Rhodope Mountains Trail
Bulgaria ( Best airport: Sofia)
The Rhodope is a mountain range with crystal clean air, untouched areas of beauty, and incredible natural phenomenons formed thousands of years ago.
Famous for their magical villages and diverse and unspoiled nature, the Rhodope Mountains offer sceenry rarely encountered in Europe and the wildness of the region and lack of fences make it the perfect place for horse-riding.
Level of Riding and Fitness
This trail is suitable for riders from confident intermediate riders upwards. All participants should be in control at all paces out in the open and over varied terrain. You will be spending between 4-6 hours in the saddle each day so a good level of current riding fitness is required. The weight limit is 90kg.
Guides and Group Size
Departure dates are confirmed for 3 riders. The maximum number of riders in a group is 8.
Accommodation and Dining
The accommodation during the trail is in comfortable hotels and guesthouses. Some hotels will have access to a swimming pool, sauna and spa treatments with healing, warm mineral water. All spa treatments are at additional cost and payable locally.
During the trail riders can enjoy the fresh, local cuisine. Breakfasts and dinners are served in overnight accommodations and lunches are on route picnics or alternatively a packed lunch carried in your saddle bags.
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Rhodope Mountains Trail
8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
£1149 pp sharing
£89 Single supplement
Flights & Airport transfers
Do not book flights until you have received the Booking confirmation email from saddletravel.com.
Riders can fly into Sofia or Plovdiv. The trail starts in Plovdiv but most guests fly to Sofia as there are a lot of flights into and out of the capital city.
Transfers are included from the two airports at set times. You should ideally arrive into Sofia no later than 16:00, in order to allow time for sightseeing in Plovdiv. On departure day your flight should not leave Sofia before 12:00.
If you are coming into Plovdiv instead then please contact us for timings.
- 6 full days of riding
- Trail riding horse, tack and saddlebags
- Shared accommodation
- Evening meals
- Airport transfers
- Local transfers
- Services of guide
- All arrangements for the duration of holiday
- Spa treatments
- Drinks outside of mealtimes