Soul-stirring mountains rival golden beaches, while cities hum with nightlife and art. Within Bulgariaâ€™s beguiling blend of nature and history, unforgettable adventures are guaranteed.
Day 1:- Sofia
Arrive in Sofia â€“ Bulgariaâ€™s capital city situated at the base of Mount Vitosha â€“ where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your Hotel for check in. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 2:- Sofia
Today after breakfast, set out for an exciting full day tour of Sofia, a city with a 7000 year long history. Visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the second largest cathedral on the Balkan Peninsula; the St George Rotunda, a red brick church which is considered the oldest building in Sofia; the St Sofia Basilica and the Ruins of Serdica, the ancient Roman foundations of modern Sofia. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 3:- Sofia
Today after breakfast, we take a tour to discover a whole new culture and landscape, the amusing mixture of traditions, culture, and architectural masterpieces. A 2-hour drive from Sofia will take you to the city of Plovdiv, Bulgariaâ€™s second largest city and one of its oldest towns. Within 2-3 hours of walking along the city you will discover the history and culture behind a 7000-year old settlement, written by the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian civilizations. You can enjoy sightseeing in the Old Town with its museums, historical monuments, revival period houses, lined with souvenir shops cobbled streets or get impressed by the rich Ethnographical Museum and the ancient Roman Theater. Enjoy a lunch at the local restaurants. Next stop on your way back is the charming town of Koprivshtitsa with its fascinating history and authentic 19 th-century architecture. Spend the rest of the day in the leisure of this small and picturesque city situated in central Bulgaria, spread amongst the slopes of the Stara Planina Mountains, that carries a specific spirit of tranquility and eternity. Here you can visit the homes of some of the most eminent Bulgarians, writers and rebels, admire the vast collections of ethnographical treasures, including ancient weapons, intricate national costumes and stunning jewellery. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 4:- Sofia
Today after breakfast, enjoy a full day tour to the Bulgaria's medieval capital Veliko Tarnovo was the medieval capital of Bulgaria. During the 5 century of Ottoman oppression, the town developed as a merchant and craftsmen town with "distribution channels" extending into North Africa and Central Europe. Veliko Tarnovo and the nearby architectural reserve Arbanassi are included in almost every tour itinerary, while famous guidebooks define it as a mustsee tourist attraction. Our tourâ€™s goal is to present to you, in an intriguing and educational way, all of the major tourist highlights in Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 5:- Sofia â€“ Flight to Bucharest
Today after breakfast, check out of the hotel in Sofia and take a flight to Bucharest. Bucharest, in southern Romania, is the country's capital and commercial centre. Its iconic landmark is the massive, communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building, which has 1,100 rooms. Nearby, the historic Lipscani district is home to an energetic nightlife scene as well as tiny Eastern Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and 15th-century Curtea Veche Palace, where Prince Vlad III (â€œThe Impalerâ€) once ruled. Arrive at the airport where you will be met with our local representative and transferred to your Hotel for check in. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel
Day 6:- Bucharest
Today after breakfast, explore the remains of Draculaâ€™s Castle on this small-group day trip from Bucharest. Meet your English-speaking guide in Bucharest, and then travel by minibus to Transylvania. Admire the scenery beyond the window on the leisurely drive into the country, an ideal prelude to two of Romaniaâ€™s most stunning castles, Peles Castle and Bran (Draculaâ€™s) Castle. Youâ€™ll also hit the charming Brasov, a city in south Transylvania. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 7:- Bucharest â€“ Brasov
Today after breakfast, check out of the hotel in Bucharest and take a coach bus to Bucharest. Arrive at the central bus station where you will be met with our local representative and transferred to your Hotel for check in. Later in the late afternoon, get an introduction to BraÅŸov Old Town with this 2-hour guided walking tour. Wander down Easten Europeâ€™s narrowest alleyway, see the candy-colored houses of Piata Sfatului Square and get up close to St Nicholas Church, the Black Church and other notable sights. As you stroll, learn about BraÅŸovâ€™s history â€” from the Middle Ages through to present day â€” and receive the personalized attention of the guide. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 8:- Brasov
Today after breakfast, join us on this day tour to visit the Cultural capital of Europe - Sibiu was once the king of the Transylvanian Saxon towns, serving as capital and dominating cultural activity. Sibiu is home to the first hospital in Romania (1292), the first pharmacy (1494) and the oldest museum in Romania, the Brukenthal Museum, opened in 1817. We visit, also, Astra open air village museum. Located in the natural reservation of Dumbrava Sibiului, on the road to Rasinari village and to Paltinis ski resort, 8 kilometers away from the city centre, the Open Air Museum spreads across a 96 ha area of which an area of 40 ha is covered by the permanent exhibition which is the largest open air ethnographic exhibition in Europe. Dinner at a restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Day 9:- BrasovToday after breakfast, check out of the hotel and travel to the airport from Brasov by coach bus to take your flight back home.
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