MOUNTAIN CHALETS AND SHELTERS

 

RILA Mountain

 

bulletBELMEKEN Chalet

Belmeken Chalet (2009)

Belmeken Chalet (2009)

Belmeken Chalet (2005)

Belmeken Chalet (2005)
bulletOld names: Konstantin Panayodov Chalet, Vasil Kolarov Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: On the Ravnivrashkoto Lake Shore
bullet GPS Position: 42o 11' 33.7"N  023o 44' 57.1"E
bulletAltitude: 2225 m.
bulletDescription: Solid three-storey building with 40 places capacity. Burnt down in July 1997. Restored on 2007, June 13.
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
bullet Bulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0899 / 05-90-05
bulletGSM: 0897 / 92-54-21
bullet E-mail
bullet facebook
bulletStarting points:
bulletKostenets Resort (old name till 1992 – Georgi Dimitrov) – 5,00 h.
bulletKostenets Village – 5,45 h. (3 km. to the Resort)
bulletTown of Kostenets (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Plovdiv) – with public transport to Kostenets Village (7 km.) or to Kostenets Resort (10 km.)
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletBelmeken Summit (2627 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletRavni Vrah (old name: Ravni Chal, 2637 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletKanton Krayna Shelter - 1,50 h.
bulletLeva reka Shelter - 2,50 h.
bulletHristo Smirnenski Chalet – 4,00 h.
bulletVenetitsa Chalet – 4,15 h.
bulletGurgulitsa Chalet - 5,00 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet – 6,30 h.
bulletVariation in bad weather: Sleeping in Leva Reka Shelter
bulletHost Association: Tourist Association Ravni Chal, 2042 Kostents Village, 5 Ezeritsa Str., GSM: 0899 / 92-13-06

bulletBODROST Chalet
bulletLocation: South-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Bodrost Resort
bulletAltitude: Approximately 1300 m.
bulletDescription: Solid building with 45 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and kitchen available
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0889 / 07-73-22
bullet Web-site
bulletStarting points:
bulletBistritsa Village – 18 km. (the village is situated 10 km. away from town of Blagoevgrad)
bulletTown of Blagoevgrad (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Kulata) – 28 km.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletMakedonia Chalet – 2,45 h. (11 km.)
bulletDobarsko Chalet (through Makedonia Chalet) – 5,30 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Makedonia Chalet and across Dinkov Dol) – 5,45 h.
bulletParangalitsa Reserve
bulletTsarev Vrah Summit (2375 m.)
bulletHost 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
bulletVADA Chalet

Vada Chalet

Vada Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: On the right bank of Cherni (Prav) Iskar River
bullet GPS Position: 42o 13' 42.4"N  023o 21' 46.6"E
bulletAltitude: 1465 m.
bulletDescription: One-storey old building with 36 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and kitchen available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0876 / 73-05-80
bulletGSM: 0886 / 40-69-88
bulletStarting 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
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletLovna Chalet – 1,15 h.
bulletPionerska Chalet – 1,30 h.
bulletCentral Mountain School (CMS) "Malyovitsa" – 2,00 h.
bulletRilski ezera Chalet (through Lovna Chalet) - 3,00 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet – 3,00 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet (through Lovna Chalet) – 3,00 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet – 3,00 h.
bulletMechit Chalet (through Ovnarsko area) - 4,45 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bulletHost 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

bulletVENETITSA Chalet

Venetitsa Chalet

Venetitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Konyarnika area
bulletAltitude: 1400 m.
bulletDescription: Two building complex (old and new one) with capacity 25 places. In the period 1994 – 2000 it was abandoned
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
bullet Bulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0878 / 35-67-66
bulletTel: 07120 / 34-05
bullet Web-site
bullet facebook
bulletStarting points:
bulletDolna Banya Resort (Gerginitsa Chalet) – 2,00 h.
bulletTown of Dolna Banya – 3,15 h.
bulletKostenets Resort (old name till 1992 – Georgi Dimitrov) – 3,30 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletGerginica Chalet - 1,30 h.
bulletTreshtenik Summit (2020 m.) – 2,45 h.
bulletGurgulitsa Chalet – 4,00 h.
bulletBelmeken Chalet – 4,30 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through Ibar Summit) – 8,30 h.
bulletHost 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

bullet GERGINITSA Chalet

Gerginitsa Chalet

Gerginitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Dolna Banya Resort
bulletAltitude: 830 m.
bulletDescription: Complex from solid two-storey with 50 places capacity and 7 huts with 21 places capacity (total 71 places available)
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist kitchen and canteen available
bullet Bulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0888 / 10-75-47
bulletStarting points:
bulletThe center of Dolna Banya Resort – 0,15 h.
bulletTown of Dolna Banya – 1,15 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletVenetitsa Chalet – 2,00 h.
bulletBelmeken Chalet – 6,30 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through Ibar Summit) – 10,30 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletGRANCHAR Chalet

Granchar Chalet

Granchar Chalet
bulletOld names: Boris Hadzhisotirov Chalet, Granichar Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: On the Granchar Lake Shore, beneath Suha Vapa Summit
bulletAltitude: 2110 m.
bulletDescription: Complex from solid two-storey building and huts with total capacity 150 places. During the winter it is mostly on self-service
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, bathroom, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0885 / 85-23-37
bulletGSM: 0882 / 96-63-70
bulletGSM: 0889 / 15-22-25
bulletGSM: 0896 / 68-85-22
bulletTel./fax: 02 / 983-40-31
bullet E-mail
bulletSkype: kikiangelova
bullet Web-site
bullet facebook
bulletStarting points: Town of Yakoruda (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line Septemvri-Dobrinishte) – 5,30 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletGrancharski Waterfall (on the Grancharitsa River) – below the chalet
bulletOvcharets Summit (2768 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletKovach Summit (2634 m.) – 1,40 h.
bulletSuha Vapa Summit (2639 m.) – 2,00 h.
bulletTreshtenik Chalet – 2,15 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (summer variation through the Kayzerovia Pat Road) – 3,00 h.
bulletMusala Summit (2925 m.) – 4,00 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) – 5,00 h.
bulletMusala Chalet (through Musala Summit) – 5,30 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (winter variation through Marishki Summit) – 5,00 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet (along a path crossing over Treshtenik Chalet) – 6,00 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet – 6,00 h.
bulletMakedonia Chalet (through Kanarata Summit) – 9,00 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletGURGULITSA Chalet

Gurgulitsa Chalet

Gurgulitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Milikini Nivi area
bullet GPS Position: 42o 14' 00.4"N  023o 49' 16.1"E
bulletAltitude: 1110 m.
bulletDescription: Solid three-storey building with 56 places capacity and huts with 24 places capacity (total 80 places available)
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, bathroom, restaurant available
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0887 / 16-31-59
bulletGSM: 0888 / 84-11-77
bulletStarting points:
bulletKostenets Resort (old name till 1992 – Georgi Dimitrov) – 1,00 h.
bulletKostenets Village – 1,45 h. (3 km. to the resort)
bulletTown of Kostenets (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Plovdiv) – with public transport to Kostenets Village (7 km.) or to Kostenets Resort (10 km.)
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletLeva Reka Shelter – 3,00 h.
bulletPisaniyat Kamak Shelter – 3,15 h.
bulletThe dam wall of the Belmeken Dam Lake – 3,45 h.
bulletVenetitsa Chalet – 4,15 h.
bulletBelmeken Chalet – 5,30 h.
bulletHost Association: Tourist Association Ravni Chal, 2042 Kostents Village, 5 Ezeritsa Str., GSM: 0899 / 92-13-06

bulletDOBARSKO Chalet

Dobarsko Chalet

Dobarsko Chalet
bulletLocation: South-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Vadata area
bulletAltitude: 1750 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with 45 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0888 / 70-88-38
bulletStarting points: Dobarsko Village (by bus from town of Razlog) – 2,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletMakedonia Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletMalak Mechi Vrah Summit (2474 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletChakalitsa Chalet – 4,00 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet – 4,30 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletZAVRACHITSA Chalet

Zavrachitsa Chalet

Zavrachitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Zavrachitsa area, on the left bank of Prava Reka River
bullet GPS Position: 42o 10' 05.8"N  023o 38' 27.1"E
bulletAltitude: 2180 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with 80 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate and its own hydroelectric power station, tourist canteen, small shop available, no bathroom
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0889 / 71-32-45
bulletGSM: 0887 / 84-12-20
bulletTel.: 0722 / 6-30-71 (for reservations)
bullet Web-site
bullet facebook (Zavrachitsa Chalet FAN CLUB)
bulletStarting points:
bulletBorovets Resort (through Sitnyakovo Palace and Chakar Voyvoda Chalet, along the Kayzerovia Road) – 5,15 h.
bulletBorovets Resort (through Chernata Skala, along the cascade road) – 5,15 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletYanchov Vrah Summit (2481 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletMaritsa Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletKozi Vrah Summit (2587 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (along the Kayzerovia Pat Road, summer variation) – 3,00 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (through Mancho Summit and Marishki Vrah Summit, winter variation) – 5,00 h.
bulletMusala Summit (2925 m.)(through Marichin Circus, summer variation) - 4,30 h.
bulletMusala Summit (2925 m.)(through Mancho Summit and Marishki Vrah Summit, winter variation) - 4,30 h.
bulletAlpine Sport Complex (Sport Town) "Belmeken" – 5,15 h.
bulletMusala Chalet (through Marichin Circus and Musala Summit, summer variation) – 6,00 h.
bulletMusala Chalet (through Mancho Summit, Marishki Vrah Summit and Musala Summit, winter variation) – 6,00 h.
bulletBelmeken Chalet – 6,30 h.
bulletHristo Smirnenski Chalet – 8,00 h.
bulletVenetitsa Chalet (through Ibar Summit and along the Petata Hill (old name Topuklia)) – 8,00 h.
bulletYundola Chalet (in Rodopi Mountains) – 10,00 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-8
bulletHost 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

bulletIVAN VAZOV Chalet

Ivan Vazov Chalet

Ivan Vazov Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Golyama Mokritsa area (old name Golyamo Pazardere), at the foot of Skalitsa Summit (old name Seymenski Kamak)
bulletAltitude: 2300 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with 65 places capacity and huts with 33 places capacity (total 98 places available)
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, no bathroom, tourist canteen and kitchen available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0887 / 72-77-72
bulletGSM: 0888 / 59-57-71
bulletGSM: 0889 / 25-89-82
bulletGSM: 0898 / 75-71-15
bullet E-mail
bullet Web-site
bullet facebook
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Not valid
bulletStarting points:
bulletThe upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift
bulletBistritsa Village – 5,30 h.
bulletRila Monastry Sveti Ivan Rilski (along the Baucher Hill) – 6,00 h.
bulletCentral Mountain School (CMS) "Malyovitsa" – 6,00 h.
bulletTown of Sapareva Banya (through Kabul Summit and Otovishki Summit) – 7,30 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletChernoto Lake (old name: Karagyol) – 1,00 h.
bulletOtovishki Summit (2697 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletSkalitsa Summit (2666 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletVazov Vrah Summit (old name: Damga, 2669 m.) – 1,15 h.
bulletVarla Summit (2593 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletGolyam Kalin Summit (2667 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletGolyam Polich (2615 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletGradinskite Lakes – 2,30 h.
bulletRislki Ezera Chalet (through Babreka Lake) – 3,00 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet (through Babreka Lake) – 3,45 h.
bulletOtovitsa Chalet (through the ridge between Otovishki and Skalitsa Summits) - 4,30 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) – 5,30 h.
bulletHost Association: "Ivo-95" Ltd. - Sofia

bulletLOVNA Chalet

Lovna Chalet

Lovna Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Parlyako area, on the left bank of the Dzherman River
bullet GPS Position: 42o 13' 44.3"N  023o 20' 19.8"E
bulletAltitude: 1655 m.
bulletDescription: One-storey old building with mansard and capacity 50 places and one solid long hut with 15 places capacity (total 65 places available)
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied outside the buildings, wired from its own hydroelectric power station (which usually doesn’t work), tourist canteen available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0888 / 05-91-72
bulletStarting points:
bulletGovedartsi Village (through Vada Chalet) – 3,00 h.
bulletTown of Sapareva Banya – 4,00 h.
bulletKlisura Village (segment of the European Rout E-4) – 4,30 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletPionerska Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletVada Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletRiski Ezera Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletNatural phenomenon Obeseniat Kamak (through Barzanska Polyana area) – 1,45 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) – 4,00 h.
bulletIvan Vazov Chalet (through Sedemte Ezera Chalet) – 4,15 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bulletHost Association: Tourist Association Panichishte, 2650 Sapareva Banya, 6 Germaneya Str., GSM: 0888 / 01-32-98, GSM: 0896 / 68-84-45

bulletMAKEDONIA Chalet

Makedonia Chalet

Makedonia Chalet
bulletOld names: Aygidik Chalet, Stanoya Krekmanski Chalet
bulletLocation: South-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Mechi Prohod Saddle (Byalata Prast), between Golyam and Malak Mechi Vrah Summit
bulletAltitude: 2166 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with 40 places capacity
bulletFacilities: 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
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0889 / 07-72-28
bullet Web-site
bullet facebook
bulletStarting points:
bulletDobarsko Village (by bus from town of Razlog, through Dobarsko Chalet) – 4,30 h.
bulletRila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (along the Iliyna and Radovichka River) – 6,00 h.
bulletBachevo Village – 6,30 h.
bulletPredela Saddle – 7,00 h.
bulletTown of Blagoevgrad (Railway Station on the line Sofia-Kulata) – 39 km.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletGerman Summit (2484 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletMalak Mechi Vrah Summit (2474 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletGolyam Mechi Vrah Summit (2618 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletKukov Vrah Summit (2411 m.) – 2,00 h.
bulletDobarsko Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletParangalitsa Reserve – 2,30 h.
bulletBodrost Chalet – 2,30 h. (11 km.)
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Dinkov Dol) – 3,00 h.
bulletChakalitsa Chalet – 3,30 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet – 6,00 h.
bulletEleshnitsa Tourist House (through Tsarev Summit, 2375 ì) - 6,00 ÷
bulletPredel Chalet (in Pirin Mountain) – 7,00 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (through Kanarata Summit, 2691 m.) – 9,00 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bulletHost 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

bulletMALYOVITSA Chalet

Malyovitsa Chalet

Malyovitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: On the left bank of the Malyovitsa River
bullet GPS Position: 42o 11' 19.8"N  023o 22' 27.1"E
bulletAltitude: 1992 ì
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Satellite image from Wikimapia

bulletDescription: Complex of two buildings (old and new one) and huts with total places available 125
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, tourist canteen, restaurant and small shop also available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0885 / 67-12-05
bulletGSM: 0878 / 47-14-39
bulletGSM: 0899 / 00-43-10
bulletGSM: 0888 / 14-79-11
bullet E-mail
bulletStarting points:
bulletCentral Mountain School (CMS) "Malyovitsa" – 1,00 h.
bulletGovedartsi Village (along the asphalt road, 16 km.) – 5,00 h.
bulletGovedartsi Village (through Ovnarsko area) – 5,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletMalyovishki Lakes (through the Ovcharski Ulei) – 1,15 h.
bulletBAK Shelter – 1,30 h.
bulletUshite Summit (2547 m.) – 1,45 h.
bulletStrashnoto Ezero Shelter – 2,00 h.
bulletVada Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletEleni Vrah Summit (2654 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Summit (2729 m.) – 3,00 h.
bulletKobilino Branishte Shelter – 4,00 h.
bulletRila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (through Malyovitsa Summit) – 5,30 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet (through Vazov Vrah Summit, 2669 m.) – 6,00 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet (through Ushite Summit and Urdinia Circus)(for experienced tourists ONLY!) – 6,00 h.
bulletIvan Vazov Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) – 6,00 h.
bulletMechit Chalet (through Strashnoto Lake Shelter) – 8,00 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet (through Strashnoto Lake Shelter and Kobilino Branitse Shelter) – 8,30 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bulletHost 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

bulletMARITSA Chalet

Maritsa Chalet

Maritsa Chalet
bulletOld name: Kota 1900 Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: Near the waterfall on the Lyava and Prava Maritsa River
bulletGPS Position: 42o 11' 25.0"N  023o 38' 27.6"E
bulletAltitude: 1820 m.
bulletDescription: 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)
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen available
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Not valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0887 / 17-05-85
bulletGSM: 0896 / 71-51-99
bulletStarting points:
bulletBorovets Resort (through Sitnyakovo Palace and Chakar Voyvoda Chalet, along the Kayzerovia Pat Road) – 4,15 h.
bulletBorovets Resort (through Chernata Skala, along the cascade road) – 4,15 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletChakar Voyvoda Chalet – 2,00 h.
bulletMusala Summit (2925 m.) (through Marichinia Circus) – 4,00 h.
bulletMusala Chalet (through Marichnia Circus and Musala Summit) – 5,30 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-8
bulletHost 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

bulletMECHIT Chalet
bulletUnpopular: Medarnika Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Govedarnika area (a meadow situated at the foot of Malak Mechit Summit)
bulletAltitude: 1740 m.
bulletDescription: Complex from two buildings (old and new one) with total capacity 92 places
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist canteen available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0886 / 22-55-76
bulletGSM: 0896 / 76-61-67
bulletGSM: 0888 / 12-32-36
bulletStarting points: Govedartsi Village – 2,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletBudachki Kamak Summit (2447 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletMalak Mechit Summit (2535 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletOvnasrko area – 2,30 h.
bulletGolyam Mechit Summit (2568 m.) – 3,00 h.
bulletCentral Mountain School "Malyovitsa" (through Ovnasrko area) – 4,00 h.
bulletKobilino Branitse Shelter – 4,00 h.
bulletVada Chalet (through Ovnasrko area) – 4,45 h.
bulletStrashnoto Ezero Shelter (through Lopushki Summit, 2698 m.) – 5,30 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Strashnoto Ezero Shelter) – 7,00 h.
bulletRila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter and Suhoto Lake) – 7,00 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet (through Kobilino Branishte Shelter) – 8,30 h.
bulletHost 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
bulletMUSALA Chalet
bulletOld names: Stalin Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: On the seventh Musalensko Lake Shore
bulletAltitude: 2389 m. (the highest chalet in the Bulgarian mountains)
bulletDescription: 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)

bulletFacilities: 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
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0896 / 66-14-54
bullet E-mail
bulletE-mail1
bulletWeb-site
bullet facebook
bullet facebook1
bulletStarting points:
bulletThe upper lift station of Borovets Lift – Yastrebets Summit (Yastrebets Chalet) – 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
bulletBorovets Resort (along the valley of Musalenska Bistritsa River) – 4,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletPaletsa Summit (2603 m.) – 1,00 h.
bulletEverest and Ledenoto Ezero Shelter – 1,15 h.
bulletStudeni Vrah Summit (through Svinksa natural phenomenon) (2784 m.) – 1,20 h.
bulletDeno Summit (2790 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletGroba Summit (2532 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletTamnoto Lake (through Svinksa natural phenomenon) - 1,45 h.
bulletMusala Summit (2925 h.) – 1,45 h.
bulletShatar Summit (2495 m.) – 1,45 h.
bulletAleko Summit (2713 m.) – 2,00 h.
bulletChakar Voyvoda Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) – 2,30 h.
bulletMaritsa Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) – 3,30 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) – 4,45 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (through Musala Summit and Dolni Kuki Saddle) – 5,15 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through Musala Summit and Marishki Vrah Summit, winter variation) - 5,45 ÷
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through Musala Summit and Marichin Circus, summer variation) - 5,45 ÷
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Musala Summit, Dolni and Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) – 9,15 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet (through Musala Summit, Dolni and Gorni Kuki Saddle) – 10,15 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-8
bulletHost 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
bulletOTOVITSA Chalet

Otovitsa Chalet

Otovitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: Charkovete area, on the right bank of the Otovitsa River
bulletAltitude: 1420 m.
bulletDescription: Solid three-storey building with 44 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0878 / 75-55-45
bulletGSM: 0898 / 75-55-45
bullet E-mail
bulletWeb-site
bullet facebook
bullet facebook1
bulletStarting points: Samoranovo Village – 3,30 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletIvan Vazov Chalet (through the saddle between Otovishki and Slakitsa Summits) – 5,00 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet (through the Okoto Lake) – 5,00 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet (through Kabul Summit) – 5,00 h.
bulletHost Association: Coal-mines Bobov dol PLC, tel:. 0702 / 22 10

bulletPIONERSKA Chalet

Pionerska Chalet

Pionerska Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: Golyamoto Selishte area
bulletGPS Position: 42o 14' 36.9"N  023o 19' 24.1"E
bulletAltitude: 1510 m.
bulletDescription: Complex from solid three-storey building with 84 places capacity and solid one-storey building with 24 places (total 108 places available)
bulletObject for Social tourism of National importance: The Law on Physical Education and Sports, Art. 47a, para 3, Annex ¹ 2, State Gazette, ¹ 50 of 2008
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0878 / 12-56-54
bulletGSM: 0878 / 12-56-55
bullet facebook
bulletStarting points:
bulletPanichishte Resort (along asphalt road) – 1,00 h.
bulletTown of Sapareva Banya – 3,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletThe lower lift station of Rilski ezera Lift
bulletLovna Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletPanichishte Resort – 1,00 h. along asphalt road
bulletObeseniat Kamak natural phenomenon – 1,30 h.
bulletVada Chalet – 1,30 h.
bulletRilski Ezera Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletHost Association: Tourist Association Panichishte, 2650 Sapareva Banya, 6 Germaneya Str., GSM: 0888 / 01-32-98, GSM: 0896 / 68-84-45, E-mail

Current Weather Conditions in Pionerska Chalet

bulletRIBNI EZERA Chalet

Ribni Ezera Chalet

Ribni Ezera Chalet
bulletOld names: St. Ivan Rilski Chalet
bulletLocation: Middle Rila
bulletSituated: In the Ribni Lakes’ Circus, between Gornoto and Dolnoto Ribno Lake
bulletAltitude: 2230 m.
bulletDescription: Complex of solid two-storey building with 60 places capacity and wooden huts (total 120 places available). In the winter it is mostly on self-service
bulletFacilities: 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
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Not valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletNo access for GSM
bulletFor reservations:
bulletGSM: 0887 / 93-93-16
bulletGSM: 0899 / 10-32-75
bulletGSM: 0898 / 71-82-05
bulletStarting points:
bulletTiha Rila area - 1,00 h.
bulletPartizanska Polyana area (Kirilova Polyana area) - 3,15 h.
bulletRila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski (through Partizanska Polyana area (Kirilova Polyana area) and Tiha Rila area) – 5,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletThe Smradlivoto Lake (the biggest alpine lake on the Balkans, 240 dka) – 0,45 h.
bulletYosifitsa Summit (2697 m.) – 1,15 h.
bulletMramorets Summit (old name: Mermera, 2602 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletSkalets Summit (old name: Redzhepitsa, 2678 m.) – 2,00 h.
bulletKanarata Summit (2691 m.) – 2,00 h.
bulletMarinkovitsa Summit (2591 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletRilets Summit (2713 h.) (through the Smradlivoto Lake)(for experienced tourists ONLY) – 2,30 h.
bulletVodni Vrah Summit (2683 m.) – 3,15 h.
bulletVenetsa Summit (2600 m.) (along the Marinkovitsa River Valley) - 3,30 h.
bulletDraganitsa Summit (2642 m.)(through Vazela Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY) - 3,30 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Chernopolyanskia Circus) - 4,00 h.
bulletKobilino Branitse Shelter – 4,30 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) - 5,00 h.
bulletShishkovitsa Summit (2669 m.) (through Vazela Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY) – 5,30 h.
bulletGolyam Skakavets Summit (2705 m.)(through Vazela Summit and Draganitsa Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY) - 6,00 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (through Gorni and Dolni Kuki Saddle) – 6,00 h.
bulletMakedonia Chalet – 6,00 h.
bulletStrashnoto Lake Shelter (through Kobilino Branitse Shelter)– 6,30 h.
bulletMechit Chalet (through Kobilino Branitse Shelter) – 8,00 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Kobilino Branitse Shelter and Strashnoto Lake Shelter) – 8,30 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bulletHost 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

bulletRILSKI EZERA Chalet

Rilski Ezera Chalet

Rilski Ezera Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Kamennoto Moste area, on the Suhia Hill
bulletAltitude: 2110 m.
bulletDescription: Solid five-storey building with 135 places capacity, half of its rooms are with bathrooms and WCs
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, shared bathroom available (bathrooms and WCs in half of the rooms), tourist canteen, restaurant and small shop available too
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0886 / 50-94-09 (for reservations)
bulletGSM: 0885 / 51-05-09 (chalet)
bulletGSM: 0886 / 50-24-02
bullet E-mail
bullet Web-site
bullet facebook
bulletStarting points:
bulletThe upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift
bulletPanichishte Resort – 3,00 h.
bulletTown of Sapareva Banya – 5,00 h.
bulletKlisura Village – 6,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet – 0,45 h.
bulletLovna Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletPionerska Chalet – 1,30 h.
bulletVada Chalet – 2,15 h.
bulletIvan Vazov Chalet – 3,15 h.
bulletCentral Mountain School "Malyovitsa" (through Vada Chalet) – 4,15 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) – 5,15 h.
bulletRila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski – 6,15 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bullet

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

bullet SEDEMTE EZERA Chalet

Sedemte Ezera Chalet

Sedemte Ezera Chalet
bulletOther spelling: 7-te Ezera Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: On the Sixth (Ribnoto) Lake’s Shore
bulletAltitude: 2196 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with mansard with 92 places capacity
bulletObject for Social tourism of National importance: The Law on Physical Education and Sports, Art. 47a, para 3, Annex ¹ 2, State Gazette, ¹ 50 of 2008
bulletFacilities: Not water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station and aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen, small shop available, no bathroom
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0882 / 50-60-60
bulletStarting points:
bulletThe upper lift station of Rilski ezera Lift
bulletGovedartsi Village (through Vada Chalet) – 4,30 h.
bulletTown of Sapareva Banya – 5,45 h.
bulletKlisura Village – 6,30 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletHayduta Summit (old name: Haramiyata, 2465 m.) – 0,45 h.
bulletRilski Ezera Chalet – 0,45 h.
bulletLovna Chalet – 1,30 h.
bulletEzerniyat Vrah Summit (from its top all the seven Rila Lakes can be seen) – 1,30 h.
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletPionerska Chalet – 2,00 h.
bulletVazov Vrah Summit (old name: Damga, 2669 m.) – 2,00 h.
bulletKabul Summit (2531 m.) (through the Okoto Lake) – 2,15 h.
bulletVada Chalet – 2,15 h.
bulletIvan Vazov Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletOtovishki Vrah Summit (2697 m.) (through the Okoto Lake) – 2,30 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) – 5,15 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) – 6,00 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Urdinia Circus and Ushite Summit)(for experienced tourists ONLY!) – 6,00 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-4
bulletHost 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

bulletSEMKOVO Chalet

Semkovo Chalet

Semkovo Chalet
bulletLocation: South-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Gyolovete area
bulletAltitude: 1750 m.
bulletDescription: Solid three-storey building with 55 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated (first and second floor) and gas stoves (third floor), bathroom, tourist canteen, restaurant available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0898 / 59-45-38
bulletStarting points:
bulletTown of Belitsa – 17 km. along road, of which 15 km. - asphalt road and 2 km. - cart-road
bulletTown of Belitsa – 4,30 h. on the road and shortcuts
bulletBelitsa Railway Station (on the narrow-gauge line Septemvri–Dobrinishte) – 5,30 h. (4 km. to town of Belitsa)
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletThe Suhoto Lake – 1,30 h.
bulletThe Skalishkite (old name Redzhepskite) Lakes – 2,30 h.
bulletThe Vapskite Lakes – 3,00 h.
bulletMakedonia Chalet (along Dinkov glen) – 3,15 h.
bulletTreshtenik Chalet – 3,30 h.
bulletDobarsko Chalet – 4,30 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet (through Chernopolyanskia Circus) - 4,30 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (along the Stankova River and through Gorni Kuki Saddle) – 5,00 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet (along the Stankova River and through Gorni Kuki Saddle) – 5,30 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (the path winds above Treshtenik Chalet) – 6,00 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletSKAKAVITSA Chalet
bulletLocation: North-west Rila
bulletSituated: On the East Slope of Kabul Summit, on the left bank of the Skakavitsa River
bulletAltitude: 1876 m.
bulletDescription: Complex of two buildings:
bulletSolid 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

Skakavitsa Chalet

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

Malka Skakavitsa Chalet

Malka Skakavitsa Chalet

bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired from its own hydroelectric power station, tourist kitchen, canteen and small shop available
bulletContact details:
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet:
bulletTel.: 0707 / 9-03-13
bulletGSM: 0895 / 56-82-53
bulletGSM: 0988 / 81-89-31
bulletMalka Skakavitsa Chalet:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0878 / 64-80-80
bulletGSM: 0896 / 68-84-35
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletStarting points:
bulletZeleni Preslap Area - 1,00 h.
bulletPanichishte Resort – 2,00 h.
bulletTown of Sapareva Banya – 4,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletThe Skakavishki Waterfall (the highest in Rila Mountain – 50 m.) – 0,30 h.
bulletRilski Ezera Chalet – 1,00 h.
bulletPionerska Chalet – 1,30 h.
bulletKabul Summit (2531 m.) – 1,30 h.
bulletBabreka Lake (along the Suhia Hill) - 1,45 h.
bulletSedemte Ezera Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletLovna Chalet – 1,45 h.
bulletEzerniat Vrah Summit (from its top all the seven Rila Lakes can be seen) (along the Suhia Hill) – 2,30 h.
bulletSalzata Lake - 2,30 h.
bulletOtovishki Vrah Summit (2697 m.) – 2,30 h.
bulletVada Chalet – 2,45 h.
bulletIvan Vazov Chalet (through Babreka Lake) – 4,00 h.
bulletMalyovitsa Chalet (through Vada Chalet) – 5,45 h.
bulletRila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski – 7,00 h.
bulletHost Association:
bulletSkakavitsa Chalet: Rila Sport Hotels Ltd., Sofia, 23 Tvardishki Prohod Str., tel.: 02 / 808 15 55, fax: 02 / 808 15 60, E-mail, Web-site
bulletMalka Skakavitsa Chalet: 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
bulletTRESHTENIK Chalet (new one)

Treshtenik Chalet (new one)

Treshtenik Chalet (new one)
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Treshtenik area
bulletAltitude: 1764 m.
bulletDescription: Solid four-storey building with 77 places capacity (at present it functions as a hotel **)
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, bathroom, restaurant, coffee-bar, Internet, cable TV available
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0887 / 52-32-42
bulletGSM: 0886 / 79-96-00
bullet Web-site
bulletStarting points: Town of Yakoruda (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line Septemvri–Dobrinishte) – 3,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletGranchar Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletThe Yakorudskite Lakes – 3,00 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet – 3,30 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletTRESHTENIK Chalet (old one)

Treshtenik Chalet (old one)

Treshtenik Chalet (old one)
bulletOld name: Atanas Yanchev Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Treshtenik area
bulletAltitude: 1764 m.
bulletDescription: Two-storey building, situated next to the new chalet with 50 places capacity. At present an extension is built
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen, canteen and small shop available
bulletContact details:
bulletTel.: 07442 / 25-31
bulletGSM: 0889 / 37-15-08
bulletStarting points: Town of Yakoruda (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line Septemvri–Dobrinishte) – 3,00 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletGranchar Chalet – 2,30 h.
bulletThe Yakorudskite Lakes – 3,00 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet – 3,30 h.
bulletHost Association: Private Chalet

bulletHRISTO SMIRNENSKI Chalet

Hristo Smirnenski Chalet

Hristo Smirnenski Chalet
bulletOld name: Kurtovo Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Valcha Polyana area (old name: Kurtovo)
bulletAltitude: 1860 m.
bulletDescription: 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
bulletFacilities: 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
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0877 / 05-55-85
bulletGSM: 0879 / 05-50-02
bulletFor 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)
bulletStarting points:
bulletYundola Resort (Yundola Chalet) – 2,30 h.
bulletSt. Petka Railway Station (on the narrow-gauge line Septemvri–Dobrinishte) – 4,00 h.
bulletTown of Velingrad (Railway Station of the narrow-gauge line Septemvri–Dobrinishte) - 29 km. along asphalt road
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletAlpine Sport Complex (Sport Town) "Belmeken" – 2,30 h.
bulletBalabanitsa Summit (2157 m.) – 3,00 h.
bulletSlavov Vrah Summit (2306 m.) – 3,15 h.
bulletBelmeken Chalet – 4,30 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet – 8,00 h.
bulletPoint of European Routs: E-8
bulletHost 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

bulletCHAKALITSA Chalet
bulletLocation: South-west Rila
bulletSituated: In Chakalitsa area
bulletAltitude: 1850 m.
bulletDescription: Solid three-storey building, not entirely finished. At present the capacity is 30 places
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0889 / 07-72-29
bulletGSM: 0884 / 03-34-23
bulletGSM: 0882 / 72-31-60
bullet E-mail
bullet Web-site
bulletStarting points:
bulletDolno Osenovo Village – 5,00 h.
bulletPredel Saddle (Predel Chalet in Pirin Mountain) – 6,30 h.
bulletBistritsa Village – 8 km. to the Forest Station Slavova, and from there 2,00 h. along the Slavova River
bulletTown of Blagoevgrad – 18 km. to Forest Station Slavova, and from there 2,00 h. along the Slavova River
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletChakalitsa Summit (2298 m.) – 2,15 h.
bulletSkachkovets Summit (2351 h.) – 2,30 h.
bulletMakedonia Chalet – 4,00 h.
bulletDobarsko Chalet – 4,00 h.
bulletHost 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
bulletCHAKAR VOYVODA Chalet

Chakar Voyvoda Chalet

Chakar Voyvoda Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: Along the road from Borovets Resort to Saragyol Castle, near Zhaltoezernata (old name: Saragyolskata) Meadow
bulletGPS Position: 42o 13' 47.9"N  023o 37' 44.9"E
bulletAltitude: 1930 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with 50 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and small shop available
bulletBulgarian Tourist Association’s Cards: Valid
bulletContact details:
bulletRadiotelephone
bulletGSM: 0896 / 71-59-26
bulletGSM: 0896 / 71-59-24
bulletGSM: 0897 / 40-04-52
bulletTel.: 07129 / 22-24 (for reservations - Raduil Village, Samokov Municipality)
bullet E-mail
bullet facebook (Chakar Voyvoda Chalet FAN CLUB)
bulletStarting points:
bulletThe upper lift station of Sitnyakovski Lift – 0,50 h.
bulletBorovets Resort - 0,20 h. by Sitnyakovski Lift and 0,50 h. on foot
bulletBorovets Resort – 2,15 h.
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletHunting Chalet "Saragyol" (not opened for tourists!) – 0,25 h.
bulletThe Zhaltite (old name: Saragyolskite) Lakes
bulletPencho Kubadinski’s Shelter – 1,00 h.
bulletMaritsa Chalet – 2,00 h.
bulletMusala Chalet (through the Zhaltite Lakes) – 2,30 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through Maritsa Chalet) – 3,00 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletSHUMNATITSA Chalet

Shumnatitsa Chalet

Shumnatitsa Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Shumnatitsa area, the east part of Borovets Resort
bulletAltitude: 1325 m.
bulletDescription: 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
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, tourist kitchen and canteen available. Each room has wood siding, floor heating, private bathroom, hot water and TV
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0892 / 92-57-74
bullet E-mail
bullet Web-site (old)
bullet facebook
bulletStarting 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.)
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletChernata Skala natural phenomenon – 1,30 h.
bulletChakar Voyvoda Chalet (through Borovets Resort) – 3,30 h.
bulletMaritsa Chalet – 4,00 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet – 5,15 h.
bulletHost 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

bulletYASTREBETS Chalet

Yastrebets Chalet

Yastrebets Chalet
bulletOther name: Kamennata Hizha Chalet (Stone Chalet)
bulletOld name: Markudzhika Chalet
bulletLocation: East Rila
bulletSituated: In Aramiyski Kladenets area, at the foot of Yastrebets Summit (2369 m.), near the upper lift station of Borovets – Yastrebets Summit Lift
bulletAltitude: 2350 m.
bulletDescription: Solid two-storey building with 25 places capacity
bulletFacilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
bulletContact details:
bulletGSM: 0896 / 71-59-23
bulletGSM: 0896 / 71-59-28
bulletGSM: 0888 / 35-57-96
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bulletStarting points:
bulletBorovets Resort - 0,25 h. by lift
bulletBorovets Resort - 3,30 h. on foot along overgrown with dwarf pine path!
bulletNeighborhood Objects:
bulletMusala Chalet - from the upper lift station – 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!
bulletMusala Summit (Musala Summit Shelter)(through Musala Chalet) - 2,45 h.
bulletMusala Summit (Musala Summit Shelter)(along the Markudzhik Hill and through Aleko and Bezimenen Summits)(In the summer) - 3,15 h.
bulletGranchar Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit and Dolni Kuki Saddle) - 6,15 h.
bulletZavrachitsa Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit and Marishki Summit) - 6,45 h.
bulletSemkovo Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit, Dolni Kuki Saddle, Gorni Kuki Saddle and along the Stankova River) - 10,15 h.
bulletRibni Ezera Chalet (through Musala Chalet, Musala Summit, Dolni Kuki Saddle and Gorni Kuki Saddle) - 11,15 ÷
bulletHost 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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