Rose Festival 4 Days Tour - 4 Days

The Rose Festival 4 Days Tour is waiting for you to discover the beauty of the Kazanlak Rose Valley. The program includes other beautiful sites of Bulgaria. It will allow you to get in touch with the culture and the rich history of Bulgaria.

The Rose Festival Tour 2020 is cancelled due to COVID 19. We will be extremely happy to welcome you in 2021.

The Rose Festival Tour operates during the Festival of the Rose taking place in the town of Kazanlak.

Dates of the Kazanlak Rose Festival 2021 – 4 Days – June 4 – June 7.
Dates of the Kazanlak Rose Festival 2021 – June 5 and June 6.

Highlights:

  • Experience rose picking and visit a rose distillery
  • See the big parade on the main street.
  • Join the celebrations and be part of the festival
  • Visit other major sites of Bulgaria

Why Book Your Rose Festival 4 Days Tour with us?

  • Professional, experienced and flexible guide with a deep knowledge on the Bulgrian culture and all sites along the program
  • Tickets for all rose festival events purchased in advance
  • Excellent organization and scheduled timing for all visits
  • Seats for the parade on Sunday
  • Comfortable non-smoking vehicle with wi fi on board
  • Accommodation full of charm and character
  • Flexibility in the dates and customization of the program according to your available days

For other Rose Festival Tours check here: Rose Festival Tours 2021

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DURATION: 4 days

ROUTE: Sofia – Kazanlak – Veliko Tarnovo – Sofia

Schedule is subject to change. You can choose your own departure time. For more information about prices, booking and payment options please contact us.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ROSE FESTIVAL TOUR:

  • rose picking in Kazanlak
  • the parade on the main street in Kazanlak
  • the St Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia
  • the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak
  • the Tsarevets hill in Veliko Tarnovo

PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR THE ROSE FESTIVAL TOUR:

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

Upon booking we require 50% non-refundable downpayment.

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). Full payment has to be done 30 days prior arrival.

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR THE ROSE FESTIVAL TOUR:

  • 30 to 21 days prior to arrival – 100 % of the balance is refundable.
  • 21 to 14 days prior to arrival – 50 % of the balance is non-refundable.
  • 14 to 7 days prior to arrival – 70 % of the balance is non-refundable.
  • 7 to 3 days prior to arrival – 80 % of the balance is non-refundable.
  • 3 to 0 days prior to arrival – 100 % of the balance is non-refundable.
  • After the departure or no-show – 100 % of the balance.

FOR OTHER ROSE FESTIVAL TOURS PLEASE SEE HERE:

Rose Festival Tour 2021 – 5 days

Rose Festival Tour 2021 – 6 days

Day 1
Day 1 - Friday - June 4, 2021

Arrive at the Sofia airport. Meet and greet your professional English speaking tour guide. Transfer to the hotel. Check in and take some time to refresh.

Take a walking sightseeing tour of Sofia – visit the Saint Nedelya Church, the Statue of St Sofia – the symbol of the city, the Parliament square, the Presidency, the National Theater, the Ruins of Serdica and the Rotonda St George, the Saint Sophia early Christian basilica, which has given the city its name, the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – the biggest and the most beautiful on the Balkan Peninsula, the Monument of Alexander II – Tzar Liberator, the Parliament. Reminder of the day – time at leisure to further explore the city of Sofia. Overnight.

Accommodation in Sofia at Rosslyn Thracia Hotel **** (centrally located)

https://thracia.rosslyn-hotels.com/

Day 2
Day 2 - Saturday - June 5, 2021

Departure to Kazanlak. On the way – visit a rose distillery where you will get more information about the rose industry in Bulgaria. Here you will also see the process of boiling the rose oil. Before your eyes the petals will turn into oil.

Arrive in the town of Kazanlak. Visit the Museum of the Rose where you will see authentic artifacts dating to the 18th century when the first producers, local families from Kazanlak started to extract oil from the rose petals.

Another exciting visit is the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak – the monument dates back to the 4th century BC (UNESCO). In the historical museum of Kazanlak – one of the richest and most interesting museums in Bulgaria. Numerous findings dating to the Thracian times will give you complete information about the Thracian culture and civilization.

In the evening – join the International Folklore festival.

Accommodation in Kazanlak in hotel Roza (or similar) ***  

Day 3
Day 3 - Sunday - June 6, 2021

Two main events mark the celebrations – harvesting ritual in the rose gardens and the parade along the main street of the town. After breakfast we will visit the Rose fields where we will take part in rose picking. At noon will start the Carnival parade.

Official lunch with traditional folklore program.

In the afternoon – drive to the Golyamata Kosmatka Thracian Tomb dating to the 4th century BC, one of the biggest tombs of its kind in Europe. Next to it is the Russian Church situated in the foothills of Stara Planina. Its golden domes and the green and pink colored facade loom against the mountains and attract the attention of the travelers in the Shipka pass. Return to Kazanlak.

Overnight.

Day 4
Day 4 – Monday – June 7, 2021

Departure to Plovdiv – the European Capital of Culture 2019. Take a walking sightseeing tour of Plovdiv. Visit the Old Town, declared architectural and historical reserve with over 150 monuments of culture. Included is a visit to the ancient Roman theater, 2nd century and the Roman stadium. Enjoy a beautiful view towards the city from the “Nebet Tepe” hill.

Departure to Sofia. Drop off at the airport or your hotel.

End of Rose Festival Tour. 

Price Includes:

  • 3 breakfasts, 1 festive lunch
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure
  • Comfortable air-conditioned coach - WI-FI ON BOARD. 
  • Professional tour guide
  • All tickets and admissions for the parade and the events

Price doesn't Include:

  • Meals and drinks other than stated
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
  • Paypal fees, bank fees

The Rose Festival 2020 has been canceled. We are happy to work on enquiries and bookings for the Rose Festival Tour in 2021. You can book this tour by contacting us via the form below or by sending a mail to pavlina@easybulgariatravel.com. We will respond as soon as possible and not later than 24 hours.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Rose Festival 4 Days Tour