4 DAYS BULGARIA SOFIA AND PLOVDIV TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Sofia - Sightseeing Tour
Arrival in Sofia. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation. Guided sightseeing
tour of the city centre, including visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of
the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s
symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church,
built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre,
former Royal Palace, today housing the National Revival Art Gallery and the
Ethnographic Museum, Presidency, etc. Upon request - evening panoramic tour
“Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and
dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 2 - Rila Monastery - Virgin Church Tour
Departure for Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art
and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to
Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miracle icon of the Virgin and splendid
gilded iconostasis, the old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn
about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the woodcarved cross made
for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower and many
spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Tour duration -
approx. 8 hours. Arrival in Plovdiv. Accommodation and overnight in Plovdiv.
Day 3 - Old Town, Roman Ancient Theatre Tour and Hissarya Sightseeing Tour
Sightseeing tour in the Old Town, including a visit to the Roman Ancient
Theatre, which was build in the 2nd century AD under the rule of the Roman
Emperor Trajan 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. Departure for Hissarya. Sightseeing tour,
including the Roman Fortress, the Tomb, etc. The archaeological reserve Hissar
Fortress is an excellent example of early fortification art and perhaps the best
monument of this kind in Bulgaria. Visit of Starosel and walk around the latest
excavations of the Thracian tombs at Starosel. The village is known for its
abundance of ancient Thracian sites, with finds dating back to the 5-6
millennium BC. Drive to Sofia. Accommodation and overnight in Sofia.
Day 4 - Boyana Church and National History Museum Tour
If the time permits, optional half day tour to Boyana Church and the National
History Museum. Visit to the National History Museum. Most interesting are the
collections of Thracian and Old Bulgarian gold and silver treasures, rich
collection of icons, church plates and cloths, numismatics, manuscripts and
early printed books, ethnographic exhibits. Visit to Boyana Church (included in
the list of UNESCO), located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the suburb of
Boyana. Tour duration - approx. 3 hours. Transfer to the airport. Departure.
4 DAYS BULGARIA SOFIA AND PLOVDIV TOUR INCLUDES:
4 DAYS BULGARIA SOFIA AND PLOVDIV TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Arrival and departure airport transfers
- Transportation with comfortable motor coach
- 3 nights accommodation on BB basis at a 4* hotel in Sofia (2) and Plovdiv (1)
- Visit of Rila Monastery
- Sightseeing tour in the Old town of Plovdiv
- Sightseeing tour of Hissarya and Starosel
- Sightseeing tour of Sofia with professional English guide
- Special lectures on coach during long rides
- Professional English guide
4 DAYS BULGARIA SOFIA AND PLOVDIV TOUR OPTIONAL TOURS:
- International flights
- Insurance: All types
- Bulgaria entry visa
- Visit to Boyana Church and the National History Museum
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
- Evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances
- Visit to Boyana Church and the National History Museum - Euro:51,00
- Evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances - Euro:65,00
Children 2 to 12 years old in the room of their parents - Euro:30,00
SPECIAL RESERVATION CONDITIONS:
The hotel reservations are guaranteed as a rule, when they are made more than 21
days prior to arrival.
For requests made less than 21 days prior to arrival, additional confirmation of
hotel reservations is needed.
Optional daily tours and services require advanced booking.
Additional confirmation of hotel reservations is needed at National
Holidays/Events and Official Orthodox Holidays, such as Christmas, New Year,
Easter, 6th May, 6th September, 22nd September, etc.
|4 DAYS BULGARIA SOFIA AND PLOVDIV TOUR
WINTER TOUR PRICES IN EURO:
|Winter Season: from 11.11. to 14.03.
|HOTEL LIST - SOFIA:
4 Star Best Western City Hotel
4 Star Best Western Trachia Hotel
HOTEL LIST - PLOVDIV:
4 Star Ramada Trimontsium Hotel
4 Star Park Hotel Imperial
HOTEL LIST - VELIKO TARNOVO:
4 Star Hotel Yatra
4 Star Best Western Premierl