7 nights/8 days
1 Day SOFIA
Arrival in Sofia.Transfer to the hotel.Dinner and overnight.
2 Day SOFIA – RILA MONASTERY – SOFIA
Breakfast in the hotel.Day, dedicated to Sofia.Visit to: roman remains, the church St Sofia, Archaeological museum, St Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Historical museum and Boyana church. Excursion to Rila monastery.Lunch with specialties of the monastery in restaurant Zarev vrah and after that visit to: the church, the museum and the premises of the monastery’s stuff. Return to Sofia. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.
3 Day SOFIA – TROYAN – VELIKO TARNOVO
Breakfast in the hotel.Drive to Troyan monastery,where are frescoes of Zachari Zograph.Lunch in the luxury hotel-restaurant Troyan Plaza Departure to Veliko Tarnovo. Sightseeng in Veliko Tarnovo,visit of Tsarevets. In the afternoon excursion to the museum village of Arbanassi,visit of the churh Rojdestvo Hristovo. Dinner in typical restaurant-Vinpalace in Arbanassy.Return to Veliko Tarnovo and overnight.
4 Day VELIKO TARNOVO – SVESHTARI – SHOUMEN
Breakfast in the hotel.In the morning visit of the roman city Nikopolis ad Istrum. Lunch in the restaurant on the road near to town Razgrad.After lunch, visit of Historico-archaeological preserve Sboryanovo and of the well-known tomb in Sveshtari ( 3th century b.c.). Before the arrival in Shoumen, stop in Madara to visit one of the most important archaeological places – Madarski konnik. Dinner and overnight in Shoumen.
5 Day SHOUMEN – PRESLAV – VARNA – NESSEBAR
Breakfast in the hotel.Visit of Preslav,where the remains of the palace of king Simeon I are preserved.Drive to Varna town-the Black sea coast pearl and lunch in restaurant-Hashove.Drive to Nesseabar. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
6 Day NESSEBAR – SLIVEN – KAZANLAK – THE VALLEY OF THRACIAN KINGS
Breakfast in the hotel and starts city tour of Nessebar-the most picturesque town- the Pearls on the Bulgarian southern Black Sea Coast. A narrow winding promontory connects the ancient town with the mainland. Today the visitor can see over 40 churches in an area of half a square kilometre, a short walking tour in the Old town with a visit of St Todor Church, St Pantocrator Church, St Spass, St Yoan Alitourgetos Church, St Stefan Church , Archaeological Museum,and departure to the famous Kazanlak. Lunch in Sliven town-Balkan mountains. Accommodation,dinner in the hotel and overnight.
7 Day KAZANLAK – STAROSEL – HISARYA – PLOVDIV
Breakfast in the hotel. Visit to the tombs of the thracian king, park Tyulbeto, The Archaeological museum and Golyama Arsenalka, Golyama Kosmatka and Svetitsa. On the road stop in Shipka-village for visiting of the Russian church. Lunch in the restaurant on the road. Departure to Starosel, visit to Thracian temple. After that, visit of Hisarya, where is good preserved roman wall. Arrival in Plovdiv,bulgarian second largest city and ancient capital of Thrace. Tour in the old town: The Ancient theatre, The Roman stadium,the Archaeological museum. Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner in typical folklore restaurant-Prima. Overnight.
8 Day PLOVDIV – SOFIA AIRPORT
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Sofia Airport.