Discover Bulgaria in 4 days - 4 Days

Discover Bulgaria in 4 days

It is a fantastic tour including unique sites, beautiful scenery and rich history. It comprises the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia where you will admire the second biggest Orthodox Cathedral on the Balkan peninsula – the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and also the oldest active Orthodox church in Europe – the Rotunda Saint George dating to the 4th century.

The town of Plovdiv will surprise with its beautifully preserved Roman remains and its ancient spirit. The tomb of Kazanlak is included in the list of UNESCO and is unique of its kind among the tombs we find in Europe. Visiting Veliko Tarnovo is the culmination of the tour, this place will make you fall in love with it.

Discover Bulgaria in 4 days is a short program, but full with pleasant visits and surprisingly beautiful sites. Basically, it includes few of the major sites of the country and is a great option if you have only four days for touring.

Why do the Discover Bulgaria Authentic Tour with us?

  • Take the unique chance to see Bulgaria in-depth and to discover its culture
  • Visit beautiful virgin areas and remote villages where you will get in touch to the authenticity of the country
  • Enjoy accommodation in small hotels and guest houses full of character
  • Taste the delicious home made Bulgarian traditional food
  • Take the unique chance to interact with locals
  • Benefit of the complete flexibility of having the tour tailored to your requirements
  • Have the freedom to alter the program, even while you are on the tour
  • Enjoy the most experienced guides in Bulgaria

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PRICE FROM: 390 euro

DURATION: 4 days / 3 overnights


  • the Bachkovo monastery
  • the Roman theater in Plovdiv
  • the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak
  • the Tsarevets hill in Veliko Tarnovo
  • the church of the Nativity in Arbanassi


This tour can be paid by credit card, paypal, bank transfer or cash upon departure.

Please note paying by credit card will apply a supplementary fee of 2,5% for VISA card and 1% for Master Card. Paying by paypal will apply a supplementary fee of 4% for overseas transactions.


  • 7 days prior to date of activity – Free cancellation
  • 6 to 4 days prior to date of activity – 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement)
  • 3 days prior to date of activity – 70% Cancellation Fee (30% reimbursement)
  • 2 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 - Tour of Sofia

Arrive at the Sofia airport. Meet and greet by your professional guide. Transfer to the hotel. Check in and short time for refreshment.

Sightseeing tour of Sofia – the Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – the biggest and the most impressive on the Balkan Peninsula, the Saint Sophia early Christian basilica, which has given the city its name, the Council of Ministers, the Presidency, the National Theater, the Roman Ruins of Serdica and St. George Rotunda Church dating to the 4th century, the Russian Church, the Mosque, the Synagogue, the Parliament square and the Monument of King Alexander II the Liberator.


Accommodation in Thracia Premier Best Western ****

Day 2
Day 2 - Sofia - The Bachkovo Monastery - Plovdiv

Departure to the Bachkovo Monastery /20km from Plovdiv/ – the second largest after the Rila Monastery. The complex and its neighborhoods have grown into a developed tourist sight where dozens of small shops, stalls, and restaurants stand on both sides of the walkway to the gates and appeal with their variety to visitors. Here you can buy rare herbs, home made honey and products made of buffalo’s and sheep’s milk. Continue to Plovdiv. Visit to the Old Town. It is declared an architectural museum reserve with over 150 monuments of culture. Its magnificent houses are turned into museums, galleries, workshops, restaurants. There are also parlors and studios of painters and wood-carvers. Visit the Ancient Roman Amphitheater (2nd century A.C) and the Roman Stadium.

Optional: Dinner in a traditional restaurant with folklore program. Overnight.

Accommodation in family hotel Renaissance or hotel Odeon ***

Day 3
Day 3 - Plovdiv - Kazanlak - Etara - Veliko Tarnovo

Departure to Veliko Tarnovo. On our way we will pass by the town of Kazanlak where will visit the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak – the monument dates back to the 4th century BC and has been on the UNESCO protected World Heritage Site list since 1979. Visit the Russian Church (12 km of Kazanlak) in the foothills of the Balkan range. Its golden domes and the green and pink colored façade loom against the mountains and attract the attention of the travelers in the Shipka pass.

Next stop is to the other side of the pass where we will visit “Etara” – an open air museum. It is the first museum presenting the historic past, economic development and the way of living of the population in 18 – 19th c. The shopping street represents the way crafts were practiced locally in the mid-19th century.

Continue to Veliko Tarnovo – capital city of The Second Bulgarian Kingdom. Overnight.

Accommodation in hotel Gurko ***

Day 4
Day 4 - Veliko Tarnovo - the village of Arbanassi - Sofia

After breakfast – tour of the city. Visit to “Tsarevets” – a mediaeval stronghold located on a hill with the same name. It served as the Second Bulgarian Empire’s primary fortress and strongest bulwark from 1185 to 1393, housing the royal and the patriarchal palaces. 47 churches and 400 residential houses have been discovered in the whole complex. Fortified walls and defensive towers surround the city. The tower of Baldwin is the most famous and is an evidence for the power of the Bulgarian Kingdom.

We will continue our tour by visiting the old Marketplace Samovodska Tcharshia. Only 4 km from Veliko Turnovo is Arbanassi, a charming village with an eventful history and fascinating architecture. Thirty six of its 80 houses and the five local churches have been declared for national monuments of culture.
Departure to Sofia.

Drop off at the airport or in your hotel. End of service.

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation - in total for three overnights in the hotels stated in the itinerary above
  • Transport, fuel costs, parking fees. All our vehicles please see here.
  • Professional English speaking guide. Upon request we provide guides in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese. Additional fees may apply.
  • Admission fees, 
  • WI-FI on board

Price doesn't Include:

  • – Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs

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Discover Bulgaria in 4 days