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Split The Mountain

Sofia, Bulgaria
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About Split The Mountain
Professional Mountain Guide Agency owned and operated by its guides. Mountain Yoga Retreats. Guided trekking and adventure tours. Backcountry Splitboard and Ski touring. Cultural tours. Small groups with personal attention. Tailor-made programs. Private tours.
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Seven Rila lakes to Rila monastery guided Trek
This 2-Day trek will take you deep into the wilderness of the Rila Mountains where you will be amazed by the magical Seven Rila Lakes, sleep at the highest mountain hut on the Balkan peninsula - Vazov Hut (2300 m. a.s.l.) and finally after a descend filled with wonderful views of peaks, ridges and alpine forested valleys you will arrive at Rila Monastery - the largest and most significant active monastery in Bulgaria. Expect a challenging dive into the off beaten trails of Rila mountain that will reward you with natural splendor at every step.
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2 days
from $156.83
Via Ferrata Adventure on Kuklata peak 2257 m in Rila Mountain
Come to this beautiful via ferrata in the Rila Mountains for a day of active exploring!

If you have never been on a via ferrata and are interested in doing it in Bulgaria, then this is the trip for you! Join for this day-trip in the Rila Mountains, the highest mountains in the Balkan peninsula!
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9 hours
from $78.41
Day Hike to Musala peak 2925 m – the highest on The Balkan Peninsula
The Rila Mountains are the highest on The Balkan Peninsula with Mount Musala – 2925 m a.s.l. Rila (an old Slavic word, meaning “Water Mountain”) looks like a rough sea of mountain ridges and peaks, deep gorges and 150 crystal clear lakes. A big part of the National Park is under the protection of UNESCO.
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10 hours
from $50.41
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Few weeks ago I contacted with Niki from "Split the Mountain" company, In order to guide me and my family through via-ferrata trauk near Trigrad (Bulgaria). Niki came with Yordan and kead us (family of 4 people) through this trail. Niki and Yordan were very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Yuval, for the recommendations and the appreciation! It was beautiful day with your family. Hope to see you soon, and if you visit Bulgaria again, don't hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to help you in any way! Niki

Reviewed August 18, 2019

we were in bulgaria for ten days, group from israel. niki, unique person and special guide, prepared for us all the things we needed: transportation, driver, good restorants and good food to the traks, beautiful treks and special places in bulgaria. he took care of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Dear Ronit, thank you from all my heart! We weren't just a regular group, we became a family! I am grateful for the time spent with all of you, it was a pleasure! We are going to stay in touch and see you soon! Love,...More

Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Nicky is a very nice guide very helpfull (He fund warm clothes for us because we don't have it). Nicki prepared us simple but very good food and always waited for us when we took our time. The scenery was breathtaking and there was a...More

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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Thank you, Debora, I did my best to keep you warm! I am really glad that you enjoyed your time in the mountain, and thankful for having the chance to get to know you both! Stay positive and see you soon!

Reviewed August 9, 2019

My spouse and me took Split the Mountain guides to accompany us to Malyovitsa via ferrata climb. The guides were excellent. They arrived on time in set location, spoke very good English, were very friendly and inviting. We established great atmosphere right away. During the...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

Thank you, guys, for the recommendations and the appreciation! Thank you for your great sense of humor and the smiles you brought on our faces, for the open mind and for trusting us. Hope to see you soon, and if you visit Bulgaria again, don't...More

Reviewed July 3, 2019

We had a really nice time with our guides Nikolai and Helena. They made sure we were at ease and the whole day was a pure succes because of them. This Via Ferrata is simply beautiful and is a great challenge to face. Would recommend...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Thank you for sharing a great day together and for the appreciation! Hope you visit the Balkans again soon. See you around.

Reviewed July 1, 2019

The trip was booked about 2 weeks before our travels with Split the mountain. The communications early on was prompt and informative. On the day of our hike our guide Stoimen collected us from our apartment in Sofia at the expected time and drove us...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Thank you, Lee, for trusting us to guide you and for the kind words and the thorough review. It was a pleasure and we are hoping to see you again some day!

Reviewed June 25, 2019

We had such a great day doing the Via ferrata! Nikolay is an experienced guide and we felt secure during all the activity. Thank you to Elena as well, it was a pleasure to meet you guys! Also the place is wonderful! We had a...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

Thank you, Laurence and Charles, for the kind words and for your inspiring presence during the whole day! It was a pleasure and honor to meet you both and to be your guide! Keep on traveling the way you do and hope to meet you...More

Reviewed May 30, 2019

niki is a really good split board guide, and more important is a great human being. we had great days on the snow, highly recomanded :)

Date of experience: February 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Thank you and hope to see you next winter to continue with your splitboarding in more advance level. Best, Niki

Reviewed May 27, 2019

I was in Bansko with my gf. Weather was not very good, but Nikolay made effort to use the time in the best possible way. He is very friendly and experienced snowboarder. I will definitely give him a call next time i am in Bansko.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2019

Hi, thanks for great review and I'll be happy to meet you again. Niki

Reviewed May 27, 2019

Niki showed us around and gave us exactly was we where looking for: fun, sport, sights and safety. And all of this with a twist of humour.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Split_The_Mountain, Owner at Split The Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Hi Dorsan, Thanks for great review. I'll be happy to meet you again next winter. Best regards, Niki

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