia: Rila mountain and the Scary lake will start at 7:00 AM.
From Sofia: Rila mountain and the Scary lake price starts from $101.79.
From Sofia: Rila mountain and the Scary lake cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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