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Highlights of Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria | The Orthodox Cathedral

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Starts in: SOFIA

Itinerary: +11 destinations

Ends in: SOFIA

Duration

9 days

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  HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rila Monastery (no.2 on map) /10th century/ (UNESCO World Heritage site)
  • Kazanlak (no.5 on map), the capital of the famous Valley of Roses
  • Madara Rider (no.9 on map) (UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage)
  • Ivanovo (no.12 on map) medieval rock churches (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage)
Highlights of Bulgaria | The tour itinerary

  ITINERARY

Sofia, Bulgaria | The Largo Center

Arrival in Sofia (no.1 on map) - the capital of Bulgaria. Accommodation and overnight in Sofia.

Bulgaria | The Rila Monastery

Departure to the Rila Monastery (no.2 on map) /10th century/, UNESCO World Heritage site, the largest and the most impressive Bulgarian monastery. Tour of the monastery complex, church and museum with its lavish collection of precious old manuscripts, icons, jewelery, masterpieces of woodcarving, ethnographic exhibition of fabrics and carpets. Back to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.

Plovdiv, Bulgaria | The Old Town

Sightseeing tour of Sofia – a city with 7000 years long history, concentrating numerous cultural and historic monuments from different periods. Visits of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the St. George Rotunda from the 4th century, the St. Sofia Basilica, the Ruins of the ancient city Serdica. Continue to Plovdiv (no.3 on map) – the second largest Bulgarian city. Overnight in Plovdiv.

Bulgaria | The Bachkovo Monastery

Plovdiv is one of the most ancient cities in Europe and in the world. Sightseeing of the Old town of Plovdiv with National Revival architecture and excavations from Roman times. Visit of the ancient Roman theatre with impressive marble statues, decorative columns and arcades. Excursion to the Bachkovo Monastery (no.4 on map) /11th century/ - one of the richest galleries of traditional Bulgarian religious art with exquisite murals and medieval icons. Back to Plovdiv. Overnight in Plovdiv.

Departure for Kazanlak (no.5 on map), the capital of the famous Valley of Roses. Visit the Kazanlak Historical Museum to see the Thracian golden treasures. Continue with one of the UNESCO��s sites – the Thracian Tomb dating back from the 4th century B.C. Visit the replica of the Thracian Tomb. Departure to the town of Tryavna (no.6 on map). Walking tour of Tryavna, where vaulted stone bridges, houses, churches and the square with a clock tower preserve the spirit and talent of the artists from Tryavna School of Art from the 17th century. Visit the Woodcarving Museum. Continue to Veliko Târnovo (no.7 on map). Overnight in Veliko Târnovo.

Arbanasi, Bulgaria | A window in a building

Sightseeing tour of Veliko Târnovo, including a walk on Samovodska Charshiya – traditional arts and crafts street and visit to Tsarevets hill - an impressive sight with medieval fortifications and dramatic architecture. Departure to the museum town of Arbanassi (no.8 on map) boasting a genuine gallery of religious art in its Church of Nativity. Visit Konstantsalieva house – fine example of 17th century house of a wealthy merchant. Overnight in Veliko Târnovo.

Ruse, Bulgaria | The downtown

Departure to Madara (no.9 on map). Visit the Madara Rider – included in the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage. It is an unique relief carved into a 100m high cliff and represents a figure of a knight over a lion. Tour continues to Sveshtari (no.10 on map) to visit the Sveshtari Thracian Tomb, an UNESCO monument. The unique architectural décor of the tomb includes 10 female figures carved in the walls and painted murals, a remarkable example of the culture of the Thracian people. Arrival in Ruse (no.11 on map) and walking tour in the city center. Overnight in Ruse.

Departure to Ivanovo (no.12 on map). The Ivanovo medieval rock churches are unique monuments, UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. They consist of churches, chapels and monastic cells, hewn into the craggy gorge of the Russenski Lom River. Visit of the main church. Back to Russe. Time at leisure. In the afternoon departure to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.

Transfer to the airport for departure flight. End of our services.

  WHAT'S INCLUDED

Accommodation 8 nights as per the above program / sharing a DBL room / 3* hotels.
Note: SGL room is available on request (additional costs apply).


English speaking guide throughout (for parties of 2-3 pax the guide will also drive).


Full board meals /8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners/ throughout the program, dinner on the day of arrival is subject to flight schedule.


Private car (for 2-3 pax) or air-conditioned van, minibus or coach (depending on group size) for all the above itinerary and program.


All entrance fees to museums, monasteries and sites included in the program. All Bulgarian taxes.


  NOT INCLUDED

International flight tickets are not included.


Travel insurance is not included.


Visa procurement (if needed) is not included.


The following extras are not included:

  • Hotel extras (telephone, Internet, minibar etc.);
  • Drinks (other than mineral water), coffee;
  • Photographing or filming fees at the visited sites;
  • Personal expenses, porterage, tips.

  RATINGS (2018-2019)

Overall tour ratings from 25 reviews

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  QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Please read below our answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

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  AVAILABILITY

This tour is operated on request only. We are at your disposal no matter if your are an individual interested to take this tour or a tour operator aiming to propose it to your clients.

  AVAILABILITY

This tour is operated on request only. We are at your disposal no matter if your are an individual interested to take this tour or a tour operator aiming to propose it to your clients.

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