Have you heard that Earth keeps its wisdom deep in the mountains. Have you heard that everyone on their own can discover the hidden wisdom, once he walks down the narrow mountain paths, among the forests and the ridges. It takes only one - one must love the mountain. Unconditionally. There is no way you will not be captivated by this place and you will not love it no matter what time of the year you visit it. The village of Panichishte, which is named after the lowest and easiest lake in the mountain of Rila, is situated in Southern Bulgaria, in the municipality of Sapareva Banya, Kyustendil region. It is situated at an altitude of 1383 m above sea level among beautiful coniferous forests, in the northwestern part of the Rila Mountains. Its boundaries reach those of the Rila National Park. 10 km from the resort is the town of Sapareva Banya, about 25 km is the town of Dupnitsa and about 80 km is the city of Sofia. Here there are wonderful huts and cozy hotels that will welcome you in the snow and under the pleasant mountain sun. Panichishte is a wonderful place to relax in the winter. During this time of year you can enjoy the cuddly snow, skiing, snowboarding, sledding, or simply stroll through the whiteness of the white. For lovers of the ski resort there are several ski slopes, all equipped with ski lifts: - The Bekyara ski slope, which is a typical alpine track, 470 meters long. - 5,000-meter cross-country skiing track, where a biathlon room will be built. - Homologated ski slope with a length of 1130 m. - The ski slope at the Rila Lakes Chalet, which is lighter and is suitable for beginners. It is 950 meters long and is near the "Panichka". - The 200-meter long children's ski slope, located in front of Pionerska hut. - "Adehra" - a children's ski boot with a "baby" lift and a 400-meter ski slope. If you have been fascinated by your earthly adventure and want to treat yourself to the wisdom of the mountain Panichishte is a great place during the warm season of the year. From here you can reach the Rila Lakes on foot, which will take you 4 hours or you can get on the two-seater lift from Pionerska hut to get to the Rila Lakes hut, avoiding the steepest stretch on your way to the Rila Lakes. The lane is 2163 m long and the journey with it will take 16 minutes. Other interesting tourist sites are the Skakavishki waterfall, located at 3 hours from Panichishte and at 1950 m above sea level, offering a fascinating view its 70 m water drops, and the Tales of the Fairy Tales, standing 650 m away from the resort called Nerechenna, is the way along the whole route there are backgammon drawings of famous fairy tales and fairy-tale characters. Pleasant to the eye the lake gave its name to the resort - Panichishte, which is 350 m away and with 4 m deep, as well as Dry Lake, which is typically glacier and is situated in a beautiful dense forest. Panichishte is the starting point for hiking routes to the chalets Hunting, Skakavica and Wada. If you have time and you want to touch the spirituality created by the man in the neighborhood, you must visit the Rila Monastery. But walking on foot will take you two days to reach the largest Bulgarian monastery named after its founder St. Ivan Rilski and included in the list UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Saparevo Babintsi Monastery "St. Stephen", which is the only and only one bearing this name in Bulgaria, is much closer. It is located 3 hours from Panichishte. It has a church, residential buildings, and the Stylian Paflanniiski chapel. The town of Sapareva Banya is 10 km away. Here is the hottest mineral water in the country. The town offers mineral pools and entertainment. Panichishte is the place with the birds' voluptuousness, the whiteness of the snow, the coolness of the summer wind and the wisdom of the Earth. And to touch this particle, you just have to love the mountain unconditionally, as the only condition is to come here.