The hut is located at 1960 m in Malyovitsa valley, Northwestern Rila Mountains, within the territory of Rila National Park. Originally built in 1934, the hut nowadays is a complex of two buildings – an old and a new one – and can host up to 125 people in dormitories. Hot water and common showers available, also food and drinks.
The hut is accessible along the asphalt road Samokov-Govedartsi-Malyovitsa ski area and further one hour of walking along a trail. The valley is very popular for climbing, hiking and ski touring. Most famous peaks around are Malyovitsa, Malka Malyovitsa, Orlovets, Lovnitsa, Zlia Zab, Kupenite, Popova Kapa. Popular for rock climbing are Kuklata (opposite to the hut), Elenka, the north face of Malyovitsa, Zlia Zab, Ushite.
Contacts: +359 876 232 250 (English speaking); +359 878 719 844
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What does the food service include except for meals?
Can we buy food supply for the rest of the road?
They offer a food menu, but not provisions like in an ordinary shop.
Could the hut be reached by a jeep ?
No, not allowed.
A taxi can reach the hut?
Hi i tried to reach the hut to make a reservation but nobody responded. Do they have an email or whatsapp?
No, as far as I know, try again calling or texting them.
Hi! do they sell maps of the area here or at the Mountain School area?
do this hut have a e-mail adress?
we cant success contact them
We`ve got only the contacts listed above.
How can we make reservations in different huts ??
6 people in 16 th of august.
You may use the contacts listed above.
Hi there, how are the hiking conditions at the end of May generally? Is there much snow left on the trails? And would the hut be open then? Thanks!
Hi, hut will be open, but still a lot of snow will be present the 2300-2400 in the valley.
we are a group of 4 americans coming to Bulgaria to ski in February. Is there a website for the huts to find out what services are available in winter? thank you
Hi, no unfortunately, you may find some info in the Huts section of the website, as well as contacts in order to keep in touch to the hut keepers.
hello, I am trying to make a reservation in the Malyovitsa hut. But I cannot finf their website. Can you help me? Is a reservation necesary in july?
Hi Jacqueline, you can phone/text them on the phone provided: https://bulguides.com/skylab1/malyovitsa-hut/
It is always better to have reservation in advance, especially during weekends.