3 day sofia based tour
Start Time : 09:30:00 - End Time : 12:00:00
Day 1 - Sofia transfer and Sightseeing Tour
Arrival in Sofia. 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. Visit of National History Museum and Boyana Church in Sofia. Tour duration - approx. 3 hours. Optional - evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 2 – Sofia – Plovdiv – Sofia (Sightseeing Tour)
One day tour to Plovdiv. 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 museum. A place of special interest is the old part of the town. Brilliant examples 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. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 3 – Sofia – Rila Monastery – Sofia, airport transfer
One day tour to Rila Monastery (for late departures only). Rila Monastery is 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; old kitchen, the museum - keeping the long and heroic history of the monastery and the famous wood-carved 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. Transfer to the airport and departure. End of the tour.
rila monastery, st. george rotunda, st. sophia church
Arrival and departure transfers2 nights hotel in Sofia (BB basis)One day tour to PlovdivOne day tour to Rila Monastery (for late departures only)Visit to the National History Museum and Boyana ChurchSightseeing tour of SofiaEntrance fees for the visited in the itinerary museums
Tour Does Not Include
International flights;Insurance: All types;Bulgaria entry visa;Meals – lunch and dinner;Evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances.Bulgaria entry visaItems of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundryAny others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section.
Terms and Conditions
- The hotel reservations are guaranteed as a rule, when they are made more than 21 days prior to arrival.
- For requests made less than 21 days prior to arrival, additional confirmation of hotel reservations is needed.
- Optional tours or services require advanced booking.
- We have special rates for private tours if you are interested in doing your tour on private basis. Please contact us for requests and more information.
- If you are a travel agency or tour operator, please register on our agency section for special B2B rates. Please contact us for requests and more information.