Day 1 -
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria and also the largest city. Prehistoric settlements date back before the 7th century BC, when Thracians established their city around a hot spring, which exists to the present day. Sofia has had several names in the different periods of its history. Its ancient name, Serdica, derives from the local Celtic tribe who inhabited the region around the 1st century BC. Later, it became a Roman city within the territorial holdings of the Roman Empire. In the middle Ages, it was one of the major commercial centers of the Bulgarian Empire. In 1879, Sofia was declared Capital of Bulgaria after the Liberation from Ottoman rule.
The city center walking tour includes:
The Statue of St. Sophia
The official workplace of the President of Bulgaria
The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
The St. Sophia Church
The National Assembly
The Russian Church
At dinner enjoy traditional folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 2 -
One of the most famous and largest ski centers in Bulgaria ,situated in the Northern part of Rila mountain. Huddled in venerable pine woods 1300 meters above sea level, Borovets will charm you with its dazzling whiteness of loose snow, cloudless sky, a quiet mountain space. The resort has twice hosted the World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing. With a variety of ski runs -
Accommodation in 4 * hotel. Visit the former King’s Residence “Tzarska Bistrica”.
Depends on the weather take the lift about 30 min. and go up to the pick near Musala.
Overnight in Borovets.
Day 3 -
/ under the protection of UNESCO /.
Visit the village of Dobarsko –traditional village with rich history and culture with meet the local people. Tourists are welcomed with a folklore show, songs and dances, and for lunch you can taste local specialties such as pastry, milk and homemade cheese.
In the afternoon travel to the town of Bansko -
Accommodation in a 4 * hotel in Bansko. Free time for Spa & Relax. Dinner at the tavern of the hotel with live music. Overnight in Bansko.
Day 4 – After breakfast will be sightseeing in Bansko with its Revival houses and cobbled streets.
Visit the biggest church in South Bulgaria -
Free time. Overnight in Sandanski.
Day 5 -
Travel to Rozen monastery famous with the unique copy of “Deva Maria” icon and impressive wooden iconostasis. Trip to the town of Melnik, the smallest town in Bulgaria, known as a town -
Day 6 -
The tour includes:
TOUR 2 -
6 Days /5 Nights Tour in Bulgaria
Sofia – Borovets – Bansko – Sandanski – Melnik –Sofia