> Difficulty: moderate
> Recommended season: May to September
> Average duration: 6 days
> Average elevation: 2900 D+ and 3200 D-
Bulgaria is the most mountainous country in Eastern Europe. Its iconic peaks shelter the sumptuous landscapes and isolated monasteries. In Rila and Pirin National Parks, you'll cross the high-altitude mountains of the Balkans Range, discovering glacial lakes and impressive forests.
This trekking route in Bulgaria is suited to hikers in good physical condition. Even if the trail doesn't present any major technical difficulties, some sections involve high and steep elevation gains.