Rodopi Mountains, Bulgaria: On a Horseback In the Sofia, Bulgaria Horseback Riding
Sofia, Bulgaria Horseback Riding

Six days of riding in the Rodopes - the land of high peaks and deep river gorges, weird rock formations, lush meadows and dense forests.

From $649.00 / trip

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The region has a wealth of traditional architecture and folklore: en route we visit remote villages, old churches and one of Bulgaria’s finest monasteries Bachkovo. According to mythology, this is the homeland of Dionysus, the God of wine. Today this is the area where a native grape variety Mavrud is cultivated. The robust Mavrud red wine can be sampled at the well-known wine cellar, included in our itinerary. Beautiful landscapes, picturesque small villages, exotic sites, great wines - come join us for an unforgettable holiday!

Typical Day

Day 1. Arrival
Our guide welcomes you at Sofia / Plovdiv Airport. Transfer to Plovdiv - the second biggest city in the country.

Day 2. Plovdiv - Brestovitsa- Plovdiv
A short transfer takes us to Brestovitsa, where we meet the horses. Today we make a loop-like ride, passing along the small town of Perushtitsa and back to Brestovitsa, to visit a local winery, where we have lunch and taste local wines. In the afternoon we head back to Plovdiv for a short stroll in the old quarters of the town and dinner.
/hours in the saddle: 3/

Day 3. Plovdiv - Brestovitsa - Vrahovrah
We start in Brestovitsa again, this time heading south and up in the mountains, to reach Varhovrah resort, where we stay overnight.
/hours in the saddle: 4-5/

Day 4. Vrahovrah - Persenk hut
We continue the ride, passing through several tiny villages, following Varhovrah ridge with great panorama views, to reach Persenk hut, where we stay overnight.
/hours in the saddle: 5/

Day 5. Persenk - Wonderful bridges - Bachkovo monastery - Orehovo village
The ride today takes us to Chudnite Mostove - a unique rock formation in the heart of the mountain. After lunch optional visit to Bachkovo Monastery. Continue to Orehovo village, where we stay overnight.
/hours in the saddle: 6 (4 for those visiting the monastery)

Day 6. Orehovo - Chernatitsa - Studenets
We head up towards Chernatitsa ridge, pass through deep woods and vast meadows, along Biala Cherkva and down to Studenets area where we stay overnight.
/hours in the saddle: 5-6/

Day 7. Leshten - Plovdiv
On our last ride we reach the meadows of Leshten, where we say goodbye to the horses, and have transfer to Plovdiv for a farewell dinner.
/hours in the saddle: 4/

Day 8. Departure
After breakfast we get a transfer to the airport in Sofia/ Plovdiv for departure.

Map & Directions

Bulgaria, Sofia 1421, Sofia, Bulgaria 1421
Points of Interest
Rodopi Mountains, Bulgaria: On a Horseback In the
Bulgaria, Sofia 1421, Sofia, Bulgaria
Plovdiv
улица Кукленско шосе 2-8, Пловдив, България
Resort Varhovrah
862, Родопи, България
Persenk hut
862, Девин, България
Orehovo village
862, Родопи, България
Studenets
86, Чепеларе, България
Leshten
866, Стамболийски, България

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May 19 - May 26
649.00
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Jun 9 - Jun 17
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Jun 23 - Jun 30
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649.00
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Jul 7 - Jul 14
715.00
715.00
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Jul 21 - Jul 28
715.00
715.00
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Aug 4 - Aug 11
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715.00
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Aug 18 - Aug 25
715.00
715.00
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Sep 1 - Sep 8
649.00
649.00
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Sep 15 - Sep 22
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649.00
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Sep 29 - Oct 5
649.00
649.00
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Oct 13 - Oct 20
649.00
649.00
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