Bulgaria Tour Travel BIZ
Day 1 – June 24 – Arrive in Sofia. Transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation in Sofia in hôtel Grand Hotel Sofia ***** (two nights)
Day 2 – June 25 – Sofia – the Rila monastery – the Boyana church – Sofia
Departure tothe Rila Monastery (UNESCO) – the richest historical and architectural monument of the Orthodox enclave, founded in 10th century and transformed to the most important spiritual and cultural center of Bulgaria. The Monastery’s unrivalled architecture and murals will captivate you. In the monastery visit the Ethnographic museum – very rich with its carpets and rugs exhibition, jewelry, customs, buckles. Also you will visit four rooms decorated according to the typical styles of decoration of four regions of Bulgaria. Have lunch in a local restaurant and taste the local river trout. Departure to Sofia. On the way to your hotel visit the Boyana church (UNESCO). The church is famous with its extremely beautiful paintings dating to 1259. Return to your hotel.
Day 3 – June 26 – Sofia Sightseeing tour – Plovdiv
After breakfast take a walking sightseeing tour of Sofia. Visit the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – the biggest and the most beautiful on the Balkan Peninsula, the Monument of Alexander II – Tzar Liberator, the Parliament, The Statue of St Sofia – the symbol of the city, the Presidency, the National Theater, the Ruins of Serdica and the Rotonda St George 4th c. AC, the Synagogue, the Russian Church, the St. Sophia early Christian basilica, which has given the city its name. Late afternoon at leaisure – time to enjoy the central part of Sofia.
Departure to Plovdiv.After arrival take awalking sightseeing tour of the Old Town: Plovdiv is thesecond largest town of Bulgaria, an area since the time of Philip, King of Macedonia, father of Alexander The Great. The most impressive building of Roman time that has come to us rising above the city is the Antique Amphitheatreby Emperor Mark Avrelii during the 2nd c. A.D. Its magnificent arcade adorned with marble statues is simply breath-taking. Theatre and opera performances are still staged here on warm summer nights. The Roman Stadiumis also constructed during the II century and reproduces the layout in Delphi, Greece. After lunch visit the “Eirene” house where have been preserved original Roman mozaics “in situ”. Within the centre of the ancient major town of the Roman province of Thrace remains of stone paved streets, foundations of buildings and columns and ancient fortress walls and gates reside. The Old Plovdiv nowadays is an original living museum, an architectural phenomenon with many of the houses of those times’ most prominent Bulgarians turned into museums, galleries hosting various art exhibitions and festivals.
B Accommodation in Plovdiv in hotel Landmark ****
Day 4 – June 27 – Plovdiv –Kazanlak – Veliko Tarnovo
In the morning take the road to Kazanlak. On the way visit the oldest rose distillery in Bulgaria and hear interesting fact about the oldest industry of Bulgaria – the rose oil production. In Kazanlak visit the Kazanlak Thracian tomb (UNESCO). You will visit its copy as the original has been closed for the public in order to be preserved the extremely valuable painting 2400 years old. Continue to the Shipka pass. On the way visit The Golyamata Kosmatka Thracian tomb – an original tomb dating to the 4th century BC. Continue to Veliko Tarnovo. In the morning visit the neighboring Arbanassi museum village, a genuine gallery of art. A must here is the 15th century Church of the Nativity, repainted in the 17th century. Because of its more than 1200 frescoes, It is also called the Sistine Chapel on the Balkans.
B Accommodation in Veliko Tarnovo in hotel Yantra ****
Day 4 – June 28 – Veliko Tarnovo – the Ivanovo Rock church (UNESCO) – Giurgu
In the morning start exploring Veliko Tarnovo with the Tsarevets Royal hill. Located on the hills above the meandering river Yantra, this city, once a glorious mediaeval capital (1186 – 1393), is now attracting thousands of romantic travelers with its irresistible atmosphere. Mixing the legends of the past with bursting joy of hundreds of young students – this is Veliko Tarnovo today, the second most important University City after Sofia.
Departure the Bulgarian-Romanian border at Rousse. On the way visit the cavernous rock church at the village of Ivanovo (UNESCO). Cross the Danube riverby the Giurgiu border pont where you change vechiles and tour guides. End of service.
The trajectory of the tour in Bulgaria please see here: https://goo.gl/maps/3J1RueFaD1A2
ACCOMMODATION IN BULGARIA – 4 overnights
- In Sofia – hotel Grand Hotel Sofia **** – two nights
- In Plovdiv – hotel Landmark ****
- In Veliko Tarnovo – hotel Yantra ****
TRANSFERS AND TRANSPORTATION
- Pick up from the Sofia airport on arrival on June 24
- All transfers and transportation with Mercedes Viano according to program
- Fuel costs, parking fees, border fees
- WI FI on board
TOURS / GUIDES / FOOD
- 4 breakfasts
- Professional Bulgarian English speaking Private Tour Guide (to drive)
- All sightseeing tours and cultural connections
- Admission fees for sites and museums as per program
- Organization, VAT
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Additional private expenses of a client
All that is not mentioned in section “Price includes”
Travel insurance package
Other meals than stated
Photo/video fees at sites and museums
Bank and pay pal fees
The above stated price is based on cash payment.
Using another method of payment: All taxes and fees are at the expense of the customer: supplement for paying by Visa card – 2,5%, Master card – 2,5 %, pay pal – 4%.
Our company is owner of the vehicles that we provide for the tours of our clients. All of them are very comfortable and fully insured. We are aware that your safety is most important, that is why we regularly renovate our car park. Our vehicles pass technical check every month and all of them have perfect air conditioners.
You can see our fleet here.
The travel arrangement and full-day or half-day tours will be officially booked once we have received a 30% deposit payment. After that you will receive a booking confirmation via e-mail. We kindly ask you to pay the balance not later than 7 days prior to your arrival, unless the booking is made 1 week prior to your arrival or if there is not an agreement for paying cash upon arrival.
Once we have received the payment, we will send the following to your e-mail address: the invoice, the vouchers (if you have booked self guided tour), and all the other necessary travel-related documents and information.
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The customer can cancel the travel arrangement and full-day or half-day tour at any moment; however, Easy Bulgaria Travel shall keep a certain portion of the paid amount which will depend on the cancellation period, and which is specified as follows:
21 days prior to departure – no cancellation fee will be applied
21 to 14 days prior to departure – 30 % of the price of a travel arrangement or tour
14 to 7 days prior to departure – 50 % of the price of a travel arrangement or tour
7 to 3 days prior to departure – 80 % of the price of a travel arrangement or tour
3 to 0 days prior to departure – 100 % of the price of a travel arrangement or tour
After the departure or no-show – 100 % of the price of a travel arrangement or tour
In cases of extraordinary circumstances (like flood, fire, earthquaqe or other), Easy Bulgaria Travel Ltd reserves the right to change itineraries. Easy Bulgaria Travel Ltd will certainly always try to meet customers’ requests and return all the funds that were not spent for the purpose of same travel arrangement or a tour.
Easy Bulgaria Travel Ltd wishes you a very pleasant stay in Bulgaria and will be extremely happy to be your host and to show you the beauty of our country!
Distances of the tour:
Sofia – the Rila monastery – 125 km – 2 hours one way
Sofia – Plovdiv – 140 km – 2 hours
Plovdiv – Kazanlak – 150 km – 1 h 40 mins
Kazanlak – Veliko Tarnovo – 100 km – 1 h 40 mins
Veliko Tarnovo – Rousse – 120 km – 1 h 50 mins
Crossing the border – 20 mins (if no traffic)