Beli Iskar is located at the foot of Mount Mussala with incredible nature for ecotourism and rural tourism. The village is located 7 km south of the town of Samokov and 10 km from Borovets. The Village Beli Iskar has a population of 850 people and is situated at an altitude of 1130 m. It is on the most strategic place in Rila. From here start attractive routes to Mussala peak at altitude 2,925 m – the highest peak on the Balkan Peninsula, to Malyovitsa, hut Vada, Seven Lakes, hut Chakar Voivoda Yastrebets, hut Granchar, Palace “Tsarskal Bistrica” and Borovets. Every year the local tourist association organize the traditional “Feast of the Rila zelnik” and rock festival “Rock in Rila”. One kilometer above the village of Beli Iskar starts “Central Rila Reserve” – one of four reserves in the National Park “Rila”, included in the List of Protected Areas of the United Nations.