Hiking in Bulgaria: on mountain peaks to glacial lakes

What do you know about Bulgaria? Sunny country, gentle sea, sandy beaches. And if you look closely? Rich history, colorful culture and unique climate. And, of course, rocky mountains, mirror lakes, mysterious caves! Trekking in Bulgaria passes through the famous national parks Pirin and Rilla, among rocky canyons, pine forests and waterfalls. In the tour: • The most beautiful mountain ranges of Rilla and Pirin, • The highest mountain of the Balkan Peninsula is Musala (2925 m), • The famous Rila lakes, water bodies, the peaks of Vihren and Kutelev, • An interesting company and new impressions. Rilla tour: fountain-geyser, … Continue reading

Romanian Carpathians

Romania is a small part of the Balkans, a bit lost and so modest among tourist giant countries. But how much romance, mysticism, Medieval, unknown and fabulous it has! Active rest in the Romanian Carpathians – following the footsteps of the Teutonic Knights and Count Dracula The mountains in Transylvania are higher and rockier than in their neighbors, Ukrainian Carpathians. The trekking through the Romanian Carpathians is interesting, dynamic, and quite simple, does not require special equipment and sports training, and will suit even for beginners. And unique landscapes and exciting holidays will be remembered for a long time by … Continue reading

Via Ferrata routes in Europe

What does «Via Ferrata» mean? The term “via ferrata” is translated from the Italian and means “iron track”. In fact, this is one of the types of mountaineering. It got its name, precisely because of safety ropes, metal braces fixed in the rock, cable crossings and bridges, making the movement along seemingly unassailable rocks – accessible even for those who have never tried themselves in the role as a climber. Along all the such area, there is a safety rope or chain, fixed by steel anchors at a certain distance from each other. Additional options are leg restraints in the … Continue reading

Tours in Georgia: trekking in Svaneti

Trekking in Caucasus Mountains differs from the one in the  Carpathians. This is caused by the difference of mountain systems, first of all. Mountains of Caucasus are higher, covered with glacier, with rocky peaks. Trekking there can be either rather easy or complicated. To take part in some easy tour in Caucasus the special mountaineering experience are not required. However, the experience of some trekking tours is advisable. Georgian Caucasus One of the most picturesque parts of Caucasus is its’ Georgian part, which is extremely popular within tourists by mountain region of Svaneti. It is located on the southern slopes … Continue reading