Vihren Peak is the highest peak in the Pirin Mountain of Bulgaria, standing at 2,914 meters (9,560 feet) tall. It is a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.

To reach Vihren Peak, visitors can start their hike from the town of Bansko, which is located at the base of the Pirin Mountain. The hike to the peak takes about 6-8 hours round trip, depending on your hiking experience and fitness level.

  • Stunning panoramic views of the Pirin Mountain
  • Opportunities for bird watching and wildlife spotting

There is no entrance fee to hike to Vihren Peak, but visitors should be prepared with proper hiking gear and supplies for a full day of hiking.

  • Start your hike early in the morning to avoid afternoon thunderstorms
  • Bring plenty of water, snacks, and sunscreen
  • Wear sturdy hiking boots and layers of clothing, as the weather can change quickly at higher elevations
  • Be respectful of the environment and wildlife, and follow Leave No Trace principles

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