Second half of June to middle September/beginning October
Being located on Bansko-Razlog plateau we are there at 1000m above sea level. We avoid the summer heat and take advantage of the mountains’ freshness. This will be fantastic beautiful ride in and between the three biggest mountains not only in Bulgaria but on the Balkans. Rila National Park with the highest peak on the Balkan Peninsula – Musala (2925m) and UNESCO reserves, Pirin National Park with UNESCO reserves and mysterious Rodopi – native place of Orpheus.
Bansko is a small ski resort. In the area there are nice hot thermal springs.The 3 big mountains are full of trails for ALL LEVEL hiking, running and a real PARADISE for Mountain Biking. Small isolated villages, local people, local rural life, tasty fruits and vegetables coming from the valleys, lots of local taverns - MEHANA…. are some of the unique features of that amazing area.
Pirin – Bansko single tracks
An introduction day where we explore numerous funny trails above and around Bansko.
Rila – Southern slopes ride
Ride on undulating panoramic road and downhill on singles and fast dirt roads.
Pirin – Bezbog lake area
With a chairlift we reach at 2250m Bezbog hut and lake. We admire the marvelous panoramas and go downhill. Then follows undulating terrain mostly downhill to Bansko. Excellent mixture of fast bunny hops dirt road and conifer forest switchback singles. About 1500m cumulative vertical drop for the day.
Rodopi – Panorama ride
Ralxing pedaling mainly on dirt roads and isolated hamlets with fantastic fresh air. Village high on the southern slopes of the mountain founded by master builders. In the timeless surrounding of the centuries old houses, we experience an invisible transfer in the past age. Really unique and amazingly beautiful. Nice downhill in Kanina river gorge. Hot mineral water bath.
Rila MonasteryA day on the high mountain ridge marked by long downhill on single track. Visit of the biggest and the most beautiful monastery in Bulgaria.