Biking in Rila mountains

The area around Borovets is ideally suited for mountain biking with the Rila national park offering hundreds of kilometres of tracks that cater for all levels. As a biker you will feel like you have discovered paradise – it’s no wonder with the unbelievable number of routes, trails and tours. You can cycle all day without seeing any roads.

The biking season runs from mid May to October with either spring or autumn deals making a visit out of season well worth while. Indeed some of the best riding conditions can be found out of high season. Autumn & Summer deals.

Trails range from gentle tracks in the valleys suitable for all, to a network of cross country mountain trails and a selection of forest freeride tracks. At the higher altitudes tracks are typically rocky or over open single trails, as you bike down into the tree line the trails become steeper through the pine forests with plenty of challenging sections.

Mountain biking

Daily rides can be tailored to your fitness and off road abilities. We have it all here! From downhill freaks to valley cruisers there are numerous routes to guarantee you great biking in Borovets.

Mountain biking in Borovets

For those of you who don't fancy the uphill ride, why not take the gondola from Borovets to 2300m and enjoy the mountain top rides with amazing views. Once on top you have a choice of easy flat terrain, steady descents on forest roads or for Freeriders just take to the ski pistes or the many single tracks through the forests and set your own level.

Guiding and rides are organised once you arrive in Borovets. You choose the pace and we find the routes. You can opt to ride on your own, with your group or with an organised guide.

At Chamkoria Chalets we offer a range of mountain bikes to cater for all ages and sizes. All bikes are regularly maintained and ideally suited for biking in the Rila mountains. We also provide helmets, gloves, water bottles, a repair kit, tubes and locks so you have all you need for mountain biking in Borovets!