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Wildlife & Walking Holidays in Bulgaria

As one of the most experienced and highly respected specialist wildlife and ecotourism operators in Bulgaria, Balkan Trek pride ourselves on designing and operating a unique range of wildlife and walking holidays in Bulgaria for groups, families and individuals.

Balkan Trek's nature tours and hiking tours are not simply about observing wildlife, but also about conserving wildlife, as well as preserving the habitats on which that wildlife relies, and the traditional way of life of the local people who are its most important guardians. 

By choosing a Balkan Trek wildlife holiday or or walking holiday you will explore Bulgaria's finest wildlife havens, nature reserves and national parks on foot, having the chance to visit the best preserved and most representative wildlife habitats and sites in Bulgaria, and to observe and photograph the greatest diversity of nature, whilst also experiencing Bulgaria's lesser known but equally rich rural heritage.

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Unique Wildlife Holidays in Bulgaria

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As part of our commitment to responsible tourism and to make a direct contribution to wildlife conservation in Bulgaria, Balkan Trek has now teamed up with the wildlife research and conservation NGO 'Wild Rodopi', to offer an exciting range of unique wildlife holidays in Bulgaria's Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains. These exciting new wildlife study tours offer provide you with the chance to take part in highly rewarding wildlife research and monitoring activities whilst at the same time enjoying memorable wildlife holiday with an excellent opportunity to observe and photograph some of Bulgaria's rarest and most beautiful flora and fauna. Not only will the research data gathered during the course of these unique nature tours contribute directly to wildlife research and conservation efforts in the the Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains, but all profits from these wildlife holidays will be donated to the NGO 'Wild Rodopi' to help fund their efforts to research and conserve the wildlife and rural heritage of the Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains.

Large Carnivore Tracking & Conservation Holidays

Brown Bear Tracking

These unique large carnivore tracking and conservation holidays combine the excitement of tracking on foot through the heart of prime brown bear and grey wolf territories in Bulgaria with an educational insight into large carnivore ecology, behaviour and conservation. By the end of these large carnivore tracking and conservation holidays, you will hopefully not only have been lucky enough to observe wild brown bears and grey wolves in their natural habitats, and know how to find and identify their tracks and signs, but also have a better understanding and appreciation of the fascinating way of life of these majestic and mysterious animals.

Brown Bear Tracking & Conservation Holidays

Grey Wolf Tracking & Conservation Holidays (in preparation)

Butterfly Monitoring & Conservation Holidays

Butterfly Monitoring & Conservation Holiday

These unique butterfly monitoring and conservation holidays will take you to some of the prime butterfly areas in Bulgaria's Eastern and Western Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains. On these butterfly holidays, not only will you have the chance to observe and photograph some of the rarest and most beautiful butterflies in Bulgaria, but you will also be able to contribute directly to butterfly conservation in Bulgaria by taking part in important butterfly recording and monitoring projects which will help improve knowledge  about the distribution and conservation of butterfly species in Bulgaria. 

Eastern Rodopi Butterfly Monitoring & Conservation Holidays

Western Rodopi Butterfly Monitoring & Conservation Holidays

Bird Monitoring & Conservation Holidays

Bird Monitoring & Conservation

These unique birdwatching conservation holidays will take you to some of the most important birdwatching areas in Bulgaria's Eastern and Western Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains. On these birdwatching holidays, you will not only have the chance to observe and photograph some of the rarest and most sought-after birds in Bulgaria, but you will also be able to contribute directly to bird conservation in Bulgaria by taking part in important bird recording and monitoring projects which will help improve knowledge  about the distribution and conservation of bird species in Bulgaria. 

Eastern Rodopi Bird Monitoring & Conservation Holidays

Western Rodopi Bird Monitoring & Conservation Holidays

Orchid Mapping & Conservation Holidays

Orchid Monitoring & Conservation

These unique botanic holidays will take you to some of the most outstanding orchid sites in Bulgaria's Eastern and Western Rodopi (Rhodope) Mountains. On these orchid mapping and conservation holidays, you will not only have the chance to find and photograph some of the rarest and most beautiful orchids in Bulgaria, but you will also be able to contribute directly to orchid conservation in Bulgaria by taking part in important orchid mapping and monitoring projects which will help improve knowledge  about the distribution and conservation of orchid species in Bulgaria.

Eastern Rodopi Orchid Mapping & Conservation Holidays

Western Rodopi Orchid Mapping & Conservation Holidays