5 days trip in Bulgaria

 

SOFIA – PLOVDIV – ROSE VALLEY - ETAR

  Price per person in Double Room – 359 Euro by minimum 30 persons

 

Day 1. Arrival in Sofia – Boyana Church /Dinner/

Arrival in Sofia. You will meet the driver and the guide at the arrival hall. Transfer to hotel in Sofia by bus. Accommodation. Excursion by bus to Boyana Church - UNESCO site (entrance included). Dinner at a restaurant “Chepishev”. Transfer to the hotel and overnight in Sofia.


Day 2. Sofia – Plovdiv /breakfast, lunch and dinner/

Breakfast. Walking sightseeing tour in Sofia city center. Lunch. Departure to Plovdiv (120km from Sofia). Accommodation at Trimontium Princess Hotel, 4****. Free time for leisure or shopping.  Dinner at a local restaurant with a traditional folklore program. Transfer to the hotel and overnight at Plovdiv.


Day 3. Plovdiv – Stara Zagora /breakfast, lunch and dinner/

Breakfast and a walking tour of the Old Town of Plovdiv - imposing open-air museum situated on the three hills of the ancient Roman town of Trimontium. Visit the Ancient Stadium, the Ancient Theatre (a well-preserved Roman amphitheater), the Ethnographic museum and other interesting sites. Lunch. Departure towards Stara Zagora to visit the museum "Neolithic dwellings".   It is one of the best preserved and richest in inventory two-storeyed residential dwelling in Europe from the early Neolithic period (beginning of the VI millennium B.C.)  Dinner and overnight at a spa hotel with a mineral water in this region, 4****.


Day 4. Kazanlak – Ethnographic Complex Etar – Sofia /breakfast, lunch and dinner/

Breakfast and visit an authentic old distillery where Bulgarian cheese pastry, rose jam and rose oil are made. Visit to the Regional Historic Museum and the ancient Thracian tomb in Kazanlak (UNESCO site). Departure to the city of Gabrovo and visit the Architectural And Ethnographic Complex Etar. It is an open air museum. The museum contains a total of 50 sites – houses with craft workshops, water installations and other buildings. The only collection in Bulgaria of technical installations driven by water – filling mills, water mills, grindstones, etc., are situated there. 16 houses can be seen on the crafts bazaar (the central commercial street) in the Etar, which are exact copies of buildings existing in the past in Gabrovo and the region. On the crafts street the visitors can watch in real time the work of the craftsmen. Besides observing the authentic technology which the craftsmen are using, the visitors can purchase the articles made before their eyes. Evening arrival at Sofia. Dinner and overnight in Sofia Hotel, 4****

Day 5. Departure from Sofia /breakfast/

Breakfast. Free time. Transfer to the airport. Departure.


Price includes:

- 4 nights in 4* hotels

- Transport with comfortable bus (air conditioning) according the program

- 4 x breakfast, 3 x lunch, 4 x dinner

- A guide during the whole tour

- Entrance to Boyana Church

  

Price does not include:

  •  entrance fees if it isn’t mentioned in the program