The High Summits of Pirin

  • 3 full days of hiking – traversing the highest parts of Pirin Mountains.
  • The highest summit of Pirin – Mount Vihren (2914 metres) and the Foal (optional).
  • Overnight stay at 2500 metres in a high-altitude mountain hut.

Day 1

7 km, +600/-300 meters

Gotse Delchev Hut

About 45 min transfer to Gotse Delchev Hut, where the bottom lift station of the Bezbog chair lift is located.

Bezbog Lake

Lift up to 2240 m near Bezbog Lake where the trek starts.

Popovo ezero

4,5-5 hours walk around the biggest lake in Pirin – Popovo ezero up to Tevno Lake Hut (Tevno Ezero Hut).

Tevno Lake Hut (Tevno Ezero Hut).

The hut is located at 2512 m above sea level, in a picturesque high mountain cirque, next to a lake (The Dark Lake). Overnight stay in the hut – dormitories, common outside WC, no shower, food and drinks available. Option to climb the nearby Momin Dvor Peak in the afternoon.

Day 2

6,5 hours walk, 11 km, +480/-1025 meters

Tevno Lake Hut

Morning start from Tevno Lake Hut. Today we follow the main ridge of Pirin Mountains with great views of the rocky peaks and blue lakes on both sides.

Tipitsite Peaks

We traverse the Tipitsite Peaks and finally descend along the valley of Bunderishki Lakes down to Vihren Hut.

Vihren Hut

Accommodation in the hut, rooms for 2/3/4/8 people, shower, food and drinks are available.
Day 2

Day 3

7-8 hr trek | +1000/-1000 meters

Mount Vihren

From here we’ll do a 7-8 hours trek, traversing the highest summit of Pirin Mountains – Mount Vihren (2914 metres). Optional extension will take us to the famous “Foal” – a tiny part of the main ridge of Pirin, secured by railings. +1000/-1000 meters for the day.


Afternoon shuttle bus down to the town Bansko – 30 min.
Day 3

Equipment Needed

hiking boots
rucksack (35-45 l)
trekking poles
water and windproof jacket
rain cover
sun hat
sun lotion
warm hat and gloves
water bottle (1,5 litres)
travel liner
personal first aid kit

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