2 independent reviews for Bulgaria walking holiday, National Parks

Reviews for Bulgaria walking holiday, National Parks

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review 25 Aug 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Hiking. meeting fellow travelers.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

yes, not particularly and not particularly.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Great

Read the operator's response here:

We would like to thank Niall for her feedback and we were pleased to read that she found her holiday to be great. We just wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the ways in which this holiday was run in a responsible way. All 7 nights are spent in family run hotels, employing local people and sourcing local produce and products. During the stay in Bankso groups visit the Rila Monastery where you have the opportunity to purchase products made by the local communities. Few holidays have as little detrimental impact on the environment and local residents as a walking and trekking trip and we provide water so travelers can refill their reusable water-bottles along the way.

review 26 Aug 2018

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The wildness of the mountains and the unspoilt terrain and spectacular views.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

London

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

We stayed in a small family run hotel in a small village. Local produce was used as much as possible.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Very good. I learnt a lot about Bulgaria, about the wild life in the Rodope mountains and how this is being preserved. The people working in the hotel were very helpful and friendly and our guide and driver were excellent in every way.

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