Central Balkan National Park Directorate, together with the Natural History Museum - Cherni Osam village, invite you to a water festival on March 22 (Wednesday) in the courtyard of the museum
On the occasion of World Water Day - March 22, the Central Balkan National Park Directorate together with the Natural History Museum - Cherni Osam village are organizing a celebration for young and old. Through games and tasks, everyone will learn more about water, its related species and how to protect it. The event will be held in the courtyard of the museum on March 22 (Wednesday) from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Read more >>
Park rangers have been trained to carry out inspections under the Biodiversity Act
During the past week, training was carried out for park rangers of Central Balkan National Park Directorate to draw up protocols in connection with the mandatory annual inspections under the Biodiversity Act.Read more >>
The meeting between representatives of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate and candidate users of pastures in the Park will be held on February 28
On February 28, 2023, Tuesday, in the “Vasil Karaivanov” hall of the Municipality of Karlovo (1 Petko Sabev Street, town of Karlovo), between representatives of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate and candidate users of pastures in the Park a meeting will be held.Read more >>
Draft of an Annual plan for livestock grazing and using of hay in the Central Balkan NP
Draft of an Annual plan for livestock grazing and using of hay in the Central Balkan NP 2023 was announced with an Order of CBNPD Director.Read more >>
Prohibition of traffic on the road Neshkovtsi locality - Kiselitsa locality in the national park
By Order of the Director of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate, movement, standing and parking on road No. 17 - Neshkovtsi locality - Kiselitsa locality from Annex 3.1.16 - "Road infrastructure in the CBNP" is prohibited without exception due to violation of the abutments of a bridge.Read more >>
50thYEARS OF THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION OF UNESCO
In 2022, the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage celebrates its 50th anniversary.Read more >>
The road town of Kalofer - Panitsite locality - Botev peak is closed for motor vehicle traffic for the purpose of tourism
By order of the Director of the Central Balkans National Park Directorate, a restricted access road, according to the Management Plan of the national park, Kalofer - Panitsike - Botev peak is closed to motor vehicle traffic for the purpose of tourisRead more >>
Mountain hut “Rai” was built in 1935 in the Raia place, at the southern foot of mountain peak Botev, at 1560 meters above sea level. Hut “Rai” the most popular hut in the Stara Planina mountain range is a three-storey building, which disposes of 120 beds allocated in rooms with 2, 3, 4, 5 and more beds and plank-beds, with inside WCs.
The hut is water supplied and supplied with electricity by a hydroelectric water power station. The hut also offers solid fuel heaters, a shop, tourist kitchen and canteen and wonderful conditions for alpinism.
Starting points for the hut: The towns Kalofer, Karlovo and Apriltsi, the villages Vasil Levski and Osetenovo and huts Vasil Levski, Ravnets, Pleven, Vidima, Tuja and mountain peak Botev.
- Kalofer – place Panitsite – hut Rai – 4.30 h – peak Botev – 2.30 h
- Hut Vasil Levski – 4.30 h
- Peak Botev – 2.30 h – hut Tuja – 3 h
- Hut Pleven – 5.30 h