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Rhodope Mountains Ride - In the Land of Orpheus


Itinerary for Rhodope Mountains Ride - In the Land of Orpheus



Sample Itinerary- subject to changes


Day 1. Arrive Sofia
Transfer to our hotel in Sofia for overnight.
Meals included: None

Day 2. Sofia - Purvenets - Plovdiv
Transfer to our riding base in Purvenets at the foot of the Rodopi mountains (2 hours drive from Sofia), where we meet the horses. Today we make a loop-like ride, passing along the Red Church - a late Roman basilica dating from 5-6 AD. After the ride we drive back to Plovdiv, where we can enjoy the old quarters of the town, where we stay at hotel for overnight. Optional wine tasting in the Todoroff wine residence, Brestovitsa village.
Meals included: B/L/-
Riding: 4-5 hours


Day 3. Plovdiv - Purvenets - Varhovrah
We start in Purvenets again, this time heading south and up in the mountains, to reach Bryanovshtitsa Hut and then continue to the small resort of Varhovruh where we stay overnight in a small mountain hotel.
Meals included: B/L/D
Riding: 5 hours


Day 4. Varhovrah - Persenk hut - Lyaskovo
We continue our ride, passing through several tiny villages, following Varhovrah ridge with great panorama views, to reach Persenk hut, where we stop for lunch. Continue to the village of Lyaskovo where we stay for overnight with a local family.
Meals included: B/L/D
Riding: 6 hours


Day 5. Lyaskovo - Chudnite Mostove - Orehovo
From Lyaskovo we head up to Chudnite Mostove (Miraculous Bridges) - a unique rock formation. In the afternoon the trek continues through pine forests and vast meadows to Orehovo village, where we stay at a family run hotel.
Meals included: B/L/D
Riding: 6 hours


Day 6. Orehovo - Dedevo
After breakfast we head to Bash Mandra where we can stop for lunch. We continue to the village of Dedevo where we stay at a bungalow, two rooms sharing WC/shower.
Meals included: B/L/D
Riding: 5 hours

Day 7. Dedevo - Purvenets - Sofia
The ride today takes us to the village of Purvenets where we say goodbye to our horses and drive back to Sofia for the last night. An optional visit to Bachkovski Monastery in the afternoon. Bachkovo Monastery is established in the beginning of XI century and is the second largest Bulgarian Monastery nowadays. We suggest an early start of the day if Bachkovo Monastery will be visited.
Meals included: B/L/-
Riding: 6 hours


Day 8. Departure
Transfer to Sofia airport for departure.
Meals included: B/-/-

*B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
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Rhodope Mountains Ride - In the Land of Orpheus
Tour Code: IT-BGRT10
8 days / 7 nights ~$795.00
Dates : Apr-Oct

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Bachkovo Monastery
Tack: Western, but there is English tack ava...
Horses: Most of the horses belong to the local...
Pace: (6-7 hours in the saddle each day).Ran...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Sofia International Airport (SOF)
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