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The mythical Rhodopes mountain will let you be absorbed in the enchanting world of Orpheus, where you will discover the harsh and majestic beauty of nature. You will go back in time to the Bulgarian roots, you will be stunned by the impressive towering Thracian sacred places, in this adventure you will be accompanied by our ancestors' sacred animals ��" horses. In authentic villages nestling churches and mosques you will feel the spirit of Bulgarian tradition, customs and culture. You will become part of this cosmopolitan world trying to reveal the secrets of the mystical Rhodopes mountain.!*** We do not offer simply - rides. We offer pleasant and unforgettable experiences! ***

Typical Day

The program includes: 8 days, 7 nights, 6 days of riding.Breakfast - ride - lunch on the way - ride - relax or sightseeing-dinner in cosy tavern

Day 1: Trigrad Arkan Han hotel 2**

Arrival in the village of Trigrad
Accommodation in Arkan Han hotel 2**
Meet your guides and the horses
* In case of an arrival before 11h, there is a chance to visit the Devil’s Throat Cave

Day 2 Trigrad - Bujnovo- Riding 4 hours Hotel Spas & Moni 2**

After breakfast you mount your horse and head to the village of Bujnovo
Lunch break (sandwiches)
Short riding itinerary for getting used to the horses and the saddles
Arrival in the village and accommodation in a cozy hotel
Opportunity to visit the Yagodinska cave (cave pearls)
Dinner on the terrace of the hotel.

Day 3 Bujnovo - Dospat - Riding 6 - 7 hours Hotel Tihiyat kat 2**

After breakfast beautiful ride through the virgin forests
Picnic in the wooden hut near the Roman Bridge
Ride to the dam of Dospat
In good time - Swimming with the horses
Boat trip at sunset
You will sleep on the picturesque coast of the dam
Dinner will be freshly caught fish

Day 4: Dospat " Dikchan (Natural reserve) Riding 4 - 5 hours Hunting lodge

Riding along the lake and gradual entering into the woods again
Leisure time and lunch in a wooden summer-house
In the afternoon you will ride on to Dikchan Natural Reserve where you can expect to meet some wild animals.
Opportunity for an unique experience " live polyphonic singing "Aloud" in Dolen and Satovcha villages

Age range, type of group

Family, couples, singles and kind up to 14 years old are welcome.

Sleeping and meals

Sleeping in two stars family hotels,authentic Rhodopean houses, Renaissance house, breakfast and dinners are oganized in the reastaurants or taverns in tipic Bulgarian style

Ride by the Lake Dospat



Relax after riding day

Other Information

Meeting point: Sofia Airport
Required experience ��" it is necessary that the rider feels comfortable on the horse at the three basic paces and to have good control in rough terrain.
Riding hours a day ��" 4-7 hours
Terrain ��" rough mountain terrain with climbs and descents. There are level sections as well, with smooth road for a faster pace. Getting over natural obstacles, rivers, gullies, dips and fallen trees.
Paces ��" every day each of the three types depending on the terrain ��" trot (35% of the ride). gallop (15% of the ride), and walk (50% of the ride).
Accommodation ��" 5 nights in double rooms in two-star family hotels , 1 night in a hunting lodge, 1 night in rustic but cozy hut

Unique polyphonic singing "aloud" in Dolen and Satovcha
Among the most archaic and rare happenings associated with polyphonic folk singing in Bulgaria is the peculiar local style from Dolen village and Satovcha village (Southwestern Bulgaria). This style of signing also known as "Singing Aloud" is marked by originality and uniqueness.

Starting at:
USD $954.80 per trip
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