5 days: Nature and pure beauty of Bulgaria

We made this tour for people, who love touching nature in their comfort zone.
Prepare for this trip in South and Southwest Bulgaria to touch the beauty, carved by nature, and places, where traditions are still alive!
Jump in the van and listen to the legends of love, passion, and mountains. Pass the near villages and fell like a local tasting the Kapama and other Bulgarian dishes. With our tour, you can see the rich wildlife from millions of years ago till nowadays.
You will be in three different mountains with their spirit – Rila, Pirin and Rhodopi mountains. These three mountains are Wisdom, Beaty, and Love.
One phenomenon can’t be seen in the picture, you have to see and feel it! We wait for the adventure to call you!

per adult from

$1,125

NZD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Guide-driver
    • Tickets for the museums and the parks
    • A wine degustation in Melnik
    • Entry/Admission - Rila Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Dancing Bears Park
    • Entry/Admission - Pliocene Park
    • Entry/Admission - Tsepina
    What's excluded :
    • Gratitudes (optional)
    • Personal expanses
    • Alcohol

  • Day 1: Sofia – Stob’s pyramids-Rila monastery

    Stop At: Sofia, Sofia, Sofia Region
    Meeting at your accommodation or Sofia airport. Welcome to Sofia – one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria and its capital. Walking tour to taste the spirit of the city with its thermal springs and churches. Lunch in one of the traditional restaurants and free time.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Stob, Stob, Kyustendil Province
    We'll see the sandstone phenomenon, made by the artist, called Nature. Walking in the area – 1 hour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Rila Mountains, Rila Bulgaria
    Rila mountain is the highest mountain not only in Bulgaria but in the Balkan peninsula.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a guest house in the area of Rila monastery.

    Day 2: Rila monastery- Rozhen monastery-Melnik-Sandanski

    Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila 2643 Bulgaria
    Sightseeing of Rila monastery – the biggest one in Bulgaria, situated in the heart of Rila mountain. Walking tour and visiting the cave of St. Ivan from Rila.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Rozhen Monastery, Rozhen, Melnik 2820 Bulgaria
    Sightseeing of Rozhen monastery – the biggest one in the area of Pirin mountain. It’s surrounded by Sandy pyramids. Optional – walking in one of the eco trails to see the beautiful sceneries.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Melnik, Melnik, Blagoevgrad Province
    The town of Melnik is the smallest one in Bulgaria with Revival architecture from the XVIII-XIX century, famous with the cellars with one of the best wines in the country. Optional – eco-trail to the plateau to see the fortress and the archbishop’s church from the Middle Ages. Walking tour of Melnik and visiting the Kordopulova house and the museum of wine.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Sandanski, Sandanski, Blagoevgrad Province
    An ancient city and spa resort. Accommodation in one of the spa hotels in the city. Dinner in the hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a SPA hotel in Sandanski.

    Day 3: Sandanski-Bansko- Bunderishka hut-Banya-Gorno Dragliste-Banya

    Stop At: Pirin National Park, Pirin Bulgaria
    Visit the oldest pine tree in Bulgaria, which was a witness of its foundation. Short walking in the area of Vihren hut and enjoy the views of Pirin mountain. Pirin mountain is a part of UNESCO for its rare species of trees and wildlife. We call it the mountain of beauty.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bansko, Bansko, Blagoevgrad Province
    Bansko is the most famous ski resort in Bulgaria. Walking tour and free time.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Banya, Banya, Blagoevgrad Province
    A SPA village. Check-in a guest house.
    Duration: 14 hours

    Stop At: Gorno Draglishte, Gorno Draglishte, Blagoevgrad Province
    Transfer for a traditional dinner in the village Gorno Dragliste.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a spa guest house in Banya.

    Day 4: Banya- Belitsa- The park for dancing bears- Velingrad

    Stop At: Dancing Bears Park, Andrianov Chark Area, Belitsa 2780 Bulgaria
    Walking to the park of dancing bears. Guided tour. Free time.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Yundola, Yundola, Pazardzhik Province
    Crossing the mountain ridge Yundola, which is between Rila mountain and Rhodope mountains.

    Stop At: Velingrad, Velingrad, Pazardzhik Province
    Velingrad is the spa capital of the Balkan peninsula.
    Duration: 14 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a SPA hotel in Velingrad.

    Day 5: Velingrad-Dorkovo- Tsepina fortress- Sofia

    Stop At: Pliocene Park, Dorkovo Bulgaria
    Visiting the Pliocene museum, where fossils of prehistoric animals have been found, including Mastodons.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tsepina, Rakitovo, 4641, Bulgaria
    Tsepina fortress dated from XIIth. century. Visiting the fortress and walking in its quiet forest.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sofia, Sofia, Sofia Region
    Dinner in a traditional restaurant.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from Sofia Airport or hotels in Sofia
    Departure Time :
    11:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Bulgarian Fairy Tale

Activity ID: V-91433P24

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