Arrival and departure airport transfers
7 nights accommodation on BB basis at 3*/4* hotels in Plovdiv, Smolyan, Devin, Sofia
Transportation in air-conditioned comfortable coach or minivan
All excursions mentioned in the itinerary except for optional tours
Entrance fees for objects and museums visited on the itinerary
Professional English-speaking guide
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Personal expenses, meals (lunch, dinner) and drinks, entry taxes for museums visited individually
Evening panoramic tour "Sofia by night" and dinner at a traditional restaurant in Sofia with music and dances
Porterage, tips to the guide and the driver
Visa support (if required) and any other documentation and services required by the authorities for entering Bulgaria
Sofia – Plovdiv – Bachkovo – Smolyan – Pamporovo – Smolyan – Trigrad – Devin – Sofia
8-day excursion from €435
Breakfast. Walk around the romantic cobbled streets of the Old Town and visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Hindliyanova house and the Ancient Roman Theatre. Departure to Bachkovo. Visit to the medieval Bachkovo Monastery. Walk around the weird-shaped rock formations Chudnite Mostove (the Marvelous Bridges) - a real natural phenomenon. Drive to Smolyan. Optional dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Smolyan.
Breakfast. Visit to the art gallery in Smolyan. Walk in Dolno Raikovo Quarter, known for its well preserved traditional architecture. Visit to the Planetarium. Free time. Optional dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Smolyan.
Breakfast. Visit to the Waterfalls Canyon - walk through the magnificent scenery of the highest part of Rhodope mountains. Walk in the area of Smolyan Lakes. Climbing up Snezhanka Peak by lift. Free time for a photo break and a drink on the Panorama floor of the Snezhanka Tower. Getting down by lift to Pamporovo Resort. Departure for the village of Momchilovtsi. Visit to the National Astronomic Observatory in Rozhen (depending on the weather). Short walk in Momchilovtsi - a beautiful village that has preserved its traditional atmosphere. Drive back to Smolyan. Optional dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Smolyan.
Breakfast. Drive to the village of Mogilitsa. Visit to the architectural complex Agushevi Konatsi in Mogilitsa and Uhlovitsa Cave. Drive back to Smolyan. Optional dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Smolyan.
Breakfast. Departure for the village of Shiroka Laka. Walk in the old quarter, bearing the atmosphere from the Bulgarian National Revival period, visit to the Ethnographical Museum. Drive to the village of Trigrad. Rest among the magnificence of the Trigrad Gorge and visit to the Devil's Throat Cave. Accommodation in Devin - well known balneological center with hot thermal springs. Optional dinner at the hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast. Departure for the village of Teshel. Pass through the picturesque Buinovo Gorge and visit of the impressive Yagodina Cave. Departure for Sofia. Arrival in Sofia in the evening, accommodation. Optional panoramic tour "Sofia by night" and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. Guided walking tour of Sofia. Visit of Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia's symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, Presidency, etc. Tour duration - approx. 2 hours. Transfer to the airport. Departure.