Sopotski Lift - General view
- Other names: Passenger Ropeway (PRW) "Nezabravka", Sky Lift, Sopot Lift
- Lift System: Double
Chairlift with fixed-grip seats (2-CLF)
- Technical Characteristics: This is the longest
passenger chair ropeway in Bulgaria - 3990 m. It was built by Vazovskite Mashinostritelni
Zavodi (VMZ) - town of Sopot, with primary purpose easy access of workers to the departmental holiday house "Nezabravka" and other tourist sites in the Central
Balkan. It consists of two parts, the first of which was constructed in 1980 and the second - after 1989:
- The first part begins from the outskirts of town of Sopot, near Sopotski Monastery "Vaznesenie Gospodne" (557 m., First station) and ends in
Pochivaloto Area (1389 m., Second station), overcoming displacement 832 meters. Its length is 2630 m., the trip lasts 22 min, at 2 m / s. The capacity of this
line is 300 persons per hour and the number of seats - 101. Next to the lower station has outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant (cafe). In early 2014 of
a second station was installed a new generator for backup power
"PRAMAC" (Web-site) that ensures power is
restored within seconds
- The second part starts from Pochivaloto Area (Third station) to the region of Nezabravka Chalet (Fourth station). Its length is 1360 m., the capacity
is 254 persons per hour and the trip lasts 15 min., at 2 m / s. The capacity of this line is 250 persons per hour and the number of seats - 55.
General conditions for the
provision of services and rules for using Sopot Lift
- Contact Details:
- Work Time and Prices: Work Time and Prices
- Lower (I) lift station:
- Starting Point to the lower (I) lift station
(above town of Sopot):
- The town center in town of Sopot 0,20 h.
- Sopot Raiway Station (on Podbalkanska line) - 0,50 h.
- Medial (II-III) lift station
- Starting Point from the medial (II-III) lift station:
- Practicing paragliding - this is one of the best places in Bulgaria
- Dobrila Chalet - 1,00 h.
- Ambaritsa Chalet (through Dobrila Chalet) - 3,30 h.
- Vasil Levski Chalet (through Dobrila Chalet, summer variation) - 5,30 h.
- Upper (IV) lift station
- Starting Point from the upper (IV) lift station:
- Nezabravka Chalet 0,05 h. (along marked path or cart road)
- Dobrila Chalet 0,40 h.
- Dermenka Chalet 3,00 h.
- Ambaritsa Chalet (through Dobrila Chalet) - 3,10 h.
- Vasil Levski Chalet (through Dobrila Chalet, summer variation) 5,10 h.
- Host Association: "Center Region Group" Ltd. (European center of extreme sport and meditation "Shambhala"), 4330 Town of Sopot,
Sopot Municipality, Plovdiv Region, 5 Vasil Levski Str., Kinokompleks "Aleksandar Vazov", E-mail,
SLIVEN KARANDILA LIFT
Sliven-Karandila Lift - General view
- Upper lift station
(Slancheva Polyana Area):
- Starting Point from the upper lift station:
- Karandila Chalet - 0,30 h.
- Karandila Hotel (Tourist House) - 0,30 h.
- Host Association: "Patnicheski Prevozi" Ltd., Sliven 8800, 3 Stefan Karadzha Blvd., tel./fax: 044 / 62-53-34,
Ledenika Lift - General view