10 Days Customized Tour Around Bulgaria 

Discover the beauty of Bulgaria with this 10 days custom round tour.  The program of the Bulgaria round tour is example and can be changed at any time. It’s combine history + wine tasting + nature sights + UNESCO sight + culture and is good for any time of the year. If you have something in mind I can include it in the program at any time.

At a Glance

  • Total Distance: 2013 km.
  •  Tour Duration: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
  •  Best period: All year
  •  Price:  Depends on your personal needs and preferences

Highlights

  • The tour combine famous historical, cultural and nature sights, wine and food tasting, UNESCO sights, beach side and local life
  • Visit 4 sights listed in the UNESCO heritage list
  • City tours, light hiking and driving through the most beautiful parts of Bulgaria
  • I promise that you will fall in love with the country

Detailed Program

Day 1
Sofia city tour – visiting the most famous highlights of the city as the National Art Gallery, the most important highlights in the Bulgarian capital, the cathedral st. Alexander Nevsky, the mosque, the Parliament, the old ruins of Serdika, the Boyana church listed in the UNESCO heritage list.

Day 2
The second day of our tour in Bulgaria we will devote ourselves to the nature and the world famous Seven Rila Lakes, situated in the highest mountain in the Balkan Peninsula – Rila. Light hiking, fresh air, sun and smell of herbs are the things which most accurately describe this day.

Day 3
Visiting the top Bulgarian cultural and historical sight – Rila monastery. After that our tour around Bulgaria will continue to Melnik – the smalles town in Bulgaria, also known as the wine capital of the country. After that, in the late afternoon we’ll visit a winery nearby and will taste seven different types of local wine.

Day 4
The next day we’ll spend discovering the Bulgarian authentic villages – Kovachevitsa, Ognyanovo and Leshten. On the way we’ll have a short walk in the wood around the Omaya Eco Village. At the evening we’ll enjoy traditional Bulgarian cuisine and homemade drinks. We can spend the night in cray house, traditional house or hotel. It’s all about you.

Day 5
Departure to Plovdiv – the must see city in South Bulgaria, winner of the title of European Capital of Culture for 2019. Before that we’ll pass the medieval Asen’s fortress, located in Rhodope Mountains. Then we will have a walk through the old city of Plovdiv, some of the old houses, the mosque and the ancient theater. After the Plovdiv city tour we’ll have free time to discover the city on our own.

Day 6
Our multi-day tour around Bulgaria will continue with visiting the city of Kazanlak, located in the rose valley (best time for the roses is in May and June) and the Thracian Tomb. After lunch we’ll drive through a mountain pass where we’ll have two options – to visit the Russian church and Shipka monument or the abandoned communistic monument – “Buzludzha”. The tour around Bulgaria will follow the mountain pass to Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex where we’ll become familiar to the traditional Bulgarian arts and crafts. The day will finish in Veliko Tarnovo – the old Buglarian capital where we can have a cool evening walk or just to have rest after the long day.

Day 7
This day will begin with city tour of Veliko Tarnovo and visit of the Tsarevets fortress where we’ll have a short walk among the old walls. The next stop of the Bulgaria round tour will be the impressive church in the town of Arbanasi located nearby. After lunch out itinerary will continue to Zheravna Architectural Reserve and the old coastal town listed in the UNESCO heritage list – the amazing Nessebar

Day 8
The 8th day will be more calm for us. In the morning we will do the city tour of Nessebar after breakfast, then we’ll hit some beach nearby and visit Burgas for a late city walk and dinner cooled down by the cool sea breeze.

Day 9
Once we have seen the most interesting sights in the southern coast we will head north. We will pass Varna, where will come back later for the night, Balchik and the northernmost point of our tour around Bulgaria – Kaliakra cape. For lunch we’ll visit the mussel farm on our way back to Varna, where we’ll spend the night.

Day 10
The last day of our tour around Bulgaria will begin with breakfast and city tour of Varna. After that we will take the long way back to the capital. On the way we will stop as many times as you like.

Day 11 flight back from Sofia
I promise that in the end of this tour Round Bulgaria you will fall in truly love with it and won’t want to leave it!

If you have any questions about the locations, cities or sight we’ll visit during this Bulgaria round tour do not hesitate to ask me.
 
There are options for different kind of experience you can have as fun workshop about how to knit Rhodope slippers, rugs, cloths, etc.; Traditional pottery or woodcarving, traditional dances, cheese and yogurt factories, folk festivals, wine holidays and many others. If you are interested in that kind of experience I can include it in the program.
If you are also interested in adventures, extreme sports or anything else please, let me know.

The price of the 10 days tour around Bulgaria depends on your personal preferences for accommodation. Please, send me your inquiries for the price, if you are coming with more than 5 people, different drop on / drop off location or another sight you want be included in your tour around Bulgaria and I’ll calculate the price which will suit your needs.

I can also recommend you accommodation in Sofia. Just tell me what kind of hotels do you prefer.
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  • Private tour/Maximum flexibility
  • Friendly local tour guide
  • Pick-up/ Drop off from/to the airport upon request
  • No Hidden Charges
  • Pay only 20 % in advance and the rest at the end of the tour
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Includes

  • Transfer with mini van
  • All transportation costs along the route, fuel, VAT and parking fees
  • Entrances for the museums, and other sights
  • Licensed local tour guide and driver
  • Accommodation upon request
  • Drop on and drop off from the airport to the hotel

Excludes

  • Food and drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

 

Good to Know

  • Two of the days we’ll have a short walks in the mountain, so don’t forget to take a warm clothing, even if you come in the summer. The weather in the mountain may change in seconds.
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable shoes and clothes are recommended.
  • Don’t forget your camera