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Central Balkan

This horse riding trek takes you to the heart of the Central Balkan National Park. It is one of the most spectacular areas in Bulgaria. The variety of vegetation and interesting rock formations makes for a fascinating horse ride through this wild mountainous region.

The Central Balkan National Park hosts many rare and beautiful species of fauna and flora. There are many rare types of birds such as the Golden eagle, Peregrine falcon and Eagle owl that you can observe from your horse. And there are many animals like the brown bear, red deer, chamois and wild boar.

During your journey on horseback you will enjoy the pristine nature, fresh air and panoramic views that are unique to the Central Balkan near the Aromahoney mountain retreat. This journey involves riding around 6 hours, 20km, per day. Most of terrain is easy but it can sometimes be more challenging. This route is recommended only for good riders. We do not recommend it for beginners.

How much does the 3-day horse riding trek in the Central Balkan mountains cost?

The price for the 3-day horse riding trek in the Central Balkan mountains starts from €290. It includes horse riding for 3 days, accommodation for 4 nights, full-board for 3 days, airport pick-up, horses and equipment, guide, luggage transfer during the trek. The exact price depends on the number of people and your specific requirements for accommodation, food, visits, arts and crafts activities and transport such as car hire.

Highlights of the horse riding trek in the Central Balkan mountains:
  • Trek to the Raiskoto waterfall
  • Reach Botev peak the highest in the Central Balkan
  • Take in the stunning views of North and South Bulgaria in one view
  • Travel through Central Balkan National Park that includes 5 nature reserves and unique wildlife and fauna.

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General information

Location Bulgaria: Central Balkan
Venue Central Balkan mountain range
Dates available Summer, Autumn
Group size From 4 to 6 people
Requirements Medium to experienced rider
Specialist Horse riding guide
Languages spoken Bulgarian, English
Disabled access no
Indicative price per person from

Package content

Included Horses, saddles, helmets, accommodation, food, transport,
Optional Number of days ridning and number of riders,
Excluded Flights, insurance


Spa and health treatments, cultural visits and nature activities