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Trans-Balkan tour for a week

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
Destination(s): Bulgaria  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 10 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 10 Euro (EUR)

Day 1 - Arrival in Sofia.

Day 2 - Sofia city tour including Alexander Nevski cathedral, National museum of history and Boyana church. Afternoon visit to Rila Monastery (regarded as one of Bulgaria's most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments)

Day 3 - A great mountain drive through the back roads of South-Western Bulgaria on our way to Plovdiv.
Pleasant afternoon walk along the labyrinth of cobbled streets shaded by charming overhanging buildings in Old Plovdiv, including the Roman theater and the stadium, the Archaeological museum, "Trakart" private museum (where you can see the famous Millefiori glass work technique applied on Thracian ritual phials and Roman mosaics "in situ"), Nedkovich house (typical Revival period house, influenced by the European classicism and preserving the original furniture and mural paintings), etc.

Day 4 - En route to Veliko Turnovo, we will visit some of the Thracian tombs in the Valley of Thracian kings (Kazanlak), Ethnographic complex "Etara" (open air museum featuring typical Bulgarian crafts), the small picturesque town of Tryavna (famous for the authentic Revival architecture, the Clock tower and the wood-carved sun-ceilings of "Daskalova" house) and the heroic Dryanovo monastery (the Bulgarian Alamo).
In the evening we can enjoy the "Sound and Light show" over the Tsarevets hill

Day 5 - Morning city tour of Veliko Tarnovo, including a visit to "Tsarevets" the hill of the Bulgarian kings and a walk around the Old Crafts street. Tour of Arbanassi where you can see some of the most exquisite monuments of Bulgarian art like "Nativity" church, "St's Archangels Michael and Gabriel" church, "Konstancialieva" house, etc.
Afternoon departure to Varna on the Black Sea coast

Day 6 - Varna city tour in the morning including a visit to the Roman baths and the Archaeological museum showing the Oldest Golden treasure in the world.
En route to Rousse, we will visit two UNESCO sites - the Madara horseman and the extraordinary Thracian tomb in Sveshtari (the greatest sample of the ancient Thracian culture in Bulgaria)

Day 7 - Departure to Bucharest

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

My price includes:
- Customized itinerary
- Personal tour guide service
- English/Spanish speaking guide
- Driving service

My price excludes:
- Petrol costs
- Accommodation costs
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks

Supplier Information
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Location: Bulgaria
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2006
Client Request Served: 146

Patrick Peneff - personal independent tour guide and passionate traveler, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. Offers exclusive private tours for small groups up to a maximum of four people. Each tour is custom designed to fit the clients interests and preferences. Fully fluent in English&Spanish and highly experienced (over...

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