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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are visiting Bulgaria you should put Rila National Park in you to do list. The mountain and the park offer great ways to experience nature in any season. It is easily accessible from Sofia - an hour drive. One of the iconic items...More

Thank George_Rusev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place to visit for sure and it is not challenging so if you have kids over 10 years old will not be a problem. There is a short way and long way. As soon as we got up with the lift...More

Thank Ekaterina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited the park and we hiked up to the highest peak in the Balkans, mount Moussala. amazing experience that is highly recommended.

Thank Roni T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Sofia and heard a visit to Rila Lakes was a must for any nature lover! Not being a fan of guided tours, I initially looked into going by public transport but this didn’t seem very straightforward particularly for a day trip there from Sofia...More

Thank M F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there trekking for five days in total. Yes the rila seven lakes are beautiful, but during the day the area is flooded with tourists, I also would not recommend the seven lakes hut. It looks more like a camping area during summer....More

Thank MarkusM2530
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would highly recommend a visit to this stunning location. Set in the pristine countryside it is well worth a visit

Thank jamtulacz
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I visit the place in September with my family and it's a breathtaking view. Every lake has his own spirit and history of how it's born. You must visit to experience the majesty of Rila!

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Just beautiful, jaw dropping mountains. Hiking was really fun. The glaciers were so cool, especially the ones with little white flowers above them on the green patches where the ice wasn’t. Pretty!

Thank sightingsarah
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Among our touristic stay in Bulgaria this was the most adventurous and outstanding to see such view of alpine lakes above 2000 m but it is so close to city if you want. It's 1.5 h hour drive from Sofia and absolutely you will be...More

Thank mosaferuae
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Great place. Must-do trip in one’s bucket list. Landscaping is full of breath taking views and scenery.

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Asya K
31 August 2018|
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Response from MarkusM2530 | Reviewed this property |
The huts offer food, I know that Maljowiza offers different warm meals and drinks, Seven Lakes Hut has some snacks not sure about the others. Within the Nationalpark the water is drinkable so we refilled all the time at the... More
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Asya K
26 August 2018|
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Response from jesse l | Reviewed this property |
Hi Asya! As we were hiking with our baby, we did not take the chairlift so we basically started our climb from where we parked the car just adjacent to where the chairlift starts! =) They say the view as the chairlift moves... More
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hueylynn
21 April 2018|
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Response from EmreK2512 | Reviewed this property |
Signs are painted routes,no written signs.English speaking guides or hikers can be met in huts or en-route.if it is a short route it’s fine,longer routes may need good mapping or guide
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