Custom & private Bulgaria and Romania tours

Take a Bulgaria and Romania tour and explore two of the most fascinating countries on Earth in one trip! If you’re looking for a tour that caters to your unique travel preferences, our customized and private tours are an ideal choice.

Why should you travel to Bulgaria & Romania?

Romania – World-famous for the “Dracula” legacy in Transylvania, Romania offers a spectacular history and a fascinating culture deliciously appealing to anyone seeking an exciting adventure.

Bulgaria – Known for its charming culture and breathtaking views of both mountains and the sea, Bulgaria is one of the most unique countries in the world. With cultural traditions dating back thousands of years, you’ll be excited as you gather hundreds of amazing stories to tell your friends and family when you return home.

Bulgaria and Romania have a connected history of being cut off from the rest of the world for a full 50 years by the Communist regime. These undiscovered countries allow for one-of-a-kind experiences unavailable in more tourist-heavy European countries.

There are plenty of reasons why you should consider taking a tour of Romania and Bulgaria!

Firstly, both countries are steeped in history and culture, with ancient ruins, beautiful architecture, and fascinating traditions waiting to be explored. From the stunning churches and monasteries of Bulgaria to the medieval castles of Romania, there is no shortage of breathtaking sights to see.

In addition to their historical and cultural significance, Bulgaria and Romania also boast some of the most stunning natural landscapes in Europe. Whether you’re exploring the rugged mountain ranges of the Balkans or wandering through the rolling hills of the Danube Valley, you’re sure to be captivated by the beauty of the region.

And let’s not forget about the food! Bulgaria and Romania are renowned for their delicious cuisine, which features a mix of Balkan, Turkish, and Eastern European flavors. From hearty stews to savory pastries and sweet desserts, there’s something to please every palate.

Finally, both Bulgaria and Romania are incredibly welcoming and friendly countries, with warm, hospitable people who are eager to share their culture and traditions with visitors. Whether you’re chatting with locals over a cup of coffee or learning to dance traditional folk dances, you’re sure to leave with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for these fascinating countries.

Overall, a tour of Bulgaria and Romania offers an incredible opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful, historic, and culturally rich destinations in Europe. So why not book your trip today and discover all that these amazing countries have to offer?

Why should you choose us for your Bulgaria and Romania tour?

On our Bulgaria & Romania tours, you’ll get a first-hand experience of the unique rebuilding they’re each going through… including the transitions they’re making, what the future holds, how the locals are handling being free, and what changes they’ve had to make to adjust to the new economy.

Most typical Romania & Bulgaria tours on the market have you traveling on a bus with dozens of other people rushing you through each location. You’ll miss the most exciting parts Romania and Bulgaria have to offer.

On our tours, we take you deep into the heart of both countries with your own privately designed tour, private driver, and tour guide. Plus, you can customize your experience with an itinerary built specifically for you based on the way you like to travel and your particular interests.

If you’re going to tour Bulgaria and Romania, do it right!

There are many options to choose from. Feel free to contact us to create a customized tour for you, traveling privately without groups or buses… and at a very affordable fee well worth the flexibility and privacy of a custom, private tour itinerary.

Please review the options below and click the “PLAN MY TOUR” button on the itinerary which is a good starting point for you.

Bulgaria and Romania revealed
17 nights
Sofia | Rila monastery | Koprivshtitsa | Plovdiv | Kazanlak | Nessebar | Varna | Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanassi | Bucharest | Sibiu | Hunyad, Peles and Bran Castles | Alba Iulia | Maramures (area of the wooden churches) | Bucovina (UNESCO painted monasteries) | Sighisoara | Viscri | Brasov

Begin your tour in Sofia, and continue on to Kroprivshitsa. Visit the Starosel Thracian Mausoleum, Plovdiv, and the celebrated Kazanlak Thracian Tomb.
Enjoy Nessebar and Varna, where you’ll explore the collection of ancient gold. Tour Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo, a mecca for traditional Bulgarian crafts.
Drive to Poienari Fortress, throne of Vlad the Impaler. Explore Sibiu, the fortresses of Alba Iulia, the salt mines at Turda, and incomparable Maramures.
Visit the Painted Monasteries, learn about egg-painting and visit with a family of Gypsies. Drive through the Bicaz Gorges to Sighisoara. Tour Viscri, Bran Castle, and Peles Castle.

Best of Bulgaria and Romania
12 nights
Sofia | Rila monastery | Plovdiv | Kazanlak | Nessebar | Varna | Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanassi | Bucharest | Sibiu | Sighisoara | Maramures (the area with the wooden churches) | Bucovina (UNESCO painted monasteries) | Brasov | Peles & Bran Castles

Explore Sofia, Rila Monastery, and Plovdiv. Depart for the Black Sea Coast, the Thracian Tomb, and Nessebar; then tour Varna and the 8th-century Madara Horseman. Discover Samovodene Street in Veliko Tarnovo, a major center for traditional arts and crafts.
Visit Curtea de Arges, a soaring 14th-century monastery; in Sibiu, tour the medieval Old Town.
At Poienari Fortress, stop for photos of the fortress of Vlad the Impaler. In Sighisoara, take in the view from the medieval Clock Tower.
Visit the ancient salt mines at Turda and the Painted Monasteries in Bucovina before touring Bran Castle and Peles Castle.

8 nights
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

Begin your tour in Sofia; visit the Boyana Church and Rila Monastery.
In Plovdiv, tour the Old Town, Roman Stadium, and Antique Theater. In Kazanlak, visit the 4th-century B.C. Thracian Tomb.
On the way to Veliko Tarnovo, traverse the Shipka Pass. Visit Tsarevets Fortress, and explore the arts and crafts of Samovodene Street.
In Arbanassi, discover Konstantzalieva House; drive to Bucharest for a panoramic city tour, then visit Curtea de Arges. Stop for photos at Poienari Fortress and explore Sibiu and Sighisoara. Discover the exquisite village of Viscri. Proceed to Bran Castle before visiting Sinaia Monastery, Peles Castle, and Snagov.

6 nights
Sofia | Rila monastery | Plovdiv | Veliko Tarnovo | Arbanassi | Bucharest | Peles Castle | Bran Castle | Brasov

Begin your tour in Sofia, where you’ll stroll along the yellow brick road leading to the city’s major landmarks. Tour the Boyana Church (UNESCO World Heritage Site).
Continue on to Rila Monastery and Plovdiv. In Kazanlak, visit the Thracian Tomb.
On the way to Veliko Tarnovo, drive through the breathtaking Shipka Pass. Visit Tsarevets Fortress, and explore Samovodene Street, a mecca for traditional Bulgarian arts and crafts. Next, visit Arbanassi; tour the enchanting 17th-century Konstantzalieva House.
In Romania, explore Bucharest, then continue to the famous Bran Castle (a.k.a. Dracula’s Castle). Also discover Brasov’s Old Town and the extravagant Peles Castle.

10 nights / 11 days
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

Begin your tour in Sofia; visit the Boyana Church and Rila Monastery.
In Plovdiv, tour the Old Town, Roman Stadium, and Antique Theater. In Kazanlak, visit the 4th-century B.C. Thracian Tomb.
On the way to Veliko Tarnovo, traverse the Shipka Pass. Visit Tsarevets Fortress, and explore the arts and crafts of Samovodene Street.
In Arbanassi, discover Konstantzalieva House; drive to Bucharest for a full day in the city, then visit Curtea de Arges. Stop for photos at Poienari Fortress and explore Sibiu and Sighisoara. Discover the exquisite village of Viscri. Proceed to Bran Castle before visiting Sinaia Monastery, Peles Castle, and Snagov.