Seven Rila Lakes Overview
The lakes have a glacial origin and they are located on different terraces from 2100 m to about 2500m above sea level. The Seven Rila Lakes are one of the Bulgaria’s 100 National tourist sites. The breath-taking views of Lower lake (Dolno ezero), The Eye (the deepest high-altitude lake), The Tear (Salzata), The Kidney (Bubreka) etc. make this hike an unforgettable feast for the eyes and senses. Please note that getting to the view points takes at least 2 hours walking each way
Your Day Around The Lakes
The Seven Rila Lakes area is very popular and easy-access option for the most scenic day trek in Bulgaria. The lakes are located in Rila Mountain, about 90 km south of the capital Sofia and after 1h 30min car drive an open chair lift takes you up directly for about 30 min from the parking lot to the hike starting point - Seven Rila lakes hut. The place is fairly modern, it offers a good food variety and rooms to stay, although a reservation is required well ahead of time. The loop trekking takes about 5 hours and does not require previous trekking experience, bu t you have to be prepared for some uphill parts in the beginning.
Special requirements: Comfortable shoes, warm clothes, snacks and sandwiches, bottle of water.
Price: 49 Euro per person. If you wish to book this tour and guarantee your seats, please PROCEED HERE.
A minimum group of 3 persons is required to run the tour, fully refundable if cancelled. Every other day the price is based on the number of people in your party and includes hotel pick-up.
The tour price includes: transportation, mountain guide in English, parking fees, chair lift ticket, mountain insurance. Meals and personal expenses are not included.
V Travel Ltd.Organizer of 7 Rila Lakes Trek 49€V travel Ltd. is an officially licensed Bulgarian tour operator with license PK-01-6936 for a Touroperator and Travel Agent. V travel has a valid insurance /Euroins N 03700100001972/ for tour operator's liability. V travel is a licensed passenger transportation company.
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