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Riverside Walking in Bulgaria

Group Walking Holiday in Bulgaria

Gorge Walking in Bulgaria

Ascending Mt. Mlyovitsa

Hiking in Pirin

Balkan Chamois

Ascent of Vihren

Hiking in Rila

Holiday Testimonials 2016

‘Every day was great. Different walks with lots of interest throughout. Got a good appreciation of a new area and saw plenty of wildlife and splendid wilderness areas. I really enjoyed the whole experience. Nelly exceeded expectations! Always helpful and very informative throughout the tour. Took the trouble to meet the needs of a diverse group of people and understood our interests. Skilled outdoor leader.’


'The leader was very knowledgeable and confident – looked after everyone’s needs very well.  Good planning and clear guidance on what would happen next. I enjoyed every bit of this tour and had a very enjoyable holiday.’


‘Neli is outstanding as a tour leader. She has outdoors knowledge and experience, empathizes with clients, and knows a lot about history and wildlife.’


‘Very interesting and good to feel I tasted the “real” Bulgaria, Beautiful scenery. Great leader.’


 ‘Thoroughly enjoyed it and will recommend to friends. Nellie was the best guide we have had on our trips.’ 


‘Nelly was superb. She looked after the group, was always friendly and helpful, and looked after the safety of the older travellers. Also she was very knowledgeable about Bulgaria.’


‘Our leader was extremely considerate to all our needs and was very knowledgeable about local history.’


‘We have learned a lot about the area and had lots of interesting experiences.’


‘A really excellent and enjoyable experience. Nelly is a real asset as a tour leader.’


‘Nelly is an energetic, capable and very pleasant guide who added to the trip for all of us.’


‘Nelly was excellent. Knowledgeable and helpful, tolerant of us all no matter what our pace was.’


‘One of the best holidays I have been on. Good hotels, very friendly, great food, clean rooms, a lot of variety in meals. The walks were all good, very enjoyable, not too long or short.’


‘One of the best. A fantastic walking holiday with lovely people and a superb guide.’


‘All the walks were amazing – favourites were the wild flower meadows – best I have ever seen!’


‘All the walks were very good, well thought out. Nellie was excellent. Most considerate and always very friendly and helpful.’


‘Nelly was superb. So well-spoken, kind and efficient, and an expert in guiding and wildlife.’


‘Looking back, every day was interesting and varied. Our guide was knowledgeable and informative with a good background in many varied subjects and a good sense of humour coupled with infinite patience. Overall brilliant!’


‘Svetoslava took care of all our wishes and helped with every need we had. She arranged new shoes for me and got us in a clothing factory for swimming shorts. The tour was beyond my expectations. Both the walks and then environment in Bulgaria were very nice.’


‘Enjoyed each of the hikes. A very good mix. Vihren and the high ridges of the Rila were perhaps my favourites. Other highlights include the food, musical entertainment and the tour leader’s extensive knowledge of all things Bulgarian. A delightful week. Will definitely return to Bulgaria.’


‘Vladimir exceeded expectations. He was a very careful and attentive tour leader, and kept a perfect pace. He was friendly, enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable. The best we have had on any tour!!’


‘All walks had their own different beauty and excitement, and were equally good in their own way. The leader made it exceptionally good and enjoyable. She was wonderfully enthusiastic and helpful, and went out of her way to make sure we were all happy.’


‘Nelly was very confident and knowledgeable and it was clear how much she loves her job – a fantastic guide!’


‘Vladimir was an excellent guide. One of the very best, and I have been on many tours. Great guy.’


‘Very kind tour leader. Very willing to explain different things about Bulgaria’s wilderness and wildlife.’


‘A first class, experienced leader. We learned a lot about the area’s fauna and flora. All the walks were excellent, with good variety and pace. It was very interesting to see people farming.’

L.S & D.S.

‘Nelly was great. Really and genuinely interested in nature and in the Rodopi Mountains. Her passion was great and really infectious.’


‘All walks were magical. Got to the summits of all mountains, and fabulous views.’


‘I loved all the walks; each had its own delights. I also enjoyed the traditional evening with the women singing and dancing…Nelly was excellent in every way. Full of passion for the Rodopi Mountain wilderness; very knowledgeable, warm, friendly and caring at all times.’


‘Could not have asked for a better tour leader. Excellent.’


‘Nellie was excellent. Really added to my enjoyment. Her English and her knowledge of the local plants and birds was outstanding. She was also lots of fun! She put so much effort into ensuring we had a good time. She had such enthusiasm for Bulgaria and its countryside.’


‘A fantastic holiday in a fantastic country. All of the walks were enjoyable. Its impossible to single out one or two. Nelly made the holiday with her warm personality, knowledge of flora, fauna, local customs etc., and her obvious love of her job. A real star!’