Sample intermediate trail

This trail is suitable for intermediate to seasoned pros ability bikers.  It is meant to show you the most out of Pirin and the Rodopee mountains. 


Day 1 -  A drop off to a village 20 kms from Bansko to a village called Osenovo from where you will cycle through the mountains to the Dospat resevoir and an overnight stay beside the reservoir at Sarnitsa..

55 kms  - Total climb 1109m -  Descent 1055m.


Day 2 – A climb out of the village of Sarnitsa toward the Beglika lake and then on to the lake known as Shiroka Poliana.

39 kms – Total climb 936m – Descent 614m


Day 3 – An easy day…There is a choice to either do a gentle bike ride, no route planned just bike and see where it leads! There is also a variety of activities on offer, payable locally to the hotel complex.. Spa center offering Massages, saunas etc. Activities payable locally, kayaking, horseriding, fishing, swimming. There is a restaurant on site for lunches and dinners.

Day 4  Shiroka Poliana to Velingrad. (Velingrad is a hot mineral spa town). En route you will pass very close to the Lepenitsa cave (Cinderella cave). This is a wild cave, meaning it is still as they originally found it. There will be an opportunity for you to stop and visit the cave at a cost of 7 Leva per person. 

52 kms – Total Climb 653m – Descent 1446m


Day 5 - Catch the narrow gauge scenic railway to Avramovo, to the highest train station in the Balkans. From here you will bike overland back to Bansko.

                                                               57 kms. Total climb 990m – Descent 1330m


Day 6 – Biking in and around the Bansko area


Price information - 7 days package


THE COST IN IS PER PERSON BASED ON 2 PEOPLE SHARING 1 ROOM.  With guest supplying own bike, but price inclusive of guiding.

Return airport transfer.


4 nights accommodation in chalet Bizet on a B&B basis


3 nights accommodation in local hotels whilst on tour


5 days guiding by a local Bulgarian pros guide


Back up vehicle whilst on tour


7 days mountain insurance…. Personal travel insurance still needed






To get the most out of Bulgaria

Tour of Sofia on arrival day or en route back to airport if flight times allow


Excursion to Rila monastery en-route to airport or to Bansko (per group)


Single room supplement


Extra drop off or pick up!                         Price is per vehicle per journey

€ 30

Extra guide for large groups (daily price per group)


MTB hire – hard tail


MTB hire – Full suspension


Lunches or drinks in cafes or restaurants during excursions.

Pay individually


To secure a week for you and your friends a deposit of 150€  per person is required at the time of booking. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday or on arrival.
We accept Visa and Mastercard with 1.5% bank commission fees. 

How to Book

To book with us is easy. Once you have organized your group and decided to book, fill in the following form. You will be send an email requesting a deposit payment in the amount of 150€ per person. Payment methods will be included in the email.

Welcome to chalet Bizet in Bansko next season.

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Seasoned Pros?

Want a mixture of MTB or Road Bike. Contact us with your request