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Huts and shelters in Pirin

Banderitsa Hut

hija-bunderitsa

The new hut is solid three floors building with capacity of 95 beds in 2, 3, and 4 bed rooms and common sleeping rooms with 7 to 13 beds. It is located on the left coast of Banderitsa river at 1810 m above sea level. It has external and internal toilets. The hut is electrified. It is equipped with central heating. The first floor accommodates a restaurant and a café. TV set and amusing games are available for the tourists. There is a small ski train within the region. The old hut is in the immediate vicinity – a solid two floors building with capacity of 73 beds in common rooms with 10, 11 and 12 beds and rooms with plank-beds. External toilets are available. It is electrified. The tourist kitchen and canteen are located at the basement floor. The bed capacity can be used during the summer season. Brick bungalows located within the region of the two huts are available on all the year round basis with capacity of 30 beds – three beds per bungalow. Toilets are external. They are electrified. The buffet is located in a separate building. It offers drinks, small goods, souvenirs, etc.

Starting point: city of Bansko – 14km on asphalt road or 4 hours walk on foot along marked path.

 

Phone: +359898 868 999

 

Banderitsa camping

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It is situated on a large meadow on the left coast of Banderitsa river at 1800 m above the sea level. The terrain represents two lawn terraces with capacity of about 60 tents. It is not electrified. There is water supply for daily living, with toilets. There are no bathrooms. The restaurant and the buffet to Banderitsa Hut can be used. There is conveniently arranged parking area.

Starting point: city of Bansko – 14km along asphalt road.

 

Phone: +359898 868 999

 


 

Vihren Hut

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 It is located on the left coast of Banderitsa river, at 1950m above the sea level.  It is a complex of two solid two-floor buildings and bungalows with total capacity of 196 beds. The Beds in the buildings are in rooms with 5, 7 and more beds, and two of the rooms are equipped with plank beds. Bungalows have 3 and 4 beds. The restaurant (seasonal) is located in the extension of the main building, and the other building accommodates the tourist kitchen, canteen and buffet that offers drinks, essential food products, small items and souvenirs. The toilets and bathrooms are external. The hut is electrified and water supplied. Heating is ensured by means of solid fuel heaters. Camping is prohibited in the surroundings. There is well established parking area.

Starting point: city of Bansko – 16 km along asphalt road, 4,30 hours walking route along marked path.

 

Phone: +359889 834 277


 

 

 

 

 

 

Demyanitsa Hut

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 It is located in the water conjunction of the rivers Strazhishka, Valyavishka and Vasilashka, within centuries-old forest at 1895 m above sea level. The building is solid, with two floors and a garret. It has five rooms with 5, 8 and more beds and 12 rooms with plank-beds. The capacity of the garret floor is 70 plank-beds, and in a separate building – 50 spring plank-beds. The 14 bungalows have 42 beds in rooms with 3 and 4 beds. The total capacity is 217 beds. If needed, additional tent accommodation is provided during the summer. The restaurant (seasonal) is on the first floor, and the tourist kitchen and the canteen are in a separate building. There is a kiosk where drinks, candies, souvenirs, etc. are sold. The hut is electrified with an aggregate unit and HPP, there is water supply, heating is ensured by means of solid fuel heaters.

    

Phone: +359878 688 135

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tevno Lake Shelter

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It is located close to the east end of Tevno lake at 2512 m above sea level. The shelter is a solid two-floor building with capacity of 30 plank-beds located on the second (garret) floor, and if needed, additional shelter is ensured in the canteen. The shelter is electrified with an aggregate unit, drinking water – from a spring located 50 meters behind the shelter, water for sanitary needs – with lake drained water, toilets are external, there are no baths. It is opened on all round the year basis and staff is available during the summer only. Camping is forbidden.

Starting point: city of Bansko – 7,00 hours walking trip along marked path.

Phones: +359886 397 268; +359884 663 635

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kazana Shelter

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It is located on the rock threshold dividing the circuses Golyam and Malak Kazan, at 2445 m above sea level. It is a wooden barrack with metal construction. There are plank-beds for 4-5 people. There is no staff, the shelter is not furnished, electrified and water supplied, there are no toilets. Night stays are allowed in emergency cases only.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peyo K. Yavorov Hut

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It is located in Polyanite location in the valley of Razlozhki Suhodol river at 1740 m above sea level. The new hut is a solid two-floor building with capacity of 70 beds in rooms with 2, 3, 6 and more beds, and one apartment. Ten of the two-bed rooms and the apartment have their own toilet and bathroom, and the others are equipped with common toilet and bathroom on the floor. The hut is water supplied and electrified, with central heating. It has a restaurant and a buffet that work on all around the year basis. The buffet offers small goods and souvenirs. There is a shelter, activity room, video player, TV set, amusing games. There is a ski run with ski train facility in the immediate vicinity. The hut has a ski wardrobe. The old hut is located nearby – a solid two-floor building with capacity of 20 beds in rooms with 4, 5 and 6 beds, with eternal toilets. The tourist kitchen and the canteen are in another solid one-floor building. There is a volleyball ground within the area. During the summer, additional beds are provided in two-bed bungalows and tents. There is a parking area.

Starting point: city of Razlog – 4,00 hours walking along asphalt road or marked path, by car – 7km asphalt road to Betolovo location and another 9km forest road for off-road vehicles.

 

Phones: +359 896688415; +359896688 413


 

 

 

Koncheto Shelter

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 It is located on the main ridge southeastwards from Bayuvi Dupki peak at 2760 m above the sea level. It is a wooden barrack of “cushion” type with double walls, door and window. It is attached to the rocks with steel ropes. It has 4 double and 2 single plank-beds for 10 - 12 people. It is equipped with blankets. There is no staff, it is not water supplied and electrified, there are no toilets. Night stays are allowed in emergency cases only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bezbog Hut

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It is located near the northern part of Bezbozhko Lake at 2236 m above sea level. It is a solid five-floor building with capacity of 160 beds in two apartments and rooms with 3, 4 and more than 8 beds. Toilets are located on each floor, bathrooms are also common for the building. The hut is electrified, water supplied and centrally heated. There are a restaurant, café, buffet for small goods, activity room, video player, TV set, ski wardrobe. Near the hut there are a sports ground and ski run equipped with two ski trains. At about hundred meters southwards from the hut, near the western coast of the lake, additional tent places are established during the summer. In front of the tents, on a cement ground, tables, benches and a fountain are ensured. Toilets are external. Tourist kitchen and canteen are available for the tourists in the solid one-floor building. Additional 20 beds in common bedrooms are provided in the same building during the summer.

Starting point: Gotse Delchev Hut – 2,30 hours walking trip along marked path (28 minutes by lift).

 

Phones: +359896 766 152; +359896766 154


 

 

 

 

 

Kamenitsa (Begovitsa) Hut

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 It is located on the left coast of Kozha (Begovishka) river at 1750 m above sea level. It is a solid three-floor building and one garret floor with capacity of 90 beds in rooms with 2, 4, 7, 8 beds, common bedrooms and one apartment. Toilets are on each floor. During the summer season additional 30 spots for tents are ensured. There is marked camping area and parking area. The hut is water supplied, electrified and heated with solid fuel heaters. The bathroom and equipped tourist kitchen and canteen are located on the basement floor. The restaurant that works during the whole year and the buffet offering food products, souvenirs and small industrial goods are located on the first floor. Amusing games, TV set, ski wardrobe are available to the tourists, and there are a sports ground, ski runs with three ski trains nearby.

Starting point: city of Sandanski – 29 km by road, 21 km of which asphalt road through Popina Laka location and Cherkovnoto (Turichka Cherkva) location. During the summer, every Saturday and Sunday there is bus transport available, and from the final bus station to Kamenitsa Hut tourists must make a 2,00 hours walking trip along marked path.

 

Phone: +359889 811 000


    

 

 

 

Spano Pole Shelter

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 It is located in the Malko Spano Pole circus at 2050 m above sea level. The shelter provides 10 one-floor wooden bungalows with two beds each. Toilets are external, there are no baths. Bungalows are electrified with an aggregate unit. It can be used during the summer. There is seasonal staff. Camping with tourist’s own tents is not allowed, fire can be made only on a place especially designated for this purpose.

 Starting point: city of Sandanski – 18 km by asphalt road to Popina Laka location, and from there 3,00 walking trip along marked path. During the summer, every Saturday and Sunday there is a bus transport from the city of Sandanski to Popina Laka location.

 

Phones: +359896688 407; +359 896 688 40


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sinanitsa Hut

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 It is located 100m northeastwards from Sinanishko lake, at 2190 m above the sea level. The building is solid with two floors and capacity of 34 beds in rooms with 9, 10 and 15 bunk beds, and if needed, additional beds are ensured in the canteen. The hut is water supplied, not electrified, heated with solid fuel heaters. The tourist canteen and kitchen equipped with kitchen utensils, oven and sink is located on the first floor.

Starting point: city of Kresna – 24km along black road up to Peshterata location, and another 3,00 hours along roughly marked path. An asphalt road and the railway from Sofia to Kulata pass through the city of Kresna.

 

Phone: +359896 798 040