Day Trip from Bucharest to Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria

Optimize your time in the Balkans on a day tour to Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria. Round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel ensures a hassle-free journey, leaving you free to absorb rural vistas, explore historic landmarks, and gain intimate insight into the region’s past and present from your small-group guide. Avoid hidden costs with admission fees to Basarbovo Monastery, Tsarevets fortress, and Nicopolis ad Istrum ruins included in the price.

per adult from

$267

NZD

Duration

10 to 12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/Tour guide
    • Hotel/Address drop-off
    • Hotel/Address pickup
    • Live commentary on board
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - St. Dimitrii of Basarbovo Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Tsarevets
    • Entry/Admission - Nicopolis ad Istrum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: St. Dimitrii of Basarbovo Monastery, Basarbovo 7071 Bulgaria

    Begin your day trip to Veliko Tarnovo with a departure from your hotel in Bucharest in the morning. You will drive south, crossing the Danube River which separates Romania from Bulgaria. First stop will be Basarabov Monastery, the only monastery in Bulgaria carved in the rock and inhabited since its establishment. It is so named because of its proximity to the town of Basarbovo, and dedicated to St. Dimitri of Basarabov, a resident of the monastery in the 17th century.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tsarevets, Tsar Asen Square, Veliko Tarnovo 5000 Bulgaria

    Not far from Basarabov Monastery is the charming medieval city,Veliko Tarnovo,often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire. You will walk on the cobbled streets in the historical quarter of Samovodskata Charshiya and up on the hill, you will discover the fortress of Tsarevets, settled in the 4th century, surrounded by thick walls. It became famous after the Second Bulgarian Empire established the capital at Veliko Tarnovo, often being compared to Rome or Constantinople in greatness. 400 residential buildings, over 22 churches and 4 monasteries where discovered on site.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Nicopolis ad Istrum, E85 Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse Road near Nikyup Village, Veliko Tarnovo 5000 Bulgaria

    Discover Nicolopis ad Istrum. It was founded by the Roman emperor Marcus Ulpius Traianus to honor his victories over the Dacians tribes in 101 and 106. People of various ethnicity lived in Nicopolis: settlers from Asia Minor, Thracians and Roman veterans. The Greek was the official language. Do not miss a unique experience in Medieval Bulgaria!

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Revolution Square, Piața Revoluției, București, Romania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    For more details you can contact us on WhatsApp/Phone number +40731018672Airports
    • Henri Coandă International Airport, Calea Bucureştilor 224E, Otopeni 075150, Romania
    Ports
    • Giurgiu Port S.A., Str. Portului, 1, Giurgiu, Giurgiu, 080013, Giurgiu, Romania
    • Portul giurgiu Vechi, Unnamed Road, Giurgiu, Romania
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
    • Child seats are free of charge. In accordance with the legal provisions in force, the child seat is mandatory, please request at time of booking.
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by DISCOVER & ENJOY TRAVELING ROMANIA

Activity ID: V-119309P18

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