Closed until May 2021.
Alternative trips to Rila Monastery and Plovdiv available during winter
What is included:
What is NOT included:
07:00 h : departure from Sofia
09:00 h : arrival at the
Rila Lakes chair lift
After arriving at the parking of the chair lift you have free time to explore the area on your own.
You can take the chair lift and walk around the mountain lakes or take one of the hiking routes up the mountain.
15:30 h : departure from the parking of the chair lift
About 2 hours journey back to Sofia.
17:30 h : arrival in Sofia city
Drop off in Sofia city centre at St. Alexandar Nevski's Catherdral.
*On Mondays departure from Sofia is at 10:00 am (as the chair lift has a technical inspection until 12:00 noon).
Arrival at the Rila lakes chair lift bottom station is at 12:00 pm.
Departure from the chair lift bottom station in direction to Sofia is at: 17 00h
Arrival in Sofia is at 20:00h
The 7 Rila Lakes are located high in the Rila National Park.
Temperatures can drop to 5° even during summer, so please consider appropriate warm clothing, rain coat and comfortable walking shoes.
Sunglasses, sun hat and sunscreen are also advised as the sun can be quite strong up in the mountain.
Prepare water and some packed food or snacks for the day as the dining options at the lakes are limited.
+359 884 308 779
(Mon - Fri / 9:00h - 18:00h)