Narrow Gauge Train Ride across the Mountains - April 25, Saturday
Nothing is most beautiful than crossing Rhodope and Rila mountains by the narrow gauge train. Every season mountain looks so beautiful. The blossom trees of flowers in Spring, the fields full with colorful dressed people in Summer. The warmth colors of Autumn spread as a big rug over the mountain. White fairy tale of Winter. Season after season… the train drives, people travel…
The narrow gauge railway crosses mountain passes, go up to large meadows, crossing old villages of Rhodope mountain and deep pine forest of Rila mountain. Travel on that road is a big challenge to meet locals and to enjoy listening of stories and authentic songs. We will take minivan to drive to Septemvri Railway station from where we will pick train. Around 2.30 pm train arrives in the area of Bansko - Razlog. Our minivan will pick us there. We will have a walk in Bansko with visits to Protected content old houses and the church of Holy Trinity. Then we will relax at one of famous local taverns and depart to Sofia in the late afternoon.
If guests are interested, we can get out of the train 3 stops earlier in order to drive to village of Dobarsko to see the interesting Medieval frescoes of the Church there. We will also have a stop at a private home to taste traditional specialities and aromatic herbal tea.
Date: April 25, Sunday
Meeting at: 7.00 am at Hilton Hotel,
7.15 am at Hotel Radisson.
Departure: We depart at 7.30 am to Septemvri Railway station.
Expected return to Sofia around 8. Protected content pm
Price is: Leva 89/ per person calculated at min of 10 people.
Kids up to 3 for free,
Kids up to 12 travel for Leva 40 per child
Price includes: Transportation by minibus Sofia - Septemvri, Bansko–Sofia, Drivers escort, English speaking guide escort, Train tickets,
Entrance fees at Bansko House-museums of Master Velyan and House of Neofit Rilski Protected content , Cup of coffee or glass of wine at a selected Bansko private tavern.
Price does not include: Lunch.
Would you please bring your own package lunch and drinks.
Our minibus will follow the train ride. In case we need extra drinks
or food, the driver will bring
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