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Best of Bulgaria Romania

During this 10 night/11 day independent private tour, you will explore the highlights of Bulgaria & Romania with a private driver and guides throughout. Departure is any time of the year.

  • 2 nights in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1 night in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 2 nights in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
  • 1 night in Bucharest, Romania
  • 2 nights in Sibiu, Romania
  • 1 night in Brasov, Romania
  • 1 night in Bucharest, Romania

Sofia
5* Arena di Serdica Hotel or similar
Plovdiv
3* 8 1/2 Art Guest House hotel or similar
Veliko Turnovo
3* Boutique Hotel Gurko or similar
Bucharest
4* Bertholot Hotel or similar
Sibiu
3* AM Ring Hotel or similar
Brasov
3* Coroana Brasovului or similar


Meals: Breakfast daily. 2 lunches. 2 dinners.
Tours: Professional English speaking guide throughout. Independent, private sightseeing.
Entrance fees: All museum entry fees
Transportation: Private air conditioned vehicle throughout.
Transfer
: Airport transfers if arrival and departure is on the scheduled days. 
* Professional English speaking Tour Director
* Tax and Service Charge
* Porterage and tips not included.

Guaranteed tour departures in 2020:  Any Day


Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

SOFIA / BULGARIA

Upon arrival at Sofia airport you will be met and assisted by your tour-guide, then transferred to your central Sofia hotel. The rest of the day free. (B)

Day 2

SOFIA / BULGARIA

After breakfast – a walking tour of ancient and contemporary Sofia. Afternoon free for individual activities. Welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant.(B,D)

Day 3

PLOVDIV / BULGARIA

Some free time in the morning. Then in the outskirts of Sofia, we’ll visit the UNESCO listed 12th cent. Boyana Church. Later, a 1 ¾ hour drive southeast to Plovdiv. In the afternoon, a walking tour of the Old town and end the day with a dinner at a traditional restaurant with live entertainment.(B,D)

Day 4

VELIKO TARNOVO / BULGARIA

This morning travel north through the Valley of Roses and the Valley of the Thra- cian Kings. Later, we will cross the Balkan range through the scenic Shipka Pass and stop in Etara - open-air Village Museum depicting authentic housing and crafts traditions from the past 3 centuries. Evening arrival in Veliko Tarnovo. (B)

Day 5

VELIKO TARNOVO / BULGARIA

After breakfast, take a tour of Bulgaria’s medieval capital. Afternoon visit to the museum-village of Arbanassi. Back in Tarnovo, afternoon and evening at leisure. (B)

Day 6

BUCHAREST / ROMANIA

After breakfast depart north to Ruse, cross the Danube River and continue your journey in Romania! We will continue north for a leisurely walk in the center of Ruse. Sightseeing tour of Bucharest.. Overnight in Bucharest. (B)

Day 7

SIBIU / ROMANIA

Morning departure to Curtea de Arges, Wallachia’s former capital city, for a visit to Curtea de Arges Monastery. Late afternoon arrival in Sibiu. (B)

Day 8

SIBIU / ROMANIA

After breakfast - morning walking tour of the old part of Sibiu. A short drive from here will take you to Sibiel village for a visit at the Museum of icons, painted on glass. Afternoon trip to Corvin Castle - one of the largest castles in Europe and included in the seven wonders list of Romania. Late afternoon return to Sibiu. (B)

Day 9

BRASOV / ROMANIA

After breakfast you will travel to the Fortified Church of Biertan and then to Sighisoara. Take a drive to Bran Castle. (B,L)

Day 10

BUCHAREST / ROMANIA

After breakfast a sightseeing tour of Brasov. A couple of hours drive will take you back to Bucharest. Dinner at a famous restaurant with live folk program. (B,D)

Day 11

BUCHAREST / ROMANIA

Breakfast at hotel and a transfer to Bucharest Airport for your departure flight. (B)

 

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