Gotse Delchev Hut

04.01.2016
Gotse Delchev Hut
Picture: Stefan 100yanov

Gotse Delchev Hut is named after one of the most important Bulgarian revolutionaries, a leader and ideologist of the Bulgarian Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Committee - the apostle Gotse Delchev. It is situated in Pirin mountain in the Logovete region.

The hut is about 6 mi (10 km) south of the town of Dobrinishte, along a paved road. Gotse Delchev Hut sits at an elevation of 4631 ft (1412 m) above sea level.

Gotse Delchev Hut Front
Picture: Foto_Bob

The building is a massive two-story structure. It has 4 rooms, a spacious lounge, buffet and humble mountain kitchen available to tourists. During the summer months, the hut can host up to 150 visitors daily.

Gotse Delchev Hut was built in 1950 thanks to the Mangurtepe Tourist Agency in Dobrinishte village. The hut has electricity and running water, the toilets are located within the building. Gotse Delchev Hut has radio communication for emergencies.

A stay at Gotse Delchev Hut offers wonderful opportunities for tourism. There is a ski slope from Gotse Delchev to Bezbog Hut and a ski chair lift that's open every day from 8:30 to 16:00.

When the weather allows, visitors can take short walks to some of the points of interest near the hut. Not far from the mountain hut lies one of the natural wonders of Pirin - the centennial tree Visokata Ela.

Gotse Delchev Hut in Pirin
Picture: Karavelov

Gotse Delchev Hut is also a way station along the Dobrinishte - Bezbog Hut route, which is marked in green and has the following approximate durations:

- From Dobrinishte to Gotse Delchev Hut - 2.5 hours;

- From Gotse Delchev Hut to Bezbog Hut - 2.5 hours.

Those who prefer shorter mountain hikes can head to Mocharata, which will take about 45 min. via a cobblestone road. The picturesque area Chatarluka is also located about an hour west-northwest from the hut.

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