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Address: Bansko, Bulgaria
Activities: Hiking

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Stunning alpine views after hard climb

Start your 3hour climb from Vihren Hut ( get there by minibus BGN6, or your hotel transport Euro5), fill up with fresh mountain water and expect to enjoy ever better views of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Earth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Start your 3hour climb from Vihren Hut ( get there by minibus BGN6, or your hotel transport Euro5), fill up with fresh mountain water and expect to enjoy ever better views of surrounding mountains valleys and lakes as you climb. Suggest starting to climb before 9am in the summer due to hot weather and also getting the minibus back to... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Pirin Mountains are very steep but beautiful. They look great from Bansko but even better during your hike. Vihren is the highest summit (2914) with spectacular views. You can start hiking in Bansko but the best way is to drive to Baderitsa Chalet or even to Vihren Chalet. The road behind Baderitsa is very narrow and can be dangerous. You... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I love this place, drove up a very pictures road to the top... parked the car and hiked up to some the many lakes. the weather on the day was fantastic though got colder towards the end. you don't need to be an experienced hiker but some level of fitness is recommended. You want the place to take your breath... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Have been promising myself for a year to take the road as far as I could, and finally got round to it last week. Road eventually ends at Vihren hut, approx 14/15km from Bansko. Had to stop several times to take pics. Out-of-season for skiers, but plenty of walkers around to take advantage of the walks/climbs available. After an operation,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The climb to the peak was much harder than I expected but the views on the way and from the peak were well worth it . It was a great feeling of accomplishment to finally reach the top. This experience will stay with me forever.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went with a car to the top and felt on the top of the world. Breathtaking views, marvelous place.Among my favorite mountain tops in Bulgaria.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

When the weather is clear the view over the surrounding mountains is just astonishing. Do not miss this peak is you are in the Bansko region!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Brilliant easy walk, parking can be tricky, so arrive early or be prepared for a longer walk into the hills. Well marked, great views.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We started off at Hut Vihren and started our climb towards peak Vihren. It was a warm sunny day but even then bring some extra clothes for when you close in on the peak. Also fill your water bottles with at least 1L/person as there, unlike most other mountains in Bulgaria, are rare opportunities to refill your water bottles. The... More 

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Asenovgrad, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is great for people who like trecking and hiking. It is in Pirin, one of the most beautiful mountains in Bulgaria.It offers many things to do.

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Address: Bansko, Bulgaria
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Blagoevgrad Province  >  Bansko

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