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Sofia Half Day Tour with Boyana Church and National History Museum

Enjoy a half- day private tour with which you will have the chance not only to see the central part of Sofia, but also the Boyana Church- UNESCO heritage site- and the National History Museum, situated at the foot of Vitosha Mountain.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Classic Rila monastery and Boyana church

The classic tour includes two UNESCO listed sites and is the most popular one-day tour our of Sofia. It is very suitable for first -time visitors to Bulgaria, Sofia and who wnat to learn about Bulgarian history, love beautiful natural sites and appreciate culture and art
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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On the footsteps of the Bulgarian Prophet Vanga – Private day tour

Baba Vanga is considered to be the greatest prophet of the millennium. She was a very sensual woman who perceived the world differently and saw things that were invisible to everyone else.Before she died she predicted the history of the world and humanity.On this day we head south from Sofia to visit and feel the energy places associated with the life of the prophetess and to learn more about her gift and strengths. We depart for the famous area called “Rupite” where Vanga chose to accept her visitors for a good reason. This village is believed to have a very strong positive cosmic energy, which can be found only in two other locations in the world—Argentina and Indonesia. Rupite is a destination that attracts visitors from all over the world not only because it is connected with the famous prophetess, but also because of its unique location at the bottom of the ancient volcano Kojuh nearby which are situated hot mineral springs.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
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  • 11 to 12 hours
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Private Day Trip to Skopje from Sofia

The tour starts at 8am with a pick up from your hotel. The traveling time to Skopje (including the border check) is about 4 hours. In the town you will have a guided tour which is about 3 hours. With this tour you will see both parts of the old and the new town. The old town starts from the hill fortress from where you can see beautiful panoramic views of the town. Then further you will visit some of the old churches and the famous old trade street from the Ottoman period.Later you will cross the Varder River and continue to the new part where you will see the newly built triumphal arch of Macedonia.You will also have one hour free time for a lunch break in a traditional restaurant.The expected return in Sofia is between 7pm and 8pm.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Sofia city Full-Day Self-guided tour

Sofia Full-Day Self-guided tour will take you on an unforgettable exploration of the Bulgarian Capital!Your tripvamGO guide will lead you through Sofia's streets where you’ll find out how the city was founded, which are the main ages and cultures it has gone through while walking with your own tempo and getting to know its greatest sites. You'll also take part in one traditional local experince by using public transport to reach the National History Museum where you can see many collections of artifacts from the Bulgarian and Balkan history.If this is not enough, you can visit one of Bulgaria’s historical symbols next - The Boyana church “St. Nicolas and St. Panteleimon” which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1979.Our full-time support, the tripvamGO online guide and the audio stories of the place will make your trip comfortable, secure, informative and will help you collect unforgettable memories!Just GO and let exploring Bulgria's capital begin!
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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Bulgaria Round Trip Itinerary - 12 days, 11 overnights on FB

During the tour you will see all the most significant historical and archaeological places, most UNESCO sites, present day big cities and small villages, monuments and traces from communist era. You will enjoy delicious traditional food and wine and discover the best kept secret in Europe - Bulgaria!
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  • 12 days
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7-Day Private Boutique Tour: Wine and History of Bulgaria

By this, carefully selected itinerary, you will stay a bit out of the most touristic places of Bulgaria and get deeper in the atmosphere of our history, culture, the way of living in different time periods and, of course, the wine, which is seriously involved in it. We can say that this tour is more like a boutique one because it is a wonderful combination of nature, sightseeing, traditions with 2 overnights in some of the best chateau in Bulgaria, where you will enjoy great food, served with the appropriate wine. The rest of the evenings you will enjoy beautiful towns and cities, like Tryavna, the Medieval capital of Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo and the pearl on the Danube river - Ruse.
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  • 7 days
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  • 7 days
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Melnik Day Tour from Sofia - Forgotten villages & Mystic Wine Traditions

We will travel to the most southern parts of the country, not far from the Greek border. The area you are going to visit is well-known for its healing waters, ancient history, and strong mystical energy. Immerse yourself into the legendary tales about Baba Vanga and learn more about the healing effects of the waters from the region. This experience will open up an exclusive opportunity to visit one of the forgotten villages in Bulgaria and meet the remaining of the local population who will share their authentic lifestyle with you. They will cook traditional dishes and will make you try one of their best selection of home produced wine and rakiya. Travel back in time and admire the fantastic medieval frescoes of Rozhen monastery after which you will be able to enjoy the peacefulness of the smallest city in Bulgaria - Melnik.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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“Mysteries of Bulgaria – the Seer Vanga”, 2-Day Excursion

The temple "St. Petka Bulgarska "was built with the money of Baba Vanga in the early 90s of the last century. The icons of the iconostasis are made by the great Bulgarian artist Svetlin Rusev - a famous painter with international recognition, a close friend of the prophetess. This prompted many discussions among believers and the disapproval of the Holy Synod, and the priests had long refused to sanctify the temple. Vanga himself has made a lot of effort to calm the argument with the argument that the place gives energy and trust to many people. And this is the most important thing for her. In 1994, the church was consecrated with solemn liturgy, and the number of people who visit it is constantly increasing. Many visitors leave small gifts for the temple and flowers at Vanga's grave, which is in his yard. On August 15, when Orthodoxy celebrates the Assumption of the Assumption, a traditional congregation is held in Rupite, folk music is performed by local singers and instrumentalists.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Visit the Cultural Capital of Europe on Motorcycle 2 Days Tour

That's a great option for a budget adventure, which we will give you lots of memories and knowledge. Our professional team will provide the needed service for a positive experience.The tour combines carefully selected moto roads, nice views, historical sites in Plovdiv and the cozy atmosphere of the city's center.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
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Bulgaria: el mejor tour en 8 días y con Guía de habla española

Este viaje de 8 días / 7 pernoctas le permitirá conocer lo mejor de Bulgaria, tanto ciudades milenarias como Sofía y Plovdiv, como sus pueblos tradicionales con su exótica arquitectura, su rica gastronomía y una mezcla de culturas eslavas, búlgaras, otomanas, mediterráneas, etc. que es única en Europa. Sin olvidar sus míticos monasterios ortodoxos enclavados entre boscosas montañas... Para su comodidad estarán acompañados de un guía de habla española en las visitas turísticas y en los traslados por carretera.
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  • 8 days
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  • 8 days

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One day trip Sofia-Kovatchevitsa-Leshten-Sofia

Professional and personalized service aimed at satisfying the customer's need for detailed and complete information about the places visited. Maximum 4 persons per group.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Guided Visit to Sofia National Art Gallery

Meet your guide in front of the National Art Gallery and explore it in a guided tour presenting you the best of the art. This 2-hour tour would guide you through all the halls of the museum with a knowledgeable guide. Your entrance ticket is included in the price.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Taste of Southern Bulgaria (Wine, Food & History 8-Day Tour)

Discover the undiscovered Bulgaria!Enjoy an 8-day group wine tour in the under-the-radar wine country of Bulgaria. Taste unique local wines such as Mavrud and Broadleaved Melnik. Discover the long history of wine making on the lands of modern Bulgaria. Uncover the fascinating stories behind the wines. Experience the passion of the Bulgarian winemakers and winery owners. Learn more about the wines, terroir, wine making and history of Bulgaria. Visit three unique and traditional wine regions in Bulgaria: The Thracian Valley, The Valley of Roses & The Struma River Valley. Sample local Balkan foods. Discover cultural gems such as the Rozhen Monastery and the Old Town of Plovdiv. Experience it all on this wine, food and history wine tour!
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  • 8 days
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4 days: Monasteries in Bulgaria

In Bulgaria there are more than 120 monasteries! The interest in them we can explain with their role in the historical and cultural evolution of the Bulgarian nation. They survived the cruelty times of the middle ages and the Ottoman period, the vandalism, the natural disasters. They were the source of light in the dark ages of the people, making literally schools for education, science and religion. Some of them are like open-air museums, still keeping their secrets. Join us to solve some of their mysteries, to see the biggest ones like Rila, Bachkovo, Troyan. Feel the spirit of the orthodox temples and look over the monks and the nuns. See the incredible frescos and icons, made by the different painting schools. Come to understand why these things are little pieces of heaven. 
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Jews' saviour museum and home-town - Day tour from Sofia to Kyustendil

The main goal in the tour is the story of Bulgarian Jews and how they were saved during the WW2. We will go to Kyustendil to visit the museum of the Jews' saviour Dimitar Peshev, which is organized in the house where he was born in 1894. But Kyustendil is much more then this, so that's why we will spend the day, learning and falling in love in the city with the amazing old history and ultimate healthy termal water. It is also famous with the cherries and other ansolutely delicious fruits. Every June there is a Cherry Festival, colorful and authentic.Kyustendil offers planty of options to spend the day or even more days enjoying the local spirit. The Nature of the close located Osogovo Mountain, the SPA hotels, the artistic atmosphere of many art galeries, ancient, medieval and Ottoman heritage - all this could be seen in one day only.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Rhodope Mountains Day Tour from Sofia - Batak Lake & Scenic Narrow-Gauge Ride

On this day tour, you will get lost in the Bulgarian history and nature – literally! We are heading to one of the most beautiful and enchanting mountains – the Rhodope Mountain. Ancient customs and traditions still echo back through the fields of this picturesque landscape. Get the chance to admire its authenticity by visiting the historical church in Batak. Try out our best food and drink specialties at the magnificent lake Tsigov Chark. All this - followed by a classic narrow gauge train ride.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Private Tour from Sofia to the Rila Monastery

Our service is unique and we know how to provide you with the information you need.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Belogradchik Day Tour from Sofia - Natural Formations, Wine Tasting & Crafts

Get a glimpse into the history of Northwest Bulgaria by exploring the region where remnants of the collaboration between human and nature still lay untouched. Visit the local people in Chiprovtsi who will introduce you to one of the oldest craft techniques in the country. Try the exquisite local wine selection and enjoy a traditional lunch in the beautiful gardens of our hosts. You will get the unique chance to see Belograchik Fortress and Magura Cave through the eyes of your local leader - an art historian, who will reveal the deepest secrets around their history and formation.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Communist Hirstory Private Walking Tour

This tour is a great chance to get insights about the communist past of Sofia and Bulgaria. Learn the most important historical facts related to the regime, the lifestyle, the economy and its consequences for the people, along with some interesting personal stories, and see the remaining old monuments and buildings from that period.
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  • 2 hours
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Culture and hiking: Rila monastery, Stob pyramids, waterfalls and panorama

The highest mountain in Balkan peninsula - Rila. Join the adventure. This is a combined tour in the area of Rila monastery – the biggest one of Bulgaria, the spring of knowledge, hope and faith. We’ll see the phenomena Stob’s pyramids, Bohemia waterfalls and the panoramic peak “The Cross”.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Kustendil: In the footsteps of Spartacus

Departure point: Your hotel in SofiaDeparture time: 08:00 amDuration: 10 hours (approx.)Return details: Return to the initial departure point or wherever you would want to go in SofiaTour highlights: •  Zemen monastery •  The city of Kyustendil •  The Ottoman bridge in the village of Nevestino •  The ancient sanctuary close to the village of Nevestino In 73 year B.C. was the biggest rebellion of slaves against the Roman republic. Their idea was led by Spartacus, the famous gladiator. In his origin, he was a Thracian, from the tribe Medi. In this tour we’ are going in the lands of this tribe, searching some pieces of the past.
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  • 10 hours
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Chiprovtsi - symbols and traditions Private Day Tour

Once upon a time, more than 300 years ago, there was a small town called Kiprovets - “Bulgaria’s flower” - it was so beautiful, full of pretty houses and famous masters who traded with Viena, Venice, and Rome. Although living under the Ottoman rule, the local goldsmiths were still sculpturing glasses, arks, crosses, manuscript linings, and others. Those men were sparking the talents of Bulgarian spirit and the women were weaving carpets which were sent away to the world with encoded symbols, colors and stories.For centuries the locals have been making unique and beautiful carpets which look like paintings made of thread. Their weaving is a whole science, kinda magic, and the craft comes from ancient times.Today the name of this town is Chiprovtsi and together we’ll embark on an exciting tour in it where we’ll get to know the famous Chiprovtsi carpets which are part of the UNESCO’s immaterial cultural heritage list.Come, discover the magic of Bulgarian traditions and symbols!
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Plovdiv, Bachkovo Monastery and The Red Wall Nature Reserve

The city of Plovdiv is the second biggest city in Bulgaria and one of the oldest cities in the world.It is rich in historical and cultural monuments and attracts hundreds and thousands of visitors every day. This is a place where you just get in and feel the spirit of the time, the marks left by the Byzantine,the Roman and the Ottoman empires. Also known as the town of Seven Hills, the city of Plovdiv is such a charming place, especially interesting is the old part of the town – an open air museum of the Revival Period. Our journey continues to the remarkable Bachkovo Monastery – one of the largestorthodox temples in Bulgaria, founded in 1083. A wonderful hike takes us from the Monastery towards one of the prettiest waterfalls in the Red Wall Reserve, home to many endemic and unique species like the Flower of Orpheus. Voted as a bestseller, this tour is highly recommended.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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