Holiday to Bulgaria & Sofia - 3 Nights

    Trekking the land of roses and lavender

    • Duration

      4 Days

    • Total Destinations

      1

    • Attractions

      6

    • Pkg Id

      0000131

    Dive into a freshly prepared banitsa or a bowl of moussaka as the sun shines on the snow-capped Mount Vitosha and delve into the long, enigmatic history of Bulgaria. Go for a lazy stroll in the Rose Valley while sipping some local Thracian wine. A blend of culture, history, gastronomy, and amazing nightlife, Sofia awaits your arrival.

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    DAY 1
    Sofia City Tour

    • Arrival at Sofia airport.
    • Our tour escort will host you from outside the airport.
    • Transfers to the hotel.
    • Check-in at the hotel.
    • Take an orientation tour 3 hours start your Journey through almost 10,000 years of history on a guided walking tour of Sofia.
    • Marvel at its well-preserved monuments and outstanding sights, such as the East Gate of the Serdika ruins from Roman times.
    • Walkthrough the underpass connecting the Presidential Palace and Ministerial Council to encounter shops selling traditional souvenirs and rosewater.
    • Experience the city laid-back charm as you explore streets scattered with mosques and impressive onion-domed churches.
    • Transfers to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 2
    The Valley of the Roses Tour

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • An early start from Sofia will take you on the picturesque mountain road winding between the Balkan and Sredna Gora mountains.
    • You will arrive in Kazanlak in about 3 hours and will visit the famous Thracian tomb dating back to the 4th century BC, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
    • Continue east to the Ethnographic Complex Damascena, located in the heart of the Valley of Roses.
    • The next stop is the emblematic Memorial Temple of the Birth of Christ, built between 1885 and 1902 in Russian Moskovite style, A beautifully located Eastern-orthodox architectural jewel.
    • Transfers back to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 3
    Sofia - Plovdiv - Rila Monastery - Sofia

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Take a 2-hour drive from Sofia will take you to the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second-largest city and one of Europe’s oldest towns.
    • Discover the history and culture behind an 8,000-year-old settlement, written by the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian civilizations.
    • Enjoy sightseeing in the Old Town with its museums, historical monuments and revival period houses and lined with souvenir shops cobble streets.
    • Entry to the rich Ethnographical Museum and the impressive Roman Theater.
    • Continue to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site Rila Monastery, the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria.
    • Transfer back to Sofia.
    • Transfer to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at Sofia.

    DAY 4
    Departure

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check out from the hotel.
    • Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

    Top Attractions of Holiday to Bulgaria & Sofia - 3 Nights Tour

    Trekking the land of roses and lavender

    Rila Monastery

    The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is situated in the southwestern Rila Mountains 117 km south of the capital

    Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak

    The Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak is a vaulted-brickwork beehive tomb near the town of Kazanlak in central Bulgaria. The tomb is part of a large royal Thracian necropolis in the Valley of the Thracian Rulers near their ancient capital of Seuthopolis in a region where more than a thousand tombs of kings and members of the Thracian aristocracy can be found.

    Plovdiv

    Plovdiv is a range of historical sights, Thracian fortresses, encompassing Roman amphitheatres and Bulgaria’s Krum the Fearsome, spreading over seven hills along the beautiful Martisa River. Plovdiv’s nightlife is very lively with parties going on for hours, nights full of jazz, indie and oodles of Balkan beers

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