Multi-day self-guided hiking tours

Traventuria runs the largest variety of self-guided hiking tours in Bulgaria. We have a number of independent trekking tours in Rila, Pirin, Vitosha and the Rhodopes. This allows us to amend each program, making it shorter or longer, easier or more difficult (and even challenging), including more sightseeing elements or days for relax. Here you can find some examples of our best selling self-guided walking holidays.
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In the footsteps of Orpheus

Impressive trail exploring some of the most hidden and authentic parts of Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains, known as the birth place of the legendary musician Orpheus. Along with the pleasant climate the mountains are the perfect place for walking and exploring the pastoral sceneries with rolling landscapes, open valleys dotted with tiny villages, green ....Read more »

Peaks and lakes of the Rila and Pirin mountains

Looking for an independent trekking tour to test your hiking fitness? Bored of the popular walking destinations in the Alps and the Pyrenees? You have come to the right place, looking at our most challenging self-guided hiking trek, which covers the very best of the highest Bulgarian mountains: Rila and Pirin. And for peace of mind – with all ....Read more »

The riddles of the Rila Mountains

Rila Mountains are considered as the best place for alpine hiking in Bulgaria as they offer a wide network and large variety of marked walking trails of different difficulty levels. Two major international tourist routes (E4 and E8) cross the mountains. Deriving its name from the Thracian expression of a “well-watered mountains”, Rila not ....Read more »

The best of the Pirin Mountains

The Pirin is perhaps Bulgaria’s most picturesque and most alpine mountain. The rocky outcrop known for its marble and granite peaks and rich flora and fauna is listed by UNESCO as a world natural heritage site. The Pirin has over 60 peaks rising to over 2500m/8200ft, with the highest, Vihren (2914m/9560ft) the target of one of our treks. The ....Read more »

The best of the Rhodopes and Mount Rila

This walking tour, a combination of our classic unguided treks in the Rhodopes and the Rila, takes in the best of the two as regards routes, natural phenomena, and contact with local people. Beginning with the lower, rounded crests of the mountain of Orpheus, you will gradually move across to the arduous steep slopes and rocky outcrops of the Rila. ....Read more »