CHALETS IN BULGARIA
 
CHALETS AND SHELTERS IN STARA PLANINA
WEST MIDDLE EAST
WEST PREDBALKAN MIDDLE PREDBALKAN EAST PREDBALKAN

WEST STARA PLANINA

(From Belogradchishkiya to Zlatishkiya Pass)
 
  • BUKOVETS Chalet

    Bukovets Chalet

    Bukovets Chalet

    • Mountain: Golema
    • Location: In Bukovets Village, at the foot of Chukava Summit (the highest peak in Golema Mountain, 1588 m.)
    • Altitude: 1000 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building (former school) with 30 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Ogoya Village – 2,00 h.
      • Batuliya Village – 3,00 h.
      • Rebrovo Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra)(through Batuliya Village and Batuliya Monastery "St. Nikolay") – 4,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Church "St. Nikolay" - neighbourhood
      • Forest house "Chukava" - 1,00 h.
      • Leskova Chalet – 3,30 h.
      • Trastena Chalet – 4,30 h.
    • Reserve Variant: One can stay for the night in Batuliya Monastery, tel.: 07164 / 21-22, GSM: 0889 / 72-76-89, 0898 / 76-93-38
    • Host Association: Svoge Municipality, Sofia Region, 2260 Svoge, 7 Aleksandar Stamboliyski Str., tel: 0726 / 85-37, Web-site
  • BYALATA VODA Chalet

    Byalata voda Chalet

    Byalata voda Chalet

    • Mountain: Koznitsa
    • Location: In the same named area, at the foot of Cherveni Kamak Summit (1051 m.)
    • Altitude: 774 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 59 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, tourist kitchen and canteen as well as small shop available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0878 / 94-79-40
      • The chalet DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Town of Varshets – 7 km. along asphalt road
      • Town of Varshets – 1,30 h. along short path through Ivanchova Polyana area
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Druzhevo Village - 2,30 h.
      • Proboynitsa Chalet – 3,30 h.
      • Parshevitsa Chalet (through Druzhevo Village and Druzhevskata Saddle) – 6,45 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Todorini Kukli", 3540 Varshets, 9 Nikola Vaptsarov Str., tel.: 09527 / 30-36, GSM: 0887 / 87-57-41
  • VARVARA Chalet

    Varvara Chalet

    Varvara Chalet

    • Mountain: Berkovska
    • Location: At the South-East foot of Gola Glava Summit (1599 m.)
    • Altitude: 1450 m.
    • Description: Solid tăĺĺ-storey building
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0888 / 40-50-19
      • GSM: 0889 / 29-61-67
    • Starting points:
      • The bus stop on Petrohan Pass - 0,05 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Petrohan Chalet - 0,30 h.
      • Todorini Kukli Summit (1785 m.) - 2,30 h.
      • Kom Chalet (the new one, the old one) - 3,00 h.
      • Proboynitsa Chalet - 5,45 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Private
  • VELIN DYAL Chalet

    • Mountain: Chiprovska
    • Location: In the same named area
    • Altitude: 890 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building
    • Facilities: -
    • Contact details:
      • Abandoned and robbed
    • Starting points: Town of Chiprovtsi – 1,00 h. (5 km. along cart road)
    • Neighborhood objects: Kopren Chalet – 20 km.
    • Host Association: -
  • GORSKI RAY Chalet

    Gorski Ray Chalet

    Gorski Ray Chalet

    • Mountain: Chiprovska
    • Location: In Bekinska Shobarka Area
    • Altitude: 1450 m.
    • Description: Complex of solid three-storey building and bungalow with total capacity 38 places
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, locally heated, tourist kitchen, canteen and restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points: Chuprene Village - 4,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Popovitsa Summit (1349 m.)
      • Veternik Summit (1422 m.)
      • Replyanska ex-frontier post
      • Rakov Summit (1337 m.)
      • Ostra Chuka Summit (1969 m.)
      • Replyanska Tsarkva Summit (1967 m.)
      • Obov Summit (2033 m.)
      • Svetinikolski Pass
      • Midzhur Summit (2168 m., the highest peak in West Stara Planina) - 5,00 h.
    • Host Association: Private
  • KASHANA Chalet

    Kashana Chalet

    Kashana Chalet

    • Mountain: On the boundary between Etropolska and Zlatishko-Tetevenska Mountain
    • Location: In Kashana Saddle – the peak of Zlatishki Pass
    • Altitude: 1340 m.
    • Description: Complex of solid building with three bungalows with total capacity 44 places
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0882 / 71-44-16
    • Starting points (along asphalt roads):
      • Town of Zlatitsa (Railway Station on the Podbalkanska line) – 15 km. along asphalt road
      • Town of Etropole – 18 km. along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Murgana Chalet – 1,00 h.
      • Strazhata Chalet – 3,00 h.
      • Svishtiplaz Chalet (passing through the same named peak on South-East) – 3,00 h.
      • Svishtiplaz Chalet (passing near by Svishtiplaz Summit from its North side) – 3,30 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Staroplaninski Turist", 2180 Etropole, 11 Georgi Dimitrov Str., tel.: 0720 / 6-47-02, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-97, E-mail
  • KOM Chalet (the new one)

    Kom Chalet (the new one)

    Kom Chalet (the new one)

    • Mountain: Berkovska
    • Location: In Gorna Koriya Area
    • GPS Position: 43 11 20.3N 023 04 51.0E
    • Altitude: 1515 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Complex of solid two-storey building (120 places) and 12 bungalows (48 places). Totally 168 places available
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated or by electric stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Web cam
    • Bulgarian Tourist Association Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0885 / 83-02-71
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Town of Berkovitsa (Final Railway Station on the line Boychinovtsi–Berkovitsa) – 3,30 h. on foot along marked path (15 km. along asphalt road)
      • Petrohan Pass – 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Kom Chalet (the old one) – 0,25 h.
      • Kom Summit (2016 m.) – 2,00 h.
      • Varvara Chalet – 2,30 h.
      • Petrohan Chalet – 3,00 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Berkovitsa", 3500 Berkovitsa, 4 Hristo Botev Str., tel.: 0953 / 8-04-28, GSM: 0882 / 96-62-75, GSM: 0889 / 30-08-16, GSM: 0882 / 96-65-00, E-mail
  • KOM Chalet (the old one)

    Kom Chalet (the old one)

    Kom Chalet (the old one)

    • Mountain: Berkovska
    • Location: In Pokoya Area
    • GPS Position: 43 10 54.8N 023 04 43.0E
    • Altitude: 1629 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 28 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Town of Berkovitsa (Final Railway Station on the line Boychinovtsi–Berkovitsa) – 4,00 h. on foot along marked path (18 km. along asphalt and cart road)
      • Petrohan Pass – 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Kom Chalet (the new one) – 0,20 h.
      • Kom Summit (2016 m.) – 1,30 h.
      • Varvara Chalet – 2,30 h.
      • Petrohan Chalet – 3,00 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Berkovitsa", 3500 Berkovitsa, 4 Hristo Botev Str., tel.: 0953 / 8-04-28, GSM: 0882 / 96-62-75, GSM: 0889 / 30-08-16, GSM: 0882 / 96-65-00, E-mail
  • KOPREN Chalet

    • Mountain: Chiprovska
    • Location: In Oreshakova Chuka Area, below Kopren Summit (2119 m.)
    • Altitude: 975 m.
    • Description: Complex of one-storey building and two bungalows with 38 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0878 / 90-41-40
      • Tel: 09555 / 22-20 (Town-hall of Kopilovtsi Village)
    • Starting points: Kopilovtsi Village – 1,30 h. along marked path (6 km. along asphalt road)
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Kopren Holiday House - GSM: 0878 / 26-62-65
      • The Durshin Skok and Vodniyat Skok Waterfalls
    • Host Association: Georgi Damyanovo Municipality, Montana Region, 3470 Georgi Damyanovo Village, 2 Edinadeseta Str., tel.: 09551 / 22-20, fax: 09551 / 23-40, E-mail, Web-site
  • LEDENIKA Chalet

    • Mountain: Vrachanska
    • Location: In Ledenishki Valog Area, near the urbanized cave Ledenika
    • Altitude: 850 m.
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 65 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 092 / 62-04-13
      • Fax: 092 / 66-54-75
      • GSM: 0888 / 79-22-79
      • GSM: 0896 / 76-61-44
      • E-mail
      • Web-site
    • Starting points:
      • Town of Vratsa (Railway Station on the line Sofia–Mezdra–Vidin) – 2,30 h. along marked path through Zgorigrad Village
      • Town of Vratsa - 16 km along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Ledenika Cave and Amusement Park "Ledenika" – 0,10 h.
      • Zambina Mogila Summit (1209 m.) – 1,20 h.
      • Parshevitsa Chalet – 2,30 h. on foot (11 km. along asphalt road)
    • Host Association:
      • Regional Administration - Vratsa, 3000, 1 Demokratsia Blvd., tel.: 092 / 66-14-29, fax: 092 / 66-31-18, E-mail, Web-site
      • Rented to "N. Kotsev" Ltd., under contract by March 7, 2008 for 10 years
  • LESKOVA Chalet

    Leskova Chalet

    Leskova Chalet (2002)

    • Mountain: Golema
    • Location: In the abandoned neighborhood Leskova in Osenovlag Village
    • Altitude: 1340 m.
    • Description: Solid one-storey building (former school) with 28 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, not wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0878 / 92-75-26
    • Starting points:
      • Osenovlag Village – 2,00 h.
      • Ogoya Village – 2,30 h.
      • Litakovo Village – 4,00 h.
      • Ignatitsa Village – 6,30 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Bukovets Chalet - 3,00 h.
      • Trastenitsa Chalet – 6,00 h.
      • Murgash Chalet – 6,30 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Hunting band
  • LYULYAKA Chalet

    Lyulyaka Chalet

    Lyulyaka Chalet

    • Mountain: Sofiyska
    • Location: In Dzhulin Kladenets Area, on the right bank of the Kriva Reka River
    • GPS Position: 42 53 29.2N 023 10 27.0E
    • Altitude: 675 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 26 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Belidie Han Village – 2 km. along narrow asphalt road (0,20 h. on foot)
      • Gradets Village – 0,45 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • near the chalet has:
        • suitable for climbing rocks (Stenite climbing area)
        • about 30 small caves (the largest - Galabarnika 90 m)
      • Dramsha Village (along the canyon-like valley of the Kriva Reka River) – 2,30 h.
      • Chibaovtsi Village – 3,00 h.
      • Town of Svoge – 6,30 h.
    • Host Association: Managing Committee of BTA, 1040 Sofia, 75 Vasil Levski Blvd. (Sportnata Palata Building), fl. 5, tel.: 02 / 987-34-09, tel.: 02 / 9300-648, fax: 02 / 986-22-55; E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site, Facebook;

      Chalet Department: tel.: 02 / 9300-674, GSM: 0882 / 56-67-77, E-mail, E-mail1;

      Information Center: tel.: 02 / 980-12-85, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-19, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-20, GSM: 0896 / 68-83-20, fax: 02 / 987-69-41, Web-site, E-mail, E-mail1

  • MALINA Chalet

    • Mountain: Berkovska
    • Location: In Etropole Area
    • Altitude: 1550 m.
    • Description: Solid one-storey building
    • Facilities: -
    • Contact details:
      • The chalet DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Gintsi Village – 2,00 h.
      • Town of Godech – 3,30 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Petrohan Pass – 1,30 h.
      • Kom Summit (2016 m.) – 4,00 h.
      • Kom Chalet – 5,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Petrohan" - town of Godech, 2240, 3 Gradina Str., GSM: 0888 / 88 94 64
  • MURGANA Chalet

    Murgana Chalet

    Murgana Chalet

    • Mountain: Etropolska
    • Location: In Topalov Kladenets Area, at the South-East foot of Murgana Summit (1639 m.)
    • Altitude: 1430 m.
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 88 places capacity and one-storey tourist dormitory with 18 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist kitchen, canteen and baths available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Association Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0887 / 56-09-95
      • GSM: 0886 / 89-04-44
      • Web-site
    • Starting points:
      • Kashana Saddle (the peak of Zlatishki Pass) – 1,00 h.
      • Chelopech Village (Railway Station on the Podbalkanska line) – 2,00 h.
      • Mirkovo Village (Railway Station on the Podbalkanska line) – 3,00-3,30 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Kashana Chalet – 1,00 h.
      • Chavdar Chalet – 4,00 h.
      • Svishtiplaz Chalet – 4,30 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association:
      • Chelopech Municipality, Sofia Region, 2087 Chelopech Village, 1 Treti Mart Blvd., tel.: 07185 / 25-50, fax: 07185 / 23-60, E-mail, Web-site
      • Tourist Association "Murgana" - Chelopech Village, 2087, Sofia Region, 1 Treti mart Blvd., tel.: 07185 / 25-50, fax: 07185 / 23-60, GSM: 0889 / 88-69-96, GSM: 0896 / 76-61-61, E-mail, E-mail1
  • MURGASH Chalet

    Murgash Chalet

    Murgash Chalet

    • Old names: Orlovo Gnezdo Chalet and Vladko Chalet
    • Mountain: Murgash
    • Location: At the South-West foot of Murgash Summit
    • Altitude: 1400 m.
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 60 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate (very often there is no electricity), heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen, canteen and small shop available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0897 / 50-29-40
      • The chalet DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Zhelyava Village – 3,30 h.
      • Town of Buhovo – 4,00 h. (14 km. along cart road)
      • Zherkovo Area – 4,00 h.
      • Vracheshkiya Monastery "St. 40 Machenitsi" (through Beliya Kamak Area) – 4,00 h.
      • Churek Village – 4,30 h.
      • Yablanitsa Village – 4,30 h.
      • Vrachesh Village (through Zla Polyana Area and Murgash Summit) – 6,00 h.
      • Vitinya Pass – 6,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Murgash Summit (1687 m.) – 0,30 h.
      • Beliya Kamak Area – 1,30 h.
      • Leskova Chalet – 6,30 h.
      • Strelets Hunting Chalet
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Kremikovtsi", Botunets Residential District, 2A Vasil Levski Str. (the petrol station), tel.: 02 / 994-30-48, GSM: 0886 / 66-22-02, GSM: 0884 / 30-01-60, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • OKOLCHITSA Chalet

    Okolchitsa Chalet

    Okolchitsa Chalet

    • Mountain: Vrachanska
    • Location: Near Okolchitsa Summit (1058 m.)
    • Altitude: 1082 m.
    • Description: Complex of 6 one-storey panel bungalows with total capacity 84 places and service building. It was opened in 1981 and originally owned by the County Council of Bulgarian Tourist Association - Vratsa. By 2012, it is supported by the memorial complex "Botev path" and then was abandoned and robbed. In 2012 issued acts on state property
    • Facilities: -
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Chelopek Village (Baba Iliytsa Museum House) – 2,00 h. on foot
      • Town of Vratsa (Railway Station on the line Sofia–Mezdra–Vidin) – 3,00 h. on foot
      • Lyutibrod Village (near Ritlite and through the historical Rashov Dol) – 3,00 h.
      • Cherepishki Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno" (through a rail way tunnel and then through the historical Rashov Dol) – 3,30 h.
      • Chelopek Village - 10 km. along asphalt road
      • Town of Vratsa - 22 km. along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • The monument on Okolchitsa Summit – 0,3 km.
      • Yolkovitsa Area (the death place of Hristo Botev) - 2 km.
      • Parshevitsa Chalet – 4,30 h.
      • Ledenika Chalet – 6,30 h.
      • Amusement Park "The Fairy Tale" (Web-site) - 15 km. along asphalt road
    • Host Association: Regional Administration - Vratsa, 3000, 1 Demokratsia Blvd., tel.: 092 / 66-14-29, fax: 092 / 66-31-18, E-mail, Web-site
  • PETROHAN Chalet

    Petrohan Chalet

    Petrohan Chalet

    • Mountain: Koznitsa
    • Location: South-East from Petrohan Pass
    • Altitude: 1470 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 76 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen and restaurant available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0888 / 86-79-30
    • Starting points:
      • Petrohan Pass – 0,25 h. along short path (1,8 km. along asphalt road)
      • Town of Varshets (Zanozhene Residential District)(through Todorini Kukli Summit) – 6,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Varvara Chalet - 0,30 h.
      • Todorini Kukli Summit (1785 m.) – 2,00 h.
      • Kom Chalet (the new one, the old one) – 3,30 h.
      • Proboynitsa Chalet – 5,15 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Private
  • PROBOYNITSA Chalet

    Proboynitsa Chalet

    Proboynitsa Chalet

    • Mountain: Koznitsa
    • Location: On the left bank of the Proboynitsa River, near Gubislav Village
    • Altitude: 1000 m.
    • Description: Solid four-storey building with 59 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Lakatnik Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra) – 3,30-4,00 h. on foot along marked path (15 km. along asphalt and cart road)
      • Bov Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra)(through the Skaklya Waterfall and the villages Zasele and Zanoge) – 6,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Lakatnishkite Skali Rocks – 2,30 h.
      • Byalata Voda Chalet – 3,30 h.
      • Petrohan Chalet – 6,00 h.
      • Parshevitsa Chalet – 6,00 h.
      • Trastena Chalet – 6,00 h.
      • Varvara Chalet - 6,15 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association:
      • Svoge Municipality, Sofia Region, 2260 Svoge, 7 Aleksandar Stamboliyski Str., tel: 0726 / 85-37, Web-site
      • Managing Committee of BTA, 1040 Sofia, 75 Vasil Levski Blvd. (Sportnata Palata Building), fl. 5, tel.: 02 / 987-34-09, tel.: 02 / 9300-648, fax: 02 / 986-22-55; E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site, Facebook;

        Chalet Department: tel.: 02 / 9300-674, GSM: 0882 / 56-67-77, E-mail, E-mail1;

        Information Center: tel.: 02 / 980-12-85, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-19, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-20, GSM: 0896 / 68-83-20, fax: 02 / 987-69-41, Web-site, E-mail, E-mail1

  • PARSHEVITSA Chalet

    Parshevitsa Chalet

    Parshevitsa Chalet

    • Mountain: Vrachanska
    • Location: In Kalichina Bara Area, below Krastanova Mogila Summit
    • Altitude: 1280 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 53 places capacity. Officially opened on January 27, 1963. By 2012, it is owned by the Tourist Association "Veslets" - Vratsa
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0878 / 10-38-70
      • GSM: 0878 / 10-38-74
      • GSM: 0898 / 78-92-00
      • For reservations: 094 / 60-01-76
    • Starting points:
      • Milanovo Village – 3,00 h.
      • Town of Vratsa (Railway Station on the line Sofia–Mezdra–Vidin) – 3,30 h. along short path
      • Opletnya Railway Stop (on the line Sofia–Mezdra) - 4,00 h.
      •  Town of Vratsa - 23 km along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Near by Parshevitsa Dairy (from where one can buy different dairy products
      • Ski runs "Parshevitsa", approximately 1000 meters long and equipped with surface lift with a capacity of 300 people per hour
      • Beglichka Mogila Summit (the highest peak in Vrachanska Mountain, 1482 m.) – 0,40 h.
      • The Borov Kamak Waterfall – 0,40 h.
      • Ledenika Chalet and the urbanized cave Ledenika – 2,00 h. (11 km. along asphalt road)
      • Okolchitsa Chalet – 4,00 h.
      • Proboynitsa Chalet – 6,00 h.
    • Host Association: Private, submitted by the trustee of the Association "Tourist Association Veslets-Vratsa", declared bankrupt
  • RUDINATA Chalet

    Rudinata Chalet

    Rudinata Chalet

    • Mountain: Bilo Mountain, part of Etropolska Mountain
    • Location: Below Rudina Summit (1371 m.)
    • GPS Position: 42 50 40.8N 023 50 53.5E
    • Altitude: 1282 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Complex of solid one-storey building with 60 places, tourist kitchen and canteen and a subsidiary building
    • Bulgarian Tourist Association Cards: Valid
    • Facilities: Water-supplied by pump, the drinking water is outside, wired by aggregate (very often there is no electricity), heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0879 / 84-76-53
      • GSM: 0885 / 31-34-89
    • Starting points:
      • Zelin Resort neat Botevgrad (autobahn Hemus) – 2,00-2,30 h.
      • Razliv Village – 4,00 h.
      • Town of Pravets – 4,30 h.
      • Trudovets Village – 4,30 h.
      • Town of Etropole (Staroplaninets Chalet) – 6,00 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Venetsa Summit – 0,30 h.
      • Manyakov Kamak Summit (the highest peak in Bilo Mountain, part of Etropolska Mountain, 1439 m.) – 1,00 h.
      • Ribni Vir Area – 2,30 h.
      • Zvezdets Summit (1655 m.) – 3,30 h.
      • Botevgradski Pass – 4,00 h.
      • Chavdar Chalet – 4,30-5,00 h.
      • Koyna and Nikola Mukanski Chalet (in Lakavishki Ridge of the West Predbalkan) (through Trudovets Village) – 5,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Venetsa" - Town of Botevgrad, 37 Zelenigrad Str., tel.: 0723 / 6-81-69, GSM: 0889 / 43-66-47
  • STAROPLANINETS Chalet

    Staroplaninets Chalet

    Staroplaninets Chalet

    • Old name: Staroplaninets Tourist House
    • Mountain: Etropolska
    • Location: In the outskirts of town of Etropole, in Lozeto Area
    • GPS Position: 42 50 08.9N 023 59 02.3E
    • Altitude: 582 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 50 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points: Etropole Bus Station – 0,30 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • The cultural and historical sightseeing of the town (the city historical museum, the clock tower, two ancient churches, Revival houses)
      • Etropolski Monastery "St. Troitsa" – 2,00 h.
      • The Vranata Voda Waterfall – 3,00 h.
      • Strazhata Chalet (in Middle Stara Planina Mountains) – 5,00 h.
      • Kashana Chalet – 18 km. along asphalt road
      • Chavdar Chalet – 5,30 h.
      • Rudinata Chalet – 6,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Staroplaninski Turist", 2180 Etropole, 11 Georgi Dimitrov Str., tel.: 0720 / 6-47-02, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-97, E-mail
  • TRASTENA Chalet

    Trastena Chalet

    Trastena Chalet

    • Wrongly named: Trastenaya Chalet
    • Mountain: Golema
    • Location: At the North foot of Izdremets Summit
    • Altitude: 1130 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 34 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0886 / 40-74-95
    • Starting points:
      • Lakatnik Village – 1,30 h. on foot along path and short cuts (7 km. along gravel path)
      • Bov Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra) – 3,00 h. on foot (12 km.)
      • Lakatnik Railway Station – 3,00 h. on foot along asphalt road, path and short cuts (14 km. along asphalt road and gravel path
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Near by ruins from ancient monastery, Izdremets Summit (1492 m.) – 1,00 h.
      • Osenovlashki Monastery "Rozhdestvo Bogorodichno" (also called Sedemte Prestola) – 2,00 h.
      • Proboynitsa Chalet – 6,00 h.
      • Leskova Chalet – 6,00 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Private
  • CHAVDAR Chalet

    Chavdar Chalet

    Chavdar Chalet

    • Old names: Planinets Chalet and Baba Chalet
    • Mountain: Etropolska
    • Location: In Vihrushki Polyani Area, West from Baba Summit (1787 m.)
    • Altitude: 1450 m.
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 30 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist kitchen and canteen available, hot tea, coffee and soups are offered
    • Bulgarian Tourist Association Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0878 / 38-03-05
      • GSM: 0896 / 71-59-08
      • E-mail
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Bunovo Railway Station (on the Podbalkanska line) – 2,30 h.
      • Stargel Village – 3,30 h.
      • Mirkovo Railway Station (on the Podbalkanska line) – 4,00 h.
      • Town of Etropole (Staroplaninets Chalet) – 5,30 h.
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Zvezdets Summit (1655 m.) – 1,30 h.
      • Murgana Chalet – 4,00 h.
      • Rudinata Chalet – 5,00 h.
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Zelena Bulgaria", Sofia, 119 Parva Balgarska Armia Str., GSM: 0882 / 96-64-41, E-mail
  • Tourist Dormitory VITINYA

    Vitinya Tourist Dormitory

    Vitinya Tourist Dormitory

    • Mountain: Murgash
    • Location: On Vitinya Pass
    • Altitude: 950 m.
    • Description: One-storey bungalow with 20 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0895 / 46-02-20
    • Starting points: The diversion for Vitinya Pass (the old road) on the Hemus Autoban – by public transport
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Botevgradski Pass – 1,30 h.
      • Chavdar Chalet – 4,00 h.
      • Murgash Chalet – 6,00 h.
    • Reserve Variant: One can stay for the night in some of the Holiday Houses near by
    • Point of European Route: E-3 (Kom – Emine)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Staroplaninski Turist", 2180 Etropole, 11 Georgi Dimitrov Str., tel.: 0720 / 6-47-02, GSM: 0882 / 96-64-97, E-mail
  • Tourist Dormitory in IGNATITSA Village

    • Mountain: Rzhana
    • Location: In Ignatitsa Village
    • Altitude: 344 m.
    • Description: Located in a school with 16 places capacity. It is built as a point of the not so famous route from Okolchitsa Area to Kremikovski Monastery "St. Geogri" (after the steps of the Botev’s rebel Dimitar Stefanov – Kazaka)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves
    • Contact details:
      • The Tourist Dormitory DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points: Zverino Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra) – 0,40 h. along short path (6 km. along asphalt road)
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Cherepishki Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno" – 2,00 h.
      • Leskova Chalet – 6,30 h.
      • Okolchitsa Chalet – 6,30 h.
    • Host Association: -
  • HIZHATA Tourist House

    Hizhata Tourist House

    Hizhata Tourist House

    • Other name: Vestitelyat Chalet
    • Old names: Tourist House HRISTO BOTEV near town of Vratsa, Hizhata Tavern
    • Mountain: Vrachanska
    • Location: In Kaleto Area
    • GPS Position: 43 11 52.7N 023 33 06.0E
    • Altitude: 469 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building. Designed by architect Petar Dogramadzhiev, build with the voluntary labour and contributions of Vrats citizens. Opened on 8 November 1926. Restored in 2006. On the first floor is the exhibition "History of the tourist movement in Vratsa", while the second - coffee-shop "Hizhata"
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by stoves
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Vratsa Bus Station – by public transport or on foot
      • Vratsa Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra–Vidin) - by public transport or on foot
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • The cultural and historical sightseeing of the town of Vratsa
      • Vratsata Pass
      • The Vratsa rocks (with more than 100 mountaineering routes) – 2 km.
      • Chayka Hotel with an artificial lake with pedalos
      • Vrattsata Alpine House - 4 km.
      • Ledenika Chalet and Ledenika Cave – 18 km.
      • Okolchitsa Chalet and Okolchitsa Summit – 21 km.
      • Parshevitsa Chalet – 25 km.
    • Host Association: Vratsa Municipality, Municipal Enterprise "Sport and Tourism", 3000 Vratsa, Sports complex "Hristo Botev", tel.: 092 / 62-72-63
  • VRATTSATA Alpine House

    Vrattsata Alpine House

    Vrattsata Alpine House

    • Unpopular: "House of the mountaineer"
    • Mountain: Vrachanska
    • Location: On Vrattsata Pass, on the left bank of the Leva River, in territory of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. Against Alpine house is the most impressive rock of the Vratsa rocks - "Central wall", 350 meters high. The Alpine House is hosting the annual "Boteva alpiniada", collecting climbers from around the country
    • GPS Position: 43 11 27.3N 023 31 58.0E
    • Altitude: 441 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 21 places capacity in: 7 double rooms, 1 room with three beds and one room with four beds. All rooms have private bathroom
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen with 50 seats, bar, conference hall, parking
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Vratsa Bus Station – by public transport to the village Zgorigrad or on foot
      • Vratsa Railway Station (on the line Sofia–Mezdra–Vidin) - by public transport to the village Zgorigrad or on foot
      • Town of Vratsa - 2 km along asphalt road
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Chayka Hotel with an artificial lake with pedalos - 5 min.
      • Vratsata Pass
      • Ecopath "Heritage Trail "Ancient and Medieval Vratitsa", which passes along the archaeological site Gradishte - 1 hour circular route
      • The Vratsa rocks (with more than 100 mountaineering routes)
      • The cultural and historical sightseeing of the town of Vratsa
      • Borov Kamak Waterfall
      • Vrachanska Skaklya Waterfall
      • Ledenika Chalet and Ledenika Cave – 14 km.
      • Parshevitsa Chalet – 21 km.
      • Okolchitsa Chalet and Okolchitsa Summit – 24 km.
    • Host Association: Association "Tourist Association Veslets-Vratsa", declared bankrupt. Alpine house is published for sale by the trustee of the association
  • STRELETS Hunting Chalet

    Strelets Hunting Chalet

    Strelets Hunting Chalet

    • Mountain: Sofiyska
    • Location: At the South foots of Sofiyska Mountain
    • GPS Position: 42 49 09.3N 023 30 37.0E
    • Altitude: 1016 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 23 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired by aggregate, restaurant available
    • Bulgarian Tourist Association Cards: Not valid
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0886 / 45-81-32
      • GSM: 0877 / 57-32-44
    • Starting points:
      • Kremikovtsi Residential District, town of Sofia - 0,40 h. on foot to Kremikovtsi Monastery "St. Georgi", and then 1,15 h. (5,5 km.) along the cart path
    • Neighborhood objects:
      • Saddle - 0,15 h.
      • Svetata Voda Area - 0,40 h.
      • The monument of Dimitar Stefanov - Kazaka
      • Kremikovtsi Monastery "St. Georgi"
      • Seslavski Monastery "St. Nikolay"
      • Goten Summit (1295 m.) - the highest peak in Sofiyska Mountain
      • Murgash Chalet
    • Host Association: The hunting band in Kremikovtsi Residential District
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