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Pirin and Rila mountain treks
These are the highest mountains in Southern Central Europe with summits reaching almost 3000m. Wilderness, forests, lakes, monasteries, old towns and villages, where old local traditions have survived to the present day, are linked by thousands of kilometers of good paths served with mountain lodges. In towns we generally use the best hotels - four star, offering high quality accommodation, good foods and a variety of facilities including indoor swimming pools, saunas etc.
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Samokov Hotel


Samokov Hotel Programmes
This four star hotel is located in Borovets, a 1 hour drive from Sofia airport. We have negotiated special rates for small groups who wish to use this superb facility on a flexible basis.
Hotel information | Hotel prices

Winter flexible skiing programmes:
Book for any period you would like at the luxurious Samokov or Rila Hotels.
Borovets is one of the prime ski resorts in Bulgaria, world known for the quality of ski instruction.
Borovets ski facts: Altitude=1350m, Highest lifts=2560m, Ski touring to 2925m, 40km of runs, mainly N facing, 20km of cross country ski runs, 6 man Gondola, several chair lifts and drag lifts.
Winter Rates | Winter Details

Short breaks, health weeks, family holidays.
The Samokov is situated in the tiny village of Borovets and just a minutes walk from the Gondola taking you high into the flower-filled Alpine meadows and mountains. The hotel has outstanding facilities which include a full size heated indoor pool (free to all residents), several restaurants, bars and cafes, a bowling alley, billiard rooms, saunas, tangentor, pearl bath with herbs, massage parlor, medical staff who provide complete health checks.
Summer Rates | Health Packages

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This old town lies just north of the Pirin mountain range in southern Bulgaria - not far from the borders with Greece. To the north lie the Rila mountains. Bansko is a small mountain town with many buildings dating back to the middle ages. The centre of the town has been closed to traffic creating a very pleasant atmosphere with numerous small shops, cafes (mechana) and other buildings. It is a little known resort internationally which as a result has retained a lot of its old atmosphere. Several excellent hotels are available ranging from the four star Pirin Hotel to many small guest houses and privately owned hotels such as the Haji Georgi.

We use these hotels as a base for trekking in the summer and skiing in the winter.

Apart from our extended treks that pass through Bansko we also offer summer stays in Bansko with a flexible walking programme.

Winter flexible skiing programmes:
Book for any period you would like at any hotel we recommend the *** Haji Georgi or **** Pirin.
Borovets is one of the prime ski resorts in Bulgaria, world known for the quality of ski instruction.
Bansko ski facts: Altitude=950m, Highest lifts=2500m, Ski touring to 2915m, 30km of runs, mainly N facing, excellent off-piste and snowboarding, many fast, state-of-the-art chair lifts and several drag lifts. A brand new gondola system takes you directly from Bansko to the heart of the resort.
Winter Rates - this will depend on flights, nature of package, group size and hotel. For an all-inclusive package in 2006 (flights ex UK, full board accommodation, ski hire, passes, 4 hours lessons every day, all transfers) contact us.

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