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Address: Bansko, Bulgaria
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USD 54.52*
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Pirin Mountain Hiking: Vihren Hut to Yavorov Hut Full Day Tour from Bansko
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Lovely walk up in the hills

What a lovely place walked to the lake them went down to the stream and had picnic lunch, beautiful place. We were lucky to have a local guide who got us a parking space right by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place walked to the lake them went down to the stream and had picnic lunch, beautiful place. We were lucky to have a local guide who got us a parking space right by the hut. Probably should have walked a bit further but very hot and so lovely just enjoyed relaxing by the waters

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The parking lot is narrow and small. There are many crowds. There is a wonderful view from above. The air is very clean. Not very steep.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Vihren Hut can be reached in just over 1 hour from the top station of the gondola from Bansko. Stick to the yellow path heading directly up the valley. From the Hut there are s several we'll marked paths that lead you to the high hanging valleys and on to the ridges and summits of the surrounding peaks. If you... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

On weekends in Juli and August when the weather is fine it is very crowded. Only the early riser can drive up till the Vihren hut. After 9 o'clock you have to park 200 m the hut. If you have knee problems: do the round course clockwise - starting at the Vihrenhut. In the ascent you a stony path with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

In winter Vihren peak is covered with snow and is great to hike and ride down with ski or splitboard. If you want to do in winter be sure you are well prepared. If you don't understand from safe winter travel in avalanche terrain, then is good to hire a Mountain guide. In summer climb to Vihren peak 2914m is... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My boyfriend and I climbed to the peak of Vihren - a circular trail following the red mark. it took us 3 hours up, 3 hours down. It wasn't easy, but reaching to the top worth everything.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

When the weather conditions are good, one will fell the joy and tranquility of this magnificent place. The entire mountain laing in front of you and presenting the raw beauty of high peaks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We drove up to the Vihrin hut by car. The road was in good condition. Near the end it gets quite narrow but if you are used to driving in the mountains, it is not a problem. Only parking is not too easy. The path to the top of the Vihren was very steep and adventurous, just how I like... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We drove up to the vihren hut from bansko on a week day then followed the yellow and blue trail to the bridge then the red and green to the most stunning lake. To the lake and back took us 4 hours with a 3 and 6 year old. Lots of amazing scenery en route and a very easy way... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is an absolutely gorgeous mountain top, with great views and amazing nature. Difficult to climb, but the descend is really fast. Totally worth it!

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