CHALETS IN BULGARIA
 
CHALETS AND SHELTERS OF VITOSHA

VITOSHA

  • ALEKO Chalet

    Aleko Chalet - summer

    Aleko Chalet - summer

    Aleko Chalet - winter

    Aleko Chalet - winter

    • Location: Maslovitsa area, in the Northeast foot on Malak Rezen Summit (2191 m.)
    • GPS Position: 42 34 57.2N 023 17 31.7E
    • Altitude: 1810 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 100 places capacity; the oldest chalet in Vitosha Mountain. With Decision # 97/20.02.2009 of the Council of Ministers, the ownership of Aleko Chalet was transferred free of BTA
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen, restaurant and tea room, ski and snowboard school, ski wardrobes, an artificial climbing wall, Wi-Fi Internet access available
    • Web cam
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Valid
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • Tel.: 02 / 967-11-13
      • GSM: 0888 / 35-01-40
      • Phone number of the Neighbourhood Mountain Rescue Base: 02 / 967-11-55
      • Web-site
    • Starting points:
      • The upper lift station of Simeonosvki lift - neighborhood
      • The upper lift station Goli Vrah of Dragalevski lift 0,15 h.
      • The medial lift station Bay Krastyo of Dragalevski Lift - 1,15 h.
      • Dragalevtsi Residential District, Simeonovo Residential District and Bistritsa Village approximately 2,30 - 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Mecha Polyana Area 0,10 h.
      • Prespa Departmental Chalet - 0,30 h.
      • Ushite Shelter (through Plateau) 1,00 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter (through Stenata Area) 1,30 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet (through Plateau and Ushite Shelter) 1,30 h.
      • Trainee Base Akademik (through Mecha Polyana Area) 2,00 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Moten", 1164 Sofia, Lozenets Residential District, 49 Korab Planina Str., tel./fax: 02 / 980-55-33, GSM: 0888 / 30-53-33, GSM: 0887 / 51-71-09, E-mail, E-mail1, Web-site
  • BELITE BREZI Chalet

    Belite Brezi Chalet

    Belite Brezi Chalet

    • Unpopular: Beli Brezi Chalet
    • Location: Belite brezi area
    • GPS Position: 42 37 04.8N 023 13 40.5E
    • Altitude: 1319 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 50 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 0,15 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 1,00 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 1,40 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Planinets Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet 0,40 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet - 0,50 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 3,00 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

  • BOERITSA Chalet

    Boeritsa Chalet

    Boeritsa Chalet

    • Location: Boeritsa area, at the foot of Chernata Skala Summit
    • GPS Position: 42 36 09.1N 023 15 15.1E
    • Altitude: 1710 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with mansard and 40 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, tourist kitchen and canteen available
    • Contact details:
      • The chalet DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,30 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet 2-3 min.
      • Borova Gora Chalet 5 min.
      • Boeritsa Hotel - 8-9 min.
      • Kumata Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Chernata Skala Summit (1869 m.) 0,30 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet 0,40 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet - 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,45-2,00 h.
    • Host Association: Sofia Municipality, Directorate "Municipal Property", 1000 Sofia, 41 Moskovska Str., room 102, tel.: 02 / 981-02-04, tel.: 02 / 9377-513, fax: 02 / 981-23-44, E-mail, Web-site
  • BOROVA GORA Chalet

    Borova Gora Chalet

    Borova Gora Chalet

    • Location: Boeritsa area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 06.9N 023 15 10.6E
    • Altitude: 1703 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 25 places capacity (former forest association house)
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0897 / 29-39-80
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,30 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet 2-3 min.
      • Boeritsa Hotel - 2-3 min.
      • Boeritsa Chalet 5 min.
      • Kumata Chalet 0,15 h.
      • Chernata Skala Summit (1869 m.) 0,30 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet 0,40 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,45-2,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Chorus Association in Bulgaria, 1000 Sofia, 6 Tsar Kaloyan Str., office # 111, GSM: 0888 / 49-34-95, GSM: 0896 / 68-85-66
  • EDELVAYS Chalet

    Edelvays Chalet

    Edelvays Chalet

    • Location: Machovoto area
    • GPS Position: 42 35 18.4N 023 13 49.0E
    • Altitude: 1679 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 22 places capacity. Once there was another building that burned down in a fire in the 90s of the twentieth century.
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, there is also small shop available (offering hot soups, tea, coffee)
    • Bulgarian Tourist Associations Cards: Not valid
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0888 / 51-23-81
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,30 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Zvezditsa Chalet 0,10 h.
      • Konyarnka Shelter 0,30 h.
      • Ostritsa Hotel 0,30 h.
      • Kumata Chalet 0,45 h.
      • Selimitsa Chalet 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,45-2,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Edelvays", 1000 Sofia, 11 Todor Aleksandrov Blvd., GSM: 0879 / 60-00-72, GSM: 0896 / 64-70-86
  • ESPERANTO Chalet

    Esperanto Chalet

    Esperanto Chalet

    • Location: Karanova Livada area
    • GPS Position: 42 37 39.4N 023 15 32.7E
    • Altitude: 1420 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Small two-storey building with 10 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, small shop available (offering hot soups, tea, coffee)
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points: Boyana Residential District 2,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Kamen Del Chalet 0,15 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Boyanski Waterfall (30 m. height) 0,30 h.
    • Host Association: Independently Society "Zeleni Patruli", 1000 Sofia, GSM: 0889 / 56-78-16, E-mail, Facebook
  • ZVEZDITSA Chalet

    Zvezditsa Chalet

    Zvezditsa Chalet

    • Old name: Zvezditsa Holiday House the Bulgarian Civil Aviation "Balkan" (BGA "Balkan")
    • Location: Marina polyana area
    • GPS Position: 42 35 18.7N 023 14 03.1E
    • Altitude: 1710 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 120 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Edelvays Chalet 0,10 h.
      • Kumata Chalet (through Konyarnika Shelter) 0,35 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Konyarnika Shelter 0,20 h.
      • Ostritsa Hotel 0,30 h.
      • Selimitsa Chalet 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,35-1,50 h.
    • Host Association: Glenval Ltd., 1359 Sofia, Lyulin Residential District, block 523, entr. "", floor 14, flat 67, tel.: 02 / 957-11-11, GSM: 0888 / 52-90-49
  • KAMEN DEL Chalet

    Kamen Del Chalet

    Kamen Del Chalet

    • Location: Pozhara area
    • GPS Position: 42 37 29.5N 023 15 57.3E
    • Altitude: 1470 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 35 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea, coffee) available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,05 h.
      • The medial lift station Bay Krastyo of Dragalevski Lift 1,20 h.
      • Boyana Residential District 2,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Esperanto Chalet 0,10 h.
      • Sredets Holiday House 0,15 h.
      • Kikish Shelter 0,20 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Bor Holiday House 0,35 h.
      • Boyanski Waterfall (30 m. height) 0,45 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Kamendel 1934 - Boyana", 1616 Sofia, Boyana Residential District, 1 Belite Brezi Str., Facebook
  • KUMATA Chalet

    Kumata Chalet

    Kumata Chalet

    • Old names: Zlatni Mostove Chalet, Vitosha Chalet, Lyubcho Tomov Chalet, Malchika Chalet
    • Location: South part of Boeritsa area
    • GPS Position: 42 35 40.2N 023 15 02.5E
    • Altitude: 1734 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 34 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, fireplace, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 02 / 417-49-73
      • GSM: 0889 / 86-61-00
      • GSM: 0886 / 03-43-22
      • E-mail
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 0,40 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,00 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 2,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Alpine chapel St. Ivan Rilski Chudotvorets 3-4 min.
      • Konyarnika Shelter 0,15 h.
      • Boeritsa Hotel, Borova Gora Chalet, Planinarska Pesen Chalet and Boeritsa Chalet 10-20 min.
      • Edelvays Chalet 0,45 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet - 0,50
      • Tintyava Chalet - 1,00
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,30-1,45 h.
    • Point of European Rout: E-4
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Cherni Vrah", 1330 Sofia, Krasna Polyana Residential District, 1 Rishki Prohod Str., GSM: 0879 / 92-47-80, E-mail
  • MALINKA Chalet

    Malinka Chalet

    Malinka Chalet

    • Location: Ofeliite area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 02.0N 023 14 00.6E
    • Altitude: 1521 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Small two-storey building with 11 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by firewood stoves, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area - 0,40 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District - 2,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • G. S. Rakovski monument - 0,05 h.
      • Ofeliite area - 0,05 h.
      • Kumata Chalet - 0,50 h.
    • Host Association: -
  • MOMINA SKALA Chalet

    Momina Skala Chalet

    Momina Skala Chalet

    • Location: Stambolova Livada area, on the left bank of the Boyanska River
    • GPS Position: 42 37 22.8N 023 15 04.9E
    • Altitude: 1486 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 31 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 0,40 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 2,00 h.
      • Boyana Residential District 2,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Sredets Holiday House, Rodina Holiday House 0,20 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Esperanto Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 0,25 h.
      • Bor Holiday House 0,30 h.
      • Planinets Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Boyanski Waterfall (30 m. height) 0,40 h.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet - 0,45 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

  • PLANINARSKA PESEN Chalet

    Planinarska Pesen Chalet

    Planinarska Pesen Chalet

    • Location: Boeritsa area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 08.6N 023 15 11.9E
    • Altitude: 1699 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building in alpine style with 27 places capacity. There is an amphitheatre in front of the chalet where Planinarska Pesen Chorus performs concerts
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric stoves, small shop offering hot soups, tea and coffee available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0889 / 74-67-86
      • GSM: 0878 / 74-67-80
      • GSM: 0884 / 07-85-91
      • GSM: 0896 / 41-20-81
      • Facebook
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,30 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Boeritsa Chalet 3-4 min.
      • Borova Gora Chalet 3-4 min.
      • Boeritsa Hotel - 6-7 min.
      • Kumata Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Chernata Skala Summit (1869 m.) 0,30 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet 0,40 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,45-2,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Chorus Association in Bulgaria, 1000 Sofia, 6 Tsar Kaloyan Str., office # 111, GSM: 0888 / 49-34-95, GSM: 0896 / 68-85-66
  • PLANINETS Chalet

    Planinets Chalet

    Planinets Chalet

    • Location: Svrachara area
    • GPS Position: 42 37 27.4N 023 14 23.5E
    • Altitude: 1368 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 64 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 0,40 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District (through Malkoto Kopito area) 2,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Septemvri Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Belite Brezi Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Dendrariuma area 0,30 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 1,00 h.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet - 1,00 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Urvich", 1113 Sofia, Iztok Residential District, 30B Yuriy Gagarin Str., GSM: 0896 / 68-83-21, GSM: 0882 / 96-63-21, E-mail, Web-site
  • POGLEDETS Chalet

    Pogledets Chalet

    Pogledets Chalet

    • Location: Katunishte area
    • GPS Position: 42 34 37.8N 023 19 01.2E
    • Altitude: 1576 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 20 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Bistritsa Village (along the Katunishte Ridge) - 1,45 h.
      • Bistritsa Village (along the Yanchevska Reka river) - 2,00 h.
      • Bistritsa Village (along the Bistrishka river) - 2,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Aleko Chalet - 1,00 h.
    • Host Association: -
  • SELIMITSA Chalet

    Selimitsa Chalet

    Selimitsa Chalet

    • Unpopular: Smilitsa Chalet
    • Location: Lenishtata area
    • GPS Position: 42 34 22.5N 023 12 13.0E
    • Altitude: 1288 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with mansard with 20 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist canteen and restaurant
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Kladnitsa Village 1,00 h.
      • Zlatnite Mostove Area 1,45 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,45 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Kladnishki Monastry St. Nikolay 0,15 h.
      • Ostritsa Hotel 0,45 h.
      • Edelvays Chalet 1,15 h.
      • Diviyat Bik Shelter 1,30 h.
      • Chuypetlovo Village 3,00 h.
    • Host Association:
  • SEPTEMVRI Chalet

    Septemvri Chalet

    Septemvri Chalet

    • Location: Mandrata area
    • GPS Position: 42 37 03.5N 023 14 40.9E
    • Altitude: 1497 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 24 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 02 / 857-03-56
      • Tel.: 02 / 928-75-10 (for reservations)
      • GSM: 0897 / 21-48-67
      • GSM: 0878 / 21-48-67
      • GSM: 0889 / 39-96-50
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 0,30 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,00 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 2,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Momina Skala Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Planinets Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Bor Holiday House 0,30 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet 0,35 h.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet 0,45 h.
    • Host Association: National Union of Worker Producers Cooperatives (NUWPC) - "urmediko" JSC, 1000 Sofia, 11 Knyaz Dondukov Blvd., floor 4, tel.: 02 / 987-36-74, tel.: 02 / 987-85-10, tel./fax: 0887 / 16-62-01, E-mail, Web-site
  • TINTYAVA Chalet

    Tintyava Chalet

    Tintyava Chalet

    • Location: Tintyava area
    • GPS Position: 42 37 03.3N 023 15 32.4E
    • Altitude: 1624 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 78 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 02 / 857-03-56
      • The chalet DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • The upper lift station Goli Vrah of Dragalevski lift (through Plateau and Ushite Shelter) - 1,20 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,30 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 2,30 h.
      • Boyana Residential District 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Sredets Holiday House 0,10 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet 0,15 h.
      • Kamen Del Chalet 0,25 h.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet - 1,00 h.
      • Aleko Chalet (through Ushite Shelter and Plateau) 1,45 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter (through Ushite Shelter and Plateau) 2,30 h.
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Sirena", 1330 Sofia, Razsadnika Residential District, block 87, entr. 6, floor 9, flat 36, GSM: 0896 / 68-85-69, GSM: 0888 / 55-29-99, E-mail
  • DIVIYAT BIK Shelter

    Diviyat Bik Shelter

    Diviyat Bik Shelter

    • Location: On the right bank of the Matnitsa River, in South Vitosha
    • GPS Position: 42 32 55.8N 023 13 38.3E
    • Altitude: 1322 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: One-storey building
    • Facilities: Stove, wooden table and benches, outside - drinking water
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Kladnitsa Village 1,30 h.
      • Chuypetlovo Village 1,45 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Dain Kladenets area 0,30 h.
      • Mecha Cehshma area 1,00 h.
      • Krasta Summit (1561 m.) 1,10 h.
      • Selimitsa Chalet 1,30 h.
    • Host Association: Self-service
  • ZHIVATA VODA Shelter

    Zhivata Voda Shelter

    Zhivata Voda Shelter

    • Location: On the left bank of left tributary of the Dobri dol River (right tributary of Struma River), in South Vitosha
    • GPS Position: 42 31 27.8N 023 12 07.5E (thick forest)
    • Altitude: 1080 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Stone shelter, opened from the one side, used for sheltering in bad weather; there are no conditions for sleeping in it
    • Facilities: Wooden table and benches, outside - drinking water (Zhivata Voda Fountain with a spout has the shape of a crocodile head)
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Bosnek Village 1,00 h.
      • Kladnitsa Village 1,45 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Zhivata Voda Fountain (The Living Water Fountain) - neighbourhood
      • Zhivata Voda Spring, described by the Ottoman traveler Evliya Çelebi in XVII century. It is a pulsating spring, springing from Zhivata Voda Cave. Evliya Çelebi called it a "Fountain of Happiness" - 3 min.
      • Zhivata Voda Cave (No BFS: 1017, length: 240 m.) 5 min.
      • Suhata peshtera Cave (No BFS: 1081, length: 248 m.) 5 min.
    • Host Association: Self-service
  • KIKISH Shelter

    Kikish Shelter

    Kikish Shelter

    • Location: Kikish area, at the North foot of Kamen Del Summit (1862 m.)
    • GPS Position: 42 37 08.2N 023 16 57.3E
    • Altitude: 1428 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid one-storey building, without any living conditions
    • Facilities: Tourist canteen, water is outside the building
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • The medial lift station Bay Krastyo of Dragalevski Lift 1,00 h.
      • Dragalevtsi Residential District 1,45 h.
      • Boyana Residential District 2,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Kikish Summit (one of the most panoramic Vitoshas peaks, 1430 m.) 0,10 h.
      • Kamen Del Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Sredets Holiday House 0,30 h.
      • Boyanski Waterfall (30 m. height) 1,05 h.
      • Platoto area (Manova cheshma fountain) 1,30 h.
    • Host Association:
      • Tourist Association "Vitosha", 1618 Sofia, 18 Doyran Str., GSM: 0888 / 22-77-36, E-mail
      • Lease with "Kikish" Ltd.
  • KONYARNIKA Shelter

    Konyarnika Shelter

    Konyarnika Shelter

    • Location: Konyarnika area, on the right side of the path for Kumata Chalet Cherni Vrah Summit
    • GPS Position: 42 35 17.1N 023 14 52.2E
    • Altitude: 1783 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Complex from 2 buildings: stone shelter (with one room) and deserted shed of Mountain Rescue Association (with three rooms)
    • Facilities: A fountain in front of the shelter
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points: Kumata Chalet 0,15 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Zvezditsa Chalet 0,20 h.
      • Edelvays Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Samara Shelter - 0,45 - 1,00 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter 1,15 - 1,30 h.
    • Point of European Rout: E-4
    • Host Associations:
      • Directorate "Vitosha Nature Park", 1303 Sofia, 17 Antim I Str., tel.: 02 / 988-58-41, tel./fax: 02 / 989-53-77, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
      • Mountain Rescue Service (MRS), 1407 Sofia, 76 James Baucher Blvd., tel.: 02 / 963-20-00, GSM: 088 / 14-71, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • SAMARA Shelter

    Samara Shelter

    Samara Shelter

    • Unpopular: Sedloto Shelter
    • Location: At the foot of Samara (Sedloto) Summit (2108 m.), near pillar No 74 from the winter marking Kumata Chalet Cherni Vrah Summit
    • GPS Position: 42 33 56.7N 023 15 28.9E
    • Altitude: 2066 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid one-storey stone building, consisting of entrance, middle and inner rooms. It serves as a base in climbing Cherni Vrah Summit in bad weather (the wind speed in this part of Vitosha reaches 100 km/h and the temperature under 20 oC). No living conditions
    • Facilities: The shelter is devastated by vandals and the alarm system for connection with the Mountain Rescue Base on Cherni Vrah Summit is stolen
    • Contact details:
      • Phone number on a Cherni Vrah Base of the Mountain Rescue Service: 02 / 967-11-28
    • Starting points: Konyarnika Shelter 0,45-1,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects: Cherni Vrah Shelter 0,30 h.
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • Host Association: Mountain Rescue Service (MRS), 1407 Sofia, 76 James Baucher Blvd., tel.: 02 / 963-20-00, GSM: 088 / 14-71, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • SINYATA STRELA Shelter

    • Location: On the South-East Slope of Belcheva skala Summit
    • GPS Position:
      • First Shelter (built in 2002) - 42 31 30.7N 023 19 30.7E
      • Second Shelter (built in 2007) - 42 31 28.4N 023 19 29.8E
    • Altitude:
      • First Shelter - 1651 m.
      • Second Shelter - 1663 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Two one-storey timber building type "dugout" with 20 places total capacity
      • First Shelter (2002)

      Sinyata Strela Shelter - First Shelter

      Sinyata Strela Shelter - First Shelter

      • Second Shelter (2007)

      Sinyata Strela Shelter - Second Shelter

      Sinyata Strela Shelter - Second Shelter

    • Facilities: Stoves, outside - drinking watsiteli>
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Zheleznitsa Village - 1,30 h.
      • Yarlovo Village - 4,30 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Belcheva skala Summit (1833 m.)
      • Malak Kotor Summit
      • Golyam Kotor Summit
      • Yarlovski Kupen Summit (2173 m.)
      • Siva gramada Summit (2003 m.)
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter
    • Host Association: Self-service
  • USHITE Shelter

    Ushite Shelter

    Ushite Shelter

    • Location: At the foot of Ushite Summit neasitellar No 109 from the winter marking Aleko Chalet Tintyava Chalet
    • GPS Position: 42 36 26.0N 023 16 40.0E
    • Altitude: 1842 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid one-storey stone building, consisting of entrance and a room
    • Facilities: When necessary entrance can be used
    • Contact details: -
    • Starting points:
      • Tintyava Chalet 0,45 h.
      • Aleko Chalet 1,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Ushite Summit (1906 m.) 0,15 h.
      • Kamen Del Summit (1862 m.) 0,15 h.
    • Host Association: Ministry of Environment and Waters (MEW) - Sofia Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Waters (SRIEW), 1618 Sofia, 136 Tsar Boris III Blvd., fl. 10, P.O. Box 332, tel.: 02 / 940-64-98, fax: 02 / 955-93-62, E-mail, Web-site
  • CHERNI VRAH Shelter

    Cherni Vrah Shelter

    Cherni Vrah Shelter

    • Location: In the building of the Meteorological Station on Cherni Vrah Summit
    • GPS Position: 42 33 49.6N 023 16 42.2E
    • Altitude: 2280 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: One spacious room (tourist canteen) with two antechambers and kitchen
    • Facilities: Not water-supplied, but you can ask for drinking water in the kitchen. The nearest spring is situated in Southeast direction from the peak in the area of the Struma River. The shelter is wired, heated by electric and firewood stoves, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
      • Radiotelephone
      • GSM: 0889 / 20-30-95
      • GSM: 0887 / 52-49-12
      • Meteorological Station phone number: 02 / 967-11-60
      • Mountain Rescue Base phone number: 02 / 967-11-28
    • Starting points: (clockwise direction and from the foot upwards)
      • Knyazhevo Residential District (15,300 km.) 4,15-4,30 h.
      • Zlatnite Mostove area (7,900 km.) 2,15-2,30 h.
      • Kumata Chalet (5,600 km.) 1,30-1,45 h.
      • Konyarnika Shelter (4,600 km.) 1,15-1,30 h.
      • Kopitoto Summit (11,200 km.) 4,00 h.
      • Bor Holiday House (7,200 km.) 2,30 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet (7,200 km.) 2,30 h.
      • Dragalevtsi Residential District (10,200 km.) 3,30 h.
      • The medial lift station Bay Krastyo of Dragalevski Lift (7,100 km.) 2,30 h.
      • The upper lift station Goli Vrah of Dragalevski lift (3,500 km.) 1,30 km.
      • Simeonovo Residential District (11,800 km.) 4,00 h.
      • Aleko Chalet (through Stenata Area) (3,200 km.) 1,30 h.
      • The upper lift station of Romanskiya lift (1,300 km.) 0,30 h.
      • Bistritsa Village (through the Yanchevska River Valley and through Stenata area) (9,300 km.) 3,30 h.
      • Zheleznitsa Village (9,100 km.) 3,30 h.
      • Trainee Base Akademik (4,100 km.) 1,00 h.
      • Yarema area 5,00 h.
      • Yarlovo Village 5,30 h.
      • Chuypetlovo Village 4,00 h.
      • Kladnitsa Village 4,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (12,400 km.) (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 4,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • The Struma River spring 5 min.
      • Malak Rezen Summit (2191 m.) 0,30 h.
      • Golyam Rezen Summit (2277 m.) 0,30 h.
      • Skoparnika Summit (2226 m.)
      • Kupena Summit (2195 m.)
      • Yarlovski Kupen Summit (2173 m.)
    • Point of European Routs: E-4
    • 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

  • YUBILEYNA Tourist Dormitory Sofia

    Yubileyna Tourist Dormitory - Sofia

    Yubileyna Tourist Dormitory - Sofia

    • Location: In the capital quarter Krasna Polyana, 1 Rishki Prohod Str.
    • GPS Position: 42 41 41.6N 023 16 36.6E
    • Altitude: 569 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Two-storey panel building with 105 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, centrally heated
    • Contact details:
      • The Tourist Dormitory DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Krasna Polyana Residential District Stop, from where the Tourist Dormitory is situated on 5 min. walk
        • bus stops NoNo 2162 and 2163
          • bus No 72
          • bus No 77
      • Dobrotich Str. Stop, from where the Tourist Dormitory is situated on 6-7 min. walk
        • bus stops NoNo 1931 and 1934
          • bus No 11
          • bus No 45
          • bus No 60
          • bus No 102
        • tram stops NoNo 1932 and 1933
          • tram No 11
          • tram No 22
    • Neighborhood Objects: The Tourist Dormitory is excellent starting point to go sightseeing the cultural and historical places on the capital, as well as for daily or longer trips is the Sofias neighbour mountains (Vitosha, Lyulin, Plana, Lozenska Planina)
    • Host Association: Tourist Association "Cherni Vrah", 1330 Sofia, Krasna Polyana Residential District, 1 Rishki Prohod Str., GSM: 0879 / 92-47-80, E-mail
  • Creative House "VITOSHA" - BAS

    Creative House Vitosha - BAS

    Creative House "Vitosha" - BAS

    • Other name: Hizhata na BAN (Chalet of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - BAS)
    • Location: Beli bryag Area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 54.1N 023 14 04.9E
    • Altitude: 1402 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 26 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated, tourist canteen available, one bathroom and toilet on floor
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 02 / 857-01-89
      • GSM: 0889 / 80-37-35
      • Web-site
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area - 0,10 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District - 1,50 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Kumata Chalet - 0,50 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet - 0,20 h.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet - 0,50 h.
      • Edelvays Chalet - 1,10 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter - 2,20 - 2,35 h.
    • Host Association: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) - Department Property Management" ("Recreation and accommodation"), 1040 Sofia, 1 "15th November" Str., room # 137, tel.: 02 / 979-52-70, GSM: 0887 / 88-25-60, tel.: 02 / 979-52-94, GSM: 0889 / 80-35-57, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • Creative House "VITOSHA" - BNR

    Creative House Vitosha - BNR

    Creative House "Vitosha" - BNR

    • Other name: Hizhata na Radioto (Chalet of the Radio)
    • Location: Fonfon Area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 13.0N 023 13 58.6E
    • Altitude: 1466 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 22 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, heated, tourist canteen and small shop (offering hot soups, tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0897 / 40-51-70
      • GSM: 0988/ 89-03-92
      • GSM: 0887 / 78-34-89
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area - 0,30 h.
      • Vladaya Village (through Composers Holiday House) - 2,10 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District - 2,20 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Pancho Tomov Chalet ("Lunichka") - 0,05 h.
      • Malinka Chalet - 0,15 h.
      • Educational Center "Trendafila" - 0,35 h.
    • Host Association: Bulgarian National Radio (BNR), 1040 Sofia, 4 Dragan Tsankov Blvd., tel.: 02 / 9-33-61, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • Educational Center "TRENDAFILA"

    Educational Center Trendafila

    Educational Center "Trendafila"

    • Other name: Educational Center of Prosecutors Office in the Republic of Bulgaria
    • Old name: Trendafila Holiday House
    • Location: Trendafila Area
    • GPS Position: 42 35 41.8N 023 13 30.0E
    • Altitude: 1620 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 65 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
    • Contact details: used for departmental needs
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area - 1,00 h.
      • Kladnitsa Village - 2,05 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Edelvays Chalet - 0,30 h.
      • Zvezditsa Chalet - 0,40 h.
      • Konyarnka Shelter - 0,50 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter - 2,05-2,20 h.
    • Host Association: Prosecutors Office in the Republic of Bulgaria, 1061 Sofia, 2 Vitosha Blvd., ground floor, room 79, Information center for citizens, tel.: 02 / 986-76-71, Web-site
  • Trainee Base "ACADEMIC" - NSA

    Trainee Base Academic - NSA

    Trainee Base "Academic" - NSA

    • Unpopular: "Prof. Ivan Staykov" Alpine Study and Sports Training Base
    • Old names: Kupena Chalet, Fizkulturnik Chalet
    • Location: At the foot of Golyam Kupen Summit (1930 m.)
    • GPS Position: 42 32 53.9N 023 19 05.2E
    • Altitude: 1847 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 150 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, tourist canteen and small shop (offering tea and coffee) available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Zheleznitsa Village (5 km) - 2,20 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter (4,100 km) - 1,00 h.
      • Aleko Chalet (through Mecha Polyana) - 2,00 h.
    • Host Association: National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" (NSA), 1700 Sofia, Studentski grad Residential District, telephone operators: 02 / 4014-100 and 0898 / 77-66-87, fax: 02 / 400-75-03, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • BOERITSA Hotel

    Boeritsa Hotel

    Boeritsa Hotel

    • Old name: Boeritsa Holiday House the Sofia City People's Council
    • Location: Boeritsa area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 06.2N 023 15 06.8E
    • Altitude: 1692 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Weather Conditions in Boeritsa Hotel
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with mansard and 31 places capacity in 8 rooms with 2 beds, 3 rooms with 3 beds and 2 apartments
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated. All rooms have private bathrooms and some with a bathtub. There is satellite TV and the Internet. On the ground floor are the lobby and the restaurant, which has 50 seats
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • Vladaya Village (Railway Station on the line SofiaKulata/Gyueshevo) 2,30 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Borova Gora Chalet - 2-3 min.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet - 5 min.
      • Boeritsa Chalet - 8-9 min.
      • Kumata Chalet - 0,10 h.
      • Chernata Skala Summit (1869 m.) - 0,30 h.
      • Septemvri Chalet - 0,40 h.
      • Tintyava Chalet - 1,00 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet - 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter - 1,45-2,00 h.
    • Host Association: Sofia Municipality, Sofia Property PLC, Sofia, 12 Gen. Yosif V. Gurko Str., tel.: 02 / 937-78-01, fax: 02 / 937-78-02, E-mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • KUKER Hotel

    Kuker Hotel

    Kuker Hotel

    • Other name: Kuker Chalet
    • Location: Zlatnite Mostove area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 42.8N 023 14 22.0E
    • Altitude: 1415 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid tree-storey building with 20 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, sauna, parking, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
    • Starting points:
      • Vladaya Village 1,20 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 1,45 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Septemvri Chalet - 0,30 h.
      • Momina Skala Chalet - 0,40 h.
      • Planinets Chalet - 0,40 h.
      • Kumata Chalet - 0,45 h.
      • Edelvays Chalet - 1,00 h.
      • Planinarska Pesen Chalet - 1,00 h.
    • Host Association: "Darik Imoti Bulgaria" PLC, 1505 Sofia, 23 Sitnyakovo Blvd., tel.: 02 / 960-01-03, fax: 02 / 960-01-02, GSM: 0887 / 70-17-88, E-mail, Web-site
  • OSTRITSA Hotel

    Ostritsa Hotel

    Ostritsa Hotel

    • Old name: Ostritsa Chalet
    • Location: Northeast foot of Ostritsa Summit, on the place of the burnt down Broks Chalet
    • GPS Position: 42 35 14.9N 023 12 50.5E
    • Altitude: 1637 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid two-storey building with 12 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant available
    • Contact details:
      • The hotel DOES NOT WORK!
    • Starting points:
      • Zlatnite Mostove area 1,00 h.
      • Kladnitsa Village 1,45 h.
      • Knyazhevo Residential District 3,00 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Rudnichar Holiday House 0,05 h.
      • Ostritsa Summit (1696 m.) 0,10 h.
      • Edelvays Chalet 0,30 h.
      • Selimitsa Chalet 0,45 h.
    • Host Association: Private
  • HYUNDAY Hotel

    Hyunday Hotel

    Hyunday Hotel

    • Old name: Vasil Kolarov Holiday House
    • Location: Above Zhelezni Vrata Area
    • GPS Position: 42 36 06.7N 023 18 12.0E
    • Altitude: 1435 m.
    • Satellite image from Wikimapia
    • Description: Solid three-storey building with 100 places capacity
    • Facilities: Water-supplied, wired, locally heated, restaurant, bar, parking available
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 02 / 967-11-71
      • Fax: 02 / 967-31-58
      • GSM: 0888 / 52-90-49
      • E-mail
    • Starting points:
      • Bay Krastyo Area - 0,10 h.
    • Neighborhood Objects:
      • Kikish Shelter - 1,15 h.
      • Aleko Chalet (along a road and a path) - 1,15 h.
      • Cherni Vrah Shelter (through Goli Vrah Summit) - 2,30 h.
    • Host Association: Hyunday Heavy Industries C. Bulgaria JSC, 1271 Sofia, 41 Rozhen Blvd., tel.: 02 / 8033-310, fax: 02 / 8033-311, E-mail, Web-site
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