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 >>
Vasil Levski hut
The hut is built in 1926 and it is the first hut in Stara planina mountain (third in the country preceded by “Skakavitsa” hut in Rila and “Aleko” hut in Vitosha). Vassil Levski hut is situated at 1450m above the sea level, in “Golyamata gyurla”, a place where the two initial tributaries of Stara Reka (River) flows into each other.
It is a solid two storey building with total capacity of 70 beds allocated in rooms with 2,4 beds and more beds. The WCs are shared. There is also a bath.
The building is electrified and water supplied. Solid fuel stoves heat it.
The hut disposes of tourist kitchen and equipment, dining room with fireplace and a small shop.
NEIGHBORHOOD TOURIST OBJECTS:
- Karlovsko praskalo waterfall – 0,10h
- Kostenurkata (the Tortoise) peak – 1,30h
- Botev peak – 4h
- Levski peak – 2,30 h
- Dobrila hut – 4h
- Hubavets hut – 2h
- Balkanski rosi (Balkan roses) hut – 1h
- Pleven hut – 5h
- Rai (Heaven) hut – 4,30h
- Ambaritsa hut – 5h
- Tuja hut – 7,30h (through Botev peak).
The trails are marked.
Starting points: the town of Karlovo – 5,30h along marked path (the town of Karlovo is a rail way station on Podbalkanska line), as well as the towns Sopot, Troyan, Apriltsli, the villages: Vassil Levski, Cherni Osam, Oreshak, the huts Balkanski rosi, Hubavets, Ravnets, Dobrila, Ambaritsa, Pleven, Yavorova laka, Rai, Botev shelter and tourist dormitory Karlovo.
Topic information about the chalet Telephone of the object: +359 335/3436 Address: Stara planina mountain, Golyamata gyurla place, TA “V.Levski”- Karlovo, 12, Han Krum Str. Capacity: 70 Price: 6.00