Arrival and departure airport transfers
3 overnights in 4* hotel on BB basis in Sofia
3 overnights in 4* hotel on BB basis in Skopje
Tour to Matka Canyon and Vodno (entrance fee for the lift to Vodno included)
Sightseeing tour of Skopje with professional English speaking guide (entrance fee for St Spas church included)
Sightseeing tour of Sofia with professional English speaking guide
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Meals (lunch or dinner) and drinks
One day tour to Ohrid
One day tour to Rila Monastery
One day tour to Plovdiv
Dinner at traditional restaurant in Skopje with music and dances
Dinner at traditional restaurant in Sofia with music and dances
Entrance fees for the visited in the itinerary tourist sites
Luggage porterage, tips to the guide and driver.
Sofia – Plovdiv – Sofia – Rila Monastery – Sofia – Skopje – Ohrid – Skopje – Vodno – Skopje
7-day excursion from €625
Arrival in Sofia. Transfer to the hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city centre, including visit to 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. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional one day tour to Plovdiv – European capital of culture 2019. Sightseeing tour in the Old Town, including the Roman Ancient Theatre, which was build in the 1st century AD and is nowadays considered to be the largest surviving Roman construction in Bulgaria, visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Roman Stadium, St. Constantine and Helena Church, etc. Drive back to Sofia. Tour duration - approx. 8 hours. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional tour to Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miracle icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the woodcarved cross made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Tour duration - approx. 8 hours. Optional dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. Departure for Macedonia. Arrival in Skopje around noon. Sightseeing tour in Skopje - Macedonia Square, the statue of Mother Teresa; the Memorial House of Mother Teresa, the Stone Bridge - symbol of Skopje; the church of St. Spas (Holy Salvation); Skopje Fortress, Old Varosha quarter, etc. Overnight in Skopje.
Breakfast. A free day in Skopje or optional one day tour to Ohrid and the famous lake of Ohrid. Guided sightseeing tour of Ohrid. The tour starts in front of the statue of St. Cyril and Methodius, and it continues to the Lower gate, the Church of St Sophia, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Upper gate, St Clements’s Church, the church St. Joan Kaneo, Tsar Samuil’s fortress, Ohrid’s marketplace, etc. Free time. Drive back to Skopje. Overnight in Skopje.
Breakfast. Drive to Lake Matka, which is the most popular getaway retreat of most citizens of Skopje. Visit of the Monastery Church of St. Andrew in Matka, built in the 14th century. In the afternoon a tour to Vodno Mountain – climb with a lift to the peak where one can see the famous Millennium Cross. In the evening optional dinner at traditional restaurant with live music. Return to Skopje. Overnight in Skopje.
Breakfast. Check-out the hotel. Transfer to the airport and departure.