Current conditions for hiking (updated 04th June 2024)

The red trail from Rila lakes hut to Babreka lake is open. From it you have 2 view point over the lower 4 lakes. 

The yellow/green trail from Babreka lake via lakes Bliznaka, Trilistnika, Ribnoto to Dolnoto lake and Seven lakes hut is open, with small pathes of snow on the path. 

The red/yellow trail from Dolnoto lake/Seven lakes hut to Rila lake hut is open with small patches of snow

The yellow/green trail from Babreka lake via Okoto lake to Salzata lakes and top viewpoint is still having lots of snow on the trail and is very slippery.


The Seven Rila lakes are located high in Rila mountain in Bulgaria. With their crystal clear waters they are the most visited natural site in the country.


7 Rila lakes are easily reachable from Sofia city by car , shuttle bus or public transport. Several hiking routes of medium difficulty allow to explore the 7 lakes in 1 day. 

There are also several options for accommodation around the lakes area if you prefer to stay overnight in the mountain.