UNESCO Grand Tour
8 days duration tour by car/bus with escorts
The tour language is English, easy level
Accommodation is included
Starting and finishing place Sofia, Bulgaria
ITINERARY: Sofia – Boyana Church – Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak – Ancient City of Nessebar – Madara Rider – Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari – Srebarna National Reserve Rock – Hewn Churches of Ivanovo – Veliko Tarnovo – Rila Monastery – Pirin National Park – Sofia
Day 1. Sofia
Accommodation. Visit the Boyana Church. Gambling night or a folklore evening (optional). Lunch.
Day 2. Kazanlak, Nessebar
Pick up from the hotel and travel to Kazanlak. Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak. Travel to Nessebar. Accommodation in Nessebar. Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 3. Madara Rider, Shumen
Ancient city of Nessebar. Travel to Madara Rider. Accommodation in Shumen. Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 4. Silistra, Sveshtari, Srebarna, Rousse
Pick up from the hotel and travel to Silistra. Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari. Srebarna National Reserve. Travel to Rousse. Accommodation in Rousse. Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 5. Veliko Tarnovo
Visit the Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo. Travel to Veliko Tarnovo. Accommodation in Veliko Tarnovo. Witness the Light and Sound visual show at the Tzarevetz fortress. Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 6. Tzarevetz, Sofia
Visit the the medieval fortress Tzarevetz (although it is not part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list, it is an incredibly well preserved city, which is worth seeing at daytime and also at night, when its lights shine like it is alive). Travel to Sofia. Accommodation in Sofia. Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 7. Rila Monastery, Pirin National Park, Sofia
Pick up from the hotel and Visit the Rila Monastery. Visit Pirin National Park. Return to Sofia. Free time. Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 8. Sofia
Breakfast. Tour of Sofia (if time allows). Departure.
- Meals as mentioned
- Travel expenses
- Entrance fees for attractions
- Personal expenses
- Tips for drivers, personnel