If you want to discover Bulgaria, why join a bus tour that has a similar price with a private tour, but which is based on an itinerary designed to please “most people” on the tour, when you can have a private tour designed and built for you, closely following your particular interests in Bulgaria?
Some of the important features of our Bulgaria tours are:
• unlimited options for having any of our Bulgaria tours customized, before they start, at no additional cost
• increased flexibility of your travel experience – yes, your guide and our office team will help with changes on the go, even after the tour has started!
• private transportation, and the services of a local, licensed guide/driver. Not only do they have extensive knowledge on their country and are eager to share it with you, but they also speak excellent English!
• hotels in the centre of towns, great for exploring on own. Many of the hotels we work with are located in historical buildings. All of them have ensuite bathrooms and excellent facilities
So, have a look at the itineraries below, pick one (or more), get in touch, and let’s talk about your tour!
Sofia – Rila Monastery – Plovdiv – Kazanlak – Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanassi – Sofia
The shortest among our tours of Bulgaria, the itinerary allows for a relaxed – paced discovery of central Bulgaria and its highlights: the capital city of Sofia and its spectacular Boyana Church, the world – famous Rila monastery and the ancient towns of Plovdiv and Veliko Tarnovo.
You will also discover some of the ancient landmarks of Bulgaria, such as the Kazanlak Thracian Tomb, the best known sight left by the great civilisation of the Thracians in Bulgaria.
Sofia – Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanassi – Madara Horseman – Varna – Nessebar – Kazanlak – Plovdiv – Rila Monastery – Sofia
Limited on time, but still eager to explore the most famous sights Bulgaria has to offer? No worries, it can be done!
The itinerary covers all the major highlights in Bulgaria: the capital city of Sofia, the spectacular Rila Monastery and the ancient cities of Plovdiv and Veliko Tarnovo. You will also discover the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and its largest city – Varna, as well as the quaint, ancient town of Nessebar.
Sofia – Troyan – Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanassi – Etara – Tryavna – Madara Horseman – Varna – Balchik – Nessebar – Kazanlak – Plovdiv – Hissarya – Rila Monastery – Sofia
Among our Bulgaria tours, this itinerary offer the most comprehensive look at Bulgaria and its history, traditions, architecture and also the various present – day challenges.
The tour will take you not only to the major sights of the country (the cities of Sofia, Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Nessebar, landmarks such as the Kazanlak Thracian Tomb and the Madara Horseman), but you will also explore a couple of sights which are a bit off the beaten track: the little town of Troyan (known for its pottery tradition) and its colorful Ethnographical Museum, the quaint, small town of Tryavna (famous for its wood – carving tradition) and also the Ethnographical Complex at Etara.
Also, for a more relaxed travel experience, on one of the days spent in Plovdiv, it will be up to you to decide what are the sights you are interested in: the Roman ruins at Hissarya, or the Bachkovo Monastery located in the immediate area of Plovdiv.