Bulgaria and Macedonia Highlights Tour - 7 Days

Bulgaria and Macedonia Highlights Tour  is a great possibility to visit two undiscovered countries in Eastern Europe – Bulgaria and Macedonia.

We have selected authentic places and villages to visit and to explore. Perfect possibilities for couples and small groups. Program based on your specific requirements. Join today!

Highlights of Bulgaria and Macedonia Highlights Tour

  • Visit the Macedonian capital
  • Discover one of the less visited countries on the Balkans
  • Enjoy beautiful views that the lake of Ohrid will offer
  • Get closer to the Balkan culture

Why book your private Bulgaria and Macedonia Highlights Tour with us?

  • Licensed, accredited and extremely professional tour guide with best credentials and expertise in both countries
  • Local guides in Macedonia
  • Pick up from your hotel and drop off included
  • Choose your own dates
  • Flexibility to alter the program, even while on the tour
  • Best value for money
  • A very comfortable, safe and non-smoking vehicle equipped with wi-fi on board
  • The guide will be happy to go the extra mile to render your tour to a real memorable experience
  • All taxes, admissions and parking fees will be included in tour price

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DURATION: 7 days/6 nights

ROUTE: Sofia – Skopje – Ohrid – Bitola – Melnik – the Rila Monastery – Sofia


Guaranteed departure every day from March 30 to November 30 based on your own dates. From December 1 to March 30 – based on weather conditions.


This tour can be paid on line by credit card, paypal or bank transfer.

Upon booking we require 30% downpayment.


You can choose one of the following payment modes:

  • Bank transfer to our Bulgarian account – a surcharge of 7 euro will be applied
  • Bank transfer to our Revolut British account – no charges from our side will be applied
  • Paying by credit card on line via our site – a supplement fee of 2% will be applied for VISA and Master Card
  • Paypal – a supplementary fee of 4% will be applied

Balance payment

For the payment of the balance you can choose one of the forecited modes including cash on spot upon arrival. You can pay in USD, Euro, AUD, Your currency (no matter what it is) or Bulgarian lev (BGN).


  • 30 days prior to date of activity – Free cancellation
  • 30 to 21 days prior to date of activity – 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement)
  • 21 to 14 days of activity – 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement)
  • 14 to 10 days prior to date of activity – 70% Cancellation Fee (30% reimbursement)
  • 10 to 7 days prior to date of activity, on the day of the activity and for now show – 100% cancellation Fee (No reimbursement).



Day 1
Day 1

Arrive at the Sofia airport. Meet and greet by your Bulgarian guide.
Transfer to the hotel.
Transfer and accommodation in Sofia in hotel Rosslyn Thracia Hotel **** (two nights)

Day 2
Day 2

Full Day Sightseeing tour of Sofia 
In the morning visit the Boyana Church (UNESCO). Admire its beautiful frescoes dating to 1259. In the National Museum of History you will get acquainted with the rich history of Bulgaria. Here is the Gold Thracian Treasure dating to the 4th c. BC.
Return to the central part. Continue with a walking sightseeing tour of Sofia. Visit the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – the biggest and the most beautiful on the Balkan Peninsula, the Monument of Alexander II – Tzar Liberator, the Parliament, The Statue of St Sofia – the symbol of the city, the Presidency, the National Theater, the Ruins of Serdica and the Rotunda St George 4th c. AC, the Synagogue, the Russian Church, the St. Sophia early Christian basilica, which has given the city its name.
Finish the tour at around 2 pm at your hotel. Afternoon at leisure – time to enjoy the central part of Sofia. Overnight.
Accommodation in Sofia in hotel Thracia Premier Best Western ****

Day 3
Day 3

Sofia – Skopje, the Republic of Macedonia – 4 hours driving
In the morning departure for Skopje. Sightseeing tour of the old part of the Macedonian capital. Visit the old Train station – the first on the Balkans, the house of Mother Teresa, the Stone Bridge – monumental building in the center of the city and the most imposing monument in the country, built in the beginning of the VI century, the Mosque Daut Pasin Imam – monument of the Islam architecture from the XV century, the church St. Spas built at the end of the XVII century and place were have been preserved the relics of the great Macedonian Revolutionary Goce Delcev (1872-1903), the Fortress Kale – the most outstanding tourist attraction of Skopje.
After the tour enjoy a pleasant walk around the market place. Evening at leisure. Overnight.
Accommodation in Skopje at hotel Centar ***

Day 4
Day 4

Skopje – Ohrid
In the morning departure to Ohrid. After check in enjoy a sightseeing tour of the old part. You will see the statue of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, the Church of St Sophia – one of the most significant churches in the Orthodox world, the Roman amphitheater, the Upper gate, St Clement’s Church of the Holy Mother of God Most Glorious (Sveta Bogorodica Perivleptos), the King Samuel’s fortress and the little beautiful church of St Ioan Kaneo perched on the rocks overlooking the beautiful Ohrid lake.
On request: In the afternoon visit the beautiful and popular Monastery of St Naum with new inns built in the last decade that make up the Hotel of Sveti Naum. The original church of the Holy Archangels was built in the early 10th century by St Naum and later it housed the tomb and relics of St Naum himself but today its remains are buried beneath the present 16th-century church. From the yard of the monastery you will admire absolutely beautiful views over the lake of Ohrid.
Return to Ohrid. Overnight.
Accommodation in Ohrid in villa Dea 3* situated on the lake shore

Day 5
Day 5

Ohrid – Bitola – Melnik,  Bulgaria
In the morning departure to Bitola. City tour including visit to the Antic city Heraclea, located near the town of Bitola, in the foot of the mountain Baba. It was built in the middle of the IV century B.C – its beauty and charm testifies of the persistence and superiority through time. Have a walk on the main pedestrian street where the guide will let you know interesting facts about the rich historical and cultural past of the town. Departure to Bulgaria through the picturesque Macedonian countryside.
Early evening arrival to Melnik. Overnight. Accommodation in Melnik in hotel Melnik ***

Day 6
Day 6

Melnik – Rila Monastery – Sofia
In the morning departure to the Rila Monastery – Bulgaria’s most visited religious nest and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in the 10th century by St. Ivan Rilski, the monastery was at the center of Bulgarian culture and Orthodox belief for centuries. The monastery is the largest on the Balkans and have always been a center of high religious achievement. Our tour of the monastery includes a visit to the Church, which is of particular artistic value, for it was adorned by the foremost 19-century masters of the Samokov, Bansko and Debar schools of painting and woodcarving. Continue to Sofia with arrival in the afternoon. Hotel check in and evening at leisure.
Accommodation in Sofia in hotel Rosslyn Thracia Hotel **** 

Day 7
Day 7

Transfer to the Sofia airport for your departure flight.
End of service.

Price Includes:

  • Included features in Bulgaria:
  • Accommodation in total 4 overnights with breakfasts
  • fully insured sedan with climate control, for the entire distance
  • fuel & parking fees included, border fees, toll fees, vignette
  • all sightseeing tours & cultural connections
  • transfer from Sofia airport to your hotel (on arrival and departure)
  • professional English speaking guide for Day 2
  • local professional tour guide in the Rila monastery
  • admissions to museums, sites, churches as per itinerary
  • VAT and local tax
  • Detailed map of Bulgaria
  • Included features in Macedonia:
  • Accommodation in total 2 overnights with breakfasts
  • fully insured sedan with climate control, for the entire distance
  • fuel & parking fees included, border fees, toll fees, vignette
  • all sightseeing tours & cultural connections
  • a Bulgarian driver to accompany you throughout and a local guide in Bitola, Ohrid and Skopie.
  • admissions to museums, sites, churches as per itinerary
  • VAT and local tax
  • Detailed map of Macedonia

Price doesn't Include:

  • Food and beverages other than stated
  • Photo and camera fees in the sites and the museums
  • Bank or paypal fees

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Bulgaria and Macedonia Highlights Tour