Walk the Central Balkan

The walking holiday in the Central Balkan is a journey through one of Bulgaria’s most interesting and beautiful regions. It offers pristine nature and stunning panoramic views. The tour is tailored to your personal preferences and interests.


Walking, bushcraft and nature discovery

Walking in the Central Balkan
It is an easy walk that can be adapted to your age and level of fitness. The itinerary and denivellation will be tailored so it can be enjoyed by families with children as well as sports enthusiasts and more experienced walkers.

Where you can stay
You will be accommodated in mountain villas, guest houses and for larger groups small family hotels.

What you can eat and drink
Most of the food is locally produced. You will enjoy Seasonal home-made produce and traditional regional recipies as well as home-made wine and a sip of the local plum rakia.

What you can do
The walking tour can be tailored to your personal interests and hobbies. We can include nature, outdoor and arts and crafts activities, here are just some suggestions:


Walking in Autumn

  • Pottery
  • Knitting and fiber arts
  • Yoga
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • MTB mountain biking
  • Nature discovery
  • Bushcraft and survival techniques
  • Landscape and nature photography
  • Bird watching
  • Yoghurt and cheese making
  • Rakia making

Your personal guide
The walking holiday includes a private tour guide who speaks fluently English and French but there is also an option for a self-guided tour. We will provide you with a map and directions as well as local support.

The guide can adapt the journey and explanations to your personal interests. There are so many things to discover on this tour in the Central Balkan:

  • Medicinal plants
  • Mushrooms
  • Pyramid megalithic structures
  • Folkloric traditions and local history

Our guests
The tour is available for individual visitors, couples, families and groups. The accommodation and itinerary can be adapted accordingly. It is ideal for a family holiday.


Walking along Kom-Emine 3

How long is the walking tour
The tour can be adapted to your personal timelines. It can be one day or one week with time in between walks for breaks to enjoy the region and other activities. Depending on the length of your walking tour you will be staying in one or several locations. The one week tour includes separate 3 locations.

Airport transfers
The tour includes airport transfers from Sofia and Plovdiv airports to the Central Balkan. During the walk your luggage will be transferred separately by car from one location to the next.

Travel options

The walking holiday can be integrated into a mountain holiday that includes multiple activities such as horse riding, mountain biking and other arts and crafts activities.

To complete your holiday we can include visits of the most interesting cities in Bulgaria and the Balkans: Sofia, Plovdiv, Bucharest, Thessaloniki, Edirne, Istanbul as well as a beach holiday on the Black Sea coast or in Halkidiki in Northern Greece.

Who organises the tour?
The tour is organised by JMB Travel a tour operator that is the specialist for holidays in the Central Balkan.

The pricing depends on the number of guests and your personal requirements: activities, dates, preferences. Get in touch and we will send you a quote.