6 DAY ROUND TOUR IN BULGARIA

European capital of culture 2019. Walk in the Old Town, including the Roman Ancient Theatre, which was built in the 1st century AD and is nowadays considered to be the largest surviving Roman construction in Bulgaria, visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Roman Stadium, St. Constantine and Helena Church, etc. In the afternoon a trip to the famous Bachkovo Monastery, located only 20 minutes’ drive from Plovdiv. Drive back to Plovdiv. Overnight in Plovdiv.

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Overview

Name: Albania Explorer Tour 5 DAY ROUND TOUR IN BULGARIA

Code: AERTB
Duration: 6 Days 

Type: General, Cultural, Archeology, Nature, Gastronomy, Multi religious harmony, etc.  

DATES (2019): 02 Apr; 07 May ; 04 Jun ; 25 Jun ; 09 Jul ; 23.Jul ; 13 Aug ; 27 Aug ; 10 Sep ; 24 Sep ; 08 Oct ; 15 Oct

 

Tour highlights: Sofia, Plovdiv, Bachkovo Monastery, Kazanlak, Etara Open-air museum, Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi

 

DAY 1 – SOFIA ARRIVAL

Arrival in Sofia. Transfer to the hotel for accommodation and time at leisure till the end of the day. Overnight in Sofia.

DAY 2 – SOFIA – PLOVDIV

After breakfast, proceed for Guided City Tour of Sofia & hear about the history of fascinating city. Free time in the city center.  Transfer to Plovdiv. On the way to Plovdiv – optional visit of Villa Yustina Winery Accommodation at hotel. Overnight in Plovdiv.

DAY 3 – PLOVDIV – BACHKOVO MONASTERY – PLOVDIV

Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Plovdiv - European capital of culture 2019. Walk in the Old Town, including the Roman Ancient Theatre, which was built in the 1st century AD and is nowadays considered to be the largest surviving Roman construction in Bulgaria, visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Roman Stadium, St. Constantine and Helena Church, etc. In the afternoon a trip to the famous Bachkovo Monastery, located only 20 minutes’ drive from Plovdiv. Drive back to Plovdiv. Overnight in Plovdiv.

DAY 4 – PLOVDIV – KAZANLAK – ETARA – VELIKO TARNOVO

Breakfast. Check-out the hotel and departure for the beautiful town of Veliko Tarnovo. On the way stop for a visit to the Valley of Roses and the town of Kazanlak famous for the Thracian tomb included in the list of UNESCO. Pass the mountainous Shipka Pass and short break at the ethnographic open-air museum Etara. Arrival in Veliko Tarnovo in the evening. Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo.

DAY 5 – VELIKO TARNOVO – ARBANASSI – SOFIA

Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Veliko Tarnovo with a visit of the mediaeval Tsarevets Fortress located on the picturesque hill, Samovodska street market, etc. Drive o the located nearby village of Arbanassi, declared for an architectural reserve. Drive to the village of Arbanassi, famous for its well preserved 17th and 18th century churches and the typical Revival architecture of its houses.

In the afternoon departure for Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.

DAY 6 – SOFIA DEPARTURE

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Departure.

INCLUDED SERVICES:

2 NIGHTS AT 3* HOTEL IN SOFIA

2 NIGHTS AT 3* HOTEL IN PLOVDIV

1 NIGHT AT 3* HOTEL IN VELIKO TARNOVO

5 BREAKFASTS

TRANSPORTATION WITH MINIVAN/BUS DEPENDING ON THE GROUP SIZE

ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE THROUGHOUT THE PROGRAM

ALL SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND VISITS

ENTRANCE FEES

 

EXCLUDED SERVICES:

LUNCHES

DINNERS

WINE TASTING AT VILLA YUSTINA

TIPS

TRAVEL INSURANCE

AGENT COMMISSION

 

SUPPLEMENTS:

LUNCH – 15 EURO PER PERSON PER MEAL

DINNER – 15 EURO PER PERSON PER MEAL

TRADITIONAL DINNER WITH DANCE SHOW – 59 EURO PER PERSON

UPGRADE IN 4* HOTELS IN ALL PLACES – 75 EURO PER PERSON

WINE TASTING AT VILLA YUSTINA AND VISIT OF GOAT FARM – 3 WINES, LOCAL MEAT AND DAIRY BITES, WINE LECTURE, VISIT OF THE GOAT FARM – 15 EURO PER PERSON

SINGLE ROOM – 100 EURO

 

·         Full payment (100%) to be done at the time of booking confirmation.

·         All tours/excursions are quoted based on minimum 2 persons.

 

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