5 days / 4 nights
Tour ends on day 05 in Bucharest
Day 01 SOFIA
Arrival in Sofia - the capital of Bulgaria. Accommodation and overnight in Sofia.
Day 02 SOFIA
After breakfast 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 Saint George Rotunda from the 4 century, the Saint Sofia Basilica, the Ruins of Serdica. Drive to Boyana suburb to visit the Boyana Church, included in the UNESCO list of World Cultural heritage. The world famous frescoes in the Boyana church played an important role in the development of mediaeval Bulgarian and European painting. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 03 SOFIA RILA MONASTERY - SOFIA
Departure to the Rila Monastery /10 c. /, 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, jewellery, masterpieces of woodcarving, ethnographic exhibition of fabrics and carpets. After drive back to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 04 SOFIA PLOVDIV - KASANLAK VELIKO TARNOVO
Departure to Veliko Tarnovo via Plovdiv and Kasanlak. Stop in Plovdiv, the second Bulgarian city, 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. After proceeed to Kasanlak to visit the recently discovered Thracian golden treasures in Kazanlak Historical Museum. Continue with one of the UNESCOs sites the Thracian Tomb dating back from the 4 c. BC. Departure to Veliko Tarnovo via the historical Shipka Pass. Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo.
Day 05 VELIKO TURNOVO ARBANASSI - BUCHAREST
Sightseeing of Veliko Turnovo, including Tsarevets hill - an impressive sight with medieval fortifications and dramatic architecture. Departure to the museum town of Arbanassi boasting a genuine gallery of art in its Church of Nativity.
In the afternoon departure to Bucharest.
End of our services.
Tour is organized for min 2 pax:
Net price per person:
- Sharing a double room: 895 Euro
- Single room supplement: 110 Euro
The above price includes:
Accommodation 4 nights as per the above program at tourist class hotels;
Half board meals /breakfast and dinner/;
Private car (for 2-3 pax) or air-conditioned van, minibus or coach for all the above itinerary and program;
English speaking guide throughout (for parties of 2-3 pax the guide will also drive);
All entrance fees to museums, monasteries and sites included in the program;
All Bulgarian taxes.
The above price does not include:
Hotel extras /telephone, mini bar, etc./;
Photographing or filming fees at the visited sites;
Visa procurement /if needed/.
Group prices available upon request.