Two days snowshoeing to Botev peak

   Pleven hut

   Botev peak 2,376 metres (7,795 ft)

   Central Bаlkan National Park declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Day 1

Welcome ot Bulgaria
Meet you at Sofia or Veliko Tarnovo and transfer you to the Apriltsi located at the foot of Stara planina. We will go to the starting point (5 km far from the town). Our target is Botev hut located under the peak at 2210m. We can reach Botev hut for roughly 6 hours and Elevation change of +- 1400m.
First we will reach Pleven hut after overcome 450m Elevation . After warming up we cross the forest above the hut and reach the hardest part called “Mlechi chal” it is high ridge lead close to Botev hut.
Welcome to Bulgaria and congratulations you overcame your first 1.4km Elevation in our mountains.

Day 2

The Summit
The peak is close, less than an hour and we are there. Only 170m Elevation to the summit. We in the middle of Bulgaria and if the Mountain reveal it’s secrets we can see stunishing views. After we will go down and maybe someday will go back to Stara planina again….