Arrival and departure airport transfers
2 nights on BB basis at a hotel of chosen category in Sofia
Guided sightseeing tour of Sofia with professional English speaking guide
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Meals (lunches and dinners) and drinks
One-day tour to Plovdiv
One-day tour to the Rila Monastery (for late departures)
Visit to the National History Museum and Boyana Church
Evening panoramic tour "Sofia by night" with dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances
Tips to the guide and the driver
Sofia - Plovdiv - Rila Monastery
3-day excursion from €140
Arrival at Sofia Airport. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation. Guided sightseeing tour of the city center, 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 emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, today housing the National Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum, Presidency, etc. Optional visit of National Museum of History and Boyana Church in Sofia (tour duration - approx. 4 hours). Upon request in the evening – panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional one-day tour to Plovdiv - European capital of culture 2019 (tour duration – approx. 8hours). Sightseeing tour of the town. Plovdiv - the ancient Philipopolis, is one of the oldest towns in Europe. It was inhabited by the Thracians, Romans, Goths, Slavs and Ottomans, whose traces have turned the town into a living museum. A place of special interest is the old part of the town. Brilliant examples of the architecture of the Bulgarian National Revival period are preserved here. One can sit among the ruins of the ancient Roman Theatre and feel the atmosphere of an extinct world. Return to Sofia. Optional dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. Free time, or optional one-day tour to Rila Monastery (for late departures only, tour duration – approx. 6 hours). Departure for Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miraculous icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis. Return to Sofia, transfer to the airport and departure.