2 Weeks: Balkan Mountains and seaside nature tour

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Itinerary - 2 Weeks: Balkan Mountains and seaside nature tour

Day 1: Sofia
Arrival at Sofia airport. Meet and greet by your personal guide. Check in hotel. After that we will have city tour, including Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the National Theatre, the Archaeological Museum, St.George Church, Boyana Church, Roman ruins and Medieval settlements. Rest of the day is free. Overnight in Sofia.

Day 2: Lovech
After breakfast we will continue to our tour with a visit to Prohodna, known such as God’s Eyes nearby Lukovit. Continue with Lovech where we will have tour in the old town. Free evening. Overnight.

Day 3: Lovech - Raisko Praskalo
After breakfast we will make our first hike to the Ray Hut, located above Yuzhen Dzendem Reserve. After that we will continue with a visit to the nearby Raysko Praskalo Waterfall, the highest waterfall in the Balkan Peninsula. Overnight in the Ray Hut. (Total amount of walking: 5.5 hrs.)

Day 4: Mount Botev
After breakfast we will continue our hike with ascent to Mount Botev via the Tarzan Trail, and followed by a descent to Tuza Hut. Overnight in the hut. (7 hrs of walking)

Day 5: Tuza – Veliko Turnovo
After breakfast we will continue to the village of Tuza from where we will depart for Gabrovo by car. We will visit The Open-Air Ethnographic Museum “Etara”, which presents the Bulgarian customs, culture and craftsmanship and Sokolovo Monastery. Overnight in Veliko Turnovo.

Day 6: Veliko Turnovo
Breakfast. City tour in which you will visit Tsarevets Fortress, Museum "Sarafkin House", Museum of Wax Figures and Samovodska charshia. Afternoon drive to Arbanassi village, an architectural-museum reserve. Visit of the beautiful churches, built during the period of the Ottoman period. After that return to Veliko Turnovo. Overnight.

Day 7: Veliko Turnovo -Varna
Breakfast. Today we will head to Varna, but with a stop in the village of Asparuhovo for a visit to the rock phenomenon “The Wonderful Rocks”, shaped like castle towers. Continue with Varna, where we will visit The Planetarium, The Naval Museum of Varna and the Retro museum. Overnight in Varna.

Day 8: Varna – Shabla – Tyulenovo - Varna
Early in the morning after breakfast we’ll take the seaside road to the nearest village of Shabla and the picturesque Tyulenovo beach, famous with its high red rocks. After that,  we’ll visit the national archaeological reserve “Yailata”, seaside terrace, separated from the sea by 50-60 meters high cliffs. The afternoon we’ll spend on the Bolata beach, enjoying the sun. Overnight in Varna.

Day 9: Varna – Balchik - Varna
The next morning we’ll take care of our health and skin with the healing mud located in the seaside lake Tuzlata. After that we will continue to the town of Balchik, where we’ll visit the Botanic garden and the Architectural park complex “Balchik Palace”. Overnight in Varna.

Day 10: Varna – Emine Cape – Nessebar
After breakfast we will visit the incredible Irakli beach and the Emine Cape, which represents the eastern edge of the Balkan Mountains. There we can spend the day exploring the beautiful nature before visiting the old coastal town listed in the UNESCO heritage list – Nessebar. City tour and overnight in Nessebar.

Day 11: Burgas - Sozopol
After breakfast we will continue to Burgas. There we’ll have a city walk and free time to discover the city and the sea garden. Our next stop, and final for this day will be the town of Sozopol, where we will have city walk and overnight.

Day 12: Sozool - Primorsko
Breakfast. In the morning we will take a boat trip on through the Ropotamo river, which will take us to one of the wildest and most magical beaches along the Bulgarian sea coast. From there we’ll continue South, to the town of Primorsko where we’ll spend the night.

Day 13: Promorsko - Rezovo
After breakfast, we will visit the most South town in Bulgaria – Rezovo, located on the border between Bulgaria and Turkey. But first we’ll have few stops on the way one of which is the town of Ahtopol, a place with an ancient history. Our next stop on this day is the Sinemorec beach and the Veleka river mouth, where we will send a few relaxing hours enjoying the view. Overnight back in Burgas.

Day 14: Burgas – Sofia
Breakfast. Transfer to the Sofia airport. End of our services.

Rates 2 Weeks: Balkan Mountains and seaside nature tour 2020
3* Hotels 
2 pax 
4 pax 
6 pax 
single room 
1 340 euro
880 euro 
700 euro 
double room 
1 290 euro 
830 euro 
650 euro 
What is included in 2 Weeks Balkan Mountains and seaside nature tour?
Price is per person
13 nights accommodation
13 x breakfast
Private transfers in air-conditioned car with private, English-speaking driver
Airport transfer on first and last days
English-speaking guide on excursions

What is excluded from 2 Weeks Balkan Mountains and seaside nature tour?
Entrance fees, meals and drinks.

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