Visit Bulgaria's largest national park, Rila National Park, filled with meandering rivers, rolling mountains, and rich wildlife. Nestled on the highest mountain range of the Balkans, the park covers 81,046 hectares (200,269 acres) and reaches heights of 3,000 m (9,800 ft). Spend time hiking through landscape and observing some of the 172 animal species, including bears and abundant predatory birds. Alternatively, join guided nature activities like horseback riding, camping, and skiing. At certain parts of the park, you can visit mountains and forests during the daytime and dress up to experience Bulgaria's vibrant nightlife in the evenings. With our online itinerary creator, Rila attractions like Rila National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Tours to Rila National Park
7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $28
Duration: 12 hours
Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $45
Duration: 13 hours
Seven Rila Lakes Day Tour from Sofia BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $55
Duration: 9 hours
Rila National Park Reviews
Rila Gebirge in Bulgarien, wunderschöne Landschaft;) Auch super für Kletterer geeignet;) Oder ihr schaut im Rila Kloster mal vorbei ;) more »Rila Mountains in Bulgaria, beautiful scenery;) Also great for climbers;) Or you can stop by in the Rila Monastery ;)
We went with friends to Seven Rila lakes. The nature and the view from the highest peak is just... i dont have words to describe it. Go and see!!! more »
Longest and cheapest chairlift ever! Simply amazing. Unspoiled. Lots of Bulgarians love to come here. Not a tourist trap! Great boiled corn on the cob. Beware the long return queue.
A must see for everyone, at least once in a lifetime. It is so beautiful and picturesque that can't be described, need to see it with your own eyes!
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