CHALETS IN BULGARIA
 
CHALETS AND SHELTERS IN RILA

RILA

CHALETS IN RILA SHELTERS AND OTHER SITES IN RILA
 
  • BELMEKEN Chalet

    Belmeken Chalet (2009)

    Belmeken Chalet (2009)

    Belmeken Chalet (2005)

    Belmeken Chalet (2005)

    • Old names: Konstantin Panayodov Chalet, Vasil Kolarov Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: On the Ravnivrashkoto Lake Shore
    • GPS Position: 42 11 34.1N 023 44 57.0E
    • Altitude: 2211 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 40 places capacity. Burnt down in July 1997. Restored on 2007, June 13.
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Kostenets Resort (old name till 1992 Georgi Dimitrov) 5,00 h.
      • Kostenets Village 5,45 h. (3 km. to the Resort)
      • Town of Kostenets (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Plovdiv) with public transport to Kostenets Village (7 km.) or to Kostenets Resort (10 km.)
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Belmeken Summit (2627 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Ravni Vrah (old name: Ravni Chal, 2637 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Kanton Krayna Shelter - 1,50 h.
      • Leva reka Shelter - 2,50 h.
      • Hristo Smirnenski Chalet 4,00 h.
      • Venetitsa Chalet 4,15 h.
      • Gurgulitsa Chalet - 5,00 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet 6,30 h.
    • Variation in bad weather: Sleeping in Leva Reka Shelter
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Ravni Chal, 2042 Kostents Village, 5 Ezeritsa Str., GSM: 0899 / 92-13-06
  • BODROST Chalet

    • Location: South-west Rila
    • Situated: In Bodrost Resort
    • Altitude: 1260 m.
    • Description: Solid building with 45 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and kitchen available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Bistritsa Village 16 km. (the village is situated 10 km. away from town of Blagoevgrad)
      • Town of Blagoevgrad (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Kulata) 26 km.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Kartala Area (Kartalska Polyana Meadow), where is the lower station of Kartala Gondola - 3 km. along asphalt road
      • Makedonia Chalet 2,45 h. (12 km.)
      • Dobarsko Chalet (through Makedonia Chalet) 5,30 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Makedonia Chalet and across Dinkov Dol) 5,45 h.
      • Parangalitsa Reserve
      • Tsarev Vrah Summit (2375 m.)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Aygidik, 2700 Blagoevgrad, 23 Todor Aleksandrov Str., tel.: 073 / 88-41-57, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-16, GSM: 0889 / 07-72-12, Skype: ajgidik, E-mail, Web-site
  • VADA Chalet

    Vada Chalet

    Vada Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: On the right bank of Cherni (Prav) Iskar River
    • GPS Position: 42 13 42.4N 023 21 46.6E
    • Altitude: 1464 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: One-storey old building with 36 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and kitchen available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points: Govedartsi Village (5 km. good asphalt road up to Rudaritsa area (old name Gyulechitsa) and 4 km. broken down road up to the chalet) 2,00 h. walk
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Lovna Chalet 1,15 h.
      • Pionerska Chalet 1,30 h.
      • Central Mountain School (CMS) "Malyovitsa" 2,00 h.
      • Rilski ezera Chalet (through Lovna Chalet) - 3,00 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 3,00 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet (through Lovna Chalet) 3,00 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet 3,00 h.
      • Mechit Chalet (through Ovnarsko area) - 4,45 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • VENETITSA Chalet

    Venetitsa Chalet

    Venetitsa Chalet

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Konyarnika area
    • Altitude: 1400 m.
    • Description: Two building complex (old and new one) with capacity 25 places. In the period 1994 2000 it was abandoned
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Dolna Banya Resort (Gerginitsa Chalet) 2,00 h.
      • Town of Dolna Banya 3,15 h.
      • Kostenets Resort (old name till 1992 Georgi Dimitrov) 3,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Gerginica Chalet - 1,30 h.
      • Treshtenik Summit (2020 m.) 2,45 h.
      • Gurgulitsa Chalet 4,00 h.
      • Belmeken Chalet 4,30 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Ibar Summit) 8,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Ibar, 2040 Dolna Banya, 6 Peyo Yavorov Str., tel.: 07120 / 21-82, GSM: 0882 / 52-38-83, GSM: 0888 / 10-75-47
  • GERGINITSA Chalet

    Gerginitsa Chalet

    Gerginitsa Chalet

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Dolna Banya Resort
    • Altitude: 830 m.
    • Description: Complex from solid two-storey with 50 places capacity and 7 bungalows with 21 places capacity (total 71 places available)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0888 / 10-75-47
    • Starting points:
      • The center of Dolna Banya Resort 0,15 h.
      • Town of Dolna Banya 1,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Venetitsa Chalet 2,00 h.
      • Belmeken Chalet 6,30 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Ibar Summit) 10,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Ibar, 2040 Dolna Banya, 6 Peyo Yavorov Str., tel.: 07120 / 21-82, GSM: 0882 / 52-38-83, GSM: 0888 / 10-75-47
  • GRANCHAR Chalet

    Granchar Chalet

    Granchar Chalet

    • Old names: Boris Hadzhisotirov Chalet, Granichar Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: On the Granchar Lake Shore, beneath Suha Vapa Summit
    • GPS Position: 42 07 18.2N 023 35 36.0E
    • Altitude: 2190 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Complex from solid two-storey building and bungalows with total capacity 150 places. During the winter it is mostly on self-service
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, bathroom, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0885 / 85-23-37
      • GSM: 0882 / 96-63-70
      • GSM: 0889 / 15-22-25
      • GSM: 0896 / 68-85-22
      • E-mail
      • Skype: kikiangelova
      • Web-site
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Town of Yakoruda (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line Septemvri-Dobrinishte) 5,30 h.
      • The upper lift station of Yastrebets Gondola - 6,156,45 h. (depending on the variant)
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Grancharski Waterfall (on the Grancharitsa River) below the chalet
      • Ovcharets Summit (2768 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Kovach Summit (2634 m.) 1,40 h.
      • Suha Vapa Summit (2639 m.) 2,00 h.
      • Treshtenik Chalet 2,15 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (summer variation through the Kayzerovia Pat Road) 3,00 h.
      • Musala Summit (2925 m.) 4,00 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) 5,00 h.
      • Musala Chalet (through Musala Summit) 5,30 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (winter variation through Marishki Summit) 5,00 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet (along a path crossing over Treshtenik Chalet) 6,00 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet 6,00 h.
      • Makedonia Chalet (through Kanarata Summit) 9,00 h.
    • Host Association: Managing Committee of BTA, 1040 Sofia, 75 Vasil Levski Blvd. (Sportnata Palata Building), fl. 5, tel.: 02 / 987-34-09, tel.: 02 / 9300-648, fax: 02 / 986-22-55; E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site, Facebook;

      Chalet Department: tel.: 02 / 9300-674, GSM: 0882 / 56-67-77, E-mail, E-mail1;

      Information Center: tel.: 02 / 980-12-85, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-19, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-20, GSM: 0896 / 68-83-20, fax: 02 / 987-69-41, Web-site, E-mail, E-mail1

  • GURGULITSA Chalet

    Gurgulitsa Chalet

    Gurgulitsa Chalet

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Milikini Nivi area
    • GPS Position: 42 14 00.4N 023 49 16.9E
    • Altitude: 1086 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 56 places capacity and bungalows with 24 places capacity (total 80 places available)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, bathroom, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Kostenets Resort (old name till 1992 Georgi Dimitrov) 1,00 h.
      • Kostenets Village 1,45 h. (3 km. to the resort)
      • Town of Kostenets (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Plovdiv) with public transport to Kostenets Village (7 km.) or to Kostenets Resort (10 km.)
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Leva Reka Shelter 3,00 h.
      • Pisaniyat Kamak Shelter 3,15 h.
      • The dam wall of the Belmeken Dam Lake 3,45 h.
      • Venetitsa Chalet 4,15 h.
      • Belmeken Chalet 5,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Ravni Chal, 2042 Kostents Village, 5 Ezeritsa Str., GSM: 0899 / 92-13-06
  • DOBARSKO Chalet

    Dobarsko Chalet

    Dobarsko Chalet

    • Location: South-west Rila
    • Situated: In Vadata area
    • Altitude: 1750 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 45 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0895 / 72-91-87
      • GSM: 0888 / 70-88-38
    • Starting points:
      • Dobarsko Village (by bus from town of Razlog) 2,00 h.
      • The upper lift station of Kartala Gondola
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Makedonia Chalet 2,30 h.
      • Malak Mechi Vrah Summit (2474 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Chakalitsa Chalet 4,00 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet 4,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Pirin, 2760 Razlog, 2 Bogomil Str., tel./fax: 0747 / 8-03-56, GSM: 0896 / 68-84-14, GSM: 0896 / 68-84-15, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-43, E-mail
  • ZAVRACHITSA Chalet

    Zavrachitsa Chalet

    Zavrachitsa Chalet

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Zavrachitsa area, on the left bank of Prava Reka River
    • GPS Position: 42 10 05.8N 023 38 27.1E
    • Altitude: 2173 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 80 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate and its own hydroelectric power station, tourist canteen, small shop available, no bathroom
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0889 / 71-32-45
      • GSM: 0887 / 84-12-20
      • Tel.: 0722 / 6-30-71 (for reservations)
      • Open Facebook group
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Sitnyakovski Lift 3,50 h.
      • Borovets Resort (through Sitnyakovo Palace and Chakar Voyvoda Chalet, along the Kayzerovia Road) 5,15 h.
      • Borovets Resort (through Chernata Skala, along the cascade road) 5,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Yanchov Vrah Summit (2481 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Kozi Vrah Summit (2587 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (along the Kayzerovia Pat Road, summer variation) 3,00 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (through Mancho Summit and Marishki Vrah Summit, winter variation) 5,00 h.
      • Musala Summit (2925 m.)(through Marichin Circus, summer variation) - 4,30 h.
      • Musala Summit (2925 m.)(through Mancho Summit and Marishki Vrah Summit, winter variation) - 4,30 h.
      • Alpine Sport Complex (Sport Town) "Belmeken" 5,15 h.
      • Musala Chalet (through Marichin Circus and Musala Summit, summer variation) 6,00 h.
      • Musala Chalet (through Mancho Summit, Marishki Vrah Summit and Musala Summit, winter variation) 6,00 h.
      • Belmeken Chalet 6,30 h.
      • Hristo Smirnenski Chalet 8,00 h.
      • Venetitsa Chalet (through Ibar Summit and along the Petata Ridge (old name Topuklia)) 8,00 h.
      • Yundola Chalet (in Rodopi Mountains) 10,00 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-8
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • IVAN VAZOV Chalet

    Ivan Vazov Chalet

    Ivan Vazov Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: In Golyama Mokritsa area (old name Golyamo Pazardere), at the foot of Skalitsa Summit (old name Seymenski Kamak)
    • Altitude: 2300 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 65 places capacity and bungalows with 33 places capacity (total 98 places available)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, no bathroom, tourist canteen and kitchen available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0887 / 72-77-72
      • GSM: 0888 / 59-57-71
      • GSM: 0889 / 25-89-82
      • GSM: 0898 / 75-71-15
      • E-mail
      • Web-site
      • Facebook
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Not valid
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift - 3,15 h.
      • Bistritsa Village 5,30 h.
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (along the Baucher Ridge) 6,00 h.
      • Central Mountain School (CMS) "Malyovitsa" 6,00 h.
      • Town of Sapareva Banya (through Kabul Summit and Otovishki Summit) 7,30 h. (for experienced tourists ONLY)
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Chernoto Lake (old name: Karagyol) 1,00 h.
      • Otovishki Summit (2697 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Skalitsa Summit (2666 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Vazov Vrah Summit (old name: Damga, 2669 m.) 1,15 h.
      • Varla Summit (2593 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Golyam Kalin Summit (2667 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 2,30 h.
      • Golyam Polich (2615 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Gradinskite Lakes 2,30 h.
      • Rislki Ezera Chalet (through Babreka Lake) 3,00 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet (through Babreka Lake) 3,45 h.
      • Otovitsa Chalet (through the ridge between Otovishki and Skalitsa Summits) - 4,30 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) 5,30 h.
    • Host Association: "Ivo-95" Ltd. - Sofia
  • LOVNA Chalet

    Lovna Chalet

    Lovna Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: In Parlyako area, on the left bank of the Dzherman River
    • GPS Position: 42 13 44.2N 023 20 20.1E
    • Altitude: 1662 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: One-storey old building with mansard and capacity 50 places and one solid long bungalow with 15 places capacity (total 65 places available)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied outside the buildings, wired from its own hydroelectric power station (which usually doesnt work), tourist canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0888 / 05-91-72
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Govedartsi Village (through Vada Chalet) 3,15 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
      • Town of Sapareva Banya 4,00 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
      • Klisura Village (segment of the European Rout E-4) 4,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Pionerska Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Vada Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Riski Ezera Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Natural phenomenon Obeseniyat Kamak (through Barzanska Polyana area) 1,45 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) 4,00 h.
      • Ivan Vazov Chalet (through Sedemte Ezera Chalet) 4,15 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Panichishte, 2650 Sapareva Banya, 6 Germaneya Str., GSM: 0888 / 01-32-98, GSM: 0896 / 68-84-45
  • MAKEDONIA Chalet

    Makedonia Chalet

    Makedonia Chalet

    • Old names: Aygidik Chalet, Stanoya Krekmanski Chalet
    • Location: South-west Rila
    • Situated: In Mechi Prohod Saddle (Byalata Prast), between Golyam and Malak Mechi Vrah Summit
    • Altitude: 2166 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 40 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station (since 2009) as well as by aggregate, locally heated, bathroom. The chalet has a tourist canteen with fireplace and a tourist kitchen as well as small shop
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Dobarsko Village (by bus from town of Razlog, through Dobarsko Chalet) 4,30 h.
      • The upper lift station of Kartala Gondola
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (along the Iliyna and Radovichka River) 6,00 h.
      • Bachevo Village 6,30 h.
      • Predela Saddle 7,00 h.
      • Town of Blagoevgrad (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Kulata) 38 km.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • German Summit (2484 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Malak Mechi Vrah Summit (2474 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Golyam Mechi Vrah Summit (2618 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Kukov Vrah Summit (2411 m.) 2,00 h.
      • Dobarsko Chalet 2,30 h.
      • Parangalitsa Reserve 2,30 h.
      • Bodrost Chalet 2,30 h. (12 km.)
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Dinkov Dol) 3,00 h.
      • Chakalitsa Chalet 3,30 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet 6,00 h.
      • Eleshnitsa Tourist Dormitory (through Tsarev Summit, 2375 ) - 6,00
      • Predel Chalet (in Pirin Mountain) 7,00 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (through Kanarata Summit, 2691 m.) 9,00 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Aygidik, 2700 Blagoevgrad, 23 Todor Aleksandrov Str., tel.: 073 / 88 41 57, GSM: 0882 / 96 64 16, GSM: 0889 / 07 72 12, Skype: ajgidik, E-mail, Web-site
  • MALYOVITSA Chalet

    Malyovitsa Chalet

    Malyovitsa Chalet (old - left and new one)

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: On the left bank of the Malyovitsa River
    • GPS Position: 42 11 19.9N 023 22 27.5E
    • Altitude: 1989 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Complex of two buildings (old and new one) and bungalows with total places available 125
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, tourist canteen, restaurant and small shop also available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0885 / 67-12-05
      • GSM: 0878 / 47-14-39
      • GSM: 0899 / 00-43-10
      • GSM: 0888 / 14-79-11
      • E-mail
    • Starting points:
      • Central Mountain School (CMS) "Malyovitsa" 1,00 h.
      • Govedartsi Village (along the asphalt road, 16 km.) 5,00 h.
      • Govedartsi Village (through Ovnarsko area) 5,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Malyovishki Lakes (through the Ovcharski Ulei) 1,15 h.
      • BAK Shelter 1,30 h.
      • Ushite Summit (2547 m.) 1,45 h.
      • Strashnoto Ezero Shelter 2,00 h.
      • Vada Chalet 2,30 h.
      • Eleni Vrah Summit (2654 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Malyovitsa Summit (2729 m.) 3,00 h.
      • Kobilino Branishte Shelter 4,00 h.
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (through Malyovitsa Summit) 5,30 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet (through Vazov Vrah Summit, 2669 m.) 6,00 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet (through Ushite Summit and Urdinia Circus)(for experienced tourists ONLY!) 6,00 h.
      • Ivan Vazov Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) 6,00 h.
      • Mechit Chalet (through Strashnoto Lake Shelter) 8,00 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet (through Strashnoto Lake Shelter and Kobilino Branishte Shelter) 8,30 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Managing Committee of BTA, 1040 Sofia, 75 Vasil Levski Blvd. (Sportnata Palata Building), fl. 5, tel.: 02 / 987-34-09, tel.: 02 / 9300-648, fax: 02 / 986-22-55; E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site, Facebook;

      Chalet Department: tel.: 02 / 9300-674, GSM: 0882 / 56-67-77, E-mail, E-mail1;

      Information Center: tel.: 02 / 980-12-85, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-19, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-20, GSM: 0896 / 68-83-20, fax: 02 / 987-69-41, Web-site, E-mail, E-mail1

  • MARITSA Chalet

    Maritsa Chalet

    Maritsa Chalet

    • Old name: Kota 1900 Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: Near the waterfall on the Lyava and Prava Maritsa River
    • GPS Position: 42 11 25.0N 023 38 27.3E
    • Altitude: 1801 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 49 places capacity (built for the needs of the builders who made the cascade Belmeken-Sestrimo and it became a chalet in 1982)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Not valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0887 / 17-05-85
      • GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Sitnyakovski Lift 2,50 h.
      • Borovets Resort (through Sitnyakovo Palace and Chakar Voyvoda Chalet, along the Kayzerovia Pat Road) 4,15 h.
      • Borovets Resort (through Chernata Skala, along the cascade road) 4,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Musala Summit (2925 m.) (through Marichinia Circus) 4,00 h.
      • Musala Chalet (through Marichnia Circus and Musala Summit) 5,30 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-8
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • MECHIT Chalet

    • Unpopular: Medarnika Chalet
    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: In Govedarnika area (a meadow situated at the foot of Malak Mechit Summit)
    • Altitude: 1740 m.
    • Description: Complex from two buildings (old and new one) with total capacity 92 places
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0886 / 22-55-76
      • GSM: 0896 / 76-61-67
      • GSM: 0888 / 12-32-36
    • Starting points: Govedartsi Village 2,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Budachki Kamak Summit (2447 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Malak Mechit Summit (2535 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Ovnasrko area 2,30 h.
      • Golyam Mechit Summit (2568 m.) 3,00 h.
      • Central Mountain School "Malyovitsa" (through Ovnasrko area) 4,00 h.
      • Kobilino Branishte Shelter 4,00 h.
      • Vada Chalet (through Ovnasrko area) 4,45 h.
      • Strashnoto Ezero Shelter (through Lopushki Summit, 2698 m.) 5,30 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Strashnoto Ezero Shelter) 7,00 h.
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter and Suhoto Lake) 7,00 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter) 8,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • MUSALA Chalet

    • Old names: Stalin Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: On the seventh Musalensko Lake Shore
    • Altitude: 2389 m. (the highest chalet in the Bulgarian mountains)
    • Description: Musala Chalet was built in 1924-1925 and it is the second oldest chalet in Bulgaria after Skakavitsa Chalet. At present the building is preserved - it is wooden one-storey building with mansard (Dwarf pine Chalet):

    Musala Chalet - Dwarf pine Chalet

    Musala Chalet - Dwarf pine Chalet

    In 1930 a nice stone two-storey building was finished (later hosted by the Trade-unions), but in the summer of 1988 it burnt down:

    Musala Chalet (the old one)

    Musala Chalet (the old one)

    In 1966 the Bulgarian Tourist Association (BTA) built a plain wooden two-storey building with 68 places capacity, which partially reconstructed and operates today:

    BTA's Musala Chalet

    BTA's Musala Chalet

    In 1986 the construction of new big chalet was started but it is not finished yet due to lack of funds:

    Musala Chalet (the new one)

    Musala Chalet (the new one)

    • Facilities: Water-supplied outside the building, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist canteen and small shop available, no bathroom. During the winter to scoop up water a hole in the lake has to be pierced or snow has to be melted
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Yastrebets Gondola 1,00 h. along the cart-track way, built in connection with the construction of the new chalet. In the winter this variation is dangerous because of avalanches and you have to descend in the valley of Musalenska Bisrtitsa River and to trace the pillar marking
      • Borovets Resort (along the valley of Musalenska Bistritsa River) 4,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Paletsa Summit (2603 m.) 1,00 h.
      • Everest Shelter and Ledenoto Ezero Shelter 1,15 h.
      • Studeni Vrah Summit (through Svinksa natural phenomenon)(2784 m.) 1,20 h.
      • Deno Summit (2790 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Groba Summit (2532 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Tamnoto Lake (through Svinksa natural phenomenon) -1,45 h.
      • Musala Summit (2925 h.) 1,45 h.
      • Shatar Summit (2495 m.) 1,45 h.
      • Aleko Summit (2713 m.) 2,00 h.
      • Chakar Voyvoda Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) 2,30 h.
      • Maritsa Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) 3,30 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) 4,30 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (through Musala Summit and Dolni Kuki Saddle) 5,15 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Musala Summit and Marishki Vrah Summit, winter variation) - 5,45
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Musala Summit and Marichin Circus, summer variation) - 5,45
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Musala Summit, Dolni and Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) 9,15 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet (through Musala Summit, Dolni and Gorni Kuki Saddle) 10,15 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-8
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • OTOVITSA Chalet

    Otovitsa Chalet

    Otovitsa Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: Charkovete area, on the right bank of the Otovitsa River
    • Altitude: 1420 m.
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 44 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points: Samoranovo Village 3,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Ivan Vazov Chalet (through the saddle between Otovishki and Skalitsa Summits) 5,00 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet (through the Okoto Lake) 5,00 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet (through Kabul Summit) 5,00 h.
    • Host Association: Coal-mines Bobov dol PLC, tel:. 0702 / 22 10
  • PIONERSKA Chalet

    Pionerska Chalet

    Pionerska Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: Golyamoto Selishte area
    • GPS Position: 42 14 37.3N 023 19 24.0E
    • Altitude: 1509 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Weather Conditions in Lower lift station of Rilski Ezera Lift
    • Description: Complex from solid three-storey building with 84 places capacity and solid one-storey building with 24 places (total 108 places available)
    • Object for Social tourism of National importance: The Law on Physical Education and Sports, Art. 47a, para 3, Annex # 2, State Gazette, # 50 of 2008
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0878 / 12-56-55
      • GSM: 0878 / 12-56-54
      • E-mail
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Panichishte Resort 1,00 h. (4,6 km. along asphalt road)
      • Town of Sapareva Banya 3,00 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
      • Town of Sapareva Banya 14,6 km. along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • The lower lift station of Rilski ezera Lift - 0,6 km. along asphalt road
      • Lovna Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Obeseniyat Kamak natural phenomenon 1,30 h.
      • Vada Chalet 1,30 h.
      • Rilski Ezera Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 2,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Panichishte, 2650 Sapareva Banya, 6 Germaneya Str., GSM: 0888 / 01-32-98, GSM: 0896 / 68-84-45, E-mail
  • RIBNI EZERA Chalet

    Ribni Ezera Chalet

    Ribni Ezera Chalet

    • Old names: St. Ivan Rilski Chalet
    • Location: Middle Rila
    • Situated: In the Ribni Lakes Circus, between Gornoto and Dolnoto Ribno Lake
    • Altitude: 2230 m.
    • Description: Complex of solid two-storey building with 60 places capacity and wooden bungalows (total 120 places available). In the winter it is mostly on self-service
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own powerful hydroelectric power station as well as by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen, small shop and bathroom available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Not valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • No access for GSM
      • For reservations:
        • GSM: 0887 / 93-93-16
        • GSM: 0899 / 10-32-75
        • GSM: 0898 / 71-82-05
    • Starting points:
      • Tiha Rila area - 1,00 h.
      • Partizanska Polyana area (Kirilova Polyana area) - 3,15 h.
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (through Partizanska Polyana area (Kirilova Polyana area) and Tiha Rila area) 5,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • The Smradlivoto Lake (the biggest alpine lake on the Balkans, 240 dka) 0,45 h.
      • Yosifitsa Summit (2697 m.) 1,15 h.
      • Mramorets Summit (old name: Mermera, 2602 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Skalets Summit (old name: Redzhepitsa, 2678 m.) 2,00 h.
      • Kanarata Summit (2691 m.) 2,00 h.
      • Marinkovitsa Summit (2591 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Rilets Summit (2713 h.) (through the Smradlivoto Lake)(for experienced tourists ONLY) 2,30 h.
      • Vodni Vrah Summit (2683 m.) 3,15 h.
      • Venetsa Summit (2600 m.) (along the Marinkovitsa River Valley) - 3,30 h.
      • Draganitsa Summit (2642 m.)(through Vazela Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY) - 3,30 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Chernopolyanskia Circus) - 4,00 h.
      • Kobilino Branishte Shelter 4,30 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) - 5,00 h.
      • Shishkovitsa Summit (2669 m.) (through Vazela Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY) 5,30 h.
      • Golyam Skakavets Summit (2705 m.)(through Vazela Summit and Draganitsa Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY) - 6,00 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (through Gorni and Dolni Kuki Saddle) 6,00 h.
      • Makedonia Chalet 6,00 h.
      • Strashnoto Lake Shelter (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter) 6,30 h.
      • Mechit Chalet (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter) 8,00 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter and Strashnoto Lake Shelter) 8,30 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: "Profilaktika, rehabilitatsiya i otdih" PLC, Sofia, 1797, Izgrev ward, 20 Lachezar Stanchev Str. (former - 11 "172" Str.), tel.: 02 / 970-79-21, tel.: 02 / 970-79-30, E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site
  • RILSKI EZERA Chalet

    Rilski Ezera Chalet

    Rilski Ezera Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: In Kamennoto Moste area, on the Suhia Ridge
    • Altitude: 2110 m.
    • Description: Solid five-storey building with 135 places capacity, half of its rooms are with bathrooms and WCs
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, shared bathroom available (bathrooms and WCs in half of the rooms), tourist canteen, restaurant and small shop available too
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0886 / 50-94-09 (for reservations)
      • GSM: 0885 / 51-05-09 (chalet)
      • GSM: 0886 / 50-24-02
      • E-mail
      • Web-site
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift - about 150 m.
      • Panichishte Resort 3,00 h.
      • Town of Sapareva Banya 5,00 h.
      • Klisura Village 6,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 0,45 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Lovna Chalet 1,30 h.
      • Pionerska Chalet 1,30 h.
      • Vada Chalet 2,30 h.
      • Ivan Vazov Chalet 3,15 h.
      • Central Mountain School "Malyovitsa" (through Vada Chalet) 4,30 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) 5,30 h.
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski 6,15 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) 6,30 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Rila Sport Hotels Ltd., Sofia, 23 Tvardishki Prohod Str., tel.: 02 / 808 15 55, fax: 02 / 808 15 60, E-mail, Web-site

    Current Weather Conditions in Rilski Ezera Chalet

  • SEDEMTE EZERA Chalet

    Sedemte Ezera Chalet

    Sedemte Ezera Chalet

    • Other spelling: 7-te Ezera Chalet
    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: On the Sixth (Ribnoto) Lakes Shore
    • Altitude: 2196 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with mansard with 92 places capacity
    • Object for Social tourism of National importance: The Law on Physical Education and Sports, Art. 47a, para 3, Annex # 2, State Gazette, # 50 of 2008
    • Facilities: Not water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station and aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen, small shop available, no bathroom
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0882 / 50-60-60
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift - 0,45 h.
      • Govedartsi Village (through Vada Chalet) 5,00 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
      • Town of Sapareva Banya 5,45 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
      • Klisura Village 6,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Hayduta Summit (old name: Haramiyata, 2465 m.) 0,45 h.
      • Rilski Ezera Chalet 0,45 h.
      • Lovna Chalet 1,30 h.
      • Ezerniyat Vrah Summit (from its top all the seven Rila Lakes can be seen) 1,30 h.
      • Skakavitsa Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Pionerska Chalet 2,00 h.
      • Vazov Vrah Summit (old name: Damga, 2669 m.) 2,00 h.
      • Kabul Summit (2531 m.) (through the Okoto Lake) 2,15 h.
      • Vada Chalet 2,15 h.
      • Ivan Vazov Chalet 2,30 h.
      • Otovishki Vrah Summit (2697 m.) (through the Okoto Lake) 2,30 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) 5,15 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) 6,00 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Urdinia Circus and Ushite Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY!) 6,00 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • SEMKOVO Chalet

    Semkovo Chalet

    Semkovo Chalet

    • Location: South-west Rila
    • Situated: In Gyolovete area
    • Altitude: 1750 m.
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 55 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated (first and second floor) and gas stoves (third floor), bathroom, tourist canteen, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0898 / 59-45-38
    • Starting points:
      • Town of Belitsa 17 km. along road, of which 15 km. - asphalt road and 2 km. - cart-road
      • Town of Belitsa 4,30 h. on the road and shortcuts
      • Belitsa Railway Station (on the narrow-gauge line SeptemvriDobrinishte) 5,30 h. (4 km. to town of Belitsa)
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • The Suhoto Lake 1,30 h.
      • The Skalishkite (old name Redzhepskite) Lakes 2,30 h.
      • The Vapskite Lakes 3,00 h.
      • Makedonia Chalet (along Dinkov glen) 3,15 h.
      • Treshtenik Chalet 3,30 h.
      • Dobarsko Chalet 4,30 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet (through Chernopolyanskia Circus) - 4,30 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (along the Stankova River and through Gorni Kuki Saddle) 5,00 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet (along the Stankova River and through Gorni Kuki Saddle) 5,30 h.
      • Granchar Chalet (the path winds above Treshtenik Chalet) 6,00 h.
    • Host Association: Managing Committee of BTA, 1040 Sofia, 75 Vasil Levski Blvd. (Sportnata Palata Building), fl. 5, tel.: 02 / 987-34-09, tel.: 02 / 9300-648, fax: 02 / 986-22-55; E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site, Facebook;

      Chalet Department: tel.: 02 / 9300-674, GSM: 0882 / 56-67-77, E-mail, E-mail1;

      Information Center: tel.: 02 / 980-12-85, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-19, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-20, GSM: 0896 / 68-83-20, fax: 02 / 987-69-41, Web-site, E-mail, E-mail1

  • SKAKAVITSA Chalet

    • Location: North-west Rila
    • Situated: On the East Slope of Kabul Summit, on the left bank of the Skakavitsa River
    • Altitude: 1876 m.
    • Description: Complex of two buildings:
      • Solid three-storey building, built in 1960 on the place of the burnt down first tourist chalet in Bulgaria (inaugurated on August 2, 1922) with 89 places capacity. From 2007 to 2011 the building was rented by the company Rila Sport Hotels Ltd.

      Skakavitsa Chalet

      Skakavitsa Chalet

      • Two-storey building (Malka Skakavitsa Chalet) with 21 places capacity

      Malka Skakavitsa Chalet

      Malka Skakavitsa Chalet

    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, tourist kitchen, canteen and small shop available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0882 / 96-63-96
      • GSM: 0878 / 70-65-31
      • GSM: 0895 / 56-82-53
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift - 1,00 h.
      • Zeleni Preslap Area - 1,00 h.
      • Panichishte Resort 2,00 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
      • Town of Sapareva Banya 4,00 h. along asphalt road and short cuts
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • The Skakavishki Waterfall (the highest in Rila Mountain 50 m.) 0,30 h.
      • Rilski Ezera Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Pionerska Chalet 1,30 h.
      • Kabul Summit (2531 m.) 1,30 h.
      • Babreka Lake (along the Suhia Ridge) - 1,45 h.
      • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Lovna Chalet 1,45 h.
      • Ezerniat Vrah Summit (from its top all the seven Rila Lakes can be seen) (along the Suhia Ridge) 2,30 h.
      • Salzata Lake - 2,30 h.
      • Otovishki Vrah Summit (2697 m.) 2,30 h.
      • Vada Chalet 2,45 h.
      • Ivan Vazov Chalet (through Babreka Lake) 4,00 h.
      • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) 5,45 h.
      • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski 7,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilsi Ezera, 2600 Dupnitsa, 1 Kokiche Str., P.O. Box 26, tel.: 0701 / 5-05-13, GSM: 0988 / 81-89-31, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-96, E-mail
  • TRESHTENIK Chalet (the new one)

    Treshtenik Chalet (the new one)

    Treshtenik Chalet (the new one)

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Treshtenik area
    • Altitude: 1764 m.
    • Description: Solid four-storey building with 77 places capacity (at present it functions as a hotel **)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, bathroom, restaurant, coffee-bar, Internet, cable TV available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0887 / 52-32-42
      • GSM: 0886 / 79-96-00
      • Web-site
    • Starting points: Town of Yakoruda (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line SeptemvriDobrinishte) 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Granchar Chalet 2,30 h.
      • The Yakorudskite Lakes 3,00 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet 3,30 h.
    • Host Association: Managing Committee of BTA, 1040 Sofia, 75 Vasil Levski Blvd. (Sportnata Palata Building), fl. 5, tel.: 02 / 987-34-09, tel.: 02 / 9300-648, fax: 02 / 986-22-55; E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site, Facebook;

      Chalet Department: tel.: 02 / 9300-674, GSM: 0882 / 56-67-77, E-mail, E-mail1;

      Information Center: tel.: 02 / 980-12-85, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-19, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-20, GSM: 0896 / 68-83-20, fax: 02 / 987-69-41, Web-site, E-mail, E-mail1

  • TRESHTENIK Chalet (the old one)

    Treshtenik Chalet (the old one)

    Treshtenik Chalet (the old one)

    • Old name: Atanas Yanchev Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Treshtenik area
    • Altitude: 1764 m.
    • Description: Two-storey building, situated next to the new chalet with 50 places capacity. At present an extension is built
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen, canteen and small shop available
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 07442 / 25-31
      • GSM: 0889 / 37-15-08
    • Starting points: Town of Yakoruda (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line SeptemvriDobrinishte) 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Granchar Chalet 2,30 h.
      • The Yakorudskite Lakes 3,00 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet 3,30 h.
    • Host Association: Private Chalet
  • HRISTO SMIRNENSKI Chalet

    Hristo Smirnenski Chalet

    Hristo Smirnenski Chalet

    • Old name: Kurtovo Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Valcha Polyana area (old name: Kurtovo)
    • Altitude: 1860 m.
    • Description: Complex of solid three-storey building with mansard with 83 places capacity and 2 luxury bungalows - one with 6 rooms with 2 beds and one with 2 bedrooms, living room and kitchen
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, Digital TV, restaurant with fireplace, coffee bar, lecture hall with 40 seats, sauna. Twenty rooms have 2 or 3 beds, own bathrooms and cable TV, and 5 rooms with 4 beds and bathroom floor. The chalet has a ski slope (400 m) and ski wardrobe
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0877 / 05-55-85
      • GSM: 0879 / 05-50-02
      • For reservations "Selena-Tur" Ltd. (1000 Sofia, 108 G.S. Rakovski Str. (NTS Building), fl. 5, office 513, tel.: 02 / 986-11-28, tel.: 02 / 986-12-37, GSM: 0879 / 05-51-56, GSM: 0879 / 05-50-02, E-mail, Web-site)
    • Starting points:
      • Yundola Resort (Yundola Chalet) 2,30 h.
      • St. Petka Railway Station (on the narrow-gauge line SeptemvriDobrinishte) 4,00 h.
      • Town of Velingrad (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line SeptemvriDobrinishte) - 29 km. along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Alpine Sport Complex (Sport Town) "Belmeken" 2,30 h.
      • Balabanitsa Summit (2157 m.) 3,00 h.
      • Slavov Vrah Summit (2306 m.) 3,15 h.
      • Belmeken Chalet 4,30 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet 8,00 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-8
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Yundola 1919", 4600 Velingrad, 9 "8-mi Mart" Str., tel.: 0359 / 5-37-64, GSM: 0887 / 91-98-06, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-32, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-33
  • CHAKALITSA Chalet

    • Location: South-west Rila
    • Situated: In Chakalitsa area
    • Altitude: 1850 m.
    • Description: Solid three-storey building, not entirely finished. At present the capacity is 30 places
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0889 / 07-72-29
      • GSM: 0884 / 03-34-23
      • GSM: 0882 / 72-31-60
      • E-mail
      • Web-site
    • Starting points:
      • Dolno Osenovo Village 5,00 h.
      • Predel Saddle (Predel Chalet in Pirin Mountain) 6,30 h.
      • The upper lift station of Kartala Gondola
      • Bistritsa Village 9 km. to the Forest Station Slavova, and from there 2,00 h. along the Slavova River
      • Town of Blagoevgrad 19 km. to Forest Station Slavova, and from there 2,00 h. along the Slavova River
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Chakalitsa Summit (2298 m.) 2,15 h.
      • Skachkovets Summit (2351 h.) 2,30 h.
      • Makedonia Chalet 4,00 h.
      • Dobarsko Chalet 4,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Aygidik, 2700 Blagoevgrad, 23 Todor Aleksandrov Str., tel.: 073 / 88-41-57, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-16, GSM: 0889 / 07-72-12, Skype: ajgidik, E-mail, Web-site
  • CHAKAR VOYVODA Chalet

    Chakar Voyvoda Chalet

    Chakar Voyvoda Chalet

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: Along the road from Borovets Resort to Saragyol Shooting Lodge, near Zhaltoezernata (old name: Saragyolskata) Meadow
    • GPS Position: 42 13 48.1N 023 37 44.9E
    • Altitude: 1932 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 50 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and small shop available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0896 / 71-59-26
      • GSM: 0896 / 71-59-24
      • GSM: 0897 / 40-04-52
      • Tel.: 07129 / 22-24 (for reservations - Raduil Village, Samokov Municipality)
      • E-mail
      • Open Facebook group
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Sitnyakovski Lift 0,50 h.
      • Borovets Resort 2,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Saragyol Shooting Lodge (not opened for tourists!) 0,25 h.
      • The Zhaltite (old name: Saragyolskite) Lakes
      • Pencho Kubadinskis Shelter 1,00 h.
      • Maritsa Chalet 2,00 h.
      • Musala Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) 2,30 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Maritsa Chalet) 3,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • SHUMNATITSA Chalet

    Shumnatitsa Chalet

    Shumnatitsa Chalet

    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Shumnatitsa area, the east part of Borovets Resort
    • GPS Position: 42 17 14.7N 023 38 02.1E
    • Altitude: 1338 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Complex of two buildings one solid two-storey and one solid one-storey with total capacity 50 places in 5 rooms with 4 beds, 3 rooms with 8 beds and 1 bedroom apartment for 6 people
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, tourist kitchen and canteen available. Each room has wood siding, floor heating, private bathroom, hot water and TV
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points: Borovets Resort 1,00 h., (3 km. along the asphalt road to town of Kostenets and after Resort Village Malina the path separates on the left side 2 km.)
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Chernata Skala natural phenomenon 1,30 h.
      • Chakar Voyvoda Chalet (through Borovets Resort) 3,30 h.
      • Maritsa Chalet 4,00 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet 5,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
  • YASTREBETS Chalet

    Yastrebets Chalet

    Yastrebets Chalet

    • Other name: Kamennata Hizha Chalet (Stone Chalet)
    • Old name: Markudzhika Chalet
    • Location: East Rila
    • Situated: In Aramiyski Kladenets area, at the foot of Yastrebets Summit (2369 m.), near the upper lift station of Yastrebets Gondola
    • Altitude: 2350 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 25 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
    • Web cam
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Yastrebets Gondola - about 100 m.
      • Borovets Resort - 3,30 h. on foot along overgrown with dwarf pine path!
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Musala Chalet - 1,00 h. along the cart path, built for the need of constructing the new chalet. During the winter this variation is dangerous because of avalanches and you have to descend in the Musalenska Bistritsa Valley with pillar marks!
      • Everest Shelter and Ledenoto Ezero Shelter (through Musala Chalet) 2,15 h.
      • Musala Summit (through Musala Chalet and Everest Shelter) 2,45 h.
      • Musala Summit (along Markudzhik Ridge and through Aleko and Bezimenen Summits) 3,15 h. (for experienced hikers only and only in the summer!)
      • Granchar Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit and Dolni Kuki Saddle) - 6,15 h.
      • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit and Marishki Summit) - 6,45 h.
      • Semkovo Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit, Dolni Kuki Saddle, Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) - 10,15 h.
      • Ribni Ezera Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit, Dolni Kuki Saddle and Gorni Kuki Saddle) - 11,15
    • Host Association: Tourist Association Rilski Turist, 2000 Samokov, 2 Iskar Blvd. (near to Billa Shop), GSM: 0896 / 71-59-29, GSM: 0896 / 71-51-99, E-mail, E-mail1
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