THE TOP 5 CITIES IN BULGARIA
Explore the top 5 cities in Bulgaria. Enjoy the history, culture and food. During the days you wll visit monasteries, fortresses, castles, Roman theatre and stadium, museums and many more. The evenings you will be introduced to the night life - the most popular restaurants, bars and clubs. Every night you will be in different city, exploring Bulgaria's highlights.
Our Tour scheduled start is from Sofia. Please have in mind that the starting point for this itinerary could be from any of the mentioned cities (Plovdiv,Bourgas,Varna or Veliko Tarnovo).
Morning - the pick up could be from your hotel in Sofia city or directly from the Airport (Bus,Train station). 1.5 Hours drive will take us to Plovdiv area. There we will start with a visit of the second oldest monastery in Bulgaria - Bachkovo (founded 1083). We will need less than an hour to explore this holy place and learn more about the history, traditions and customs. 20 Minutes drive from the monastery complex will take us to Asen's fortress - a stunning place from which you can make amazing pictures of the beautiful nature and ruins. Another 30 minutes drive and we will be in Plovdiv - the EU Capital of Culture for 2019. After we check in our carefully selected hotel we will start walking the old town where we will visit: Revival style house museums, 2nd century Roman theatre, Roman stadium,some nice churches (19th century) and of course the oldest Mosque in this part of the Europe (1363–1364). The evening is reserved for exploring the "Capana"- place where you will visit the best restaurants, bars and pubs in the city.
After breakfast we will head to the Black Sea coast. On the way we will stop at NAR "Cabile" an old Roman military outpost with interesting museum. Our late lunch will be in one of the best restaurants in Nessebar's old town (UNSECO Heritage). In the afternoon we will walk around the small island of Nessebar (Important Sea town from VI century BC, kept its glory in the Roman and Byzantine era.) exploring the ancient ruins. In the evening we will go (20 min drive) to the party Capital of the Black Sea (optional, upon desires) "Sunny Beach" - the atmosphere is modern and the clubs are one of the best! Overnight could be in Nessebar old town or Sunny Beach.
This day is dedicated to the Black Sea. From Nessebar we will drive to Varna (The Sea Capital of Bulgaria) where you will have the chance to visit the Archeological museum (The oldest gold treasury ever found in the World) and the Retro museum (the biggest collection of cars and stuff from the Communist period in Bulgaria). In the afternoon we will walk around Varna city centre and visit the famous Cathedral. The evening is all about Varna Sea garden with amazing pirate ship restaurant, beach bars and dance clubs. Overnight in Varna.
After breakfast we will have to check out our beautiful hotel in Varna and head our way to Veliko Tarnovo (The Medieval Capital of Bulgaria). Our lunch will be in Arbanassi village after which we will visit the most famous church with beautiful iconostasis and zodiac wheel (17th century). The afternoon will be dedicated to explore the Medieval fortress of "Tzarevets" (the King hill). Our night will be in cozy hotel in Veliko Tarnovo centre. Overnight.
This is our last day, but before we say goodbye you will be able to visit two of the most popular caves in this part of the country - "Prohodna cave" (Eyes of God) and "Saeva dupka"(the largest stalcton 60 meters in diameter). The location of these stunning natural wonderes is half way from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia. Our lunch will be somewhere on the way but this will be your chance to try Serbian grill Bulgarian style. For dinner we will be back in Sofia. After the check in centrally located hotel you will receive an important instructions how to spend an unforgettable time in Sofia and everyting about the nightlife. On the next day a transfer from your hotel to the Airport (Bus or Train station) is included.
Price from 440€ per person
for 1 person - 1375 €
for 2 persons - 749 € per person
for 3 persons - 682 € per person
for 4 persons - 612 € per person
5 + persons - 550 € per person
5 nights + 5 breakfasts
English speaking tour guide
Recommended period: All year round
Walking time 3h per day
Driving time: 4h per day
Handicap accessible: No
Requirements: comfortable shoes
How to book?
By filling the form you will send a request for the mentioned tour. After we clear all the information required (hotels,places of interest, food and any other amendments you want to make, etc.) you will receive a complete itinerary and payment link. Once payment is confirmed(we will require 30% advance payment just to guarantee the hotels) we will send your voucher.
Is this tour guaranteed only for 1 person?
All our tours are designed in a way that we guarantee departure even for only 1 person. If there is no other interested in the same tour for the mentioned dates there is no problem. Your departure is guranteed!
What to expect?
Our trips & tours are focused on small groups, so do not worry you won't be put in a big bus with onother 30-40 people. Our goal is to build personal and individual rellations between you and your tour guide, so you can enjoy the excursion in more private way. The biggest tours groups are no more that 8 people with 1 tour guide.
For groups - 7 days or morebefore the date of departure (a group is considered at least 5 or more tourist with the same package of tourist services) and for individual tourists - 2 days or more before date of departure without cancellation fee. In case of annulations of tours and transfers less that 2 days for individual and less than 7 days for group bookings, 50 percent of the travel services rate will be withheld from the deposit.
The tour operator has the right to cancel the contract without any liability, if the tourist(s) does not make payment within the indicated period. If the tourist(s) have paid a deposit but did not pay the full amount according to this agreement deadlines, the deposit will not be refunded and the trip will be cancelled.