On the occasion of The Saint Andrew's Day (The Bear Day) on November 30, employees of the Parks Directorate visited Vasil Levskihigh school in the town of Apriltsi and delivered a lesson in the form of a talk about the brown bear. The school's 3rd grade children took part in the activity.Read more >>
After a complete repair in September and October this year of the Byala Reka eco-trail its official opening became a fact. The event was attended by the Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Nikolay Sidzhimov, the Mayor of Kalofer Dragomir Boev, the Deputy Mayor of Karlovo Municipality Anton Minev, experts from the Ministry of Environment and Water and the Central Balkan National Park Directorate and partners.Read more >>
Оn the occasion of St. Andrew's Day, the Park Directorate received a gift - a collage on the theme "The bear, known or unknown"
Today, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. Apostle Andrew the First-Called, who was the first of the apostles to be called to follow Christ.Read more >>
The Green Olympics 2023 - the educational eco-initiative with the support of the Ministry of Education and Culture - is starting
The initiative has been organized since 2011 by Akademika BG and is annually supported by the Ministry of Environment and Water. The platform is active for registration and test solving from today, November 10, 2023 to December 10, 2023. The winners will be announced on December 14, 2023.Read more >>
The 3rd of November has been designated as the International Day of Biosphere Reserves in 2021 by a Decision of the UNESCO General Conference.Read more >>
Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the declaration of the Central Balkan National Park.Read more >>
The events took place on October 20 in the village of Anton and on October 21 in the town of Karlovo under the title Central Balkan Biosphere Reserve - Common future for people and nature. The places are not chosen randomly, because the two settlements are administrative centers in two of the five municipalities of the transition zone of the Biosphere Reserve.Read more >>
On Saturday (October 7) in the space in front of the Tourist Information Center of the city of Troyan, the second festival event took place under the title "Common Future for People and Nature", organized by the Central Balkan National Park Directorate, supported by the Municipality of Troyan.Read more >>
Celebrated annually on October 4, World Animal Day is a global social movement that aims to improve animal welfare standards. This momentous day sees the coming together of individuals, animal welfare organizations and the wider community, all working towards a common goal – better protection and care for all animal species that inhabit our planet.Read more >>
On Sunday (October 1) in the central city square in the city of Sevlievo, the festival event under the title "Common Future for People and Nature", organized by Central Balkan National Park Directorate, supported by Sevlievo Municipality.Read more >>
The Central Balkan National Park Directorate celebrates 40 years since the declaration of the Severen Dzhendem reserve.Read more >>
Today, September 30, one of the reserves in the Central Balkan" National Park - Severen Jendem turns 40 years since its announcement.Read more >>
And this year, in support of the initiative "Let's clean up Bulgaria in one day, employees of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate" and volunteers cleaned parts of the Park's visitor infrastructure.Read more >>
In connection with the 40th anniversary of the declaration of the "Northern Jendem" reserve, the "Central Balkan National Park" Directorate announces a competition for children's drawing, under the title "Four seasons in the Central Balkan".Read more >>
The movement, stay and parking of motor vehicles is temporarily restricted on the road Troyanski prohod - Dermenka hut in the National Park
Restricted access is introduced on road No. 12 Troyanski prohod locality - Dermenka hut for visitors to the NPCB with motor vehicles (including ATVs and UTVs of all classes) for the purpose of tourism, allowing the movement of up to 10 motor vehicles per day, only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.Read more >>
The road rehabilitated under the Operational Program "Environment" from the Beklemeto area to the Dermenka hut was officially opened
On August 10, a ceremony was held for the official opening of the road that connects the high mountain pass "Beklemeto" with the "Dermenka" hut in the "Central Balkan" National Park.Read 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