• Small groups , personal attention !
  • Тhe Rural tourism shows the real face of Bulgaria
  • Only we are offering this trip !
  • Meeting point: Aleksander Nevsky cathedral at 7.00am.


The mountainous terrain that covers so much of the Balkans has embarrass the development of railways. One of the best trips from all around Balkans is Septemvri – Bansko railway, according to “TripAdvisor” (comments) Also Thomas Cook highlights these one. But we will take the best part !

Meeting point:  Aleksander Nevsky cathedral at 7.00am

Transfer from Sofia to village of Varvara. From here we will jump on the small cozy train, called

“Tesnolineika”(at 8.45 am).

The journey begins in western Rhodope ranges. The scenery is varied as well as beautiful, with a mixture of deciduous forests (especially nice in autumn), conifers, and open pasture. We will pass pass through the city of Velingrad – the SPA capital of the Balkans. The train is continue ascending the Rodopi mountain to the highest station on Balkans Avramovo – our last stop. From here we can see Rila mount. At 12.20pm we will catch the other train coming from Bansko to Varvara – different point of view !

By 2.40pm. we will be again in Varvara. The program is followed by visiting a place with hot springs(2hrs. + late lunch). You can bring sandwiches for the journey.

  • Duration 8hrs.