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1-day horse riding tours (Teteven Balkan, Rodopi Mountains and Sredna Gora)

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1-day horse riding in Teteven Balkan

Teteven Balkan – one of the most beautiful parts of the Balkan Mountains – is situated very close to Sofia, it takes only an hour drive. Hidden forest paths lead to high ridges with spacious views – up there, where it’s easy to take a deep breath and where the eyes cannot get enough. But the pleasure is even greater when you enjoy this lovely nature riding on a horse back!

Highlights:
Glozhen Monastery

Itinerary:

Golyam Izvor – Glozhen Monastery – Golyam Izvor
We arrive at the village of Golyam Izvor. We meet the horses and get brief instructions. We saddle the horses and head along forest paths to the Ridge of Lisets Mountain, from where a splendid panorama view to Teteven Balkan is revealed. Riding through a century-old beech forest we approach Glozhen Monastery. Its impressive silhouette perched on an inaccessible rock is one of the most impressive sights in Bulgaria. After a short walk inside we return to Golyam Izvor. Drive back to Sofia.
Riding: 4-5 hours

Price: 60 euro per person (min 2) including return transfer from Sofia, English speaking guide and local guide
Price: 35 EUR per person (min 2) excl transfers and English speaking guide

Price does not include: ► any meals  ►insurance ►drinks  ►tips

Note: This tour is suitable both for beginners and experienced riders.

 

1-day horse riding in the Rodopi Mountains

Steal a day of your busy schedule and use it just for yourself without any remorse. Mount the horse and ride along the meadows and the deciduous forests in the lower parts of the Rodopi Mountains. Relax your senses; recharge your body with the energy of these mighty mountains and enjoy one of the most ancient human pleasures – horse riding!

Highlights:
Kuklen Monastery St. St. Kozma and Damyan

Itinerary:

Galabovo (Plovdiv region) –Kuklen Monastery - Galabovo
Arrival to Galabovo. We will walk for about 10 minutes from the village to the starting point of our horse riding tour. We meet the horses and some brief instructions follow. The beginning of the route is via meadows and oak trees. On our way we will stop by a small chapel to enjoy a wonderful view to the Thracian valley with Plovdiv, Assenovgrad and Kuklen in front. Then we will have the opportunity to trot and gallop. Thus we will reach Kuklen Monastery, which we will explore before heading back to Galabovo following another route.
Riding: 4-5 hours

Price of 70 EUR pp (min. 2 riders):  including return transfer from Sofia, English speaking guide and 2 hours free time in Plovdiv,
Price of 35 EUR pp (min. 2 riders): no transfers included 

Note: This tour is suitable both for beginners and experienced riders.

 

1-day horse riding in Sredna Gora

One of best places for horse riding is to be found around the town of Hissar - in the very center of Bulgaria, equally close for all horse riding lovers. Nice side roads, on which galloping is like a flight, and the ending – as you can imagine – is in any of the numerous mineral swimming pools in the town.

Highlights:
Hissar – an ancient town with many Roman ruins – including a several km fortress wall, encircling the modern center. The place is well known for its 22 healing mineral springs. Nowadays Hisarya is a famous SPA center.


Itinerary:

Hissar
We meet our horses in the riding base Hissar. After some  brief instructions we start riding  in the outskirts of Hissar along meadows, fields, vineyards and oak trees, following various routes – either to the village of Starosel or to the mountains.
Riding: 4-5 hours

Price: 60 euro per person (min 2)

Price includes: ► English speaking guide ►rent of saddled horses ►lunch
Price does not include: ►transport from/to Sofia► personal expenses ►insurance ►drinks and meals ►tips