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Ancient Bulgaria Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
Destination(s): Bulgaria  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 10 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 10 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Ancient Sofia city tour (including Boyana church).

Day 2: Transfer to Plovdiv - ancient Philippopolis. Old city tour - including the Roman theatre, the Roman mosaics, etc.

Day 3: Departure to the Thracian cult complex by the village of Starosel. Then drive to Hisarya - an ancient Roman town. In the afternoon visit to the Valley of Thracian Kings.

Day 4: Visits to the Thracian tomb in Alexandrovo (IV B. C.) and Tatul - a Thracian sanctuary dedicated to the legendary Thracian singer Orpheus and possibly the place where he was buried.

Day 5: Early morning visit to Perperikon – “The sacred city”. Continue to the VIII B. C. Cromlech and the Deaf Stones (XII B. C. Thracian burial niches).

Day 6: Morning visit to the Thracian tomb in Mezek (IV B. C.) and the 11th century Byzantine fortress. Continue to the X century rock church in Mihalich village and Bukelon (the famous fortress, where the glorious battle for Adrianopol between emperor Valent’s troops and the Goths was held in 378)

Day 7: Departure to Nessebur - town museum included in World Unesco heritage. Old town tour. Continue to Varna. City tour in the afternoon including the Roman baths and the Archaeological museum.

Day 8: Tour of Cape Kaliakra - archaeological historical and natural reserve and 'Yailata' - the cave dwellings, the necropolis and an early Byzantine fortress. Back to Varna.

Day 9: Drive to Madara Horseman - one of the most popular Bulgarian monuments included in the World Register of Historical Sites since 1979. Then visit to Pliska - capital of the first Bulgarian state and the Thracian tomb in Sveshtari - an unique example of the ancient Thracian culture. Drive to Ruse.

Day 10: Departure to Veliko Turnovo - the medieval Bulgarian capital. On the way we will visit the Roman ruins of Nicopolis ad Istrum and Ivanovo Rock Monastery - one of the best preserved rock monasteries all over Bulgaria.

Day 11: Morning tour of the medieval Bulgarian capital. Departure to Sofia in the afternoon.

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:
- Transport costs
- Accommodation costs
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks