Beli Iskar Ecotrail

hiking trail
Located: 9 km away from Samokov, in the Rila Mountain.
In Use Since: 2003-2004.
Sofia Region


  • 2002 - Creation of the ecotrail concept design and project.
  • 2003-2004 - Building of the ecotrail.

BARET Participation: Made a field survey; prepared the concept design and the project.

Sights: a trek across the beautiful glacial valley of the Beli Iskar River.

tourist base
deciduous vegetation
coniferous vegetation
medicinal herbs
wild animal viewing

Nearby Sites: the Beli Iskar River, the area Gyulechitsa.

Duration: approximately 2 hours.

Difficulty Level: hiking trip.

Season: June - October.

Equipment: hiking equipment.

food service
The town of Samokov; the villages of Mala tsarkva, Govedartsi, Beli Iskar.

The Beli Iskar River