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From Bucharest: Bulgaria Small Group Day Tour

3.3 / 5

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Activity provider: Authentic Romania Travel

From Bucharest: Bulgaria Small Group Day Tour

Activity provider: Authentic Romania Travel

From US$ 130.70 per person

Discover Bulgaria and it's astonishing stone churches built in caves, such as Ivanovo Church, the impressive Veliko Tarnovo city and Tsarevets Stronghold, the charming Arbanassi stone village and cross the famous Friendship Bridge.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pick up from your hotel in Bucharest


  • Visit Veliko Tarnovo
  • See Tsarevets Stronghold
  • Explore Arbanassi Village
  • Visit Ivanovo Church
  • Admire the Friendship Bridge
Full description
You will start your trip with a stop by a very famous Bulgarian church, very near to the Romanian border. The Ivanovo Churches are UNESCO heritage since 1979 and are highly appreciated for the rock-hewn churches and thanks to their impressive XIII-XIV century fresco. After this, continue your journey towards the heart of Bulgaria, where one of the most amazing cities of this country is located. Veliko Tarnovo is located on the banks of Yantra River, also known as the City of Tsars, Veliko boasts an impressive fortress with the ruins of the former Tsarevets Palace and the patriarchal church, today with modern and intriguing paintings. After Veliko Tarnovo, a visit by a most wonderful village follows. You will discover together the famous stone village of Arbanassi. This is the only village in Bulgaria that keeps the old architecture style of Bulgarian medieval times. With the batteries full charged you will drive back to Bucharest. You arrive back around 20:00.
  • Licensed English speaking travel guide
  • Private pick-up and drop off at your hotel in Bucharest with bus or minivan
  • Guidance by all sights
  • All transport and road fees
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Customer reviews

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3.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Amazing day - their suggestion for lunch- Awesome!

We really enjoyed our day - take their suggestion for lunch - it was the best food on our trip - unfortunately our guide was sick, my husband ended up sick two days later. We pushed thru the next week with him coughing. I overall recommend this tour.

April 16, 2018

Very good but the visits are a little at a step of load ... we had to walk a lot due to blocked roads and the guide was going too fast for us so it was not pleasant. Otherwise it's very nice to visit :)

September 5, 2019

The tour guide only spoke bad, broken English and couldn't tell us anything about Bulgaria. Only standard sentences came via Romania. He was unfamiliar with the local courts of Bulgaria. There were no detailed explanations from him about the sights.

April 18, 2022

Product ID: 65706