Bulgaria and Romania small group tour

Embark on an odyssey through the treasures of Bulgaria and Romania, where every step whispers tales of ancient mystique and vibrant history. Begin your journey in Sofia, a city pulsating with life. Immerse yourself in the timeless charm of the 11th-century Boyana Church, a prelude to the mountainous allure that awaits at the Eastern Orthodox Rila Monastery perched majestically at 1147 meters above the sea.

In Plovdiv, follow the footsteps of Thracian legends as you explore the Old Town, Roman Stadium, and Antique Theater. Venture to Kazanlak, a fragrant haven of Bulgarian rose oil, where the 4th-century B.C. Thracian Tomb unfolds its captivating secrets.

As you traverse the awe-inspiring Shipka Pass en route to Veliko Tarnovo, let the breathtaking scenery prepare you for the medieval marvels that follow. Tour the formidable Tsarevets Fortress and stroll along the enchanting Samovodene Street, a haven of local crafts waiting to be discovered.

The village of Arbanassi welcomes you with its time-crafted charm, showcasing houses from the 17th and 18th centuries. Step into history at Konstantzalieva House, where the opulent lifestyle of a 17th-century family comes to life.

Cross into Romania and be captivated by Bucharest's cityscape. Explore the astounding 14th-century Curtea de Arges monastery and capture the eerie beauty of Vlad the Impaler's actual fortress at Poienari.

In Sibiu, wander through a quintessential Saxon city fortified with history. Sighisoara unfolds its medieval enchantment with the 13th-century Clock Tower and a covered staircase leading to the Gothic Church on the Hill. Transport yourself to ancient Transylvanian life in the picturesque village of Viscri.

The legendary Bran Castle beckons, a fortress steeped in mystery. Admire the opulence of Peles Castle, a 19th-century royal masterpiece. Conclude your odyssey at the mysterious Snagov Island Monastery, where every stone holds echoes of a captivating past.

This journey is an invitation to discover the allure of these timeless landscapes, where history, culture, and natural wonders converge to create an unforgettable tapestry of exploration.

Tour Length:
10 nights / 11 days
Starting dates:
May 7th, September 3rd 2024
Group size:
Maximum 5 travelers
Tour fee:
2300 euros per person
Single room supplement:
225 euros
Places Visited:
Sofia | Rila monastery | Plovdiv | Kazanlak Thracian Tomb | Shipka Pass | Veliko Tarnovo | Bucharest | Curtea de Arges monastery | Poienari Ruins | Sibiu | Biertan & Viscri fortified churches | Sighisoara | Viscri | Bran & Peles Castles | Brasov | Sinaia monastery
Total Distance Traveled:
1600 km / 990 mi