CLIENT: MR MAGANTI
DATE: 20/06 – 23/06/2018
Day 1 – June 20 – Varna – the Madara Horseman (UNESCO) – Veliko Tarnovo
Day 2 – June 21 – Veliko tarnovo – Kazanlak – Plovdiv
Day 3 – June 22 – Plovdiv – the Rila monastery – Sofia
Day 4 – June 23 – Sofia Departure. Transfer to the Sofia airport for your departure flight. End of service.
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1 – June 20 – Varna – Madara Horseman (UNESCO) – Veliko Tarnovo
After breakfast visit the Archaeological museum admire the Oldest Manworked Gold in the world discover in Varna in 1972 dated between 4600 – 4200 BC. Continue to the Madara Horseman (UNESCO) – a bas-relief cut in a rock some 23 meters above the ground dating to the beginning of the 8thcentury. The relief depicts a horseman in a natural pose with a sword in his hand. At the feet of the horse is a lion, and behind the rider is depicted his hunting dog. One legend has it that a Roman emperor was hunting on the plateau when he fell off the cliff and died. His relatives memorialized him by engaging a master to carve his image on the cliff.
Arriving in Veliko Tarnovo you will be captured by the beauty of the setting of the town. Old houses perched on the rocks and two Mediaeval fortress preserve the glorious past of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (1186 – 1396). Visit the Tsarevets fortress. Accommodation. Overnight.
B Accommodation in Veliko Tarnovo in hotel Gurko *** http://www.hotel-gurko.com/index_en.php
Day 2 – June 21 – Veliko Tarnovo – Kazanlak – Plovdiv
In the morning departure to Kazanlak – the Valley of Roses and the Thracian Kings. Visit the Golyamata Kosmatka Thracian tomb dating to the 4th century BC. In the Rose museum and get interesting facts about the rose production in Bulgaria.
Departure to Plovdiv – thesecond largest town of Bulgaria, an area since the time of Philip, King of Macedonia, father of Alexander The Great. Its unique location on these ancient crossroads has stimulated cultural and political influences from East and West civilizations and yet maintained its unique cultural identity. 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. Visit the Ethographic museum housed in the biggest and the most beautiful house of the Old town – the Kuyumdzhioglu’s HouseThe Roman Stadiumis also constructed during the II century and reproduces the layout in Delphi, Greece. 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
B Accommodation in Plovdiv in Villa Antica
Day 3 – June 22 – Plovdiv – the Rila monastery – Sofia
Departure tothe Rila Monastery – 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.
Arrive in Sofia in the late afternoon. Take a short orientation tour of the Capital – 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 Cousil of Ministers. Accommodation. Overnight.
B Overnight in hotel Thracia Premier ****
Day 4 – June 23 – Transfer to the Sofia airport. End of service.
The tour price is based on a private tour of two travellers with private English speaking tour guide (to drive) and based on double occupancy in rooms.
The trajectory of the tour please see here: https://goo.gl/maps/tjPgbhkPr3C2
ACCOMMODATION IN TOTAL 3 OVERNIGHTS
- In Sofia – hotel Thracia Premier Best Western ****
- In Plovdiv – Villa Antica
- In Veliko Tarnovo – hotel Gurko ***
TRANSFERS AND TRANSPORTATION
- All transfers and transportation with private vehicle according to program
- Transfer from the Sofia airport on departure
- Fuel costs, parking fees
TOURS / GUIDES / FOOD
- 3 Breakfasts
- Professional Private Tour Guide (to drive) throughout
- All sightseeing tours and cultural connections
- Admission fees for sites and museums as per program
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, credit card and pay pal fees
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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
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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!