Magara Primary School Project

I am writing to let you know how much I enjoyed the recent trip to the Magara secondary school project in Tanzania and how wonderful the World Expeditions staff were. Our guide was a fantastic source of information and really helped us a great deal but also allowed us a lot of freedom to work things out for ourselves. The group was great and we hope to keep in contact as much as possible. The staff at the secondary school and the students were memorable and I wish them all the best and also to the people who attend the project next year.

Lea Smith | Victoria, Australia
 
 

Balkan Mountains Walk

The Balkan Mountains offer keen walkers a series of trails through a diverse landscape that is dotted with tiny villages that brim with traditional hospitality. A land where time stands still evidenced by the old water mills that are still in operation and the use of centuries old methods to produce local specialties such as "rakia" (brandy), wild berry jams and Balkan brine cheese. Surrounding the villages are immense beech forests, alpine meadows carpeted with flowers, high ridges with endless views and lush river valleys. During this week long self guided walk there is ample opportunity to experience these highlights while on foot while at night you'll soak up the warm welcome in specially chosen hotels and guesthouses.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Sofia
DAY 2 Transfer to Etropole Monastery and walk through typical rural landscapes to Cherni Vit and transfer to Divchovoto (4-5hrs)
DAY 3 Explore the beech forest in Boatin Reserve, overnight Ribaritsa village (3hrs)
DAY 4 Ridge walk along 'Debeli Dial' above Ribaritsa and return to hotel (4hrs)
DAY 5 From Teteven ascend Cherven Peak (4hrs)
DAY 6 Ascend Petrahilya Peak and return to Teteven (4hrs)
DAY 7 Transfer to Saeva Dupka Cave and Glozhene, then walk to Glozhene Monastery and descent to Golyam Izvor (4hrs)
DAY 8 Transfer to Sofia, trip concludes

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Trip Code: BOG
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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price: £540.00 GBP

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