Tradesco Tours - Escorted Tours
Scenic Bulgaria and Romania
Scenic Bulgaria

Discover Bulgaria and Romania during this 14 night/15 day escorted tour. This tour has 6 guaranteed departures in 2019 between May and September. You will be staying in 3* and 4* accommodations in each city, and experience guided tours as well as walking tours throughout. All meals are included daily as well as all entrance fees.

  • 2 nights in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2 nights in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 2 nights in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
  • 1 night in Rousse, Bulgaria
  • 1 night in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1 night in Sibiu, Romania
  • 1 night in Sighisoara, Romania
  • 1 night in Sucevita, Romania
  • 1 night in Piatra Neamt, Romania
  • 1 night in Brasov, Romania
  • 1 night in Bucharest, Romania


Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily
Tours
: Independent, private sightseeing. English speaking guide throughout.
Transportation
: Air-conditioned minibus or coach
* English Speaking Tour Director/ Driver
* Entrance fees to museums
* Tax and Service Charge

6 guaranteed departures in 2019 


Day by Day Itinerary

1. day

SOFIA / BULGARIA

Arrive in Sofia. Transfer to your hotel. Dinner & overnight at Hotel BudaPest. (D)

2. day

SOFIA / BULGARIA

After breakfast visit the 10th C. Rila Monastery with its church and museum. Return to Sofia for dinner & overnight at Hotel BudaPest. (B,L,D)

3. day

PLOVDIV / BULGARIA

Start your day with a sightseeing tour of Sofia including the Nevsky Cathedral.Visit the ruins of the ancient city of Serdica. Continue to Plovdiv, second largest city in Bulgaria. Dinner & overnight at Hotel Alafrangite.(B,L,D)

4. day

PLOVDIV / BULGARIA

Plovdiv is one of the most ancient cities in Europe and in the world. Sightseeing of the Old Town of Plovdiv with National Revival architecture and excavations from Roman times. Overnight in Plovdiv. (B,L,D)

5. day

VELIKO TARNOVO / BULGARIA

Departure for Kazanlak, the capital of the famous Valley of Roses. After sightseeing, depart to the town of Tryavna. Walking tour of Tryavna. Continue to Veliko Tarnovo. Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo. (B,L,D)

6. day

VELIKO TARNOVO / BULGARIA

Sightseeing of Veliko Tarnovo includes a walk on Samovodska Charshiya - traditional arts and crafts street and Tsarevets Hill with medieval fortifications and dramatic architecture. You will see the Konstantsalieva house, a fine example of 17th century house of a wealthy merchant. Dinner & overnight in Veliko Tarnovo (B,L,D)

7. day

ROUSSE / BULGARIA

Departure to Madara. Visit the Madara Rider – included in the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage. Continue to Russe and walking tour in the city center. Overnight in Russe. (B,L,D)

8. day

BUCHAREST / ROMANIA

Departure to Ivanovo. The Ivanovo medieval rock churches are unique monuments, UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. They consist of churches, chapels and monastic cells. Departure to Bucharest. Overnight in Bucharest. (B,L,D)

9. day

SIBIU / ROMANIA

After breakfast and panoramic tour of Bucharest, departure for Curtea de Arges - visit the famous Monastery. Lunch en route. Arrive in Sibiu dating back to 1241. Visit the Fortress, the Evangelical Church, the Ethnographic and Popular Art Museum. Dinner & overnight at the Hotel Ibis. (B,L,D)

10. day

SIGHISOARA / ROMANIA

Morning drive to the heart of Transylvania. Drive to Biertan to visit the impressive fortified church. Lunch. Drive on the Sighisoara, birthplace of Vlad the Impaler (“Dracula”). Visit the medieval citadel, the Clock Tower & the Church on the Hill. Dinner& overnight at Hotel Sighisoara.(B,L,D)

11. day

SUCEVITA / ROMANIA

After breakfast, continue to Târgu Mures. Drive to Bistrita - one of the 7 main medieval towns of “Siebenbürgen” (German for Transylvania). Overnight in Sucevita. (B,L,D)

12. day

PIATRA NEAMT / ROMANIA

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day in Bucovina - land of the unique painted monasteries. Visit the Moldovita and Sucevita monasteries with exterior frescos. Lunch en route, than visit the famous monastery of Voronet and Agapia monastery. Dinner & overnight in Piatra Neamt, Hotel Ceahlau. (B,L,D)

13. day

BRASOV / ROMANIA

After breakfast depart for Brasov via Bicaz Gorges - the Red Lake - Miercurea Ciuc. Visit the fortified church of Prejmer. Dinner & overnight Brasov, at Hotel Escalade. (B,L,D)

14. day

BUCHAREST / ROMANIA

After breakfast walking tour of Brasov with the Black Church, than visit Bran, Dracula’s Castle. Depart for Sinaia, visit Peles Castle, former summer residence of the Romanian Royal family. Lunch. Arrive in Bucharest. Visit to the Village Museum. Dinner and overnight, Hotel Ambassador. (B,L,D)

15. day

Departure

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Airport. (B)

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