The website "rhodopemountains.eu" is managed by Gabi Tours & Consulting company which is a tour operator also acting as a regional Destination Management Organisation. We specialise in assisting travellers to create their own innovative trips to the Rhodope mountains in Bulgaria. We do not charge for our services, but instead are rewarded by the partners from our network. A trip arranged through us is often considerably cheaper than if you try to book all the components by yourself.
We are a relatively small company, owned and operated by people who have a passion for wildlife, natural grazing, local culture and traditions.
Since 2005 we have focused on creating a sustainable economy to provide a greener future for the Eastern Rhodopes. With the financial help of different donor projects our team stimulated many local people in small villages to start their own enterprises and to develop guesthouses and interesting tourism activities. Thus we created a community-based network of tourism entrepreneurs who are willing to take care for the future of the Eastern Rhodope.
The team behind the website "rhodopemountains.eu" consists of sustainable tourism professionals and experts on wildlife and nature management. We started our common work in the Eastern Rhodopes mountains with the New Thracian gold initiative by means of a project funded by the Dutch postcode lottery.
The project started in 2009 and finished in 2014. A tourism destination brand "New Thracian Gold" was created and a network of local tourism entrepreneurs established. This website is the online platform of the New Thracian Gold network and brand in the Eastern Rhodopes, providing you the oportunity to plan your own travel route by choosing services from our network partners.