Trip description

A weekend ride dedicated to the enchanting nature world of the lower parts of Western Stara planina and the fantastic Belogradchik rocks.


Day 1
Transfer from Sofia to Chiprovski monastrey. After a short visit of the monastery we start with our first day of riding. Today we will explore the lower parts of the Western Stara planina mountains and will go through many small villages enjoying splendid panoramic views. En route we will stop at a local craft shop for special wild berry jams and a bakery for old traditional bread. Here we will have our lunch and continue on a rolling route on recently restored paved roads with superb panoramic views. At the end of the day we will flavor our senses with some tasty wines in a local winery. We spend the night in a family hotel with a big lovely garden and special food for dinner. Ride: 45км, ascend:500m/descend: 750m
Day 2
Second day of the tour is a versatile and fascinating one because we will visit the newly open show cave Veneca with its numerous cave formations and then explore the natural wonder world of the red Belogradchik rocks and Kaleto fortress. The ride itself includes rolling terrain with one big climb followed by a nice downhill ride with panoramic view to Belogradchik town and rocks. Transfer back to Sofia. Ride: 25km, ascend:500m/descend: 300m

Trip details

  • Dates 14 October
  • Included accommodation on HB, Guide, Transportation
  • Single room supplement 10 euro
  • Group size min. 2 persons
  • Best period May - October
  • Skill/fitness level
PRICE: 130 euro


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