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Seven Rila Lakes Hiking Day-Tour from Sofia

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This tour of the Seven Rila Lakes provides a great experience and unforgettable natural views. See one of the Bulgaria’s 100 national tourist sites on this day tour. Hike through natural landscapes and get acquainted with Bulgaria's picturesque scenery.
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  • Explore the unique nature of Bulgaria
  • Visit the Seven Rila Lakes
  • See the beauty of the mountains from up high
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The Seven Rila Lakes have a glacial origin and they are located on different terraces from 2,100 meters to about 2,500 meters above sea level. The Seven Rila Lakes are one of Bulgaria’s 100 national tourist sites. Expect breathtaking views of Lower lake (Dolno ezero), The Eye (the deepest high-altitude lake), The Tear (Salzata), The Kidney (Bubreka) on this tour. 

The Seven Rila Lakes is the most popular and easy-access option for the ultimate scenic hike. They are located in Rila Mountain, about 90km south of the capital Sofia. After a 1.5-hour drive, an open-chair lift takes you directly up for about 30 minutes from the parking lot to the hike's starting point – Seven Rila lakes hut. The place is fairly modern, it offers a good variety of food and rooms to stay, although a reservation is required well ahead of time. The loop hike from there takes about five hours and it is not very difficult, except for some uphill parts to the top two lakes.

If you take this hike, your reward will be an unforgettable feast for the eyes and senses. Please note that getting to the view points takes at least two hours of walking each way.
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• Do bring the following: comfortable shoes, warm clothes, snacks and sandwiches, bottle of water
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Product ID: 122196