Custom Tours in Romania and Bulgaria

Custom Tours in Romania and Bulgaria

Immerse yourself in the mystique and beauty of Romania and Bulgaria with your own privately dedicated tour custom built for your traveling style

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Customize tour itinerary at no extra charge so you can travel at your own pace, seeing only the sights you want to see, when you want to see them...
Get your own exclusive, licensed, local tour guide with private transportation who speaks fluent English and will show you what Bulgaria and Romania really have to offer...
Gain increased flexibility with the ability to change your schedule "on the fly", at no extra charge, even after the tour has started...
Feel safe and confident knowing that our customers praise us for our speed in communication, personable service, flexibility in planning, and great tour guides...

What our clients say:

Over the last few years, we have helped many travelers discover our part of the world. These days, a large percentage of our new bookings come from referrals from former clients  – a strong testimony to the quality of our services. This is what some of our past customers have to say about their travel experience with us:

We learned so many things during this trip : religion, politics, history, art, beautiful scenery, people, economics, which gave us a comprehensive pic …

Jopie and Elsye Manduapessy (Indonesia)

Our trip was really great in every way.  Catalin could not have been more accommodating – he added little gems that all five of us really enjoyed.  He …

Leslie Snyder and friends (United States)

We were very satisfied, thank you for your friendly and professional services. We loved Romania and hope to return someday!

Ernesto Arnoux and friends (Mexico)

What an unforgettable experience!  Our 3 weeks in Bulgaria and Romania was fabulous, from your outstanding tour guides (Toma and Catalin), fantastic c …

Jeff & Joan Jacobson (United States)

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About Us

We are Vlad and Zoe Trestian – the owners and managers of Balkan Trails. Vlad is Romanian, Zoe is Bulgarian – we have first hand, local knowledge of the countries our tours explore.

We have been working in the travel industry in Eastern Europe since the late 1990s. In 2009, we decided to set up Balkan Trails as a family-owned and managed tour operator company. When trusting us with your travel experience, you will be dealing directly with one of us. Zoe or Vlad will be your single point of contact, so you’re always talking to an expert who has an overview of all details related to your tour.

We understand traveling is personal and individual, and no two travelers are alike. That is why the majority of our tours are based on customized itineraries. Your tour is exactly that: YOURS. Just let us know when you’d like to arrive and depart, what your interests are, the type of hotels you prefer, and we’ll take care of the rest.

We work with a small number of hand-picked, licensed guides. They all have solid experience and speak excellent English. During your time with them, you will get an insider’s perspective on the country, its people, and culture. They are also the ones who will help you interact with locals – meeting locals is key to truly understanding a country.

Being a small, family-run business and working with a small number of carefully selected guides also means we can only manage so many tours each year. And that’s OK. Our focus is not organizing lots of “just OK” tours. We are here to create memorable travel experiences. And those do come in limited numbers.

Get in touch today. We’re really looking forward to showing you our part of the world.


Vlad and Zoe Trestian