Trekking and hiking - Balkan Jewel Resort & Chalets

Trekking and hiking

Трекинг и преходи в Банско

Bansko – A Paradise for Hiking, Trekking and Walking for all Levels


The stunningly beautiful Pirin mountains surrounding the Balkan Jewel Resort in Razlog near Bansko Bulgaria mean that there are hiking,trekking and walking trails suitable for everyone.

Whether you are going to self guide or go with a guide, from novices exploring the mountains for the first time, to experienced mountaineers striving for the ultimate challenge.

The undiscovered paths, the beautiful glacial lakes, Banderishki Lakes, Chairski Lakes, Kremenski Lakes, Popovo Lake, Samodivski Lakes, Sinanishko Lake, Tipitski Lakes, Valyavishki Lakes and the dense pine and fir forests, the granite mountain peaks make a scenery of unparalleled beauty


  • Self Guided Walking Tours
  • Self Guided Hikes
  • Self Guided Hikes From Razlog
  • Self Guided Walking Trails From Razlog


We also run various Hiking and Trekking Half day and Full day Escorted Tours, packages and holidays.

  • Hiking to the Okoto lake (2200 m) – visit the oldest tree in Bulgaria (duration: 1-2 hours)
  • Hiking to the Vihen mount (2914 m) – highest in Pirin (duration: 5-6 hours)
  • Mountain track from Bansko to Muratovo, Ribno and Okoto lakes, the most beautiful lakes in Bunderitsa valley (duration: 3 hours)
  • Mountain track from Bansko to Damianitsa chalet through Vasilashkite lakes (duration: 4-5 hours)
  • Mountain track from Bezbog to Damianitsa chalet – through Gazeisku circus or through Vasilaskite lakes (duration: 4-5 hours)
  • Mountain track from Bezbog chalet to Popovo lake – the largest in Pirin (duration: 3-4 hours)
  • Mountain track from Vihren chalet to Yavorov chalet through the highest peak Vihren and Koncheto (duration: 7-8 hours)
  • One day hiking from Bansko (1000 m) to Mocharata chalet (1700 m) – Bansko (through the forest)
  • *Available in spring / summer / autumn seasons

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A number of adventure and sports packages which can include Hiking, Trekking & Walking  and a mixture of some or all of the following

  • River Rafting
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Horse Riding
  • Quad Bikes or Buggies
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking, Trekking & Walking
  • Fishing
  • and much much more



If you are planning to come with a group please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any help with organising a special package including several tours

  • Custom Packages

Don’t see exactly the right package for you or your group ? We offer a complimentary Group & Event Organiser who specialises in helping you make arrangements for you or your group and will help you put together a custom package to suit.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d have any questions, would like to book or to speak to our Event & Group Coordinator.

PS: We also Offer Full day and half day guided tours which include hiking

Our complimentary event managers are more than happy to help you organise your group, celebration or incentive.

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