Mountains

How to get to «Todorka eyes» lakes

Todorka peak (2.745 m) is a part of Pirin mountain range, located in southwestern Bulgaria. On the eastern slope of Todorka there are trails of Bansko ski resort. While on the western slope, at an altitude of 2,536 m, there are two lakes, called by locals «ochite na Todorka», which means «eyes of Todorka». However, there is another funny name, given by russian hikers «kidneys of Todorka». While the official geographical names of these lakes are Gorno and Dolno Todorino. A scenic pathway leads from Vihren hut to Todorka lakes. Route is medium difficulty, suitable even for hiking beginners. The time of round trip is approximately 7 hours.

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Starting point of the route is a village Dobrinishte. Further road passes along the mountain serpentine (2 km) to the chairlift. Dobrinishte lift works daily (all year round) from 8:30 am till 4:45 pm. Prices and detailed schedule can be found in the previous article. It's very important to keep track of time during the walk. If you'll late to the elevator, there are two possibilities: stay at the Bezbog hut (15-20 lv per night) or pay for the off-road taxi (can be quite expensive).

Chalet and peak Bezbog

Cело Добринище получило свою известность благодаря одноимённому горнолыжному курорту (расположенному в 10 км на горе). Зимой и летом кресельный фуникулёр поднимает туристов на высоту 2236 м. Конечная остановка — Хижа Безбог, является отправной точкой для многих пеших туристических маршрутов: Попово озеро, пики Полежан, Джангал и Стражите, хижи Пирин и Демяница, заслон Тевното озеро и даже город Мелник. В этой статье будет рассказано о том, как самостоятельно пройти по маршруту до пика Безбог.

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