Information for those who will use public transport
Hotel ORBITA -full address and telephones:
Batak, Tzigov CHark,
tel. (+359-3542) 3386, 3385 - via Batak, tel. country code 03542
tel. (+359-3553) 2027, 2327 - via Velingrad, tel. country code 03553
fax (+359-3542) 3200
Organizers' mobile telephones:
048 958405 and 088 303776: Nikolai Nikolov
087 716566: Ruslan Mitkov
088 865618: Galia Angelova
Tzigov Chark is located at about 6 km. away from Batak and 24 km. away from
Velingrad. So there are two possibilities to arrive at Tzigov Chark.
The first one is to take train from Central Railway Station in Sofia to Pazardzhik, there are trains every hour, and then to take a bus or a taxi to Tzigov Chark.
The second one is to take bus from Bus station "South" in Sofia to Velingrad and then a taxi to Tzigov Chark.
See below for timetables of buses and price of taxi.
Timetable: buses from Pazardzhik to Batak
|7:05||every day||2,5lv.||about an hour and a half|
|15:40||every day||2,5lv.||about an hour and a half|
Timetable: buses from Sofia to Velingrad
|9:30||every day||with aircondition||6 lv.||about 2 hours|
|13:00||Saturday and Sunday|
|16:30||every day||with aircondition|
|18:30||Friday and Sunday|
A taxi costs between 0,3 and 0,4 lv. per kilometer, which is about 0,15$. We highly recommend you to negotiate the price with the taxi driver in advance (preferably in Bulgarian!). We can not guarantee that the price will be the one given above.