7 days Tour Itinerary


A Journey through Rich Heritage

  • Private tour with customizable itinerary
  • Licensed tour guide included
  • Travel in an air-conditioned minivan

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Join us for a week and explore the beauty of Bulgaria with its historical landmarks, captivating monasteries, and natural wonders. Throughout this private tour, experience the culture, cuisine, warmth, and comfort that will make you feel right at home.

Your friendly, fully licensed guide will be there to explain the history and lend some cultural insight wherever you go, as well as to do all of the translating and offer some extra recommendations whenever you call for them.


  • Private tour! No other tourists!
  • Friendly local tour guide.
  • Starting point and time at your convenience.
  • Breaks and photo stops at your convenience.


  • Licensed local tour guide
  • Entrance for the museums (upon request)


  • Food and drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Good to Know

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes is recommended
  • Don’t forget your camera

7 DAYS BULGARIA TOUR #1: A Journey through Rich Heritage

Sofia, Rila Monastery, Melnik, Plovdiv, Bachkovo monastery, the Rhodope mountain villages, The Rhodope mountains; The Rose Valley, Kazanlak, Thracian Tomb, Shipka pass and Church, Veliko Tarnovo, Koprivshtitsa, Troyan and Devetashka cave


Arrive in Sofia
Back to Sofia→ Airport transfer to your hotel OR pick up from your hotel
→ Walking city tour in the morning (2-3 hours)
Visit the: St. Nedelya square; Nedelya church; St Sofia Monument; St. Petka Church; The old Serdika Ruins; The mineral springs; The council of ministers; The Rotunda “Saint George”; The Presidency; The mosque “Banya Bashi”; The National archaeology museum (not going inside); The National Bank of Bulgaria; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The King’s palace; The Russian church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument of the “unknown soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; The city garden.
→ Free time in Sofia at the afternoonOvernight in Sofia


Rila monastery, Bulgaria→ Depart from Sofia in the morning
→ Transfer to the Rila monastery (2-2:30 hours)→ Guided tour of the monastery
Visit the Rila Monastery museum and complex
→ Transfer to Melnik (the smallest city in Bulgaria a.k.a. The Bulgarian Capital of Wine)
Sightseeing and wine tasting in local winery (optional)

Overnight in Melnik


→ Transfer to Rhodope mountains (3-4 hours)
Visit traditional mountain villages and meet local people on the way
Try Bulgarian homemade jam and delicious local food
→ Free time at the afternoon

Overnight in a traditional mountain village


Bachkovo Monastery→ Depart after breakfast
→ Transfer to Bachkovo monastery ( 1.5-2 hours)
→ Explore the 2nd big monastery in Bulgaria
→ Transfer to Plovdiv, The European Capital of Culture (40 min)
→ Walking city tour of Plovdiv
Visit The Old Town (dating from the 19th century); the exterior of the Ethnographic museum; Balabanov house; the Ancient theatre of Philippopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis; the St. Constantin and Elena church; the Djumaya Mosque and square; the building of the Regional Historical Museum; Saint Ludvik Cathedral; the Agara (Marketplace); the famous main pedestrian street; “The Trap” neighbourhood and Nebet Tepe.

→ Free time in Plovdiv in the afternoon
Overnight in Plovdiv


Rose festival, Bulgaria → Depart from Plovdiv after breakfast
→ Transfer to Koprivshtitsa mountain village (2 hours)
→ Walking city tour of Koprivshtitsa
Visit the exterior of Dimcho Debelyanov house, Uspenie Bogorodichno Church, the first Bulgarian school from 1843, The Forestry House, the exterior of the Georgi Benkovski House, the library, Todor Kableshkov’s house from the outside, the liberation square and the “First Gun” bridge.
→ Stop for lunch in traditional Bulgarian restaurant
→ Transfer to Kaznalak (The Rose Valley)(1.5 hours)
→ Visit the Russian memorial church, the Thracian tomb “Golayma Kosmatka” and a local rose oil distillery
→ Free time in Kazanlak for dinnerOvernight in Kazanlak area


→ Depart after breakfast from your hotel in Kazanlak
→ Transfer to Veliko Tarnovo via Shipka pass (1.5- 2 hours)
Visit Etar open air museum on the way
→ City tour of Veliko Tarnovo
Visit the Tsarevets Fortress and the famous craft street
→Free time for dinner

Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo


troyan→ Transfer to Troyan (1-1:30 hours)
→ Visit a traditional pottery workshop and the pottery museum
→ Free time for lunch
→ Transfer to Sofia (2 hours)
Visit Devetashka cave on the way (optional)
→ Drop off at any location in Sofia

End of the tour

What your tour price includes

  • Flavour, insight and character – this is a more personal experience than other tours you’ll find, giving you a chance to get a real feel for the true Bulgaria.
  • A tailored tour – we’re happy to make any changes to your itinerary that you want to see. Add stops, extra sights and more – we always send you a personalised itinerary.
  • All displayed costs – you’ll get a cost and commitment-free quote before your tour starts, giving you all of the details of precisely what’s included (it’s normally everything but your food and drinks!).
  • Privacy and care – we regularly care for small groups as well as large group bookings of up to fifty. All tours are always private.
  • Travel in air-conditioned comfort – all of our modern minivans have air conditioning and plenty of leg room.

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