Bulgaria is best known for its awe-inspiring landscapes and rich history. Indeed, Bulgarians are a great example of some of the oldest nations on the planet. This definitely sounds pretty astounding, so follow this Bulgaria itinerary that is meant for traveler and adventurer. You would be simply amazed when you get to learn more about all of its phenomenal characteristics. Read on to learn more.
Prohodna cave is one of the top attractions of Bulgaria due to the fact of the two unique openings in its ceiling that looks exactly like human eyes.
Vitosha is the main street, which is filled with people and wonderful cafes.
Hiking the Rila mountains to view the amazingly beautiful Seven Rila Lakes.
Day 1: Arrival in Sofia
Day 2: To The Black Sea Coast
Day 3 & 4: Aheloy & Nessebar
Day 5: Rila Monastery
Day 6: The Eyes of God, Prohodna Cave
Day 7: The Seven Lakes
Day 8: Veliko Tarnovo
Day 9: Departure
Upon arrival in the capital city of Bulgaria, you must first make yourself comfortable in the place you are staying in. There are many resorts and hotels available here at the best prices, so check out online to crack the best deal out of all. Once you are finished with the accommodation process, it is time to explore the real Sofia. In Sofia, there are some landmarks such as Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Serdika that you can’t afford to miss during Bulgaria tour. Apart from this, Vitosha is the main street, which is filled with people and wonderful cafes. Stroll around to learn more about the place and while walking you will come to know about a view to the nearby mountain of the same name. Explore the area thoroughly and do grab the tasty food while coming back to your hotel. If you haven’t grabbed a bite amid the journey, ask the hotel staff to arrange a dinner for you. After having your dinner, go straight to your room since you have just started with the Bulgaria tour and there will be a lot to come during Bulgaria tour.
Most probably, your second day on Bulgaria itinerary is reserved for traveling. Leave early in the morning for Burgas, a city on the coast of the Black Sea. After reaching here, enjoy being on the stunning beaches of Bulgarian city. It is one of the favorite spots of any beach-lover who loves being around the beaches. In general, Bulgaria has really sandy beaches and most of which are located in its noteworthy seaside resorts. However, there are many fine beaches resting amid the thick clusters of hotels which are actually quite secluded. The beaches are the perfect vacation spot for tourists who are willing to get away with the waves. While enjoying the waves, you will come to know about the renowned resort of Albena, an ideal place for family vacations while the Golden Fish Beach, Smokini Beach and IYC- Primorsko are quite noisy and extremely popular camping destinations. This is the perfect way to end your second day of Bulgaria tour.
The third day is perfect to explore Aheloy, a small city in the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It is quite a green and calm place that is an ideal place for tourists looking for peace and relaxation. Relax and enjoy the beach vacation on the third day of the tour. Do not forget to taste the coastal cuisines served with traditional ingredients. Pack your bags in the evening and get ready to explore Nessebar on the fourth day of the Bulgaria itinerary. Nessebar is surrounded by beautiful beaches and has a rich history to explore. Wander around the area the whole day and get back to your accommodation in the evening.
Invest your fifth day exploring the 10th-century Rila Monastery which is one of the best Bulgarian landmarks making any Bulgarian immensely proud. It was founded by St. John of the Rila, a hermit and now this tomb became a holy site as the building was gradually transformed into a monastic complex. This monastery was completely demolished after being engulfed in flames in the merciless fire back in the 19th-century, fortunately, it was reconstructed later. There are a lot of things that you must consider while exploring the museum. Last but not least, you must visit the monastery museum where Rafail’s Cross rests. This is how you will end up the fifth day of Bulgaria tour.
The sixth day of Bulgaria tour is perfectly reserved for discovering “the eyes of God”. Prohodna cave is one of the top attractions of Bulgaria due to the fact of the two unique openings in its ceiling that looks exactly like human eyes. The locals called it “The Eyes of God” and If it happens to rain during your visit, pay attention to the openings and how they resemble “Crying eyes”. This cave is located near the village of Karlukovo, it’s free to visit, and always open for tourists and climbers.
The seventh is reserved for the Seven Lakes, which is located in Northwestern Rila Mountain, are among the most visited places in Bulgaria. These glacier lakes are simply extraordinary as their specific shape has given their pretty curious names. Meet the wonderful Seven Rila Lakes, namely “The Twin, The Eye, The Fish Lake, The Kidney, The Teardrop, The Trefoil, and The Lower Lake”. Sapareva Banya, which is a village located at the foot of the mountains, is a good starting point for an adventurous trip around here. Leave for your hotel in the evening and grab some delicious delicacies while returning to your hotel.
The eighth day of the tour must be invested in knowing all about Veliko Tarnovo. After reaching Veliko Tarnovo, you will come to know a lot of things that this area offers. Tsarevets fortress, the historic Samovodska Charshia, and the breathtaking views of the Yantra River nestled between the hills surrounding the city, which makes the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo a unique spot. For the best experience, choose one of the many guest houses located in the old town, since the atmosphere around here is simply extraordinary. It requires a full day to explore Tsarevets fortress but if you are on a week tour, then try to explore it in a half day and leave for your next destination in the evening.
As you know that you have come to the last day of the tour, so wake up early in the morning and pack your luggage. After having your breakfast at the hotel, call your private transfer and leave for the airport. Do not stop by small shops, offering the best souvenirs for friends and family in order to present a token of love. Hope this Bulgaria itinerary covers the top attractions of Bulgaria.
The price of the tour is quite affordable, but it is advisable to check the updated price before you book your tour.
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