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

Climbing on Tahtala

Climbing The Tahtali

The Tahtalı Mountain (Olympus) is the highest point of the Lucian trail (2365 m). Located almost at the end of the route, this mountain is the one of the goals of the trek. The pointed peak of the mountain for most of the year is covered with a dense snow cap, which gives it a special charm. Dense snow drifts appear on the Takhtali in the autumn and remain until the beginning of summer. So, when you are planning an ascent to Tahtali in April-May, prepare yourself properly. You can not only meet snowfields lefted from winter, but also the … Continue reading

Tours to Turkey

Tour to Turkey

Hiking tours to Turkey is a way to see not only famous Turkish white sand beaches and five-star hotels. In fact, Turkey is much more beautiful. It is mountainous by 70%, blossoming by 100% and special by 80%. Try to compare prices for a passive holiday on Turkish beaches and prices for hiking in Turkey. The last one will save you a lot of dollars. And according to the brightness and quantity of views, tours to Turkey will surely hold the palm of leadership. Prices for hiking tours to Turkey depend on many factors. The main are the tour operator … Continue reading

Rafting in Georgia

Georgia is symbolized with ancient cities and snow-capped peaks of mountains; long sea coast, with a very picturesque landscape, and dense forests; mountain rivers and mineral springs; fertile valleys and deserts. Georgia conquers the hearts of all tourists, because everything is unique in this very beautiful country. Fast rivers, mountain streams are excellent places for rafting! Rafting in Georgia will appeal for either advanced rafters or beginners. The rafting season here lasts from the end of April to October. Active rest in Georgia will give you an unforgettable experience. Why do you need to choose a rafting tour in Georgia? … 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

Where the ski instructor skiis in Carpathians

Skiing in Carpathians has always been an іntegral part of Ukrainian winter recreation. It may be a downhill skiing or a ski tour. Each option has it’s own audience of lovers. Downhill skiing Last years this kind of recreations gathers more and more popularity. The main reason for this is in openness to freshmen, because a previous expirience is not required. Besides, a lot of ski resorts have developed in Carpathians during a short period of time. Though, potential visitors are drawn to this area. The most popular winter tours are those wich include recreation in a downhill ski resorts. … Continue reading

Tours to Georgia: skiing in Gudauri

Tours to Georgia include a lot of interesting activities, among them are: rafting in Georgia, trekking tours, excursions and skiing. Their popularity is caused by the attraction of Caucasus Mountains. In summer, the unforgettable impressions you can get in trekking tour in Georgia; in winter, the most popular are ski tours, for sure. Lets examine some of the winter kinds of recreation in Georgia and its’ most popular ski resorts. Ski resort Gudauri One of the most popular ski resorts of Georgia is Gudauri. It is located on the southern slopes of the Grater Caucasus Chain 120 km far from … 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

Rafting in the Carpathians: thing to remember

Spring in the Carpathians – is a special season. In the mountains the snow can stay till May, in some places even longer. As it has been accumulated during the whole winter, it melts for several months. During that period all the rivers fed by melted snow flow their rapid streams widening downward from the sources. At that period, at the end of April and beginning of May, all the funs of exciting rafting gather on the Black Cheremosh banks in the deep Carpathians.